You don't have to wait until October 31st to celebrate Halloween with your family!

Valleyfair's 'Great Pumpkin Fest' opens this weekend and will be open every Saturday and Sunday until October 29th. This event is held during the day and is designed to allow young children to celebrate Halloween without any terrifying attractions.

Your kids can join Snoopy and his friends at Valleyfair to enjoy your favorite rides, live entertainment and fun activities!

Halloween activities include:

The Story Telling Witch: A friendly witch entertains and reads the classic 'It's a Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown"

The Great Pumpkin Parade: Little ones are invited to participate in this parade and show off their costumes.

Trick or Treat Street: Bring a bucket and collect some goodies!

Charlie Brown's Pirate Adventure: Watch as Captain Charlie Brown and his crew set sail searching for treasure!

"The Great Pumpkin Fest" sounds like a great day out with your young family! Learn more here.

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