3855 W Picacho Ave
Las Cruces, NM 88007

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2021 Season

September 25 - October 31
Saturdays & Sundays
11AM - 7PM


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- Registered service animals only

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2015 New Mexico Pumpkin Festival - Las Cruces - El Paso, TX

New Mexico Pumpkin Festival

Join us for two fun-filled days celebrating the PUMPKIN - America's favorite gourd!

The festival will be hosted by Ed Montana, the voice of the maze, and will feature a wide range of attractions, contests, entertainment, and food.

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NM Pumpkin Festival at Mesilla Valley Maze - Las Cruces, NM
All-Day Activities:
  • Coloring contest
  • Goblin Egg Gourd Hunt (kids under 12)
  • Corn maze
  • Face painting
  • Pumpkin painting
  • Giant slides
  • Duck races
  • Hamster wheels
  • Hayrides to pumpkin patch
  • Playground
  • Food for purchase
  • Country store
  • and more!
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Scheduled Activities:
  • Live music
  • Pumpkin pie eating contest
  • Hula hoop contest
  • Stick horse rodeo
  • Goblin egg gourd hunt
  • Great pumpkin drop
  • Contest winner awards
  • and more!
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New Mexico Pumpkin Festival - Las Cruces, NM

2021 Festival Dates & Times

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Featured Contests & Events

Pie Eating Contest

NM Pumpkin Festival at Mesilla Valley Maze - Las Cruces, NM

Can't get enough pumpkin and can't wait for Thanksgiving? Now's your chance! Get in there and enjoy! No utensils, but you can use your hands. Eat the pie the fastest and you could earn the coveted Fastest Pumpkin Pie Eating in the West prize. Contest is held on Saturday and Sunday.

Tour de Maze Contest

Tour de Maze Contest at Mesilla Valley Maze

Though we all love our grown up toys, sometimes it's fun to be a kid again! Join us for the Tour de Maze. A tricycle race for grown ups! We have over-sized tricycles. All you need is the will to win and great quadriceps! Multiple heats per day.

Stick Horse Rodeo

Stick Horse Rodeo at Mesilla Valley Maze

Giddy up! Back for its third year, the Stick Horse Rodeo is great fun for kids 12 years and under. All of the little 'buck-a-roos' can compete in branding, roping, barrel racing and other ranch rodeo activities. The rodeo is brought to you by Future Farmers of America of Las Cruces' Centennial High School.

Hula Hoop Contest

Hula Hoop Contest at Mesilla Valley Maze

Our amazing Hula Hoopists, compete for the championship. Starting with one hoop and progressing to 3 to determine the winner, have you got the hips to make the winners circle?

Pumpkin Balloon Toss

Pumpkin Balloon Toss at Mesilla Valley Maze

The Pumpkin Balloon Toss really makes a splash! Starting off with a hand-to-hand pass and ending over 50 feet apart. Who gets wet and who stays dry?

Coloring Contest for Kids

NM Pumpkin Festival at Mesilla Valley Maze - Las Cruces, NM

Kids, sharpen your crayons, uncap your markers, or wet your watercolors! Download this year's coloring page, print it out, color it in, and enter it to win! Prizes will be awarded at the festival.

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