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Halloween Neighborhood Pumpkin Walk

Updated on June 5, 2014

Pumpkin Walk in Your Neighborhood

A pumpkin walk is a fun festive family celebration for the whole neighborhood to get involved. An excellent way to celebrate the coming of Autumn. A fun way to have a lighthearted Halloween celebration with your family and visit with your neighbors. Walk up and down the street and check out the pumpkins, play a fun Halloween game, eat a cookie and drink some apple cider. Enjoy your neighborhood pumpkin walk with your family and neighbors.

In this lens will be ideas on invitations, pumpkin games and prizes,. Enjoy a pumpkin spice juice recipe that is included in this lens. Happy Autumn!

Pumpkin Photo at Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak

Halloween Harvest Planning Ideas

PLANNING IDEAS

  • Pick a Theme for your Fall / Harvest Party.
  • Create invite postcards or flyers.
  • Close off your neighborhood street.
  • Party in the street or maybe a neighbors yard.
  • Line the sidewalks with your theme such as Pumpkins
  • Decorate your front or porch with your theme.
  • Choose themed games accordingly by ages of kids on the block.
  • Theme party favors and prizes.
  • Plan food accordingly for your theme.
  • Choose a theme dress attire.

As you can see its all about a Theme!

Pumpkin Signs

You'll need a few sign pointing which way to the Pumpkin Walk.

Neighbors Pumpkin Display - Decorate Pumpkins!

Pumpkin Faces!

Everywhere Orange

Pumpkin Sticker Faces

You can use these stickers to make faces on your pumpkins.

Paint your face! - Cute Pumpkin Cheek

Games! - Pumpkin Bowling

BOO! Bowling with a pumpkin and toilet paper,

Chocolate Cake Moments

Pumpkin Party Prizes

These are perfect Halloween prizes to give after playing a game.

Make Cookies!

Photo by All Betz Off

Recipe by All Recipes

Serving Size

Serves: 3 Dozen

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp orange zest
  • 1/2 cup solid pack pumpkin puree
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 pinch salt

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl cream the butter, brown sugar, and orange zest. Stir in the pumpkin. Add the eggs and vanilla, mix well. Sift together the flour, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and salt; stir into the pumpkin mixture. Chill dough for 30 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven 375 degrees
  3. Lightly flour the counter then roll out the dough to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut into pumpkin shapes or any other Halloween shape and place onto a cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the oven. Decorate with frosting. Then enjoy!
Cast your vote for Pumpkin Ginger Cookies

Try some Pumpkin juice - Carved Out Pumpkin Filled With Pumpkin Juice

Pumpkin Juice Recipes

First recipe is by My Recipes 101

17.5 oz pumpkin (cleaned)

3.5 oz sugar

1 lemon

Grate pumpkin on a small grater. Then boil sugar in 34 oz = 1 liter)of water. Place the pumpkin into the water with sugar. Bring it to a boil and cool. Squeeze the juice out of the lemon. Add it to the pumpkin. Beat the mix in the blender.

Second recipe by Seasonal Recipes

2 cups fresh pumpkin, peeled and chopped up into chunks

2 cups apple juice

1/2 cup pineapple juice

Honey to taste

Cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and/or allspice (all ground, to taste)

Juice the pumpkin pieces by squeezing through a cheesecloth or using a juicer if you have one. Pour the pumpkin juice, apple juice and pineapple juice into a blender. Add the hone. Start with 1 teaspoon; add more to your liking. Blend thoroughly. Add your spices. Taste as you go. Chill your pumpkin juice or serve iced, Enjoy!

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      Cheryl Fay Mikesell 5 years ago from Ladysmith, WI

      @FallenAngel 483: Thank You.

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      Cheryl Fay Mikesell 5 years ago from Ladysmith, WI

      @VspaBotanicals: Thanks!

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      VspaBotanicals 5 years ago

      A lovely lovely lens

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      FallenAngel 483 5 years ago

      Love the idea of a pumpkin walk. Also really like the idea of pumpkin bowling, very creative and fun lens.

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      Cheryl Fay Mikesell 5 years ago from Ladysmith, WI

      @JaneNew: Thanks! Now wouldn't that be a really great idea to have in the Valley. Have a Pumpkin Walk. A nice fun fall party for you all. But you better invite me!

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      JaneNew 5 years ago

      I love pumpkins! I enjoyed the photos, nice lens. Now I am hungry for pumpkin cookies and juice!