REMINDER: Bring carved pumpkins to ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ this Saturday!


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REMINDER: Be sure to bring your carved pumpkins and tea light candles to Dottie Harper Park this Saturday night, Nov. 1 to fill the park up with pumpkins for the ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’!

The original B/ IAS team – which brought Burien some amazing artwork at an empty lot near Town Square – is behind this year’s event.

Pumpkins can be dropped off between Noon – 9 p.m. at the Burien Community Center parking lot, located at 14700 6th Ave SW.

Night of 1000 Pumpkins will run from 6-10pm.

Here’s the schedule:

Burien Community Center: 6-9pm:

  • Two rooms of unlimited carnival games with $6 wristband
  • Flower making and tot play room
  • Critter room provided by Place for Pets
  • Clay Martin Halloween Puppet Show from 6:45-8PM

Burien Community Center Parking Lot, 6-10pm

  • Carve pumpkins on-site
  • Mariachi Fiesta Mexicana from 7:00-9:30PM
  • Wandering saw performer Reggie Miles from 6:30-9PM
  • Face painting by Burien Arts Association
  • Day of the Dead altars created by Nancy Salguero McKay , Sister BhaktiShakti, & area school & community groups with artist Amaranta Sandys
  • Pumpkin Plinko and Sling Bang Bowling (Equinox Studios )
  • Fire performers at 7:15 and 9:00pm
  • Art Installations by Mary Saucier and Mike Dodds
  • Food vendors Tokyo Dog, Burien Press, Kettle Corn, and Maria’s Tamales
  • KCLS Library2Go Van
  • Jungle Maze at Burien Evangelical Church

Dottie Harper Park, 6-10pm:

  • Bring your jack-o-lantern to create “1,000 pumpkins!”
  • S‘mores around the campfire
  • Eric Ode storytelling and songs around the campfire from 6:30-8PM
  • Art Installation by Zoey Platt and Oleana PerryBrought to you by:
    Burien Parks, Recreation &Cultural Services; B/IAS; Discover Burien. A big thanks to our sponsors: 4 Culture and Ignition Northwest.

Burien Community Center is located at 14700 6th Ave SW.

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One Response to “REMINDER: Bring carved pumpkins to ‘Night of 1000 Pumpkins’ this Saturday!”
  1. Thank you everyone ,, It was a perfect storm and a very giant shout out to all the volunteers and to the fact we got all the Pumpkins in the dumpster LAST night…. I am so so so so so Happy we are not in the rain picking up pumpkins.

    The number of people to thank is much greater than my poor (very tired Brain) can muster at the moment. Number one is KATHY….and of course Gina

    We are so blessed to have such a great and crazy community that is willing to dive into the breach with us on our flights of fantasy.

    Last night saw over 2500 people from all over the area and proved to the new City Management and to many communities that you can take a risk, play with fire and just have good old fashion silly fun free of charge and it’s a VERY GOOD thing.

    This is the core of life with a smile on it !

    Thank you everyone…….

    DJ/KJ

    If you saw something you liked last night check out http://www.Nightof1000Pumpkins.com for info on our sponsors , artists, vendors and other… Let them know you appreciated their hard work directly, it takes a lot to make all the art and events !

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