Are you ready for some fall festivities in October? The Quad City Botanical Center is!

Throughout the entire month of October, the Quad City Botanical Center will be hosting Pumpkin Extravaganza activities! All fall events are family-friendly and included with general admission costs or membership. Admission for adults (16 years and older) is $6, seniors (60+) and Military is $5, youth (ages 6-15) is $4, children (ages 2-5) is $2 and toddlers (under 2) are free.

Here is a full list of the activities for the month of October:

Sunday, Oct 1                       1-3 p.m.                                   Scarecrow Building

Sunday, Oct 8                       1-3 p.m.                                   Spooky Pollinators and Pollinator Hike

Friday, Oct 13                       7-9 p.m.                                   Not-So-Scary Halloween Walk

Sunday, Oct 15                    1-3 p.m.                                   Pumpkin Painting

Friday, Oct 20                       7-9 p.m.                                   Not-So-Scary Halloween Walk

Sunday, Oct 22                    11 a.m. – 3 p.m.                                    10th Annual “Gourd”geous Day in the Garden

Family fun activities include fall photo opportunities, games, gourd crafts, speakers, gourd vendors, raffles, door prizes and food!

Don’t miss out on some fall fun at the Botanical Center!

Tess Abney is a writer and artist from the Quad-Cities who enjoys writing on a variety of topics for