MSU Tollgate Farm PumpkinfestName: MSU Tollgate Farm PumpkinfestDate: October 5, 2019Time: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDTEvent Description:The 6th Annual Pumpkinfest weekend at MSU Tollgate Farm is just a month away. It’s happening on Saturday and Sunday, October 5 & 6, from 11 am to 5 pm. Come, take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick your perfect pumpkin. Food, music, farm animals, educational exhibits, and children’s activities all make for a fun fall outing for all ages. We hope as many MSU Alumni as possible will join us for this special fall harvest celebration. Entry is $ 5 per person / 2 and under free. Parking is free.
Volunteer Opportunities for MSU Alumni
Every great event has a team of great people who make it happen. Pumpkinfest has a wonderful team of staff and volunteers who love the Farm, and love to help. There are so many different supporting roles where Tollgate visitors would appreciate your help.
For adults and youth 16 and older, we would like to invite you to consider volunteering in one of the many roles available for this event.
Here is just a sample of the volunteer positions available:
- Wagon Ride Helper
- “Strawland” Children’s Activity Monitor
- Cider Pressing Helper
- Food Concessions Worker
- Volunteer Center Helper
- Welcome Center Helper
- Fishing Helper
- Sound board operator
- Strolling Minstrel!
Please visit our SignUpGenius site for more about how to sign up to help.
Some of the benefits of volunteering at Pumpkinfest include:
- Visit the volunteer hospitality center
- Enjoy live music
- Meet new friends; enjoy old friends
- Help visitors have fun while learning about agriculture
- Enjoy a day at the Farm
Pumpkinfest is a fundraiser for our educational programs. By volunteering or donating, you are helping provide scholarships for Detroit-area school children to visit our farm through camps and field trips. If you or your company is interested in sponsoring the event, please contact Ellen Koehler firstname.lastname@example.org