Jack-o'-Lantern Walk comes to North Mankato

Community members are invited to walk the Bluff Park trails that will be lined with an array of lit-up carved pumpkins

Jack-o'-Lantern Walk comes to North Mankato

NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) — If you’re looking for a fun, fall activity this weekend, North Mankato Taylor Library is hosting a Jack-o'-Lantern Walk at Bluff Park in North Mankato.

The free event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17. The event will also feature a fall food stand.

The public can walk the trails and view the array of carved, lit-up pumpkins along the way.

“We are really excited to do something for the community, get outside and have some fun safely. With so many things being different and changing this year this is just one little fun event we are doing to help the community,” said North Mankato Taylor Library Director Katie Heintz.

The library previously distributed 60 pumpkins throughout the community to be carved for Saturday’s event. Of those pumpkins, Fun.com will provide cash prizes to the most unique and the funniest. In both categories, first place will win $100, with second and third place winners receiving $50 and $25, respectively.

Those who submitted pumpkins should drop them off between 5 and 5:30 p.m. Saturday and place their name and phone number somewhere on the pumpkin.

The library encourages attendees to remain six feet apart and bring masks.

More information can be found here.

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