Are you getting in the Halloween mood? Have you been to one of the local pumpkin patches, corn mazes and fun farms around Richmond, one of the scary or family-friendly Halloween events around Richmond or one of the many festivals around Richmond in October? Well then, it’s time to carve your pumpkin!
There’s a bevy of sites on the Internet where you can get plenty of help carving a ghoulish or fun pumpkin to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve. Most offer FREE patterns and plenty of instructions, tips, and hints for carving simple to elaborate professional looking pumpkins. Check these out:
- Southern States: FREE pumpkin carving templates for Halloween.
- Martha Stewart: pumpkin carving basics plus lots more on the Grande Dame of crafts.
- Pumpkin Masters: Pumpkin carving tips and tricks and free patterns.
- Pumpkin Carving 101: Includes history, choosing, care, and even burial traditions for pumpkins.
- DLTK’s Pumpkin Carving Patterns: patterns and instructions and lots more on this great site for kids and moms.
- The Pumpkin Wizard: Celebrity patterns and more!
- How to Carve an Elaborate Pumpkin Design, Easily!!! Easy, illustrated guide with text and accompanying photos shows how to turn a pumpkin into an elaborately carved pumpkin. Anyone can follow these easy instructions to produce a professional-looking Halloween Jack-O-Lantern!
- SpookMaster free patterns, plus hundreds of other pumpkin carving patterns for just one payment of $5.95.
Learn more about Richmond-area Halloween events an activities. Check out Richmond area pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and fall fun farms.
- The Ultimate List of RVA Parks and Playgrounds
Richmond’s Farmers Markets
Richmond area scenic drives
October Festivals, Halloween Fun & More
Fun events in October around Richmond – concerts and more!
The Ultimate List of Richmond-area Halloween Events and Activities
Richmond area Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, and Fall Fun Farms
Apple picking fun, plus apple donuts, apple pie, apple cider, and wine
- Nature walks and scenic hikes for all ages around Richmond