Every October, kids and adults love to discover what goes BUMP in the night in Frick Park!

Intended for kids ages three to nine and their adults, Bump in the Night is an annual family fun event celebrating fall. Bump in the Night takes place over two weekends every October. 

Children ages three to nine and their adults are invited to Frick Park for an evening of fun fall activities that they can do together. Take a night hike; see and learn about nocturnal animals; sit around the campfire; carve a pumpkin; and join a sing-a-long! Top off the night with refreshments and cookies before you head home with your carved pumpkin. 

Kids under age three not admitted.

We strive to make our programs accessible to everyone. Inquire about accommodations for special needs by contacting Leisa Esposito at 412-586-4576 or lesposito@pittsburghparks.org.

  • Image of a woman holding up a pumpkin in a field of pumpkins

    Setting up the pumpkin patch at Bump in the Night

  • Image of a little girl watching a pumpkin being carved

    Carving pumpkins at Bump in the Night

  • Image of kids and adults roasting marshmallows over a fire

    Roasting marshmallows at Bump in the Night

  • Image of an audience of kids and adults laughing

    Entertainment under the tent at Bump in the Night

  • Image of Dr. Boo in a lab coat onstage at Bump in the Night

    Entertainment by Dr. Boo at Bump in the Night

  • Image of a great horned owl

    Nocturnal animals like owls make appearances at Bump in the Night

  • Image of a line of lit jack-o-lanterns in the dark

    Jack-O-Lanterns at Bump in the Night

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