Museum Madness Pumpkin Walk

  • 3025 French Road, Beaumont, 77706
  • (409) 898-0348
  • Beaumont Heritage Society
  • October 23, 2021
  • John Jay French Museum
  • 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • $5.00 at the gate. 3 and under free. Free for BHS members.

Get ready for the annual Pumpkin Walk held on Saturday, October 23rd on the grounds of the historic John Jay French Museum from 6 - 9 p.m! Use your creativity to decorate or carve a pumpkin and enter it in our contest. The fan favorite pumpkin in several categories will be selected by ballot and prizes will be awarded, so gather your friends and family to come vote on your favorites! Float through a haunted tour of the 1845 French home featuring departed French family members, a haunted hayride of the grounds, and a pumpkin craft for the kids (while they last).

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Admission is $5 at the gate for non-members with guests three and under attending free. Beaumont Heritage Society members attend free, check your membership card for details.

Masks are strongly encouraged.


This event is part of the Inaugural “Museum Madness Weekend,” October 22 – 24, 2021. The Art Museum of Southeast Texas, Beaumont Children’s Museum, Beaumont Heritage Society, Edison Museum, Dishman Art Museum, McFaddin-Ward House Museum, Museum of the Gulf Coast, Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, and Texas Energy Museum are each hosting events for a fun-filled weekend in Jefferson County.

The weekend starts off with “Spindletop Spookfest and Movie Night” at the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum, and guided tours of “A Walk with the Stars” at the Museum of the Gulf Coast on Friday, October 22, 2021.
On Saturday in downtown Beaumont, the Edison Museum will be hosting the “Ghost Phone Photographic Exhibit.” The Beaumont Children’s Museum is celebrating “National Chemistry Day” with the TAMU Chemistry Road Show, and the Art Museum of Southeast Texas and Texas Energy Museum are holding their annual “Dino Day” and “Family Arts Day: Eat a Bug,” respectfully.

The McFaddin-Ward House Museum will open their grounds for a “Picnic on the Lawn” and the Beaumont Heritage Society is hosting their annual “Pumpkin Walk” at the John Jay French Museum. The Museum of the Gulf Coast will also be offering additional guided tours of “A Walk with the Stars,” rounding out the events for Saturday, October 23, 2021.
The Dishman Art Museum is ending the weekend with the exhibition, “Julie Speed: East of the Sun and West of the Moon,” and the Spindletop-Gladys City Boomtown Museum is hosting “Open Mic Night” on Sunday, October 24, 2021.

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