Host a daytime group at one of our Pumpkin Festival Campfire Sites!
Your Campfire Site reservation includes:
– a campfire perfect for roasting s’mores and hot dogs!
– our staff will set your fire and light it for you
– reserved space for your group to gather
– one 8 foot, wooden picnic table
– 2 wooden benches (one pictured)
– trash and recycling bins
Smorpaks, hot dog packages to cook at your site, apple cider donuts, gallons of cider, and fresh popped kettle corn are available to order online when you make your reservation. You are also welcome to bring your own food and beverages (alcohol is not permitted).
Feel free to bring additional seating or a folding table if needed.
PUMPKIN FESTIVAL ADMISSION MUST BE PURCHASED SEPARATELY FOR EVERY GUEST
2 time slots available:
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
You are welcome to enjoy the Festival activities before or after your reservation time but you must clear your site at the end of your reservation time. Please take into account your set-up and clean-up time when making arrangements with your guests.
All Campfire Site guests are required to have a Pumpkin Festival ticket. Tickets are not included with your Campfire Site reservation and MUST be purchased separately for each guest. Tickets are $15/person + processing fee, everyone 2 years of age and older, including hosts and guests of honor must have a Pumpkin Festival ticket.
After you make your Campfire Site reservation, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to purchase Festival tickets. Festival tickets are electronic and can be purchased online before your event. The Pumpkin Festival has a drive-thru admission gate; all visitors present their tickets before parking their vehicles and walking to the Campfire Sites. Please note you are unable to distribute tickets to your guests on-site. Please ensure all your guests have a Festival ticket before arriving at the Festival. What if the time slot for your reservation sells out? Not to worry! With a Campfire Site reservation you can purchase tickets for the time of your reservation even if the time slot is sold out for the general public.
A credit card is required to reserve and will be charged in full when you make a reservation.
Each Campfire Site accommodates a maximum of 30 people. For the safety and comfort of your guests and those at your neighboring Sites we must adhere to the 30 person maximum per Site. If your group is larger than 30 people you may select 2 Campfire Sites when making your reservation. A maximum of two Campfire Site reservations may be made for any group.
For business’ reserving Campfire Sites; signs, no larger than 2′ x 3′ (yard sale sign size), are permitted only in your Campfire Site space. No signage may be posted anywhere on the Farm other than within your reserved Campfire Site space. Signs larger than 2′ x 3′ are not permitted (feather signs, banners, etc.) We appreciate your consideration and cooperation. If you are interested in hosting a larger event, with more space and exposure, please get in touch with the office for information on our Festival Event Tent space!
Hot Dog Packages, Smorpaks and additional items can be ordered online when making your reservation.
Daytime Campfire Sites are located along the tree line in the Farm Park. It is short walking distance to all of the Festival activities. The Campfire Sites location is circled in yellow on our map!
For Groups Arriving by Bus (please share this information with your driver):
Busses should approach Butler’s Orchard via Route 27 directly to Davis Mill Road. Avoid Brink Road and Wildcat Road due to dangerous curves. Map and directions are on our website.
Full refund 30 days or more before your event
50% refund 14-29 days before event
We are happy to help you reschedule!
Visiting the Farm is a weather dependent event. If there is any doubt about the weather, please check our website, Facebook, or Instagram for updates on the morning of your visit. You can also call 301-428-0444. If Butler’s Orchard closes for the day due to weather, we are happy to help you reschedule or we will refund your Campfire Party Site reservation fee. Pre-purchased tickets for entry may be used another date or may be returned by the party host only for a refund through our office.
Grills are not permitted.
Electricity is not available at our Campfire Sites.
It is the group host’s responsibility to ensure that your event site is cleaned and returned to its original condition. Groups will be charged an additional flat fee of $250 if Butler’s Orchard has to clean after an event.
Service animals welcome. Comfort or emotional support animals and other non-service animals (pets) are not permitted at Butler’s Orchard.
There are portable restrooms located throughout the Farm Park.
Please call us at 301-428-0444 if you have any questions.