October brings pumpkin patch, movie and more to Camp Helen State Park

September 8, 2021

The Friends of Camp Helen are excited to announce the opening of their pumpkin patch Saturday, October 2 at 9 a.m. Pumpkins will be sold 7 days a week, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. through October 31 or until sold out.

Families can enjoy the trail bingo and straw maze, kayak/SUP rentals, and scarecrow row daily. This year, Saturdays in the Patch will feature hay rides, games, contests, music, arts, crafts and more.

Saturday, October 23 is a special evening with a movie after dark FREE to the public. The park will remain open after sunset for those attending the showing of “Hocus Pocus.” The movie begins after sunset (around 6:45 p.m.). Bring your own blankets and chairs.

The Friends of Camp Helen encourage everyone visiting the pumpkin patch to social distance when possible. More information is available at facebook.com/FriendsOfCampHelenStatePark, or by calling (850) 233-5059.

Camp Helen State Park is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway (Highway 98), Panama City Beach, just west of the Lake Powell Bridge.

Park Fees
There is an honor entrance station. The fee is $4.00 per vehicle and $1.00 per bicyclist or pedestrian. Click here for park website.

Driving Directions
Camp Helen is located at 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway, Panama City Beach, FL, just west of the Phillips Inlet bridge on the Bay County and Walton county line. The entrance is south of U.S. Hwy 98. ::MAP::