THE GLOW: A Jack O’Lantern Experience Comes to Life for Three Weeks at Fontanel

The Glow

Over 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins, created by master carvers, illuminate the Halloween spirit at this family-friendly event


Whites Creek, TN (August 21, 2017)…There is something for everyone who visits THE GLOW: A Jack O’Lantern Experience this fall at Fontanel in Whites Creek, Tennessee. Presented by Townsquare Live Events, THE GLOW promises a family-friendly, immersive Halloween experience. This travelling one-of-a-kind event that will travel to only three cities in 2017 opens in Nashville October 13 for three weekends October 13 – 15, October 19-22 and October 26 – 29.

Pumpkin Kids
THE GLOW: A Jack O’ Lantern Experience at Fontanel Nashville is a family friendly Halloween experience.

With a staff of 20 pumpkin carvers, THE GLOW offers a trail with more than 5,000 hand-carved illuminated jack o’ lanterns. This Halloween experience will delight visitors as they are surrounded by thousands of intricately-carved pumpkins dangling from above and along the third mile walk. In the Pre-Historic Park, jack o’ lantern dinosaurs stand up to 16 feet tall. Captain Jack and his band of marauders helm a 30-foot-long pirate ship, complete with skeletons and pumpkin pirates. In the pumpkin graveyard, guests will encounter black cats, ghosts and gravestones. THE GLOW also will illuminate superheroes and princesses and some of Music City’s most famous musicians, performers and movie stars.

“Townsquare is especially excited to bring this enchanting Halloween wonderland to Nashville for the first time,” says Shannon Donnelly, Townsquare Live Events Vice President. “Last year’s event brought in 40,000 people when introduced in New Jersey. Nashville is a travel destination city and a great family town. Too, we will enjoy building pumpkins for so many of the celebrities that live here.  We have a team of artists, carvers and producers who’ve been working year-round to create this magical event that we know will captivate people of all ages.”

“We are very excited to partner with Townsquare Live Events to bring THE GLOW to Fontanel for Halloween,” says Bob Ekman, CEO of Fontanel. “This is a unique experience that is only being offered in Nashville, Philadelphia and Washington D.C. Our goal is to always go the extra mile to create events unlike other venues in middle Tennessee. The entire Fontanel staff is looking forward to this event that will capture the feel and spirit of Halloween. For additional details and tickets, click to”

Children 2 and under are free. Tickets start at  $16, and are on sale now at Advanced tickets are required.

For more information and to receive special discounts, join Jack’s Club at:

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THE GLOW is co-produced by Townsquare Media Events and Debbi Katz Productions.

Townsquare is a media, entertainment and digital marketing solutions company with assets that include 309 radio stations in 66 U.S. markets, approximately 550 live events with nearly 18 million attendees each year in the U.S. and Canada, a digital marketing solutions company serving approximately 8,000 small to medium sized businesses, and one of the largest digital advertising networks focused on music and entertainment reaching more than 60 million unique visitors each month. Our live event brands include iconic local media assets such as NJ101.5; acclaimed music festivals such as Mountain Jam and the Taste of Country Music Festival; unique touring lifestyle and entertainment events such as the Insane Inflatable 5K obstacle race series and North American Midway Entertainment, North America’s largest mobile amusement company; and leading tastemaker music and entertainment owned and affiliated websites such as,, and For additional information, please visit

Debbi Katz Productions is a full-service event production company that provides event consulting, from conception to execution. Their team consists of the top people in the entertainment field, including Broadway directors and performers, lighting experts and set designers. ​



Fontanel is one of Nashville’s premier destinations situated on 220 acres nestled in the rolling hills of the Whites Creek Valley, just “three songs” North of downtown Nashville. Property activities include tours of the Fontanel Mansion, a 33,000 square foot log cabin and former home of Country Music Hall of Fame member Barbara Mandrell, concerts at the Carl Black Chevy Woods Amphitheater, Adventureworks Ziplines, Prichard’s Distillery and three miles of public walking trails provided by Metro Parks and Greenway. Handcrafted small batch fine wines are available at Natchez Hills Winery, where you can enjoy a personalized tasting and take your favorite bottle home. Cafe Fontanella is the property’s award-winning restaurant, and is open seven days a week featuring Italian/American cuisine and live music. Accommodations are available on-site at the luxurious Inn at Fontanel, a boutique Bed and Breakfast. Shopping

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