If you're a fall lover like I am, you're about to have a greater appreciation for the Minnesota Zoo. They just announced that in October they'll be constructing their first ever glowing pumpkin trail they call the Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular.

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It's a pumpkin wonderland located in the middle of the zoo. Guests will be able to see over 5,000 glowing jack-o-lanterns of all varieties rain or shine. The zoo will set the mood with musical vignettes and fog as you walk along the trail.

The pumpkin wonderland opens on Thursday, Oct. 4 and goes through Halloween night. The trail opens at 7 p.m. and goes until 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday. The trail will stay open until 11 p.m. Friday through Saturday.

Tickets can be purchased online and at the zoo's admission office. Adults are $15, children 3-12 are $12 and kids under 3 are free. Seniors 65 and older get a $3 discount. The ticket office closes daily at 9 p.m.

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