Gardner Village Blog NEW Fun In Store As We Celebrate Two Decades of Witch Displays
Wednesday Sep 22 2021

Look up high, in the sky…

 WitchFest at Gardner Village

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Gardner Village has turned into quite the GREEN scene.

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Can you believe this is the 20th year these green-faced beauties have landed in The Village?! No wonder they feel right at home.  

witchy poo 

Excuse me, Madame, but there is a door on that thing, ya know?


Actually, our green gals feel at home because Gardner Village is their home for much of the year. Believe it or not, the Gardner Village decorating team begins working their behind-the-scenes witch magic in June.

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“A lot of time goes into getting our girls ready,” Keri Taylor, Gardner Village decorator, explained. “They get new outfits and have their makeup touched up. They want to look good for their fans, after all. Plus, we change up the displays year after year so everyone always has something unexpected to look forward to.”


Beyond new scenes, the new friends joining our ladies will have you green with envy!

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To celebrate 21 years of WitchFest and 20 years of these green dancing queens, you’re in for an extra special treat… two all-NEW displays!


“We had an oddly-shaped witch this year,” Keri said. “She gave us the idea of having a yoga witch. That lead us to Witch Workouts and Mold's Gym was born.”

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Way to work it, ladies!

Mold's Gym 

We won’t give everything away, but here’s a sneak peek at new display #2. Any idea what these cackling crazies are up to?

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It’s time for the green to get seen with our free witch scavenger hunt. Follow along using your phone and the QR code quick access, or print a hunt from home before boarding your brooms for The Village.

 Gardner Village Halloween scavenger hunt

With hunt in hand, it’s time to embark on your witch-spotting adventure. Do you think you have your witch wits about you enough to spot every item on the list? With more than 25 witch displays this year, you have your work cut out for you.  

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Of course, the Halloween scene at Gardner Village wouldn’t be complete without the Witching Bridge and ample photo op stops.  

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Ready to get into the spirit of things and celebrate 20 years with our green gals? Whether you come by boat, bike or broom, we can’t wait to see you here soon!

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Don't forget your scavenger hunt form. Download it and print it from home for free here

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