ST.CLOUD - Fall festivities are well underway as Pumpkinfest 2012 kicks off (today) Friday.

St. Cloud Park and Recreation is sponsoring this free "spooktacular" event at Lake George Municipal Complex from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Children can participate in trick or treating, face painting, pumpkin painting, and arts and crafts. Guests can also see animals at the petting zoo.

Kids ten and under are encouraged to wear their halloween costumes.