Volunteers Needed for Saturday!

We count on over 2,000 volunteers to make the Pumpkin Festival a success. We thank everyone who has already signed up! If you have not signed up, and you and your co-workers, friends, or family would like to help out, visit the link below to secure your spot. There are openings for the Pumpkin Grille, Pancake Breakfast, and the Sweet Shoppe. We especially need your help on Saturday!

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2017 Open Registrations

Register now for these activities at the 2017 Pumpkin Festival!

Business Expo  
Craft Faire    
Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest 

Live Streaming from the Festival

The fun begins at 4 pm on September 13. You can view live streaming from the 51st Annual Morton Pumpkin Festival HERE


Welcome to the Morton Pumpkin Festival

Join us for the 2017 Morton Pumpkin Festival on September 13-16. Mark your calendars now! 

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