Welcome to the Morton Pumpkin Festival
September 18, 2015
We will be closing early tonight due to the weather. Our food venues are open till 8pm. Business Expo also wraps up at 8pm. Cousin Eddie is playing live on our Entertainment Stage now!
Entertainment Update for Friday, September 18:
CHARACTER MEET & GREET HAS BEEN CANCELLED
JULIE K, SCHEDULED FOR 5PM, HAS BEEN CANCELLED
PUMPKIN IDOL, SCHEDULED FOR 6PM, HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 AT 2:15PM ON THE ENTERTAINMENT STAGE.
ALL YOU CAN RIDE BRACELET UPDATE: Due to the worsening weather, those holding vouchers for the All You Can Ride session have two options:
1. Your bracelets will be honored next year.
2. You may exchange your voucher for a strip of 10 tickets good for anytime the remainder of the Festival (a $25 value) at the Big M Amusements Trailer at the corner of First and Adams.
CHARACTER MEET & GREET UPDATE
Our characters have arrived!! Captain Hook, Tinkerbell, Captain America, the Little Mermaid and one of the Minions are here and waiting for the weather to break. We are scheduled to start at 4pm and plan to start at that time or slightly thereafter dependent on the weather.
As the home of Libby's Pumpkin, Morton is proud to say that over 80% of the world's canned pumpkin is processed right here. Each September, in celebration of the pumpkin canning season, Morton hosts the Morton Pumpkin Festival. 2015 will be the Festival's 49th year. Come and celebrate with us!
Pumpkin Festival: September 16-19, 2015
Pumpkin Festival Parade: September 19, 2015
Pumpkin Craft Faire: September 18-19, 2015
Pumpkin Classic Run & Walk: September 19, 2015