Advertising Opportunity

The Morton Chamber of Commerce produces a full-color, professionally printed guide book for the Morton Pumpkin Festival each year. 20,000 copies of this official guide will be distributed beginning August 1.  Morton Chamber Members can secure full-color ads of various sizes by contacting our offices or by completing and returning the registration form at the link below. Registration deadline is May 30.





2015 Theme Announced

Pumpkins of the Caribbean was announced as the 2015 Pumpkin Festival theme with a video at the Morton Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on January 10th at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria.


Welcome to the Morton Pumpkin Festival

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


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    There's always something new going on at the Morton Pumpkin Festival and  this 48th year round-up is no exception!   Our 2014 ... Read More...
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