THANK YOU!

We want to thank everyone who volunteered and assisted us in hosting our 48th Annual Morton Pumpkin Festival.  Despite some rainy and cooler weather, we had an incredible turn out.  We hope to see everyone next year for another wonderful event!


 

 

Theme to be Announced

The 2015 Pumpkin Festival Theme will be announced at the Morton Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner on January 10th at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria.


 

THANK YOU VENDORS!

There are so many businesses that come and help out during the Morton Pumpkin Festival.  Many provide services to us for a reduced fee or completely free of charge.  We want to thank the following businesses and organizations for all of their support this year:

Apostolic Christian Church
Aupperle and Sons
CORE Construction
Garber Heating and Cooling
Grimm's Trucking
ITV-3
Jefferson Elementary School
Klean Wash
Markley's Pest Elimination
One Source
Zeller Electric

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 18-20, 2015
Pumpkin Classic Run & Walk:  September 19, 2015

 

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