2018 Schedule

Saturday, September 8
9:00 am: Pumpkin Open Tennis Tournament (Joal Stanfield Tennis Complex)
10:30 am: Pumpkin Pedal (bike ride launch from Better Banks)
12:00 pm: Pumpkin Boat Races, followed by Tent Set-Up Competition, Frozen T-Shirt Competition (Kennel Lake Sportsmen's Club)

 

Sunday, September 9
9:00 am: Pumpkin Open Pickleball Tournament (Joal Stanfield Tennis Complex) 
1:30 pm: Box Car Derby (Plum near Washington St.)

 

Monday, September 10
Window Decorating Contest Judging

 

Tuesday, September 11
4:00-5:30 pm: Pumpkin Weigh Off (Parking lot across from PNC on Jefferson St.)
4:30-6:00 pm: Pumpkin Decorating Contest entries accepted
6:30 pm: Big Wheel Race (Washington St. between Main & Plum)

 

Wednesday, September 12
4:00-8:00 pm: Pumpkin Business Expo open
4:00-8:00 pm: Pumpkin Store open (inside Business Expo)
4:00 pm: Carnival & Midway open
4:30-9:00 pm: Pumpkin Grill open
4:30-9:30 pm: Pumpkin Sweet Shop Open
5:00 pm: Official Opening Ceremony (Main Stage)
5:00-9:30 pm: Entertainment (Main Stage)
6:25 pm: LIBBY'S Pumpkin Recipe Challenge Winner (Main Stage)
6:30-7:30 pm: Pumpkin Princess Pageant (Main Stage)

 

Thursday, September 13:
6:30 - 9:30 am: Pumpkin Drive Thru open (161 Detroit)
2:00-4:30 pm: Senior Appreciation Afternoon
2:00-3:30 pm: Pumpkin Bingo (Pumpkin Grill)
3:00-8:00 pm: Pumpkin Business Expo open
3:00-8:00 pm: Pumpkin Store open (inside Business Expo)
3:30-4:30 pm: Free pie & coffee for seniors (Pumpkin Grill)
3:30-9:30 pm: Entertainment (Main Stage)
4:00 pm: Carnival & Midway opens
4:00-7:00 pm: Pumpkin Drive Thru open
4:30-9:00 pm: Pumpkin Grill open
4:30-9:30 pm Pumpkin Sweet Shop open
6:00-6:30 pm: Kiddie Parade (Downtown)

 

Friday, September 14:
6:30-9:30 am:  Pumpkin Drive Thru open 
11:00 am-1:00 pm: Pumpkin Grill open
11:00 am-1:00 pm: Pumpkin Sweet Shop open
11:00 am-7:00 pm: Pumpkin Drive Thru Open
3:00 pm: Carnival & Midway opens
3:30 pm-6:30 pm: Pumpkin Art & Craft Market open (across from Festival Grounds on Jefferson St.)
4:00-9:00 pm: Pumpkin Store open
4:00-9:00 pm: Pumpkin Business Expo open
4:00-9:00 pm: Entertainment on Main Stage
4:30-9:00 pm: Pumpkin Grill open
4:30-9:30 pm: Pumpkin Sweet Shop open

5:00-7:00 pm: Pumpkin Classic packet pick up (Lincoln Elementary School)

6:30-7:30 pm: Pumpkin Idol Jr. on Main Stage

 


Saturday, September 15:
6:30-10:00 am: Entertainment (Main Stage)
6:30-10:30 am: Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast (Pumpkin Grille)
7:30 am: Pumpkin Classic 10K/2Mile run/walk begins
8:00 am-6:00 pm: Pumpkin Art & Craft Market open (across from Festival Grounds on Jefferson St.)
10:30 am: Pumpkin Festival Parade begins
11:00 am-7:00 pm: Pumpkin Drive Thru open
Noon: Carnival & Midway opens
Noon-8:00 pm Pumpkin Business Expo open
Noon-8:00 pm: Pumpkin Store open (inside Business Expo)
Noon-9:00 pm Pumpkin Grill open
Noon-9:00 pm Pumpkin Sweet Shop Open
Noon-9:00 pm: Entertainment (Main Stage)
3:00-4:00 pm: Pie Eating Competition (Main Stage)
9:00 pm: Festival Closes