Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Gold's Gym Entertainment Stage
Sponsor:  Wal-Mart Super Center of Morton

Join us on Wednesday, September 12, at 5 pm, at the Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage for the Official Opening Ceremony of the Morton Pumpkin Festival! We will cut the traditional pumpkin vine and send shiny, colorful bubbles into the sky as we kick off the Pumpkin Festival’s 52nd Morton Pumpkin Festival!


Children can obtain a bubble wand near the entertainment stage beginning at 4:30 pm.  During the Opening Ceremony, everyone will recite the Official Pumpkin Festival Pledge and then bubbles will be blown!  

Please help us thank our sponsor


Official Pumpkin Festival Oath

I do solemnly pledge:
To eat lots of Pumpkin Festival food
To ride lots of Pumpkin Festival rides
To put my trash and recyclables in the proper bins
To ask for help when I need it
To help when I am able
and to take pride in my home town,
The Pumpkin Capital of the World!
Morton, Illinois, USA