Pumpkin Bike Tour
In celebration of the Morton Pumpkin Festival’s 50th Anniversary, we’re excited to add a special 50-mile bike ride to our Festival events. The Pumpkin Tour will include areas of Morton, East Peoria, Tremont and Mackinaw for a total of 50 miles. All routes begin and end at the Morton Public Library, which will also serve as the Main Rest Stop.
Date: Saturday, September 10, Rain or Shine
Fee: $20 per rider
Check-in Time: 7:30 to 10:30 am
Registration Deadline: September 8
Check-In/Finish Place: Morton Public Library, 315 W. Pershing St.
Parking: Morton Buildings lot across from Library
The Pumpkin Tour is SELF START. Riders may start the Tour any time during the three-hour window. Printed maps will be provided to all riders.
Beverages and snacks will be provided upon Check-in and at the Main Rest Stop, 315 W. Pershing St., throughout the Tour. The Main Rest Stop will close at 3:30 pm.
Helmets are required for ALL riders, no exceptions!
SAG support will be available. A phone number to reach a Pumpkin Tour SAG coordinator will be provided to each rider at Check-in. Riders should leverage the SAG service only for illness, injury, or irreparable mechanical issues. We ask that all riders bring sufficient supplies for basic maintenance (e.g. flat tires).
- Competitions & Shows
- Daily Schedule
- Kid-Friendly Activities
- Opening Ceremony
- Pumpkin Bike Tour
- Pumpkin Business Expo
- Pumpkin Classic Run and Walk
- Pumpkin Craft Faire
- Pumpkin Princess Pageant
- Senior Appreciation Afternoon
- Special Kids Day
- We Care Precious Baby Contest
- Zip Line