Pumpkin Idol

Calling all rock stars in training!  Have you dreamed of being the next American Idol?  Showcase your talent this year at the Morton Pumpkin Festival by participating in our Pumpkin Idol singing competition for ages 13-18!  The competition begins a few weeks prior to the festival with two preliminary rounds.  Preliminary rounds are for feedback to contestants only.  No contestant will be eliminated prior to the final performance.  Contestants will be singing to our festival crowds during the final performance on the Gold's Gym Entertainment Stage. Pumpkin Idol is limited to 12 participants, so register early!

The winner of Pumpkin Idol receives $250 and the chance to perform at next year's Morton Pumpkin Festival!

2015 Information

Event Chairman:  Melissa Kraft


The cost to participate is $25 per contestant. Contestants must bring background music on a CD or IPod for the competition. The winner of the competition will receive a Chamber Check for $250, which can be used at any Morton Chamber of Commerce business. 

Preliminary Round will be September 8 at Firehouse Pizza at 6 pm. No contestants are eliminated during the preliminary rounds. Contestants will sing to our festival crowd during event finals on Gold's Gym Entertainment Stage, September 18, 6:00 pm


Past Winners:
2014 - Cody Salem
2013 - Erin Elward
2012 - Carrie McCarty

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