Pumpkin Idol Jr
Calling Young Singers!
Do you know a young person who has dreamed of being the next American Idol? Here's a chance to showcase that future star's talent on opening night of the Morton Pumpkin Festival! Pumpkin Idol Jr. is a singing competition for ages 8 to 12. The contest is limited to 10 contestants.
Pumpkin Idol Jr. will hold a preliminary round prior to the Festival. No contestants are eliminated during the preliminary rounds. During the event finals, contestants will sing to our Festival crowd on the Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage.
The winner of the competition will receive $300 in Chamber Checks!
Event Chairman: Susan Scott
Preliminary Round: Tuesday, September 4 at 6 pm, Firehouse Pizza
Final Performance: Friday, September 14 at 6:30 pm, Entertainment Stage
Sponsor: Firehouse Pizza of Morton
Registration is closed for this year's Pumpkin Idol Jr.
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 Chamber Checks, which can be used at any Morton Chamber of Commerce business.
A preliminary round will be held on September 4, 6:00 pm, at Firehouse Pizza. Contestants should arrive at 5:30 pm to get set up. No contestants are eliminated during the preliminary round. During the event finals, contestants will sing to our festival crowd on the Gold's Gym Entertainment Stage on September 14 at 6:30 pm.
2017 - Bri Short & Livi Bryant
2016 - Kiara Wolland
2015 - Faustina Hoerdeman
2014 - Lindsey Ropp
2013 - Claire Hawks
2012 - Audrey Elward
- Competitions & Shows
- Boxcar Derby
- Big Wheel Race
- Pumpkin Bingo
- Pumpkin Decorating Competition
- Pumpkin Idol Jr.
- Pumpkin Open Tennis & Pickleball Tournament
- Pumpkin Pie Eating Competition
- Pumpkin Pin Search
- Pumpkin Recipe Challenge
- Pumpkin Weigh Off
- Window Decorating Contest
- Daily Schedule
- Kid-Friendly Activities
- Opening Ceremony
- Pumpkin Pedal
- Pumpkin Business Expo
- Pumpkin Classic Run and Walk
- Pumpkin Art & Craft Market
- Pumpkin Princess Pageant
- Senior Appreciation Afternoon
- Special Kids Day
- We Care Precious Baby Contest
- Pumpkin Boat Races