2019 Great Pumpkin Pin Search
Prize: $300 in Chamber Checks
Clues Released: August 16, August 23, August 30, September 6
The kickoff to the Morton Pumpkin Festival is the Great Pumpkin Pin Search. This treasure hunt for the official Festival Pin marks the countdown to the Festival's Opening Ceremony. Generations of Mortonites look forward to this long-standing tradition each year.
Four clues will be released (one new clue every Friday for four weeks in a row) unless the Pin is found prior to the next clue. Clues will be released on the following Fridays at 5 pm: August 16, August 23, August 30, September 6. The clues will be posted here on our website, on our Facebook page, and on the door of the Morton Chamber of Commerce office.
The searcher who finds the Pumpkin Pin will win $300 in Chamber Checks, be photographed for the Pumpkin Festival Facebook Page, and will be introduced on the Gold's Gym Entertainment Stage!
The Pin will be hidden in a non-dangerous location on PUBLIC property (it will not be hidden on private property). The Pin could be anywhere, indoors or outdoors, in the vicinity of Morton. Individuals of all ages are encouraged to search for the Pin.
Once the Pumpkin Pin is found, an announcement will be posted on the door of the Chamber office, on this website, and on the Morton Pumpkin Festival's Facebook page. Until then, contestants are encouraged to maintain their search and not be swayed by others who claim to have found the Pumpkin Pin.
Whoever finds the Pin must contact the Morton Chamber of Commerce office for verification. The person(s) who finds the Pumpkin Pin will be presented with $300 in Chamber Checks on the Pumpkin Festival stage on Wednesday night, September 11.
CALLING ALL IRISH OR FOLKS WITH GOOD LUCK
OR THOSE WHO JUST WANT TO MAKE A QUICK BUCK
PUMPKIN PATCHES AND A LOCAL CLOVER FIELD
IN ABOUT FIVE WEEKS, OUR FIRST PUMPKIN PIN CLUES WILL BE REVEALED
LIKE A FOUR LEAF CLOVER, THE PIN WILL BE HARD TO DISCOVER
SEARCH ALL OF MORTON'S LAND AND TRY TO UNCOVER
48 OF 58 WILL GET YOU NEAR
ENTER THE CONTEST WITHOUT ANY PAST FEAR
OUR THEME IS LUCK O THE PUMPKINS FOR 2019
DECIPHER IRISH AND GREEN CLUES TO SEE WHAT WE MEAN
THIS COMPANY IS THE IRISH OLYMPIC TEAM’S PARTNER FOR FUELS
STAY OFF PRIVATE PROPERTY; YOU KNOW THE RULES
YOU WON’T FIND IT THIS YEAR IN FRONT OF A FIELD
NOR WILL YOU HAVE TO BE DIGGING OR KNEELED
PLEASE GET OFF YOUR IRISH DUFF, YOU CAN’T LONG WAIT
DON’T FREEZE, PUT ON A SWEATER, SO YOU CAN GOLF STRAIGHT
YEARS AGO WE TOLD YOU GO TO A PARK’S RILL
COULD THAT ADVICE THIS YEAR BE GOOD STILL
SHERLOCK WILL AID YOU TO PIN DOWN THE PLACE
SHAMROCKS AND IRISH CRYSTAL WILL HELP WIN THE RACE
EDDIE ALONE STILL MAKES A GREAT SOUND
YOU IN AN INNERTUBE, A BUNCH OF CLUES ABOUND
KILKENNY IS FAMOUS FOR POTTERY TOO
IRISH PUMPKIN PIE IS LIKE CHEESECAKE, WHO KNEW?
JEAN CAN MAKE 13 STILL HAVE A GREAT CHANCE
EVEN A SMALL CHILD ON THE PUMPKIN STAGE CAN DANCE
DO NOT PULL YOUR HAIR OUT OR WHINE IT’S TOO TOUGH
YOU’VE ALREADY BEEN GIVEN MUCH MORE THAN ENOUGH
TBA August 23
TBA August 30
TBA September 6