Festival Volunteering

Sign up to volunteer for this year's Morton Pumpkin Festival here!

 

At this year’s Pumpkin Festival, we are anticipating a need for over 2,000 volunteers! If your co-workers, friends, or family members would like to help out, just contact Crystal Sewell at our office at 263-2491 or csewell@mortonillinois.org. 

Volunteers that help at the Pumpkin Festival will receive Pumpkin Bucks that may be redeemed at the Pumpkin Drive Thru, Sweet Shop, Grill, and at the Pancake Breakfast.

Below are descriptions of the various duties our volunteers take on during the event.


Set Up
Help us set up the festival grounds on the Monday, Tuesday, and/or Wednesday morning prior to the festival opening. Our Set-Up Crew helps us unload tables and chairs, put up signs, organize the food and delight tent supplies, and fence neighboring yards.

Tear Down
Our Tear Down team works on Saturday evening and/or Sunday morning, taking down tables and chairs, signs, and fencing. They also help us return food supplies and equipment to vendors and storage areas.

Pumpkin Grill
Work a shift or two at our Pumpkin Grill as a server, washer, or griller.  ndividuals and business or organization teams are welcome!

Pumpkin Sweet Shop
Dish up pumpkin delights in this special tent. Individuals and business or organization teams are welcome!

Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast
Help out during our famous pumpkin pancake breakfast, held on the Saturday morning of the Festival.