This year’s Libby’s Pumpkin Recipe Challenge will take place on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 at Freedom Hall. This year’s competition features three categories: Junior (ages 10 to 17), Adult Sweet, and Adult Savory. There’s only one entry per person. Contestants must drop off their recipes at Freedom Hall between 5:00pm and 5:30pm. Winner will be announced later that evening at 7:30pm.

Winners will be recognized Thursday, September 15 at 6:30 pm on the Pumpkin Festival Entertainment Stage on Festival grounds.

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