2020 Pumpkin Festival Theme Announced

The 2020 Morton Pumpkin Festival theme was announced at the Morton Chamber Annual Meet Up on Thursday, February 6. The theme “Roaring Pumpkins and All That Jazz” was voted on and selected to highlight the dawn of a new decade and celebrate the significant events that happened during the 1920’s in Morton’s history.

Registrations Open for 2019 Festival Events

Registrations for some of Morton’s favorite Pumpkin Festival events are now open! LIBBY’S Recipe Challenge – September 4With categories for junior chefs, savory foods, sweet foods, and professionals, chefs of every kind are welcomed to throw their LIBBY’S Pumpkin recipe into the ring. Read more and register here Pumpkin Pedal – September 7This 5-mile family bike […]

Susan Pyles Announced as 2019 Pumpkin Festival Parade Marshal

The Morton Pumpkin Festival Advisory Committee is excited to announce Susan Pyles, deemed “Morton’s cheerleader” by her nominator, as this year’s Pumpkin Festival Parade Marshal. Pyles was surprised with the honor at the July 11th Morton Rotary meeting by Linc Hobson, the Morton Chamber of Commerce staff, and Festival Parade Chair, Aaron Miller. The Festival […]

2019 Pumpkin Festival “Luck O’ the Pumpkins” Entertainment Announced

The Morton Pumpkin Festival will be bringing fun new acts and musicians performing the sounds from across the pond in celebration of this year’s Celtic “Luck O’ the Pumpkins” theme. Wednesday: This year’s opening night headliner is Peoria’s own Bogside Zukes, a trio performing Irish music accompanied by dancers with the Flynn School of Irish […]