MORTON, IL – The Morton Chamber of Commerce and the Morton Pumpkin Festival Advisory Committee have shared the following statement in regards to the 2020 Morton Pumpkin Festival. “At a time of uncertainty, we are aware of the concerns and fear of the unknown. We want to share that our Chamber Board, Festival Advisory and […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The 2019 Morton Pumpkin Festival Pumpkin Princess Pageant will open the registration for the raffle to determine this year’s Pumpkin Princess Court on Friday, May 24 at 9:00 AM. Entries for this year’s pageant will be accepted from 9:00 AM on Friday, May 24 to Tuesday, May 28 at 12:01 AM. Ten contestants will be […]
In celebration of National Bike Month and Bike to Work Week (May 13 – 19), the Morton Chamber of Commerce has opened online registration for the 2019 Pumpkin Pedal, the new family bike-ride sponsored by Better Banks. The event is open to all ages and will include additional family fun before and after the ride. […]