Check presentation to the Morton Community Foundation for Pumpkin Festival Endowment Funds with proceeds from the 2021 Annual Golf Outing. Thank you to our sponsors, golfers, and volunteers for making this possible!!!
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2021 Parade Marshal Announced
Congratulations to the 2021 Morton Pumpkin Festival Parade Marshal, Wayne Menold!! Wayne is a familiar face on festival grounds and has volunteered with the Festival and the Morton Chamber of Commerce for many years.
Pumpkin Classic Ready?
Sign Up Today! One of the most popular events at the Morton Pumpkin Festival is our Pumpkin Classic Run & Walk, sponsored by LIBBY’S® Pumpkin. Date: Saturday, September 18Pre-Race Festivities: 7:00 amCheck-In/Finish Place: Festival Grounds – Downtown Morton, corner of N. First Avenue & E. Jefferson Street The flat course runs through town to the outskirts of Morton […]
Pin Search Clue #4
MAKE SURE YOU TURN IN EACH NEW FOUND PIN THIS WILL TRIM DOWN THE CLUES, MAKING IT EASIER TO WIN CLINT WAS BORN ON THE OPPOSITE SIDE OF 1929-30 ARNOLD WON MR. UNIVERSE WHEN HE WAS JUST 20 PUMPKIN SEEDS HAVE BEEN USED IN MANY WAYS ESPECIALLY IN THE JAZZ-SWINGING TWENTIES DAYS AT LEAST IN […]
New Events Join the ‘Roaring Pumpkins’ Schedule
MORTON, IL – With changes in this year’s event, the Morton Chamber of Commerce and Morton Pumpkin Festival Advisory Committee are elated to announce new events for this year’s Roaring Pumpkins and All That Jazz. These events are not only easily held while social distancing, but could continue as events for future years. Creative children […]
‘Roaring Pumpkins’ Offering Festival Food Favorites with Changes
Morton and the wider community are invited to enjoy one of the most celebrated elements of each year’s Pumpkin Festival: the great food. As this year’s Roaring Pumpkins and All That Jazz will not have a Festival grounds, those hungry for their Festival favorites are encouraged to visit the Pumpkin Drive Thru or Pumpkin Pancake […]
Pin Search Clue #2
IT HAS BEEN ONE HUNDRED YEARS SINCE THE ROARING TWENTIES DID START IF YOU’VE WAITED TILL WEEK TWO, OUT YOU SHOULD DART JAZZ MAN GEORGE HANDY HENDLEMAN WAS BORN IN 1920 PINTEREST ALSO REFERENCES GEORGE HANDY POTTERY BRAND NEW, THANKS WE CAN PARADE ON PAST DOUG SHULL BE AWARDED PUMPKIN PIE AND WAVE TO OUR […]
Returning Fun for All Ages at the 2020 Roaring Pumpkins and All That Jazz
MORTON, IL – With August brings excitement, as Roaring Pumpkins and All That Jazz is little more than a month away. Registrations for the numerous events and competitions have also begun to open, including registrations for events that previously have not required registration. Those interested in participating in any of the following events can read […]
Pin Search Clue #1
HERE’S HOW THE PIN SEARCH GOES FORWARD IN 2020 NOW SIX WEEKS OF CLUES FOR PINS A PLENTY THOSE WOULD INCLUDE THIS YEAR’S EXTRA TWENTY SO THIS YEAR WE GET AN EARLY START BUT TRY YOUR BEST TO STAY SIX FEET APART ONCE THE PIN WAS ON THE PATH PAST THE OLD KMART GO A […]
The Race to Register for the “Roaring Pumpkins” Sporting Events Begins
MORTON, IL – With the announcement of the re-imagined “Roaring Pumpkins and All That Jazz” comes the opening of registrations for events Morton families and beyond have come to love. The Great Pumpkin Pin Search will return this year with more pins and more clues. Searchers will look for 20 more pins this year in […]