Schedule of Events

2021 Pumpkins, Tailgates, and traditions schedule

 

4 pm – 7 pm Libby’s Pumpkin Recipe Challenge (Potter’s Alley)

4 pm – 7 pm Chili Cook Off (Potter’s Alley)

6 pm Pumpkin Tennis Open (Joal Stanfield Tennis Complex)

8 am – 1 pm Pumpkin Store (Chamber Office, 415 W. Jefferson St.)

10:30 am Pumpkin Pedal (Better Banks)

12 pm – 7 pm BBQ & Bags (Kennel Lake Sportsmen’s Club)

12 pm Boat Races (Kennel Lake Sportsmen’s Club)

8 am – 11 am Fishing Derby (Kennel Lake Sportsmen’s Club)

8 am Pumpkin Pickleball Tournament (Birchwood Park)

5 pm – 7pm Recipe Challenge Winners Tasting (Eli’s Coffee Shop)

7:15 pm – Drive In Movie (Bethel Lutheran) Lot opens at 6 pm

10 am – 7 pm Pumpkin Store (Chamber Office, 415 W. Jefferson St.)

10 am – 1 pm Pumpkin Store (Chamber Office, 415 W. Jefferson St.)

4 pm – 5:30 pm Pumpkin Weigh Off (Corner of First and Jefferson)

6  pm – 7:30 pm Big Wheel Race (Washington Street)

4  pm – 8 pm Pumpkin Store (Festival Grounds – Merchandise Tent)

4 pm Carnival Midway Opens

4:30 pm Pumpkin Grill & Sweet Shop Open

5 pm Opening Ceremony (Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage)

6:15 pm Pumpkin Decorating Contest & Pumpkin Pin Search Winners Announced (Entertainment Stage)

6:25 pm LIBBY’s Pumpkin Recipe Challenge Winner (Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage)

6:30 pm Pumpkin Princess Pageant 

7:30 pm Aileeah Colgan

1:30 pm – 3:30pm Senior Appreciation Afternoon

2:30 pm Central Illinois Banjo Club (Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage)

3 pm – 8 pm Pumpkin Store (Festival Grounds – Merchandise Tent)

4 pm Carnival Midway Opens

4 pm Strat & Strad (Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage)

4:30 pm Pumpkin Grill & Sweet Shop Open

4 pm – 7 pm Pumpkin Drive Thru (Former Sam Leman Lot, 161 Detroit Ave)

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Kiddie Parade (Main Street)

6 pm Precious Baby Contest & Pumpkin Weigh Off Winners Announced (Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage)

6:15 pm (After Kiddie Parade) Mascot Meet & Greet in Family Zone

11 am – 9 pm Pumpkin Store (Festival Grounds – Merchandise Tent)

11am Pumpkin Grill & Sweet Shop Open

6:30 am – 9 am, 11 am – 7 pm Pumpkin Drive Thru (Former Sam Leman Lot, 161 Detroit Ave)

2:30 pm Carnival Midway Opens

3 pm – 7pm Pop Up Market (Township lot – 300 W Jefferson)

3:30 pm – dusk Art & Craft Market (Grace Church)

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Pumpkin Idol Jr.

7:30 pm American English (Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage)

6:30 am – 10:30 am Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast  (Jefferson Elementary)

7 am Pumpkin Classic Run/Walk

8am – 6 pm Pop Up Market (Township lot – 300 W Jefferson)

8 am – 6 pm Art & Craft Market (Grace Church)

8 am – 8 pm Pumpkin Store (Festival Grounds – Merchandise Tent)

9:15 Disc Golf Tournament Begins

10:30 am – 2:30 pm Parade 

11 am – 7 pm Pumpkin Drive Thru (Former Sam Leman Lot, 161 Detroit Ave)

12 pm Carnival Midway Opens

12 pm Pumpkin Grill & Sweet Shop Open

12:30 pm Black Velvet (Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage)

3:00 pm Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest (Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage)

7 pm Matt Miller (Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage)

Enjoy Anytime...