Festival Mission

Our Mission

The mission of the Morton Pumpkin Festival is to “Gather & Give Back” while generating resources that allow the Morton Chamber of Commerce to fulfill its mission to enhance business and build community through the implementation of a unique event that builds a sense of community among the people who live and work in Morton.

Our Driving Principles

While planning the Morton Pumpkin Festival, organizers will strive to:

  • Promote Chamber members
  • Provide a safe, fun, family-friendly atmosphere for all ages
  • Spend locally and encourage others to do the same
  • Provide volunteer and leadership development opportunities and recognition
  • Build the capacity of other Morton non-profit and youth organizations
  • Celebrate pumpkin as a symbol of our community and history
  • Support and promote significant community development projects
  • Continue to improve our visitor experience

Health & Safety

The Pumpkin Festival Advisory Committee recognizes the COVID-19 pandemic. The team is dedicated to doing what they can to ensure attendees’ safety. We ask that you be respectful of other individuals and families and follow the guidelines that are listed for the event to make a fun and safe experience for everyone involved. We will also be taking measures to offer many virtual events for those unable to attend events.