Opening Ceremony

2022 Morton Pumpkin Festival Opening Ceremony

Join us at the Gold’s Entertainment Stage the Wednesday of Festival to kick off the best week of the year!

Pumpkin Festival Pledge:
I (state your name) do solemnly pledge:
To eat lots of Pumpkin Festival food
To ride lots of Pumpkin Festival rides
To put my trash and my recyclables in the proper bins
To ask for help when I need it
To help when I am able
And to take pride in MY hometown,
The Pumpkin Capital Of The World!
Morton, Illinois”

Please help us thank our sponsor:

Date: Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Time: 5:00 pm
Location: Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage
Sponsor:  Wal-Mart Super Center of Morton

Join us on Wednesday, September 15 at 5pm at the Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage for the official Opening Ceremony of the Morton Pumpkin Festival: Pumpkins, Tailgates, and Traditions.  During the Opening Ceremony, everyone will recite the official Pumpkin Festival Pledge then we will cut the traditional pumpkin vine as we kick off the 55th Annual Morton Pumpkin Festival.