Pumpkin Decorating Contest
The Pumpkin Decorating Contest, sponsored by Ackerman Farms, is a favorite for local children and families. All Morton School District children can pick up a FREE pumpkin at Ackerman Farms and then decorate it to the theme. The creatively decorated pumpkins are on display at the festival for all of our guests to enjoy!
Participants can use one or more pumpkins to decorate. Both individual child and family categories are available for the competition.
Date: Tuesday, September 10
Entry Time: 4:30 - 6 pm
Location: Pumpkin Decorating Tent on Festival Grounds
Age groups: 4-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, Family/Adult
Download an entry form and coupon. Bring the entry form with you to the Pumpkin Decorating Tent with your pumpkin.
If you wish to keep your ribbon, pick it up Wednesday, September 11. If you want your pumpkin, pick it up before 9:00 pm, Saturday, September 14. Any pumpkins left after that date and time will be disposed of.
Please help us thank our sponsor
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- Big Wheel Race
- Pumpkin Bingo
- Pumpkin Decorating Competition
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- Pumpkin Open Tennis & Pickleball Tournament
- Pumpkin Pie Eating Competition
- Pumpkin Pin Search
- Pumpkin Recipe Challenge
- Pumpkin Weigh Off
- Window Decorating Contest
- Opening Ceremony
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- Special Kids Day
- Senior Appreciation Afternoon
- Pumpkin Princess Pageant
- Pumpkin Art & Craft Market
- Pumpkin Classic Run and Walk
- Pumpkin Business Expo
- Pumpkin Pedal
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