Registrations for some of Morton’s favorite Pumpkin Festival events are now open!
LIBBY’S Recipe Challenge – September 4
With categories for junior chefs, savory foods, sweet foods, and professionals, chefs of every kind are welcomed to throw their LIBBY’S Pumpkin recipe into the ring. Read more and register here
Pumpkin Pedal – September 7
This 5-mile family bike ride tours downtown Morton. Read more and register here.
Kennel Lake Festivities & Pumpkin Boat Races – September 7
No registration required for this fun day out at Kennel Lake! Learn more here.
Pumpkin Tennis Open (September 7) & Pickleball Tournament (September 8)
Pick up your paddle or racquet and join the fun! Read more and register here.
Boxcar Derby – September 8
For kids from 1st through 6th grade – ride in this coasting race! Build your own or ride a provided car. Read more and register here.
Pumpkin Weigh Off – September 10
No pre-registration required – just bring your pumpkin with you to have it weighed! Learn more here.
Big Wheel Race – September 10
For kids 10 and under – bring out your big wheels! Read more and register here.
Pumpkin Decorating Contest – September 10
Registration forms available soon!
Kiddie Parade – September 12
No pre-registration required for this parade for infants to 1st graders. Wear your best Luck O’ the Pumpkins gear! Learn more here.
Senior Appreciation & Bingo – September 12
Seniors are invited to Festival grounds to enjoy a slice of pumpkin pie and Pumpkin Bingo. Learn more here.
Pumpkin Idol Jr. – September 13
Singers from ages 8 – 12 are invited to showcase their talent onstage! Read more and register here.
Pumpkin Classic 10K and 2-Mile – September 14
All are welcome to participate in this active morning, whether in our untimed 2-mile or in our competitive 10K. Read more and register here.
Pumpkin Cruise-In – September 14
Check out a lot full of beautiful vehicles and some family fun! Learn more here.
Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest – September 14
For the brave. Read more and register here.