Thank you to all of the 2023 Pumpkin Festival Volunteers!


Save the date: September 11 – 14, 2024 Morton Pumpkin Festival. 

Volunteer Registration will open April 2024.

Each year the Morton Pumpkin Festival, anticipates the need for over 1,500 volunteers! If your co-workers, friends, or family members would like to help out, contact our office at 263-2491 or info@mortonillinois.org.

Youth Groups and Non-Profit Organizations Give-Back Opportunity
2023 Give Back Flyer 
Have fun helping the Morton Chamber of Commerce host festival and earn money for your organization!  Now that’s a win-win!

Once you have signed up your group, to receive the giveback post festival, you will need to click this Festival Giveback link and fill out the form.

Volunteers that help at the Pumpkin Festival will receive Pumpkin Bucks that may be redeemed at the Pumpkin Drive Thru, Sweet Shop, Grill, and at the Pancake Breakfast.

Below are descriptions of the various duties our volunteers take on during the event.

If you are interested in volunteering as a cashier or a griller call the Chamber at 309-263-2491 or email info@mortonillinois.org

Pumpkin Grill
Work a shift or two at our Pumpkin Grill as a server, washer, or griller.  Individuals and business or organization teams are welcome!

Pumpkin Sweet Shop
Dish up pumpkin delights in this special tent. Individuals and business or organization teams are welcome!

Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast
Help out during our famous pumpkin pancake breakfast, held on the Saturday morning of the Festival.

Parade Volunteer
Help with parade line-up and crowd safety during the parade.

Festival Clean Up Volunteer
Specific clean up duties will be assigned upon arrival, but assistance will be needed in tearing down the Festival on Sunday morning.

Volunteer Tent Sponsor:

Pumpkin Bucks Sponsor: