The 15th Annual South Jersey Pumpkin Festival takes place Oct. 12 – 14 at the Salem County Fairgrounds.
Below are times and events for the jam-packed weekend:
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12TH
Shop from 75+ craftsmen, visit Salem County Fall Home Show, Wine Sampling, Food Trucks & food court, free pumpkins, trick or treat bags and goody bags first 200 kids, Tractor Pulled Hayrides & Pony Rides Amusement Rides kids , Scarecrows, NJ Larges baked pumpkin pie, Giant Pumpkin Pyramid, Rock Climbing, Face Painter, Straw Maze and Kid’s Barn.
5:00pm Pumpkin Show opens
5:30pm -*:30pm Roadhouse 4 Band Main Stage
6:00pm Halloween Costume Contest Kids 4-9 years old $100 Best Costumes Family Group
7:00pm Trick or Treating * vendors give out candy around the fairgrounds
Decorated Pumpkins on Exhibit
7:30pm & 9pm Headless Horsemen Reading & Arrival at the Graveyard
10:00pm Pumpkin Show closes
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13TH
Shop from 100+ craftsmen, visit Salem County Fall Home Show, Wine Sampling, Food Trucks & food court, free pumpkins, trick or treat bags and goody bags first 100 kids, Amusement Rides, Scary Barn Exhibits Open.
10:00am Pumpkin Show Opens
Boo Barn Opens, NO CARVED PUMPKINS on Exhibit
Tractor Pulled Hayrides & Pony rides
Bands Main Stage Diablo Sandwich Band 11am
Fall Painted Rock Hunt & Prizes Sign up at the main office 11am
Decorated Wagons, Strollers, Floats Parade Kids 6mths to 4yrs old. Noon
Acoustic Acrobat Band Main Stage at 2:45pm
Meet & Greet Headless Horsemen & Mister Pumpkin Scarecrow 1pm 5pm
Pumpkin Dessert Contest & Free Sampling at the Picnic Pavilion
Adult Pumpkin Toss, $500 in prize money Sign up at the office 3:30 -4:30pm
Festival closes at 10pm
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH
Shop from 100+ craftsmen, visit Salem County Fall Home Show, Wine Sampling, Food Trucks & food court, free pumpkins, trick or treat bags and goody bags first 100 kids, Amusement Rides, Scary Barn Opens
10:00am Pumpkin Show Opens
GIANT PUMPKIN WEIGH OFF at 12:00 pm
NO CARVED PUMPKINS on exhibit, Boo Barn Opens, Decorated Fall Trees
All Breed Fun Dog Show & Contest *12 dogs win *Special award for best costume, NoonFree Goody Bags for Kids while supplies last at the Main Office
1pm-1:45pm The Blue Moon Theatre
Little Mister Pumpkin Show King (Age 4-8) Main Stage 2:00pm
Little Miss Pumpkin Show Queen & Court (Age 4-8) 2:30pm
Pumpkins, Mums, Corn Stalks & Decorations for Sale
6:00PM 15th annual Pumpkin Show closes! Thank you for your support of this event.
*Event runs rain or shine, Pet Friendly Festival, free admission, Parking $5.00 a carload good all three days. Call 856-765-0118 with questions
FAMILY SAFE, ADFORDABLE AND PACKED FULL OF FALL FUN
Dog Friendly festival! People friendly dogs only!