South Jersey Pumpkin Show

Sat Oct 8, 2022
Various times
All
$5/carload

The 19th annual South Jersey Pumpkin festival returns to the Salem County Fairgrounds. Festivalgoers enjoy pumpkin desserts, vendor booths, a fall home show, contests, giveaways, wine sampling, a food court, amusement rides, a haunted barn, pony rides, and hayrides.

The festival hosts a variety of live musical acts daily. The giant Pumpkin Pyramid, filled with pumpkins, and mums, represents everything beautiful about the fall harvest. Each year dozens of the participating vendors compete for prizes for the best Fall Scarecrows. Visiting festival goers are invited to help pick the winners.

Saturday activities includes the Adults Pumpkin Toss and the Pumpkin Dessert Contest with free sampling. Saturday showcases a reading of the legend of Sleepy Hollow and the arrival of the Headless Horsemen at the graveyard. The Halloween Costume Contest & Trick or Treat Stroll for kids ages 4-10 begins at 6pm.

Sunday events start with the All-Breed Fun Dog Show at noon and Little Miss Pumpkin Show Queen Pageant at 2pm. Come search for one of our Halloween painted rocks and win amazing prizes. 

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