Jacksonville Main Street will be hosting the 3rd Annual Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on the Square. The festival will feature Fall-related events for all ages and will promote the beautifully redesigned downtown square.
In addition to the events listed below, there will be several vendors and nonprofit booths offering goods for sale, activities, games and community information.
Schedule of Events:
10am-6pm Vendors and Non-Profit Booths
10am-Noon Pumpkin Decorating Contest Check-In
10am Pet Costume Contest & Parade Sign-Up
10:30am Pet Costume Contest & Parade
Noon-2pm Children’s Activities at 2Nine Gallery
1pm Pumpkin Derby hosted by Home Depot
2pm and 2:30pm Mike Anderson Spooky Storytelling at 2Nine Gallery
2:30pm Pumpkin Drop at Eclectic Gallery
3pm Pumpkin Decorating Contest winners announced
3pm Costume Contest & Parade Line-Up
3:30pm Costume Parade and Costume Contest Judging sponsored by Dr. Kevin Harrington, D.M.D.
4-6pm Safe Trick-or-Treating at businesses all around the Square
Visit www.jacksonvillemainstreet.com for vendor forms, Pumpkin Derby rules, and other event information. For more information or to sign up for a vendor booth, please contact Judy Tighe at the Jacksonville Main Street office at 245-6884.