people's choice




Put your painted pumpkin masterpiece on display to win
the most votes from the public and get the grand prize!


Location and Time

  • Municipal Lot at the intersection of Main St. and Bridge St.

  • Display Time: 10:30 am–3:30 pm


Those viewing the painted pumpkins can pay $1 per ballot

Each ballot represents a vote for one pumpkin in each age category.

(Proceeds go to fund the first-place prizes.)

Age categories

  • Jack Be Littles (Ages 10 and under)

  • Jr. Jumpin’ Jack (Ages 11–16)

  • Jumb-O’Jack (Ages 17 and up)



  • The highest vote-getter in each category wins first place: A cash prize of at least $25 and a pumpkin prize basket.


  • Register online by 6pm on Friday, October 19th.

  • Walk-in registration is available at the registration table in the lot on the corner of Main St. and Bridge St. on Saturday, October 21st.

  • Children 14 and under must be registered by an adult.



Time and location: 10:00 am–10:30 am at the contest table in the municipal lot at the corner of Main St. and Bridge St.


Rules & Regulations

  • The pumpkin must be painted prior to check-in time.

  • Only 1 entry per person.

  • The pumpkin must be able to be carried by one person.

  • The pumpkin must be painted by the registrant only.

  • A small amount of media and materials may be used to embellish, enhance, or set a scene for the painted pumpkin, but the painting must be the central focus. 

  • A small amount of carving, etching or scraping of the pumpkin is permissible as part of the painting which must remain the central focus. 

  • Contest officials reserve the right to determine the qualification of eligibility.


2017 competition winners

  • Jack-Be-Little: "It's Nacho Pumpkin"

  • Junior Jumpin' Jack: "Witchy Woman"

  • Jumbo-O' Jack: "Hot Air Balloon Pumpkin"

Register Online by October 19, 6pm.

You can register at the Contests table in the municipal lot at Main St. and Bridge St. between 10 am and 10:30 am at Pumpkinfest on October 20.

Online registration is now closed. Walk-up registration is available the day of the event from 10-10:30am at the contests table.