15th Annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show Set for October

Last Edited: Sep 09, 2018 9:16 AM -04:00
PILESGROVE, N.J. -

The 15th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show will take place on October 12, 13 and 14. This three-day “Festival of Pumpkins” will be held at the Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Highway, Woodstown, New Jersey. The event has new show hours of Friday, 5pm to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 6pm.

The South Jersey Pumpkin Show has become one of the best ways to welcome the autumn harvest with kids and parents alike.
 
Festival goers visiting will enjoy pumpkin desserts, 100-plus craftsmen, Salem County Fall Home Show, fun contests, giveaways, wine sampling, food trucks, NJ's largest baked pumpkin pie, pony rides and hayrides around the fairgrounds.

The festival will host a variety of live musical acts daily. The giant Pumpkin Pyramid, filled with pumpkins, gourds and mums, represents everything beautiful about the fall harvest.
 
Opening night, Friday, will showcase the reading of the Sleepy Hollow legend and the arrival of the Headless Horsemen. Two kid-friendly performances will take place in the graveyard. The Family Halloween Costume Contest & Trick or Treat Stroll begins at 6pm.
 
Saturday activities include the Decorated Wagons & Stroller Contest and the Adults Pumpkin Toss with over $500 in prize money awarded. The best pumpkin desserts are being sought for the Fun Pumpkin Food contest and free sampling.  

Sunday features the NJ Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off at 11am, All-Breed Fun Dog Show, Little Miss & Mister Pumpkin Show King & Queen Pageant, DJ Pepper Paul and wine sampling all day.
 
Visit sjpumpkinshow.com for details. Call 856-765-0118. 

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