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October 13th is the date for the Annual Pumpkinfest Celebration, featuring the well-known PUMPKIN ROLL down Dowling in downtown Montague, Michigan!
Pumpkinfest includes a full-day of family-friendly and many pumpkin-inspired events and contests including the pumpkin roll, pumpkin painting and carving, pumpkin seed spitting contest, pumpkin weigh-ins, hay rides, bake sale, apple cider mill, face painting, food vendors, Farmer’s Market, Arts & Crafts fair, and more! This unique festival is always a local favorite!
The Arts and Crafts Festival runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with crafters displaying a variety of goods. Shop the marketplace with various vendors and artists selling items including holiday decorations, jewelry, clothing, photography, wood crafts, food dips, and more. Also visit the Farmer’s Market and the apple cider mill, along with local food vendors for a variety of fall foods and decorations.
Thanks go to our sponsors who make Pumpkinfest and other events possible: GOLD SPONSOR: Meijer, SILVER SPONSORS: Carmichael Heating & Air Conditioning & Durga Insurance and BRONZE SPONSORS: Coldwell Banker Woodland Schmidt, MasterTag & Shelby State Bank.
9:30-11am… Pumpkin Roll Registration (Registration Tent):
11am… Pumpkin Roll (Dowling Street Hill)
9am-1pm Farmer’s Market (Church St.)
9am-10am Best Pumpkin Pie Contest (White Lake Senior Center), 10am judging
9am judging Pumpkin Weigh-In Contest (Tri County Feed/displayed at Lipka’s)
9am-12:30 Seed Spitting Contest (near Lipka’s)
9am-1pm Bake Sale & Foot Long Hot Dogs (White Lake Senior Center)
9am-1pm Face Painting by MHS Art Students
9am-1pm Fresh baked goods & juice by Montague Foods
9am… Hot Beverages & Free Hot Cocoa to Ribbon Winners (Book Nook)
9:30-1pm Kids Crafts sponsored by Montague Library
9:30-4pm Food Vendors (near Post Office)
9:30am… Pumpkin Carving Contest (Greenridge Realty), noon judging
9:30-9:55am MHS Drumline (hill bottom)
10am… Pumpkin Painting Contest (Grtr Musk. Optimists Club) Noon judging
10am-4pm Arts & Crafts Fair (Ferry St between Dowling St & Church St.)
10am… Montague Coloring Event, classes and more through ACWL
10am-2pm Hayrides (Church St.)
10am… Blue Grass Festival (Book Nook)
10am… Old-Fashioned Cider Mill
10-10:45am Cedar Creek Cloggers (hill bottom)
10am… Michigan Heritage Museum Tent
10am-2pm… Balloon Animals
10am Pumpkin Boo-ling, Photo Op, Selfie-Station (Wendy Ginn-The Alley)
10:30… Canine Costume Contest/Photo Op (GreenRidge), 11:45 judging