South Jersey Pumpkin returns on October 9-10, 2021. Salem County Fairgrounds, New Jersey; The 18th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show will open to the public on Saturday, October 9th & Sunday, October 10, 2021. This two-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 Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday, 10am to 5pm. Joe Wenal of Rocky Mountain Carvers & Carve Wars will create award winning custom carves both days of the festival.
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, over 100 vendor booths, Fall Home Show, fun contests, give-a-ways, wine sampling, food court, NJ Largest Baked Pumpkin Pie, Amusement Rides, 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. 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 will showcase a reading of the legend of Sleepy Hollow and the arrival of the Headless Horsemen in the graveyard. The Halloween Costume Contest & Trick or Treat Stroll for kids ages 4-10 begins at 6pm. American Grim Rock Band& Light Show starts at 6pm.
Sunday events will start with the All-Breed Fun Dog Show at noon & Little Miss Pumpkin Show Queen Pageant at 2pm. Come search for one of our Halloween Painted Rocks and win amazing prizes. The Salem County Fairgrounds is located just a few miles from Delaware Memorial Bridge. Admissions is free, parking $5.00 a carload. Free trick or treat bags, free pumpkins/gourds first 200 kids daily. Event runs rain or shine. Visit the website for details and updates at www.sjpumpkinshow.com. Vendors and sponsors being sought. All NJ State & CDC COVID 19 regulations will be in place.