Pumpkin Pageant

Pumpkin Pageant

A festive display of decorated pumpkins in the Children's Department.
Bring in your decorated pumpkin between October 6th and October 30th.

Bring in your decorated pumpkin between October 6th and October 30th to win a prize.
Final judging takes place Thursday, October 30th at 8 p.m.

Awards will be given to winners in the following 10 categories:

  • Most beautiful pumpkin
  • Most unique pumpkin
  • Funniest Pumpkin
  • Creepiest Pumpkin
  • People’s Choice
  • Ages birth - 4
  • Ages 5 - 7
  • Ages 8 -10
  • Ages 11 - 13
  • Ages 13 and over

Prizes will include new books, food coupons, and other goodies.  Pumpkins can be decorated in any way, but not carved, since they will be displayed indoors and we wish to avoid the dreaded fuzzy pumpkin!  Make a pumpkin from your own special ideas with your own special design.  Need ideas?  View creative past entries & links for ideas
Pumpkins will be displayed in the Children’s Department and outdoors in our Story Garden.

Things to remember:

  • The earliest entries have the longest time to get People’s Choice votes.
  • You may reclaim your pumpkin the week following Halloween.

We look foward to seeing your entry!