Salem County Fairgrounds, New Jersey; The 14th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show will open on October 13, 14 & 15, 2017. 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 5pm.
Festival goers visiting will enjoy pumpkin desserts, 100+ artists & craftsmen, Salem County Fall Home Show, fun contests, scarecrows, give-a-ways, Pumpkin Toss, live bands, wine sampling, festival food court, NJ Largest Baked Pumpkin Pie, pony rides and hayrides around the fairgrounds. New for 2017 is the “Fall Festival of Trees Exhibit” and contest. Colorful trees will be decorated in Halloween, Thanksgiving and Autumn themes. Tree lighting will be held indoors at 7:30pm on Friday, October 13 and be on display until closing of the festival on Sunday, October 15.
The Pumpkin Show will feature the reading of Sleepy Hollow legend and the arrival of the Headless Horsemen on Friday evening for two exciting performances at the graveyard. Kids under ten will enjoy a grandma friendly Boo Barn, amusement rides, free pumpkins, craft making, trick or treating on Friday night, kids straw garden and Halloween treat bags.
The All Breed Fun Dog Parade, Decorated Fall Baby Strollers and Halloween Costume Contests are free to enter and everyone receives a ribbon and goody bag for participating. The best pumpkin desserts, casseroles, soup and appetizers are being sought for the Fun Pumpkin Food contest and free sampling held on Saturday.
The Little Miss & Mister Pumpkin Pageant for girls and boys will be held on Sunday at 3pm, for kids ages 4-9 years old from Salem, Camden, Gloucester and Cumberland Counties.
The Salem County Fairgrounds Is in the rich farm lands Salem County and located just a few miles from Delaware Memorial Bridge. Admissions is free, parking $5.00 a carload and good all three days of the festival. Free shopping bags, free trick or treat bags, free pumpkins/gourds first 200 kids daily. Visitors that donate a can of pet food at the main entrance will receive a $1.00 off parking. Home & Garden vendors, sponsors, craftsmen, artists and farm markets are being sought for 20167. Visit www.sjpumpkinshow.com
for details. Call 856-765-0118
Friday: Halloween Costume Contest, Lighting of the Festival of Trees, Trick or Treating, Headless Horsemen story & arrival
Sat: Decorated Baby Stroller Parade, Pumpkin Dessert Contest & free sampling, Pumpkin Toss Contest
Sunday, All Breed Dog Parade & Contests, Little Miss & Mister Pageant, Drawing of Give Aways, Pumpkins & Decorations sold off