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PumpkinFest Food+Fun

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October 14, 2023 in Historic Downtown Waterloo

Contests and Activities

  • PumpkinFest 5k and 1/2 Mile Fun Run - **new route this year**
  • Hayrides
  • Pumpkin Train Rides
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Pumpkin-Themed Contests
  • Country Pumpkin Games
  • Bubble Bus
  • Character Meet & Greets - Ariel & Spiderman in the morning and Mirabel & Mario in the afternoon!
  • Over 150 Crafter & Merchant Booths
  • Mad Science Halloween Show
  • Face Painting
  • Washer Tournament - Entry Form
  • Live Music
  • Scavenger Hunt
  • And so much more!!!!

50/50 Drawing

The total winnings in 2022 were $1,584.00!  The Monroe County History Museum and the winner received $792.00!

This year, Human Support Services will be the benefactor of the PumpkinFest 50/50! You can purchase tickets in advance at City Hall or you can buy them at PumpkinFest all day! Drawing will take place at 3:30pm, and you do not need to be present to win.


From brats and burgers to chili and desserts....kettle corn, ice cream, pork rinds, and pulled pork....with around 20 food vendors to choose from, everyone in the family is sure to find something they LOVE!