The Washington Area Chamber of Commerce will host Pumpkin Palooza, a free Halloween event, Saturday, October 29, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. on Main Street between Elm & Pine. The Farmers’ Market will open at regular time (8:00 a.m.) and remain open for the duration of the event. Contests at the event include baking contests, pumpkin roll, pumpkin decorating, costume contest, and giant pumpkin weigh-in. A variety of activity booths will be available in the Main & Elm parking lot and the downtown merchants will participate in a candy crawl. Other entertainment includes BINGO, Story Time, Lollypop the Balloon Artist, Babaloo, interactive Safety Town, Pony Rides, and Monkey Bus.
Update: Pumpkin Rolls will begin at Noon instead of 12:30 p.m.!
More information, as well as registration forms and a complete schedule of events, can be found at www.washmochamber.org/pumpkin and on the “Pumpkin Palooza (2022)” Facebook Event. The costume contest, previously held at the end of the event, will now be held at 1:30 p.m. For additional questions, please contact the Washington Area Chamber of Commerce at (636) 239-2715 or e-mail Cheryl.
On-site Registration Only: Pumpkin Roll (register by 11:30 a.m.) Pumpkin Decorating / Ugliest Pumpkin / Ugliest Gourd (register by 2:00 p.m.)