Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018 Noon-Dusk
WOW! - Look how it's GROWN!
PumpkinFest Expands in Downtown Westfield!
It's All About Families, Kids and Pumpkins!
Pumpkinfest fun begins and ends at Park Square, where children will be able to have their faces painted, receive henna designs, create a PumpkinFest-inspired craft and play a variety of active games including Pumpkin Sack Races, Hula Hoops, Drumming and Candy Corn Toss.
Scattered throughout the festival will be a number of colorful photo opportunities. Everyone is encouraged to stick their heads through the holes in the artwork and become a Giant Pumpkin or Fairytale character.
Choosing from the Pumpkin Patch on the Lawn of Baystate Dental
Westfield on Weekends (WOW) will provide free gutted pumpkins for children at its Pumpkin Patch on the lawn at Baystate Dental at 29 Broad Street. These may then be carved and/or painted under a tent on the property. Participants will be able to carve their pumpkins and/or decorate with a colorful assortment of artistic materials.
Pumpkin Registration Lighting at Pumpkin Runway, Park Square
After families create their pumpkins and that they then register them at the Pumpkin registration table at Park Square. Then they will place them on the Pumpkin Runway in the center of the green. They will be lit at dusk.
Whether pumpkins are carved/painted on site or brought from home, WOW invites area residents to display their pumpkins on the Pumpkin Runway in the center of the green. Every pumpkin provider to the Pumpkin Runway will receive a raffle ticket for a series of prizes, including bicycles.
The lighting of Pumpkins will take place during the closing ceremony and raffle at 5:30 pm on the Main Stage
Visit our Partner Non-Profits Organizations and Businesses on the green providing information on special activities for families and children. These include Amelia Park Children’s Museum, Community Church of Westfield, Westfield’s 350th Anniversary Committee, Greater Westfield Boys and Girls Club, the Westfield Kiwanis, Westfield G&E, Whip City Fiber, Walmart, WOW and the YMCA.
Hot dogs, and hot dog kids meals, tater tots with assorted toppings, chicken nuggets and tater tots kids meal, clam chowder and chili soups, sausage grinders, popcorn and drinks! Be sure to look for the food options located on either side of the stage area of the green!
PumpkinFest is made possible
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