The Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve is the perfect way to get into the fall spirit! Come join us for two days of fall family fun at this outdoor, undercover festival on October 18 & 19 featuring 50 local teams carving huge pumpkins.
Doors open on Friday at 5PM to the bustling of carvers shaping their creations throughout the evening. There will also be a live DJ, our very own animated Pumpkin Tales presented by Illusion Sound & Lighting, Spooky Sandcastle, children’s hay maze presented by Gootee’s Marine, festival foods, fall drinks along with beer and wine and the illumination of the completed carved masterpieces.
On Saturday the festivities continue with doors opening at 10AM to a delightful display of the illuminated Pumpkin Patch. In addition to the Pumpkin Patch, there are plenty of family and kid friendly activities! Costume contests for both adults and kids alike 2019 Costume Contest Rules, bounce house, kid’s pumpkin crafts, carving demonstrations, animated Pumpkin Tales presented by Illusion Sound & Lighting, Spooky Sandcastle, children’s hay maze and face painting presented by Gootee’s Marine, trick-or-treating, as well as live DJ, festival food and Fall treats offered by area local eateries. Activities listed below are included in gate admission.
5:00 - 9:00PM
10:00Am - 6:00PM
|Carving Competition||Corporate Carving Competition|
|Animated Pumpkin Tales||Animated Pumpkin Tales|
|Pumpkin Carving Demo||Pumpkin Carving Demo|
|Spooky Sandcastle||Spooky Sandcastle|
|Children's Hay Maze Presented by Gooties Marine||Children's Hay Maze Presented by Gooties Marine|
|Live DJ||Live DJ|
|Food Trucks & Fall Drinks||Food Trucks & Fall Drinks|
|Illuminated Pumpkin Patch at end of evening||Costume Contests at 12:00, 2:00 & 4:00PM|
|Bounce House & Twister Inflatable|
|Face Painting presented by Gooties Marine|
|Illuminated Pumpkin Patch|