2023 Pumpkinfest Schedule of Events
Pumpkinfest is OUT OF THIS WORLD!
GLOW DANCE PARTY
When the sun goes down Friday night, we invite you to join the Grand Rapids Entertainment Group on the Main Stage at 7:30pm on Friday, October 6th for an unforgettable, interactive performance the entire family will be sure to enjoy!
Join Howard Miller library for a story time on Friday, October 6th from 10-10:30am at Vandeluyster Square. This event is sure to be OUT OF THIS WORLD!
KIDS TRACTOR PULL
Friday, October 6th 4pm
In this high energy, exciting event, kids ages 4-12 will get to be the drivers of a pedal tractor to see how far they can go! Each participant receives a prize! Registration starts at 3pm or click on the link below to skip the line and fill out ahead of time!
Sponsored By: Zeeland Farm Services
Join us for street-fair fun which includes face painting, barrel train rides, live shows, petting zoo, inflatables, & much more.
Friday, October 6: 11-1pm, 3-8pm
Saturday, October 7: 11-3pm, 4-6pm
DESSERT ON US
Every Fall Festival needs donuts! The community is invited on Friday, October 6th at 6pm for free donuts and cider while supplies last.
Sponsored By: Royal Atrium Inn & Royal Park Place
MUSIC ON MAIN
The fun doesn't end when the sun goes down! Joins us for live music & food vendors both Friday & Saturday night from 7-10pm on Main Street.
Saturday, October 7th: 10am
Join us for our 2nd annual Pumpkin Drop from the 2nd floor of the Dekker Huis Museum. Similar to an egg drop, pumpkins MUST have a protective covering and must be pie size or smaller.
Sponsored By: Jeremy Dalman Zeeland ART Office Coldwell Banker Woodland-Schmidt
One of the most favorite parts of this 2-day festival is the PARADE! Please join us on Saturday, October 7th at 3pm. Click on the link below for an application.
Sponsored By: Corewell Health
ZEELAND REC CORNHOLE TOURNAMENT
Grab a partner and sign up for either an Adult Pumpkinfest or Parent-Child Cornhole Tournament on Friday, October 6th from 5-7pm. Located on Main Street between Centennial & Elm. Click the link below to sign up.
PET COSTUME CONTEST
Join us on Saturday, October 7th at 1pm on the Main Stage (corner of Church & Main) for our most popular event.
Sponsored By: Chow Hound
PUMPKIN PIE EATING CONTEST
If you love pie, this is a perfect event for you! Please join us on Saturday, October 7th at 5:30pm on the Main Stage (corner of Church & Main) for a pie eating contest with NO hands! Prizes for all age groups, including adults!
Sponsored By: Zeeland Community Preschool
It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a PUMPKIn! Join us at the Zeeland Christian Hill at 12pm on Saturday, October 7th for the much anticipated Pumpkin Roll. Make sure to bring your own pumpkin. All ages welcome.
Sponsored By: Lenz Balder Insurance Agency
AVENUE OF ART WALKING TOUR
Saturday, October 7th
Kids Fun Run:100yd & 1/2 Mile at 7:45am
5k run to follow the Kids Fun Run. This is a community Fun Run for all ages. Come support your local Zeeland Athletic Boosters! For more information & to sign up click the link below.
Come on down to Howard Miller Library on Friday, October 6th from 2-4pm for your chance to win some prizes. This is a free event.
Sponsored By: Comprehensive Ear & Hearing
Please join local artists for a meet & greet/walking tour of the Avenue of Art at Zeeland Art Gallery (122 E Main Ave)
on Monday, October 2nd at 6pm. Light refreshments will be served. Public welcome!
Sponsored By: Zeeland Art Gallery
CIVIL WAR REENACTORS
Saturday, October 7th 10-4PM
Stop by the Dekker Huis museum to visit the welcome center and see the Civil War Reenactors!
FALL FEST POP UP MARKET
Saturday, October 7th 12-5pm
Join Get Togethers for a highly curated pop up of passionate makers and small business owners! Get Togethers is located behind Drip Coffee and Annie Lane Bridal. (152 E Main Ave)
ZEELAND COMMUNITY BAND CONCERT
Please join the Zeeland Community Band Concert at the Bridge Youth Center on Saturday, October 7th at 11:00am!