• White Instagram Icon

© Copyright 2023 by Elementary school. Proudly created with Wix.com

Contact Us

PHONE: 616.283.0623

EMAIL: zeelandfestivalsinc@gmail.com

Address

PO Box 94

Zeeland, Michigan

49464

2019

EVENT DETAILS 

PUMPKIN SEED SPITTING CONTEST

October 05, 2019

SPONSORED BY HOLLAND HOSPITAL URGENT CARE

{1PM}

Main & Church Street: In front of Mainstreet Bicycle (201 E Main Ave)

A place were spitting is acceptable AND encouraged?! Join us and the team at Holland Hospital Urgent Care for a Pumpkin Seed Spitting contest! All ages are welcomed. No pre-registration necessary. Prizes for the top spitters!

BEER TENT BY TRIPELROOT

October 04, 2019

Join Tripelroot, for the second year, at their beer tent! 

Friday, October 4 {5-11PM}

Live Music: Delilah Dewylde 8-11pm

 

Saturday, October 5 {Noon-11pm}

Live Music: Dunegrass {Noon-3pm}

Catfish & The Man{4-7pm}

Kari Lynch Band {8-11pm}

$5 Cover Charge Saturday Night 

Parking Lot Behind Tripelroot

Food Trucks 

CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTORS

October 05, 2019

{9am-5pm)

Head down to the Zeeland Museum (37 E Main St) for some old fashioned fun!   The Civil War Reenactors will be at the Zeeland Museum, stop by before or after the parade for some fun! 

STROLLER STRIDES WITH FIT4MOM HOLLAND

October 04, 2019

SPONSORED BY FIT4MOM HOLLAND

{9:30AM}

Join FIT4MOM Holland for a special Pumpkinfest themed Stroller Strides class! Stroller Strides is a total fitness program that moms can do with their little one(s) in tow! It includes power walking and intervals of strength and body toning exercises using, the stroller and the environment. Taught by certified and specially trained fitness instructors, it is a great workout for any level of exerciser. We will weave songs and activities into the routine designed to entertain and engage baby, while moms are led through a series of exercises. Join us Friday, October 4th at 9:30am at VandeLuyster Square to experience Zeeland Pumpkinfest with FIT4MOM Holland! Please enroll in advance athttps://fit4mom-holland.pike13.com/e/105042834

PUMPKIN ROLL

October 05, 2019

12PM

ZEELAND CHRISTIAN HILL (334 W CENTRAL AVE)

SPONSORED BY BIGGBY COFFEE

Do you have the skills to thrill? Test your pumpkin rolling skills as you roll your pumpkins down the Zeeland Christian School hill to see if your pumpkin surpasses all others. Be sure to come with your own pumpkin (each pumpkin can only be used once, not one pumpkin per family.) All ages are welcome!

PUMPKIN PIE EATING CONTEST

October 05, 2019

SPONSORED BY HIGHER HEALTH CHIROPRACTIC 

CHURCH STREET ON THE MAIN STAGE

5PM

If you love pie this is the event for you! The contest will begin with the youngest age group. The first person to finish wins! Prizes given for each age group. This high-energy event is great to participant in and even more fun to watch!

PARADE

October 05, 2019

SPONSORED BY SPECTRUM HEALTH ZEELAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL

3PM

Parade Route: West on Main Ave. from Centennial St. to State St. South on State St. to Central Ave., East on Central Ave. ending at Maple St.

Thank you to Spectrum Health Zeeland Community Hospital for their generous support of the parade! We would also like to thank the volunteer parade marshals, city staff for they invaluable assistance, all those who have entries in the parade and of course the spectators who watch and cheer the parade along. The Pumpkinfest parade is another great example of how our community comes together to put on great events for people of all ages to enjoy! 

PET COSTUME CONTEST

October 05, 2019

SPONSORED BY HAMILTON VETERINARY CLINIC 

1PM

MAIN STAGE on CHURCH STREET

Enter this adorable pet costume contest or view the whole show, either way you won't want to miss! Categories include funniest costume, cutest costume and best pair (costume pair of owner with pet or pet with pet.) Family pets of all kinds are welcome! Prizes will be awarded in each contest category. Registration required!

Registration is due by Friday, October 4. Please email your registration form to zeelandfestivalsinc@gmail.com or bring to Zeeland City Hall (21 S. Elm Street, Zeeland)

PUMPKINFEST 5K RUN/WALK

October 05, 2019

SPONSORED BY ZEELAND ATHLETIC BOOSTERS

 

Kids Fun 100yd and the 1/2 mile runs - 7:45 start time

5K run - to follow the kids.  Approximate start time is 8:30AM

Starting location is the West Soccer field between the high schools. 

Registration and packet pick up is in the Zeeland East High School Cafeteria

This is a community fun run for all ages. Come support your local Zeeland Athletic Boosters. The 100 yard dash or 1/2 mile fun run for kids takes place starting on the Zeeland West Soccer Field between the high schools. The 5K starts and ends at the soccer field, after winding through the beautiful Zeeland school property. Help us celebrate the Zeeland Pumpkinfest by joining in this safe closed course. Awards for the kids runs will be given out on the course. Awards for the 5k run will be given out in the Zeeland East cafeteria at the completion of the race.

OUTDOOR MOVIE SHOWING - ALADIN

October 04, 2019

7:30PM SPLASH PAD

SPONSORED BY LENZ BALDER INSURANCE

Bring your lawn chair or comfiest blanket and head on down  to the splash pad for the second downtown Zeeland outdoor movie showing. Don't worry, we will bring the popcorn!

DESSERT ON US

October 04, 2019

6:30-7:30PM

SPONSORED BY COMPREHENSIVE EAR & HEARING 

CHURCH STREET

The first 1,000 people who attend are provided with a FREE homemade Post Family Farm pumpkin donut and fresh apple cider. 

This event reinforces our pride in this community and is a thank you to residents and guests of Pumpkinfest for doing business here. 

KIDS TRACTOR PULL

October 04, 2019

CHURCH STREET (SECOND CHURCH PARKING LOT) 

4PM (REGISTRATION BEINGS AT 3:15PM)

SPONSORED BY ZEELAND FARM SERVICE

 

In this high-energy and exciting event, kids ages 4-10 will get to be in the driver's seat of a pedal tractor to see how far they can go! Each participant receives a prize in this event as it is just about having a great good time. Be sure to arrive in time for registration at 3:15PM This event beings at 4:00PM with the youngest children going first. 

SENIOR B.I.N.G.O

October 04, 2019

HOWARD MILLER LIBRARY (MAIN FLOOR)

2pm-4pm

SPONSORED BY BUNTES PHARMACY

B-24! Come down to Howard Miller Library for your chance to win some prizes provided by Buntes Pharmacy. This is a free event! 

KIDZFEST

October 04, 2019

Activities for kids of all ages!

Church Street between Main & Central Avenue.

 

{OCTOBER 4}

11AM-1PM 

-Corn Box sponsored by Morren Bros Agriculture

-Pumpkinfest creations sponsored by Huntington Bank

-Face Painting

-Crafts

-Games

-Inflatables

-Barrel Train

-Pony Rides

-Petting Zoo

 

4PM-8PM

-Corn Box sponsored by Morren Bros Agriculture 

-Petting Zoo

-Lord of the Gourd

-Face Painting

-Inflatables

-Henna Tattoos

-Barrel Train 

{OCTOBER 5}

11AM-3PM

-Corn Box sponsored by Morren Bros Agriculture

-Petting Zoo

-Inflatables

-Henna & Airbrush Tattoos

-Barrel Train

-Face Painting

4PM-6PM

-Corn Box sponsored by Morren Bros Agriculuture

-Petting Zoo

-Inflatables

-Henna Tattoos

-Barrel Train

-Face Painting 

SCAVENGER HUNT

October 04, 2019

Aargh Matey! Scavenge the lands of Zeeland to find ye some hidden treasure! 100 coins will be hidden around Downtown Zeeland for you to find. We will also be hiding 45 {SPECIAL} FEEL THE ZEEL coins.  If you find one of the special coins you will win some great prizes from these awesome businesses: Fuzzy Peach, Main Street Bicycle Co., M. Vander Plow Insurance Agency, Zeeland Dry Cleaners, Pink Slip Cakery, Zeeland BPW, Plascore, Auto Body Xperts, Public, Cunningham Dalman, & Kilwins.  

 

{Scavenger Hunt FAQ}

1) What time does the scavenger hunt start? The hunt begins on Friday, October 4 and goes until all of the coins are found. 

2) Where will the coins be hidden? Around Downtown Zeeland. Between State & Centennial Street and Washington & CentralStreet. HINT: Some favorite Zeeland parks might have some too. 

3) Will the coins be hidden inside businesses? No. They will be hidden outside in places that are accessible 24/7. Coins will be hidden in public areas and not on private property. Please do not trespass on private property while you’re on the hunt!

4) How many coins are you hiding? Around 100! 

5) Is there an age limit for the event. Nope. Bring the kiddos and grandma – this is for everyone!

7) How many coins are you allowed to find? As many as you can find, but please be courtesy and only claim one special coin. 

8) Is there an ending time each day for the hunt? Nope. The hunt starts on Friday, October 4 and runs 24/7 until the last coin is found.

9) Do we need to sign in somewhere to join the hunt? No! Join the hunt whenever you want.

11) If we found a “special” coin what do we do? Please contact zeelandfestivalsinc@gmail.com to set up a time to pick up your prize. 

AVENUE OF ART

October 04, 2019

This year artists will be putting there creative touch on wooden sculptures provided by All Rout INC. This will provide centerpieces for the annual theme while engaging local artists, individuals, and groups, to get involved and be part of the process. In addition, Avenue Art will enhance the beauty of downtown Zeeland and provide locals and visitors a unique and artful Pumpkinfest experience.

You can find the artists work September 30-October 5 lining the sidewalks of Main Street. 

WOODEN ANIMALS PROVIDED BY ALL ROUT INC. 

CHILDREN'S STORYTIME

October 04, 2019

10AM-11AM

Howard Miller Library (14 S Church St.)

This weekly program is for children 3-6 years old. Each session will consist of theme-related stories, crafts, songs, and other fun activities. Adults are welcome to attend or may wait outside in the Children's Area.  NO registration is required for this event!

Please reload