Pumpkin Festival
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Opening Ceremony

The official opening ceremony will be on Wednesday, Sept. 11 at 5 p.m. at the Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage. During the Opening Ceremony, everyone will recite the official Pumpkin Festival Pledge, then the traditional pumpkin vine will be cut, marking the beginning of the 53rd Morton Pumpkin Festival.


Date: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019


Time: 5:00 pm


Location: Gold’s Gym Entertainment Stage


Sponsor: Wal-Mart Super Center of Morton


Pumpkin Festival Pledge:


I (state your name) do solemnly pledge: To eat lots of Pumpkin Festival food To ride lots of Pumpkin Festival rides To put my trash and my recyclables in the proper bins To ask for help when I need it To help when I am able And to take pride in MY hometown, The Pumpkin Capital Of The World! Morton, Illinois”