The 30th annual Fall Pumpkin Fest will be held Friday-Sunday, October 8-10, 2021 at Conneaut Lake Park. Hours are Friday 2-7 pm; Saturday 10-7 and Sunday 10-5. The Giant Pumpkin Drop is scheduled for Sat. at 5 pm and Sunday at 4 pm.
Fall Pumpkin Fest Parade will be held in downtown Conneaut Lake on Water St. at 10 am on Sat., Oct 9.
Admission to the festival is $5 for everyone over 12 yo. There will be a $5/car parking fee.
There will be 150 vendors that include regional crafters and artists, food, non-profits and commercial vendors.
Entertainers will be on stage starting at 11 am on Sat & Sun. Entertainment will include Elvis impersonator Jim Felix, The Bellairs, Brett Allen Morgan, Vegas Band, Erie Heights Brass Ensemble, and others.
Returning is the Pumpkin Trebuchet (Catapult). The “Iron Lever” will catapult a pumpkin 400-500 ft every 15 minutes starting at 1 pm until 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
The Judith Hughes Scholarship Raffle will have over 50 baskets to choose from. Judith Hughes is the founder of Fall Pumpkin Fest. She passed away in June 2021.
The Pumpkin Painting tent will be open every day. Purchase a pumpkin at the tent and paint your pumpkin. There will be a Pumpkin Painting Contest. Pumpkins will be judged at 6 pm on Saturday and 3:30 on Sunday.
Twenty food vendors will be offering a wide variety of delicious food. i.e. funnel cakes, hot sandwiches, Gyros, fries, ice cream, pumpkin sweets and much more.
On Sunday, Oct. 10, a Car Cruise (event) will be held as a part of Fall Pumpkin Fest in the park near the lake.
The amusement rides will be operating. All day wristbands will be sold for $10.
For further information check out Facebook page “Conneaut Lake Fall Pumpkin Fest” where you will find the entertainment schedule.