2017 Fall Festival Celebration

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

The Exeter Community Services/Recreation Department will sponsor the 26th Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 4:30pm. The contest will be held at Mixter Park (corner of Pine & E Street). All Children 12 and under are eligible to participate. One parent/adult will be allowed to participate with each child in helping with the carving. The design MUST be the child’s own idea.

Age divisions for competitions will be as follows:
5 & under 6 – 7 years old 8 – 9 years old 10 – 12 years old

Judging will be in two categories: SPOOKIEST & MOST ORIGINAL

Children may enter any size pumpkin they wish. Children are responsible for providing their own pumpkin. If it can be arranged, the Recreation Dept. will have a few pumpkins for sale at the contest. Each child must also bring a plastic garbage bag or grocery bag and newspaper to help with the clean up. Each entrant will receive a participation ribbon. Awards will be given to the spookiest and most original in each age group. Registration forms will be provided at the contest.

No knives or degrading objects or comments are allowed as part of the design.
Carving will be from 4:30p.m. – 5:15p.m.
Judging will begin at 5:15p.m.