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Morton Pumpkin Festival
An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until September 15, 2018
The Morton Pumpkin Festival is a pumpkin-themed event that takes place in mid-September in Morton, Illinois. Morton is home to Nestle/LIBBY’S Pumpkin: 85% of the world’s pumpkin is processed here. In 1978, the Governor of Illinois signed a proclamation that Morton, Illinois is the “Pumpkin Capital of the World.”
The Pumpkin Festival celebrates the beginning of the canning season and draws over 70,000 guests for pumpkin foods, carnival rides, parades, live entertainment, a 10K race, and over 30 events, venues and activities! For more information, visit www.mortonpumpkinfestival.org.
The theme for this year’s 52nd Annual Morton Pumpkin Festival is “S’more Pumpkin!”