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Pumpkin Festival

11th Annual Rock River
Pumpkin Festival 
Saturday, September 21, 2019

Come to Edgerton for TONS of autumn fun for the entire family!  Refresh this page to make sure you have the latest info on all the details of the day.

Festival attendees ages 2 and older can purchase an event bracelet for $3 that covers most of the games, inflatables and hay rides. A wristband is required for the corn maze. Pumpkins may also be purchased at the pumpkin patch,

8:00am  =  5k PUMPKIN RUN

Check in begins at 7:30am. Pre-registration is required by September 6 to receive a 2019 Pumpkin Run t-shirt.  There will be kid races as well as a 5K run and walk.  For details, please contact Denise.  Please print and complete this registration form.
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Teams of four, grades 5-8, can participate in our local version of The Amazing Race. Please call to register your team.
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11:00am-3:00pm  =  PULLED PORK LUNCH
This year's menu choices include pulled pork sandwiches, BBQs, chili and hot dogs, pumpkin and apple pie, coleslaw, chips and beverages.
11:00am-4:00pm  =  HAY RIDES
Hay rides will leave from the SWCH parking lot, head down Main Street in Edgerton, take you to the pumpkin patch just south of town (where you can pick your own pumpkins), and then to our corn maze.  When you're ready to come back to the other events, just hop back on a hay ride.
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11:00am-4:00pm  =  DELICIOUS TREATS
Concessions, cotton candy, ice cream, warm and cold coffees, apples with caramel, and other delicious snacks will be available for purchase throughout the Festival grounds.  Apples from Stone Gate Orchards will also be available to purchase by the peck or 1/2 peck.
Fall craft fair
11:00am-4:00pm  =  VENDOR FAIR
Vendors will be located throughout the Festival grounds as well as inside the gym. It's a great way to knock off some gifts for fall as well as get an early start on holiday shopping.  Beautiful fall flower baskets will also be available for purchase again, courtesy of VIP Floral in Slayton.
11:00am-4:00pm  =  CORN MAZE
Located south of town, this is our 8th year of having a corn maze in Edgerton.  Climb aboard the hay ride at the Festival for the scenic tour of Edgerton all the way to the pumpkin patch and then to the corn maze.  A big SHOUT OUT of thanks to Seth Spronk for his amazing design.
Take your turn at PLINKO, the Duck Pond, Inflatables, milking a cow, train rides, balloon art and face painting (you will need a bracelet to participate in these activities).
petting zoo
11:00am-4:00pm  =  PETTING ZOO
Stop by to say hi to our feathered and furry friends again this year.  We are so grateful to our local FFA chapter for sponsoring this event.

Winner receives $20 in Chamber Bucks and a Festival T-shirt!

Clue #1 - Monday, September 16

This week’s medallion hunt kicks off the 11th annual Rock River Pumpkin Festival. Thank you for participating in the medallion hunt and we hope you will be able to join the festival activities on Saturday. The medallion is again within the city limits. One additional small clue is the medallion is hidden on the path the hayrides will take on Saturday.

Clue #2 - Tuesday, September 17
The hayrides to the pumpkin patch and corn maze will start at Southwest Christian High. The continued hayride path will include Main Street showcasing many great businesses that contribute to the strength and growth of the city of Edgerton. Step by step you may find me along with way.

Clue #3 - Wednesday, September 18

Take eight different letters and put them together to spell out the place I am hiding from you.

Clue #4 - Thursday, September 19

What letters do you need to use to find the pumpkin medallion’s hiding place? We are willing to share just a few. Part of the word scramble include an A and an I and also the letter R.

Congratulations CODY LUBBEN!  You did it again!  Thanks for being part of the hunt.

Here's the official website of the Festival.  Be sure to LIKE the festival on FaceBook to stay in touch.

most of the acitivites will be held on Elizabeth Street between 4th and 5th Avenues