Halloween Pumpkin Tour

Pumpkin Tour

Get into the Halloween spirit with Pemberton Park’s Pumpkin Tour! Groups and individuals are invited to enter a pumpkin to be featured on the tour, which will wind through the trails of Pemberton Park at dusk. The public is welcome to take the tour and enjoy other Halloween festivities for just $10 per car. Free candy, games and hot cocoa will be provided. Food and glow necklaces will be available for purchase.

Enter A Pumpkin

Schools, classes, businesses, families and groups are encouraged to enter a pumpkin into the Pumpkin Tour. Be creative! We welcome pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and designs! Displays can consist of as many pumpkins as you'd like, but keep in mind, there is no vehicle access to the trails.

  • Registration: FREE before Oct. 14; $5 day-of registration from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Pemberton Historical Park  
  • Drop Off / Set Up: Begins at 3:30 p.m. Please allow adequate time to set up your display. Trails will be open for the tour at 6:30 p.m. Lighting for pumpkins will not be provided. No open flames; battery-operated tea lights are recommended. Also, no bright lights and no electricity is provided.
  • Ages: All ages welcome! 
  • Details: Pumpkins will be voted on by those taking the tour. Prizes will be awarded in several categories including Best Overall Pumpkin, Spookiest Pumpkin and more. 

Look for next year's registration form and online registration in 2017!

2016 WINNERS 

Spookiest:
1st: Michael Meets His Match
2nd: Fantasy Creatures
3rd: Cannibal Pumpkin

Goofiest:
1st: Cookie Monster
2nd: Cannibal Pumpkin
3rd: Sugar and Spice and Maybe Some Mice

Best Overall Pumpkin:
1st: The Shire Pumpkin Shack
2nd: Star Wars
3rd: Sugar and Spice and Maybe Some Mice

Most Votes Among All Categories:
1st: Michael Meets His Match
2nd: Cannibal Pumpkin
3rd: Sugar and Spice and Maybe Some Mice

The first place winners in the Spookiest, Goofiest and Best Overall Pumpkin categories can pick up their prizes at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Tuesday morning. (Shown below: first place winners in Spookiest, Goofiest and Best Overall Pumpkin categories.)

                    
See photos of all the displays and other photos from the event here.

Take The Tour

  • Date: Friday, Oct. 21, 2016                              
  • Time: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
  • Ages: All ages welcome!
  • Details: Participants will pay per car load, but the tour is taken on foot.
  • Fee: $10 Per Car
  • Bring a flashlight!
  • Sorry, but no dogs are allowed at this event.
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