Pumpkinville 2021

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Update: Submissions for the colouring and pumpkin decorating contests have now closed. Please watch for updates when we begin voting.

Pumpkinville is back for another pop-up celebration a the St. Catharines Farmers Market!

This year the festivities take place Saturday, Oct. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Market Square, in downtown St. Catharines. Once again, the City has also organized some online activities for families to do at home.

Check out the opportunities for you to participate in this year’s Pumpkinville fall celebration:

Market Takeover: Join us on Saturday, Oct.16, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for our celebration at the market. There will be a themed family photo booth along with some free giveaways.

New this year, we are asking those wishing to receive a free pumpkin and Pumpkinville-themed resuable tote bag to pre-register by visiting our registration page. Thank you to Meridian Credit Union for supporting this year's pumpkin giveaway. You must pre-register to receive a pumpkin in advance, and you will be required to select a designated timeslot for pickup on the day of the event. Pick-up times are available between 8:30 a.m. and noon. Once you select your designated time it will be outlined on a ticket required for pickup.

While you're at Market Square, don't forget to also grab your colouring contest sheets, to enter this year's online colouring contest.

Colouring Contest: Colour one of our four pages, take a picture and upload to the entry form below by Oct. 18 at 11:59 p.m. (one submission per creator please). The Pumpkinville team will choose the top-10 submissions for the public to vote (from Oct. 21 – Oct. 28). How to vote: come back to this page on Oct. 21 where a poll will be released, or go to the City's Facebook event page and comment on the Colouring Contest post. Two winners with the most votes will receive a prize package valued at over $50. Winners will be announced and contacted on Oct. 29.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest: Decorate your pumpkin, take a picture of it and upload to the entry form below by Oct. 18 at 11:59 p.m .(one submission per creator please). The Pumpkinville team will choose the top-10 submissions for the public to vote (from Oct. 21 – Oct. 28). No-carve pumpkins, or carved pumpkins are welcome. Need some tips or ideas on decorating a no-carve pumpkin? Here are a few simple ideas for inspiration. How to vote: come back to this page on Oct. 21 where a poll will be released, or go to the City's Facebook event page and comment on the Pumpkin Decorating post. Two winners with the most votes will receive a recreation package valued at over $50. Winners will be announced and contacted on Oct. 29.


Update: Submissions for the colouring and pumpkin decorating contests have now closed. Please watch for updates when we begin voting.

Pumpkinville is back for another pop-up celebration a the St. Catharines Farmers Market!

This year the festivities take place Saturday, Oct. 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at Market Square, in downtown St. Catharines. Once again, the City has also organized some online activities for families to do at home.

Check out the opportunities for you to participate in this year’s Pumpkinville fall celebration:

Market Takeover: Join us on Saturday, Oct.16, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for our celebration at the market. There will be a themed family photo booth along with some free giveaways.

New this year, we are asking those wishing to receive a free pumpkin and Pumpkinville-themed resuable tote bag to pre-register by visiting our registration page. Thank you to Meridian Credit Union for supporting this year's pumpkin giveaway. You must pre-register to receive a pumpkin in advance, and you will be required to select a designated timeslot for pickup on the day of the event. Pick-up times are available between 8:30 a.m. and noon. Once you select your designated time it will be outlined on a ticket required for pickup.

While you're at Market Square, don't forget to also grab your colouring contest sheets, to enter this year's online colouring contest.

Colouring Contest: Colour one of our four pages, take a picture and upload to the entry form below by Oct. 18 at 11:59 p.m. (one submission per creator please). The Pumpkinville team will choose the top-10 submissions for the public to vote (from Oct. 21 – Oct. 28). How to vote: come back to this page on Oct. 21 where a poll will be released, or go to the City's Facebook event page and comment on the Colouring Contest post. Two winners with the most votes will receive a prize package valued at over $50. Winners will be announced and contacted on Oct. 29.

Pumpkin Decorating Contest: Decorate your pumpkin, take a picture of it and upload to the entry form below by Oct. 18 at 11:59 p.m .(one submission per creator please). The Pumpkinville team will choose the top-10 submissions for the public to vote (from Oct. 21 – Oct. 28). No-carve pumpkins, or carved pumpkins are welcome. Need some tips or ideas on decorating a no-carve pumpkin? Here are a few simple ideas for inspiration. How to vote: come back to this page on Oct. 21 where a poll will be released, or go to the City's Facebook event page and comment on the Pumpkin Decorating post. Two winners with the most votes will receive a recreation package valued at over $50. Winners will be announced and contacted on Oct. 29.


  • CLOSED: The submission period has closed.

    Colour one of the six colouring pages (download and print from the documents folder or head to the Pumpkinville Market Takeover Oct. 16). 

    Take a picture of your finished creation and complete the form to enter the contest.  Only one submission per creator please. The deadline to submit your entry is Monday, Oct. 18, at 11:59 p.m.

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  • CLOSED: This submission period has closed.

    Decorate your pumpkin, take a picture and complete the form to enter the contest. The deadline to submit your entry is Monday, Oct. 18, at 11:59 p.m.

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