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Pumpkin Festival

October 27, 2023 - October 29, 2023

The Sycamore Pumpkin Festival takes place in downtown Sycamore, Illinois, near the corners of Main & State Street, with much of the festivities happening on the courthouse lawn and surrounding town square.

Saturday – October 21ST

  • Free Pumpkin Distribution – Starting at 10 am by the Wally Thurow Tribute Statue at the SW corner of Elm and Somonauk. Compliments of the Sycamore Lions Club and Theis Farm Market.

Wednesday – October 25th

  • Pumpkin Check-in – 12 noon to 9 pm Courthouse Lawn. Hosted by the Sycamore Lions.
  • Opening / Giant Cake Cutting Ceremony – 5 pm North Maple Street adjacent to the Courthouse. Cake compliments of HyVee.

Thursday – October 26th

  • Kiwanis Prayer Breakfast – 7 to 9 am United Methodist Church, 160 Johnson Avenue
  • Trick or Treat Event 4:30 to 6:30 pm Along State St.
  • Pumpkin Celebrations – 4 to 7 pm All things PUMPKIN! Crafts, games, treats and other fun. Sycamore Public Library, 103 E. State St.

Friday – October 27th

  • Teen Carnival (Sacramento & State) & Kiddie Carnival (Somonauk & Elm) – 3 pm to 10 pm   ($35 unlimited ride special from 4-8 pm)
  • United Methodist Church Craft Show, Friday – 11 am to 5:30 pm

Saturday – October 28th

  • Sycamore Rotary Pancake Breakfast – 7 to 11 am St. Mary’s Parish Activity Center, 312 Waterman St.
  • Burgers & Soup Luncheon – 10 am to 5 pm Burgers, hot dogs, sloppy joes, soups, baked goods, drinks. Bethel Assembly of God Church, 131 West Elm St.
  • Lions Club Pumpkin Display Awards – 10 am Courthouse Lawn
  • Face Painting – Sycamore High Art Club, 10 am to 2 pm at the Kiddie Carnival.
  • Historic Homes Tour – 10 am to 5 pm Hosted by DeKalb County History Center Tickets: $20/person Available after October 15 at DCHC or Made Just for You, or at any home on the day of the tour. Visit  https://dekalbcountyhistory.org/ for more information.
  • Pumpkin 4-Person Golf Scramble – 11 am Sycamore Golf Course, 940 E. State Street – Registration information – (815) 895-3884
  • Pumpkin Festival Marquee Entertainment (Sponsored by Lovett’s Towing & Recovery and Meijer) North Food Court
    – Deb “The Frog Lady” 11:30 am
    – Jeanie B! Family Music Entertainment 2:00 pm
  • Autumn Craft / Treasures Market, Saturday – 9 am to 5 pm
  • United Methodist Church Craft Show, 9 am to 4 pm
  • ACS – Cornerstone Craft Show, 9 am to 5 pm
  • Teen Carnival (Sacramento & State) & Kiddie Carnival (Somonauk & Elm) – 12 noon to 10 pm ($30 unlimited ride special 12 noon – 4 pm and $35 unlimited ride special 5-9 pm)
  • Sycamore Kiwanis Pie Eating Contest – 4 pm Courthouse Lawn

Sunday – October 29th

  • Sycamore Chamber 10K Pumpkin Run – Race Starts at 9:05 am at the Sycamore Armory  Sycamore Pumpkin Run
  • Teen Carnival (Sacramento & State) & Kiddie Carnival (Somonauk & Elm) – 12 noon to 5 pm ($30 unlimited ride special from 12 noon to 4 pm)
  • Autumn Craft / Treasures Market, 9 am to 2 pm
  • Pumpkin Festival Parade – (Sponsored by Ideal Industries and Upstaging).  Parade kicks off at 1 pm Somonauk – Elm – California – State & Main Streets.   Parade Map

Details

Start:
October 27, 2023
End:
October 29, 2023
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https://sycamorepumpkinfestival.com

Venue

Downtown Sycamore
Sycamore, IL 60178 United States + Google Map
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