The Sycamore Pumpkin Festival

 October 26-30, 2016

2016 is the 55th Annual Sycamore Pumpkin Festival downtown.   What started out as an idea by Wally Thurow in 1956 to offer something creative for the students of Sycamore, has grown from a neighborhood display on his front yard into the towns biggest city wide event beginning on Wednesday with the Opening Ceremony and cake cutting.  The festival has over 1000 entries in the Lions Decorated Pumpkin Display, 2 carnivals, 2 large indoor craft shows, many non-profit vendors, fireworks on Saturday night, and it concludes with 90 minute  parade on Sunday. 

Fireworks for the 55th Annual Pumpkin Festival are Sponsored by the Sycamore Park District and the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Committee.  They will be held at the Sycamore Park on Airport Road, Saturday October 29th at 7:30p.m.

Saturday Entertainment for Oct. 29, 2016 will be Potts & Pans Community Steel Band  performing from 2:00-3:00 pm & Flat 43 BMX performing from 3:00-4:00pm at the corner of Somonauk and State.  The performances are Free, so come on down and watch a great steel band, followed by some amazing bike stunts!  The Saturday Marquee Events are sponsored by KishHealth Systems, UPSTAGING, and First Midwest Bank.  We want to thank them for their continued support.

 

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