The Sycamore Pumpkin Festival

 October 25-29, 2017

The Theme for the 2017 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival is “Pumpkins Across the Decades”

PFC Marquee Saturday Event-  2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the 100 block of Somonauk Street.  (Sponsored by Northwestern Medicine/Kishwaukee Hospital, UPSTAGING, First Midwest Bank, and ServiceMaster by Skip)

2 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. – Istvan & His Imaginary Band

3 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Magician Jeff Bibik


The following are days and times for the Unlimited Ride Specials at the Carnivals:

Friday  Noon to 4pm

Friday  5pm to 9pm

Saturday  Noon to 4pm

Sunday  Noon to 4pm


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. 



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