63rd Annual
Sycamore Pumpkin Festival

Beautiful downtown Sycamore during the Sycamore Pumpkin Festival parade

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.

Pumpkin Festival logo

A community celebration, showcasing our local non-for profit organizations!

Sycamore Pumpkin Fest pumpkin display in downtown Sycamore, IL

Lions’ Pumpkin Display

On the Courthouse Lawn

Carnival rides at Sycamore Pumpkin Fest in Sycamore Northern Illinois

Carnival

Fri – Sat – Sun

Pumpkin parade in Sycamore including local bands march

Parade

Sunday

Pumpkin Fest: Voted Among Chicago & Illinois’ Best Festivals and Fairs by Travel Mag!

2024 Theme: ???

Join us on the courthouse lawn May 15th at 6pm for the 2024 theme announcement

Theme Contest winners and honorable mentions. 2023 Theme: Pumpkins of History
Theme Contest winners and honorable mentions and finalists.

Congratulations to Harrison Rowland who was this years Theme Contest winner, and Finley McDonald and Allison Vavra who
were Honorable Mention winners. Thank you to all the finalists in this years contest.

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🎃 𝑪𝑶𝑵𝑮𝑹𝑨𝑻𝑼𝑳𝑨𝑻𝑰𝑶𝑵𝑺!!🧡

The 2024 Theme Winners are

Honorable Mention: Jaxson Ruby, 1st Grade-South Prairie Elementary

Winner: Samuel Schwartz, “Pumpkins Around the World” 4th Grade-North Grove Elementary 

Honorable Mention: Leo Berek, 4th Grade-West Elementary 

Congratulations to St. Mary’s School for winning the most number of submissions.

Thank you to all of our Sycamore students who participated in our theme contest!!


𝑻𝑶𝑫𝑨𝒀’𝑺 𝑻𝑯𝑬 𝑫𝑨𝒀!! 🧡

The 2024 Pumpkin Festival Theme will be announced and the Award Winners will be named! 🎃

• 6:00 pm
• Courthouse Steps

🥳 Come and celebrate with the Sycamore students who submitted their amazing ideas!


‘Nuff said 🧡🎃


👏 April is National Volunteer Month!

📣 Shoutout to our 𝘢𝘭𝘭 𝘷𝘰𝘭𝘶𝘯𝘵𝘦𝘦𝘳 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival committee that works year round to bring activities you & your family will enjoy each year!

If you see a committee member, please thank them!

🎃 Sycamore Pumpkin Festival Committee:

Vendors & Carnivals: Chris Boyes
Parade: Terri Goodman & Jerome Perez
Entertainment: Melissa Dobberstein Theme: Brandi Voigt
Historian & Info Booth: Rob Dancey
Trash & Port-a-Potties: Cole Regnery
Social Media: Terri Goodman
Website: Jerome Perez
Committee Members: Dave Coovert & Michael DeVito
Legal Advisor: Riley Oncken
City Liasions: Jeff Wig & Stacy Binkowski

President: Cole Regnery
Vice President: Chris Boyes
Treasurer: Jerome Perez
Secretary: Jayne Higgins

🧡 Thank you ~ your hard work is appreciated by so many!

#Volunteers #NonProfit #SycamorePumpkinFestival


🎃 𝑹𝑬𝑴𝑰𝑵𝑫𝑬𝑹 ~ 2024 Pumpkin Festival Theme Contest submissions entries due by April 7, 2024.

Open to all Sycamore grade school students Kindergarten-5th grade.
This includes Sycamore CUSD 427, St. Mary’s School in Sycamore, ACS Cornerstone and home schooled students residing in Sycamore.

Visit https://sycamorepumpkinfestival.com/theme/


📣 Hey Sycamore students…while you’re on spring break, get your 🎃2024 Pumpkin Festival Theme Contest submissions written!!

Entries due by April 7, 2024.

Open to all Sycamore grade school students Kindergarten-5th grade.
This includes Sycamore CUSD 427, St. Mary’s School in Sycamore, ACS Cornerstone and home schooled students residing in Sycamore.

Visit https://sycamorepumpkinfestival.com/theme/


Thanks Sycamore Tom & Jerry’s!! 🧡🎃


🎃2024 Pumpkin Festival Theme Contest

Open to all Sycamore grade school students Kindergarten-5th grade.
This includes Sycamore CUSD 427, St. Mary’s School in Sycamore, ACS Cornerstone and home schooled students residing in Sycamore.

 Entries due by April 7, 2024.

Visit https://sycamorepumpkinfestival.com/theme/


🎃 Congratulations to one of our longtime pumpkin parade participants, Rebecca Andersen, the Kaneland Harter Middle School Band Director! Her jazz band was selected to perform at the IL Music Educators Convention this weekend in Peoria!

Congratulations to Rebecca and her students on this major accomplishment! 🎶


Keeping Wally warm and festive!! 
🎅🏻Jolly Old St. Wally 🎶

Many thanks to the locals who do this! 🥰


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