62ND 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


Fri – Sat – Sun

Pumpkin parade in Sycamore including local bands march



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

2023 Theme: Pumpkins of History

Theme Contest

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 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! 🥰

🇺🇸Veterans Day
Honoring All Who Served

Changing of the holidays 🧡🎃🎄♥️

🎃🥧Congratulations to all the Kiwanis Pie Eating Contestants and Winners!! #sycamorepumpkinfestival  #pumpkinsofhistory  #sycamorepumpkinfest  #cityofsycamore  #mostwonderfultimeoftheyear🎃

🎃💍🧡 Congratulations to Erin & Jon!! #shesaidyes

Come on down to the N. Food Court now to see the SycamorePerforming Arts Academy “Artists in Air”

Come on down to the N. Food Court now… No, we’re not serving frog legs… “The Frog Lady” has brought some of her special amphibian friends to show everyone!! 🐸🐍🦎