South Jersey Pumpkin Show Festival Celebrates the Fall Harvest of Pumpkins

Three day family fall festival held annually on the second weekend of October at the Salem County Fairgrounds, Route 40, Woodstown, NJ. Over 200 vendors, Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off, Pumpkin Dessert Contest, wine sampling, giant pumpkin pyramid, Headless Horsemen Story & arrival, Boo Barn, Hayrides and so much more.

South Jersey Pumpkin Show Festival Celebrates the Fall Harvest of Pumpkins
Woodstown, NJ, August 28, 2018 --( The 15th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show will open on October 12, 13 & 14, 2018. This three day “Festival of Pumpkins” will be held at the Salem County Fairgrounds, 735 Harding Highway, Woodstown, New Jersey. The event has new show hours of Friday, 5pm to 10pm, Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 6pm. The South Jersey Pumpkin Show has become one of the best ways to welcome the autumn harvest with kids and parents alike.

Festival goers visiting will enjoy pumpkin desserts, 100+ craftsmen, Salem County Fall Home Show, fun contests, give-a-ways, wine sampling, Food Trucks, NJ Largest Baked Pumpkin Pie, pony rides and hayrides around the fairgrounds. The festival will host a variety of live musical acts daily. The giant Pumpkin Pyramid, filled with pumpkins, gourds and mums, represents everything beautiful about the fall harvest. Each year many of the vendors create hand-crafted scarecrows and festival goers are invited to judge their entries.

The “Fall Festival of Trees Exhibit” is a must see when visiting the festival. Colorful trees will be decorated in Halloween, Thanksgiving and Autumn themes. Tree lighting will be held indoors at 7:30pm on Friday, October 12th. Contest is open to adults, clubs and groups.

Opening night, Friday, will showcase the reading of the Sleepy Hollow legend and the arrival of the Headless Horsemen. Two kid’s friendly performances will take place in the graveyard. The Family Halloween Costume Contest & Trick or Treat Stroll begins at 6pm.

Saturday activities includes the Decorated Wagons & Stroller Contest and the Adults Pumpkin Toss with over $500 in prize money awarded. The best pumpkin desserts are being sought for the Fun Pumpkin Food contest and free sampling. Come search for one of their Halloween Painted Rocks and win amazing prizes.

Sunday features the New Jersey's Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off, All-Breed Fun Dog, Little Miss & Mister Pumpkin Show King & Queen Pageant, DJ’ Pepper Paul and wine sampling all day.

The Salem County Fairgrounds is located just a few miles from Delaware Memorial Bridge. Admissions is free, parking $5.00 a carload. Free shopping bags, free trick or treat bags, free pumpkins/gourds first 200 kids daily. Food Trucks, Home & Garden vendors, sponsors, craftsmen, artists and farm markets are being sought for 2018. Visit for details. Call 856-765-0118. Portion of proceeds being donated to the ScottRWBailey Educational Scholarship & A Voice for Paws.
B & K Enterprise
Kathryn Wright
cell phone: 856-265-6181