Activties include a Pumpkin Derby, a carnival, crafts, live music and much more. Witness a live expert carving contest, sample pumpkin dishes from local restaurants (vote for your favorite), or compete in one of the contests for some great prizes (including an iPad mini).
One of the major highlights of Pumpkinfest is the Pumpkin Derby, a unique race featuring handcrafted, decorated pumpkin racers battling head-to-head for the coveted Pumpkin Derby Championship Trophy. There is also a competition for Racer design and decoration. Pumpkin Racers are vehicles constructed from one pumpkin or fall gourd with independent axles and wheels attached. Pumpkin Racers come in all different shapes, sizes and speeds. The derby will be held on Main Street between Prospect St. and Bridge St. begin at 12:30pm, and check-in is between 11:00 am and noon at the Phoenixville Pumpkinfest Derby Information Table. Register free online Sept. 23-Oct. 21 or register at Pumpkinfest for $5. Go HERE for additional information.