Deadline of Stark Raving Pumpkin Carving contest ends Wednesday

Published 10:07 am Tuesday, October 24, 2023

COST: $3 members; $5 non-members; FREE for university students

The University Museum is wicked excited to host its Fourth Annual Stark Raving Pumpkin Carving Contest on Halloween weekend. Enter for a chance to win prizes and be featured on their social media. It’s fun for all ages. Winners announced on social media Halloween, Oct. 31.

Here’s how to participate:

  1. Pre-register here by Wednesday, Oct. 25.
  2. BYOP (Bring your own pumpkin) Obtain a pumpkin of appropriate size and beauty to be worthy of your artistic skills.
  3. Carve or paint said pumpkin into a creative masterpiece.
  4. Deliver your pumpkin to the Walton-Young House between 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday or Friday.
  5. VOTE! Pumpkins will be displayed on the Walton-Young House front lawn all Halloween Weekend! Spectators are encouraged to stop by or drive through to check out our ‘Haunted’ historic house. Come cast your vote on our contest entries.

    Award categories include the following:

  • Best in Show
  • Most Creative
  • Funniest
  • Scariest
May the best pumpkins win!

Email newsletter signup

Click here for more information about this event.