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Be A Sponsor

We are finalizing our 2015 Pumpkin Festival Sponsors and we would be happy to have you join us. Please take advantage of the link to our sponsorship packages to learn the great ways we can work together for the kids, the event and your company’s visibility in the South Jersey Community.

Vendor Information

We are still accepting vendors for the 24th Annual Blackwood Pumpkin Festival. Please print out the appropriate form and send it in quickly as spaces are filling fast.


We are looking for volunteers to participate in this great day! Volunteers must be at least 15 years old or volunteer with a parent, teacher or club advisor. Please use the following link to sign up. Pre-reigstered volunteers receive parking passes, and a free event t-shirt.


Enjoy participating in some of the many Festival Contests including the Pumpkin Carving, Costume and Talent Contests.

Pumpkin Festival 2015

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Ah, fall – time for pumpkins, cider doughnuts, leaves splashed in color, and the 23nd Annual Blackwood Pumpkin Festival sponsored by Mainstage Center for the Arts, Beneficial Bank, and others. This year’s event takes place Sunday, October 4, 2015, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.(raindate: Oct. 11th) in and around The Studio at Mainstage, 27 South Black Horse Pike, Blackwood, NJ. The festival draws 10,000 people each year to enjoy food, games, music, shopping among 200 vendors, and four stages of entertainment.

Activities include pumpkin painting, hayrides,amusement rides, Scarecrow making, bounce houses, a pumpkin carving contest, face painting, a costume contest, talent contest and more.


“After such a long-hot summer, the Pumpkin Festival is a great way to celebrate the joys of the fall season,” said Anne Marie Weaver, Director of Special Projects, Mainstage Center for the Arts. “We look for-ward to welcoming and entertaining the thousands of families who make it an annual tradition.”

All proceeds benefit Mainstage Center for the Arts, a non-profit organization committed to providing affordable, quality arts education and entertainment for the South Jersey Community.




Scarecrow Making Center

This new section of the event

 will be located in Harwin Park

(next to Rite Aid Parking Lot.)





The latest information and photos from past festivals is available here.