Be A Sponsor

We are finalizing our 2016 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

Our vendor return rate is very strong but we do often have openings. Please feel free to download an application and send it to the address listed on the form.


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 2017

Ah, fall – time for pumpkins, cider doughnuts, leaves splashed in color, and the 25th Annual Blackwood Pumpkin Festival sponsored by Mainstage Center for the Arts, Beneficial Bank, and others. This year’s event takes place Sunday, October 1, 2017, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.(raindate: Oct. 8th) 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 forward 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. 

traditional-scarecrow-7-0255        Scarecrow Making Center

One of the newest event areas.  Families love building their own scarecrow to display proudly on their front lawns.               
(next to Rite Aid Parking Lot – Green Zone.)




                                              Face Painting

Mainstage Center for the Arts has two face painting stations where children can have their whole face or part of a face done.
                                                                                             ( Green & Purple Zones)
                                                                                       Face Painting 8 tickets – Full Face
                                                                                       Face Painting     4 tickets – Cheek


                                                                  Pumpkin Painting

Children will love painting their own pumpkins.    Just join us at a Mainstage Pumpkin Painting Station located in Harwan Park ( Green Zone) and on Railroad Ave ( Purple Zone)   5 tickets


Mainstage Game Row is located on Railroad Ave. (Purple Zone)  where everyone is a winner.  1 ticket per game.