Blackwood Pumpkin Festival Sponsors

We are finalizing our 2022 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 & Registration

Join Mainstage at the 29th Annual Blackwood Pumpkin Festival. The Pumpkin Festival has become home to over 10,000 South Jersey patrons who celebrate the beginning of Fall every year in downtown Blackwood making the festival a significant attraction for many craft and food vendors.

Volunteers Needed

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-registered volunteers will receive a parking pass and a free t-shirt.

Festival Contests

Enjoy participating in some of the many Pumpkin Festival Contests offered, such as the pumpkin carving contest, costume contest, talent contest, house decorating contest, and many more!


Blackwood New Jersey comes alive on Sunday October 2nd with entertainers, vendors, shoppers and families who converge on the area for the Blackwood Pumpkin Festival. This tradition began in 1992; and this year marks its 29th year. Over the years, hundreds of thousands of visitors have attended. The festival, presented by Mainstage Center for the Arts (MCA), takes place Sunday, October 2nd, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., in and around the area of the Studio at Mainstage, 27 S. Black Horse Pike. Church Road through Lake Avenue on the Black Horse Pike will be closed the day of due to the festival’s events. The rain date is Sunday, October 9th. Free parking with a free shuttle bus service to the festival is available at Highland Regional High School, 450 Erial Road, Blackwood, NJ 08012. 

The festival features amusements, food, music, shopping, live entertainment, pumpkin painting, hayrides, moon bounces, a petting zoo, face painting, scarecrow building, a costume contest, puppy parade, talent contest, the Mainstage studio treasure hunt, and more.