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Pumpkinfest Celebrates 30 Years – Kids Activities Abound!
Pumpkinfest Celebrates 30 Years – Kids Activities Abound!

Pumpkinfest will be celebrating its 30-year anniversary this October 2, 3 and 4. The annual Zeeland tradition is a celebration of fall, family, friends, food and all things pumpkin!  This multi-generational event has something for everyone but especially young kids!  This year’s Pumpkinfest hosts, “KidZfest” which is a full line-up fun activities that are all located in or near downtown Zeeland. Some of  the events include:


Decorate Your Bike / Bike Contest / Bike Parade:  Sponsors: Main Street Bicycle / ZQuest School

Decorate: Thurs. & Fri., 4pm-7pm / Sat., 10am-1:30pm - At KidZfest booth.

Contest Begins: Sat., 2pm - In front of Main St. Bicycle Co. – 201 E. Main Ave.

Parade Line Up: Sat., 2:30pm


Pumpkin Hunt: Sponsors: Holland Sentinel    Fri., 5:00pm


Critter Barn Educational Farm  Sponsors: Manpower    Fri., 4pm-7pm / Sat., 10am-5pm


Children’s Games & Inflatable Fun    Sat., 11am-2pm


Poetry, Puppetry, Music, and More!     Fri., 5:30pm


Silver Treasure Hunt:  Sponsor: On Silver Shores Jewelry & Imports Fri., 6pm


Kids Pedal Power Tractor Pull:  Sponsor: Zeeland Farm Services  Thurs., 4pm - Registration Begins


Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest    Sponsor: Doubletree Hotel      Fri., 6:30pm


Pumpkin Seed Spitting Contest   Sponsor: Michelle Kitzrow DDS     Sat., 11:00am


Pumpkin Rolling Contest   Sponsor: Mercantile Bank / Zeeland Recreation Sat., 12pm


Pumpkin Bowling   Sat., 1pm


Face Painting      Thurs. & Fri., 4pm-7pm / Sat., 11am-3pm


Chalk Art    Sponsor: CMF Marketing & Events   Thurs. & Fri., 4pm-7pm / Sat., 11am-3pm


Balloons by Carissa     Thurs. & Fri., 4pm-7pm / Sat., 11am-3pm


Creative Craftsmen Wood Crafts   Sponsor: Integrity Cabinetry   Thurs. & Fri., 4pm-7pm / Sat., 11am-3pm


Children’s Story Time    Sponsor: Howard Miller Library & Community Center Fri., 10am


For a full-line up of events and locations visit   www.pumpkinfest-zeeland.org.


Pumpkinfest in Zeeland, Michigan has been celebrating community,family fun and fall activities for nearly 30 years. Pumpkinfest 2014 will take place on October 2, 3 and 4. The three-day event features a number of activities and programs that can be enjoyed by all ages. This year’s theme is “Pumpkinfest Pride...Celebrating 30 Years!” To learn more, visit Pumpkinfest online at www.pumpkinfest-zeeland.org oron Facebook at www.facebook.com/PumpkinfestZeeland