Competitions & Exhibits


**All Registration Forms are fill-able online.  Please fill out, print, and mail back to Amanda Parris, 239 Farmers Market Drive, Hillsville, VA 24343

Best Dressed, Best Etched, Best Carved, and

Largest Pumpkin Contest

Best Carved, Best Etched and Largest Grown Pumpkins must arrive in exhibit hall area (Carroll County Historic Courthouse) from 7:30 am- 9:00 am on Saturday October 7th.

Best Decorated  Entries will be accepted throughout the day until 3:00 pm and may be completed on-site. Winners will be announced at 3:30 pm at which time pumpkins can be picked up or left on display along the historic court house wall through the Halloween Season.

Fillable Pumpkin Festival Judging Registration FORM

Coloring Contest

No Ordinary orange orbs have a place in our Pumpkin Patch. Be creative drag out your pens, ink, sequins, paints, crayons, beads, feathers, glitter, pom-poms, glue, tape, staples – or whatever else you can scare up- and decorate our pumpkins.

Fillable Pumpkin Festival Coloring Contest FORM

From tiny tractor racing to slugging through a pile of corn, to making apple butter, human-powered pumpkin chunkin, and enjoying seasonal treats, Carroll County thought of just about everything to make our first Pumpkin Festival a blast!