Morton Pumpkin Festival
The perfect fall festival for any pumpkin lover in the Pumpkin Capital of the World! This four-day festival is packed with events like the Pumpkin Boxcar Derby, the Pumpkin Princess pageant and Pumpkin Classic 10K.
Insider tip: Three words: Pumpkin. Pancake. Breakfast. Get there early! More tips for the 2021 Festival are coming soon.
The 2021 Morton Pumpkin Festival - Pumpkins, Tailgates, & Traditions
While the 2021 Morton Pumpkin Festival will be a little different than in past years, we're all still excited to honor fall traditions and attend the 55th Pumpkin Festival: Pumpkins, Tailgates, & Traditions. The official dates for Pumpkins, Tailgates, & Traditions are Wednesday, September 15 - Saturday, September 18. Head over to the Morton Pumpkin Festival's website for more info and stay tuned for a schedule of events!
The events will be reimagined using the Restore Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity guidelines and with the input of the Tazewell County Health Department, Village of Morton and Morton Police Department. This is a continually evolving situation and the festival is following local, state and federal guidelines to ensure the safety of our community and guests. Please be respectful of other individuals and families and please follow the guidelines that are listed for the event to make a fun and safe experience for everyone involved.