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Welcome to the 2016 Pumpkin Festival Website

Remember to vote Tuesday, March 8th. Support the pumpkin festival – vote yes on warrant article 18 – the cost of police, fire, ambulance and DPW to support the festival.

See Video on Youtube HERE

See PDF presentation HERE


Information on this site currently has 2015 data. Please check back later.

Here are the 2015 Winners:

Giant Pumpkin Weigh-In:

1st place: 1,751 pounds grown by Steve Geddes of Boscawen
2nd place: 1,359 pounds, grown by Joe Post of Billerica, MA
3rd Place: 1,290 grown by Barry LeBlanc of Merrimack

Talent Show: 


1st Bobby Baker of Dracut, MA
2nd Jessica Olson of Litchfield
3rd Double Dang’ers of Milford


1st Kristina McCarthy of Hudson
2nd Rachel Sheppard of Brookline
3rd Lyric Michaud of Wilton

Crotched Mountain Ski Pass Raffle Winner:

Taylor Cook of Milford

MIT 50/50 Raffle

Winner wishes to remain Anonymous, and has donated winnings to Troop 407.

5K Pumpkin Run:

Overall winner, Tammie Brooks Robie
Rob Finan the top male.

The Milford Pumpkin Festival is presented by the Milford Improvement Team and attracts more than 35,000 people over a 3 day weekend. Festivities start Friday evening with Food Vendors, Two Sound Stages, Craft Fair, carved Pumpkin lighting, the infamous Haunted Trail, a Beer and Wine Tasting (must be over 21 to attend) and a spectacular fireworks display around the Oval, downtown Milford, New Hampshire.

During the weekend there is Pumpkin Painting, Face Painting, Scarecrow making, Bouncy Houses, Food, A Talent Show, Craft Fair, entertainment and fun for all ages.