Festival & Entertainment Schedule
32nd Annual Milford Pumpkin Festival
Festival Hours: Fri. 10/8-5PM-9PM
Be Sure To Check Back As We Add To The Schedule of Festivities!
Not to be missed - the annual arrival of the Milford Pumpkin Runner to officially kick-off the festivities!
Town Hall Pumpkin Lighting
Don't miss the Pumpkin Lighting Friday night at 6:30
You never know what magical things can happen at the Pumpkin Festival!
Beware the Monsters on the Haunted Trail…
In Emerson Park everyone can hear you scream!
Tickets are $5, Children under 10 are $1
Screams are FREE!
Children under 12 MUST be accompanied by an Adult!
Pumpkin Carving & Community Lighting
Carve a pumpkin at our pumpkin carving table on the oval Saturday 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM and bring your creation to the community lighting @ 6PM on the Bandstand. Every pumpkin brought to the lighting earns a raffle ticket for our drawing for a pumpkin carved by Jim Flis (samples on our home page).
More details coming
Scarecrow Making, Pumpkin & Face Painting
Great Pumpkin Weigh-In
For the 32nd year, Kokko Realty and The Kokko Family will be sponsoring and organizing the Great Pumpkin Weigh-in contest! We are so very pleased and greatly appreciate their dedication and time to continue this great tradition!
The Great Pumpkin Weigh-In will be 12 Noon on Saturday October 9th at The Oval. The ginormous pumpkins will be on display throughout the festival. Be sure to come by and check-out these beauties!
Arts & Crafts & Other Good things!
Artisans and crafters galore will be at The Milford Pumpkin Festival with booths set-up in the Town Hall Auditorium and Banquet Room, on The Oval, at Emerson Park, and along Middle Street. Lots to see and great gifts to buy!
Beer, Wine & Spirits Tasting
Join us Friday and Saturday nights of Pumpkin Festival under the tent on the Community House Lawn. Hosted by the Milford Lions Club and the Milford Rotary Club, a wonderful line-up of local and regional brewers, vintners and distillers will be sharing tastes of their fabulous beverages from 5:30-8:30 PM.
Milford Historical Society's
Hosted by Souhegan Valley Dollars for Scholars
All proceeds support local academic scholarships.
Vietnam War Memorial Memorial Committee
During the Pumpkin Festival, please stop by the committee's booth at the World War II Memorial Park (beside Union St Grill) on Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm to learn more about the work they are doing to honor Milford's Vietnam veterans.
Click Here to view a video podcast about the Milford Vietnam Memorial
Milford Historical Society's
Milford History Walking Tour
The Flying Gravity Circus will be delighting the crowds with with their fun, high energy strolling street performances!!
Saturday afternoon 10/9 from 3:00-6:00 pm along Union Square near the Pasta Loft and the Union St/Elm St intersection.
Friday and Saturday nights of Pumpkin Festival, weather permitting of course, Richard DeMidio will be bringing his telescopes down to the Keyes Memorial Park baseball field for viewing the night sky!!
All are welcome to come down and join the fun!
Performance includes Hocus Pocus which they will be performing in competition this year! Also performing Survivor which won 1st place overall and received a National Dance Team Invitation at Turn It Up Dance Challenge last year, and She Used to Be Mine!