Pumpkin Parade

Contacts

Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7
905-895-5193

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Thank you to everyone who participated in Pumpkin Parade 2020. See you next year! 


 


Pumpkin Parade 2020 Winners!

Jack of all Lanterns (Best Overall) - Cookie Monster

cookie monster pumpkin

Carved by: Brooklyn Anderson


Cutest Pumpkin - Baby Yoda from Star Wars

Yoda pumpkin

Carved by: Christopher Wong 


Scariest Pumpkin - Creepy-Crawly Jail Cell

jail cell pumpkin

Carved by: Brooklyn Anderson


Most Creative Pumpkin - Sonic the Hedgehog

sonic the hedgehog pumpkin

Carved by: Mahmood Roodsari


Other "top-voted" jack-o-lanterns 

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View all the Jack-O-Lanterns below:

You can also view the Voting Catalogue here.


About Pumpkin Parade 2020

The Pumpkin Parade is back for 2020 in a virtual format. Show off your jack-o-lantern one more time for a chance to win! 

On the day after Halloween, drop off your carved or painted pumpkins to the Municipal Offices (395 Mulock Drive) between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. To enter the contest, register your jack-o-lantern when you drop it off (name and email required so we can contact you if you win). We will take a photo of your lit pumpkin (tea lights provided by Town of Newmarket) to enter it as a submission in the contest launching that evening at 6 p.m. All pumpkins will be thrown in the yard waste after photos have been taken. 

Contest Categories and Prizes
  • Jack-of-all-Lanterns (Best Overall)($100 gift card)   
  • Cutest Pumpkin ($50 gift card)
  • Scariest Pumpkin ($50 gift card) 
  • Most Creative Pumpkin ($50 gift card) 

Everyone is welcome to check back on this webpage on Sunday, November 1, 2020 at 6 p.m. where we will be uploading photos of all of the submitted pumpkins along with a link to place your vote for your favourites for each category. Voting will close Monday, November 2 at 12 p.m. (noon). Each completed vote will be entered in a random draw for a $25 gift card. 

Winners will be announced on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. 

Contest and Prize Rules
- All prizes (gift cards) are to local Newmarket restaurants. Each winner will be able to choose which Newmarket restaurant they would like to support. The business address of the restaurant must be located in Newmarket and the gift cards cannot be split between multiple restaurants. - Entries can only win in one category. If entries win in more than one category, the winner will receive the highest value prize. The prize not awarded to the top winning entry will then be awarded to the runner up.

All prizes (gift cards) are to local Newmarket restaurants. Each winner will be able to choose which Newmarket restaurant they would like to support. The business address of the restaurant must be located in Newmarket and the gift cards cannot be split between multiple restaurants. Entries can only win in one category. If entries win in more than one category, the winner will receive the highest value prize. The prize not awarded to the top winning entry will then be awarded to the runner up. 


Happy carving Newmarket!


Photo & Video Release

Capture  

Media and Town of Newmarket staff will be taking photos and video footage at Town of Newmarket Special Events. These images may be used, re-used and published in news stories, social media and on websites, in addition to distributed to our event partners.