The Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival 2022

Festival October 7 - 9

Welcome to The Great Highwood Pumpkin Festival 2022

2022 Events Schedule

See Our Music Schedule - Here

Community Appreciation Night Thursday October 6

5:00-9:00 pmThree All-You-Can Carve Pumpkin Stations located in Everts Park (along North Avenue), City Hall Park and at Painters Park (424 Sheridan Road across from Buffo’s), Live Music and Full Bar at Painters Park, Interactive Skeleton Displays re-enacting famous dance scenes from movies and pop culture, and more!
5:00-9:00 pmUnlimited Carnival Ride Special - ONLY $30 per person

Friday October 7

4:00 pmFestival Opens – Food and Artisan Craft Vendors, Three All-You-Can Carve Pumpkin Stations located in Everts Park (along North Avenue), City Hall Park and at Painters Park (424 Sheridan Road across from Buffo’s), Interactive Skeleton Displays re-enacting famous dance scenes from movies and pop culture, Hay Rides and more!
4:00–11:00 pmLive Music from three stages; Main Stage located on Green Bay at North Avenue, World Music Stage at Everts Park Bandshell, and the Local Music and Activity Stage located in Painters Park (424 Sheridan Road across from Buffo’s)
4:00–6:00 pmTrick or Treating Throughout Festival Grounds Sponsored by ‘Z’ Frank Apachi Day Camp
5:00–10:00 pmCarnival Rides & Games
5:30–9:30 pmPrime Time Carnival Unlimited Ride Special- ONLY $35 per person
7:45 pmHighland Park Community Foundation Announcement on Main Stage on Green Bay at North Avenues and Ceremonial Wall Lighting
11:00 pmFestival Close

Saturday October 8

9:00 amSuperhero 5K Family Fun Run, Walk & Stroll sponsored by Gearhead Outfitters and Windy City Dispensary
11:00 amFestival Opens – Food and Artisan Craft Vendors, Three All-You-Can Carve Pumpkin Stations located in Everts Park (along North Avenue), City Hall Park and at Painters Park (424 Sheridan Road across from Buffo’s), Interactive Skeleton Displays re-enacting famous dance scenes from movies and pop culture, Hay Rides and more!
11:00 am–11:00 pmLive Music from three stages; Main Stage located on Green Bay at North Avenue, World Music Stage at Everts Park Bandshell, and the Local Music and Activity Stage located in Painters Park (424 Sheridan Road across from Buffo’s)
1:00 - 10:00 pmCarnival Rides & Games
1:00 – 5:00 pmUnlimited Carnival Ride Special - ONLY $30 per person
5:30 –9:30 pmPrime Time Carnival Unlimited Ride Special- ONLY $35 per person
8:00 pmHighland Park Community Foundation Announcement on Main Stage at Green Bay and North Avenues and Ceremonial Wall
11:00 pmFestival Close

Sunday October 9

11:00 amFestival Opens – Food and Artisan Craft Vendors, Three All-You-Can Carve Pumpkin Stations located in Everts Park (along North Avenue), City Hall Park and at Painters Park (424 Sheridan Road across from Buffo’s), Interactive Skeleton Displays re-enacting famous dance scenes from movies and pop culture, Hay Rides and more!
11:00 am–9:00 pmLive Music from three stages; Main Stage located on Green Bay at North Avenue, World Music Stage at Everts Park Bandshell, and the Local Music and Activity Stage located in Painters Park (424 Sheridan Road across from Buffo’s)
1:00 - 9:00 pmCarnival Rides & Games
1:00 – 5:00 pmUnlimited Carnival Ride Special - ONLY $30 per person
12 pmPet Costume Contest at City Hall Park Stage - Pet Costume Contest Sign Up
1 pmKids Costume Contest at City Hall Park Stage - Kids Costume Contest Sign Up
2:00 pmPumpkin Pie Eating Contest at City Hall Park Stage Sponsored by The Bent Fork Bakery - Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Sign Up
7:00 pmHighland Park Community Foundation Announcement on Main Stage at Green Bay and North Avenues and Great Pumpkin Wall
9:00 pmFestival Close

Mum Sale 2022

Proceeds will benefit the Highland Park Community Foundation

Mumms For Sale

11” Pots will be sold for $20 each.
Pick-up at Highwood City Hall on Saturday, Oct 1 10 AM - 4 PM
A schedule with pick-up dates and times will be sent via email.

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The Superhero 5k Family Fun Run, Walk & Stroll is coming up Saturday, October 8th at 9 AM and is stroller, bike, scooter, wagon, and pet friendly! Along with a t-shirt, all runners will also receive a complementary beverage at the end of the race.
Big thank you to our sponsors Gearhead Outfitters, Inc. and Windy City Dispensary. Register at runsignup.com/Race/IL/Highwood/HighwoodSuperhero5KRunWalk?fbclid=IwAR3H316pQZElMLjBoV97gDB6mq4-If...
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The Superhero 5k Family Fun Run, Walk & Stroll is coming up Saturday, October 8th at 9 AM and is stroller, bike, scooter, wagon, and pet friendly! Along with a t-shirt, all runners will also receive a complementary beverage at the end of the race. 
Big thank you to our sponsors Gearhead Outfitters, Inc. and Windy City Dispensary. Register at https://runsignup.com/Race/IL/Highwood/HighwoodSuperhero5KRunWalk?fbclid=IwAR3H316pQZElMLjBoV97gDB6mq4-IfK7RzeW1McmLC7eQX0-EmqFdNwGQIg

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We are still looking for some great volunteers to pitch in and make Pumpkin Fest October 7-9 a huge success!
Join us as a Pumpkin Fest volunteer and have fun while working to benefit community and a great cause, Highland Park Community Foundation
It’s feel good, fun work!
www.highwoodpumpkinfest.com/volunteers/
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We are still looking for some great volunteers to pitch in and make Pumpkin Fest October 7-9 a huge success!
Join us as a Pumpkin Fest volunteer and have fun while working to benefit community and a great cause, Highland Park Community Foundation 
It’s feel good, fun work!
https://www.highwoodpumpkinfest.com/volunteers/
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Check out the INCREDIBLE musical line-up for Pumpkin Fest 2022!
www.highwoodpumpkinfest.com/about/
*We will update with Activity Stage performers asap-located in Painters Park (424 Sheridan Road across from Buffo’s)

WORLD MUSIC STAGE AT THE BAND SHELL IN EVERTS PARK:
Friday, October 7th
- Uncle Marky 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
- Yankee Cowboy Band 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 8th
- Zion iyahbinghi Music 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
- Doktu Rhute Duo 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
- Juan Cookie & the Crumb 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
- R-Gang Music 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 9th
- Dante Salamante Music 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
- Isabellamariareyes 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
- Downtown Charlie Brown Blues Band 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

MAIN STAGE AT THE INTERSECTION OF NORTH AVENUE AND GREEN BAY ROAD
Friday, October 7th
- The Black Diamond Sessions 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
- Mosquitos Jam Band 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 8th
- Poetic Karma 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
- Bill Pantle 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
- Not for Profit Band 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
- Six 2 Six 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
- Kevin Purcell and the Nightburners 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 9
- GOOROOS 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
- Mr. Blotto 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Check out the INCREDIBLE musical line-up for Pumpkin Fest 2022!
https://www.highwoodpumpkinfest.com/about/
*We will update with Activity Stage performers asap-located in Painters Park (424 Sheridan Road across from Buffo’s)

WORLD MUSIC STAGE AT THE BAND SHELL IN EVERTS PARK:
Friday, October 7th
- Uncle Marky 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
- Yankee Cowboy Band 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 8th
- Zion iyahbinghi Music 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
- Doktu Rhute Duo 2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
- Juan Cookie & the Crumb 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
- R-Gang Music 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 9th
- Dante Salamante Music 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
- Isabellamariareyes 2:30 PM to 5:00 PM
- Downtown Charlie Brown Blues Band 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

MAIN STAGE AT THE INTERSECTION OF NORTH AVENUE AND GREEN BAY ROAD
Friday, October 7th
- The Black Diamond Sessions 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
- Mosquitos Jam Band 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday, October 8th
- Poetic Karma 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
- Bill Pantle 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
- Not for Profit Band 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
- Six 2 Six 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
- Kevin Purcell and the Nightburners  8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday, October 9
- GOOROOS 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
- Mr. Blotto 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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