This is the Official start of Crete's great pumpkin festival weekend! Drop off your pumpkins and set up your Scarecrows for the Competition!
Pumpkin Blitz/Drop-Off: 4-6pm
The Great Pumpkin Blitz is the answer! The Great Pumpkin Blitz is on Friday, October 6th, 2017 from 4-6pm at the City Park. The Great Pumpkin Blitz is the pick up of pumpkins that participant pumpkin growers and pumpkin donators grew for the Great Pumpkin Giveaway. Pumpkin growers can also drop off their pumpkins for the festival on Friday, October 6th, 2017 anytime between 10am-4pm in the City Park and a delivery station will also be available to drop off pumpkins.
Participating pumpkin growers and pumpkin donators must submit their address for pick up of their pumpkins. Volunteer workers will come to their location of their pumpkin patch and will pick up any quantity and size of pumpkins between 4-6pm. The pumpkins gathered will be lined up on Main Street to decorate for the festival and to be ready for the Great Pumpkin Giveaway.
Pumpkin Line Up on Main Street: 5:30-6:30pm
The 250 pumpkins donated for the Great Pumpkin Giveaway will be lined up on Main Street, from 12th to 13th, to decorate the street for the upcoming of Crete's Great Pumpkin Festival on Sunday, October 8th, 2017.