South Jersey Pumpkin Show is a family owned and completely self supporting festival made possible each year by the sponsors, exhibitors and parking fee of $5.00 a carload. Proceeds from this event pay for the entertainment, prize money, fairground rental fee, advertising, labor, decorations and  ScottBaileyMemorialFund, staffing, security and so much more. Over the past 13 years thousands of dollars from the festival has been doanted to many non-profit organizations, college bound students and animal rescues. 
Kathy & Beau Wright, Anthony Lanzi,our friends and family from Ohio and Florida
thank you for your continued support. The S.J. Pumpkin Show is a festival that takes a year of planning a whole lot of hard work to produce.! Come celebrate our biggest year to date. See you this October 13th - 15, 2017 at the Salem County Fairground, 760 Harding Hwy, Woodstown NJ. ! Bring the family and tell your friends! Spend the day and be thankful for Gods many blessings!
Adult 
PUMPKIN TOSS 
  Saturday,
 Oct. 14, 2017
Contest at 4pm
Women  & Men Contest
Each contestant will throw the handcrafted pumpkin under hand. ​
Top (5) longest throws will compete again for first place  champion.
 *Sign up at the fairground office! Free to enter.
Must be 18 & older to participate. Contestants limited to 25 per group.

Cash  awarded 
Come try your chances at tossing a pumpkin created from horse shoes. Come out for some good old fashion fun! Register at the Fairgrounds Office  from 3pm to 4pm  . 

First Place Men      $150
First Place Women  $150
Second Place both  $75.00
Third Place both     $25.00

Trophies for winners

14th Annual
South Jersey Pumpkin Show 
"Festival of Pumpkins"

Print Contest Brochure by clicking here!

Festival of Fall Trees Exhibit & Contest
Tree lightings at 7:30pm until 10pm.
Dozens of trees decorated in fall, Thanksgiving and Halloween Themes.
Click here for details


Halloween Costume Contest
Friday, 10/13/2017  6pm-7pm
Ages 4-10 years old--Register at Fairgrounds Office 5:30pm to 6pm.  Halloween Parade starts at 6:15pm.
1st to 3rd place winners. 
Family Group *Enter the whole family in a group!
Free trick or treating kids around fairgrounds from 7pm to 8pm Kids under 10 only.
Free pumpkin or gourd first 200 kids, free trick or treat bags,

Decorated Baby Strollers Parade
Saturday, October 14th at 2pm
Open to babies up to 3 years old.

All Breed Dog Parade & Contest
  Sunday, Oct. 15th, 2017.  at noon. The top  12 dogs will be chosen like best costume, tallest, shortest, best groomed, most spots, longest tail, judges choice, etc. 
Click here for entry form and information.

Little Miss & Mister Pageant
*Sunday, 10/15/ 2017 at 2pm Pre-register or register at the fairgrounds office.
Click here for details.

Pumpkin Dessert Contest &
Free Festival goers sampling 

*Saturday, 10/14  2016 at 2pm
Festivalgoers come out and sample dozens of entries of delicious & award winning pumpkin dessert s created from canned and fresh pumpkin. Some recipes will be created by using pumpkin spices. Free sampling starts after judging is completed.
Volunteers being sought to help with judging a serving samples.
Contact Kathy Wright at 856-765-0118.

Pumpkin Toss *$500 in prize money 2017
Saturday at 4pm Adults only
*Sign up at the fairgrounds
  First - Third Place Cash prize and Trophy Awarded

Friendly Scarecrows on Display
*The vendors, artists, craftsmen, food vendors and Home Show companies are creating handcrafted scarecrows just for  visitors to pick the best one! First Place $100, Second Place $75.00 Third Place $50,  Fourth Place $25.00. 
Pick up a judging sheet at the fairgrounds office.

NJ Largest Baked Pumpkin Pie
Guess how many eggs were used in our baked pie?

Headless Horsemen Story 
& arrival  at the graveyard
Friday  10/13   two performances
 7pm  & 9:00pm

Wagon Pulled Hayrides with a few scares here and there.
 *All three days.

Amusement Rides & Games
*All three days

Pony Rides * All three days

Check back for schedule of events, entertainment line up, give a ways, free pumpkins and more.

CLICK HERE FOR CONTEST BROCHURE