The Great Pumpkin Festival 24th to 31st October

Hebden Royd Town Council are partnering with locally based Sand in Your Eye to deliver the areas very first Pumpkin Festival!

A week of fantastic events for all the famility culminating in a spectacular Parade of Pumpkins on Sunday 29th October.

With family workshops, ghost walks, music, competitions, a pumpkin trail and more the event promises to thrill and excite!

29th October

Throughout the day you can walk around Hebden Bridge on the pumpkin trail. Spotting displays from Sand in Your Eye and fab window displays in shops, cafes, bars, and community groups! There will be music from Hebden Radio and Oxjam all through the day, face painting, stalls and much more.

2pm Live Carve Display in St Georges Square

Free Family Workshops in the Town Hall

Bring your carved pumpkins to the Town Hall to enter the competiton.

3pm How to Trick a Boggart Trail with Ursula Holden Gill

5pm Everyone to meet to enjoy the evening entertainment and join the pumpkin trail. at Bridgegate Car Park.

Live performances from Mr Wilsons Second Liners and Bazzmatazz.

6pm Parade begins.

Bring you own carved pumpkins and join the parade! Fancy dress optional, but hey it is Halloween (nearly!)

Competiton winners for the best window display, best carved pumpkins will be announced after the parade.

Please remember to only light pumpkins with LEDs no real candles. Bring your own or you can purchase them on the day from us, with donations to the Mayors Charity.

Make sure you join us for a perefctly horrible Hebden Halloween!

Here are some more details and the trail map.


Pumpkin Carving Competition

Enter your pumpkin into #TheGreatPumpkinFestival carving competition. Simply bring your carved pumpkin (with a label containing your name, category and contact number) along on Sunday 29th October to St George's Square from 1pm to enter. Categories are  Best Pumpkin carved by an adult Best Pumpkin carved by an under 16's  Best Pumpkin carved by an under 8's (can be a decorated pumpkin rather than carved) Most Creative Pumpkin and Best Shop Window Display (no need to move the display, we will come to you!!!!)

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