Parade of Pumpkins

 

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Join us for the 4th Annual Parade of Pumpkins in Historic Downtown Prattville from October 21st-October 31st. Festive storefronts, seasonal displays, decorated pumpkins from citizens, and food trucks will transform Historic Downtown. We are excited to announce the new addition of the Pumpkin Barrel Trail and the expansion of the GLOW Trail. This family-friendly event is free and open for all to participate. Grab a pumpkin, get in the spirit, and share your creativity at the Parade of Pumpkins!To participate: 

  • Carve, decorate, or paint your pumpkin.
  • Bring your pumpkin to Historic Downtown Prattville.
  • Place it on display along the parade or leave in a designated Pumpkin Drop-off area beginning October 20th.
  • The City has lights set for your pumpkin each night. (Candles are prohibited.)
  • Enter your pumpkin in the “Best Pumpkin” Contest for a chance to win $100 in cash sponsored by Julianne Hansen Fine Art & Pottery and more! 

The Prattauga Art Guild is hosting a FREE Pumpkin Decorating Class for kids of all ages on Thursday, October 20th. This come-and-go pumpkin painting activity is from 4:00-7:00 p.m. (while supplies last) outside at the Prattville Creative Arts Center (342 S. Chestnut). Pumpkins and art supplies will be provided. All decorated pumpkins will be displayed in Historic Downtown Prattville thru October 31st. We can't wait to see all the creative pumpkins!

The Prattville Area Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the City of Prattville to host “Artists on Main” during the Parade of Pumpkins on October 25th from 6:00-8:00 p.m. This event will feature pumpkin art, music, and more. 

One of the best features during the Parade of Pumpkins is the festive downtown merchant storefronts. Each participating location will be featured in a "Best Storefront Contest" on the City of Prattville's Facebook page, and voting will begin October 25th. While you enjoy the pumpkins, displays, and creativity, please make sure you select which downtown merchant storefront is your favorite by voting on the City of Prattville Facebook. 

During the Parade of Pumpkins, we are partnering with AICC to host a food drive. Drop-off locations for non-perishable items and toiletries are inside the front entrance of City Hall.

We want to thank our sponsors, Randy Jones & Associates, your local insurance agency in Prattville, for sponsoring the pumpkins for the Parade of Pumpkins and the free decorating class, and Civil Southeast, LLC, for sponsoring the new Pumpkin Barrel Trail. Also, we appreciate iFoam for partnering with the City of Prattville with in-kind donations to enhance and expand our GLOW Trail this year. For more information, visit www.prattvilleal.gov, the City of Prattville social media accounts, or email .

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