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Mission Statement

The mission of the Newtown Pumpkin Festival is to bring Halloween back to Newtown in a magical way, focusing the community on a shared event that benefits causes close to the hearts and minds of the people of Newtown.


Ticket information

Tickets are $25 per vehicle (up to 8 people can fit per passenger vehicle) – car pooling is suggested. Proceeds to benefit local charities. Enter as many pumpkins as you can carve! Food and craft vendors, games, music and the lighting of the pumpkins at 6 p.m. Parking is limited so please purchase your tickets now to reserve your spot! Once you purchase your ticket, we will be calling you this week to come down to pick up the ticket at A Bead of Roses in Newtown. We will also be including a list of questions and answers related to our exciting festival. Tickets will also be available for purchase on the day of the event and will cost: $8 per adult and $5 per child under 9 years old but parking will be limited, so please purchase your ticket now to receive a confirmed parking space, shuttle pass and wrist band to enter the festival.

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Pumpkin Carving Rules

All pumpkins can only be carved, please do not paint or place beads on your pumpkins- as the pumpkins will be donated to several local farms for pigs and goats to enjoy after the event.


Food/ Craft Vendor Application

We are still recruiting for craft vendors. If you are interested please fill out the vendor link application and we will call you asap.


Pumpkin Deals from Benedict's Home & Garden

Benedict's Home and Garden, located at 480 Purdy Hill Road in Monroe, CT, has partnered with the Newtown Pumpkin Festival to offer a 25% off discount for all Newtown Pumpkin Festival ticket holders. Just mention "Newtown Pumpkin Festival" at check out and receive 25% off your total pumpkin weight purchase. At these prices, we encourage you to buy 3 pumpkins and get the 4th one free! The more pumpkins to light at the festival the better. For more information about Benedict's Home and garden, please click on the following link http://www.benedictsgarden.com.