Here’s what to expect at Pumpkinfest in Carleton Place, taking place Oct. 14


Get ready for Pumpkinfest in Carleton Junction, happening on Saturday, Oct. 14.

The town has prepared a thrilling day packed with activities, including games, a massive slide, delicious food, autumn-themed selfies, beer tasting, exciting shopping opportunities, and much more!

Here’s the schedule for the day:

  • 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.: Carleton Place Farmers’ Market will have extended hours at the Market Square Pavilion.
  • 10:00 a.m.: The Cornhole Tournament hosted by the Lanark County Cornhole League begins. Make sure to register online to participate.
  • 1:00 p.m.: Enjoy the Monkey Rock Music show at the Junction stage, marking the start of Junction activities.
  • 1:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Downtown Carleton Place presents the Hop On/Hop Off Bus, offering an array of live music, seasonal shopping, delectable food, and more in the downtown core.
  • 2:00 p.m.: Embark on the Haunted Heritage Walking Tour. Registration is free online.
  • 3:00 p.m.: Witness the adorable Children’s Costume Parade at the Junction Stage.
  • 3:30 p.m.: The Monkey Rock Music show continues at the Junction Stage.
  • 4:00 p.m.: The Pumpkin Carving Contest kicks off. Don’t forget to register online for free.
  • 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.: Naturelle’s Fall Night Market takes place at Market Square Pavilion, offering a delightful evening shopping experience.
  • 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.: Enjoy the Starfire Band Show at the Junction Stage.
  • 6:00 p.m.: The Haunted Heritage Walking Tour returns. Register online for free to join in on the spooky adventure.

For additional details, make sure to check out the event’s Facebook page. It’s going to be a spooktacular day filled with fun and festivities!

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