Pumpkin Parade


Municipal Office

395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
L3Y 4X7

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Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2022

Pumpkin Drop-off: 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. 

Time of Event: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Location: Riverwalk Commons (200 Doug Duncan Drive) 

Cost: Free 

Description: Callling all pumpkin carvers and Halloween enthusiasts, bring your creative jack-o-lantern(s) down to Riverwalk Commons on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 between 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. for one last chance to show off your Halloween creation and a chance to win a prize in one of the following categories listed below. Pumpkins may be carved and/or painted. All pumpkins dropped off will be provided with a number for all guests to reference when voting on their favourite pumpkin. 

The categories include: 

  • Jack-of-all-Lanterns
  • Cutest Pumpkin
  • Scariest Pumpkin
  • Most Creative

The Town of Newmarket will be providing LED tea lights to insert into each pumpkin, where applicable. 

All pumpkins at the end of the event will be placed into yard waste. 


Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2021 Pumpkin Parade. 

Jack-of-all-Lanterns (Overall Favourite)


        Created by Alyssa and Jeff Morgan

Cutest Pumpkin 

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           Created by Rebecca Song

Scariest Pumpkin (tie)

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        Created by Faye Sakkas     

 91 Skeleton Jail Cell.jpg

Most Creative (tie)

80 Painted Jack Skellington.jpg

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           Created by John Bot

Other top voted pumpkins: 

11 Pumpkin Eating Pumpkin.jpg 75 Twine pumpkin.jpg 148 Giant Grinning Face.jpg

102 The Gorillaz.jpg 118 Starry Night.jpg 73 Painted Skull (2).jpg

155 Paw Patrol.jpg 120 Mummy.jpg 39 Barbie Convertable.jpg

17 Potato Bunny.jpg 22 stem nose.jpg 119 Painted Wave.jpg

114 Jaws.jpg 101 Pennywise.jpg 117 Toy Story Woody.jpg

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All children under the age of 12 years must be accompanied by a supervising adult. 
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Photo & Video Release


Media and Town of Newmarket staff will be taking photos and video footage at Town of Newmarket Special Events. These images may be used, re-used and published in news stories, social media and on websites, in addition to distributed to our event partners.