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Bradford West Gwillimbury > BWG Press Release-2022-09-20 Pumpkin Fest

P​RESS RELEASE

Celebrate All That Fall Has to Offer at Pumpkin Fest​​​​


Bradford West Gwillimbury, ON (September 20, 2022) – Leaves are falling, the air is getting cooler and Pumpkin Fest will ‘leaf’ you loving fall even more! The Town of BWG is hosting its 6th Annual Pumpkin Fest on Saturday, October 15 at Henderson Memorial Park. Pumpkin Fest is family-friendly event featuring live music, busker performances, wagon rides, a farmers’ market, and various other activities including, pumpkin carving (one per child, while supplies last) an inflatable corn maze, mini-golf, crafts, a caricature artist, and more!​

Join us on the main stage for entertainment by local band ‘The Generation Gap’, along with kid-friendly entertainment and music from Team T & J, Russ Clayton, and the Fitness Dri-Tri (row, run, rep challenge. Pre-registration required for Dri-Tri). BWG Fire & Emergency Services will also be at the event, providing public education and a special visit from the fire truck.

We are also excited to share that the Bradford Farmers’ Market has extended its event schedule by one week and is bringing its vendors to Pumpkin Fest! Food and treats will also be sold at the event including a BBQ fundraiser hosted by the Bradford Lions Club, tacos and corn from Hay Caramba restaurant, and delicious treats from Sweet B’s Bakery.

Bradford Helping Hand Food Bank will also be onsite accepting non-perishable food items. They are currently in need of breakfast cereal, juice boxes, pasta sauce, baked beans, canned soup, canned fruit, cereal bars, Kraft Dinner, soap, deodorant, menstrual products, diapers (size 5 & 6) and wipes, shampoo, and toothpaste.

This event is made possible thanks to our generous sponsors: New Roads Automotive Group, the Curtis Goddard Team, Summerlyn Dental, and Experience Simcoe County.

Events Details

Date and Time: Saturday, October 15, 2022 | 11:00 am – 3:00 pm 
Location: Henderson Memorial Park, 3171 9th Line (just west of Sideroad 10)

Participation in activities and entertainment are free of charge unless otherwise stated. Food and items sold at the farmers market, or by other participating vendors are not included in this complimentary event and must be purchased.

Event Parking and Transit

Onsite parking is limited. Overflow parking is available at:
  • Henderson Field - 3200 Sideroad 10, with a walking path to Henderson Memorial Park.
  • Bob Fallis Sports Centre - 2961 Sideroad 10. Complimentary shuttle services (to/from Henderson Memorial Park and Bob Fallis Sports Centre only) will be provided by Voyago and BWG Transit.
For those looking for an alternate way of getting to and from the event, BWG Transit is running on Saturday, October 15 – simply get off at the Bob Fallis stop and take the shuttle to the event. Click HERE​ for transit routes and schedules. Fees apply.

For more information, please visit www.townofbwg.com/PumpkinFest

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Media Contact:
Bethany Kuboniwa, Leisure Events & Marketing Supervisor
905-775-2162 ext. 5102
bkuboniwa@townofbwg.com​