Pumpkinfest would like to extend a warm thank you to our 2015 volunteers! We could not host this weekend without you:

  • Dan Fleming of Dan’s Crane Rental Ltd for the Pumpkin Pyramid assembly and dismantle
  • Rob’s Groundforce for pumpkin placement on pyramids
  • Art Works by Mike Elliott
  • Cleaver Orchards & Schuyler Farms for the apples for Kids Day
  • Jason & Tricia Peekstok for organizing the Soap Box Derby
  • Tom Homeniuk & Catherine Glynn for coordinating the musical entertainment on the stage at the Waterford Arena
  • Marnie Seiveright for coordinating the MarketPlace
  • Kevin Miles for all the pumpkins and cornstalks
  • Springview Farm Golf for golf carts
  • Norfolk County EMS & Fire Waterford Station #3
  • Norfolk OPP & Auxiliary
  • Community & High School Volunteers

Your Pumpkinfest Committee for 2016

  • Rachelle Witham
  • Paul Hrvoyevich
  • Valerie Carroll
  • Al Hagerman
  • Brian Holden
  • Tom Homeniuk
  • Bill Moore
  • Alex Vervaet
  • Jennifer Welsh
  • Robert Welsh
  • Larry Wilson
  • Garry Witham

The Pumpkinfest Committee is busy planning for Pumpkinest 2016, to be held on October 14, 15 & 16. All forms have now been updated for 2016, please check back often for updates. We appreciate your patience and hope to see you in October. If you have an idea or would like to help with Pumpkinfest please see the Contact Tab for information on how to reach us.

Q – What is so great about Waterford Pumpkinfest?

A – Besides being a family friendly event that is hosted at minimal cost to the community; Waterford Pumpkinfest is a great time for Waterford to show the pride they have for their town, visit friends and see what our town has to offer. There are also many groups who benefit from this festival!

Q – Who benefits from Waterford Pumpkinfest? Where do the funds that are raised go?

A – Below is a list of some of the places where funds from the Waterford Lions and Lioness Pumpkinfest are allocated:

  • Sick Kids Hospital
  • Waterford District High School Breakfast Program
  • Local Public School Nutrition Programs
  • Canadian Medical Alert Bracelet Donations
  • Norfolk Association for Community Living Van
  • Lions Foundation Guide Dogs
  • Waterford Food Cupboard
  • Grand Erie School Bursaries
  • Lions Student Exchange
  • Camp Trillium Rainbow Lake
  • Local Minor Sports including Tricenturena Skating Club & Waterford District Minor Hockey
  • Special Needs Programs including special needs items for families
  • Brownies/Girl Guides
  • Beavers/Cubs/Scouts
  • Backpack Program
  • Project Pride
  • Youth Exchange
  • Norfolk General Hospital
  • Christmas Families Baskets

Our Latest News

Decorating Contest Winners

Business Decorating Winners: 1st Kerry's St. James St. Eatery - 10 St James St S 2nd Embrace Salon and Spa - 51 St James S 3rd Foodland - 792 Old Highway 24

Honorable Mentions: Waterford Legion Br.123 - 223 Nichol St. Tim Hortons - 328 Main St.
  House Decorating Winners: Day Time: 1st place - Laurie Ball, 95 St. James St. S. 2nd place - Eric & Brooke Payne, 157 St. James St. S 3rd place - Gisele Vervaet, 35 Yin St.
Honorable Mentions Day Time: 271 Main St. 661 Old Hwy 24 271 Howard St. 114 Auty St. 12 Russell St.   Night Time Winners: 1st place - Rick & Angele Watson, 129 Temperance St. E 2nd place - Pete Schira, 15 Russell St. 3rd place - Scott & Teresa Dennis, 106 St. James St. S Honorable Mentions Night Time: 145 Bruce St. 176 Church St. W

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