Pumpkinfest 2019 is almost here!

Waterford Pumpkinfest is a yearly event hosted by the Waterford Lions & Lioness to celebrate our community and help raise funds for community projects.  Pumpkinfest is a family event with activities for young and old alike

  • Fireworks
  • Parade
  • Pumpkin Pyramids
  • Marketplace (Craft Show)
  • Car Show
  • Spookhouse
  • Pumpkin Carving Contest
  • Kids Zone
  • Live Bands
  • Learning with Lexi
  • Birds of Prey Demonstration
  • Craft Beer and Cider Showcase
  • Soapbox Derby
  • Midway
  • Outdoor Vendors
  • Scavenger Hunt(Online)
  • Official Pumpkinfest Clothing
  • And more!!!

Your Pumpkinfest Committee for 2019

  • Chair (Lions) – Matt Suckel
  • Chair (Lioness) – Sandra McDonald
  • Treasurer – Rob Welsh
  • Bands and Stage – Ken Gillingwater
    • assisted by Tom Homeniuk
  • Car Show
    • Nick Schira
    • Al Nutbrown
    • Bordan Tchegus
  • Clothing
    • Gisele Vervaet
    • Lorna Hyrvoyevich
  • Fireworks – Brian Holden
  • Kids Zone
    • Bill Banfield
    • Jennifer Welsh
  • Midway – Bill Moore
  • Magazine and Advertising
    • Doug MacKenzie
    • Al Hagerman
  • Marketplace
    • Valerie Carroll
    • Mary Lynn Schira
    • Marnie Seiveright
  • Outdoor Vendors
    • Renee Jarvis
    • Alex Vervaet
  • Parade – Jim McEachren
  • Pumpkin Decorating Contest – Jennifer Ondrich
  • Street Decorating
    • Pat Hexamer
  • Other Committee Members
    • Renee Owens
    • Mary Ann France
    • Barb Gagne
    • Paul Hyrvoyevich
    • Todd Matthews

Who benefits from Waterford Pumpkinfest?

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

  • Norfolk General Hospital
  • Local Public School Nutrition Programs
  • Canadian Medical Alert Bracelet Donations
  • Norfolk Association for Community Living Van
  • Lions Foundation Guide Dogs
  • Waterford Food Cupboard
  • Guide Dogs Canada
  • 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
  • Christmas Families Baskets
  • Sick Kids Hospital
  • Waterford District High School Breakfast Program

A big thank you to this year's sponsors!