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.  From fireworks on Friday, a top notch parade on Saturday and a Car Show on Sunday there are many events in between, some include MarketPlace, Creepsville Spookhouse, pumpkin carving and live music.  Come check us out, visit our towering pumpkin pyramid, you will not be disappointed!

The Pumpkinfest Committee is busy finalizing plans for Pumpkinest 2019, to be held on October 18, 19 & 20.

We hope to see you in October! If you have an idea or would like to help with Pumpkinfest please see the Volunteer tab for opportunities or the Contact tab for information on how to reach us.

Your Pumpkinfest Committee for 2019

  • Matt Suckel
  • Sandy McDonald
  • Renee Owens
  • Mary Ann France
  • Valerie Carroll
  • Barb Gagne
  • Al Hagerman
  • Brian Holden
  • Tom Homeniuk
  • Lorna Hyrvoyevich
  • Paul Hyrvoyevich
  • Todd Matthews
  • Jim McEachren
  • Bill Moore
  • Al Nutbrown
  • Mary Lynn Schira
  • Nick Schira
  • Marnie Seiveright
  • Alex Vervaet
  • Gisele Vervaet
  • Jennifer Welsh
  • Robert Welsh

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

Our Latest News

2018 Pumpkinfest - A great success

The Pumpkinfest Committee wants to thank everyone who helped put together Pumpkinfest 2018! With some help for the weather, it was the best Pumpkinfest in years! We have already started to talk about Pumpkinfest 2019, if you are interested in helping, come on out to our next Pumpkinfest Committee meeting on December 10th at 7:00pm!

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A big thank you to this year's sponsors!