Peekskill Rotary’s Pumpkin Carving Contest

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Cancelled Due to Flooding

Unfortunately, Mother Nature had other plans. Due to flooding at Peekskill Riverfront Park, we regret to inform you that the Peekskill Rotary Club’s Fall Festival for September 30, from 10am to 6pm is canceled. Our sincerest apologies for any inconvenience. Stay safe!

Held At Our Fall Festival
September 30, 2023
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Peekskill Riverfront Green Park

In addition to our Pumpkin Carving Contest, our Fall Festival will include children's activities, pumpkin decorating, food trucks, vendor booths and a beer garden.

Fall Festival Details >>
Carved pumpkin with happy face.
Additional Fall Festival Events
  • Food trucks
  • Beer Garden
  • Craft and art vendors
  • Live DJ
  • Live music
  • Raffles
  • Pet friendly

3 Categories

  • Professional artist ($20 entry fee)
  • Amateur artist (ages 15+, $10 entry)
  • Kids (ages 5-15, Free entry)


  • Must sign up by 9/29
  • 20lb maximum pumpkin size (with professional artist exceptions)
  • No inappropriate carvings
  • Must drop off finished pumpkin on 9/30 between 8-10 AM at the pavilion.
  • Pumpkins must be picked up by 7 PM 9/30 or they’ll be donated to the nearest pig farm.


  • Professional: $500, $250 and $100 cash prizes
  • Amateur: $150-$200 gift certificate
  • Kids: gift certificate