The Keene Pumpkin Festival Returns!

The 2022 Keene Pumpkin Festival committee is excited to announce we will return to an in-person festival this year, and celebrate our 15th year anniversary. Stay tuned for further information as planning is in progress. We look forward to seeing you all on Saturday October 15th, 2022.


April 15, 2022 0

Contest Winners

With another (virtual) Pumpkin Festival under our belts, we would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who submitted entries for the Decorating Contest and Car Show, and those who voted! Our Decorating contest winners are: Best Business Category – Glen Isle AG. Best Theme – Jess and Cory Howard Best Scarecrow – Belle…
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October 18, 2021 0

Pumpkin Pyramid

On Friday October 15, 2021, the 2021 Keene Pumpkin Festival committee will be setting up the Pumpkin Pyramid at the corner of Third Street and Heritage Line. We will be judging them at 2pm, with 4 prizes to be won! We are looking for the Funniest, Scariest, Original, and Painted pumpkins! Make sure to label…
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October 13, 2021 0

Virtual Contest

Thank you to everyone who submitted photos for our virtual contest. Voting is now closed! We will be tallying up the votes and announcing the winners soon!


October 13, 2021 0

2021 Virtual Car Show

Attention Car Show enthusiasts, this year our car show will be held virtually. To enter, take a picture of your (antique) car, truck, or tractor and submit it via our contest page. Voting will again be held online with prizes for the top 3 people’s choice! All contest entries need to be submitted by October…
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September 24, 2021 0

The 2021 Keene Pumpkin Festival has Gone Virtual

While we had hoped that the 2021 Keene Pumpkin Festival would be able to return to an in-person event, to ensure the safety and wellness of our community and guests we have decided to follow last year’s suit and hold our event online! We hope that we can hold The Keene Pumpkin Festival in person…
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September 23, 2021 0

An update for the 2021 Keene Pumpkin Festival

As this festival takes months of planning (and with COVID restrictions unknown at the time) our committee has decided to postpone this year’s in-person event. Similar to last year, we are still planning for the pumpkin pyramid and some virtual events. We look forward to seeing everyone back next year for our 15th anniversary!


August 27, 2021 0

Decorating Contest Winners

Wow! We never imagined when we announced the decorating contest that we would have so many entries! We love how our community embraced the spirit of The Keene Pumpkin Festival and transformed Otonabee South Monaghan into a Pumpkin Wonderland. We had 65 entries that took our volunteers from one end of OSM to the other.We…
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October 29, 2020 0

Car/Truck Show Winners

After last year’s record-breaking car show, we wanted to give car enthusiasts something to look forward to, so we moved the car show online! We had 30 entries for this year’s Virtual Antique Car & Truck Show! We would like to thank everyone who took the time to enter and vote for their favourite car/truck.…
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October 28, 2020 0

Voting starts NOW!

We are excited to announce that voting is open for this year’s virtual car show! You may vote for your favourite car/truck until the end of day Sunday, October 18th, 2020. Voting is limited to one vote per household. Click Here to vote


October 15, 2020 0