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

Decorating Contest

We are overwhelmed with entries for this year’s decorating contest. If you entered, please note our committee members will be going around this week to take a look at all of the hard work that went into decorating your home or business. An announcement will be made next week for the winners in each category.…
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October 15, 2020 0

Pumpkin Pyramid

Don’t forget to bring your carved/decorated pumpkins down to the bleachers (corner of Heritage Line & Third St) on Friday, October 16th, 2020. Judging for the children’s pumpkin contest will take place on Friday evening.


October 15, 2020 0

Kids Pumpkin Carving/Decorating

Pumpkinfest would not be the same without the bleachers full of pumpkins painted or carved by kids. Whether learning in school or at home, kids are invited to decorate your pumpkin and place it on the bleachers by the Lion’s Den on Friday October 16th. (tape your name, age and contact information on the bottom…
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September 11, 2020 0

Decorating Contest

Announcing the Keene Pumpkin Festival 2020 Decorating Contest ! That’s right, start planning now how you might decorate in these categories: Best mailbox/end of driveway Best pumpkin Best scarecrow Best themed The winners of each of these categories will receive 3 – $100 gift cards from a variety of local businesses who have sponsored us…
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September 11, 2020 0

2020 Virtual Car Show

With last year’s record breaking turn out, we are happy to announce that all antique car enthusiasts can once again show off your car to the public. Whether your car is road worthy or not, this year you can take a picture of it and email it (with your name, the model and year of…
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September 11, 2020 0

Kids Pumpkin Carving and Pumpkin Painting Winners

A big thank you to all of the North Shore Public School students who carved/painted a pumpkin this year. We had 345 pumpkins that lined the main entrance to the 12th Annual Pumpkin Festival. This years winners are: Jr. Painted – Conner B Scariest – Ben D Most Original – Koby G Funniest – Natalie…
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October 21, 2019 0