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Downtown Fall Block Party Pumpkin Competition

West Plains Council on the Arts (WPCA) will again sponsor the pumpkin competition during the Downtown Fall Block Party, 11-4PM on Saturday, October 14, 2023. Entries of pre-carved, painted or decorated pumpkins will be accepted between 11 AM and 12:30 PM at the WPCA booth located on the Square in downtown West Plains, MO.

Entries will be on display throughout the event, with winners to be announced by 3:30 PM. People’s Choice winner will be announced just before closing at 4 PM.

Competition categories include:

Youth – scariest, most creative, funniest, best overall Youth

Adult – most original, most artistic, most beautiful, best overall Adult

All entries will be eligible for the People’s Choice award.

“There were sixteen entries in last year’s event. We’re excited to see what this creative community has to offer this year!”, say organizers.