1. Make a Gift: We are close to reaching our goal but need help from YOU! A gift in ANY amount, combined with gifts from other pumpkin lovers will put us over the top. Last year we raised over $3,000 from people just like you who pitched in! Thank you for your help!
We believe that with nearly 5,000 individual artists designing, carving and displaying their creations, this may be the largest visual art event in NH! Together we will fill Central Square with school children’s pumpkins on Sunday, October 28, 2018!
2. Buy the book for $35 and the entire purchase price goes straight to the 2018 festival! Author Nancy Sporborg is still donating ALL proceeds to bring pumpkins to Downtown Keene! If you live locally, you can purchase the book at Toadstool Bookshop. Otherwise, BUY BOOK NOW (This link takes you to Nancy Sporborg’s book page where you can buy the book and see her other book.)
3. Join the Pumpkin Honor Roll with a $100 gift!
Demonstrate your undying love of Keene Pumpkin Festival and for a limited time receive a signed copy of the book FREE! Your name will be included in the Pumpkin Festival Honor Roll prominently displayed on pumpkinfestival.org. We only need 200 more festival lovers to underwrite the entire festival!
Sponsors and Corporations!
Please download a pledge packet by clicking on the links below. Community sponsors, welcome back! We are so grateful.
Huge thank you to The Stage for lighting up our fundraising with a leadership gift. If you are looking for a wonderful lunch, dinner or Sunday brunch, The Stage never disappoints. The Stage Restaurant & Café, 30 Central Square, Keene, 603-357-8389
The founder of the festival, Nancy Sporborg, literally wrote the book on Keene Pumpkin Festival’s 25 years. She is pictured above in her office holding her book high, pledging ALL proceeds to the Keene Pumpkin Festival.
The 2018 Keene Pumpkin Festival harkens back to 1993 when 4,817 pumpkins filled downtown and a second world record was set for the most twinkling jack-o’-lanterns in one place at one time. Central Square will look like it did for decades—full of school children’s pumpkins. (This photo was taken by Mickey Pullen in 2010)