Chickamauga's 4th Annual Pumpkin Fest Is Oct. 28

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Chickamauga’s 4th Annual Pumpkin Fest will be held in downtown Chickamauga on Saturday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 

There will be live music featuring Eric & Eric, Beats Workin’, Austin Zackary Band, and Common Ground.

The streets will be lined with over 60 crafts vendors to help get ready for the upcoming Christmas season.

There will also be food, games sponsored by Cross Connection, and inflatables. 

The Pumpkin Carving Contest has a grand prize of $100 sponsored by Jackson Reality Better Homes and Gardens.

The Monster Mash Block Party follows from 7-10 p.m. with a live DJ. There will also be a costume contest and Thriller Dance Off with a cash prize of $200 sponsored by Lee Miller State Farm. 

For more information go to the Chickamauga Pumpkin Fest Facebook page or visit www.cityofchickamauga.org  or email fanci@cityofchickamauga.org



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