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Festival Entry and Reservation Forms



Pumpkinfest offers three types of activity booths. 
Booths range in price dependent on size, requirement and type. Exact pricing is detailed in each application.

NON-PROFIT Booths -   Non-profit booths are offered to groups wishing to benefit non-profit organizations or charities.  
                                           These booths must contain a game or activity which the public will pay for using tickets purchased from 
                                           the ticket booths at Pumpkinfest.  Proceeds for their ticket collection is given to the non-profit or charity.
2)  ARTISAN Booth         -  These booths are offered to artists or crafters wishing to sell hand made or crafted merchandise
                                            in a booth downtown. A Photo of your product and booth setup is required with the submission of your
3)  MERCHANT Booth   -   These booths, are offered for businesses and merchants wishing to sell a professionally manufactured 
                                            product or merchandise in the downtown area. A photo of your product and booth setup is required 
                                            with the submission of your application.

    Online applications are for Booth Applicants only.  You may register online or use the appropriate application below. 

Pumpkinfest Tent Area Booth Requirements: Applicants and/or Exhibitors provide:

  • 10x10, or 10x20 straight legged tent.
  • Electricity is NOT available in any booth.
  • Exhibitors provide tables, displays or chairs for you or those working with you.
  • Exhibitors provide decor to decorate your tent.  We ask you decorate your space in accordance to your business theme, a Fall Theme or in line with the Parade theme.
  • Exhibitors provide sufficient amounts of product to sell for 2 days to a mass public.  
  • Booths are not available for MLM Marketers, Political or for Propaganda uses. 
  • Booths (dependent upon type) will contain either a game, craft, professional or artisan merchandise.
  • The Pumpkinfest Executive Committee reserves the right, at their distinction to limit the number of "like" vendors, merchandise or games admitted to the festival.

 As there is a Farmers Market and Food Vending area at the festival, the downtown booths may not contain homemade foods or
beverages for sale. Booths must be in compliance with all State and Federal tax and licensing laws which apply to the distribution of their product or merchandise.
2018 Hours of Operation:
Saturday, September 29th            10:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.
Sunday, September 30th              11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

For booth ideas or questions, please contact Shelley Oliveira at srsoliveira@live.com.
Wondering what game or activity to offer at your booth?
The Carnival Savers website has many ideas.


Merchant or Artisan Booths:

Included at Pumpkinfest are Artist and Merchant Booths which are operated by small business vendors of all different kinds. 
Many of these are local artist or business owners in our area.  Come and see all they have to offer!

2)  ARTISAN BOOTH CRITERIA:  These booths must be artist or craft based. Containing a hand crafted specialized art or craft. 
     Sales are the responsibility of the artist.

2018 Hours of Operation:  (Hours of operation are strictly adhered to.)
Saturday, September 29th          10:00 A.M.  to 7:00 P.M.
Sunday, September 30th             11:00 A.M.  to 6:00 P.M.
**A photo of your display is to be submitted with your application.                   
3)  MERCHANT BOOTH CRITERIA:  These booths must be Merchant or Business based. 
      These booths may contain a professionally manufacture product or merchandise.
      Sales are the responsibility of the business owner.

If you'd like to apply for a Merchant booth, use the Merchant Application button below.

2018 Hours of Operation:  (Hours of operation are strictly adhered to.) 
Saturday, September 29th          10:00 A.M.  to 7:00 P.M.
Sunday, September 30th             11:00 A.M.  to 6:00 P.M.
**A photo of your display is to be submitted with your application.                               

*** Electricity is not available in the downtown booth area for any booths. Any unauthorized connections will be removed.


The South Lyon Pumpkinfest Craft Show 
NEW  2018  Location: 
 inside Bartlett Elementary School 
350 School Street
South Lyon, Michigan 48178
a few blocks from the festival, off Whipple and Warren St.

Saturday & Sunday, September 28th - 29th, 2018

For more information about the craft show
Contact:  Robyn Davis at  248.866.2807




The theme for the 2018 Vibe Credit Union Pumpkinfest Parade:

Island Paradise

    Application Deadline will be: 
Friday, AUGUST 18th, 2018 
The number of Parade entries is now limited.
For more information, please contact   The Pumpkinfest Parade committee at Parade@southlyonpumpkinfest.com
For more information in regards to parade participation, drop off and staging, please see the Pumpkinfest Parade Page on this website.  Click Here.




The Scarecrow Contest is hosted by:
 Kensington Valley Chamber of Commerce.

Judging will be held on Sunday, September. 30th.

For Contest Rules and more details, please download the entry form.


Entry forms are due in by Friday, September. 14th, 2018.

 Questions? Please contact Andrea Meyer at (248) 617-3075.



Click here for details:   
Lead the Parade!  The Pumpkinfest 5K Run leads the Pumpkinfest Parade down Pontiac Trail.  Enjoy the exhilaration of thousands of cheering spectators.

The run take place at Millennium Middle School, 61526 9 Mile Rd, South Lyon, MI 48178.

Runners should park in the Millennium Middle School parking lot that enters off of Pontiac Trail.

Packet Pick Up and Race-Day Registration starts at 8:30 at the white tent in the northwest corner of the parking lot.

The race starts at 9:50.

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