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The Great Pumpkin Success: A Recap of Richland Center's First Annual Pumpkinfest

The start of a fun new community tradition

Richland Center held their first Annual Pumpkinfest festival October 25-29, 2023 and it was a wonderful success! A conglomerate committee of local leaders came together at the leading of WP Dental employee, Suzanne Anderson, to create this fun new fall tradition celebrating local creativity along with multiple family-friendly activities throughout the community. Pumpkinfest will be held each year the last full weekend of October, mark your calendars for next year, October 23-27, 2024!

Congratulations to each of the Pumpkinfest Winners

  • Pick of the Patch winner - Amelia Burkheimer

  • Chamber Pick - Landon Prochaska

  • 5 years and Under Winner of a new bike - Elliana Bloss

  • Downtown Window Decoration Winner - Jay J. Walsh Jewlers

A full list of winners can be found on the Greater Richland Area Chamber website Pumpkinfest page.

Thank you to all those who made this first year a success!

We are looking forward to next year, we hope you are too

October 23-27, 2024

Look for information in April 2024 on the upcoming years theme, local students will be given the opportunity to submit theme ideas for the committee to choose. Local organizations can submit Pumpkinfest Events at any time by emailing

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