- Milford Pumpkin Festival
From 11 Fri Oct 2013 to 13 Sun Oct 2013
The Milford Great Pumpkin Festival celebrates its 24th year on October 11-13 in downtown Milford with music on two stages all weekend. The festival opens on Friday Night at 5 pm with music on the Oval. Those who dare can talk a walk along the Haunted Trail. Adults are invited to attend the Elm Street Block Party featuring music, the Chili Round-Up Contest, and Beer, Wine N' Spirits tasting. Fireworks by Atlas Pyrotechnics kick off the festival weekend at 8:45 PM. New This Year: The first annual Pumpkin Festival Custom/Vintage Motorcycle Show will take place on the Oval. Display your bike - prizes awarded in a variety of categories. Cheer on the brave souls performing in the 7th Annual Pumpkin Festival Talent Show at The Amato Center on Saturday, October 6 at 8 PM. Contestants from all over New Hampshire will sing, dance, perform acrobatic and display other unique talents. There are several returning favorites such as the Great Pumpkin Weigh In, the Pumpkin Catapult, scarecrow making and face painting all on the Oval and the Community House Lawn. Music on two stages is the highlight of the weekend. Over 30 local bands and singers will take the stages,performing everything from country, bluegrass, symphony, folk and rock ‘n’roll.