Mesquite, TX – October 7, 2021 – The 20th annual PumpkinFest will be on Oct. 16 from 12 - 5 p.m. at Valley Creek Park, 2482 Pioneer Road. The family-friendly event features different contests, community stage performances, trick or treating, carnival games, rides and a variety of tasty carnival food. Parking and admission to the event is free. Food, games and other activities will have a small fee. For more information, visit www.cityofmesquite.com/PumpkinFest or call Mesquite Parks and Recreation at 972-216-6260.
Costumes are encouraged for all and children from infants to 17 years of age can participate in the costume contest scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Winners will be chosen for Most Original, Funniest, and Best All-Around costume from three different age groups. Winners will receive a $100 Visa card, sponsored by Community Life Church. Sociable dogs are also welcomed to participate in the fun at PumpkinFest and have a chance to win some great prizes in their very own costume contest.