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2022 Lake Park Pumpkin Fest & Car Show

2022 Lake Park Pumpkin Fest & Car Show

Join the Fall Fun at the Annual Lake Park Pumpkin Fest in Lake Park, Minnesota the last weekend of September. See details below for early events on Thursday & Friday, and the main event day on Saturday. NOTE: Lake Park Pumpkin Fest is only 15.5 miles from The Lodge on Lake Detroit.

Featured Lake Park Pumpkin Fest Events

  • Pumkin Fest Events in Downtown Lake Park
  • Harvest Breakfast
  • Product & Plant Sale
  • Classic Car Show
  • Tractor Display
  • Wagon Rides
  • Kids Barrel Train Rides
  • Ninja Anywhere Pumkin Playground
  • Corn Maze
  • Parade
  • LP Fireman Hot Dog & Brat Feed
  • & Much More!

Pumpkin Fest Yard Decorating Contest: Judging on Friday – get your house and yard ready the Lake Park Pumpkin Fest Celebration !! Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes!! Be sure to drive around town and admire the Pumpkin Fest Yard decorations.

Scarecrow Decorating Contest: Bring your scarecrow to the LP City Center from 5 pm to 7 pm on Friday. Come join the

Craft & Vendor Show

Where: LPA High School, Lake Park, MN
Time: Saturday 9 am to 2 pm
Join dozens of craft vendors as they display and sell their wares. Free Admission.

Pumpkin Fest Car Show

Time: Saturday 9 am to 1:30 pm | Parade is at 2:30 pm
Where: Main Street Downtown Lake Park
Come check out the car show!!! Free registration , Door Prizes, Craft Show, Corn Maze, Kids Games, Harvest Breakfast and More!!! Sponsored by Wilson Bandsaws.

Pumpkin Brunch Bake-Off

Calling all giant pumpkin growers!! Bring in your monsters to the 2022 Pumpkin Fest Giant Pumpkin Contest. We’ll be weighing and measuring them behind the Klein Insurance building at 11 am on Saturday. Can’t wait to see your giants!

Lake Park Pumpkin Fest Schedule

Schedule is subject to changes.

Thursday Schedule
7:00 pm Little Miss Pumpkin Fest Pageant–LPA High School Theatre

Friday Schedule
5:00-7:00 pm Pumpkin & Scarecrow Contest Judging & Yard Decorating Contest Judging

Saturday Schedule

  • 7:00-10:00 Lake Park Legion Harvest Breakfast – City Park
  • 9:00a-1:30p Shuttle Bus – Every ½ hour from American Legion building to the High School
  • 9:00-4:00 Pumpkin Contest Display – City Center
  • 9:00-1:00 Garden Club Plant & Vegetable Sale – Fire Hall
  • 9:00-2:00 Craft & Vendor Show – LPA High School
  • 9:00 5K Pumpkin Trail Run– LPA Cross Country Team – Fire Hall
  • 9:00-1:30 Classic Car Show – sponsored by Wilson Band Saw
  • 9:00-12:00 Pumpkin Playground – City Park
  • 9:00-10:30 Pumpkin Bake-Off/Brunch/coffee available – free will offering and voting – Fire Hall
  • 9:00 Lake Park Lutheran Lefsa demonstration and sales until gone – Fire Hall
  • 9:30-1:30 Tractor Display – Lakes Street/Water Treatment Plant
  • 9:30 Face Painting – Gazebo on 2nd St
  • 10:00 Ice Cream Pie Social Historical Museum – 2nd Street
  • 10:00-12:00 Old School House – 1st and Front St
  • 10:00-2:00 Wagon Rides – Fire Bay to Corn Maze
  • 10:00-2:00 Dunk Tank and 100 Second Hang Bar – UCB Wresting Team Fundraiser – across City Hall
  • 10:00-2:00 Corn Maze – East of American Legion
  • 10:00-11:00 Library Link – pumpkin craft – Front Street
  • 10:00-2:00 Barrel Train Ride – Lake Park Fire Department – City Park
  • 11:00-1:00 Helmets for Kids – Fire Hall
  • 11:00-2:00 Ninja Anywhere – fun for all ages – City Park – waiver needed
  • 11:00-2:00 American Legion BBQ – City Park
  • 11:00-4:00 American Legion Beer Garden – City Park
  • 11:00 Pie Walk– Garden Club – Fire Hall
  • 11:00-1:00 Junior Fireman’s Obstacle Course – Lake Park Fire Department – City Park
  • 12:30 Pumpkin Cleaning & Carving – Fire Hall
  • 2:30 Parade – 2nd street – line up north end of town, all entrance by 2:15
  • 3:30 Firemen’s Brats – Lake Park Fire Dept – free will offering – Fire Hall
  • 4:00 Park It – Raffle/Auction – National Honor Society – Fire Hall
  • 5:00 Pizza, Puzzles & Pitchers – teams up to 4/$10 per person – Prizes – LP Liquor Store
  • 7:00 Jano and Murf – LIVE MUSIC – Lake Park Liquor Store

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