Pumpkin Carvings, Operation Pumpkin Festival
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Operation Pumpkin Festival: October 2023

Come experience this one-of-a-kind pumpkin & arts festival!

Operation Pumpkin Festival, Hamilton Ohio

Going into its 12th year, Operation Pumpkin in Hamilton, Ohio is back again for a ton of fall fun on October 13 - 15, 2023.

Join the Festivities

Operation Pumpkin is known for their display of incredible sculpted pumpkins, as well as other fun fall activities like amusement rides, food trucks, artisan vendors, and a pumpkin weigh-off. Come enjoy fall flavors and activities while supporting local businesses!

Operation Pumpkin, Hamilton Ohio

When: October 13th - 15th, 2023

Time: Friday and Saturday, 11AM – 10PM | Sunday, 11AM – 5PM

Where: High Street, Downtown Hamilton Ohio

Family Friendly Fun

Operation Pumpkin is a full weekend of fun for the whole family. 

Carnival Rides, Operation Pumpkin

Kids can enjoy a ton of different activities, crafts, amusement rides, carnival games and more. 

Pumpkin Weigh-Off, Operation Pumpkin Ohio

Walk along High Street to see incredible pumpkin displays, a ton of art, giant pumpkins, unique pumpkin carvings, and the popular pumpkin weigh-off.

Artisan Vendors, Operation Pumpkin Festival

This festival also fills the streets with a ton of local vendors to shop and food trucks to enjoy! Shop over 100 artisan and food vendors.

Pet Parade Competition

This is a festival favorite! Enjoy the cutest costume contest in Operation Pumpkin's annual Pet Parade. Best costumes will be awarded in different categories. 

Pet Parade & Costume Contest, Operation Pumpkin

Enter your pet for the parade and contest here.

Live Music + Entertainment

Operation Pumpkin will be featuring a variety of live music and entertainment all weekend long. 

Live Music at Operation Pumpkin Ohio


11:30am - 2:30pm DJ Ron Perry  5pm - 7pm Outta Here  8pm - 10:30pm My Girl Friday 


3pm - 4:30pm Emily Miller Band 8pm - 10:30pm Michelle Robinson Band


2:30pm - 5pm The Wonderlands

Learn More: Operation Pumpkin 2023

High Street | Hamilton, Ohio

Operation Pumpkin Festival, Hamilton Ohio

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