Giant Pumpkins and More at Easton’s Fall Kickoff Weekend, October 6-7, 2023


For more information contact:  Deena Kilmon


Easton Economic Development Corporation

September 20, 2023

For immediate release

Easton Announces Fall Kickoff Weekend Schedule! 

Easton, MD – Easton Economic Development Corporation is excited to announce the return of the two-day, spectacular Fall Kickoff Weekend  on Friday, October 6 – Saturday, October 7, 2023. Giant, professionally carved pumpkins will line the downtown shopping district creating a pumpkin trail throughout town.  This year’s events also feature live music, a designer tablescaping contest, retail and food specials, and lots of activities for the kids. 

Friday night will kick off with live carvings of giant pumpkins by the artists at Icelab. Carvings will be at approximately 3:00, 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 PM. Outdoor live music will enhance the night between 4-7 PM on Harrison Street during First Friday Gallery Walk. Join the party as the Trippe Gallery celebrates ten years, and more! Featured events are on our event website,

In conjunction with the festival, retailers and restaurants will be hosting a variety of tasting events, sales, and live music performances.  Visitors will be provided with a Pumpkin Trail map featuring all of the locations of the giant pumpkins! Maps will be available online at our festival site or picked up at the Easton Visitor’s Center, 11 S. Harrison Street, Easton MD. 

Fall Kickoff Weekend is made possible by the generous support of signature sponsor Preston Automotive Group, Bay Country Security, and Safehouse LLC, the Town of Easton, and the Easton Economic Development Corporation.  For details on all of the activities, please visit: or email

About Easton EDC: The Easton Economic Development Corporation was launched in 2013 to drive economic vitality, smart redevelopment, and business creation in the historic Town of Easton, Maryland to foster a healthy quality of life for all generations. The EEDC works to catalyze Greater Easton’s continued prosperity as a diverse and healthy “smart town,” leading innovation where the land and water meet.