Discover Easton is excited to announce PUMPKIN CARVE, a new event featuring artistically carved pumpkins, a live carving demo, and activities for kids, as part of the November 14th Easton Community Day.
Pumpkins will be carved by the sculptors from Ice Lab, the same team that created the ice sculptures on display during the inaugural Chesapeake Fire & Ice Festival. More info and schedule to come soon!
Below are the types of pumpkins and arrangements that will be on display during the event and examples of pumpkins previously carved by Ice Lab artists.
A pallet size jumbo pumpkin weighing approx. 300 lb!
A basketball size pumpkin weighing approx. 15 lbs.
Ten regular size pumpkins themed & displayed together.
The pumpkins will be displayed in downtown Easton. The final placement will depend on the number of pumpkins and what sizes we are displaying. Many will be placed in front of retail stores, near parks, and along sidewalks.
The pumpkins will be placed prior to the start of Community Day on Nov. 14 and will remain out during the weekend. There is a chance that some of the pumpkins will be on display longer if they hold up. We will monitor their condition and if any deterioration of the pumpkins occur they will be disposed of.
For 2020 we are only working with the professionals at Ice Lab to create the pumpkin displays. If a business located downtown would like to make their own display, they are welcome to do so. Those displays would not be an official part of this event, but festively decorating the town for fall is always encouraged. We will not be accepting or ask for pumpkins carved by others this year. There will be an area for kids to participate and make their own painted pumpkins. In the future, we would like to make this a bigger competition when social distancing is (hopefully) a thing of the past.
Absolutely! The Pumpkin Carve event is part of the bigger Community Day celebration being organized by multiple Talbot and Mid-Shore partners. We appreciate all support that celebrates fall and togetherness in our community.