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October 12, 2017

Carve Up Some Family Fun at Pumpkinpalooza

Kelsy Thompson - Email
(801) 944-7522

SALT LAKE COUNTY, UT – The Library’s Viridian Event Center is bringing back one of Salt Lake County’s favorite family Halloween traditions: Pumpkinpalooza. Featured by the Food Network, this free, two-day celebration centers around all things pumpkin and features the county’s biggest pumpkin-carving contest, a pumpkin pie-eating contest, pumpkin smashing, a costume contest, crafts and activity booths and more.

Friday, October 27, the public is invited to participate in the county’s largest pumpkin-carving contest and a costume contest for teens and adults. Pumpkin carving contest winners will be featured in the Pumpkin Alley jack-o-lantern display and honored at an awards ceremony the same night.

On Saturday, October 28, Pumpkinpaloozians may enjoy pumpkin pie-eating contest, pumpkin arts and crafts, pumpkin smashing, a kids’ costume parade and more than a dozen community partner booths hosting activities.

For more information, visit

Friday Night Fright Friday, October 27 7:30 pm
Library's Viridian Event Center
8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan, UT 84088

Spooktacular Saturday Saturday, October 28 11 am to 2 pm
Library's Viridian Event Center
8030 S 1825 W, West Jordan, UT 84088



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