painted pumpkins

Another successful Pumpkin Festival

This year’s winners:

Citizen of the Year: Tim Finan

Scholarship Winners: Karen Jorgensen and Carley Holtshouser

Crotched Mountain Raffle: Tom Reany

50/50Raffle: Rosemarie Lynch

Talent Show  Winners:
14 and under:                                     Adults:
1st – Landon Byrd                              1st – Naomi Cohen
2nd – Camille Riggins                        2nd – Jon Donahue
3rd – Lyric Michaud                            3rd – Dale Byrd
Audience Favorite: Duo Impulse 

Giant Pumpkins:

largest-pumpkin1st – Steve Geddes, Boscawen  2066lbs. A NH Record!

2nd – John Grigas, Derry  1548.5 lbs

3rd – Barry LeBlanc, Merrimack  1334.5 lbs


The festival is presented by the Milford Improvement Team and attracts more than 35,000 people over a 3 day weekend. Festivities start Friday evening with Food Vendors, Two Sound Stages, Craft Fair, carved Pumpkins, the infamous Haunted Trail, a Beer and Wine Tasting (must be over 21 to attend) and a spectacular fireworks display around the Oval, downtown Milford, New Hampshire.

During the weekend there is Pumpkin Painting, Face Painting, Scarecrow making, Bouncy Houses, Food, A Talent Show, Craft Fair, entertainment and fun for all ages.