Festival of Pumpkins

FP Profile Pic*** Change of Venue****

Due to construction in downtown, the Festival of Pumpkins is relocating to Bywaters Park for 2018

18th Annual Festival of Pumpkins

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Historic Bywater Park, 400 S. Main, Paris, Texas
9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mark your calendars now and plan to come to Bywaters Park in downtown Paris to the 2018 Festival of pumpkins the October 27, 2018.

See 2018Schedule of events- Due to construction in downtown the Festival of Pumpkins is relocating to Bywaters Park.
This community event has become a favorite for the Northeast Texas region. Listen to live music on the Perstyle, enjoy a unique shopping experience by browsing downtown stores for huge Festival savings! Visit the many vendors for one of a kind finds and fill up on all your favorite festival Treats like corn dogs, funnel cakes and kettle corn.

Don’t miss the crowd favorites including the Kids midway, pet pageant, costume contest, pumpkin decorating contest, bungee jump and pony rides. Cash prizes are awarded for best costume and best decorated pumpkin! A complete schedule of events and contest information will be provided as the time of the festival gets closer.

Vendor Information: 2018 Applications will be accepted in April of 2018

Returning Vendors *** the Festival of Pumpkins is relocating to Bywaters Park and 1st Street SE for 2018. 

Concessionaire Application (PDF)

Vendor Application (PDF)

  • For more information please contact Paris Main Street at 903-784-9293 or email the Festival

Several Community Partners help make this Festival the Paris News Readers Choice for Best Community Event for 2012-2017!

Schedule of Events 2018

2018 Costume Contest Info Age Groups

2018 Pumpkin Decorating Contest Info

2018 Festival of Pumpkins

2018 Festival Map of attractions

paris regionalCity of Paris logoThis festival would not be possible without financial and  in kind sponsors and Volunteers .

For more information on how to become a sponsor please contact Paris Main Street Office, mainstreet@paristexas.gov or call 903-784-9293