The Amazing Pumpkin Carve 2019

Friday Oct 11 – Monday Oct 14, 2019 
Woolsey Park, 221 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road, Titusville NJ

The Amazing Pumpkin Carve is the Hopewell Valley Arts Council’s BIGGEST event of the year — a four-day  family-friendly fall festival in celebration of forty giant pumpkins carved by local artists.

We are famous! The Carve was featured on NJTV News last year.  Check out the carving action by clicking this linked video!    And The Carve was just cited as one of the five best places to see carved pumpkins in the area by Bucks County Alive!.   (The 2018 Amazing Pumpkin Carve was fantastic!  You can read all about it here.)

evening fire pits  •  pumpkin sales & painting  •  art show & sale  •  live music performances •  s’more kits & cider •  story telling • photo op-boards & more!

Please see the “Plan Your Visit” page for entertainment schedule and more details!

Public festival hours:

Friday Oct 11 4:00-9:00
Saturday Oct 12 11:00-9:00
Sunday Oct 13 11:00-6:00
Monday Oct 14 11:00-4:00 (Kid’s Day when everyone is a kid)

You can purchase your ticket online by clicking this link or visit the ticket booth at Woolsey Park during the Carve.

Adults 18-65: $15
Seniors 65+: $10
Ages 5-17: $5
Ages 4 and under: FREE

On Kid’s Day all tickets, no matter your age, are the kid’s price of $5

Want to come again? Take a photo of yourself with one of our “photo op” boards on your first visit and come another day for FREE.

Thank you to our growing list of AMAZING 2019 sponsors!

Presenting Sponsors:  Liza & Sky Morehouse • Harbat Farms

Platinum Sponsors:  Capital Health • The Laurenti Family Charitable TrustD’Angelo Italian Market Trap Rock Industries LLC

Gold Sponsors:  Jennifer Petrino & George McElroy • The Bank of PrincetonBristol Meyers SquibbJanssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson • Hopewell Crossing Shopping Center • MidState Equipment John Hart Farms • George Stires • Buxton Boxes The Pennington School •  Ryan Kennedy, Hopewell Boro Councilman

Silver Sponsors:  Brick Farm Market • RWJ Hamilton •  Leonard P. Snyder, Chiropractor • Morpeth Contemporary • The Pennington Studio  • Anonymous Donor • Orion JewelryMorgan R. Sayre, State Farm AgencyPrinceton Air • Doug & Amy Pszczolkowski • dandelion wishes • Gregg’s Landscaping Shier Tree Service Georgette Sturam Interior Design & Decoration • Edward Groth • TJ’s Italian Restaurant & BarStellitano HVAC, Inc.Michelle Needham, Gloria Nilson & Co, Real EstateCommunity NewsCallaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Herbert & Mason for HT Board of EducationInnovative Commercial InteriorsAJ Margulis Interiors Everlasting Fence

Courtyard Sponsors:  A&E Construction & Design Center • Kollevoll & Associates, LLC • Law Office of Alisandra Carnevale, LLC • The Tengi Family • Pennington CrossFit  Erini Restaurant • Relax Restore Renew LLC • Pennington Quality MarketPennington Apothecary • Gary Curtiss • Bowden DentalZeldis Research Associates

Sponsorships still available!  We appreciate your support. Please visit

Our 2019 Amazing Carvers

Alia Bensliman • Sarah Bernotas • Janis Blayne-Paul & Colleen Miller • Jeff Brown • Jonathan Conner • Michael Davies • Aleece Davis & Jill Thomas • Danielle Deering & Alice Wang • Barbara DiLorenzo • John Goeke • Carol Gorham • Caroline Hall • Pennington School Art Club • Gyuri Hollosy • Lori Johansson • Lenora Kandiner & Tim Cresson • James Kelewae • Jessica Kruscavage • Curtis May • Patrick Pasquito • Leon Rainbow • Susan Roseman • Stanley Saperstein • Eric Schultz • Kathleen Sheehan • Elice Slafka • Alyssa Staffin • Nancy Stark • Jennifer Stevens • Darrell Tuomari • Jesse Vincent • Jodi Walker • John Woodward • Charlie Yeh • Kyle Whitmore • Radek Sel • Sophie Ban • Anne Nixon-Ellery • Nikolai Panitcharov • Amy Duckett-Wagner

(artists list as of 10/9/19)

NEW! Calling all artists and artisans to the all new Art Walk. To find out more,  visit

VOLUNTEERS WANTED:  Interested in Volunteering to work the ticket booths or some other fun job?  You can pick the day and time that works for you.  Adults volunteers, click here:  Adult Volunteer Sign-Up

Got a student who would like to volunteer, here’s a sign up for them!
Students (over 15), click here:  Student Volunteer Sign-Up

More questions about The Amazing Pumpkin Carve? Please see the “Plan Your Visit” page for the entertainment schedule and more details.