Pumpkin Fest at the Saturday Market – Pumpkin Carving Contest

Pumpkin Fest at the Saturday Farmer’s Market

Saturday, October 29 | 10:00AM – 2:00PM

Grizzly Bear pumpkin

Celebrate halloween at the market with Pumpkin Fest at the UBC Farm! A last hurrah for the changing seasons, a place to get your fill of fall bounty fruits and vegetables, and special pumpkin-y activities.

  • Pumpkin Carving Contest, food and coffee vendors and Farm tour!
  • More than 30 different local vendors selling produce, fruit, meat, mushrooms, eggs, baked goods, beverages, sweet treats, alcohol, artisan goods, and more!
  • Pumpking Carving Contest

    How does it work?
  • Bring your most creatively carved pumpkin to the market on Saturday Oct. 29th, between 9:30-10:30AM, and our market guests will vote for their favourite!
  • Winners will be announced at 1:00PM – please come to claim your prize, and take home your pumpkin! Any pumpkins left after 2:00PM will be fed to our compost. If the winner cannot attend the announcement, we will contact you to pick up your prize at a future market date!
  • Prizes:

  • The winner will receive a $25.00 gift certificate to the market – this can be used at any vendor, including the UBC Farm!

  • Location

    UBC Farm – 3461 Ross Drive