Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival

The Hartsburg Pumpkin Festival began in 1991 and has grown exponentially over the years. It is a celebration of the pumpkin and fantastic family event in the village of Hartsburg.

The festival can be reached via the Katy Trail and several vendors are within a stones throw of the Depot in Hartsburg.

Highlights of the festival include over 100 craft vendors, tasty food, pony rides, musicians, comedians, and pumpkins!

The festival opens at 9 AM  with a parade on Saturday, October 8th.

Vendors, food and activities will continue throughout the day on Saturday, October 8th and Sunday October 9th.

Entertainment confirmed for the festival in 2022 includes:

Saturday, October 8th
Sunday, October 9th

Promotional video for past festival:

Directions for festival attendees

From Route A go south on Old Highway 63. Veer right onto North Mt. Pleasant Road and continue south. Follow North Mt. Pleasant Road south and continue on it as it changes to South Mt. Pleasant Road. Veer right onto Soft Pit Hill Road. Continue on Soft Pit Hill Road until it changes to Hartsburg Bottom Road. Continue west on Hartsburg Bottom Road until you reach Bush Landing Road. Turn right on Bush Landing Road and you will be directed to the parking area.

Upon leaving the festival you will be directed west and north on River Road. Continue traveling north on River Road until you reach Route M in Wilton. Turn right on Route M and follow it through Ashland back to Highway 63.

Route A will be closed to festival traffic with the exception of motorcycles. Christian School Road will be closed to festival traffic. Both Route A and Christian School will be open to local traffic while the festival is operating.

Hourly Schedule

Saturday, October 8

9 AM - 9:15 AM
Crowning of the 2022 Pumpkin Royalty
Main Stage
9:15 AM - 9:45 AM
The parade route starts on south 2nd street at the Katy Trail head. It then goes north to E Main Street where it turns left. The parade then travels west until 1st street where it makes another left to head south. Then it continues until the Lions Club Park. Line the streets and be ready for a great way to start the festival.
9:45 AM - 11:30 AM
Concannon Band
Main Stage
12 PM - 1 PM
Comedian Rayne Ethetton
Main Stage
1 PM - 2 PM
Mid-Mo Magic Show
Main Stage
2:45 PM - 5 PM
Robby Bax
Main Stage

Sunday, October 9

9 AM - 10 AM
HPF Church service
Main Stage
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Of Sea and Stone
Main Stage
1 PM - 2 PM
Mid-Mo Magic show
Main Stage
2:45 PM - 5 PM
Offroad Cadiallac Band
Main Stage


Oct 08 2022 - Oct 09 2022


9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Hartsburg, MO 65039


Hartsburg Pumpkin Fest


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