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Start a new tradition and spend a day on the farm at Stokes Homestead Farm Market! 

2021 our First Annual Pumpkin Carving Competition will take place Sunday, October 24th

Please Note: All participants must pay the $10.00 registration fee online and fill out the Registration Contract.  Registration Contracts must be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
CLICK HERE to pay your registration fee. Space is limited so don't delay. CLICK HERE for the Registration Contract.
 ***Rules, Event Information & Prizes***
1) You must be 12 years of age or older to participate and capable of carving without assistance.
2)If you are the winner, you must be available to claim your prize in person at our "Light up the Night with Pumpkin Fright" event on Friday, October 29th between 4pm-7:30pm.
3)You will be provided with a pumpkin, pumpkin carving tools, and a pail for your pumpkin waste.
4)Pumpkin carving will take place outside at picnic tables located under our pavilion. Please dress appropriately for the weather.
5)You will have 1-1/2 hours to gut your pumpkin and complete your carving.
6)Please leave all carving tools and pumpkin behind and go have some fun exploring our farm fun yard. 
7)Carved Pumpkins will remain at Stokes Homestead and will be displayed throughout our magical forest nature trail.
8)Winners will be announced on our Facebook page Wednesday, October 27th at 7pm.
9)Prizes are claimable for in person pick-up Friday, October 29th between the hours of 4pm-7:30pm.
1st Place Prize- A Homestead Gift Basket Valued at $80 and bragging rights.
2nd Place Price- A Homestead Gift Basket Valued at $40 and bragging rights.
3rd Place Prize- A Homestead Gift Basket Valued at $20 and bragging rights.
ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE: A Homestead keepsake token and free admission to our "Light Up The Night with Pumpkin Fright" event where your pumpkins will make their grand debut.

  • Cow Train Rides
  • Pedal Karts
  • U-Pick (Unavailable)
  • Wagon Rides (4:00pm-7:00pm)
    Little Boy in Costume
  • Gem Mining (Sold Separately)
  • Playground      
  • Swing Set                       Smores
  • Tire Climb
  • Sand Silo
  • Two Story Tree Tower
  • More fun fairytail scenes & photo ops to be discovered along the 1/2 Mile Magical Forest Natue Trail
  • Visit with our Goats and Chickens (Please note that our Farm Animals are free to Play, Graze & nap as they please. Please respect them & their homes. Thank-You)


  • Adults: $8.00
  • Children 12 years & Under: $5.00
  • Under Age Two: Free!
  • Grandparents 65 & over only pay $4.00

FUN ACTIVITIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY                                                                                                                                                    Pumpkin Board 3