Reno, NV (October 25, 2015) – Downtown Sparks will be celebrating all things pumpkin from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sunday, October 23, when the Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living kicks off PumpkinPalooza 2015. Named a “Top 10 Event” by Food Network Magazine in 2014, PumpkinPalooza drew 8.500 people to Victorian Square in 2015, after attracting 7,500 in 2014 and 5,000 in 2013.
Over the course of the day, families will be able to:
- Build and race a pumpkin in the Pumpkin Derby
- Participate in the children’s costume parade
- Play carnival style games from Circus Circus
- Get their fortunes told
- Compete in the pie-eating, pumpkin seed spitting, marshmallow shooting and mummy wrapping contests
- Enter their pumpkins in the beauty contest
- Enjoy live music
- Much, much more
And it’s all benefiting the Northern Nevada Center for Independent Living. For more information, visit www.pumpkinpalooza.org or call (775) 353-3599.
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