About the WV Pumpkin Festival
Since 1986 West Virginia Pumpkin Park in Milton has celebrated the glory of autumn and the harvest with
the West Virginia Pumpkin Festival, which has turned into one of the state's largest fests. The festival was
designed to help farmers with the raising and selling of pumpkins. Located in Milton, WV, between the two
cities of Huntington and Charleston, along the I-64 corridor, the festival attracts attention from throughout
the region. Each October, more than 50,000 people travel to Milton to participate in our celebration of the
The festival hosts a cultural array of activities for the entire family to enjoy. In addition to over
100 skilled artisans who display juried crafts, numerous special exhibits and demonstrations are presented
throughout the festival. Master craftsmen share their expertise in areas such as blacksmithing, pottery
making, quilting and woodworking, a mountain men encampment, and lots of old-time demonstrations like
sorghum making, and much more, along with many business booths.
WV Pumpkin Festival. Whether you enjoy bluegrass, traditional music, or quality
contemporary artists, you'll be certain to find an abundance of music to enjoy during your
stay at the festival.
Admission is $8 and free for children 5 and under. There's also a group rate as well. Parking is free.
Call 304-743-8774 for information.