The Scott’s Addition Pumpkin Festival returns to the Boulevard this Saturday from noon until 6:00 PM. Expect a day filled with local craft beer, pumpkin-related dishes from area restaurant vendors, and activities for families and kids.
Live music will be provided throughout the day by Red Light Rodeo, DJ Ghozt, and The Barons. An expanded kids zone is also near the festival stage.
The full food lineup includes Happy Empanada, Rappahannock River Oysters, Boka Truck, Dank Eats, Red Eye Cookie Co., Nader’s Food Services, Papa John’s Pizza, Asian Taste Chicken Grill, and Urbanna Seafood & Raw Bar.
This year there will be costume contests for adults, kids, and even pets. Signups are held at the Project Local Tent near the stage area. The kids’ contest is open to those 12 and under and will be held at 2:30 PM. The winner will receive a $100 Visa Gift Card. The pet contest is at 3:00 PM and the winner will receive a $100 gift card. Finally, the 13 and over contest is at 3:30 PM. The winner will receive a $250 gift card.
Admission is free and the event is rain or shine. Food ranges in price from $3–6; beers are $6 apiece. Leashed pets are welcome at the festival. Parking is available nearby at The Diamond. The Boulevard will be shut down to traffic from West Broad Street to Leigh Street.
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