The 2020 Pumpkin Carving Competition

Calling All Pumpkin Carvers

A Special Halloween Event For Everyone

October 10 through October 31, 2020.

Gualala Arts Center and grounds


It’s time to get your creativity ready for The 2020 Pumpkin Carving Competition.   The Registration form is due October 23, 2020 and it’s simple. Contact the front desk, 707.884.1138 at Gualala Arts to arrange pickup of your pumpkin to decorate. A variety of sizes are available. Entry forms are due when picking up the pumpkin. Pumpkins are available on a First Come First Serve basis or you can provide your own.

This is an open concept pumpkin carving competition!  If you would like to carve a butternut squash or roll your pumpkin in glitter or paint it, you are welcome to do so.

Find The Pumpkin decorating Registration Form Here!

Registration forms must be complete & entered before pumpkin pickup, and a variety of pumpkins are available. Once you’ve created your Halloween masterpiece, deliver the pumpkin on either Monday or Tuesday, October 27 or 28, 2020 between 11 am and 4 pm at Gualala Arts Center in the Elaine Jacob Foyer. Check in with the front desk to register your pumpkin. You can call 707.884.1138 to set up appointment.

Everyone is welcome to participate. Children, adults, merchants, groups, organization, etc. Pumpkins will be judged by age group, 7 & under, 8-17 and 18 & upPlease check age group.

1st place award winners in each age group will receive a Gualala Arts VIP package and $50 cash, plus bragging rights.

Want to Trick or Treat? Click here to find out about the Gualala Arts/Mendocino Coast Recreation and Parks  “Trick or Treat Drive Through”.