Operation Pumpkin will return October 7-9, 2022.
The pumpkin and arts festival like no other!
In its 10th anniversary, Operation Pumpkin in Hamilton, Ohio is back again for a ton of fall fun.
Join the Festivities
Operation Pumpkin is known for their display of incredible sculpted pumpkins, as well as other fun fall activities like amusement rides, food trucks, artisan vendors, and a pumpkin weigh-off. Come enjoy fall flavors and activities while supporting local businesses.
When: October 8th — 10th, 2021
Time: 11am to 10pm Friday + Saturday, 11am to 5pm Sunday
Where: High Street, Downtown Hamilton
Pet Parade Competition
This is a festival favorite! Enjoy the cutest costume contest in Operation Pumpkin's annual Pet Parade. Best costumes will be awarded in different categories.
Enter your pet for the parade and contest here.
Operation Pumpkin will be featuring a variety of live music and entertainment all weekend!
Friday Night: Naked Karate Girls
Saturday Night: Don't Tell Steve
Sunday Afternoon: TBD
Sunday afternoon will also include the Rubber Duck Regatta starting at 4pm along the Great Miami River. The five fastest ducks will win a prize! Guests can adopt a duck online to help support the Great Miami Crew.