BY SARAH STEPHENS
In preparation for Prattville’s 2nd Annual Parade of Pumpkins event coming Oct. 23-Nov. 1, the city is already decorating downtown for the Halloween/Harvest season.
If you are looking for something fun to do that is family-friendly, head to historic downtown Prattville for quite a light show! Workers begin lighting up downtown Thursday night and you have some fantastic photo opportunities! Beautiful displays of pumpkins, including a Pumpkin Tree, are already on display, but there are a lot more to come!
If you want to display a pumpkin in downtown Prattville, read more:
2nd Annual Parade of Pumpkins
FROM THE CITY OF PRATTVILLE
Join us for the 2nd Annual Parade of Pumpkins in Historic Downtown Prattville October 23rd – November 1st.
The City of Prattville will feature carved and decorated pumpkins from our community along with festive storefronts and seasonal displays that will light up and transform Historic Downtown Prattville. This family-friendly event is free and open for everyone to participate. Grab a pumpkin, get in the spirit, and share your creativity at the Parade of Pumpkins!
1. Carve, decorate, or paint your pumpkin.
2. Bring your pumpkin to Historic Downtown Prattville.
3. Place it on display along the parade or leave it in the designated Pumpkin Drop-off area located at
102 W Main Street. Pumpkin Drop-off begins October 21st.
4. The City has lights set for your pumpkin each night. (Candles are prohibited.)
One of the best features during the Parade of Pumpkins is the festive downtown merchant storefronts. Each participating location will be featured in a “Best Storefront Contest” on the City of Prattville’s Facebook page, and voting will begin October 26th. While you enjoy the pumpkins, displays, and creativity, please make sure you select which Downtown Merchant storefront is your favorite by voting on the City of Prattville Facebook.
The Prattauga Art Guild is hosting a FREE Pumpkin Decorating Class for kids of all ages on Tuesday, October 22nd. This pumpkin painting activity class is a come and go from 4:00-7:00 pm (while supplies last) at the Prattville Creative Arts Center (342 S. Chestnut). Pumpkins and art supplies will be provided for this outdoor class as we continue to follow social distancing guidelines. All decorated pumpkins will be displayed at the Parade of Pumpkins in Historic Downtown Prattville thru November 1st. We can’t wait to see all the creative pumpkins! For event information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/378688400174193/
We want to thank Randy Jones & Associates, your local insurance agency in Prattville, for sponsoring the pumpkins for the Parade of Pumpkins and the free pumpkin decorating class. Stay up to date on these events and more by following the City of Prattville’s website, www.prattvilleal.gov, and social media accounts. See More Photos Below!