Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

Entry window is now closed! Judges are selecting their favorites. Voting starts on Wednesday, November 15, right here!

It's that time of year once again when everything is coming up pumpkins! And we are getting in on the fun with a pumpkin decorating contest!


The Contest Details


Pumpkin carving contest!

Enter now through November 5, fan voting will begin on November 9 November 13 right here!


Enter through Instagram, Facebook, or Twitter


Post a photo of yourself (and any co-creators) with your pumpkin(s) and add both of these hashtags:

  • #fresnolibrary
  • #fcplpumpkins


There will be two categories:

  • an Anything Goes category where you can enter a pumpkin decorated in any way you like
  • a Book Lovers category for those who want to pay tribute to your favorite book, character, scene, genre, or anything else book, reading, or library inspired


The final prizes (1st through 3rd in both categories) are still being added up, but they will be great!

Official rules

Click here for official rules.

Judges and Fan Voting!

The entries will close on November 5. Then a panel of judges will choose their favorite entries which will then be featured right here on this page starting November 9 November 13. You and your friends will be able to vote for your favorite pumpkin. The top three in each category at the close of the voting window will win the prizes!

It's time to start decorating those pumpkins!

Pumpkin Decorating Contest

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