Live Professional Pumpkin Carving

We’ve invited some of the nation’s best professional pumpkin carvers to join us for Fall Fest! In fact, some of them have even been featured on the Food Network! This year’s line up includes Jason Bartlett, Greg Butauski, Greg Demaline, Chad Hartson, Jay Leahy, Lauren Klapec, Stephan Koch and Ryan Roth. You can view some of their past Fall Fest carvings in the gallery below.

You can watch the professional pumpkin carvers at work on 8th Street in Downtown Holland on Friday, October 8 from 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm and on Saturday, October 9 from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm. The carvers will also be at the Holland Farmers Market on Saturday, October 9 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm!

Pre-Carved Pumpkins Displays

Be sure to check out the professionally-carved custom pumpkins commissioned by our shops and restaurants too! They will be on display throughout all of Downtown Holland on Friday, October 8 and Saturday, October 9, both on 8th Street and inside the shops and restaurants. Check them out as you’re strolling through Downtown Holland!

You can also see professionally-carved pumpkin displays at Windmill Island Gardens during the Artisan Market on Saturday from 10:00 am – 5:00 pm and all weekend long! Admission to Windmill Island Garden is just $5.00 for adults. Children are free.