The Good Painted Pumpkin Festival — an once-a-year fundraiser benefiting nonprofits in Acadiana, hosted by Latter & Blum — will consider spot all over again this yr at 3 p.m. Saturday in Parc Sans Souci in downtown Lafayette.
The Painted Pumpkin Festival crew will supply paint, markers, other decorating elements, and pumpkins to attendees. Grownups and kids will be equipped to exam their innovative capabilities though benefiting a wide range of Acadiana nonprofits. A panel of judges will select initial-, next-, and third-area winners in a variety of groups. Prizes will be awarded to winners.
All registered attendees can bring a painted pumpkin to enter into the pumpkin-judging contest or paint a pumpkin on web-site. Registration is $5 for every painted pumpkin contest entry and $5 to paint a pumpkin onsite.
Cash from the Excellent Painted Pumpkin Competition support a assortment of not-for-profits in Acadiana and the previous two festivals have supported neighborhood revitalization jobs the make-out of a children’s spot in a new park in Washington literacy packages, songs programs, and additional.
“The Good Painted Pumpkin Festival is a exciting family members occasion that raises revenue to assistance essential jobs throughout Acadiana,” stated Lori McCarthy, supervisor of Latter & Blum’s Acadiana location. “We invite and obstacle everyone — which includes our diverse neighborhood of artists — to convey their creations to Parc Sans Souci and assist us make improvements to our group as we rejoice the coming autumn days, and exciting with family members and good friends.”
In addition to the pumpkin-painting, the Rukus Fairyland skateboard competitors will start off at noon that exact working day in Parc Sans Souci, and spectators are welcome to watch.