21st Annual Fall Festival
Downtown Athens, TN

Saturday, October 14, 2023
10 am – 5 pm

If you’re looking for something to do on Saturday, October 14th, look no further than Pumpkintown 2023.

Pumpkintown has become one of the region’s favorite festivals in the last 19 years with plenty of activities for young and old.┬áThe festival hours are 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. and are followed by the season finale of Sounds of Summer at 7:00 p.m. at the Market Pavilion Stage.

Pumpkintown celebrates the rich cultural history of East Tennessee. Native American culture and local history are displayed with elements that are unique and interesting for all ages. Pumpkintown is one of the largest annually attended events in McMinn County with almost 16,000 in attendance.

Some of the planned events will include:

  • Scott Crisp Memorial PowWow
  • McMinn County Living Heritage Museum-36th Annual Quilt Show
  • CASA Corridor of East Tennessee Run For The Child 5K/1 mile
  • McMinn Regional Humane Society Mutt Strut & Adopt-a-thon
  • Pumpkin Plinko
  • Pumpkin Painting at The Arts Center
  • Tennessee Wesleyan University Homecoming
  • USS Ware Reunion
  • Kanusita Garden Club Flower Show
  • Live Entertainment on Two Stages
  • Sounds of Summer Final Concert-The Dexter Thomas Band
  • 250 + arts/crafts/info/food vendors
  • Local Shopping


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    Pumpkintown PowWow - Athens, TN


     Saturday, October 14, 2023

    10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
    Athens, TN

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    Pumpkintown PowWow - Athens, TN

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