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Saturday, October 21st | 10:00am - 3:00pm

NECT Great Pumpkin Festival


Experience all the amazing family-friendly activities as you stroll through downtown Putnam.

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full event program

The full-event program to find the location and times for the various activities.

*all events subject to change and additional events may be added.



Enjoy live music and a variety of performances while strolling the streets of downtown Putnam - with special activities for the kids, as well!

Image by Melody Ayres-Griffiths

scarecrow contest

Individuals and businesses alike participate in decorating the streets of Putnam with unique scarecrow creations.


artists & local shops

Throughout the day, be sure to take the opportunity to discover the many wonderful shops and
of Putnam.


the great pumpkin

Not your average, run-of-the-mill pumpkin - come see THE OFFICIAL GREAT PUMPKINS - located on the lawn at the Putnam Congregational Church.

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dining & drink specials

With an option for every mood, dinner and drink specials will be available at select local restaurants.

Call ahead for a reservation! 

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