Pemberton Park to Host Inaugural Pumpkin Tour

Get into the Halloween spirit with Pemberton Park’s Pumpkin Tour on Friday, October 23. The inaugural event features a jack-o-lantern lit tour through the trails of Pemberton Park at dusk along with other Halloween festivities.

Schools, classes, businesses, families and groups are encouraged to enter a pumpkin into the Pumpkin Tour. Be creative! The tour welcomes pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and designs!

  • Registration: Open Now – October 21
  • Drop Off / Set Up: Pemberton Park, Friday, October 23, 5 – 5:30 p.m.
  • Ages: All ages welcome!
  • Details: Pumpkins will be voted on by those taking the tour. Prizes will be awarded in several categories including Best Overall Pumpkin, Spookiest Pumpkin and more.
  • Registration Fee: $5 Per Pumpkin

Registration is available through October 21 at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center Box Office (500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury; M-F, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.) or online at For more information, contact Allen Swiger at 410-548-4900 x108 or

The tour will take place on Friday, October 23 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. All ages are welcome to walk the tour and participants are encouraged to vote for their favorite pumpkins. Entry to Pemberton Park on the evening of the tour is $10 per car. Free candy and games will be provided for children. Food, hot cocoa and glow necklaces and bracelets will be available for purchase.

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