We invite you to join us and experience all the great things Fall Harvest and Halloween have to offer in downtown Caldwell! Sample the best of the best from our Idaho brewers and vintners. Enjoy fresh goods and locally baked treats or begin your holiday shopping with festival artisans & their masterpieces along with enthusiastic Idaho crafters as they showcase and share their one of a kind pieces. The Tractor Club will be there to show of 15+ different sized tractors.

Plus, there will be a classic costume contest and of course a decorated pumpkin contest! You can get all our contest rules & information below.

Pumpkin Decorating Information and Contest Rules

Pumpkins:

  • Free to enter
  • Bring your decorated pumpkins from home to Indian Creek Plaza 12:30 – 2 PM
  • All entries must be turned in with registration form
  • Winners will be announced 4:30pm

Rules:

  • One pumpkin per person or family
  • Pumpkin can be carved
  • Can be drawn or painted on
  • May have any type of materials pinned or glued to surface
  • No electrical devices!

Categories:

  • Scariest
  • Funniest
  • Most Original

Ages:

  • 5 and Under
  • 6-11
  • 12-17
  • 18+

Prizes:

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be awarded in each age group in each category
  • One “Best in Show” Grand Prize

Costume Contest Information and Rules

Costumes:

  • Free to Enter - all ages welcome and all costumes welcome
  • Registration opens at 1:30 – 2:45 PM
  • Costumes contest starts at 3 PM

Rules:

  • Put together a creative, spooky, funny or imaginative costume to wear on your body
  • Please keep it PG and family friendly. We reserve the right not to allow participants in costumes we deem inappropriate or in bad taste

Categories:

  • Scariest
  • Funniest
  • Most Original
  • Best Couple

Ages:

  • 15 and under
  • 16 to 100

Prizes:

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will be awarded in each age group in each category
  • One “Best in Show” Grand Prize

Extra Points:

  • Hint #1 - Creativity! Creativity! Creativity!
  • Hint #2 – Don’t be shy! Let your talent shine in the portrayal of your costume while you are on stage.