Desoto State Park

Spookapalooza Pumpkin Carving Contest

Event Dates:
October 24, 2022, 8:00 am
October 29, 2022, 12:00 pm
DSP pumpkin

Spookapalooza 2021's Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners

1st Place: Gabriel Redman Huntsville, AL
 'Smiling or Frowning'

2nd Place: Teresa Harlan  Heflin, AL
'Happy Camper'

3rd Place: The Collums Men  Atlanta, GA 
'Jack O Homer'

Spookiest: Greer Knight Cropwell, Al 

Most Creative: 
Anna Merchant Trussville, AL

Honorable Mention:
Harlan Joe  Heflin, AL
'Mr. Boo'

Honorable Mention:
Sophia, Quinn, Emily Woolums Lafayette, GA
'Spooky Night'

'Baby Ghost' by Maddyx Lee
'Boo Hoo' by Graham Knight
'DeSoto Dino' by Mykah Lee
'Howling at the Moon' by Mason Lee
'Long Nose Sarah Sanderson' by Caroline East
'Princess Jackie Lantern'  by Caroline Clara & Catherine



Spookapalooza Pumpkin Carving Contest 2022

DeSoto State Park is glad to host the 11th Annual Spookapalooza Pumpkin Carving Contest! Entries will be judged on overall appearance, creativeness, neatness, and originality. Entries can have any theme or design, i.e., Halloween, nature, fall season, etc. All ages may enter contest.

Date: Entries must be turned in no later than 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 29 2022 to be judged. Turn in at DeSoto’s Country Store on County Road 89-table will be set up on porch. Winners will be announced on Sunday, October 30th via DeSoto’s Facebook/Instagram(#desotostatepark)

Where: DeSoto State Park in Fort Payne, Alabama.

Entries may be picked up at the DSP Country Store on Sunday, October 30th. Free and Open to all ages.

Email for any details.