The City of Orange Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the 2nd annual
Orangetober Festival. This event will be held October 7-9 at the Riverside Pavilion, located at
708 Simmons Drive, Orange, Texas.
The Orangetober Festival is sure to provide fun for the entire family with a great variety of
events and activities. The Pumpkin Village will feature more than 10,000 pumpkins and gourds
along with photo opportunities for the entire family.
The first day of the festival will kick off at 4 P.M. on Friday, October 7, and includes tours of the
Pumpkin Village, kids activities, food vendors, craft beer, and the featured film Hocus Pocus
beginning at 7:30 P.M.
Day two of the Orangetober Festival kicks off with a 5k and kids 1k hosted by 3 Bros Running
Company at 7:30AM on Saturday, October 8. The festival gates will open at 10AM. Visitors can
enjoy tours of the Pumpkin Village, a vendor market, Gumbo Cook-Off, kids activities, food
vendors, craft beer, live entertainment on the Riverside Pavilion stage, Pumpkin Pie Eating
Contest, Cornhole Tournament, and so much more! Live entertainment includes headliner
Kevin Fowler, Joey Greer, JT Reseve, and Flava Band.
Day three of the Orangetober Festival begins at 11 A.M. on Sunday, October 9, and includes
tours of the Pumpkin Village, kids activities, food vendors, and craft beer. Beginning at 3 P.M.
families, businesses, and individuals are encouraged to bring pumpkins home for decorating,
carving, or eating purposes. Please note, pumpkins WILL NOT be moved, claimed, or taken off
site prior to 3 P.M.
Please note no dogs, no pets, and no coolers will be allowed at the City of Orange Boat Ramp or
For additional information, please contact the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau at
409.883.1011 or online at www.orangetexas.gov.