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Week of: Aug. 08/23/2015 - 08/29/2015
Pumpkin Fun Day
Holiday Festivity

10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Channel Islands Harbor Farmers Market
3600 S. Harbor Blvd.
Oxnard, CA 93035

Phone: (805) 643-6458
Admission: FREE
Handicap Accessible
Children Welcome

The 18th annual "Farmer's Market Pumpkin Fun Day " is coming to Channel Islands Harbor, Sunday Oct. 27th, and showcases the wonderful fall harvest.  There will be many events going on continuously throughout the day long celebration including a pumpkin decorating contest, one costume contest with prizes at 12:30 pm; and two trick or treating events the first for the young kids is at 10:30 am and the last one for older kids is at 12:00 pm.   Other types of events will be free pumpkin bowling, free pumpkin weight guessing with prizes, face painting, live music, BBQs and more.  The non-profit Farmers Market of Channel Island Harbor Corporation will be sponsoring, coordinating and participating in the annual Farmer's Market Pumpkin Fun Day.  This event and is seeking out children and adults from all over California to participate in the contests.  The pumpkin-bowling contest of rolling a pumpkin to hit pins down, pumpkin weight-guessing contest, and pumpkin decorating contest will take place Sunday October 27th starting at 10:30 am.  Registration for event will begin at 10:30 am with the festival ending at 1:00 pm.  The event will be held at the Channel Islands Harbor Farmers' and Fishermen's Market, which is located in the north parking lot next to Marine Emporium Landing, at 3350 S. Harbor Blvd. Oxnard, CA 93035.  The judges will begin observing the costumes at 12:00 PM.  

The entire event is free and open to the public. There is no charge to enter or to participate in the contests.   For more information on the "Farmers' Market Pumpkin Fun Day", please contact us at (805) 643-6458. 

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