FORT WAYNE - Visit Fort Wayne invites the public to participate in the Fort Wayne Pumpkin Patch Contest, October 1 - 31.

Participants can carve a pumpkin with a Fort Wayne design of their choice. Ten pre-made Fort Wayne pumpkin carving stencils are available to download and print for free at Contestants may also create their own Fort Wayne designs.

Photos must be posted on social media in October with the contest hashtag - #FWPumpkinPatch.

Winners will be selected on November 1, each receiving a Caramel Apple from DeBrand Fine Chocolates and $40 gift card to Tolon.

The contest encourages residents and visitors to celebrate Fort Wayne, promoting the city as a great place to live and visit. This social media campaign is a component of Visit Fort Wayne's fall digital marketing efforts to reach visitors.

I Heart Fort Wayne Pumpkin

Visit Fort Wayne is the official destination marketing organization for Fort Wayne and Allen County. Each year, over 5.8 million people visit Fort Wayne and generate $576 million in direct economic impact.


Media Contact:
Kristen Guthrie
Marketing Director
(260) 424-3700