The Pumpkin People return

Oktoberfest in Chatham is on Saturday, October 26
The scene on Main Street in Chatham. W. Brooks photo.

Oktoberfest - Pumpkin People in the Park

Chatham Merchants Association sponsored event Oct. 19 - Oct. 31

Pumpkin People in the Park have returned to Chatham's Kate Gould Park. The park on Main Street and the bandstand are surrounded by the creative and innovative Pumpkin People fashioned by local businesses, organizations or just plain folk.

Be sure to visit all of this year's Pumpkin People here.

Vote for your favorite Pumpkin Person

They are on display from now until Halloween, but these larger-than-life creations are just the frost on the pumpkin on the day of the Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 26 Noon until 4:00pm.

They even have their own Facebook page where you can see them all and vote for a winner to be announced on October 26. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on