OCVB Announces Dates of 2022 Orangetober Festival

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The City of Orange Convention & Visitors Bureau is excited to announce the 2nd annual Orangetober Festival. This event will be held October 7-9, 2022, at the Riverside Pavilion, located at 708 Simmons Drive in Orange.

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 7:30 AM on Saturday, October 8. The festival gates will open at 10 AM. 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 Flava Band, JT Reserve, Joey Greer, and headliner Kevin Fowler.

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 that 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 Riverside Pavilion.

For additional information, please contact the Orange Convention and Visitors Bureau at 409.883.1011 or online on their website.

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