The Amazing Pumpkin Carve
Thank you to everyone who made the 2020
Amazing Pumpkin Carve drive-thru
an amazing event — celebrating “art in the everyday!”
Best in Show – “Hope” by Jeff Brown
HV Arts Council Award – “Epidemic” by Matt Derby
Best in Show: Hope by Jeff Brown
HV Arts Council Award: Epidemic by Matt Derby
Best Surface Carving: The Strings of Moirai by Liam May
Best 3D Carving: Buzzing By by Jessica Kruscavage
Best Overall Display: Kept the Doctors Away by Kathleen Sheehan & Cindy Miklos
Most Creative Use of Materials: Feed Me by Charlie Yeh
Most Original Design: Pumpkin King by Lori Johansson
Funniest Pumpkin: Peering Pumpkin by Curtis May
Scariest Pumpkin: Liberty by Michael Davies
Most Charming Pumpkin: It’s A Beautiful Day by Sarah Bernotas
Amazing Pumpkin by Aleece Davis
We’re famous! This fun video was aired by NJTV News a few years ago, featuring our carvers and The Amazing Pumpkin Carve. You’ll learn about how pumpkin carving got started.
Our 2020 AMAZING Carvers
Sarah Bernotas ~ Jonathan Conner ~ Michael Davies ~ Aleece Davis & Jill Thomas ~ Barbara DiLorenzo & Jonathan Fisk ~ John Goeke ~ Patrick Pasquito ~ Leon Rainbow ~ Susan Roseman ~ Stan Saperstein ~ Kathleen Sheehan ~ Darrell Tuomari ~ Jodi Walker ~ John Woodard ~ Jessica Kruscavage ~ Curtis May ~ Elice Slafka ~ Michelle Clark ~ Poppy Sangthong & Peter Buruschkin ~ Janis Blayne-Paul & Colleen Miller ~ Jeff Brown ~ Danielle Deering & Alice Wang ~ Caroline Hall ~ Lori Johansson ~ Leonora Kandiner & Tim Cresson ~ Jennifer Stevens ~ Charlie Yeh ~ Anne Nixon-Ellery ~ Douglas May ~ Kate Eggleston ~ Matt Derby ~ Radek Sel ~ Joyce Vollmer ~ Ilyssa Rodriguez ~ Ryan Fabritz ~ Jeremy Legge ~ Jameson Moore ~ Eric Schultz ~ James Kelewae ~ Alyssa Staffin ~ Liam May
Carving spots for 2020 have all been filled. We even have four carvers on a waiting list. Most of our carvers return each year, but a few pumpkins are reserved for new carvers. If you are ready to step up to the challenge for 2021, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered for next year!
Interested in Volunteering to work the ticket booth or some other fun job? You can pick the day and time that works for you!
Please contact us at email@example.com.
Our 2020 AMAZING Sponsors
We are so grateful to the Sponsors of The Amazing Carve – every year, but this year in particular with the financial strains being felt by the HV Arts Council and our small business sponsors. The show could not go on without their support. Please help us pay it forward by supporting those who support our community with your patronage. Thank you!
~Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of J&J
~ Harbat Farms
~ Liza & Schuyler Morehouse
~ Brick Farm Market
~ The Bank of Princeton
~ Jennifer Petrino & George McElroy
~ Morgan R. Sayre, State Farm Agency
~ Susie Henkel of Codrington Design
~ Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
~ Hopewell Crossing Shopping Center
~ Eileen Cardone, Resolute Real Estate
~ John Hart Farms
~ Mid-State Equipment Co, Inc.
~ Community News Service LLC
~ AJ Margulis Interiors
~ Shier Tree Service
~ Robert & Diana Garrett
~ Ed Groth
~ NJM Insurance Group
~ Pennington Quality Market
~ A&E Construction Design Center
~ Princeton Air
~ BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors – Michelle Needham
~ RWJ University Hospital Hamilton
~ Richard & Lisa Freeman
~ Morepeth Contemporary
~ Gregs Landscaping
~ The Pennington Studio for Dance
~ Buxton Boxes
~ Knecht’s Danceworks
~ Evelyn & Ted Inoue
Our Amazing 2019 Sponsors Sign
Amazing Pumpkin by Elice Slafka
Amazing Pumpkin by Charlie Yeh
The 2020 Amazing Pumpkin Carve is over! Join our mailing list to keep up with our events and programs and find out about the NEXT Amazing Pumpkin Carve.
The Amazing Pumpkin Carve is back for its sixth year — as a DRIVE-THRU!
Wed, Oct 7 to Sun, Oct 11
Woolsey Park, 221 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Titusville, NJ 08560 (Hopewell Township)
40 colossal pumpkins will be carved and electrified by the area’s most talented artists and displayed in a beautifully illuminated drive-thru all from the comfort and safety of your vehicle!
$25 per vehicle (1-6 occupants)
$40 per vehicle (>6 occupants)
$100 per bus
HV Arts Council 2020 Pumpkin Carve – Jeff Brown, Carver In Action
Let’s keep each other safe! Vistors will be required to remain within their own vehicles. Sorry, but there will no ‘out-of-the-car’ photo-op areas this year.
Purchase tickets at the gate or in advance.
Pumpkin Viewing Hours –
It’s OVER! Come back next year!
Wed, Oct 7 – 7pm to 9pm
Thurs, Oct 8 – 5pm to 9pm
Fri, Oct 9 – 5pm to 9pm
Sat, Oct 10 – 3pm to 9pm
Sun, Oct 11 – 3pm to 9pm
Please remain in your vehicle at all times unless specified. Gate will close at 9pm. All vehicles in line at 9pm will gain admittance.
Plan Your Visit
WHAT TO DO
pull up in your car and drive along the route
receive an event program (available Thurs-Sun)
be wowed by forty massive creative pumpkins and illuminated tents
listen to live or DJ’ed music throughout the weekend
MORE! Visitors will receive a free mini-pumpkin while supplies last.
thursday 7pm – 9pm live performance by All for Bettee
friday 7pm – 9pm live performance by the MLC Band
saturday 7pm – 9pm live performance by Anker
saturday 5pm – 7pm & sunday all day fun with award-winning DJ www.NJSINGS.com DJ Entertainment.
popcorn & beverages for purchase from your car
Amazing Pumpkin by Michael Davies
Anne Nixon Ellery