The theme for 2021's Pumpkinfest will commemorate the 20th anniversary for 9/11.


“We Remember” is the theme of the 33rd annual Anamosa Pumpkinfest and Ryan Norlin GIANT Pumpkin Weigh-Off to be held on Oct. 2, 2021. The theme was chosen to coincide with the 20th Anniversary of 9/11 and sets the tone for this year’s festival. We would like to invite you to come together and join us in remembrance and celebration.

This year, the Pumpkinfest Committee is inviting all first responders to lead the parade, which begins at 2:15 p.m.

Additional information will be released on our Facebook page and with the launch of our new website.

Questions can be emailed to or call 319-462-4879.

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