NoMa BID PumpkinPalooza 2020 – Opening Day
Join the NoMa BID for a hybrid of socially distant and virtual festivities from October 21 to 30, 2020 to celebrate the Halloween season in NoMa. From October 21st to 23rd, there will be three pumpkin pick-up locations where you can get a free pumpkin, decorating supplies, and fun goodies.
PUMPKIN PICK-UP DAYS AND LOCATIONS
Wednesday (10/21) from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at REI Plaza (201 M Street NE)
Thursday (10/22) from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Qualia Coffee (151 Harry Thomas Way)
Friday (10/23) from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at Union Square (999 North Capitol Street)
*Register for a specific location and time slot to reserve your pumpkin. Masks are required at all pumpkin pick-up locations.*
**Pumpkins subject to availability**
From October 21st to 26th, post photos of your decorated pumpkins and/or Halloween costumes on Facebook tagging @NoMaBID and #NoMaPumpkinPalooza to enter the online competition for the following categories and win amazing prizes. Winners will be announced online October 27th to 30th.
Most Creative Pumpkin
Most NoMa Pumpkin
Best Pet Costume
Best Child’s Costume
Best Adult Costume
Best Mask Moji
Any pumpkins that are offensive, discriminatory, or inappropriate will be disqualified. Pumpkins must be smaller than 18” wide, but you are not limited to pumpkins provided by NoMa BID. The NoMa BID will provide carving and painting supplies, but you are not required to use these. All competition submissions must be posted on Facebook by 5:00 pm on Monday, October 26, 2020, tagging @NoMaBID and #NoMaPumpkinPalooza. If you do not have a Facebook account please email [email protected] about an exception.