For Immediate Release

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Cindy Steele, Chief Operating Officer
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Downtown York’s Historic Central Market to host
6th Annual Pumpkin Fest

Celebration to include trick or treating at vendor stands and pumpkin decorating

YORK, Pennsylvania - September 28, 2017 – After toiling in the fields all summer, the time of the autumn harvest is upon us. The 50+ vendors of Central Market York have come together to celebrate this time with a Pumpkin festival and invite kids of all ages to join us in the festivities on Saturday, October 21, 2017 from 10am-2pm.

Visitors can enjoy family-friendly activities, including pumpkin decorating for kids, trick or treating at 50+ vendor stands (costumes are welcome) and a carved pumpkin contest for the adults, voted on by the public.

For more information about Pumpkin Fest at Central Market York,

Event Details

WHAT:           6th Annual Pumpkin Fest at Central Market York

WHEN:           Saturday, October 21, 2017
                       10 am to 2 pm
                       Dozens of Vendor specials 10 am-2 pm

            10 am – 12 noonCooking Demo in the Performance Kitchen by Heritage Hills

            10 am - 12 noon   Trick or Treat.  Kids wear your costume!

            10 am - 1pm    Kids Pumpkin Decorating

            10am - 1pm    Face Painting at Spartan Central Market Shop

            12 noon   Pumpkin Contest

WHERE:         Central Market York, 34 W. Philadelphia St.

About Central Market York

Central Market York is dedicated to bringing the best the region has to offer to Downtown York since 1888. With more than 50 farmers, retailers and restaurants – as well as year-round activities for shoppers of all ages – Central Market York is a top tourist destination in Central Pennsylvania. Market is open every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in Historic Downtown York. For more information visit,