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Point Pleasant Beach Halloween Pumpkin Derby 2022

Here’s another Halloween event in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey.

  • As of October 20, 2022, these are the details that have been released about this NJ Halloween event.

Perky’s Pumpkin Derby

It’s pumpkin vs pumpkin in the annual Perky’s Pumpkin Derby on Saturday, October 22nd.

When is this Halloween event in Point Pleasant Beach?

October 22, 2022 @ 2:00 pm 3:00 pm

When is the raindate?

The rain date is October 23.

Is the event indoors or outdoors?


Is registration required?


Pumpkin Derby Information

  • Rules –
    • You must utilize a real pumpkin in your design.
    • All design elements must be family friendly.
    • The full size of your pumpkin craft may not exceed 18 inches in diameter and 25 lbs in weight.
    • Wheels must go COMPLETELY THROUGH the pumpkin.
    • No motorization or fire power, let gravity do the work.
    • If you attach your pumpkin to a pre-fabricated chassis of any kind, you will be placed in a separate category.
  • Good to Know –
    •  Pumpkins will be racing side by side and therefore a little “bumper car” action may take place during race heats. There will be no penalties for such instances.
    • Prizes will be awarded for race winners as well as for creativity in design.
    • There will be two weight classes; under 12 lbs total craft weight and over 12 lbs total craft weight.
    • Race divisions and heats will be decided at check in when pumpkin crafts are weighed in.
    • Multiple entries per family (one per child) is allowed.

What is the admission price for this Halloween event?


This Halloween event is being organized and hosted by

Jersey Family Fun is not directly involved with this event and therefore can not answer specific questions about it. Please contact the listed organizer with any questions regarding this NJ Halloween event.

Where is this event happening?

This event is happening at

300 Ocean Ave
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742 United States
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