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Annual Autumn Fest 2023!

OCTOBER 21, 2023

All categories of contests will be awarded prizes donated by businesses and individuals!

The Town of Pineville will be having a Chili tasting contest, costume contest, best decorated booth contest, pumpkin carving and painting contest, candy corn guessing contest, and lamppost decorating contest, as well as a cake walk during the 17th Annual Pineville Autumn Festival on Saturday, October 21, 2023 at 5:00 P.M. on Main Street in Pineville, WV. There will be several classifications of winners in each contest. All contest winners will be announced at approximately 9:00 P.M. on the stage, and at that time all decorated pumpkins must be removed. Contestants do not have to be present to win. The Danley Band will be providing music throughout the evening. Public restrooms will be located in the Wyoming County Convention and Visitors Bureau (old Library building) next to Castle Rock.

Main Street will be closed from 1:00 P.M. until 12 midnight. Additionally, this event is SUBJECT TO CANCELLATION if severe inclement weather arises.

Any business, organization, club, or individual wishing to participate should contact Pineville Town Hall at 304-732-6255, Extension 1, to obtain information and registration forms. Registration forms are also on the Town’s Facebook page:

You must bring your decorated or carved pumpkins to the Pineville Autumn Fest between 4:30 P.M. and 6:30 P.M. on Saturday, October 21, and register them at the Pumpkin Booth located near Family Healthcare. Furthermore, you may register in the costume contest from 4:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in front of the Court House.

If you have any questions, please call Pineville Town Hall at 304-732-6255, Extension 1.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sponsored by the Town of Pineville and, in part, by the Wyoming County Convention & Visitors Bureau


Main Street CLOSED and Booths Must be Set Up


1:00 P.M. - 4:00 P.M.

Registration for Costume Contest on Court House Steps

Line-Up for Entrance to Main Street Will Begin on Bank Street

4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Booth Judging

4:30 P.M.

Register Pumpkins at Family Healthcare Parking Lot Between Family Healthcare Business Office and Family Healthcare Medical Office

4:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.

Music By the Danley Band Begins
Tailgating Begins
Chili Tasting and Chili Judging Starts (Peoples’ Choice Chili Winner will receive $500)
Exhibitors and Chili Booths Open to Public
Hay Rides Begin Near Rhonda’s Pharmacy
Carved and Decoarted Pumpkin Contest receiving pumpkins for display–viewing and judging
Bounce Houses Open to Public in STAT Parking Lot

5:00 P.M.

Cake Walks in Front of Stage

6:00 P.M. - 7:30 P.M.

Costume Judging ENDS on Front Court House Steps
Pumpkin Judging

6:30 P.M.

Peoples’ Choice Chili Voting Ends
Candy Corn Guessing Ends @ Town’s Booth

8:30 P.M.

Prize Announcements at Stage

9:00 P.M.
(Approximate Time)