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All parking is FREE!
Parking is limited. We do encourage attendees to carpool and arrive in groups. Parking will be available along the perimeter of the festival, in front of the animal shelter, on Simmons Field, and the Shahan Center at Lamar State College Orange.
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The Orangetober Festival will be held October 6 - 8, 2023.
Our hours are as follows:
Friday - 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Saturday - 10:00 am to 11:00 pm
Sunday - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Orangetober Festival will be held at the Riverside Pavilion, located at 708 Simmons Drive, Orange, Texas 77630.
This is a F-R-E-E event! Tickets are not required, even the concerts are free!
We will give away all 10,000 pumpkins for F-R-E-E on Sunday, October 8th beginning at 2:00 pm. Please bring wagons or ways to carry your items; staff will not be available to assist attendees with carrying or loading of pumpkins.
While there is no limit on the amount of pumpkins that can be taken, we do ask that everyone please be considerate of others.
Vehicles will NOT be permitted on the festival grounds.
With the exception of service animals, pets are not permitted on festival grounds.
Cody Canada & the Departed will perform on October 7th at 9:00 pm at the Riverside Pavilion, located at 708 Simmons Drive, Orange, Texas 77630.
Tickets are not required for this free event.
Rotary Orangetober Festival Vendor Letter
Rotary Orangetober Festival Vendor Registration Form
Gumbo Cookoff Registration Form and Guidelines
United Way of Orange County will be hosting the Cornhole Tournament on October 7th during the Orangetober Festival at Riverside Pavilion! Register to participate in the Cornhole Tournament at the following link: Cornhole Tournament 2023Please contact Maureen McAllister with United Way of Orange County with any questions or concerns at email@example.com.
Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Flyer
Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Waiver and Rules
3 Bros Running Company is hosting The Big Pumpkin Run 5K during Orangetober Festival weekend! This run will take you through the historic streets of Orange, past the Sabine River, W.H. Stark House, Lutcher Theater, Stark Museum of Art, Orange Train Depot Museum, and more! After you finish, enjoy a great post-race party with pumpkin treats at the Orangetober Festival at Riverside Pavilion!
Sign up for the Big Pumpkin Run at the following link: The Big Pumpkin Run (runsignup.com)
Coolers are not permitted in the festival grounds.
Orange County Disaster Rebuild and Free State Cellars will be on site serving adult beverages. Additional vendors will be available selling non alcoholic beverages and a variety of food items.