Save the date and make plans to participate in our Pumpkin Decorating Contest! 


Contest Rules: 

1. Must have a Nature Theme 

2. No carving/cutting into pumpkin (for longer preservation)

3. There is no limit to how many pumpkins can be used

4. Families and groups can work together to make a masterpiece!

5. Get creative and have FUN! 



Participants/groups must bring their decorated pumpkins to the Nature Center by Saturday, Oct. 16th. 

Dropoff times: 

- Thursday, October 14th • 9am - 12pm

- Friday, October 15th • 4 - 7pm 

- Saturday, October 16th • 9am - 12pm


Judging takes place in person and 3 winner will be announced on October 20th! 


3 award categories: 

• Judges Award

• Social Media Favorite

• Most Creative  


Prize packages will include tickets to the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, gift cards to the Froghead Grill and a Nature Center Comfort Color T-shirt!