Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce Presents

Jack-O-Lantern Festival

October 8th, 2022


Sponsorship for Website
Schedule of events
  • Zombie Run 5k

  • Pumpkin Carving Contest

  • Scarecrow Making Contest

  • Carnival Games

  • Pumpkin Painting

  • Pumpkin Roll

  • Pet Costume Contest

  • Photo Booth

  • Bungee Jumper & Eliminator Inflatable

  • Live Music!

Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce Presents


October 8th, 2022

Downtown Spooner, wi

5K Zombie Run

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Pumpkin Roll

Carnival Games

Pumpkin Painting

Scarecrow Making Contest

Pet Costume Contest

Photo Booth

Live Music!

FINAL Poster 2022 JOL

About the Jack-O-Lantern Festival

This year's Jack-O-Lantern Festival is going to be a spooktacularly good time for all ages! A lot of your favorite festivities like the 5K Zombie Run, Lakeland Family Resource Center's Kids Activities Under the Tent, Carnival Games, yummy food booths and so much more! Stay up to date on all the latest Jack-O-Lantern Festival detail on our social media here!

Become a Sponsor

Major Sponsor ($1,000)
Top Billing and Largest Logo on all Advertising

Free Business Booth at Event

Logo on Tent Banner

Name on Sponsorship Poster

Inclusion in Social Media Advertising Campaign

Big Jack-O-Lantern Sponsor ($500)
Free Business Booth at Event

Name on Sponsorship Poster

Logo on Tent Banner

Inclusion in Social Media Campaign

Spooky Spooner Sponsor ($300)

Free Business Booth at the Event

Name on Sponsorship Poster

Inclusion in Social Media Advertising Campaign

Trick-Or-Treat Sponsor ($150)

Name on Sponsor Poster

Inclusion in Social Media Advertising Campaign

Business Booth/Vendor ($50)

Promote your business or organization with a Business Booth at the Festival.

Vendor Form is Required to be filled out and returned by October 1st!

*You must provide all of your own equipment- only your space will be reserved.*


Business/ Vendor Booth Information

Come advertise and network with your community on your business or organization with a Booth at our upcoming Jack-O-Lantern Festival. Please read the following for a thorough description of Business Booth Space Details and Rules:

Each Vendor Space is 10ftx10ft Only- If you desire to have more than one vendor space please contact the Chamber at (715) 635-2168.

*No tables or equipment will be provided* You must supply your own.

2022 Hours: 11:00am-3:00pm

Set-up time starts at 9:30am

Booth Space Set-up/Teardown: Festival officials will assign you space to you. All items must remain within you booth space. The Chamber will not be responsible for any items lost, stolen or damaged during set-up, teardown or while onsite.

Outdoor Set-up/Teardown: Booth Vendors must be setup prior to 11:00am and remain setup until at least 3:00pm as advertised. Booth Vendors arriving without a reservation will be placed on a first come first serve basis. There is no guarantee of space availability without a reservation.

Space Payment Policy: Payment must be submitted with this application. Should you be denied, your payment will be returned to you. Booth Vendors may pay by credit/debit card, cash or check. There will be a $25 fee for any returned checks.

Absentee Policy: Should you decide not to attend, we ask that you notify the Chamber at least 48 hours in advance or you forfeit you booth payment. Send an email to the Chamber here or call (715) 635-2168 with any cancelations. 

Prohibited Items and Activities: The Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce reserves the right to refuse space or ask vendors to leave if items sold do not fit the nature of the market.

  1. No illegal items are to be sold.
  2. No counterfeit items or unlicensed merchandise.
  3. No firearms, ammunition or knifes are to be sold.
  4. No garage sale type items will be allowed.
  5. No packaged or prepared food, drinks or snacks may be sold unless you sell/carry those items in you business.

Jack-O-Lantern Booth Form

**The undersigned business/ participant agrees to indemnify, save and hold harmless the Spooner Area Chamber/ Jack-O-Lantern Festival, its officers, agents, and employees, from any accident, injury, claims, loss of merchandise, damage, acion, cause of action, judgement of liability of any type, arising directly or indirectly from participating. The undersigned also agrees to pay for any property damage of any sort in the event any damage is incurred during the event.**
Credit Card(Required)

Zombie Run Logo


Run for your life and register for the Spooner Area Chamber's 5K Zombie Run through Spooner's haunted woods, it's sure to be a spooktacularly good time! Read all the gory details below:

  • 5K Zombie Run participants are encouraged (but not required) to dress up in their scariest zombie attire. A PRIZE will be awarded for the Best Dressed Zombie race participant for both the men's and women's divisions.
  • PRIZES will also be awarded to first place finishers in the adult and under 16 divisions.
  • You may run or walk the 5K. All participants will start in one wave. Competitive runners will be asked to line up first, then fun runners, followed by walkers.
  • While registration is on an individual basis, racers are encouraged to run with friends! Those under age 16 may participate as long as they run with an adult for the duration of the race.
  • Course terrain will contain paved trail and road/sidewalk. Directional signage and Zombie Run Officials will mark your way for you.
  • Race will be held rain or shine. No refunds.
  • All racers will be required to sign a waiver before participating. Waivers will be available at race registration the day of the 5K Zombie Run. Those under 18 will need a parent or guardian's signature on the waiver.
  • The cost of entering this years race will be $35 if you preregister and $40 if you register on the day of the race!
  • 5K Zombie Run shirts this year will be limited; to ensure you get the latest Zombie swag preregistration is highly encouraged!

Downtown Scarecrow Contest

To help make downtown Spooner look extra spooktacular this year the Chamber will be having a scarecrow contest for the downtown businesses by the festival for a chance to win awesome trophies and bragging rights for the next year!


  • Build your own scarecrow that represents your business and place it outside (or in the window) of your business.
  • Scarecrows must not obstruct pedestrians utilizing the sidewalks.
  • Entries depicting any acts of violence, nudity, political or racially insensitive activities will NOT be accepted and will be asked to be taken down.
  • The Chamber is not responsible for any damage made to entries during the festival.
  • Awards will be given in the following categories:
    • Judges Choice
    • Kids Choice
    • Peoples Choice


Scarecrow Contest Sign-Up



2021 5K Zombie Run Results:

213- Lesa Dahlstrom- 26:30.2

214- Maddison Dahlstrom- 2nd- Under 16- 37:36.4

215- Kara Dahlstrom- Short Cut- 38:06

217- Aspen Denney- 32:17.1

218- Shauna Cerra- 30:52.4

219- Josh Cerra- 1st- 16:54.5

221- Shannon Roberts- Short Cut- 38:06

222- Morgan Roberts- Short Cut- 38:06

223- Maddi Thompson- 2nd- Under 16- 37:36.4

224- Renee Luell- Short Cut- 38:06

225- Cherie Luell- Short Cut- 38:06

226- Donna Perkins- 2nd- 22:29.4

227- Janet Otto- 31:52.2

228- Dave Mayne- 28:29.9

229- Brett Iverson- 3rd- Under 16- 39:15.3

230- Jace Brule- 1:03:00.0

231- Max Morales- 1:03:00.0

232- Levi Cerra- 1st- Under 16- 29:03.1

233- Amy Vandenberg- 3rd- 23:40.1

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