Spooner Area Chamber of Commerce Presents

Jack-O-Lantern Festival

October 16th, 2021


Join us for next year's festival on Sat., Oct. 8th, 2022

  • 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 16th, 2021

Downtown Spooner, wi

5K Zombie Run

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Pumpkin Roll

Carnival Games

Pumpkin Painting

Scarecrow Making Contest

Pet Costume Contest

Photo Booth

Bungee Jumper & Eliminator Inflatable

Live Music!


About the Jack-O-Lantern Festival

This year's Jack-O-Lantern Festival is going to be a spooktacularly good time for all ages! We have pumpkin carving and scarecrow making contest presented by Spooner Memorial Library. Pumpkin painting with Lakeland Family Resource Center in the main tent. We will have the bungee jumper as well a new eliminator inflatable to try out. We have business and vendor booths offering everything from cleaning products to delicious Fall Festival treats. The Spooner Fire District & Auxiliary will be hosting their annual Pumpkin Roll down Seigner Hill. For a furry fun time enter or check out the Washburn County Humane Society's Pet Costume Contest. Lastly we will be having the fan favorite 5K Zombie Run followed by the Afterlife Party with live music and beverages presented by Round Man Brewing company and The Dock Coffee. Check out our social media for more of the gory details  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 at Entrance

Name on Sponsorship Banner

Inclusion in Social Media Advertising Campaign

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

Name on Sponsorship Banner

Logo on Tent Banner at Entrance

Inclusion in Social Media Campaign

Spooky Spooner Sponsor ($300)

Free Business Booth at the Event

Name on Sponsorship Banner

Inclusion in Social Media Advertising Campaign

Trick-Or-Treat Sponsor ($150)

Name on Sponsor Banner

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 5th

*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.

2021 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 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.

Business/Vendor Space is full for 2021

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.


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 the first 100 runners who register. To ensure you get the latest Zombie swag, preregistration is encouraged!


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

Zombie RUn registration Is closed for 2021

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