We had several fantastic entries in our annual Pumpkin-Decorating Contest at the Lakeside-Marblehead Lighthouse Festival. Thanks to all who participated, and congratulations to our winners!

Most Creative Design Overall
“Pumpkin Power and Light” by Heather Doughty






Best Child Design (8 and under)
“LOL” (laughing emoji face) by Ian Eberly








Best Youth Design (9-12 years)

“Detective Pikachu in Disguise” by Logan Simpson









Best Teen Design (13-17 years)
“Pumpskin Spa” by Corbyn Antrim

Best Use of Pumpkin and Natural Materials
“Pumpkin Gazebo” by Danielle Johnson






Best Painted
“Patio Ice Cream Cone” by Amelia, Eli and Alice Weeks









Best Use of Props
“S’more Fun at Lakeside” by Nicole Roth
Pictured are Nicole’s husband and son.






Best Lakeside-Inspired Design

“Ghoulish Gazebo” by Margaret Schroeder






Scariest Pumpkin

“Erieka: BB-8’s Bridezilla” by Amelia Gaiser









Best Pumpkin Defying Categorization
“Ticket or Treat” by Cathy Doughty