Halloween at Fermilab

Fermilab Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners

First Place – Adults -Tie:

Nightmare Pumpkin, by Sumudu Wijayarathne

Spooky House, by Virginia Walters


2nd Place – Adults

Fermilab Logo, by Olivia Bitters

3rd Place – Adults

Kitty Meow, by Arielle Duerr


1st Place – Children

Spooky Owl, by Ella and Mila Arkan

2nd Place – Children

Tree in Graveyard, by Louise Lima


3rd Place – Children – Tie

Pooh Bear, by Julie Lima

Constellations, by Madison Pearce

Spookiest Pumpkin

Scary Pumpkin, by Lynette Wolfe

Best Portrait with Pumpkin

Boy with his Colorful Pumpkins


The Pumpkin Carving Contest is open to all Fermilab badge holders and their families!

Fermilab Families Bingo Contest

Do you have a “Spooky Season” Event you would like to share with the Fermilab Community?

Click here to let us know!

Offsite Spooky Season Activities:

“Halloween Happenings” – Batavia

For everyone (Kid-Friendly):

Pumpkin Daze at Abbey Farms in Aurora
Sugar Grove Pumpkin Farms
Sonny Acres Farm in West Chicago
Halloween Haydays – Geneva

Fun for Adults (scary/creepy):

Local Haunted House Events 

*A “haunted house” at Halloween in the US refers to a walk through a sort of interactive theatre. Most contain spooky scenes that may disturb some people

Please Note: There will be no Trick-or-Treating in the Village this year.