Local residents are being encouraged to showcase their love for Halloween and their creativity for a competition being hosted by the Estevan Chamber of Commerce and the Estevan Art Gallery and Museum (EAGM).
A pumpkin carving contest and Halloween haunt will be happening on Saturday, October 26 at the EAGM. People are asked to bring their carved pumpkins to the EAGM from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Then they're encouraged to return at 6:30 p.m. for an outdoor walk to see all the pumpkins illuminated.
"We're going to be taking pictures of the pumpkins all lit up during the night," said Estevan Chamber of Commerce events and marketing manager Rebecca Howie.
Awards will be handed out at a later date in several different categories. There will be three age groups: 10 and under, 11 to 15, and 16 and older. There will also be a business division.
Photos of all entries will be posted on the Chamber's Facebook page, and the entry in each age group with the most likes will be the winner.
Carver Jon Magapan, who has been a professional ice sculptor on cruise ships, will be carving artificial pumpkins with different themes, Howie said. The number of pumpkins created by Magapan is expected to grow each year.
"It'll make for a bigger, more exciting walk so that you can see all the different themes that he's carved over the years," said Howie.
The Halloween haunt will feature vendors inside the EAGM who will be selling products and merchandise. The EAGM will also be offering crafts for the public.
Jennifer Durr Photography will have a booth set up for people to have their photos taken while wearing their Halloween costumes.