Pumpkin & Beer Festival
(Worth Matravers)

🗓️ Saturday 7th October 2023

The ever-popular annual Pumpkin & Beer Festival at The Square in Worth Matravers is back – with its much-loved vegetable monster and scarecrow competitions.

In addition to an array of home-grown pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and varieties, there’ll also of course be a fantastic range of UK beers, ales and ciders to sample, along with live music into the evening.

  • Pumpkin head scarecrows display
  • The Square and Compass pumpkin display
  • The Square & Compass veggie monster competition
  • Pumpkin & squash varieties on a table

The Pumpkin & Beer Festival is free to attend.


Fun for the whole family to get involved in – with prizes to be won in each category:

  • Pumpkin Weigh-In – Bring your home-grown pumpkin or cheer on the growers of a range of pumpkin varieties
  • Vegetable Monster Competition – Choose your favourite veggies and construct the most weird and wonderful beastie you can imagine
  • Build a Scarecrow – Create a scarecrow friend from whatever you can find at home

Special Menu

There’s a range of seasonal treats to try this year, including:

  • Pumpkin soup
  • Pumpkin curry
  • Pumpkin pie
  • Pumpkin cakes


  • Festival start – 11am
  • Music start – 8pm

Keep up to date with all the events at The Square & Compass by following the pub on Facebook: en-gb.facebook.com/squareandcompasspub/