ATASCADERO — The City of Atascadero’s Recreation Division wants you to get creative. A virtual pumpkin-carving contest is open to all ages.

Have fun carving your pumpkin at home and then send the Atascadero Recreation Division a photo of your pumpkin by 5 p.m. on Oct. 30. Email your photo to along with the carver’s name, age and email-phone number, along with a note in the photo that has #atascaderorecreation. 

This contest has the following age divisions: under 5 years old, 5-8 years old, 9-12 years old, 13-17 years old and 18-and-older adult. A winner will be selected in each age division and all pumpkins will be showcased on the Recreation Division’s social media pages on Oct. 31. 

For more information, email or call 805-470-3360.