See the winning pumpkin from our 2023 jack-o-lantern contest

Winner: “Be Witched” by Lauren R.

A pumpkin carving with a woman and bats around her

We’re bewitched by “Be Witched” made by Lauren R. | Photo provided

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The votes are in for our Pumpkin Carving Contest. Check out the pumpkins below, including the contest winner our readers voted for.


“Be Witching” | Submitted by Lauren R.

Winner: “Be Witched”

The ethereal vibe of this witchy-inspired jack-o-lantern makes us want to grab the coven for a night of glowing coziness.

A jack-o-lantern carving inspired by the game Minecraft.

“Minecraft” | Submitted by Kayla C.

Finalist: “Minecraft”

Gamers and their loved ones will instantly recognize the blocky style of this Minecraft carving. We love the modern, fun approach to the traditional jack-o-lantern.

A Barbie inspired pumpkin

“Barbie” | Submitted by Cathy F.

Finalist: “Barbie”

Regardless of you how you feel, it’s clear that this was the year of Barbie, so it’s not surprise this submission had to make our finalists list.

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