UNION, NJ - Union is hosting its first annual online Pumpkin Carving and Painting Contest, open to Union individuals, families and businesses.

Contest rules are easy. Get creative and either carve or paint your pumpkin of any shape/size and post the photo on instagram. Make sure you include the #UnionHalloWin in the photo and on the post.  Photos must be submitted by October 19.

Those that do not have Instagram can email the photo to publicinfo@uniontownship.com

First, second and third place winners in select categories will have their pumpkins displayed at the Union Center SID Halloween event on Oct. 31.