Fun and Games
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Greater Pumpkin Commonwealth (GPC)
Sites and Information
||Contacts and Information:
||The Great PA Giant Pumpkin Groweres Assn. Weigh-off
||Sams's Club, Plank Road, Altoona, Pa. This site is home to a previous
world record holder at 1131 pounds in 1999.
||Long Island Weigh-off
||Mid-West Pumpkin Growers Association
||Animosa stakes it's claim as the "Pumpkin Capital of Iowa". For more
information, check out their website.
Anamosa Chamber of Commerce
124 E. Main St.
Anamosa, IA 52205
Email: More info
|Sauvies Island, Portland, Oregon
||Pacific Northwest Pumpkin Growers
||Registration begins at 8:00a.m. Awards ceremony at 2:00p.m. Location:
"The Pumpkin Patch" at 16511 NW Gillhan Road, Sauvies Island
Valley, Giant Pumpkin Growers
||GPC World Weigh-off at Parks Garden Center sponsored by the Ohio Valley
Giant Pumpkin Growers
|Elk Grove, Ca.
||The Great Elk Grove
Community Harvest and Pumpkin Festival
||Elk Grove Regional Park
9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road
WHen: October 4-5, 2003
Top prize $5.00/lb. Also, prizes for squash, watermelon, tomatoes, canteloupe,
zuchinni, corn stalks and sunflowers.
Also includes: pancake breakfast, scarecrow contest, hayrides, carnival games,
petting zoo, pumpkin patch, craft and food booths, facepainting and agricultural
Note: Admission free, but $5.00 for parking.
||Gatewood Vegetable Farm
9555 East 206th Street, Noblesville, IN.
|The Great Pumpkin Weigh-off
Starting Time: 9:00 a.m.
|Erie Orchards and Cider Mill
1235 Erie Road
Contact: Mike Huggins
Phone: (734) 242-2475
||Great North Carolina Weigh-off
||The Great Morton Pumpkin Weigh-off
||Riverside Pumpkin Festival
||Location: Riverside Park, on Highway 73 on the east side.
The Weigh off begins at 9:00a.m.
Giant tomato and cantelope classes have been added to pumpkin, squash and
|Niagra, Otario, Ca.
||Howell's Family Pumpkin Farm in Fonthill
||Just 10 minutes from Niagra Falls and the U.S. border. For information,
contact Drew at email@example.com
||Great Western Lakes Weigh-off
||Port City Pumpkin Festival
||Located right in the center of Oswego. I't's a great fall foliage ride
to get there. Includes giant pumpkins and other giant fruit and vegetables.
Also craft booths.
||Ottawa-St Lawerence Pumpkin
Growers Association Weigh-off
||Location: By-Ward Market
See thier website for details and directions.
||"Pumpkin Daze" Weigh-off
||For more information on how to enter, your produce, call 417-732-3356
|Rockton, Ontario, Canada
||Rocton Pumpkin Fair
|Roland, Mb, Canada
||Roland Pumpkin Fair
||Pancake Breakfast at 8:00 till 10:00AM. 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Craft Sale
10:30 AM - Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off, please have your pumpkins on pallets
andyou need to register before 10:30 - please register early to avoid the
|Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
||The Great Sarnia Pumpkin Weigh-off
|Sioux Falls, S.D.
|| Great South Dakota Pumpkin Weigh-off
|Smoky Lake, AB, Canada
||Great White North Pumpkin Fair
||Two days of events, including a giant pumpkin weighoff
|St Johns, Mi.
||Great Central Lakes Pumpkin Weigh-off
|New England Pumpkin Grower's Association Weigh-off(NEPGA)
|Home to one of, if not the largest pumpkin weigh-off sites in the world.
Last year, they had 105 entries.
The Topsfield Fair is a 10 day event, with the pumpkin weigh-off at the
Topsfield is located 25 miles north of Boston, on Old Route 1.