Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Fifth Annual

Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival

Saturday, September 26

Sponsored by the

Pacific Northwest Giant Pumpkin Growers
with Coastal Farm & Ranch,  Skagit Valley Food Co-op, Skagit County and Christianson’s Nursery & Greenhouse

 Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off
Harvest Food :: Pony Rides :: Face Painting
Family Carnival Games :: Toad Races :: The “Bat Lady”

Last year’s pumpkin weighed in at over 1450 pounds! What will it weigh this year?
Stay tuned for the latest updates here and on Facebook!

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Howard Dill Award for the “Prettiest Pumpkin”
We’ll also have prizes for
Giant Vegetables :: Children’s Pumpkins :: Big Sunflowers

Festival Schedule:

9 a.m. to noon – Entries for pumpkin weigh-off accepted; also bring your exhibition veggies and sunflowers

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. – WSU Master Gardener’s Plant Clinic

11 a.m. to noon – “Bats Incredible” with the “Bat Lady” Kathleen Bander, founder of Bats Northwest. Reservations requested. Kids are welcome.

11 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Random Acts of Food

Noon – 2 p.m. – Musicians Laurel Bliss and John Clark play old-time Cajun and bluegrass

Noon – 4 p.m. – Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off

1 – 3 p.m. – Family fun! Pony rides with Lang’s Traveling Ponies, face painting, carnival games, toad races and more!

4 p.m. – Winner of the largest pumpkin announced!

ATTENTION GIANT PUMPKIN GROWERS! TO DOWNLOAD ENTRY FORMS CLICK HERE.