Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival
Saturday, September 26
Sponsored by the
Pacific Northwest Giant Pumkin Growers
with Coastal Farm & Ranch, Northern Lights Gardening, 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!
Howard Dill Award for the “Prettiest Pumpkin”
We’ll also have prizes for
Giant Vegetables :: Children’s Pumpkins :: Big Sunflowers
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 (see page 4 for details). 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