Saturday, September 21, 2019
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off * Pony Rides * Face Painting *
Family Carnival Games * Toad Races * “Bat’s Incredible” Class
* Pumpkin Carving Demonstration
* Pumpkin Doodling with Pauline * The Scone Lady
*Hay Bale Maze partnered with Camp Kory
*Beer Garden with beer by the Rockfish Grill & Anacortes Brewery
Benefits and sponsored by the La Conner Library Foundation
The Giant Pumpkin Commonwealth, a world-wide organization designated to record world records, stated:
“There were 107 sites for weigh-offs around the world in 2017.
Second place most improved site with a 67% from 2016 was Christianson’s Nursery Weigh-off in Mount Vernon, Washington.”
2018’s winner received a purse of $1500 for the largest pumpkin of the weigh-off!
First Place Giant Pumpkin Winner $1500
4th Place $200
5th Place $100
6th Place $50
7th Place $50
8th Place $25
9th Place $25
10th Place $25
Howard Dill Prettiest Pumpkin $100
Sponsored by the Pacific Northwest Giant Pumpkin Growers, with Coastal Farm & Ranch, Skagit Valley Food Co-op. Christianson’s Nursery is an official weigh-off site for the Giant Pumpkin Commonwealth (GPC), an international organization, who are sanctioned to submit giant pumpkin world records!
Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival Mission Statement:
To create an awareness and interest in gardening within our Skagit Valley community in the spirit of fun and healthy competition.
Email it to Stephanie.Christiansons@gmail.com
- 2019 Giant Pumpkin (of all colors) Entry Form & Contest Rules
- Interested in sponsoring this event? 2019 Sponsor Form
- For more information on the Puget Sound Giant Pumpkin Growers, go to http://www.pnwgpg.com/