Contests

  1. Youth Art Contest

    Youth Art Contest

    Artists between the ages of 3-17 are invited to enter the Giant Pumpkin Festival’s Youth Art Contest.

  2. Pumpkin Derby

    Pumpkin Derby

    Gather your family, friends and pumpkins because you won't want to miss this spectacle! Handcrafted pumpkin racecars will race down a track, promising fun, excitement and laughter for all ages.

  3. Pumpkin Regatta

    Pumpkin Regatta

    Be thrilled by daring feats of strength and courage as seafarers race their giant pumpkin boats across the lake in the Pumpkin Regatta.

  4. Pumpkin Recipe Contest

    Pumpkin Recipe Contest

    Fanatical for pumpkin fare? Enter our pumpkin recipe contest in either the Sweet or Savory category.

  5. Scarecrow Contest

    Scarecrow Contest

    Step right up and win a prize! Create a scarecrow display showcasing your favorite spectacle or character from the 3-ring circus. Prize money will be awarded in four categories.