Major League Eating Competition

Behold! The Unbelievable Tale of the Pumpkin Pie Champion!


Major League Eating is returning to the Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival for the World Pumpkin Pie-Eating Championship. This year marks the fourth anniversary of this eternal battle between man and woman and pumpkin pie. Witness the bravest of heart and soundest of stomach battle it out on Sunday, October 8 on the Festival Main Stage.


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Past Winners:


  • 2014: Matthew Stonie - 20 pounds 13 ounces in eight minutes (World Record)
  • 2015: Joey Chestnut - 18 pounds 4 ounces in eight minutes
  • 2016: Joey Chestnut - 19 pounds 6 ounces in eight minutes