Entertainment

Entertainment for the Entire Family


The 2018 Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival has entertainment to please the entire family. Don't miss out on these special attractions.

Giant Pumpkin Carving


NEW this year, you can watch three world-renowned pumpkin carvers sculpt a GIANT pumpkin jack-o’-lantern in an attempt for a Guinness World Record!

  

Music and Band Performances


Performances will be held throughout the weekend on three stages around the festival. Entertainment schedule will be posted soon! 

Giant Pumpkin Regatta


For the 12th year at the Festival, canoes will be carved out of giant pumpkins and raced across the lake in the Giant Pumpkin Regatta. Cheer on the brave paddlers starting at noon on Sunday. 

Giant Pumpkin Drop


Don't miss this big splash! After the Regatta, watch the pumpkin boats fall from great heights into the water in the Giant Pumpkin Drop. Located near Strauss Island.