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Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival

Kick-off the harvest in the Valley at the Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival! 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!

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The day’s events begin early with entrants registering for the official Weigh-Off. Last year’s pumpkin weighed in at over 1300 pounds! Compete for a cash prize for the biggest pumpkin and the Howard Dill Award for prettiest pumpkin!

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
  • A-maze-ing Hay Maze with Camp Korey
  • The Scone Lady
  • Random Acts of Food
  • Yukon Jitter Coffee Truck
  • Northwest Kettle Corn
  • Absolutely Nuts!
  • Beer Garden by Anacortes Brewery

Benefits and sponsored by the La Conner Library Foundation

Schedule of Events
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Entries for pumpkin weigh-in accepted. Watch the parade of deliveries!

9 a.m. – 4 p.m. New family fun! An a-maze-ing hay maze with Mount Vernon’s Camp Korey

10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chelle Beautiful Face Painting ($5, cash only) and family carnival games!

11 a.m. – noon “Bats Incredible” class in the Schoolhouse with Bat Lady, Kathleen Bander

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Skagit’s own Random Acts of Food, Yukon Jitter Coffee Truck, The Scone Lady, NW Kettle Corn Company, and Absolutely Nuts!

11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Anacortes Brewery Beer Garden hosted by La Conner Library Foundation

Noon – 3 p.m. Lang’s Pony Rides! ($5, cash only)

1 – 4 p.m. Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off

4 p.m. Winner Announced!

For all pumpkin entries, please download a Giant Pumpkin Entry Form at ChristiansonsNursery.com