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Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival – 2019

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!


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