Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off in Ballard Park
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2016
10:00 AM ~ 3:00 PM
BALLARD PARK, RIDGEFIELD, CT
Growers from around the region will
compete for cash prizes. Pumpkin Weigh Off at Noon with Award Ceremony Following (pumpkins leave after ceremony).
Come earlier for:
~ Kids Activities
~ Meet the Growers & Learn about Growing
~ Pumpkin Carving Demonstration
~ Dwarf Goat Petting Area
~ Food Trucks, Ice Cream, & Donuts
~ Exhibitors, Shopping, Farm Stands
~ NEW THIS YEAR: bring a decorated pumpkin to enter a contest! Judging is from 11a - 1:45p by event attendees so be sure to drop off your pumpkin in the morning between 10-11a near the Chamber of Commerce tent. Print Contest Entry Form
Have you ever watched the TV show "Halloween Wars"? Meet the winner of Season 1, Shawn Feeney, at the event!
Shawn will be carving one of his fabulous creations on site at the event. AND....you could take his carving home with you! We will be selling raffle tickets at the Weigh Off for the chance to win his carved pumpkin. Raffle tickets will be $5.00 for 1 ticket or $20.00 for 5 tickets. Shawn is a Guinness Book of World Record holder for the largest fruit sculpture and he has carved for The White House, Lucasfilm, Food Network, and more. See Shawn's scupltures.