Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off in Ballard Park

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Name: Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off in Ballard Park
Date: September 23, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM EDT
Event Description:

10:00 AM ~ 3:00 PM

Growers from New England, New York, & Pennsylvania will
compete for cash prizes for the heaviest pumpkin - top prize is $2500!  Pumpkin Weigh Off begins at Noon with Award Ceremony afterward.
Special Thank You to our Scale Sponsor:


Plus many great activities:

~ Play Giant Lawn Games in our Family Fun Zone with the purchase of a wristband

~ Kids Crafts & Activities
~ Meet & Learn About Farm Animals from Henny Penny Farm & Guardians Farm
~ Meet the Pumpkin Growers & Learn about Growing
~ Exhibitors, Shopping, Farm Stands, Baked Goods

~ Pumpkin Decorating Contest (see details below)

~ 10 - 11:30 AM Rock music from the 70's, 80's, and 90's by School of Rock

~ 12:30 - 3 PM Modern Country Music by the Justin Chandler Acoustic Trio

The Justin Chandler Band is a 5-piece modern country band playing all your favorite country music from artists like Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan, Zac Brown Band, Luke Combs, Garth Brooks, Brooks and Dunn and many many more.  Comprised of all professional musicians The Justin Chandler Band puts forth a tight, clean, authentic sound. From small clubs to large stages, the Justin Chandler Band will have you stomping your boots.

Also, students from the Ridgefield Suzuki School will play in the park from 11:45 am to 12:15 pm!

Thank you to our Music Sponsor:

Keep checking back here to see what else has been added to the Weigh Off!!

Community Pumpkin Decorating Contest Details:
Bring a decorated pumpkin to the Weigh Off between 10 am and 11 am to enter a contest! Judging is from 11a - 1:45p by event attendees. Winners will be announced to the crowd toward the end of the Weigh Off and received a Chamber of Commerce Gift of Choice Gift Certificate! Pick up your pumpkin after the announcement of winners!  Print Contest Entry Form
Event Sponsors:

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Food Truck:

Farm Stands:

Giant Lawn Game Sponsor

Pallett Sponsor

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Presenting Sponsor:

Title Sponsor:

Ballard Park, Main Street, Ridgefield, CT
Date/Time Information:
Sunday, September 23, 2018
10:00 AM ~ 3:00 PM
(Rain or Shine)
Contact Information:
Free to the public to attend

Exhibitor Registration is now closed. Please call 203-438-5992 to inquire if exhibit space remains.
Click here for pricing on sponsorships and exhibit space or call the Chamber at (203) 438-5992 to inquire.

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