Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest 2017

  • giant pumpkins showcased near a pavilion
  • a giant orange pumpkin on display
  • a giant pumpkin being weighed in a field
When: Saturday, Sep 23, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Cost: Open to the Public! If you would like to enter your pumpkin in the contest, the entry fee is $15.00.

Visit Sunnyside Gardens in Saratoga Springs on September 23 for their 2017 Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest, presented by the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce.

Giant pumpkin growers from around New York State will meet up to find the biggest pumpkin of the year. This year prizes will total $10,000!

Anyone can enter the weigh-off. It doesn't matter if you're a professional farmer, have a backyard garden, or you're a kid growing your very first pumpkin. All entrants are welcome!

Event Details:

  • Pre-registration recommended. Check-in and late registration from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at Sunnyside Gardens.
  • Weighing begins at 10:00 a.m. Event runs from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Awards will be announced at 5 p.m.
  • Entry fee is $15 per item. Maximum entry fee is $30. Only one monetary prize will be awarded per category, per entrant.

For more information, visit saratogagiantpumpkinfest[dot]com.


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