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2019 Winners

  • Pumpkin
  • Jane & Phil Hunt
    1771.5 lbs.
  • Squash
  • Todd Kline
    1154.5 lbs.
  • Watermelon
  • John Butler
    124.5 lbs.
  • Field Pumpkin
  • Douglas Court
    122.5 lbs.
  • Long Gourd
  • John Butler
    127.75 in.
  • Cabbage
  • Ryan Hicks
    46.0 lbs.
  • Tomato
  • Fred Hain
    5.26 lbs.
  • Sunflower
  • John Butler
    320.5 in.
  • Cornstalk
  • Art Johnston
    239.5 in.
  • Sunflower Face
  • Karen Layton
    20.0 in.
  • Bushel Gourd
  • Jeff Warner
    234.5 lbs.
  • Special: Marrow
  • Chris Lyons
    97.0 lbs.

WELCOME to Port Elgin Pumpkinfest! One of Ontario's most unique events.  Always the weekend before Canadian Thanksgiving!

Featuring two GIANT Vegetable Weigh Offs, one of Ontario's LARGEST two day outdoor Car Shows, over 100 craft, marketplace & food vendors for all your shopping needs and tons of FAMILY FUN Attractions, Port Elgin Pumpkinfest is THE place to be!

It takes the entire COMMUNITY to run a festival of this size and Port Elgin Pumpkinfest is proud to partner with our Sponsors, local Non-Profit Groups, Volunteers, The Municipality of Saugeen Shores, and the Business Community.  It is because of all their hard work that this one-of-a-kind weekend event continues to be the most successful Harvest Festival of it's kind. 

You don't want to miss this Award Winning, Record Breaking, One of a Kind, Top 100 Ontario Festival!

2019 attraction and event updates are being posted as they are confirmed, so continue to visit the site for news.  We've already booked the Practically Hip for a return visit in 2019!  See you there!

GET YOUR FAMILY PASSES AND SAVE!

Come see the pumpkins!

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ADMISSIONS: WEEKEND WRISTBANDS

 Wristbands and Family Passes will be available in June of 2019.  If you wish to have wristbands mailed to you please call 519-389-3714 to place your order.

* If you are unable to pre-purchase wristbands, admission is available at the festival gates!!

ADULT: $7.00

SENIOR (aged 65 +): $5.00

CHILD (aged 6-12): $5.00
Children 5 & under are FREE!

EARLY BIRD FAMILY PASS: $20, includes 2 Adult & 2 Child Wristbands (Available until September 21st, 2018)

PUB-KIN CRAWL 

Join in the fun Friday night for our traditional Pubkin-Crawl!  Local establishments will show their "Pumpkin Pride" with specials, drinks and food items geared to the pumpkin lover!  Watch for menu uploads!

HOURS OF OPERATION

SATURDAY OCTOBER 5 & SUNDAY OCTOBER 6

PUMPKINFEST VILLAGE

Saturday 9am-6pm 

Sunday 10am-4pm

When planning your visit, keep in mind that our giants come from near and far and many pumpkins begin to make their way home around 3pm on Saturday and 2pm on Sunday, be sure to arrive early enough to catch them before they leave.  

CINDERELLA'S CARRIAGE  CAR SHOW

Saturday 8am-4pm

Sunday 8am-4pm