Pumpkinfest 2020 - Oct. 3rd

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Important Updates

The Weigh Off portion of the Festival is ON for Saturday October 3, 2020, but will be a live webcast with no public attendance.

Please read our COVID-19 response here. See the latest info on our plans this year here.

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!

COVID 19 UPDATE.  

Although the decision has been made that there will be no street festival this year due to COVID 19, the Pumpkinfest Team is working hard to create a virtual event, with a live webcast of the Weigh-Off on Saturday October 3, along with some other on-line surprises! We'll keep you posted as those surprises are confirmed.  Please continue to visit the website for updates!

Join us on line this year and in 2021 we hope you can join us in person at our two GIANT Vegetable Weigh Offs, Ontario's LARGEST two day outdoor Car Shows, over 100 raft, 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!

2020 attraction and event updates are being posted as they are confirmed, so continue to visit the site for news.  

 

Come see the pumpkins!

Sponsors

ADMISSIONS: TBD

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 : *POSTPONED FOR 2020*

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 - ONLINE ONLY

SATURDAY OCTOBER 3

PUMPKINFEST ON-LINE

Saturday TBD

CINDERELLA'S CARRIAGE  CAR SHOW

Saturday TBD