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The Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest 2018

  • giant pumpkins showcased near a pavilion
  • giant pumpkins
  • a giant orange pumpkin on display
  • a giant pumpkin being weighed in a field
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Cost: Event is open to the public; there is a pumpkin entry fee

The Saratoga Chamber Of Commerce, Saratoga Spa State Park, and the Spa City Farmers Market are proud to host New York's Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off this September! Giant pumpkin growers from the Northeast compete to find the biggest pumpkin of the year! This year prizes will total $8,500!!

Join our growing partnership for this free, family fun event and support local agriculture. Saratoga Pumpkinfest provides an opportunity for local growers from across Saratoga County, the capitol district and beyond to compete to determine who grew the largest pumpkin, squash, watermelon and more. The fest is an officially sanctioned weigh-off event, overseen by Great Pumpkin Commonwealth (GPC), officiates of weigh-offs for growing competitions throughout the world. This gives our regional competitors the chance to win additional prizes while competing for a world record.

This year’s event will be held Sunday, Sept 30th on the front lawn area of the Lincoln Baths in Saratoga Spa State Park, rain or shine. It is adjacent to the Spa City Farmers' Market on Rt 9N where 30,000 cars pass by daily. There will be unlimited parking next to the event which can hold our expectation of 10,000 people attending.

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