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Greater Pumpkin Commonwealth (GPC)

Sites and Information

Weighoff Date:  All GPC Sites listed on this page will hold their weighoffs on October 5, 2002.  

Exceptions: None

Location: Site Name: Contacts and Information:
Altoona, Pa. The Great PA Giant Pumpkin Groweres Assn. Weigh-off Sams's Club, Plank Road, Altoona, Pa. This site is home to a previous world record holder at 1131 pounds in 1999.
Amagansett, Ny. Long Island Weigh-off
Anamosa, Ia. Mid-West Pumpkin Growers Association Animosa stakes it's claim as the "Pumpkin Capital of Iowa". For more information, check out their website.
Anamosa Chamber of Commerce
124 E. Main St.
Anamosa, IA 52205
(319) 462-4879
Email: More info
Sauvies Island, Portland, Oregon Pacific Northwest Pumpkin Growers Registration begins at 8:00a.m. Awards ceremony at 2:00p.m. Location: "The Pumpkin Patch" at 16511 NW Gillhan Road, Sauvies Island
Canfield, Oh. Ohio Valley, Giant Pumpkin Growers GPC World Weigh-off at Parks Garden Center sponsored by the Ohio Valley Giant Pumpkin Growers
Elk Grove, Ca. The Great Elk Grove Community Harvest and Pumpkin Festival Elk Grove Regional Park
9950 Elk Grove-Florin Road

WHen: October 4-5, 2003

Top prize $5.00/lb. Also, prizes for squash, watermelon, tomatoes, canteloupe, zuchinni, corn stalks and sunflowers.

Also includes: pancake breakfast, scarecrow contest, hayrides, carnival games, petting zoo, pumpkin patch, craft and food booths, facepainting and agricultural displays.

Note: Admission  free, but $5.00 for parking.

Indianapolis, Indiana IPGA Gatewood Vegetable Farm
9555 East 206th Street, Noblesville, IN.
LaSalle, Mi.

The Great Pumpkin Weigh-off

Starting Time: 9:00 a.m.

Erie Orchards and Cider Mill
1235 Erie Road
LaSalle, Michigan
Contact: Mike Huggins
Phone: (734) 242-2475
Monroe, Mi. Pumpkin Weighoff.
Mooresvile, N.C. Great North Carolina Weigh-off
Morton, Il. The Great Morton Pumpkin Weigh-off
Nekoosa, Wi. Riverside Pumpkin Festival Location: Riverside Park, on Highway 73 on the east side.
The Weigh off begins at 9:00a.m.
Giant tomato and cantelope classes have been added to pumpkin, squash and watermelon competitions..
Niagra, Otario, Ca. Howell's Family Pumpkin Farm in Fonthill Just 10 minutes from Niagra Falls and the U.S. border. For information, contact Drew at apapez@cogeco.ca
Oconomoc, Wi. Great Western Lakes Weigh-off
Oswego, N.Y. Port City Pumpkin Festival Located right in the center of Oswego. I't's a great fall foliage ride to get there. Includes giant pumpkins and other giant fruit and vegetables. Also craft booths.
Ottawa, Canada Ottawa-St Lawerence Pumpkin Growers Association Weigh-off Location: By-Ward Market

See thier website for details and directions.
Republic, Mo. "Pumpkin Daze" Weigh-off For more information on how to enter, your produce, call 417-732-3356
Rockton, Ontario, Canada Rocton Pumpkin Fair
Roland, Mb, Canada Roland Pumpkin Fair Pancake Breakfast at 8:00 till 10:00AM. 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM Craft Sale 10:30 AM - Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off, please have your pumpkins on pallets andyou need to register before 10:30 - please register early to avoid the rush.
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada The Great Sarnia Pumpkin Weigh-off
Sioux Falls, S.D.  Great South Dakota Pumpkin Weigh-off
Smoky Lake, AB, Canada Great White North Pumpkin Fair Two days of events, including a giant pumpkin weighoff
St Johns, Mi. Great Central Lakes Pumpkin Weigh-off
Topsfield, Ma.

New England Pumpkin Grower's Association Weigh-off(NEPGA)

Home to one of, if not the largest pumpkin weigh-off sites in the world. Last year, they had 105 entries.

The Topsfield Fair is a 10 day event, with the pumpkin weigh-off at the beginning.

Topsfield is located 25 miles north of Boston, on Old Route 1.

If you want to see a comprehensive list of entries by site for the past several years, see GPC Pumpkins by Site


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