The Great Pumpkin Festival
CLOSED IN 2020 DUE TO COVID.
Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest returns to the Racine County Fairgrounds. The annual Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest will be held at the Racine County Fairgrounds, 19805 Durand Ave. Get Ready for the Best Festival this Fall—the Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest!
Don’t miss out on this smashing fun time! Returning this year is The Best of the Midwest BBQ Cook Off. Over 40 teams will compete for $6,800 in prize money and the title of “The Best of the Midwest”. There will be Costume contests for Kids and Adults. Prizes will be awarded!
This 2-day event will feature Pumpkin Chuckin Competitions, where teams will catapult pumpkins as far as the eye can see! Raymond Middle School holds the record for the Junior Division with 229 ft., Waterford High School holds the record for the Intermediate Division with 317 ft., and Trinity Lutheran holds the record for the Advanced Division with 476 ft.
More Exciting Events Taking Place at the Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest
Live Music featuring country artist Tim Castle, Multiple Stage Performances by the Racine Zoo, Food, Vendors, Seasonal Beers, Free Kids Games and Activities, Carnival and Hay Rides, The People’s Choice Chili Cook Off, Pumpkin Baking Contests, and so much more! Fun for all ages!