Watch the weigh-ins on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m.
New Event This Year
Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off
Event Sponsor: Arizona Giant Pumpkin Growers Association
The Arizona Giant Pumpkin Growers Association (AZGPG) is partnering with the Town of Carefree and Villafane Studios to hold a giant pumpkin weigh-off as part of the Town’s fifth annual Enchanted Pumpkin Garden. The weigh-off is open to ALL giant pumpkin growers and is an official Great Pumpkin Commonwealth (GPC) site. Growers will compete for more than $5,000 in prizes. Cash prizes will be offered in all GPC-recognized categories.
Master sculptor Ray Villafane and his Villafane Studios team will later carve the entries for display throughout the Enchanted Pumpkin Garden event. Additionally, the AZGPG will be responsible for collecting the seeds from all entries and returning them to the respective growers.
Join us for this fun new event, being held just outside of Historic Spanish Village on Ho Hum Road on the Community Stage. Admission is FREE* for this event!
*There is no cost to attend the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off. Entry to the Gardens and Haunted Happenings attractions will require an event wristband at an additional charge.