Contests

Photo Contest

$500 in cash prizes!  Submit a photos taken at The Great Pumpkin Farm from 1996 to present and your photo could be a big winner!

Funny Face Drawing Contest

Children can draw their favorite funny pumpkin face to win tickets for our next year’s festival!

Children's Pie Eating Contest

Children’s Pie Eating – Giggles are aplenty as children (under 12) compete to see who can eat a slice of pie the fastest – with no hands of course!  Prizes awarded to all winners!

Adult Pie Eating Contest

Adult Pie Eating – witness a hearty feast as adults race with pie in their face to see who will eat the most pies – with no hands – in 5 minutes.  Prizes awarded to all winners!

Pumpkin Decorating Contests

A family – team event, decorating pumpkins natural-style with gourds, corn kernels and husks.  Prizes awarded to all winners!  1 pumpkin per family

Scarecrow Making Contests

Create an award winning, crow frightening scarecrow!  All supplies are provided and a prize is awarded for the most creative scarecrow!

Mummy Wrapping Contests

Rolls of toilet paper and tape have never been so much fun!  There’ll be a whole lot of wrapping goin’ on as families create a team mummy.  Prizes go the winning teams!

Oinktoberfest BBQ Cookoff

Watch professionals and backyard BBQ’ers as they compete for big prizes and awards.  Eat great BBQ and enjoy our Beer & Wine garden.  Bands playing Friday Night and Saturday & Sunday from 11am to 6pm.

World Pumpkin Weigh Off

The eyes of the world will be on Clarence Sunday, October 1st as growers worldwide await news on the Great Pumpkin Farms 20th World Pumpkin Weigh-Off.

Pumpkin Drop

Watch a 1000lb pumpkin drop from 100 feet in the air and smash on the ground!

Pumpkin Olympics

Everyone can join in the fun as a team or individual when you play these pumpkin related Olympic Games!

World Pumpkin Pie Eating (Professionals)

Watch as professional eaters try to beat last year’s record of eating 42 pieces of pumpkin pie in 10 minutes!  Or get in on the action!

Trebuchet Competition

Watch local high school technology teams compete with their life size catapults for cash prizes and trophies!

Costume Contests

Kids and adults - come in costume on our final weekend and join in on the contest to win Pumpkin Man Bucks!

ZILLIONS OF PUMPKINS

The Great Pumpkin Farm

The Great Pumpkin Farm
11199 Main St.
Clarence, NY 14031

716-759-8483

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