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Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival returns Sept. 30

Sep 1st, 2017 | Category: News

MOUNT VERNON – Christianson’s Nursery is partnering with Pacific Northwest Giant Pumpkin Growers (PNWGPG) to host the 7th Annual Skagit Valley Giant Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, Sept. 30. Entries of giant pumpkins, and giant fruit and vegetables for the weigh off will be accepted from 9 a.m. to noon. The weigh off will start at 1 p.m. followed by winners announced at 3 p.m. The event also includes an amateur pumpkin carving contest, pony rides, face painting, “The Bat Lady” and more! Entry forms are available on their website at, under Events. Last year’s giant pumpkin 1st place winner weighed in at 1,165 pounds, grown by Dick Kilburn of Anacortes.

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