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Saratoga Spa State Park

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65 South Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 United States

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Think you’ve grown a winner?

Enter the Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest and see how you weigh against your competition.

Event Details | GPC Rules | GPC Sanctioned Event: Preregistration recommended. Check-in and late registration from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. at the Lawn, next to the Saratoga Auto Museum. Weighing begins at 10:00 a.m. Event runs from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Awards will be announced at 5 p.m. Entry fee is $15 per item. Maximum entry fee is $30. Only one monetary prize will be awarded per category, per entrant. For more information, visit www.SaratogaGiantPumpkinfest.com or call Keith at 518-584-3255 or email him at kvanveghten@saratoga.org.

Accommodations: Accommodations can be made at Adirondack Inn at 230 West Ave. Saratoga Springs, NY at 518-584-3510. Ask for Tom and mention Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest for a 10% discounted rate (regular price $99). Book by September 19th for the rate.



CATEGORY 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
Heaviest Pumpkin $2,000 $1,000 $750 $500 $250 $100 $100 $100 $100 $100
Heaviest Squash $500
Prettiest Pumpkin-Howard Dill Award* $500 $250 $100 *(500 lbs. and up) minimum weight encourages prize going to

mature pumpkin with great genetics.

Heaviest Capitol District Pumpkin $300 $200 $100 (From the following counties: Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene,

Montgomery, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren, and


Heaviest Saratoga County Pumpkin $300 $200 $100
Heaviest Pumpkin Capitol District Youth (16 and younger) $100 $75 $50
Heaviest Bushel Gourd $100
Longest Gourd Straight Line, tip to tip $100
Heaviest Field Pumpkin $100
Heaviest Tomato $100
Heaviest Watermelon $100







September 2020

The Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest

September 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm MDT
Saratoga Spa State Park, 65 South Broadway
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 United States
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More Details to come. Similar prize structure as 2019 w/ small revisions

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