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Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off & Regatta

The Giant Pumpkins are coming...
October 18 - 19!

Tons of pumpkins (literally) and loads of fun! Join us as pumpkin growers vie for the state championship and watch the pumpkins turn into boats. Food, fun, art, and more --- it's the Giant Pumpkin Weigh-off and Regatta Weekend!

Thanks to our major sponsors:

Thank You NHGPGA Thank You Unique Ford
Thank You TD Bank Thank You Sully's
Preliminary - Subject to change - Last updated 10/10/2014
Printable schedule here.

Saturday October 18, 2014

7:00 am
Goffstown Parks and Recreation’s Great Pumpkin Hunt - Search for specially marked pumpkins throughout the town, then bring them to the Parks and Rec booth starting at 9 am. Around Town
8:00 am
Hot air balloon arrives Kendall Hadley Row
8:00 am - Noon
Open House Glen Lake Animal Hospital
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale Library Lawn
9:00 am
Booths Open  
9:00 am
Giant Pumpkins begin to arrive Common
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art Show-Off Town Hall
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Rummage Sale St. Matthew's Church lawn
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Martial Arts Demo
Masters Self Defense and Mullaney Center
Common
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Play Plinko TD Bank
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Lion's Club Bouncy House Popcorn Stand
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Hot air balloon tethered rides Kendall Hadley Row
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Open House Webster Lodge
42 Mountain Road
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Open House Masonic Lodge
15 Mountain Road
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open House Deb Chabot State Farm
35 Main Street
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Open House Home Designers, Builders, & Remodelers
9:30 am
Family Story Time & Crafts Library
10:00 am
Red Cross blood drive location TBD
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Pumpkin Decorating with Goffstown Mother's Club Goffstown Ace Hardware
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Live Music: Zanois, Arnold and Co., Madeline Keith, Wiseguy, Rik-Sha Blues Band, The Hallorans, Garrett Partridge, Twilight Gypsy Goffstown Ace Hardware
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Duct Tape Pumpkins Gordon Burns Insurance Agency
10:30 am
Doggie Costume Contest Glen Lake Animal Hospital
11:00 am
NHGPGA Pumpkin Weigh-Off begins Common
11:00 am
Main Street Chicken BBQ opens, sponsored by Lamson Apartments Mill Street
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Pumpkin Cook-Off entry dropoff Main Street office
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Toad Hill Farm Pony Rides Post Office field
Noon
Crowning of Pumpkin Prince and Princess Common
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Pumpkin Slingshot Mill Street
1:00 pm
Goffstown's Great Talent Competition Common
2:00 pm
Taste of the Pumpkin Cook-Off Common
2:30 pm
Giant Pumpkin boat building Mill Street
2:30 pm
Firemen's Mini-Muster Mill Street
3:00 pm
SpiritSong Drummers Common
4:00 pm
Booths Close  

 

Sunday October 19, 2014

Noon
Booths Open  
Noon
Giant Pumpkin Drop Kendall Hadley Row
Noon -
3:00 pm
Music by DJ Etc. Rotary Park
Noon -
3:00 pm
Art Show-Off & Craft Challenge Town Hall
Noon -
3:00 pm
Pumpkin Games Common
Noon -
4:00 pm
Open House Home Designers, Builders, & Remodelers
Noon -
4:00 pm
Open House Deb Chabot State Farm
35 Main Street
12:15 pm
Pumpkin Slingshot finals Mill Street
1:00 pm
Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest Mill Street
1:30 pm
Pumpkin Toss Mill Street
2:00 pm
Mini-Pumpkin Race Piscataquog River
2:15 pm
Kids' Little Red Wagon Race Mill Street
2:45 pm
Arrival of Pumpkin Prince and Princess Mill Street
3:00 pm
Giant Pumpkin Regatta Piscataquog River
4:00 pm
Booths Close  

Parking is available in the municipal lots (Town Hall, SAU on School Street, Monument Street parking lot adjacent to the Common, and Maple Avenue Elementary School.

 
 

(603) 497-9933

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