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Fort Collins Nursery’s Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off & Fall Jamboree – 2022

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join us for Fort Collins Nursery’s 14th Annual Giant Pumpkin Contest on Saturday, October 8th. We are an officially sanctioned contest site for the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth which brings a whole new level of competition and some truly staggering entries! Growers will compete for cash prizes and awards in multiple prize categories. 

Click here to see photos and winners from last year’s contest.

Competition Categories & Prizes

  • Heaviest Pumpkin 
    • Heaviest Pumpkin 1st  Place: TBD
    • Heaviest Pumpkin 2nd Place: TBD
    • Heaviest Pumpkin 3rd Place: TBD
    • Heaviest Pumpkin 4th Place: TBD
    • Heaviest Pumpkin 5th Place: TBD
  • Heaviest Squash 1st Place: TBD
  • Howard Dill (Prettiest Pumpkin) 1st Place: TBD
  • Kids Division (13 and under) 1st, 2nd, 3rd place: Ribbon & Prize

Kids Division entries will be weighed and prizes distributed before weighing the adult division entries.

Rules and Regulations

Registration/ Check-in

Contestants may register and check in between 10-11am. Weighing will begin at approximately 11:30. Contestants are encouraged to check in early so we can begin weighing in a timely fashion. Registration forms are available at Fort Collins Nursery the day of the event.
Kids Division entries will be registered in the back canopy.

Jamboree Features

  • Food from Schmickels Hot Dog Cart
  • Pumpkin bowling
  • More features will be added closer to the event









Originally published on April 13th, 2022. Updated on July 25th, 2022.


October 8
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Fort Collins Nursery
2121 E. Mulberry St.
Fort Collins, 80524
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