Annual River Prairie Ginormous Pumpkin Festival slated for September 24th
ALTOONA, Wis. (WEAU) - The Annual River Prairie Ginormous Pumpkin Festival is set to kick off Saturday, September 24th in Altoona.
Weigh-off’s for giant pumpkins, vegetables, and fruits will take place throughout the festival between 7 am and 2 pm.
The Great Pumpkin 5k run/walk for those 9 and older begins at 9 am with registration and packet pick-up at 8:30 am. The Lil Pumpkin 1/4 mile run for kids ages 5-8 begins at 10:15 am and the Tiny Tot 75 Yard Pumpkin Trot starts at 10:30 am for kiddos ages 1-4.
There will also be a pumpkin dessert contest, a rubber ducky race, and pumpkin decorating for children.
To wrap up of day filled with thousand-pound pumpkins, there will be a candy-filled Ginormous Pumpkin Drop at 3 pm near the River Prairie Pavilion.
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