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2019 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off

The Bay Area hosts the world champion Pumpkin weigh-off on Monday
By - posted 10/13/2019 No Comment

Want to see a pumpkin that weighs almost as much as a Smart Car?

World Pumpkin Capital Half Moon Bay will present its 46th Annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off.

The Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off is offering a special $30,000 mega-prize for the world record-breaking pumpkin at the prestigious Half Moon Bay event.

The current world record pumpkin is 2,624 pounds set on October 9, 2016 by Mathias Willemijns of Belgium at the Giant Pumpkin European Championship in Ludwigsburg, Germany.

2019 World Champion Pumpkin Weigh Off
Monday, October 14, 2019 | 7 am to 11 am
IDES Grounds, 735 Main St., Half Moon Bay

The Goliath Grand Champion Mega-Gourd (along with the top four overall) will be on display at the Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival, Saturday and Sunday, October 19-20, 2019 from 9 am to 5 pm on historic Main Street. Festival goers can get their photo taken alongside the grand champion gourd.