Contests, BBQ, Games Oh My!

What else can I do at the Great Pumpkin Chuckin Fest in Union Grove, WI?

We’re glad you asked! Beside the Pumpkin Chuckin Competition and the Best of the Midwest BBQ Cook-Off there are a few contests you can enter.

Costume Contest

A Great Pumpkin Fest tradition!!  Kids, come dressed in your Halloween costume and enter our costume contest! All entrants will receive a goodie bag and a ribbon. (while supplies last)  While the judges make their decision, Captain Jack and his crew will lead the kids on a costume parade around the grounds.

Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest

If you love pumpkin pie this is the competition for you! Parents compete with your kids! Great fun for both contestants and spectators. Register on Saturday at the info Barn.

Little Sprouts Kids Zone

Located in the “dairy beef barn”, you’ll find an assortment of FREE games & activities for you to enjoy. Some of the favorites are:

• Pumpkin Bowling • Giant Jenga • Photo Opps • Pedal Cars and much more..


Get some shopping done while your here! Vendors of all sorts are located on the grounds and in the Little Sprouts Kids Zone for your convenience.


It would not be a festival without FOOD! This is your last chance to get some mouth watering fair food. We have everything you’re looking for from Fried Cheese Curds, BBQ, Bundt Cakes, Roasted Nuts, walking Tacos and Fudge!


Thirsty for a nice cold beer to go with your BBQ? No problem we’ve got you covered! Stop in the Main Event Tent and grab a cold one.

Mini Pumpkin Launchers

Pumpkin Chuckin is not just a spectator sport! Try your hand a launching a mini pumpkin with one of our Launchers! Have your own contest to see who can launch the furthest!


Free Hayrides – Live Music – Helicopter rides, just to name a few.

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