The Great Pumpkin Chuckin Festival celebrates all things pumpkin!! Pumpkin bake-off, pumpkin decorating, pie contest and a chili cook-off. Kids activities include hay rides, costume contest and games. Arts, crafts, local businesses, great food and seasonal beers available. Saturday night dance with an adult costume contest.
Don't miss the exciting Pumpkin Chuckin competition. A captain and three other team members will build a machine to launch an 8 – 10 pound pumpkin. There will be three Chucker Divisions – one for each type of machine: Trebuchet, Catapult, and Slingshot.
The Kansas City Barbeque Society-sanctioned Great Midwest BBQ cookoff is back again. Teams from throughout the region will compete in ribs, pork, chicken and beef brisket. The winners will be announced at 4 p.m. Saturday. Some of the teams will be selling their BBQ cooking on Sunday.
Festival hours are: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday. Free admission both days - courtesy of the Greater Union Grove Area Chamber of Commerce, Racine County Agricultural Society, Culvers and Real Racine.
- October 22, 2016 - October 23, 2016
- Recurring daily
- Location: 19805 Durand Ave., Racine County Fairgrounds, WI
- Phone: 262-878-4606
- Time: 10:00 AM to 10:00 PM
- Price: free