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Circleville Pumpkin Show

Nothing symbolizes the arrival of autumn more than Giant Pumpkins. If you're looking for pumpkins with a flair of homespun Americana, there's no better place to go than to one of the nation's largest pumpkin festivals - the 107th Circleville Pumpkin show, October 16-19 in Circleville (25 miles south of Columbus in Central Ohio).

The Circleville Pumpkin Show attracts over 400,000 visitors to this small Midwest community of 13,000.  Visitors from all 50 states and many foreign countries come to see giant pumpkins, 7 parades, entertainment, contests and sample pumpkin-flavored delicacies.  Reportedly Ohio's oldest and largest festival, this show has been called "The Greatest Free Show on Earth".

The Circleville Pumpkin Show kicks off with area pumpkin growers vying for the coveted Giant Pumpkin Trophy.  The current Giant Pumpkin record at the Circleville Pumpkin Show holder was grown by Circleville's Robert Liggett.  Pumpkin fans hope this year's winning pumpkin will break a record, yet again.

Bakers at Lindsey's Bakery in Circleville will continue their 59 year tradition of making one of the world's largest pumpkin pies during the Pumpkin Show.

The Circleville Pumpkin Show is filled with family entertainment including live music, seven parades, amusement rides and over 400 food booths, games and craft vendors. 

The Circleville Pumpkin show covers more than nine city blocks in downtown Circleville.  More than 100,000 pounds of pumpkins, squash and gourds are eatured in street displays.  There are also displays of canned goods, baked goods, flower show, fruits and vegetables and an art show.

Circleville welcomes everyone to the "Greatest Free Show on Earth".

Circleville Pumpkin Show
159 E Franklin Street

Circleville, Ohio 43113

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Local Number: (740) 474-7000

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Tuesday: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

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Events Dates:

10/16/2013 - 10/19/2013



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