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Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival

September 23, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Annual Yadkin Valley Pumpkin Festival is held in Historic Downtown Elkin on the 4th Saturday in September from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm.

The annual Great Pumpkin Weigh-Off starts at 9 am and ends around 1 pm (Fruit can be registered from 7am-9am) located at 257 Standard St.  There will be pumpkins & watermelons from growers located all over the East Coast. Some will weigh in at an excess of 1,000 lbs with hopes of placing in the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth top ten.

New Kid Zone is located at 257 Standard St where you will find bounce houses, a petting zoo, and pony rides….

The Main Street of Elkin will be filled with live music, and vendors of every description featuring everything from antiques, jump houses, and funnel cakes to functional pottery, pumpkin painting, wood furnishings, wine racks, BBQ, baked goods, sand art, pumpkin butter, polish sausages, handcrafted gifts and so much more.

It’s a great time to be had by all. We look forward to seeing you there.

For more information about the festival or being a vendor please contact Yadkin Valley Chamber of Commerce at 336-526-1111.

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Main Street of Elkin
Elkin, NC 28621 United States + Google Map

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