Fort Collins Nursery 2021 Giant Pumpkin Weigh
On Saturday, October 9, the 13th Annual Fort Collins Nursery Giant Pumpkin Weigh-In will take place. Dozens of growers from across the region will transport their larger-than-life pumpkins to the Fort Collins Nursery to compete for $ 5,400 in cash prizes. This FREE event with ticket captures the imagination of everyone involved and celebrates the fun and the absurd!
Fort Collins Nursery is an officially sanctioned competition site for the Commonwealth of the Great Pumpkin which brings a whole new level of competition and some truly amazing entries! Jim Grande’s winning entry last year weighed 1,337 pounds. and Wyatt Pierce took first prize in the kids’ division with a 350 lb monster! Overall, the Fort Collins Nursery received 18 entries in five different categories.
The Giant Pumpkin Weigh-in is an event for all ages. Tickets are free with two available time slots: 10:00 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. and 12:35 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Everyone from 3 years old needs a ticket for this event. Members of the public are encouraged to bring lawn chairs for additional seating and well behaved pets on a leash are welcome! Schmickels Hot Dog Cart will grill delicious food from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Further information is available at fortcollinsnursery.com.