- World Championship Punkin' Chunkin'
To see who can design a machine that will throw their pumpkin the farthest.
- Pumpkin Nook
Find growing instructions for pumpkins giant and small, pumpkin recipes for Halloween and Thanksgiving, squash history and facts, fun and games for kids, and more.
- Circleville Pumpkin Show
Third Wednesday through Saturday in October every year.
- Pumpkin Patch, The
Information about many varieties of pumpkins, pumpkin recipes, and unusual pumpkin facts. Includes a story and photos from a trip to a pumpkin farm.
Interactive portal to giant pumpkin growers and their community. See pictures of giant pumpkins, read about world records and weigh-offs, or find out how to grow the giant squash yourself.
- Keene Pumpkin Festival
Annual October community celebration featuring thousands of hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns. Offers activities for all ages.
A giant event. Official Weigh-Off location for the World Pumpkin Confederation.
- Waterford Pumpkinfest
Annual pumpkin festival in Waterford, Ontario with fireworks, parades, live music, and other activities. The Waterford PumpkinFest runs for four days to celebrate, promote, and enhance community spirit and pride in the local area with a fun, family-oriented harvest festival.
- Morton Pumpkin Festival
Annual September event with pumpkin decorating, downtown window displays, and live entertainment.
- Pumpkin Patch, The
Everything you ever wanted to know about Atlantic Giant Pumpkins, including how to grow them, how big they can really get, carving tips, recipes, and links to growers' groups and contests.
- Watch Your Garden Grow: Summer Squash
Varietal, planting, harvesting, preparation, and nutrition information for the tender, warm-season vegetable that can be grown throughout the United States anytime during the warm, frost-free season.
- Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival
Annual event in October featuring giant pumpkins, master pumpkin carvers, family contests and events, harvest crafts, and live music.
- Pennsylvania Giant Pumpkin Grower's Assocation
Organization of giant pumpkin growers and hobbyists in Pennsylvania. See weigh-off results and records, pictures of giant pumpkins, and garden logs.
- Growing Giant Pumpkins in the Home Garden
Fact sheet about growing giant pumpkins in your home or background garden. Find out about fertilizer, irrigation, shade, and other growing issues. From Ohio State University Extension.
- Watch Your Garden Grow: Winter Squash
Planting, harvesting, selection, preparation, and nutrition information for vegetable that differs from summer squash in that it is harvested and eaten in the mature fruit stage, when the seeds within have matured fully and the skin has hardened into a tough rind.
- New Hampshire Giant Pumpkin Growers Association
Online forum for New Hampshire gardeners growing giant pumpkins. Trade tips, advice, and pictures of weigh-offs and giant pumpkin competitions.
- Pumpkins & More
Pumpkin history, facts, recipes, and tips for growing from the University of Illinois. Also learn about different pumpkin varieties, their nutritional value, and major North American festivals dedicated to them.
- Auburn Community Festival
October event featuring a scarecrow decorating contest, giant pumpkin weigh in, costume parade, and fair.
- Pumpkin Nook: Pumpkin Festivals
Listing of pumpkin festivals and weighoffs thorughout the United States.
- Pumpkin Master
Garden diary of a giant pumpkin grower in Ohio. See photos of each pumpkin's progress, weigh-off results, and tips for aspiring big vegetable gardeners, as well as a brief history of the jack-o'-lantern and Halloween.