Festivals

Athens Pumpkin Festival

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Time: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Location: Athens County Fairgrounds

Contact: Tom Weekley

Phone: 740-662-4302

Oct 05 2013

Weekleyville Pumpkin Farms and The Athens County Fairboard bring to you a Pumpkin Festival never before seen in the State of Ohio!  The day begins with Junior Fair Club pumpkin competitions(Pumpkin Relay Race, Pumpkin barrel Races, Pumpkin Short Roll)and many other fun events.  Then fuel up with many choices of pumpkin treats at the concession operated  by The Athens County Fairboard, don't forget to browse in our Huge Flea Market on the Midway!

    Then at 1:00p.m. it's the "Open To The World" Pumpkin Competitions: Pumpkin Races(speed), Long Roll Pumpkin Races(distance) and the famous "Pumpkin Hand Chunkin"(think track event).. all which pay cash to win. These open events are for ages 18yrs. and older, and 17 yrs. and under.  Come out and spend a great fun filled family day!!