Circleville Pumpkin Show offers biggest pumpkins in all of Ohio

These pumpkins will have you saying, “Good gourd.”

CBUStoday Circleville Pumpkin Show

In 2021, the three biggest pumpkins all weighed in at 1,000+ lbs. | Photo via Circleville Pumpkin Show Official Website

We can’t talk about pumpkins in central Ohio without talking about the pump-kings + queens south of the city in Circleville.

The Circleville Pumpkin Show, which takes place Wed., Oct. 19-Sat., Oct. 22, is where the true pumpkin aficionados come to flex. Everything from pumpkin-themed pageants to pumpkin parades are on display, making this is the quintessential central Ohio fall event.

But the true star of the five-day festival is the giant pumpkin contest. This is where farmers grow their gourd to the extreme with past entries weighing in at 1,800+ lbs. Check out this gallery to get a glimpse.

Have we convinced you to visit? Of course we did + here’s a schedule of events so you don’t miss a thing.

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