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Girard Pumpkin Festival
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Date/Time
Saturday, October 12th 2013
All Day

Annual Pumpkin Festival at “Pumpkin Park” South East of town off of Farmersville Road-Girard, IL 62640

Admission: $ 5 per car load- NO Buses

Admission: $ 5 per car load- NO Buses

Walk-in guest- cash donation of your choice

Pumpkin Chunkin 1pm-4pm (Bring a lawn Chair) Air powered, human powered, and mechanical powered pumpkin launching. Pre-registration required/$20 entry fee for machines and up to 5 Pit crew, additional crew can purchase a $5 pit pass at the pit area . Contact Randy 217-891-5131

Tractor, Car, Truck & Bike Show 9am-12pm

Town Square- Contact Mindy 217-502-9204 for more information. Trophies awarded for 1st place entries in all four divisions. Show is a fundraiser for the Girard City Park Stage/$5 to enter your vehicle.

Human Pumpkin Toss 1pm-3pm During Chunkin Intermissions- See how far you can physically chunk a pumpkin/$5 entry fee.

Chamber Food Tents 10am -3pm Route 4 & Center Street and at the Event

Food & Craft Vendors 10am -4pm Call Deb at 217-627-3441 to register as a vendor/ $10

www.GIRARDILCHAMBER.ORG

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