Giants take over Elk Grove: Elk Grove GIANT Pumpkin Festival! | Events
FREE! Fi! Fo! Fun! Giants are coming to Elk Grove!
Join News10 at the 18th Annual Elk Grove GIANT Pumpkin Festival! A celebration that is straight out of the pages of Mother Goose!
Witness the GIANT pumpkin weigh-off, taste the festival's best pumpkin recipes and take a stroll through rows of scarecrows Saturday and Sunday, October 6 and 7th at Elk Grove Regional Park from 10 am to 5 pm daily.
On Sunday the 7th cheer on News10's Sports Anchor Ryan Yamamoto and News10 Good Morning's Anchor Dan Elliott as they compete in the annual Pumpkin Regatta. Watch at noon as the celebrities match-off paddling their pumpkin vessels across Strauss Lake for a chance to claim victory! Vote for which News10 anchor you think will win the race at http://elkgrove.news10.net/content/cast-your-vote-its-competition-between-two-powerful-news10-forces.
Enjoy the music of Celtic rockers The Young Dubliners on Saturday and "Kinder Pop" sensations, The Hipwaders, on Sunday. Dancers, storytellers, pirates, and fairies will delight and entertain the entire family from two stages.
The Elk Grove GIANT Pumpkin Festival is FREE and parking inside the park is only $5.
A portion of Festival proceeds benefit local youth and service organizations.
Visit the CSD's web site at www.yourcsd.com or the Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival Facebook page for more event information.