Murray River Giant Pumpkin Competition – Cadell Harvest Festival (Outback Festivals)
Saturday, April 7, 2012
The Murray River Giant Pumplin Competition has now been endorsed an official weigh-in site for the ‘THE GREAT PUMPKIN COMMONWEALTH’
With a grand prize of a return trip to San Francisco and transfers to the Half Moon Bay Pumpkin & Art Event (compliments MGA Insurance Brokers) up for grabs for the winner of the Heaviest Pumpkin; this event has attracted some serious attention from all over Australia.
Other categories include:
- The Ugliest Pumpkin
- Best Looking Pumpkin
- Biggest Squash
- Best Dressed Pumpkin.
The festival also boasts a range of good old fashioned country style entertainment including:
- Cockroach Racing
- Grape Catching
- Orange Throwing
- Carp Tossing
- An Easter egg hunt
The annual Scarecrow competition has become a highlight of the festival with categories such as:
- Best Original Scarecrow
- Best Movie Character Scarecrow
- Most Humorous
- Scariest Scarecrow
All creating an interesting spectacle as you enter town.
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