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Windsor Pumpkin Festival

Date: Sunday October 21, 2012
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Cost: FREE
Description:The Windsor Pumpkin Festival takes place every year on the Windsor Town Green. This is very much a family oriented affair as there are many things for young children to do. The day starts off with a pancake breakfast for a small fee and goes into full force with face painting, pumpkin painting, a scarecrow contest and my favorite of all, the Pumpkin Car Races! Yes, contestants enter pumpkins with wheels and race them down a track! Check out the video to see what I mean.

The festival takes place on the Windsor Town Green, which is surrounded by little shops and restaurants. It’s really easy to pick up a picnic lunch, lay out a blanket, and sit back and enjoy the festivities. The Windsor Pumpkin Festival is good old fashioned family fun. A great way to spend a day and enjoy the fall weather.

Notables:Windsor Pumpkin Festival Activities

Paint A Pumpkin

Scarecrow Contest

Giant Pumpkin Contest

Parade of the Pumpkin Desserts
Local Chefs and the Windsor High School Culinary Arts
Showcase their Exquisite Pumpkin Desserts
(Desserts served at noon at the Farmers Market)
Parade starts at KC’s Downtown Grill at 11:30

Kids! Join the Parade in Your Costumes

Paint and take home a pumpkin.

Face Painting
Courtesy of the Windsor Boys and Girls Club 10-1:00 p.m.

Enter your Pumpkin in the Pumpkin Contest
Biggest Pumpkin wins $100
Register Pumpkins from 9:30-11:00
Ribbons and Prizes

Enter your scarecrow in our scarecrow contest
Register Scarecrows from 9:30-11:00
Best of Show wins $100
Ribbons and Prize

Ooops the Clown

Pumpkin Car Races

Registration: 10:00am-11:45 am
Registration will be located next to race track
Race Time: Eliminations start at 12:00 sharp

Specifications of the Race Car

Body of race car must be pumpkin or winter squash
Axless must travel through the body of the Pumpkin– NO ROLLER SKATES!
Wheels can be any type – wooden, Metal, Vegetable, or Plastic
Maximum width of car is 11 inches to fit the 4-lane track
All ages are welcomed!
Prizes for:
o 6 years and under
o 7-10 yrs
o 11-17
o and 18+
o Best of Show: Decorated Pumpkin Race Car Contest
(does not need to be raceable)
Prizes and Ribbons awarded.

Arts & Crafts
Kiwanis Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast 8:30—1:00 $6.00
Kids Free

Address: Town Green
City: Windsor
State: California
Zip: 95492
Phone number: (707) 838-1320