Harrisburg, SD – It’s that time of year again – the air is crisp, the leaves are falling, and on October 6th, 2018 GIANT vegetables are rolling into the Country Apple Orchard vying for their share of over $2,000 in cash prizes!
Join us as growers from the tri-state area haul in the pride of their garden patches: Atlantic Giant Pumpkins, Monster Squash, Humongous Watermelons and more! This contest is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: anyone who has managed to grow a giant vegetable is welcome to come get weighed in and compete for the prizes. There is an open and youth division.
- 2624.6# Pumpkin
- 2118# Squash
- 149.50 inch Long Gourd
- 8.41# tomato
- 211# field pumpkin
- 350.5# watermelon
The weigh in is located in the midst of the fabulous Fall Festival at the Country Apple Orchard. Come out and pick apples, pumpkins, enjoy inflatables, a petting zoo and pony rides, food and craft vendors and train rides for the kiddos. Take your family fall photos in front of the beautiful displays. A great way to welcome in Autumn! For questions regarding weighing in GIANT VEGETABLES, please call Cass 605.359.5105