Activities & Contests

Plenty to See:
  • Eyes of Freedom Memorial - Barnesville Middle School, 970 Shamrock Drive WED-SAT 12-8pm; SUN 10am-6pm
  • Agricultural/Horticultural Displays
  • Antique/Classic Car Show on Sunday
  • Belmont County Victorian Museum
  • Farm Machinery Display (New and Old)
  • Squashcarver Live Demonstration - King Pumpkin Stand 1pm-? on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022
  • Giant Pumpkin Parade - Saturday at 12:45pm (rain or shine)
  • King Pumpkin Auction - 5pm Saturday
  • Crock Raffle Drawing - 5pm Sunday
  • Retail Window Displays

Plenty to Do:
  • Amusement Rides
  • Book Sale
  • Children's Crafts
  • Tractor Cruise on Saturday morning
  • Contests:
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022:
  • Inside Window Display Judging
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022:
  • Home Decorating Judging - 9am
  • Professional Bldg. & Grounds Judging -10am
  • Agriculture and Horticulture - 9am-7pm - Display areas W Main St
  • Decorated Pumpkins - 12-7pm - Display area W Main
  • Pie Baking Contest - 4pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Pie Eating Contest - 5pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Talent Show - 5:30pm - Central Stage (Contest Rules)
  • Pumpkin Baby Contest - 6:30pm - First Christian Church New Life Center
  • Little Mr. and Miss Contest - 7pm - First Christian Church New Life Center
Friday, Sept. 23, 2022:
  • Fudge Contest - 6pm - Information Booth
  • Pumpkin Mascot - 7pm - King Pumpkin Area
Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022:
  • 5K Run and Fitness Walk - 8:30am - Watt Center (Reg. from 6:45-8:15am)
  • Pet Show - 10:30am - Central Stage ( Reg. at 10am)
  • Kiddie Tractor Pull - 3:30pm - Parking Lot next to Pumpkin Stage
  • Tall Tales Contest - 5pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Beard & Mustache Contest - 5:30pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Hog Calling - 6pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Tobacco Spitting - 6:30pm - Pumpkin Stage
Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022:
  • Car Show - 9am-3pm - High School on Shamrock Drive
  • Pumpkin Roll Contest - 1pm-WesBanco Parking Lot, 230 E. Main St.
  • Fiddle, Banjo & Mandolin Contest- 2pm - Central Stage (Reg. Starts at 1pm)











Plenty to Hear:

Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2022:

  • Deep Down Country - 6-9pm @ Blue Moon Biergarten
  • Placebo Jones - 8-11pm @ Barrel House

Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022:

  • Cabin Boys + -4-5:30pm @ Central Stage
  • Talent Show - 5:30-8pm @ Central Stage
  • Baranich, Gable & Lee - 8:30-11pm @ Central Stage
  • Hinson Gorby - 6-8pm @ Pumpkin Stage
  • Copper Creek - 8:30-11pm @ Pumpkin Stage
  • While Collar Criminals - 9p-12a @ Blue Moon Tavern
  • Shuman Band - 8-11pm @ Barrel House
Friday, Sept. 23, 2022:
  • Blue Diggity - 6-8pm @ Central Stage
  • Sarah Hays Band - 8:30-11pm @ Central Stage
  • Hoard & Jones - 6-8pm @ Pumpkin Stage
  • BILLY BROWN - 8:30-11pm @ Pumpkin Stage
  • Copper Creek - 9p-12a @ Blue Moon Tavern
  • Backbone - 9p-12a @ Barrel House
  • Deep Down Country - 8p-11p @ VFW

Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022:

  • Gypsy Cowboys - 4-6pm @ Central Stage
  • Flushed - 6:30-8:30pm @ Central Stage
  • Valley Sphinx - 9-11pm @ Central Stage
  • Mars alley - 8-11pm @ Pumpkin Stage
  • BILLY BROWN - 9p-12a @ Blue Moon Tavern
  • Pocket Change - 9p-12a @ Barrel House
  • Deep Down Country - 8-11pm @ VFW
Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022:
  • Dustin Kildow - 12-1:30pm @ Pumpkin Stage
  • Pick'n on Country - 2-4pm @ Pumpkin Stage
  • Cabin Boys + & - 1-2pm @ Central Stage
  • Fiddle, Banjo Contest - 2-4pm @ Central Stage
  • Moon Creek - 11:30-1pm @ Barrel House
  • Lisa-Rick-Kevin Schlick - 1:30-4pm @ Barrel House
  • Flushed - 5-7pm @ Barrel House



Plenty to Eat:
  • The Pumpkin Wagon (pumpkin based foods)
  • Assumption Catholic Church (homemade soup, sandwiches, dinners)
  • First Presbyterian Church (homemade soup, sandwiches, etc.)
  • Senior Citizen's Center (amish noodles, mashed potatoes, gravy)
  • Shekinah Christian Church (soup, sandwiches, pumpkin pie)
  • Barnesville Depot (food vendors)
  • The Barnesville Elks Club (dinner Fri/Sat, members only)
  • Assorted Street Vendors
  • A variety of local Pizza Parlors & fast food chains