Activities & Contests

Plenty to See:
  • Agricultural/Horticultural Displays
  • Antique/Classic Car Show on Sunday
  • Belmont County Victorian Museum
  • Farm Machinery Display (New and Old)
  • Giant Pumpkin Parade - Saturday at 2pm (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:
Thursday, Sept. 22:
  • Pie Baking - 4pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Pie Eating - 5pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Talent Show - 5:30pm - Central Stage (Contest Rules)
  • Pumpkin Baby - 6:30pm - First Christian Church NLC
  • Little Miss & Mister - 7pm - First Christian Church NLC
Friday, Sept. 23:
  • Fudge Contest - 6pm - Information Booth
  • Pumpkin Mascot - 7pm - King Pumpkin Area
Saturday, Sept. 24:
  • 5K Run/Walk - 8:30am - Watt Center
  • Pet Show - 10:30am - Central Stage
  • Tall Tales - 5pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Beard & Moustache - 5:30pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Hog Calling - 6pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Tobacco Spitting - 6:30pm - Pumpkin Stage
Sunday, Sept. 25:
  • Car Show - 9am - High School on Shamrock Drive
  • Pumpkin Roll - 1pm-WesBanco Prkng Lot, E.MainSt.
  • Fiddle, Banjo & Mandolin - 2pm - Central Stage











Plenty to Hear:

Wednesday, Sept. 21:
  • Smokescreen - 9pm-12am - Blue Moon Tavern
Thursday, Sept. 22:
  • The Cabin Boys+ - 4-5:30pm - Central Stage
  • Talent Show - 5:30-8:30pm - Central Stage
  • Rimfire - 6-7:30pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Almost Famous - 8-10:30pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • DJ-Michael St. James - 8pm-12am - Blue Moon Tavern
Friday, Sept. 23:
  • Ron Retzer - 5-7pm - Central Stage
  • Melinda Mayhugh Anderson - 6:30-8pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Lock 17 - 7:30-9pm - Central Stage
  • Adam Calvert - 8:30-11pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Billy Brown - 9-11pm - Central Stage
  • Extremely Loaded - 9pm-12am - Blue Moon Tavern
Saturday, Sept. 24:
  • TBA - 5:30-6:30pm - Central Stage
  • Hoard & Jones - 6:30-8:30pm - Central Stage
  • The Shuman's - 8:30-11pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Fuse - 9-11pm - Central Stage
  • Ruff Creek - 9pm - Elks Lodge
  • Billy Brown Band - 9pm-12am - Blue Moon Tavern
Sunday, Sept. 25:
  • Bill Hinson- 12:00-1:30pm - Pumpkin Stage
  • Cabin Boys+- 1:00-2:00pm - Central Stage
  • Fiddle, Banjo & Mandolin Contest - 2-5pm - Central Stage
  • Square Dance w/Deep Down Country- 2:00-5:00pm - Pumpkin Stage



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