Girard Pumpkin Festival

Annual Pumpkin Festival

Pumpkin Park - Girard, IL
(South Side of Town across from the elevator on Farmersville Road)

Please join the Fun!

The Girard Pumpkin Festival is an annual event held in October each year.

It includes:

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Punkin’ Chuckin’ Contest Winners

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2011 Punkin Chuckin' Contest Winners

Longest Chunk Air Award
Bruce’s Welding, Girard
With the entry “Can’t Fix Stupid”


Most Accurate Chunk Air Award
Bruce’s Welding, Girard
“Chick’s Chunkin Pumpkins”


Traveled the Farthest to Compete Award
“Q9”, Morton, IL


Just Because All Around Award
Girard Fire & Rescue
“Pumkinator III”


Had The Most Fun Award
Area Diesel, Carlinville
“Heads Up Pumpkin Chuckin”


Longest Chunk Mechanical
Cowden’s Auto Body Inc., Girard
“The Castle Crusher”

Most Accurate Chunk Mechanical
Tabitha Sons, Girard
“The Gladiator”

People’s Choice Award
Ken and Kathy Kelnhofer, Colby and Austin Rheude, and Josh Kiel

“Roman Revenger”

2010 Punkin Chuckin' Contest Winners

Longest Mechanical Distance Castle Crusher-Trebuchet
Cowden’s Auto Body-Girard
Longest Distance- 3,315 Feet
HeadsUP-Air Cannon
Von Leefers & Mike Hammann-Carlinville


Bull’s-eye Award
Runner-Up Distance 3,175 Feet
Q9-Air Cannon
Bill Nordsiec-Hopedale IL


Most Fun Award
3rd Longest Distance 2,632 Feet
Can’t Fix Stupid-Air Cannon
Bruce’ Welding-Girard


Longest Traveler-363 miles
4th Longest Distance 2,577 Feet
Show Me Pumpkin Chuckin-Air Cannon
Darrin Sweigert-Harrisonville Mo


Just Because Award
5th Longest Distance 2,550
Feet Pumpkinator-Air Cannon


Peoples Choice Award
6th Longest Distance 2,515
Feet Chicks Chunkin Pumpkins-Air Cannon
Shannon Barnes & Friends-Girard

2009 Punkin Chuckin' Contest Winners

Longest Throw by Air Cannon
 Q-9 Do the Math of Morton, IL.


Having the Most Fun
Bruce's Welding of Girard.


Most Accurate Award
Girard Firemen's entry of the Pumpkinator.


Longest Throw by Mechanical Award
Acme Catapult of Tremont, IL


Drove Longest Distance to Compete
Mr. Nice Guy from Jackson, MO


 People's Choice Award
Tabitha Sons

2008 Punkin Chuckin' Contest Winners

LONGEST CHUCK
Bruces Welding - 3185 ft.


MOST ACCURATE
Girard Fire and Rescue


LONGEST CHUCK BY MECHANICAL
Illinois State Physics Department - 1048 ft.


TRAVELED THE GREATEST DISTANCE TO COMPETE
Jon DeFriese, Fairbury IL - 135 miles


HAD THE MOST FUN
Cowden's Crushers, Cowden's AutoBody, Inc.



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Pumpkin Festival 2015

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Pumpkin Festival 2016

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