Upcoming Events

Membership Dues/Seed Distribution 2019

UGPG membership is the calendar year from Jan 1st to Dec 31st. Membership is $25. This gets you in on the annual seed give away and into most UGPG activities during the year, including free entry into the weigh off. We need to have your membership by March 10th for you to be eligible for the seed distribution. You can join or renew your membership at our How To Grow seminar as well.

Register or renew membership now.

"How To Grow" Seminar 2019 - Saturday, March 9th

Mountain Valley Seed Co.
175 W 2700 S #200, South Salt Lake, UT 84115

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Come join us for our "How To Grow Giant Pumpkins" seminar. We will have information for all levels of pumpkin growers, beginning through advanced. Seminar is a must attend for any new grower or those more experienced growers looking to grow the big one this year.


9:00 - 9:30am: Check in, distribution of seed packets and merchandise will be available

9:30 - 10:30am: Presentation of Giant Pumpkin Growing Basics

10:30 - 11:30am: Advanced growing techniques by Ralph Laub

11:30 - 12:00pm: Grower's panel and Q&A

12:00 - 12:30pm: Seed packets and merchandise will be available

Patch Tour 2019 - August TBA

The annual Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers patch tour will be held August. Additional information will be posted as it is available.

15th Annual Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers Weigh Off
Saturday, September 28th

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Thanksgiving Point
Lehi, Utah

This is an official weight-off site for the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth

Registration starts at 7AM
Judging starts at 10AM
Weigh off starts at 11AM.

Hee Haw Farms Pumpkin Championship Weigh Off
Saturday October 12th

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HeeHaw Farms
150 South 2000 West
Pleasant Grove, UT

This is an official weight-off site for the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth

Registration starts at 8AM
Judging starts at 11AM
Weigh off starts at noon.

9th Annual Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta 2019
October 19th, 2019

DayBreak - South Jordan, UT
Oquirrh Park and Lake 14634 W South Jordan Pkwy
11 AM - 2 PM

9th Annual Regatta presented by Mountain Valley Seed Co. The Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta will be back at Oquirrh Lake in Daybreak on Saturday, October 19th . We are excited to gather giant pumpkin growers together to take part in this unique event that draws nearly 4000 people to the shores of Oquirrh Lake.

10:00 - Unloading begins
11:00 - 12:30 - Pumpkin carving, boat prep, crafts, activities

12:30 - 1:30 - PUMPKIN RACING

Heat 1 - Kid's Race (14 and under)
Heat 2 - Relay Race (Two rowers needed)
Heat 3 - Growers' Race

1:30 - Clean-up, pictures

All growers who are bringing a pumpkin must register in advance. Please email robb@myseeds.com with any questions.

Utah's 11th Annual Ginormous Pumpkin Drop
Saturday, October 26th

A Family Friendly Experience of Fun and Destruction!!

Location: Hee Haw Farms - 150 S 2000 W, Pleasant Grove, UT
Time: The DESTRUCTION begins at noon!
Biggest drops between 2 pm - 3 pm

Feast With the Beast - Hogle Zoo
Thursday, November 28th

Don't miss the Giant Pumpkin Stomp, sponsored by the Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers Association.

Date: Thanksgiving Day, November 28th
Location: Hogle Zoo - 2600 E Sunnyside Avenue, Salt lake City, UT
Time: 9:00 AM - Noon

Discover the Thanksgiving tradition everyone is talking about! Visit the Zoo while the turkey is in the oven and watch as the keepers give giant pumpkpins for the elephants to stomp, roll, drop & chomp! There's something for everyone to enjoy.