Patch Tour 2023
The UGPG annual patch tour will be held August 12th, 2023 Location TBD
The Center Street Giant Pumpkin Festival
A new weigh off up in the great North will be held September 23rd, 2023 @ 12 PM (mountain time). This event will crown the Center Street Giant.
Gateway's Giant Pumpkinpalooza
A new weigh off in the heart of Salt Lake City will be held October 7th, 2023 @ 12 PM (mountain time). This weigh off feature a lot of fun new events.
Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta
The Annual Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta will be held October 14th, 2023 @ 11 AM (mountain time). Grow, grow, grow your boat and bring it to race across the lake.
Hee Haw Farms Utah Giant Pumpkin Drop
The 15th Annual Utah Giant Pumpkin Drop will be held October 28th, 2023 @ 12 PM (mountain time). You won't want to miss this end of year party as pumpkins drop from high above for charity.
Feast With the Beasts
The Annual Thanksgiving event will be held November 23rd, 2023 @ 10 AM (mountain time). The yearly event at Hogle Zoo will be different this year as our favorite elephants will have a new home. Fun new changes to the event are underway with more info to come.
"How To Grow" Pumpkin Annual Seminar 2023
175 W 2700 S #200, South Salt Lake, UT 84115
Everyone is invited to this free event! Bring your friends and family who want to know more about these giants. Great information for new and beginning growers as well as ideas and tip for experienced growers looking to grow the big one.
8:30 - 9:00 am: Check-in, membership renewals/registrations and seed packets.
9:00 - 10:00 am: Soil Health - by DJ Steffler
10:00 - 11:30 am: Advanced Growing Techniques - by Mohamed Sadiq
Membership Dues/Seed Distribution 2023
UGPG membership is the calendar year from Jan 1st to Dec 31st. Membership is $35. 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.
2023 National GPC Conference
This year the convention will be in Danvers, Massachusetts. It's been three long years since the growers have come together face-to-face as a community to socialize, learn from each other and celebrate growers' achievements. Check out the GPC Website for costs and registration information.
Seed Auction 2023
The UGPG annual seed auction will be held February 26th, 2023 @ 6 PM (mountain time). This auction will be hosted on BigPumpkins.com. Much of the prize money we give out as an organization will be raised during this auction. So be sure to set up your Big Pumpkins.com user name, log in, and join us as we auction off some of the top seed available this year.