Upcoming Events

The Center Street Giant Pumpkin Festival

Saturday, Sept 23: 12:00pm
location icon Center Street - Logan, Utah

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.

Get more info and register here

Gateway's Giant Pumpkinpalooza

Saturday, Oct 7: 12:00pm
location icon The Gateway - Salt Lake City, Utah

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.

Get more info and register here

Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta

Saturday, Oct 14: 11:00am
location icon Daybreak - South Jordan, Utah

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

Saturday, Oct 28: 12:00pm
location icon Hee Haw Farm - Pleasant Grove, Utah

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

Thursday, Nov 23: 10:00am
location icon Hogle Zoo - Salt Lake City, Utah

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.

Past Events

Patch Tour 2023

Saturday, Aug 12: 10:00am - 12:30pm
location icon Riverton, Cottonwood Heights, SLC, Roy

The UGPG annual patch tour will be held August 12th, 2023. Addresses were sent via email. If we missed you, please contact us at utahgiantpumpkingrowers@gmail.com

"How To Grow" Pumpkin Annual Seminar 2023

Monday, March 25, 2023: 9:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mountain Valley Seed Company
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

Due: Monday, March 10, 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.

Register or renew membership now.

2023 National GPC Conference
Danvers MA

Monday, Mar 3rd, 4th & 5th
The Double Tree by Hilton Boston North Shore

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

Monday, Feb 26: 06:00pm
location icon bigpumpkins.com

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.