Stories tagged: "pumpkin patch"

There are a few weigh-ins in the state. One of them is at the Altoona Ginormous Pumpkin Festival, where growers are competing for a top prize of $5,555, as the festival is in its fifth year. Photo courtesy Jim Suchanek
Go Big or Go(urd) Home: Giant Pumpkin Growers Compete for Wisconsin’s Top Prize

Every year, growers from across the state enter their colossal pumpkins in Altoona’s Ginormous Pumpkin Festival, hoping to have grown the heaviest. Fond du Lac’s Tom Montsma took home the top prize and set the state record at last year’s Altoona Ginormous Pumpkin Fest. So, what did his giant gourd weigh? A whopping 2,046 pounds!...

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7 Wisconsin Fall Festivals You (Probably) Haven’t Experienced (But Should)

Summer’s almost over, but don’t be sad: Falling into Wisconsin’s most beautiful season is nothing but fun at these festivals!