Behind the scenes: Giant pumpkin growing
The 2021 River Prairie Ginormous Pumpkin Festival is slated for Sept. 25 in Altoona.
MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU) -These aren’t your run of the mill, orange carving pumpkins, they’re ginormous and in a league of their own.
Saturday, pumpkin growers from across four states will haul their award-winning fruits to the badger state for the 2021 River Prairie Ginormous Pumpkin Festival.
Giant pumpkin grower, Shannon Engel joins Hello Wisconsin Thursday morning, with a closer look at what it takes to grow a several-hundred pound orange giant.
The festival is open to fall enthusiasts of all ages showcasing pumpkins bigger than you have ever seen before.
The day will also include a pumpkin run, pumpkin dessert contest, rubber ducky race and kids pumpkin decorating.
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