October 5–6 2013, 10am–6:30pmWhere
Intersection of State Routes 528 & 322Map Unavailable What
There is no entrance fee and all of our contests, entertainment and attractions are free. We offer free parking and a free shuttle service from the parking areas to the Festival grounds.
We have many vendors and crafters filling our two buildings along with a midway of fabulous food. Join in one of our free contests such as Apple Peeling, Pumpkin Pie Eating, Bubble Gum Blowing, Rock Toss, Egg Toss, Nail pounding, decorated and craved pumpkins and of course the Giant Pumpkin Display. Trophies and ribbons awarded to the winners.
This year our attractions include Jungle Terry, Antique Tractors & Engines, Classic Car Show, Fort Huntsburg Country Band, Cardinal School Show Choir the Cardinaires, The Cardinal Marching Band, Bagpipe performance by Geauga Highlanders, Northern Comfort a local country band, and the X ChromaTones instrumental surf music, Country Singer Raelynn Debevits, K-9, Demos by Geauga County Sheriff’s Dept., The University Hospital Pet Pals and the Walnut Hill Cloggers. Super parade Sunday at 2:15.
General Information and schedule of events is at www.Tourgeauga.com.
Huntsburg Pumpkin Run
Celebrating another year the Huntsburg Pumpkin Run traverses a scenic part of the Buckeye Trail. The Pumpkin Run held Oct. 6, 2013 starts at 9 am. Registration begins at 8 at Grandview Golf Club parking lot. Entry fee is $15. Free T-shirt to the first 50 to enter. This year the Cardinal School’s cross country coach and students will host the run. Headwaters Park is a 96-acre reservation located in Claridon and Huntsburg Townships. The trail winds alongside the water, over a stream, through fields and woods offering a peaceful and scenic run. Sponsored by Dr. Bob Evans, Lucas Pest Management Co, Marge’s Smoke Shop Ltd., KT’s Custom Logos, Kokosing Construction Co., Huntington Bank, Frank Martuccio Asphalt & Paving, getfitmiddlefield.com by Pauline Burnett, and Sages Apples.
The Pancake Breakfast is open each day from 8:30 am until 11:30 am. It features all you can eat pancakes and Belgium waffles with sausage, orange juice, real maple syrup and a variety of hot beverages. We serve the Fowler Milling Company’s buttermilk and pumpkin pancake mix, Bob Evans Original Sausage Links with Natural Maple Syrup from Huntsburg Maple Syrup Producers and what a treat they are. Adults $6, Seniors $5, Child Ages 5 –12 $3, Children under 5 are Free.
Wanted Floats for the Huntsburg Pumpkin Festival Parade, Sunday, October 6, 2:15 PM Theme: “Fabulous Fall” Sponsored by Country Style Drive In &T & T Heavy Equipment Repair LLC for more information, contact Michele at 440-636-3368.
Carved and Decorated Pumpkin Show entries should be brought to the Huntsburg Center Pavilion on Saturday October 5 between 9:30 and 10:30 am. Sponsored by M. A. Miler LLC. All entries must remain until 5:30 pm on Sunday. The categories are as follows:
Adult Carved Pumpkin (ages 13 & up)
Adult Decorated Pumpkin (ages 13 & up)
Youth Carved Pumpkin (ages 12 and under)
Youth Decorated Pumpkin (ages 12 & under)
Scarecrows: Standing, sitting, straw, wood or newspaper – anything goes
(Head need not be pumpkin)
Totem Poles: Five or more pumpkins, squash or gourds
Baking Contest Register Saturday, Oct. 5 by 8 am at the Town Hall Judging at 10 am. All entries must contain pumpkin as one of the ingredients. Categories are Under 13 Anything pumpkin and Pumpkin Pie. Bakers 13 & over may enter Traditional Pumpkin Pies, Cakes, Breads, and other items. Non-traditional pumpkin pies will be entered in the other category. Sponsored by Vista Hearing Instruments.
Tot King & Queen Contest ages 4 – 6 register at the tent in front of the Town Hall Saturday, Oct 5 at 10:00 am. Call Jeannette at 440-636-5354. Sponsored by Huntington Bank and The Truckers Choice
Giant Pumpkin Show – register and weigh in on Thursday, Oct. 3 between 6 and 8 pm at the Huntsburg Center Pavilion. Call Jerry at 440-636-5145
Largest Pumpkin – CASH AWARD – judged on natural weight
Natural Field Pumpkin – judged on largest size
Largest Zucchini – judged on natural weight
Largest Potato – judged on natural weight
Largest Sunflower – judged on width of head
Classic Car Show Rain or Shine bring your favorite Classic Auto no admission fee October 5& 6, 2013 — 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. behind Huntsburg Elementary School. People’s choice trophy awarded each day. A Participation Plaque for the first twenty five cars that arrive each day. Sponsored by John Varner
Pumpkin Queen Contest High School Girls in the 10th, 11th & 12th Grades schools include Berkshire, Cardinal, Chardon, Grand Valley, Ledgemont, Newbury and Notre Dame. Please call Diane Hunt at 440-636-5514 by Sept. 23, 2013. Sponsor Junction Auto Sales Inc. and Lee Jewelers.