Pumpkins are one of the symbols of Autumn in Ohio and if you are looking for Giant Pumpkins there's no better place to go than to the Circleville Pumpkin Show just 25 miles south of Columbus in central Ohio. What started as a gathering of local farmers proudly displaying their crops is now an event which is reportedly Ohio's oldest and largest festival and has been called "The Greatest Free Show on Earth" as we charge no admission.The Circleville Pumpkin Show is filled with family entertainment including live music, 7 parades, each with a different theme,, and over 400 booths offering food, retail, games and crafts for sale, In addition to its Pumpkin Show Queens contest, the Pumpkin Show features fun, crowd-pleasing contests including Pumpkin Pie Eating, Hog Calling, and Big Wheel raving, a pet parade and contest and entertainment on several stages through the event.The Circleville Pumpkin Show covers more than 9 city blocks in downtown Circleville. More than 100,000 pounds of pumpkins, squash and gourds are feature in street displays. There are also displays of canned goods, baked goods, a flower show, arts and crafts, fruits & vegetables and a fine art show. Come join the fun!
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