2019 Dates Announced!

Full 2019 Pumpkinfest Schedule
(as of August 14, 2019)

Atlantic Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Offs – Saturday Oct 6

Official Giant Pumpkin Parade – Saturday Oct 12

Pumpkinboat Regatta – Monday Oct 14



Pumpkinfest 2019 Design

2019 Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta Design

We’re proud to announce the 2019 Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & RegattaTM winning design by artist Heather Chouinard of Edgecomb, Maine. Heather’s design was selected from among 42 entries that were submitted by 40 artists, the largest number of artist participants to date for the annual Pumpkinfest T-shirt Design Contest.
Read the press release.



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Maine’s Pumpkin Trail!

Follow Maine’s Pumpkin Trail from Labor Day through Halloween, to celebrate the arts, history, and giant fruit of Midcoast Maine! Maine’s Pumpkin Trail covers 40 miles of Maine’s most charming coastline and features  the Maine Maritime Museum, Visit Freeport, Maine Coastal Botanical Gardens, and Damariscotta Pumpkinfest & Regatta. Squashbucklers, fall foliage seekers, and artists young and old will find fun events for the entire family! All aboard for Maine’s Pumpkin Trail! Click here for a schedule of events.

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Click the green button to download the 2019 event schedule and start planning your trip to Pumpkinfest now!