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2015 Weigh Off Results

Congratulations to Edwin Pierpont of Gardiner, for setting a new State of Maine record, his pumpkin weighed 1,727.5 pounds!  A big thank you to our sponsor, Sysco, and to all of the growers who came out for the professional and volunteer division weighs.  We had a great time and can’t wait to see who can grow 2016’s biggest pumpkin and take home the title of The State of Maine’s largest weigh-off winner, featuring the TOTAL PURSE OF $10,000.

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2016 T-Shirt Design

Bold, brilliant colors mark the “hot-pink banner design” T-shirt which Serafina Carlucci created to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Damariscotta’s Pumpkinfest & Regatta™, October 1-10, 2016. The design represents the family-friendly and festive nature of the events. Learn more about the artist and winning design here, along with how you can volunteer and make your own artistic mark. To pre-order your very own T-shirt, or other merchandise with this design click here.

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Getting Here

Damariscotta is located in the heart of beautiful Midcoast Maine. The festival takes place in downtown Damariscotta, a vibrant mix of unique shops, community services, restaurants, the Lincoln Theater, farmers’ markets, and artists’ galleries.  Click for more info on directions, parking and shuttles, accommodations, and nearby attractions.  Consider planning a longer visit and exploring all of what Damariscotta and Maine’s Midcoast region has to offer!



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View Our 10th Anniversary Photo Gallery!

Did you know that 2016 is the 10th anniversary of Damariscotta Pumpkinfest™ and Regatta?  Join us as we celebrate 10 years of pumpkin boats, parades, giant pumpkin drops and lots of pumpkin fun with our local community.

Pre-Order 10th Anniversary Merchandise!

Order your 2016 “Special” 10th Anniversary Merchandise now before it sells out. Click here to buy now!

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