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2020 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off | Half Moon Bay

Yes, even in the COVID-19 era, the excitement is building in Pumpkintown as the World’s Greatest Gourd Growers and their astounding, mind-boggling, Volkswagen-sized orange orbs hope to squash the world record on Monday, October 12, 2020 at the 47th Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off — the “Super Bowl of Weigh-Offs” — in the World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay, California.2020 Update – No in person spectators. The weigh-off will not be allowing spectators/the general public to attend the event. – Event is confirmed taking place as of 8/6/20 plus details may change. Please check the website for updates.Weigh-off organizers and title sponsor Safeway are offering a world’s biggest top prize of $7 per pound. Also at stake are thousands of dollars in super hefty prize money doled out to the top 20 plus the big carrot: a $30,000 total mega-prize for a new world record pumpkin entered at Half Moon Bay — considered the “Super Bowl of Weigh-Offs”.