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Punkin' Chunkin' Festival

When: October 17, 2020

Where: Bald Eagle State Park

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Punkin' Chunkin' Festival, founded in 2011, provides a fun atmosphere for local communities to enjoy a variety of events, food, shopping and, of course, punkin chunkin. The chunkin' machines draw "ooos" and "ahhs" as pumpkins fly out over Sayers Lake at Bald Eagle State Park. The event is a fundraiser for the Howard Fire Company and happens annually in October.  It is advised to get to the event early because of the popularity of the event. 

Also includes: 

  • Live bands
  • Food and craft vendors
  • Hayrides
  • Pie Eating Contest
  • Fire Apparatus Display
  • Activities with the Park Naturalist
  • Chunkin machines hurling punkins at floating targets in the lake!