Any child can participate in the kids costume parade. It is on Sunday morning at 11:30am.
What is the Battle to Paddle?
Teams of two battle it out with fun lawn games, etc. to win a spot to paddle their pumpkins down the St. Croix River in the Pumpkin Regatta.
Can anyone enter the Battle to Paddle?
This event is open to businesses who sponsor the Battle to Paddle. Email us to get more information! firstname.lastname@example.org
What is the Pumpkin Regatta?
Watch as we hollow out giant pumpkins and the top four finishers of the Battle to Paddle get in the pumpkin and paddle down the river. Yes, the pumpkins float! :)
What are the Kids Activities?
The kids activities are fun and simple games for kids to play. We have pumpkin bowling, etc. Kids can play for free and will receive a piece of candy for playing. We do have an area of inflatables that cost $1 ticket (3-8 tickets per attraction), $10 unlimited wristband for tykes (under 42") and $25 unlimited wristband for the bigger kiddos. The unlimited wristbands include the inflatables and the bungee trampoline.
Does the event cost money?
No, this is a free event. The only parts of the event that cost money are the Beer Garden and Chili Cook Off. The inflatable attractions described above. We will still have the small kids activity are described above at no cost.
Where can I buy tickets to the Beer Garden and Chili tasting?
Growers around the Midwest bring their GIANT pumpkins in for the weigh-off. There are $25,000 in prizes given for growing giant pumpkins and other vegetables. Visit the St. Croix Growers Association website for more information.
I grew a giant pumpkin, can I enter in the contest?
Yes! Dogs must be on a leash, well behaved and picked up after.
Where should I park?
Here is a map of the available parking in Stillwater : Map Here
Here is a map of the event for 2018. Due to flooding we were forced to move the event to parking lots. Lots not available for parking in 2018: lot 4, lot 5, lot 9, lot 10, lot 11 (lot 11 will be open on Sunday). All other lots and street parking are available.