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2019 Schedule Events

Pumpkin Regatta
Saturday, October 19,2019
Lake Pesaquid, Falmouth to Windsor

Paddle for Your Farmer




There is NO Parade
this year and the Regatta is limited to five entries who will be chosen from the
"Chance to Paddle" raffle.

All visitors traveling westbound on Highway 101 are asked to take Exit 5 or 5A to attend this years regatta as Exit 6 is closed due to off ramp construction.

For Festival Information:

For information about the
Pumpkin Regatta
VanEssa at 1-902-798-1708
or email
Regatta Information

 Pumpkin Weigh-off
The Dill Family Farm
or email
Weigh-off Information



7:30am- 10am

Community Breakfast, at the Royal
Canadian Legion, 35 Empire Lane

9:00 am to Noon


Businesses begin creating the PVCs, personal vegetable craft for the pumpkin regatta.  See the pumpkin boats up close at the Windsor Waterfront

10:00 am

Vendor set-up begins

11:00 am

Meet the Semi-finalists - Waterfront


Final five paddlers selected, Waterfront

11:00 am - 4:00 pm


1. Rock the the Waterfront
   Terra Spencer and Zakk Miller perform
   along with some Farm Aid friends

2. 4H Pumpkin Olympics - Basketball Court

3. Vendors along the waterfront

4. Avon Community Farmers Market

5. Pisiquid Canoe Club mini regatta & demo

1:00 -2:30 pm


Fall Photo Scavenger Hunt, Windsor Library

2:00 pm

Pumpkin boats travel to Falmouth

2:50 pm

Dragon Boat ceremonial paddle

3:00 pm

Official Opening ceremonies

3:15 pm

Race starts

4:00 pm


21st Pumpkin Regatta Awards presentations

Windsor Rocks The Regatta After Party

Schoolhouse Brewery:
Live Music: Chad McCoy: 3pm 6pm   Callehan: 8pm 11pm.  $1 from every Schoolhouse Pint and $1 from every bowl of pumpkin chilli donated to Farm Aid

Spitfire Arms:
Live Music: Swig performs 7pm - 11 pm  Donations accepted at the door, and $1 from every Spitfire Ale will be donated to Farm Aid.

Live Music: Vaudvillian performs, 7-10 pm.  All day, $1 from each order of Nova Scotia wine will be donated to Farm Aid.  Afternoon: Vespacade for Farm Aid

Cocoa Pesto:
All day - $2.50 from each order of all you can eat ribs and $2.50 from each purchase of a pint of Principal Ale will be donated to Farm Aid.

Quick As A Wink presents Dracula at King's-Edgehill School's Fountain Performing Arts Centre, Windsor. Evening performance: $2 from each ticket will be donated to Farm Aid.

Vendors and concessions  11:00 am to 4:00 pm