2018 Sinkland Farms Pumpkin Festival (Punkin' Chunkin')
Venue: Sinkland Farms, Christiansburg
Organizations: David Austin, Ryan Greer
Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Event Types: Music, Food, Drink Specials, Miscellaneous, Family Friendly, Arts & Theatre
Adult: $10.00
Seniors & Military: $8.00
Children Under 3: Free

Sinkland Farms continues the 2018 Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 6, 2018 with the only weekend of Punkin' Chunkin'.

The Pumpkin Festival is known as a family tradition and offers many family-friendly attractions for the young and young at heart including hayrides to the pumpkin fields, a brain-twisting corn maze, farmyard animals and fantastic live music on two great stages every weekend.

Team Carbo and their world champion trebouchet, the Onager, will travel from Raleigh, North Carolina to exhibit "punkin chuckin" and demonstrating their catapult and slinging pumpkins up to half mile.

Saturday, October 6th Special Events Schedule:
• All Day: Punkin' Chunkin'
• All Day: Art in the Barn
• All Day: Creative Expressions Face Painting ($3.00-$9.00)
• All Day: Blacksmith, Lasso, and Corn Shelling Demonstrations
• All Day: Ride-A-Rescue Horse Trail Ride ($12.00)
• All Day: Ed’s Carved and Painted Pumpkins
• All Day: Beer Tastings from Sinkland Farm Brewery
• All Day: Wine Tastings from Stanburn Winery
• 1:30-4:30 pm: Music from Ryan Greer (Barn Stage)
• 1:30-4:30 pm: Music from David Austin (Back Porch Stage)
• 2:00-4:00 pm: Real Scarecrow

Admission price is $10.00 and $8.00 for seniors and military and free for children under 3.

With admission, you and your family will be able to take a hay ride to pick your Great Pumpkin (pumpkins are extra, all are priced $10.00 & under) out of our 10 acre patch, tour the corn maze, visits to the farm animal barn and the Kid's Zone which will provide kids lots of fun activities.

Also with admission, some of the region's best music will be featured on two stages. Additional free entertainment include a blacksmith at work with his fire and anvil, a chain saw exhibition, pumpkin carving and painting, roving musicians, cheerleaders and dance squad exhibitions.

Extras include art and crafts vendor booths, pony rides, horseback trail rides, beer and wine tastings. Pumpkins, fall décor and some of Virginia's Finest products are for sale in the cottage shoppe. For snacks and food, you will find kettle korn, ice cream, great home cooked food and a coffee bar with hot chocolate and cider. Food is individually priced.

Sinkland Farms has been rated the best pumpkin festival in the state, the best farm to visit in seven southern states and a Virginia top 10 epic wedding venue.

The annual Pumpkin Festival will continue for five weekends in September and October from September 28th though October 28th open on Fridays from 4:00-8:00 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am - 5:00 pm and on Sundays from 12:00-5:00 pm.

Parking is free and dogs are welcome on a leash.

For more information, visit: https://sinklandfarms.com/pumpkin-festival/ or https://www.facebook.com/pages/Sinkland-Farms/399327097322 or call 540-382-4640.
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