2016 Pumpkin Show Festivities

MFU1060Can you believe Pumpkin Show season is here? It’s been a busy summer, but we are looking forward to cooler weather and the opportunity to catch up with everyone at the Pumpkin Show booth located in front of our office building at the corner of Tyson and Main in Versailles

This year marks the 117th year of a festival begun in 1899 by Versailles jeweler Alfred H. Beer. The annual event draws visitors from all over the state of Indiana and beyond. This year’s Versailles Pumpkin Show will take begin on Wednesday, September 21st and end on Sunday, September 25th.

Here’s a sneak preview of some of the fun events and activities that will take place during this year’s Pumpkin Show:

  • King & Queen Contest
  • Live music
  • Pie eating contest
  • Young Confederates performance
  • Talent show
  • Prince & Princess contest
  • Art show
  • Gold Star Chili Dog eating contest
  • Pumpkin Show parade
  • Giant pumpkin contest
  • Punkin Chunkin
  • Cheerleading contest
  • Pumpkin Show dance

You can see the daily schedule of events here. The festival also includes a number of activities for kids as well as carnival rides and games. You’ll find plenty of fair food including elephant ears, caramel apples, pizza, and much more.

Stop by the Schuerman Law booth to say hello. While you’re here, don’t forget to register to win one of our awesome fall prize packs!

If you’d like to work off some of that fair food, sign up to run or walk the Pumpkin Show 5k on Sunday. You can register in advance or day-of in front of our office. Schuerman Law will also provide water for all race participants.