It’s part lesson in engineering, part fall harvest celebration, and part crazy fun. And, unfortunately, we cannot say that no pumpkins will be hurt during this event.
But what the hay! It’s the last Fling of the harvest season for many of our farmers. Pumpkins, apples, hay mazes are all coming to an end and farmers will soon start preparing for the Christmas season. But not before some pumpkins get airborne!!! Oh, and this event comes with an official warning “Spectators and participants should always watch for flying pumpkins, and enter or participate at own risk.” Ooooh, gotta love an event with an inherent risk factor.
While watching pumpkins fly is way cool, it’s not the only fun to be had. Clucas Farms West (who donates the pumpkins for slinging) will have a variety of pumpkins at their tent to cook, along with information on storage, preparation and a lot of great recipes. Ask Tammie for her tips on Planting, Picking, and Freezing.
Lots of craft vendors. Time to start shopping for Christmas!
This year the Pumpkin sling will also feature its first ever Beer Challeng on October 19. Home brewers can submit their entries in 4 different categories and win prize money. Click here to access the rules and form for entry.
Attendees will have the opportunity to sample beers from East Coast Brewery Company who will be serving their Beach Haus Pils and Cruiser IPA, 3 Beards Brewery with their Black Lager, and Lakefront Brewery will be serving their IPA, Fix Grear red Ale, and their New Grist Gulten Free
Guests can purchase a six pack of tickets for tasting this includes six tickets to use forthe beer tasting (21 years plus) – each six pack costs $4.00 ( one six pack equals 1 beer).
And, remember, eyes in the sky people – eyes in the sky!
538 Montana Road, Harmony Twp., NJ
Hours: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Admission For General Public:
Children 5-12: $4
Children 4 & Under: Free
Parking: $2 per car