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2014 Schedule Events

Pumpkin Regatta
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Lake Pesaquid, Falmouth to Windsor




If you are interested in registering for the Pumpkin Regatta, please download the following registration form.
2013 Regatta Registration

Registration Forms must be received by Noon, Friday, October 11, 2013

2013  Parade Registration

For more information about the Pumpkin Weigh-off contact
The Dills at  1-902-798-2728
or email
Weigh-off Information

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


11:00 am - 1pm

The Piziquid Canoe Club presents:

Pumpkin Seed Long Distance Challenge
6 km and 12 km sprint canoe/kayak showcasing
Nova Scotian paddlers on Lake Pesaquid, Windsor


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in the Avon Region,
click here.

11am -3:30 pm Miniature Train Rides at Trecothic Creek and Windsor Railway
Exit 5A Windsor, Centennial Drive
Noon The Children's Wish Foundation Presents:

Parade of Paddlers

Join the paddlers and their PVC's (personal vegetable crafts) as they help raise awareness for the Children's Wish Foundation, the official charity of the Windsor~West Hants Pumpkin Festival Committee.  

Parade Route: Exhibition Grounds to O'Brien Street, down Gerrish Street, along Water Street to Falmouth

1:00 Chili challenge at the Sam Slick Coach House - until we run out

The Chilli Cook-off is being organized by the Windsor Bluefins Swim team.  Vote for the People's Choice Award of Best Chilli

10 am - 4:00 pm Music and vendors on the Windsor Waterfront
Performing at the Coach House is Ryan Roberts, compliments of the Windsor Business Enhancement Society, the downtown merchants.

2:00 pm


Official Opening of the 
Windsor - West Hants Pumpkin Regatta


2:15 pm 1st Heat Starts     Motorized & Experimental Class
2:30 pm 2nd Heat Starts     PADDLING CLASS
3:30 pm Presentation of Awards

Performing at the Sam Slick Coach House:  Ryan Roberts


Vendors and concessions at the waterfront all day.