Punkin' Chunkin' Festival at Bald Eagle State Park

Halloween Festivities

October 22, 2022

Bald Eagle State Park

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Howard Fire Company's Annual Punkin' Chunkin' Festival 

October 22, 2022 10am- 5pm.

Please come join us for a day of fun at Bald Eagle State Park in Howard, Pennsylvania. Attractions include craft vendors, food vendors, hay rides, mini punkin' chunkers for the public to launch and of course, large trebuchets and cannons shooting pumpkins into the lake!

Admission and Parking are free, donations are welcome. All proceeds benefit the Howard Volunteer Fire Company.

What  is “ Punkin’ Chunkin’ ”?

The main attractions of the festival are the catapults, trebuchets, and (possibly) air cannons that launch pumpkins hundreds of feet through the air and send them splashing down into the nearby lake. Hence why we call it Punkin’ Chunkin".  

The one day festival hosts a number of other attractions such as:

-Nearly 100 Local Craft Vendors

-Local Food Vendors


-Smaller Trebuchets for the Public to Shoot

-Children’s Games and Activities.

-Emergency Vehicles

-Pumpkin Pie Eating Contest

-Farmer’s Market

The festival is FREE to attend but donations are gladly accepted with all money going towards supporting the Howard Fire Company #14..








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