Celebrate Punkin’ Days in Floydada, the pumpkin capital of the USA

Published: Oct. 4, 2021 at 11:53 AM CDT|Updated: Oct. 4, 2021 at 12:42 PM CDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

FLOYDADA, Texas (KCBD) - The annual Punkin’ Days events in Floydada will take place on Saturday, Oct. 9, on the downtown square and at the rodeo arena in Floydada.

This celebration is a way to recognize Floydada’s most unique crop, the pumpkin.

The events start at 8 a.m. with the Floydada Lions Club pancake breakfast in Downtown.

The vendor booths will open at 10 a.m. and will be open until 4 p.m. During that time, there will also be a petting zoo and a mimosa and wine tasting. There will be a corn hole tournament on the courthouse lawn and other games, bounce houses and activities.

Bingo starts at Noon and then at 1 p.m. Cow Patty Bingo begins.

At 2 p.m. there will be the Pumpkin Pyle’s costume contest at the pavilion. At the same time, the chili and BBQ cook-off judging begins.

Also at 2 p.m. the Floyd County Rodeo Association roping begins at the rodeo arena east of town.

At 2:30 there will be a Punkin’ Pie Eating Contest with a $50 cash prize for the winner at the Pavilion.

Other activities will happen through the day and will end with a concert, Will Banister, that will start at 7 p.m. at the rodeo arena. Admission is $15 per person, kids 12 and under are free.

A full list of events and details can be found on the Floydada Chamber of Commerce’s Punkin’ Days webpage.

Floydada Punkin' Days 2021
Floydada Punkin' Days 2021(Floydada Chamber of Commerce)

Copyright 2021 KCBD. All rights reserved.