Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival draws record crowds

Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival drew a record crowd over the weekend. Picture: Facebook
Noah Baker, Natalie Hay and Braith Steward.
Kate and Cameron Bell
Samara Fincham, Thomas Pestrucci, Alex Pestrucci and Logan Fincham.
Jordan Leather, Maddison Stojs and Allira Hudson
Arron Gaws
Angus Shepherd, Lorna Neame, Eliza Shepherd
Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival drew a record crowd over the weekend. Picture: Facebook Noah Baker, Natalie Hay and Braith Steward. Kate and Cameron Bell Samara Fincham, Thomas Pestrucci, Alex Pestrucci and Logan Fincham. Jordan Leather, Maddison Stojs and Allira Hudson Arron Gaws Angus Shepherd, Lorna Neame, Eliza Shepherd

RECORD crowds visited the Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival over the Easter long weekend.

John Blackwell’s pumpkin won, coming in at 220.8kg.

Alek Ashcroft smashed the previous world record of 15 pumpkins broken with a hammer hitting 72 gourds in a row.

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Another highlight of the festival was the pony poo lotto with the ponies doing their business after 4pm.

This netted three people raffle prizes.

The Dwellingup Pumpkin Festival is organised by Dwellingup P&C committee and Dwellingup community members.