Hometown Tales Podcast

Monday, December 29, 2008

Lewes, DE - Punkin' Chuckin'

If you’re ever interested in witnessing a mile-long flight of a pumpkin, come to Lewes.

The correct festival name is Punkin’ Chunkin’ and it takes place near Lewes the first Saturday and Sunday after Halloween. Different classes for competition exist for human-powered and machine-powered distance throws and target competition. Some pumpkins are blasted from machines at speeds up to 400 mph.