Tualatin's Pumpkin Regatta has been an annual tradition since 2004. Besides boat races in giant pumpkins, the festival includes costume contests, pumpkin golf and clown shows. 

Tualatin’s Pumpkin Regatta has been an annual tradition since 2004. Besides boat races in giant pumpkins, the festival includes costume contests, pumpkin golf and clown shows. 

City of Tualatin

 

  

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  • This weekend, hundreds of people will come to Tualatin to row boats carved out of giant pumpkins. Charity Marshall has come in second in the West Coast Pumpkin Regatta several times. This year, she’s hoping to win. Marshall also once held the world record for the longest distance a pumpkin had been rowed.

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