Often termed as the Greatest Free Show on Earth, -The Circleville Pumpkin Show is one of the weirdest and most visited fest of United States of America. Started in the year 1903, The Circleville Pumpkin Show is now amongst the most visited carnivals of USA. It was an idea of late Mayor, George Haswell who invited farmers of the area to display fruits of their harvest on the streets of Circleville.
The show has unfolded number of years. Though it was suspended for three years after the second world war, it soon gained momentum due to the business interest shown by the citizens. It has become an annual show and celebrated with same vigor as before. It is estimated that around 40,0000 visitors come to this small community every year. Held over a period of 4 days, the pumpkin show is potpourri of culture and craftsmanship. There are number of events lined up one after another, making the pumpkin show fun-filled and exciting. The most happening events that catches eye balls are the famous Miss Pumpkin Show Parade and the Baby Parade.