Support your favourite neighbourhood pumpkin

Published: 11 July 2019Modified: 11 July 2019

A pumpkin contest will be held in the city between 1 July and the beginning of October 2019. Nearly 30 teams from various neighbourhood gardens will be participating. Support the pumpkin team from your neighbourhood.

The municipality’s Environmental Education department (afdeling Natuur- en Milieueducatie) is organising this contest to mark its 100-year anniversary.

Follow and support your neighbourhood pumpkin

Giant pumpkins can grow as large as 1 metre wide and weigh 70 kilograms. How fast do pumpkins in The Hague actually grow? And which pumpkin has the largest number of fans on social media?

More information can be found (in Dutch) on the website of Stadslandbouw Den Haag.