It’s the last of the big 3 Sussex County festivals. It’s now it’s own reality show on the Discovery Channel.
We’re talkin’ about Punkin Chunkin. The event that has put Bridgeville on the map is now 25 years old. Those with the machinery to hurl pumpkins to their ultimate demise started jockeying for a position back on June 1.
While much attention is paid to how those pumpkins travel all that distance in rural Sussex County, the organizers of the event are proud to point out they provide money to several charities and have set up scholarships.
Discovery will air this year’s event over Thanksgiving weekend.