WPAFB Pumpkin Chuck

WPAFB Pumpkin Chuck

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE Annual Pumpkin Chuck! Entrance at the Spinning Road gate on Airway.

Event details

Location: 5901 Airway Road, Riverside OH 45431 [Map/directions]
Event has passed (Sat, Oct 07 2023)
* this page may be updated if event is repeated in the future *
Cost: FREE

WPAFB Pumpkin Chuck

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Watch the gourds fly at the 19th Annual Pumpkin Chuck Dayton

The 19th annual Pumpkin Chuck will take place on Saturday, 7th October, 2023. This popular fall event will be held on the flight line behind the National Museum of the United States Air Force(Use the entrance at the Spinning Road gate on Airway - 5901 Airway Road, Riverside OH 45431).

Pumpkin Chuck Dayton

Food Trucks + STEM Activities + Live Music + Flying Pumpkins!

The annual EZ Pumpkin Chuck, put on by AFLCMC/EN-EZ at WPAFB, is a USAF engineering event designed to attract, inspire, and build on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills with students in order to develop our nation’s future scientific and technical workforce in areas such as aviation, aerospace, and defense.  

This event will have teams from engineers, students, and hobbyists building trebuchets or catapults to launch pumpkins for distance and accuracy competitions. This event is open to the public and all are welcome to take part in the festivities by building one of these historic chucker machines, baking a scrumptious pumpkin pie, or just coming out to enjoy some good food, homemade pumpkin pie, and watch the gourds fly. 

Photos: WPAFB Pumpkin Chuck


Annual Pumpkin Chuck Competition

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base - WPAFB - The Official Web Site of Wright-Patterson AFB, located in Dayton, Ohio.

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