Grow Big or Go Home: Watermelon and Pumpkin Awards Announced

The Kentucky State Fair has announced the winners of the largest pumpkin and watermelon competitions.

The Kentucky State Fair is showing some size.

First time grower Robert Dahlem won first prize in the Kentucky State Fair's Largest Pumpkin Contest in the with a 254 pound pumpkin!

Don Bunch won second and Larry Dailey won third place.

A former winner of the Largest Pumpkin Contest, Frank Mudd, won the fair's Largest Watermelon Contest with his fruit weighing in at 217.5 pounds!

The pumpkins are on display at the West Hall for the rest of the fair. The Kentucky State Fair ends on August 24.

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