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River Prairie Ginormous Pumpkin Festival Weigh-Off

Saturday, September 26 from 11 AM to 3 PM


Facebook Live on the City of Altoona or River Prairie Facebook pages
@AltoonaWI or @RiverPrairie

The 2020 River Prairie Ginormous Pumpkin Festival celebrates giant pumpkins and their growers. The Ginormous Pumpkin Festival will usher in the fall season to the Chippewa Valley with 1000 lb giant pumpkins lining River Prairie Park. This year, you can watch the event from home via Facebook Live on the City of Altoona or River Prairie Facebook pages (@AltoonaWI or @RiverPrairie). For more information, visit 

Please visit for weigh-off signup information.

Wisconsin Arts Board, HAAS INC, Boxx Sanitation, C&M Home Builders, Visit Eau Claire, Wisconsin Giant Pumpkin Growers, City of Altoona, Eau Claire Energy Cooperative, Market and Johnson, Five Star Telecom, WIScale, and Down to Earth Garden Center!

In-Person Absentee Voting | 2020 General Election

Tuesday, October 20 through Friday, October 30

Altoona City Hall, 1303 Lynn Ave, Altoona, WI 54720

The 2020 General Election is to be held on November 3, 2020 in the City of Altoona, Eau Claire County.  In-person absentee voting is available before this election for all Wards 1 through 16 at Altoona City Hall, 1303 Lynn Avenue, Altoona, WI on the following days from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Tuesday | October 20
Wednesday | October 21
Thursday | October 22
Friday | October 23

Monday | October 26
Tuesday | October 27
Wednesday | October 28
Thursday | October 29
Friday | October 30

Registered to vote? Check here at

Request an absentee ballot at

If you have any questions, please contact:

Cindy Bauer, Municipal Clerk
Monday - Friday | 7:30 am to 4:00 pm

2020 General Election

Tuesday, November 3 from 7 AM to 8 PM

River Prairie Center, 1445 Front Porch Place, Altoona, WI

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