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One of the main-stays of our Festival is our annual Contests! 
Open to all ages.   Showcase your talents or just have fun competing.


Be Our Guest

"Berry Bunch"

  • Are you the "craziest for Cranfest?"  

  • Dress up in costumes and win special prizes  

  • To Enter - visit the Main Information Booth on Main St. (red building across from the Post Office)

  • Get your group picture taken and fill out an entry form  

  • Judging takes place after the Festival

  • Applications available in July (Click Here for Rules in July)

biggest berry contest

Biggest Berry Contest

  • Think you've got the biggest cranberry?

  • Weigh in for a chance to win a ribbon and prize! 

  • Rules will be available in July (Click Here for Rules in July)

Button design

Button Design Contest

  • Design the official Warrens Cranberry Festival Button and win cash prizes! 

  • Rules will be available in March

pie eating

Cranberry Chiffon Pie Eating Contest

  • ​ Enter the Festival's very own pie eating contest! 

  • The first participant to finish the whole pie (without using their hands) wins a free sweatshirt! (Click Here for Rules in July)

medallion hunt

Marsh Medallion Hunt

  • Find the hidden medallion on Festival grounds and win a cash prize!  

  • Clues are given the week of the Festival, until it is found

  • Rules will be available in July (Click Here for Rules in July)

photography contest

Photography Contest

  • Show off your photography skills for a chance to win a ribbon or gift certificate. 

  • Rules will be available in February

beard contest

Beard Contest

  • Beard Contest Saturday night starting at 5 p.m.  Warrens Fire Station.

scarecrow contest

Scarecrow Contest

  • Scarecrow designs can be traditional, one that might watch over your garden, or be creative and design an unusual scarecrow. Use your imagination!

recipe contest

Recipe Contest

  • We are having a special recipe contest this year for our 50th.

  • The best cookie recipe will receive a special "Top Cookie" award and be featured at the Festival coffee booth on Pine Street next to the Festival souvenir booth.

  • Deadline to enter May 31, 2023.  

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