This event, hosted each year around Fall Family Weekend, is put on by the WSU Physics and Astronomy Club. Each year students, faculty, and occasionally audience members, participate in an annual gravity experiment using Pumpkins and the 12 story building of Webster. Find Webster Physical Science Building here
Pumpkin Drop 2021
October 16th – mark your calendar!
Join us on Family Weekend for a smashing good time at the 16th Annual Pumpkin Drop. Sponsored by the Physics and Astronomy Club, this pre-game, gravity-bound extravaganza celebrates the fun side of science by dropping pumpkins of all shapes and sizes from the highest point in Pullman: the 12th floor of Webster Hall. Additional entertainment and demonstrations for kids of all ages will be on site as well.
Activities begin at 11:00 am. Main event begins at 1:00 pm.
Video below thanks to The Daily Evergreen – 2016
2015 PUMPKIN DROP
2014 PUMPKIN DROP
2013 PUMPKIN DROP
ESPN COVERAGE OF PUMPKIN DROP
DR. COOPER PUMPKIN DROP 2013