a crowd watch as two people lift a carved out piece of a giant pumpkin on a wooden platform

Great Pumpkin Commonwealth Q&A

October 21 & 22, 2023

1–2 p.m. | At the Garden

This year’s winning giant pumpkins from the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth weigh-offs will be on display at NYBG October 21–31.

Meet the Giant Pumpkin Growers

October 21: 1 & 3 p.m.; October 22: 1 p.m.

Meet the growers of these giant pumpkins and stay for deseeding demonstrations, conversations on the pumpkins’ growth, and more!

a person inside of a giant pumpkin with another person standing next to the pumpkin with a white bucket