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Some may think mummies, werewolves, and other monsters are the highlight of the Halloween season, but nothing tops the monstrous, gargantuan gourds that headline Giant Pumpkin Weekend. Get up close and personal with some of the largest pumpkins in the world, meticulously cared for every year by elite growers and brought to NYBG in collaboration with the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth.
Meet the Growers: Q&A and Seed Harvesting
October 26; 1 & 3 p.m.
October 27; 12 p.m.
Throughout the Everett Children’s Adventure Garden
Watch as we harvest the pumpkins’ immense seeds, ask the growers your most pressing questions about growing these giants, and snap a selfie next to these massive pumpkins to see how you measure up!
Pumpkin Carving Demonstrations
Watch as amazing pumpkin faces and designs emerge from pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Adam Bierton is a professional sculptor and pumpkin carver and winner of the Food Network series Halloween Wars.
Witness the Arrival of This Year's Giants
Giant Pumpkin Weekend arranged in collaboration with: