Giant Pumpkins at The New York Botanical Garden - New York Botanical Garden
Hours: 10am-6pm Tuesday-Sunday, October 20-30
Price: Garden admission: $10; $5 seniors and students; $2 children ages 2-12; free children younger than 2
Bronx River Parkway (exit 7W) and Fordham Road - 718-817-8700
Bronx, NY 10458
Description: The top four winning pumpkins from regional weigh-offs across the United States and Canada, including one that broke the world record for heaviest pumpkin, will be on display for a limited time at The New York Botanical Garden. See the largest pumpkin in the world, weighing 1,818.5 pounds (a new world record), grown by Jim Bryson and his 12-year-old daughter Kelsey in Ormstown, Quebec, Canada, plus a 1,807.5 pounder from Pennsylvania, two gourds from California that both weigh in well over 1,600 pounds.