Giant Pumpkin Carving Weekend

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October 19, 2013 through October 20, 2013


The New York Botanical Garden


All Ages

Weekends/Holidays: $20-$25; $18-$22 seniors/students; $8-10 children ages 2-12; free for children younger than 2.

Description: 10am-6pm at the Clay Family Picnic Pavilions: Giant pumpkins from around the world once again arrive at the Haunted Pumpkin Garden, arranged in collaboration with the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth. Watch Master Carver Ray Villafane and his team transform these pumpkins into unearthly creatures. Enjoy daily Q&A sessions with the carvers and snack on seasonal treats provided by Whole Foods Market.

Q&A with the Master Carvers 12pm, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm Master Carvers stop for a moment to share how they came up with their creative ideas to transform the giant pumpkins into works of art before your eyes. Ask these talented artists your burning questions. Additional Roaming Guides will be on hand for questions throughout the day.

Address: 2900 Southern Blvd.
Bronx, NY 10458
Phone: 718-817-8700


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