Up to $25,000 dollars is paid for the largest
pumpkin at fall festivals.
The largest pumpkin weighed in at 1725 pounds
in 2009. . (see picture file)
The largest pumpkin grown in Ct. was grown in
Rocky Hill and weighed in at the Durham Fair in
2008 at 1,358 pounds.
World's Largest Pumpkin Pie
The current world record stands at 2,020 pounds (after baking). It was prepared and
baked by the New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers at New Bremen, Ohio. This huge pie
was made on October 8, 2005. This world record pie is recognized by Guiness World
Book of Records.
W: Hooker Day Parade, October 24
This is what $454.61 worth of Hooker Day Parade
Halloween Candy looks like stuffed in the trunk of a
car. ( see picture file)