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Giant Pumpkin Weekend

Spooky Pumpkin Garden

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until October 27, 2019

New York Botanical Garden

2900 Southern Boulevard
New York    + Google Map

Free with admission

Get up close and personal with some of the world’s largest pumpkins, meticulously cared for every year by elite growers and brought to NYBG in collaboration with the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth. Take a pic atop a 2000 pound+ gourd, meet the frowers,  wander throufh  Spooky Pumpkin Garden. At 12 pm & 2 pm, meet creepy and cool critters during a live animal presentation and discover the unique adaptations which help them survive in their habitats.

New York Botanical Garden Holiday Train Show

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