A little girl attempts to put her arms around the 1st place 260.5 kg (573.1 lbs.) pumpkin after the 5th Berlin-Brandenburg Heaviet Pumpkin Contest at the Spargelhof Klaistow farm on October 12, 2008 in Klaistow, Germany. Sparghelhof Klaistow, which has a family fun park built to the theme of pumpkins, grows 400 different kinds of pumpkins. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images Europe) It's a fact, kids just love big giant pumpkins. Look at this girl. She loves that pumpkin so much she's trying...Read Full Story
The world's biggest pumpkin was weighed at 1,689 pounds on Oct. 26, 2007. It was grown by Joe Jutras of North Scituate, Rhode Island.