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Giant Pumpkin Regattas: Yet Another Reason Why Fall is Awesome

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All hail the pumpkin regatta…

Not gonna lie – giant pumpkins kinda give us the creeps, so we’re stoked these folks found a way to distract us.

The Pumpkin Regatta began as an annual tradition in Maine (of course) and is quickly spreading West.

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The Grand Pumpkin Floatilla

In order to create this floating masterpiece, you must first start with a huge pumpkin (between 500 and 1,500 pounds) then go to town on it until it looks like this…

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Stiff Competition

Once you’ve carved this beast, you’re ready to hit the water. Participants are judged based on fastest time but we appreaciate the thought and creativity that goes into making these giant pumpkins hilarious.

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Pumpkin Regatta halloween gigantic pumpkin big pumpkin

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