The annual showcase of gourd-geous gigantism set a new California record via a 2175-pound pumpkin, courtesy of a Napa farmer.
It was one for the record books.
Yes, the Coastside’s annual tradition of grand pumpkin voyeurism was highly spirited, very photogenic and just really really big. Record-setting big, in fact.
The yearly Half Moon Bay World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off—a combination of classic Americana seasonal spirit and agricultural exhibitionism—officially broke a California record for the largest pumpkin grown in-state. The winning gourd, by way of Napa farmer Leonardo Urena, tipped the scales at a whopping 2175 pounds (!!!), much to the delight of the hundreds of spectators in attendance at the I.D.E.S. Hall, in downtown Half Moon Bay.
The Six Fifty took the trip down the coast this morning to capture some oversized pics of the mass-focused festivities event. Take a look….
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