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Watch this live carving of a giant pumpkin at Botanic Gardens!

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Do you want an extra memorable Halloween? 

Sweet Love, one of the largest pumpkins grown in Colorado, will be carved at Denver Botanic Gardens’ York Street location by professional carver Willy Tuz on Halloween day. The pumpkin weighs 1,687 pounds and was grown in Parker, Colorado by Chad New. Tuz, who carved many of the pumpkins on display at the recent Glow at the Gardens, will create an etched botanical design.

Visitors are invited to watch the live carving and access to the pumpkin is included with general admission. Advance tickets are encouraged. 

WHEN: Tuesday, October 31, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m., weather dependent.
WHERE: Denver Botanic Gardens, 1007 York Street, Denver, 80206. The pumpkin is on the concrete pad at the top of the UMB Amphitheater.

ABOUT DENVER BOTANIC GARDENS: Green inside and out, Denver Botanic Gardens began in 1951 and is considered one of the top botanical gardens in the United States and a pioneer in water conservation. Accredited by the American Alliance of Museums, the Gardens’ living collections encompass specimens from the tropics to the tundra, showcasing a plant palette chosen to thrive in Colorado’s semi-arid climate. The Gardens is a dynamic, 24-acre urban oasis in the heart of the city, offering unforgettable opportunities to flourish with unique garden experiences for the whole family 

Mile High Mamas
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