FOLEY (WJON News) - This year’s North American Largest Pumpkin was grown in Anoka, and will meet the public in Foley Tuesday!

Travis Gienger, from rural Anoka, grew the record-breaker and won this year’s competition at the Halfmoon Bay Pumpkin Festival in California.

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Guinness Records certified the pumpkin as North America’s largest – weighing 2,560 pounds!

Photos: YouTube, Ana Essentiels on Unsplash
Photos: YouTube, Ana Essentiels on Unsplash
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The famous pumpkin will make an appearance at Holdridge Park from 11:00 am until 5:30 pm.

Neighborhood Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, and Electrical sponsors the event, with candy for the kids and a chance to take a picture with the record-setting pumpkin.

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