Germany has the largest pumpkin festival in the world known locally as the Kuerbisausstellung that happens every autumn in Ludwigsburg. Every year the theme changes. This year the theme 2018 is Pumpkin Forest. And huge structures made out of pumpkin is erected in the magical gardens of Schloss Ludwigsburg (castle). You probably never knew that there are 800 different kinds of pumpkin in the world. Art pieces and action scenes with pumpkins are on display every day during the festival. There are 450,000 pumpkins on display, plus chainsaw carving competitions, pumpkin boats races, pumpkins on the menu, and giant pumpkins getting smashed.
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