The biggest pumpkin festival in Germany is known locally as the Kuerbisausstellung that happens every autumn in Ludwigsburg. Every year the topic changes. This year the topic is Pumpkin Forest. And huge structure made out of pumpkin is erect in the magical gardens of Ludwigsburg castle. You possibly never know that there are more than 800 different varieties of pumpkin in the world. New art pieces and action scenes with pumpkins are on displayed 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 destroyed.
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