It's that spooky time of the year again, and pumpkins are everywhere for Halloween! Here are 7 of our favorite pumpkin-related records:
Most lit jack-o'-lanterns displayed
The record for the most lit Jack-o'-lanterns on display (above) is 30,128 in an event organised by Camp Sunshine at the Life is good Pumpkin Festival in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, on 21 October 2006.
The heaviest pumpkin weighed 824.86 kg (1,818 lb 5 oz) and was presented by Jim and Kelsey Bryson (Canada) at the Prince Edward County Pumpkinfest, Wellington, Ontario on 15 October 2011.
5. Farthest distance to fire a pumpkin
The farthest distance to fire a pumpkin is 1,690.24 m ( 5,545.43 ft) and was achieved by Ralph J. Eschborn II, Alex C. Eschborn, Eric J. Eschborn, Pete Hill, Stefan Hill, John Piel, Verne Weidman, Don Brill, and Harry Harding (all USA) using their "Big 10 Inch" air cannon in Moab, Utah, USA, on 9 Sep 2010.
Fastest time to carve one pumpkin
The fastest time to carve a face into a pumpkin is 20.1 seconds, by David Finkle (UK), who achieved his record for BBC's Countryfile programme, in Colchester, UK, on 7 October 2010.
Most pumpkins smashed in one minute
The most pumpkins smashed in one minute is 11 and was achieved by Ben Shephard (UK) on the set of This Morning, ITV, London, UK, on 29 October 2010.
2. Largest jack o'lantern
The largest jack o'lantern was carved by Scott Cully (USA) from a pumpkin weighing 821.23 kg (1,810.5 lb) in Bronx, New York, USA, on 30 October 2010.
Largest pumpkin pie
The largest pumpkin pie weighs 1,678 kg (3,699 lb) and was made by New Bremen Giant Pumpkin Growers (USA) at New Bremen Pumpkinfest in New Bremen, Ohio, USA, on 25 September 2010. The diameter of the pie was 6 m (20 ft). The crust was made of 440 sheets of dough and the other ingredients were canned pumpkin, evaporated milk, eggs, sugar, salt, cinnamon and pumpkin spice.