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Highwood Pumpkinfest in Highwood

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Oct. 9-11, 2015 in Highwood, Illinois

Friday 4-9 p.m.

Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Sunday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Last year, this Illinois farm broke the Guinness World Record for the longest line of pumpkin pies and attempting most people carving simultaneously, with more than 32,000 pumpkins carved over the four-day festival. Head to Highwood this October to be part of more record-breaking attempts this year.

The festival celebrates its 125th anniversary this year with a long weekend of live music, hayrides, pumpkin carving, huge pumpkin displays, nightly jack-o’-lantern lightings, a parade and more.

Learn more about the festival and check out last year’s pumpkin lighting at highwoodpumpkinfest.com.

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