Rio Rancho hoping to break own pumpkin carving record

New Mexico News

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – Sharpen your carving knives and help set a Guinness World Record. Rio Rancho is trying to break its own world record for the most people carving pumpkins simultaneously which the community set back in 2013 with 1,060 people.


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At this year’s Rio Rancho Fall Festival, the goal is to get 2,000 carvers going at once. Pumpkins will be provided and the jack-o-lanterns will be set up around the festival. The free event happens on Saturday, October 23 at Campus Park from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Pumpkin carving kicks off at 3:30 p.m.

For more information, visit rioranchoeventscenter.com/event/rio-rancho-fall-festival.

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