Guinness World Record Breaking News in Richland Center, WI – Richland Center Tourism
Richland Center, WI is THE place to be this Halloween season!! On October 30th Richland Center, WI will be bringing the Guinness World Records to Krouskop Park to break the world record for the most pumpkins carved in a line or chain.
The current record 2,015 pumpkins is held by Eniwa Happy Halloween Executive Committee in Eniwa, Hokkaido, Japan set on October 31, 2015. The goal for Richland Center is 3,000 and bring the record back to the USA! Each pumpkin needs to include carved eyes, nose, mouth, and eyebrows. They also need to be lined up in a line or a chain and must be touching each other.
Richland Center will be executing this record along the dike between Hwy 14 and Seminary St. They are planning on brining an official Guinness World Record Judge to record our event escorted by our Mayor Paul Corcoran in a helicopter which will land in Krouskop Park. He will declare Richland Center as the new record holders, and present the community with the official signed Guinness World Record certificate. Then … IT”S A PARTY IN THE PARK!
This event is open to everyone! If you would like to participate in breaking a world record by donating pumpkins or carving them, we would welcome you. You can sign up for the great pumpkin carving event on” Volunteer Sign Up Day” September 22nd, 12 noon to 6pm at the Richland Center Community Center. For more information, call the Richland Center Parks and Recreation Department, (608) 647-8108, Ext. 1.