Great Pumpkin Farms: 7th Annual Great Pumpkin Drop

October 8, 2012 Updated Oct 8, 2012 at 12:32 PM EDT

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October 8, 2012 Updated Oct 8, 2012 at 12:32 PM EDT

CLARENCE, NY (WKBW) - In Clarence, 7th Annual Great Pumpkin Drop, at the Great Pumpkin Farm, where a one thousand pound pumpkin was dropped from a fork lift.

This event happens on Columbus day each year.

The special part is not only the pumpkin drop, but also coins that are stashed inside. The coins have numbers on them that correlate with prizes that people can win. Someone can win a $750 money prize.

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