By CBS Baltimore Staff

COCKEYSVILLE, MD. (WJZ) — It’s a giant- patriotic- pumpkin! And it’s coming to Valley View Farms this fall.

The arrival of the giant pumpkin is a fall tradition at Valley View Farms, and this year they’ll have a patriotic pumpkin on display.

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Credit: Valley View Farms

The pumpkin, named “The Patriot” weighs 1,776 lbs. It will be on display at the farm located on York Road in Cockeysville/Hunt Valley starting at 10 a.m. Wednesday, where it will stay until October 31.

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The pumpkin will then be cut open and its seeds will be counted. The first person who guesses the correct number of seeds will win a $300 Valley View Farms’ Gift Card.

You can submit a contest entry until the seed counting begins.

The farm has “thousands of pumpkins of all sizes,” and there is a free straw maze for kids to enjoy.

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Maryland has many spots to pick out pumpkins and enjoy fall fun, check out our list here. 

CBS Baltimore Staff