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64 Carved Pumpkins for Halloween

Each year the city of Encinitas and the Self Realization Fellowship puts on a fun community event that features lots and lots of carved pumpkins. In this post you’ll see 64 photos that may give you great ideas for making your own carved pumpkins. The spectacular array of pumpkins throughout the old downtown area of Highway 101 draws a crowd of all ages.

Carved pumpkins at the Self Realization Fellowship in Encinitas - 2015

Crowds line up to view the vast array of carved pumpkins

Adventure Movie Character Carved Pumpkins

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The Hobbit

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Gollum and Thranduil characters from The Hobbit are featured on the top row or pumpkin carvings.

 Thranduil and Azog Hobbit pumpkins at the SRF in Encinitas-2015

In addition to Thranduil, you can see the Yazneg character on the right. Or is it Azog?

Yazneg character from the Hobbit

Yazneg character from the Hobbit

Star Wars

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Yoda from Star Wars carved pumpkin

Princess Leia pumpkin

Princess Leia pumpkin

Star Wars Spacecraft pumpkin

Star Wars Spacecraft pumpkin

Luke Skywalker pumpkin

Luke Skywalker pumpkin

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Luke Skywalker with Yoda carved pumpkin

Luke Skywalker with Yoda carved pumpkin

Marvel Comics and Super Heroes Carved Pumpkins

The Incredible Hulk

The Incredible Hulk

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Monsters, Scary Animals and Mythical Beasts

Dragon carved pumpkin

Dragon carved pumpkin

A shark eating a shark carved pumpkin

A shark eating a shark pumpkin

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Another rendition of a mythical dragon

Chinese style dragon pumpkin

Chinese style dragon

pumpkin monsters

2 different pumpkin monsters

Halloween Theme and Scary Pumpkins

Halloween Haunted House pumpkin

Halloween Haunted House pumpkin

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Evil witch with her cat pumpkin carving

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Skull profile portrait pumpkin

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This headless horseman has a Jack O’Lantern head

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Dracula pumpkin

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Mad Motorcycle rider

3 Dimensional Carved Pumpkins

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A fun variety of 3 dimensional carved pumpkins

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3D goblin carved pumpkin

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Wacky faced pumpkin

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Scary hairy guy pumpkin with missing teeth

lion face pumpkin

Fang bearing lion face pumpkin

scary head pumpkin

Creepy zipper-head 3D pumpkin

2 face pumpkin

2 face pumpkin

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3 dimensional elephant face

Beautiful Animals

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The King of the Jungle

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Resting Tiger pumpkin

Butterfly carved pumpkin

Butterfly carved pumpkin

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Owl pumpkin

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opposite cats

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Another lovely butterfly pumpkin

 

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Royal elephant pumpkin

 

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Rising Phoenix pumpkin

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Spider web and birds

Cartoon Characters

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Characters from Casper the Friendly Ghost

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Minion “Bello”

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Anna of the movie Frozen

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Frozen character Olaf made from stacked white pumpkins

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Disney characters Bambie and Thumper

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Disney’s Mickey Mouse with Pluto

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Mickey Mouse in the movie, Fantasia

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Garfield pumpkin

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Garfield in a pumpkin

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More Minions

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Shrek pumpkin

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Disney’s Nemo with his Dad

Surfing Culture

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Sunset Surf

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Old Woody with surfboard

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Surfing on a stand up paddle board

Peace and Beauty

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Pumpkin version of Michelangelo’s The Creation of Adam

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Girl in a gown

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Taj Mahal pumpkin

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Meditating pumpkin

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Miscellaneous Carved Pumpkins

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Abe Lincoln pumpkin

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Steve Jobs profile in Apple on painted pumpkin

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Samurai

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Want more? See 147 more carved pumpkins on our blog by clicking here. And you’ll find 75 more pumpkin carving ideas from a previous year here.

You’ll find a great collection of pumpkin carving tools as well as lessons in our online shop. Our Pattern Transfer Paper and Pattern Transfer Fabric are wonderful time-savers that also make it easier to carve, giving you better results. Find out more out them here.

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