PICK YOUR OWN PUMPKIN FARMS IN NY, NJ, AND CT

by NYMetroParents Staff June 11, 2014

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UPDATED FALL 2014: Pumpkin picking is a perfect fall activity for families in the New York City area. Here you'll find our comprehensive list of pick-your-own pumpkin farms and pumpkin patches throughout the area, including NYC, Southeast New York, Long Island, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

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With Halloween on the horizon, October is the perfect month to take an adventure to the farms and fields for a little pick-your-own family fun. Spend a day in the pumpkin patch and bring home gourds small and large for painting, carving, and cooking. Many of the locations listed here also offer corn mazes, hayrides, and tons of other fall activities.

Please note: Dates and availability are subject to change due to weather and demand. We recommend calling ahead before visiting these farms.

 

NEW YORK CITY

Decker Farm
435 Richmond Hill Road, Staten Island
718-351-1611

Pumpkin picking through October. Self-guided tours and hayrides offered. Corn field on site. Free shuttle bus service available from the Historic Richmond Town parking lot to the farm. Admission: $5 per person or $16 for a family of four. Additional cost for pumpkins.

Queens County Farm Museum
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
718-347-3276
Pick your own pumpkins on weekends, 11am-4:30pm, throughout October. Hayrides and a three-acre interactive corn maze also offered.

 

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SOUTHEAST NEW YORK

(Rockland County, Westchester County, Dutchess County, Orange County, Ulster County)

Rockland County

The Orchards of Concklin
2 S. Mountain Road, Pomona
845-354-0369
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October, 10am-5pm weekends only. On site haunted house and giant blow-up slide, plus a farm store with homegrown and local fruits and vegetables, baked goods, and homemade apple cider and peanut butter. Birthday parties are available by appointment. 

Dr. Davies Farm
306 Route 304, Congers
845-268-7020
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through the first weekend in November, 10am-4:30pm daily. Hayrides to the pumpkin fields offered on weekends (weekdays by appointment); $5 per person. Farmers market with homegrown and local produce. Large field with picnic areas. 

Westchester County

Amawalk Farm
42 Wood St., Katonah 
914-245-2319
Details on pumpkin picking were not available at press time. Check the website for updates.

Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center
1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights
914-962-2368
U-pick pumpkins and vegetables through the fall, 10am-4pm Saturdays only. Organic practice. Three hiking trails on site. Guided tours available. Free parking. Farm stand with farm-grown produce, seasonal vegetables, herbs, cut flowers, honey, grains, and maple syrup; open 1-6pm Fridays and 10am-4pm Saturdays.

Outhouse Orchards
139 Hardscrabble Road,
North Salem

914-277-3188
Pick your own pumpkins and vegetables through mid October, 9am-6pm daily.

Stuart’s Fruit Farm
62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs
914-245-2784
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through November, 9am-6pm daily. School tours available weekdays in October. Group tours available through the barn, cider mill, and cold storage, ending with a chance to pick apples or pumpkins. Birthday parties available on weekends. Cash and check only. Bakery open daily with pies, apple cider, apple cider donuts, muffins, scones, and other treats for sale.

Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm
1335 Whitehill Road, Yorktown Heights
914-245-5111
Pick your own pumpkins and apples in October, Friday-Sunday 10am-4:30pm. Bake shop and Appleseed Gift Shop on site, plus a farm market with pre-picked farm produce, snacks, apple cider, and more.

 

Dutchess County

Barton Orchards
63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag
845-227-2306
Pumpkin picking through Oct. 31, 9am-5pm daily. Children’s playground open daily. Harvest festivals on weekends through Nov. 1 featuring live entertainment, hayrides, petting zoo, haunted house, corn maze, gemstone mining, and family fun park. Old Country Store on site with fudge, ice cream, crafts, and produce. Bakery open on weekends.

Dykeman Farm
823 W. Dover Road, Pawling
845-832-6068; [email protected]
Pick your own pumpkins in October and on Columbus Day, 10am-5pm weekends only. Free hayrides available. Farm stand open daily with a variety of fresh homegrown vegetables, sweet corn, and local and apples in season. Refreshments and face painting available. Free parking. Field trips for nursery schools and elementary schools call to arrange.

Evergreen Farm
407 N. Tower Hill Road, Millbrook
845-677-3785
Pick your own pumpkins, gourds, and ornamental corn, 10am-4pm weekends and Columbus Day through Oct. 28. Free hayrides and parking.

Fishkill Farms
9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction
845-897-4377; [email protected]
Pick your own pumpkins and apples in October, 9am-6pm daily. Harvest festival weekends mid-September through mid-October with hayrides and a hay jump. Farm store on site featuring organically grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, and other local products. 

Fraleigh’s Rose Hill Farm
19 Rose Hill Farm, Red Hook
845-758-4215; [email protected]
Pick your own pumpkins in the fall. Call or visit website for an updated schedule. Farm stand with pre-picked produce, and baked goods on site. Open 10am-6pm weekends.

Greig Farm
221 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook
845-758-1234
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October, 9am-6pm daily. Hudson Valley farmer’s market on Saturdays 10am-3pm. Grandiflora Nursery located nearby.

Mead Orchards LLC
15 Scism Road, Tivoli
845-756-5641; [email protected]
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through Oct. 25, 10am-6pm weekends, and on Columbus Day. Farm stand with pre-picked fruits and vegetables, honey, and apple cider. Picnic tables and outdoor restrooms available. No entrance fee. Call ahead for large groups.

 

Orange County

Apple Ridge Orchards
101 Jessup Road, Warwick 
845-987-7717

Pick your own pumpkins from mid-September through October, 9am-5pm Monday- Friday for school groups only; 9am-6pm on weekends and all holidays. Hay wagon rides, fresh-pressed cider, friendly farm animals for petting, glass observation honey beehive, farm store, and bouncy house.

Bellvale Farms 
Iron Forge Road, Warwick
845-988-5414; [email protected]

Pick your own pumpkins and hayrides through October, 12-5pm weekends and on Columbus Day. Call for availability of pumpkins. Creamery on site featuring homemade ice cream, shakes, sundaes, and more.

Lawrence Farms Orchards
39 Colandrea Road, Newburgh
845-562-4268
Pick your own pumpkins, apples, grapes, peppers, pears, plums, other fruits, corn, eggplant, squash, tomatoes, beans, and other vegetables through October, 9am-4pm daily. Little Play Village, animal visiting, and indoor hay bale maze on site. Country store and bakery with fruits and vegetables, homemade doughnuts, refreshments, and local dairy farm ice cream. Train rides on weekends.

Manza Family Farm
730 State Route 211, Montgomery
845-692-4364
Pick your own pumpkins during Fall Festival weekends in October, which include tractor-drawn hayrides, pony rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, a straw maze, and farm animals. Farm stand with trees, shrubs, and flowers for sale. Open 8am-5pm daily.

Masker Orchards
45 Ball Road, Warwick
845-986-1058
Pumpkin and apple picking through the end of October, 9am-5pm daily. Barnyard animals (all week); pony rides, wagon rides, haunted house only on weekends. Free parking and admission. 

Ochs Orchard
4 Ochs Lane, Warwick
845-986-1591
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October, 9am-5pm daily. Petting zoo, gazebo, and picnic area on site. Farm market with homegrown and local fruits and vegetables (in season), apple cider and doughnuts, jams and jellies, honey, maple syrup, and homemade ice cream; open 9am-5pm daily through December.

Overlook Farm Market & Country Store
5417 Route 9W, Newburgh
800-291-9137 or 845-562-5780
Pumpkin patch and apple orchard open until it snows, 8am-6pm everyday except Tuesday. Fall harvest weekends in October feature orchard walk, harvest picnics, and picnicking at Blossom Pond. Farm market with homegrown produce, garden center greenhouse, petting zoo, bakery, and deli open March through December, 8am-6pm everyday except Tuesday. 

Pierson’s Evergreen Farm
1448 Route 211 West, Middletown
845-386-1882
Pick your own pumpkins through October. Weekends feature tractor-pulled hayrides to feed the animals, corn maze, challenging corn and hay bale maze, and kiddy maze. Fright Nights (7-10pm on Oct. 11, 12, 18, 25, and Nov. 1) feature the Haunted Barn, cemetery, and corn maze ($15; a portion of the proceeds go to charity). Snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, and store on site with pre-picked produce, mums, homemade goods, gifts, holiday decorations, and antiques. Birthday parties and school tours welcome. For up-to-date info: “Like” the Pierson’s Farm and Greenhouse and Fright Nights at Pierson’s Farm pages on Facebook. 

Soons Orchard
23 Soons Circle, New Hampton
845-374-5471
Pick your own pumpkins through October (starts third week in September), 11am-4pm weekends and Columbus Day. Wagon rides to pumpkin patch. Farm store with homegrown and local produce, fresh-pressed apple cider, homemade goodies, apple gift baskets, and other specialties. Homemade hard cider available in tasting room along with other New York State wines and spirits. Scotty’s Country Kitchen sells baked goods. Store and kitchen open 9am-6pm daily.

Weed Orchards
43 Mount Zion Road, Marlboro
845-236-2684 or 845-236-0237
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October. Bakery, farm market, and gift shop on site. Free hayrides, picnic tables, petting zoo, one-acre corn maze, and face painting. Live entertainment on the weekends, plus games and contests for children and adults. Call, visit the website, or check us out on Facebook for updated information on this year’s Apple Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Festival. Winery opening in mid-October. Open daily through Oct. 31: 10am-5pm Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm weekends and holidays.

Ulster County

Apple Hill Farm
124 Route 32 South, New Paltz

845-255-1605
U-pick pumpkins, gourds, and apples through October, Friday-Monday 10am-5pm. Free hayrides and fire truck rides on weekends. Picnic areas available. Barn with homegrown produce, fresh-pressed apple cider, and doughnuts on site.

DuBois Farms U-Pick
209 Perkinsville Road, Highland
845-795-4037; [email protected]
U-pick pumpkins, apples, and pears through October, 10am-5pm daily. Harvest Festival: Oct. 6-8; Scarecrow Jamboree: Oct. 13-14; Pumpkin Festival: Oct. 20-21; Halloween Fun Festival: Oct. 27-28. Corn maze, hayrides, farm animals, and children’s play area and activities on site; restrooms available. Farm market, café, and bakery on site; weekend barbecues. Free admission.

Hurds Family Farm
2187 State Route 32, Modena
845-883-7825; [email protected]
U-pick pumpkins, veggies, raspberries, and apples through October, 9am-5pm daily, and until 9pm on Saturdays. Family-friendly mystery corn maze, hayrides, and bonfires. Big apple bounce pillow and gem mining daily. Educational school tours and birthday parties available. Pumpkin Harvest Fiesta with live music is held the last three weekends in October.

Jenkins-Lueken Orchards
69 Yankee Folley Road, New Paltz
845-255-0999; [email protected]
Pick your own pumpkins, raspberries, blackberries, and apples through October, 9am-6pm daily. Corn maze, bakery, hayrides, and fresh-pressed apple cider available.

Kelder’s Farm & U-Pick
5755 Route 209, Kerhonkson
845-626-7137; [email protected]
Pick-your-own pumpkins and raspberries through October, 10am-6pm daily. Eight-acre corn maze, petting zoo, mini golf course, jumping pillow, and hayrides on site. School tours and birthday parties by appointment.

Maynard Farms & Orchards
326 River Road, Ulster Park
845-331-6908; [email protected]
Pick your own pumpkins and apples in October, 10am-5pm weekends only. Picnic tables available.

Prospect Hill Orchards
73 Clarks Lane, Milton
845-795-2383; [email protected]
Pumpkin and apple picking through October, 9am-4pm weekends only. Pre-picked produce, apple cider and doughnuts, and other baked goods available. Farm tours by appointment. Oct. 18-90: Free Johnny Appleseed Cider Festival.

Saunderskill Farms
5100 Route 209, Accord
845-626-2676; [email protected]
Pick your own pumpkins and raspberries through October, 7am-6pm daily except Mondays. Tractor-drawn hayrides, free corn maze, and horse-drawn hayrides on weekends. Farm market with pre-picked homegrown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, apple cider and donuts, local maple syrup and honey, ice cream, flower garden, and more on site.

Tantillo’s Farm Market
730 State Road Route 208, Gardiner
845-256-9109
Pick your own pumpkins, tomatoes, and apples through October, 9am-4:30pm daily. This farm uses sustainable farming methods. School and group trips welcome on weekdays by appointment. Farm market with pre-picked homegrown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, and ice cream on site, open 9am-6pm daily; ice cream available 11am-9pm.

Wallkill View Farm Market
10 Route 299 West, New Paltz
845-255-8050
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-6:30pm daily. Balloon jump on site. Free hayrides and corn maze ($4) on weekends. Greenhouse and garden center, bakery with homemade goods, fresh-pressed apple cider and doughnuts, fall decorations.

Wilklow Orchards
341 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland
845-691-2339
U-pick pumpkins and apples through October, 9am-5pm daily. Hay jump, tunnels, greenhouse, farm animals, and picnic areas. Roadside stand with pre-picked fruits and vegetables, baked goods, snacks, fresh-pressed apple cider and doughnuts, homemade jams, and fall items. School and church groups welcome, call for reservation; birthday parties available on weekends. 

Wright’s Apple Farm
699 State Route 208, Gardiner
845-255-5300
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October on a 453-acre farm. U-pick is open daily (including holidays) 8am-6pm. Farm market with pre-picked fruits and vegetables, homemade baked goods, 21 flavors of jams, cider doughnuts, candy and caramel apples, autumn decorations, and more; store is open 8am-7pm daily, year-round.

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LONG ISLAND

Albert H. Schmitt Family Farms
6 Bagatelle Road, Dix Hills
631-549-1159
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-6pm daily. Hayrides and haunted maze on weekends. Fall decorations for sale.

Benner’s Farm
56 Gnarled Hollow Road, East Setauket
631-689-8172
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 12-4pm weekends only. Hayrides (including a haunted hayride), Big Swing, and farm animals. Saturdays feature special guests and Sundays feature live music. Admission: $8; $6 children (includes corn and hayrides). Harvest Festival: Oct. 12, 12-4pm. 

Borellas Farm Stand
485 Edgewood Ave., Saint James
631-862-7330
U-pick pumpkins in October, 11am-5pm weekends only. Hayrides, snacks, corn maze, live music, and other activities. Farm stand with homegrown fruits and vegetables. Free parking. Free admission for children younger than 3.

Brightwaters Farms & Nursery
1624 Manatuck Blvd., Bay Shore
631-665-5411
U-pick pumpkins through October, 9am-5pm daily. Hayrides, inflatable rides, and a farm store with novelty decorations, apples, candy apples, and full concession stand on weekends only. Admission is charged on weekends and Columbus Day, and includes face painting, clown entertainment, animal viewing, and unlimited hay rides.

F&W Schmitt’s Family Farm
26 Pinelawn Road, Melville
631-271-3276
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-5pm daily. Free hayrides. Six-acre corn maze with admission. Country store on premises. Weekend and Columbus Day activities include inflatable rides and food concessions. Haunted corn maze and haunted mansion Friday-Sunday through October.

Fairview Farm
69 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton (GPS: 69 Horsemill Road, Watermill)
631-537-6154
Pick your own pumpkins, gourds, and squash through the first week of November, 10am-6pm Thursday-Sunday, plus Monday holidays. Eight-acre corn maze. Admission: $10; $8 children ages 4-11; free for children younger than 4.
 

Grammas Flower Cottage
2891 Montauk Highway, Brookhaven
631-730-6264; [email protected]
U-pick pumpkins through October, 9am-6pm daily. Plants, perennials, shrubs, and trees for sale.

Greenland Family Farms
17155 County Road 48, Cutchogue
631-734-5791
Pumpkin picking throughout October, 9am-5pm daily. Hayrides by appointment only. Fall decorations, trees, bushes, and perennials for sale. 

Harbes Family Farm’s Middle Earth Pumpkin Farm
715 Sound Ave. Mattituck
631-298-0800
U-pick pumpkins through Nov. 1, 9am-6pm. Hayrides weekends only, corn maze, pony rides, farm animals, and snacks available. Fall decorations for sale. Restrooms on site.

Hank’s Pumpkintown
240 Montauk Highway, Watermill
631-726-4667
U-pick pumpkins and apples through October, 9:30am-6pm daily. Corn mazes, wagon rides, tractor rides, pedal cart racetrack, and more. Admission: $10.

Krupski’s Vegetable & Pumpkin Farm
38030 Route 25, Peconic
631-734-7841
U-pick pumpkins through October. Farm-fresh produce for sale. Open 9am-6pm Monday-Thursday and 9am-7pm Friday-Sunday.

Lewin Farms
812 Sound Ave., Calverton
631-929-4327
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-5pm daily except Tuesdays. Call before visiting to confirm pick-your-own dates, as they are subject to change.

Stakey’s Pumpkin Farm
270 West Lane, Aquebogue

631-722-3467
Pick your own pumpkins through October. Hayrides, corn maze, bounce house, face painting, and pony rides on site. Greenhouse, country store, and Snack Shack with roasted corn on site. Open 12-5pm Monday-Friday; 9am-5pm weekends and Columbus Day. Open 9am-5pm weekdays for schools and other groups.

The Milk Pail Farm & Orchard
50 Horsemill Lane, Water Mill
631-537-2565
U-pick pumpkins and apples through October, 10am-5:30pm Saturday-Monday and holidays. 

White Post Farms
250 Old Country Road, Melville

631-351-9373
U-pick pumpkins through Oct. 25. Fall festival weekends through the end of October include live entertainment, hayrides, pony rides, games, and more; 10am-4pm. Open weekdays 10am-4pm with free admission.

Woodside Nursery & Garden Center Inc.
134 E. Woodside Ave., Patchogue
631-758-1491
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-6pm daily. Haunted house and balloon bounce every day. Face painting and roasted corn on weekends and Columbus Day. Birthday parties and field trips available.    

 

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NEW JERSEY

Abma’s Farm Market & Nursery
700 Lawlins Road, Wycoff
201-891-0278
Pumpkin picking and hay rides through October, 11am-3:45pm Saturdays and 9am-5pm weekdays by appointment only (groups of 20 or more). Pony rides on Saturdays. Offers hayride/pumpkin picking birthday parties in October.  

Alstede Farms
84 County Route 513 (Old Route 24), Chester
GPS Address: 1 Chester Field Drive (farm is across the street)
908-879-7189
Pick your own pumpkins and gourds 9am-6pm daily through mid November; apples, peaches, raspberries, and other vegetables through October. Pony rides, wagon rides, and moon bounce open Tuesday-Wednesday, Friday-Sunday, and holidays. Daily hayrides, corn maze, friendly farm animals, and giant hay bale pyramid.

Bullock Farms
83 Emleys Hill Road, Cream Ridge
609-758-8726
Pick your own pumpkins and hayrides Friday-Sunday and Columbus Day, 9am-6pm. Last hayride at 5pm. Large groups of at least 15 people are welcome; call to schedule an appointment. Pumpkin market, corn maze, Kids Korner, and sunflowers open at 9am daily. Last entrance to corn maze at 4:30pm. Call or visit website for more fun fall activities and details.

Demarest Farms
244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale
201-666-0472
Pumpkin and apple picking in the fall, 10am-4:30pm weekends and holidays; 3-4:30pm weekdays (group picking during the week by appointment only). Hayrides to the orchard. Store on site open 8am-6:30pm daily. 

Hamilton Farms
130 Old Denville Road, Boonton Township
973-334-6528
U-pick pumpkins through October, 9am-6pm Saturday and 9am-5pm Sunday. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch, Halloween displays, hay maze, and farm animals. Farm stand with fresh fall produce, garden mums, apples, and apple cider. Field trips and birthday parties by appointment.

Pochuck Valley Farm Market and Deli
962 Route 517 (McAfee-Glenwood Road), Glenwood
973-764-4732
Pick your own pumpkins, apples, pears, plums and gourds in October, 9am-4pm daily. Wagon rides available on weekends. Farm store and gift shop with pre-picked seasonal produce, apple cider, baked goods, deli, and specialty items on site. No pets allowed.

Riamede Farm
122 Oakdale Road, Chester
908-87 122 Oakdale Road, Chester
908-879-5353
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through early November, 9am-4:30pm daily. Bring your own cutting shears. Free hayrides to pumpkin field on weekends. School and group trips available by reservation.

Secor Farms
85 Airmont Ave., Mahwah
201-529-2595
Pick your own pumpkins through October. Hay maze, corn maze, millet maze, animal farm, and flower garden. Hayrides offered 3-5pm on weekdays and 10am-4pm on weekends. Farm stand open 8am-6pm everyday.

Stony Hill Gardens
8 Route 24 (Route 513), Chester
908-879-2696
U-pick pumpkins and apples through Halloween, 10am-5pm daily. Wagon rides to fields available weekends only. Maze Fun Park includes 10-acre corn maze, rope maze, tile maze, and playground at 15 North Road in Chester. Floral shop, greenhouse, and farm market open 9am-6pm daily at 15 North Road in Chester from May 1 to Dec. 24.

Sun High Orchard
19 Canfield Ave., Randolph

973-584-4734
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-5pm daily. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch on weekends.

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton
609-924-2310
Pick your own pumpkins, gourds, and apples through October, 9am-5pm daily. Fall Family Fun Weekends September 13 through November 2 with pony rides, wagon rides, cornstalk maze, farm animals, food, and live music; 10am-5pm, admission is $5 for ages 3 and older. Parking available. Farm store with homegrown fruits and vegetables, homemade apple cider, bakery, mums, and local foods is open year-round, 9am-6pm daily. One-mile nature trail and winery on site.


CONNECTICUT

Belltown Hill Orchards
483 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury
860-633-2789
U-pick pumpkins and apples through October, 8am-5pm weekends only. Farm market, bakery, and Grandma’s Pantry with goat milk soaps, mohair yarns, and gifts for sale.

Bishop’s Orchards
1355 Boston Post Road, Guilford
203-458-7425 or 203-453-2338
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through late October. Call for hours. Farm market with pre-picked produce, bakery, and winery on site.

Blue Jay Orchards
125 Plumtrees Road, Bethel
203-748-0119
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-5pm daily. Scenic orchard wagon rides available.

Brown’s Harvest
1911 Poguonock Ave., Windsor
860-683-0266
Pumpkin picking in the fall, 10am-6pm daily. Mums, cornstalks, and fall decorations for sale, along with apple cider, homemade cider doughnuts, and fresh-baked apple and pumpkin pies. Hayrides, face painting, pumpkin painting, and children’s corn maze on weekends. Supports pacer.org, Autism Speaks, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, and Shriners Hospitals for Children. 

Buell’s Orchard
108 Crystal Pond Road, Eastford
860-974-1150; [email protected]
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through Halloween, 8am-5pm Monday-Saturday; 1-5pm Sunday. Also available: gourds, cornstalks, Indian corn, and hardy mums. Annual Columbus Day Harvest Festival (Oct. 13) includes apple picking, pumpkin picking, hayrides, cider, doughnuts, live music, and chicken BBQ.

Bunnell Farm
498 Maple St., Litchfield
860-567-9576; [email protected]
Pick your own pumpkins in October, weekends and Columbus Day 10:am-5:30pm. Free hayrides on weekends. Groups welcome on weekdays by appointment. Store with fruits and vegetables, fall decorations, apple cider, gourds, mums, squash, cornstalks, and more. School tours and birthday parties available.

Castle Hill Farm
25 Sugar Lane, Newtown
203-426-5487; castlehillfarmct@gm[email protected]
Pick your own pumpkins through Oct. 31, 2-5pm weekdays; 11am-5pm weekends. Open Columbus Day. Four-acre pumpkin patch, seven-acre corn maze, pony rides, hayrides, face painting, and refreshments available on the weekends. Weekdays feature pick-your-own pumpkins and corn maze only. Barnyard buddies on weekends and weekdays.

Ellsworth Hill Orchard and Berry Farm
461 Cornwall Bridge Road (Route 4), Sharon
860-364-0025
Pick your own pumpkins through October; pears through mid October; apples through November. Interactive vintage model train display. Corn maze on site. Store on site with pre-picked produce, bakery, cider and doughnuts, pies, cookies, jams, and honey. Open 9am-6pm daily. 9am-5pm on Saturday.

Harris Hill Farm
114 Ridge Road, New Milford
860-354-5856
Pick your own pumpkins in October, 10am-5pm weekends only. Hayrides, kiddie hay maze, and picnic tables available. Hay bales, corn stalks, gourds, Indian corn, and winter squash for sale.

Johnny Appleseed’s Farm
185 West Road, Ellington
860-875-1030 or 860-875-1000
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October, 9am-5pm daily (weather permitting). Free wagon rides to picking fields on weekends. 

Jones Family Farms
Pumpkinseed Hill Farm, 130 Beardsley Road, Shelton
203-929-8425
Pick your own pumpkins through October, call for daily times of operation. Squash, gourds, and handmade crafts available. Hayrides to pumpkin fields. Corn maze on weekends. UNICEF Family Festival on the last weekend before Halloween. Jones Winery and The Harvest Kitchen are nearby. 

Karabin Farms
894 Andrews St., Southington
860-620-0194
Pick your own pumpkins in October, 9am-5pm on the weekend; 9am-6pm during the week. Wagon rides to pumpkin fields offered 10am-5pm Friday-Monday. Field trips on weekdays by appointment.

Lyman Orchards
Junction of Routes 147 and 157, Middlefield

860-349-6015
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October. Golf courses on site. Statue of Liberty Corn Maze benefits American Cancer Society. Home of Connecticut’s largest indoor, year-round farmers market, open daily; call hotline for hours and fruit conditions.

Pell Farms
96 Kibbe Grove Road, Somers
860-749-3582
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 10am-5pm daily, $7 admission. Hay maze, corn maze, petting zoo on weekdays. Hay maze, corn maze, petting zoo, hayrides, pony rides ($4), face painting, and games on weekends. Snacks and fall decorative items for sale. 

Ruwet Farm
East Pearl Road, Torrington
860-866-6338
Pick your own pumpkins through October. Farm stand with homegrown produce. Free hayrides. Gourds, Indian corn, winter squash, and much more for fall decorating. Already picked available 10am-5:30pm daily. Pick your own available 7am-7pm daily.

Warrup’s Farm
11 John Read Road, Redding
203-938-9403
Pick your own pumpkins in October, tractor-drawn hayrides, friendly barnyard animals, and a farm stand with pre-picked vegetables, cider, apples, gourds, Indian corn, maple syrup, maple candy, and gift items.

Wright’s Orchard and Dried Flower Farm
271 S. River Road, Tolland
860-872-1665
Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October, 12:30-5:30pm Monday-Saturday; 1-5:30pm Sunday. Wright’s store with homegrown produce, apple cider and doughnuts.

 


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