Find out where to go pumpkin picking in Fairfield County, Connecticut. Our guide includes pumpkin patches and farms throughout the area that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall, plus fun autumn activities like hayrides, pumpkin carving, haunted houses for Halloween, corn mazes, and cider pressing.
We recommend calling ahead to confirm availability.
Belltown Hill Orchards
483 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury
U-pick pumpkins and apples through October, 8am-5:30pm weekends only. Farm market, bakery, and Grandma’s Pantry with goat milk soaps, mohair yarns, and gifts for sale.
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
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-5pm daily. Scenic orchard wagon rides available.
1911 Poguonock Ave., Windsor
Pumpkin picking in the fall, 12-6pm 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.
108 Crystal Pond Road, Eastford
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. 14) includes apple picking, pumpkin picking, hayrides, cider, doughnuts, live music, and chicken BBQ.
498 Maple St., Litchfield
Pick your own pumpkins in October, weekends and Columbus Day 10:30am-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
40 Sugar Lane, Newtown
Pick your own pumpkins through Oct. 31, 1-5pm weekdays; 11am-5pm weekends. Four-acre pumpkin patch, 7-acre corn maze, pony rides, hayrides, face painting, and refreshments available on the weekends. Weekdays feature pick-your-own pumpkins and corn maze only.
Ellsworth Hill Orchard and Berry Farm
461 Cornwall Bridge Road (Route 4), Sharon
Pick your own pumpkins through October; raspberries and pears through mid October; apples through November. Corn maze on site. Store on site with pre-picked produce, bakery, cider and doughnuts, pies, cookies, jams, and honey. Open 9am-6pm daily.
Harris Hill Farm
114 Ridge Road, New Milford
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.
Hickory Hill Orchards
351 South Meriden Road (Route 70), Cheshire
Pumpkin and apple picking through October (pending availability), 9:30am-5pm daily. Country store on site with fresh-baked pies, cider doughnuts, cider, jams, and jellies. Store open 9:30am-6pm daily.
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
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.
894 Andrews St., Southington
Pick your own pumpkins in October, 9am-5pm daily. Wagon rides to pumpkin fields offered 10am-5pm Friday-Monday. Field trips on weekdays by appointment.
Junction of Routes 147 and 157, Middlefield
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.
96 Kibbe Grove Road, Somers
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 10am-5pm daily. Weekdays ($4 admission): hay maze, corn maze, petting zoo. Weekends ($5 admission): hay maze, corn maze, petting zoo, hayrides, pony rides, face painting, games. Snacks and fall decorative items for sale.
East Pearl Road, Torrington
Pick your own pumpkins through October. Farm stand with homegrown produce. Free hayrides. Open 10am-5:30pm daily.
11 John Read Road, Redding
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
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, pies, and more on site. Dried flower and basket barn on site.
Also see: Our full guide to pick-your-own pumpkin farms in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.