By NYMetroParents Staff

Pick Your Own Pumpkin Farms in Fairfield County CT

September 13, 2013   |  Halloween Articles  

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.

boy picking pumpkins

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.


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

Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-5pm daily. Scenic orchard wagon rides available.


Brown’s Harvest
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, Autism Speaks, Alex’s Lemonade Stand, and Shriners Hospitals for Children.


Buell’s Orchard
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.


Bunnell Farm
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.


Karabin Farms
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.


Lyman Orchards
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.


Pell Farms
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.


Ruwet Farm
East Pearl Road, Torrington

Pick your own pumpkins through October. Farm stand with homegrown produce. Free hayrides. Open 10am-5:30pm daily.


Warrup’s Farm  
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.


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