That's right - there's pumpkin picking right here in New York City! Read all about the Queens County Farm Museum's own pumpkin patch, where you can pick your own orange gourd in preparation for Halloween.
435 Richmond Hill Road, Staten Island
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
Pick your own pumpkins on weekends, 11am-4:30pm, throughout October. Also offers hayrides and a 3-acre interactive corn maze.
Also see: Our full guide to pick-your-own pumpkin locations in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut