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Pumpkin Patches in New York Metro Area

Pumpkin Patches in New York Metro Area

#PumpkinSpice season is finally here. Check out one of these pumpkin patches in your area to pick the perfect pumpkin.


It's finally here: the season of #PumpkinSpice, fall foliage, spooky activities, and of course, pumpkin picking in New York. Whether you're looking for the great pumpkin to carve into a spooky jack-o-lantern for your front stoop or a couple of little guys to decorate the mantle, visit one of these pumpkin patches in the New York area and beyond for a perfect fall day. 

 

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Pumpkin Picking in New York City

Queens County Farm Museum
Pumpkin picking begins Oct. 3.
73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park
718-347-3276
What you need to know: Visitors must wear a face mask or face covering inside the market space and on line and maintain a 6-foot distance between yourself, farmstand staff, and other customers.

Pick your own pumpkins Oct. 3-25, Saturday-Sunday, plus Monday, Oct. 12, 11am-4:30pm. Hayrides and a 3-acre interactive corn maze on-site.


Decker Farm
Pumpkin picking begins Oct. 3.
435 Richmond Hill Road, Staten Island
718-351-1611
What you need to know: Admission will be by timed entry only, with a reduced number of tickets sold for each hour. Tickets must be purchased online in advance, and can be reserved online starting Sept. 18. Everyone ages 2 and older must wear a mask or face covering, social distancing is required, hand sanitizing and washing stations will be provided, and additional restrooms and more frequent disinfecting will be provided.

Pumpkin picking available Oct. 3-31, Saturday-Sunday, 11am-5pm. Self-guided tours and hayrides offered. Haymaze on-site. Free shuttle bus service available from the Historic Richmond Town parking lot to the farm. Admission: $6 per person (online). Additional cost for pumpkins.

Pumpkin Picking in Rockland County

Dr. Davies Farm
Pumpkins available.
306 Route 304, Congers
845-268-7020
What you need to know: Guests must wear masks and maintain social distancing on the farm. All activities are operating at limited capacity due to COVID-19.

Pick your own apples and pumpkins, daily, 10am-4pm. Hayrides to the pumpkin fields offered on weekends (weekdays by appointment); $5 per person. Farmers market with homegrown and local produce open daily. Large field with picnic areas.

 

Pumpkin Picking in Westchester County

Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center
U-pick is currently closed.
1271 Hanover St., Yorktown Heights
914-962-2368
What You Need to Know: All visitors must wear face masks in parking lots and while on the grounds of the farm, in addition to practicing social distancing while on the property. All public restrooms are temporarily closed, please plan accordingly.

Organic produce. 3.5 miles of marked trails on-site, open Monday-Saturday, 9am-4pm. Guided tours available. Free parking. Farm stand with farm-grown produce, seasonal vegetables, herbs, cut flowers, honey, grains, and maple syrup; open Fridays, 1-6pm, and Saturdays, 10am-4pm. Bring your own bags.

 

Outhouse Orchards
Pumpkin picking is available now.
139 Hardscrabble Road, North Salem
914-277-3188
What you need to know: All visitors must wear face masks.

Pick your own pumpkins, apples, and pears through mid-October, daily, 9am-5pm. The corn maze is open 7 days a week, and hay rides are available on weekends.


Stuart’s Fruit Farm
The pumpkin patch is open.
62 Granite Springs Road, Granite Springs
914-245-2784
What You Need to Know: All visitors must wear face masks in parking lots and while on the grounds of the farm; hand sanitizing stations will be provided.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through November, 10am-5pm daily. Cash and check only. Bakery open daily with pies, apple cider, apple cider doughnuts, muffins, scones, and other treats for sale. Corn maze open Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm.


Wilkens Fruit & Fir Farm
Pumpkin picking begins late September.
1335 Whitehill Road, Yorktown Heights
914-245-5111
What You Need to Know: All visitors must wear face masks before coming into the market. There will be a window to order from the bakery.

Pick your own pumpkins late September through October, Wednesday-Monday, 10am-4:30pm. Bakery and Appleseed Gift Shop on-site, plus a Farm Market with pre-picked farm produce, snacks, apple cider, and more.

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Pumpkin Picking in Dutchess County

Barton Orchards
Pumpkin picking is available.
63 Apple Tree Lane, Poughquag
845-227-2306
What You Need to Know: Guests must wear masks in the dining area, but masks are optional in the fields as long as social distancing is maintained.

Pumpkin picking through Oct. 31, Sunday-Wednesday, 11am-6pm, and Thursday-Saturday, 11am-8pm. Harvest festivals on weekends through Oct. 27 featuring live entertainment, hayrides, petting zoo, corn maze, gemstone mining, and family fun park. Old Country Store on-site with fudge, ice cream, crafts, and produce. Bakery open on weekends. Treetop Adventures park open Thursday-Sunday.

 

Dykeman Farm
Pumpkin picking begins Sept. 26.
31 Dykeman Lane, Pawling
845-832-6068
What You Need to Know: All visitors must wear masks, and hand sanitation stations are available. Social distancing must be maintained.

Pick your own pumpkins Sept. 26-Oct. 31, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm, plus Sept. 28 and Oct. 12. Free hayrides available on a limited basis. Farm stand open daily, 10am-5pm, with a variety of fresh homegrown vegetables, sweet corn, and local produce and apples in season. Refreshments and face painting available. Free parking.

 

Fishkill Farms
Pumpkin picking is available now.
9 Fishkill Farm Road, Hopewell Junction
845-897-4377
What you need to know: Reservations are required for apple and pumpkin picking time slots. Visitors must maintain social distancing and wear masks when social distancing isn’t possible.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples in October by reservation only. Farm store on-site featuring organically grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, and other local products open Tuesday-Saturday, 9am-6pm.

 

Greig Farm
Pumpkin picking begins late September.
227 Pitcher Lane, Red Hook
845-758-1234
What you need to know: Guests are asked to wear a mask during check in, check out, and when near other pickers. Customers are asked to use contactless payment methods

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October, daily, 9am-7pm. Hudson Valley farmers' market open daily, 9am-7pm. Craft market open Thursday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Goat feedings, koi pond, and trails available daily.
 

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Pumpkin Picking in Orange County

Apple Ridge Orchards
Pumpkin picking is open.
101 Jessup Road, Warwick
845-987-7717
What You Need to Know: When arriving at the farm you will be directed to a designated parking area. Social distancing must be maintained and guests are required to wear face masks. Farm staff will greet you at the farm entrance and ask you to utilize the hand washing sinks and/or sanitizing stations, as well as, direct you where to purchase your apple bags and/or pumpkin tickets. All apple bags and pumpkin tickets will be sold only at the outside pop-up-tents in the orchard to allow for social distancing.

Pick your own pumpkins from mid-September through October, Thursday-Sunday and all holidays, 9am-6pm. Fresh-pressed cider, apple cider doughnuts, apple butter, friendly farm animals for petting, glass observation honey beehive, and farm store.

 

Lawrence Farms Orchards
Pumpkin picking is now open.
39 Colandrea Rd. For GPS: 306 Frozen Ridge Road, Newburgh
845-562-4268
What You Need to Know: All visitors are required to wear face masks and practice social distancing. No outside bags will be permitted on the farm with the exception of diaper bags. Any and all bags brought into the farm are subject to inspection upon arrival and departure from the farm. No sampling. Only touch produce and items you intend to purchase

Pick your own pumpkins, apples, grapes, peppers, pears, plums, other fruits, corn, eggplant, squash, tomatoes, beans, and other vegetables through October, daily, 9am-4pm (please call as the season progresses to confirm availability). Little Play Village and animal visiting on-site. Country store and bakery with fruits and vegetables, homemade doughnuts, honey, preserves, old-fashioned candy, refreshments, and local dairy farm ice cream. Picnic area available. $5 admission fee per person; seasonal pick-your-own passes available.

 

Manza Family Farm
Pumpkin picking begins Sept. 26.
730 State Route 211, Montgomery
845-692-4364
What you need to know: Guests must wear masks and practice social distancing.

Pick your own pumpkins during Fall Festival weekends in October, 9am-5pm, which include tractor-drawn hayrides, pony rides, a straw maze, and farm animals. Farm store and farm stand with trees, shrubs, and flowers for sale.

 

Masker Orchards
45 Ball Road, Warwick
845-986-1058
What you need to know: While pumpkin picking isn’t available this year, you can order pumpkins online at the Country Store and pick them up. Free parking and admission.

 

Ochs Orchard
Pumpkin picking is available now.
4 Ochs Lane, Warwick
845-986-1591
What you need to know: Visitors are required to wear masks and practice social distancing.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October (or pumpkins run out), daily, 9am-5pm. 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 daily, 9am-5:30pm.

 

Pierson’s Evergreen Farm
Pumpkin picking is available now.
1448 Route 211 W., Middletown
For most accurate GPS directions, Google Pierson’s farm
845-386-1882
What you need to know: Guests are required to wear masks in the store, upon checking in, and in the maze; masks are not required in the field.

Make your way through corn maze or Kiddy Maze; play areas featuring weekend hayrides and slides. Also has a petting zoo, trike track, spider web, tube glider. Open Saturday-Sunday, 10am-6pm, and Monday-Friday, 12:30-5pm, for U-Pick pumpkins and weekend hayrides through Nov. 8. Gift Shop, fall weekend food tent, grass-fed beef for sale by the pound.

 

Soons Orchard
Pumpkin picking is now available.
23 Soons Circle, New Hampton
845-374-5471
What you need to know: Timed reservations are required for u-pick produce; face masks or coverings are required. No outside food or drink is allowed.

Pick your own pumpkins through October: Friday, 11:30am-4pm; Saturday-Sunday and holiday Mondays, 10am-4pm. Last pumpkin wagon ride is around 3:45pm. Apple picking available Friday-Sunday, 10am-4pm, through Oct. 4. 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 open daily, 9am-6pm.

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Pumpkin Picking in Ulster County

Apple Hill Farm
Pumpkins available at the farm stand starting Sept. 25.
124 Route 32 S., New Paltz
845-255-1605
What you need to know: Guests are required to wear masks at all times; 2-3 people allowed at the stand at a time. No fire truck for this season.

Pumpkins are available at the farm stand Sept. 25-Oct. 30. Apple picking is available through Oct. 14, Friday-Sunday, 10am-5pm (stand is open until 6pm). Picnic areas available. Barn with homegrown produce, fresh-pressed apple cider, and doughnuts on-site.

 

DuBois Farms U-Pick
Pumpkin picking now available.
209 Perkinsville Road, Highland
845-795-4037
What you need to know: Visitors are required to wear masks inside the store and practice social distancing.

U-pick pumpkins, apples, tomatoes, eggplant, and pears through early November, 10am-5pm daily. Check the website for special events this season. Farm animals and weekend tractor-pulled wagon rides on-site; restrooms available. Farm market, café, and bakery on-site. Free admission.

 

Hurds Family Farm
Pumpkin picking is available.
2187 State Route 32, Modena
845-883-7825
What you need to know: The farm is limiting the number of families, so please plan accordingly. Guests are required to wear masks when within 12 feet of other guests. The hayride will be by appointment and only two families will be allowed per wagon; children must be accompanied by an adult to enter.

120-acre pick-your-own apple and pumpkin orchard just minutes from the NYS thruway, and 1.5 hours from NYC (Wednesday-Friday, 12-5pm; Saturday-Sunday and holidays, reservations required, 9am-5pm). More than 35 activities to keep kids engaged including a hayride, bounce pillow, corn maze, apple launcher, cow train, Ninja Warrior obstacle course, petting zoo, playground, and so much more (Saturday-Sunday, 10am-1pm and 1-4pm). Farm-to-table cafe with fresh made cider doughnuts. Local and homemade farm-to-table goodies in the historic barn market.

 

Jenkins-Lueken Orchards
Pumpkin picking is available on weekends.
69 Yankee Folley Road, New Paltz
845-255-0999
What you need to know: Visitors are required to wear a mask inside the store and practice social distancing.

Pick your own pumpkins (weekends only) and apples through October, 9am-6pm daily.

 

Kelder’s Farm
Pumpkin picking available now.
5755 Route 209, Kerhonkson
845-626-7137
What you need to know: Guests are asked to wash hands before and after picking. All guests must wear face coverings at this time, keep groups small, and maintain social distance. Picking is by reserved time slot only; walk-ins can’t be guaranteed accommodation.

Pick-your-own pumpkins, apples and raspberries through October, Thursday-Tuesday, 10am-5pm. Corn maze, petting zoo, tube slides, combine slides, mini-golf course, jumping pillow, and hayrides on-site. Call ahead for picking updates.

 

Maynard Farms & Orchards
Pumpkin picking now available.
326 River Road, Ulster Park
845-331-6908
What you need to know: Guests must wear a mask, please only pick up what you’re going to take home, and socially distance from anyone not directly in your party.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples in October, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Picnic tables available. Cash or check only.

 

Prospect Hill Orchards
Pumpkins are available now, but recommended to pick in early to mid-October.
73 Clarks Lane, Milton
845-795-2383
What you need to know: All visitors must wear masks and practice social distancing.

Pumpkin and apple picking September through October 20, 9am-4pm weekends only. Apple cider, doughnuts, and other baked goods available.

 

Saunderskill Farms
Pumpkin picking begins in October.
5100 Route 209, Accord
845-626-2676
What you need to know: Guests are required to wear a mask at all times, use the hand sanitation station before coming into the farm store, and practice social distancing.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples, Tuesday-Sunday, 8am-4pm. Free corn maze on-site. Farm market with pre-picked homegrown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, apple cider and doughnuts, local maple syrup and honey, ice cream, flower garden, and more on-site.

 

Tantillo’s Farm Market
Pumpkin picking start date is TBD. Please call to confirm.
730 State Road Route 208, Gardiner
845-256-9109
What you need to know: Visitors are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Team members will wear gloves when delivering food to shoppers. Children’s playground remains closed.

This farm uses sustainable farming methods. Farm market with pre-picked homegrown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, doughnuts, and ice cream on-site, open daily, 10am-6pm. Snack shop and ice cream available 12-8pm.

 

Wallkill View Farm Market
Pumpkin picking begins Oct. 5.
10 Route 299 W., New Paltz
845-255-8050
What you need to know: Guests must wear masks when in the store and practice social distancing by staying 6 feet away from other tenants. The store limits the amount of visitors.

Pick your own pumpkins and corn maze ($5) through October, daily, 9am-6:30pm daily. Balloon chase and free hayrides on weekends, Oct. 5-27. Greenhouse and garden center, bakery with homemade goods, fresh-pressed apple cider and doughnuts, fall decorations. Farm market with homegrown and fresh produce.

 

Wilklow Orchards
Pumpkins are now available in the orchard’s small patch.
341 Pancake Hollow Road, Highland
845-691-2339
What you need to know: Visitors are required to wear masks at all times, except when in the dining area because tables are spaced 7 feet apart.

U-pick pumpkins and corn maze through October, daily, 9am-6pm (by reservation). Roadside stand with pre-picked fruits and vegetables, baked goods, snacks, fresh-pressed apple cider and doughnuts, homemade jams, and fall items. Pizza truck and Farm Bar open Friday-Sunday in the fall; live music Friday-Saturday, 6-9pm.
 

Wright’s Apple Farm
Pumpkins available now.
699 State Route 208, Gardiner
845-255-5300
What you need to know: Masks are required when in the store and whenever you’re unable to maintain social distance. Dogs are allowed.



Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October on the 453-acre farm. U-pick is open daily (including holidays) 9am-4:30pm. Farm market with pre-picked fruits and vegetables, homemade baked goods, 21 flavors of jams, cider doughnuts, candy and caramel apples, autumn decorations, flowers, pumpkins, and more; store is open 8am-6pm daily, year-round.


Pumpkin Picking on Long Island

Brightwaters Farms & Nursery
Pumpkin picking begins Oct. 3.
1624 Manatuck Blvd., Bay Shore
631-665-5411
What you need to know: All guests must wear face masks and maintain social distancing. The farm will be operating at a limited capacity this year.

U-pick pumpkins available beginning Oct. 3; visit website to confirm details.

Albert H. Schmitt Family Farm
Pumpkin picking now available.

6 Bagatelle Road, Dix Hills
631-549-3276
What you need to know: UPick Pumpkins daily as well as hayrides and the animal train ride. Fall decorations including monster mums and kales, pansies, hay, and cornstalks. Apple cider donuts, roasted corn and hot apple cider available. Social distancing and limited capacity will be practiced. Masks required.

F&W Schmitt’s Family Farm
Pumpkin picking now available.
26 Pinelawn Road, Melville
631-271-3276
What you need to know: All visitors are required to wear face masks; social distancing must be maintained; temperatures will be checked before anyone is allowed to enter; additional sanitizing stations will be positioned throughout the farm. The farm will operate at a reduced capacity to promote proper social distancing, and capacity at attractions will be reduced.

Pick your own pumpkins and fall vegetables through Oct. 31, Monday-Friday 12-4:30pm, Saturday-Sunday and holiday Mondays, 10am-5pm. Corn maze, concession stand, haunted house and haunted corn trail, roasted corn stand, and hard cider stand are available on weekdays; weekend fun includes above, plus playground access, straw pyramid, mini golf, photo ops, and hayrides.

 

Fairview Farm
Pumpkin picking now available.
19 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton
631-537-6154
What you need to know: Face masks are required when social distancing isn’t possible. This year the corn maze has an optional one-way only path to facilitate social distancing. Masks are required at the entrance.

Pick your own pumpkins, gourds, and squash through Nov. 8, 10am-6pm, Friday-Sunday. Eight-acre corn maze and corn cannon on-site. Admission: $12; $10 children ages 4-11; free for children 3 and younger.

 

Greenland Family Farms
Pumpkin picking begins Sept. 25
17155 County Road 48, Cutchogue
631-734-5791
What you need to know: Guests are not required to wear masks as long as social distancing is maintained.

Pumpkin picking throughout October, Wednesday-Monday, 9am-5pm. Fall decorations, kites, statues, trees, bushes, and perennials for sale.

 

Hank’s Pumpkintown
Pumpkin picking available now.
240 Montauk Highway, Watermill
631-726-4667
What you need to know: All guests are required to wear masks and practice social distancing. Capacity will be limited, and hand sanitizing stations are throughout the farm.

U-pick pumpkins through October, daily, 9:30am-6pm. Maze Park features a 7-acre corn maze, narrated hayrides, tractor and corn trains, a jump pad, duck races, pedal carts, a tube slide, a wooden dairy barn play structure, and more. Admission: weekends and holidays: $16; weekdays: $10.

 

Lewin Farms
Pumpkin picking now in season; please call to confirm availability.
812 Sound Ave., Calverton
631-929-4327
What you need to know: Guests must wear face coverings in order to be allowed entry and practice social distancing. There are extra hand wash stations and all customers are advised to use before entering farm stand and after using the bathroom.

Pick your own pumpkins through October, Wednesday-Monday, 9am-5pm. Cash only. Call before visiting to confirm pick-your-own dates, as they are subject to change.

 

Stakey’s Pumpkin Farm
Pumpkin picking now available.
270 West Lane, Aquebogue
631-722-3467
What you need to know: Guests must wear masks at all times and maintain social distancing. Hand sanitizer is provided throughout the farm. Pets are not allowed. Capacity is limited at some activities.

Pick your own pumpkins through Oct. 31. Hayrides, corn maze, available during the week. Snack Shack with roasted corn and apple cider doughnuts and arm/hand painting available weekends. Open Monday-Friday, 12-5pm; Saturday-Sunday and holidays, 9am-5pm.

 

The Milk Pail Farm & Orchard
Pumpkin picking now available.
50 Horsemill Lane, Water Mill
631-537-2565
What you need to know: All guests are required to wear face masks and maintain social distancing from other groups. Capacity may be limited for safety of guests. Guests are asked to only touch the produce they are purchasing; no eating is allowed on the farm; pets are not allowed.

U-pick pumpkins and apples through October, Friday-Sunday, 10am-5:30pm. Pies, produce, and cider on sale at the orchard.

 

White Post Farms
Pumpkin picking is now available.
250 Old Country Road, Melville
631-351-9373
What you need to know: Guests must wear face coverings in order to be allowed entry and must practice social distancing. Admission must be purchased in advance online.

U-pick pumpkins through Oct. 23, daily, 10am-5pm. Fall Farm Fun Weekends through the end of October include live entertainment, sing-along hayrides, pumpkin painting, dow shows, magic shows, and more; through Oct. 4, Saturday-Sunday, 9:30am-6pm.

 

Woodside Nursery & Garden City Inc.
Pumpkin picking is now available.
134 E. Ave., Patchogue
631-758-1491
What you need to know: All visitors must wear face masks and practice social distancing.

Pick your own pumpkins through Oct. 31, daily, 9am-6pm. Outdoor walk and Haunted Tunnel, with a dinosaur exhibit, gold mining, and scarecrow making. Roasted corn available on weekends.
 

Pumpkin Picking in New Jersey

Alstede Farms
Pumpkin picking is now available.
84 County Route 513 (Old Route 24), Chester
GPS Address: 1 Alstede Farm Lane
908-879-7189
What you need to know: Guests must wear face coverings to enter farm store and social distancing must be maintained. Hand sanitizer is provided at the stations positioned at the entrance and exit of the store. The store limits shopping to one family member at a time.

Pick your own pumpkins and gourds 9am-5pm daily through mid-November; apples, peaches, raspberries, and other vegetables through October. Pony, wagon, and hay rides offered daily. Corn, sunflower, and evergreen mazes on-site.

 

Demarest Farms
Pumpkin picking available now.
244 Wierimus Road, Hillsdale
201-666-0472
What you need to know: Guests must wear masks at all times and practice social distancing. All pick-your-own activities require reservations this year.

Pumpkin picking by reservation, through Nov. 8, Thursday-Sunday, 8am-5pm. Pumpkin picking movie night, Oct. 2-23, Fridays, 6:30-8:30pm. Store on-site open daily, 8am-5pm.

 

Happy Day Farm
Pumpkin picking is available now.
106 Iron Ore Road, Manalapan
732-977-3607
What you need to know: All guests must wear face masks and maintain social distancing. Tickets for Fall Harvest Fest must be purchased in advance online.

The farm’s Fall Harvest Fest runs through Oct. 25, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm (last entry is at 4pm), plus Fridays in October. Fall Harvest Fest includes animal feeding zoo, corn maze, corn tunnel, games, hay maze and mountain, bouncers, pedal carts, pig races, Pumpkinville, duck races, tractor pull, and more. Pumpkin picking is available daily in October.

 

Pochuck Valley Farm Market and Deli
Pumpkin picking now available.
962 Route 517 (McAfee-Glenwood Road), Glenwood
973-764-4732
What you need to know: Guests must wear a mask at all times, except when seated in the dining area. Social distancing must be maintained.

Pick your own pumpkins, apples, pears, and gourds in October, 8am-4pm daily. 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
Pumpkin picking begins late September; call to confirm.
122 Oakdale Road, Chester
908-879-5353
What you need to know: Face coverings are required for entry to the farm and must be worn when social distancing can’t be maintained.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through early November, daily, 9am-4:30pm. Bring your own cutting shears.

 

Secor Farms
Pumpkin picking now available.
85 Airmont Ave., Mahwah
201-529-2595
What you need to know: Guests are required to wear face masks at all times, except for children under the age of 2. There is a limit of 8 people in the store at a time. There will be no hayrides, corn maze, indoor seating, or petting zoo this year.

Pick your own pumpkins through October. Farm stand with cider, doughnuts, Halloween decorations, produce, pies, candy apples, and more open daily, 8am-6pm. Visit Facebook page for most up to date info.

 

Stony Hill Gardens
Pumpkin picking now available.
15 North Road, Chester
908-879-2908
What you need to know: Visitors are required to wear masks. Capacity is limited, and tickets for specific time slots must be purchased online.

U-pick pumpkins and apples through Halloween, daily, 10am-5pm (last entry is at 4pm). Wagon rides to fields available weekends only. Maze Fun Park includes a 10-acre corn maze, mini corn maze, trike rides, gemstone mining, games, a playground, and more. Floral shop, greenhouse, and farm market with varying hours through Dec. 22.

 

Sun High Orchard
Pumpkin picking now available.
19 Canfield Ave., Randolph
973-584-4734
What you need to know: When you’re outside with the animals, you don’t need to wear a mask; masks only required when inside. Guests must practice social distancing. There will be hand sanitation stations available.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October, Monday-Friday, 10am-3pm. Pumpkins are available at farm store on weekends. Farm store with pies, doughnuts, muffins, loaf breads, salads, and fall decor, open daily, 9am-6pm.

 

Terhune Orchards
Pumpkin picking available now.
330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton
609-924-2310
What you need to know: Everyone is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing. There will be hand sanitation stations available.

Pick your own pumpkins, gourds, and apples through October, daily, 9am-5pm. Fall Family Fun Weekends, 10am-5pm, Sept. 12-Nov. 1 with adventure barn, hay bale maze, pumpkin painting, pedal tractors, duck races, and live music. Farm store with homegrown fruits and vegetables, homemade apple cider, bakery, mums, and local foods is open year-round, daily, 9am-6pm. One-mile nature trail and winery and tasting room on-site. Tasting room open Friday-Sunday from 12-5pm.


Pumpkin Picking in Connecticut

Belltown Hill Orchards
Pumpkin picking available late September; call to confirm.
483 Matson Hill Road, South Glastonbury
860-633-2789
What you need to know: All guests must wear masks when checking in and going in the market; masks are optional in the field.

U-pick pumpkins and apples through October, daily, 8am-5pm. Farm market, bakery, and Grandma’s Pantry with goat milk soaps, mohair yarns, pantry goods, and gifts for sale. Market is open daily, 9am-6pm.

 

Bishop’s Orchards
Pumpkin picking now available.
1355 Boston Post Road, Guilford
203-458-7425 or 203-453-2338
What you need to know: Max Group size is 5 people; if more than 5, you’ll be split in two groups. Face masks not required when outdoors. No pets allowed.

Pick your own pumpkins through late October, Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm; Saturday-Sunday, 9am-6pm. Farm market with pre-picked produce and bakery open Monday-Saturday, 8am-7pm; Sunday, 9am-6pm. Winery on-site open Monday-Saturday, 8am-6:30pm; Sunday, 10am-5:30pm. Call 203-458-7425 before visiting to make sure farm is still open for PYO (occasionally will close for inclement weather).

 

Blue Jay Orchards
Pumpkin picking available now.
125 Plumtrees Road, Bethel
203-748-0119
What you need to know: Guests must wear face masks and maintain social distancing.

Pick your own pumpkins through October, Monday-Friday, 11am-5pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Scenic orchard wagon rides available. Fruit, pies, apple cider doughnuts, cider, and 10-12 varieties of apples available in the farm store, open daily, 11-am-5pm.

 

Brown’s Harvest
Pumpkins available now.
1911 Poguonock Ave., Windsor
860-683-0266
What you need to know: Face masks are required when social distancing cannot be maintained and indoors.

Pumpkin picking in the fall, Wednesday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Mums, corn, squash, cornstalks, and fall decorations for sale, along with apple cider, homemade cider doughnuts, and fresh-baked apple and pumpkin pies. Corn maze, hayrides, and more available Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm.

 

Buell’s Orchard
Pumpkin picking begins
108 Crystal Pond Road, Eastford
860-974-1150
What you need to know: Masks are required indoors; when you’re outside, you don’t need to wear a mask as long as social distancing can be maintained.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through Halloween, Monday-Saturday, 8am-5pm; Sunday, 1-5pm. Annual Columbus Day Harvest Festival (Oct. 10-12) includes apple picking, pumpkin picking, wagon rides, cider, doughnuts, live music, and barbecue.

 

Bunnell Farm
Pumpkin picking begins Sept. 25.
524 Maple St., Litchfield
860-567-9576
What you need to know: Masks are required and social distancing must be maintained.

Pick your own pumpkins Sept. 25-Nov. 1, Fridays, 12-6:30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Free hayrides (beginning Sept. 27) and corn maze on weekends. Store with fruits and vegetables.

 

Castle Hill Farm
Pumpkin picking begins Sept. 26.
25 Sugar Lane, Newtown
203-426-5487
What you need to know: Reservations are required. Masks are required and social distancing must be maintained.

Pick your own pumpkins through October, Saturday-Sunday, 10am-5pm. Corn maze opens Sept. 26.

 

Ellsworth Hill Orchard and Berry Farm
Pumpkin picking begins in October; call to confirm.
461 Cornwall Bridge Road (Route 4), Sharon
860-364-0025
What you need to know: Face masks are required while picking and before entering the store. No strollers, wagons or bags other than the bags provided by the farm will be allowed in the orchard.

Pick your own pumpkins October through early November; pears through November. Corn maze on-site. Store on-site with pre-picked produce, bakery, cider and doughnuts, pies, muffins, and honey. Open daily, 9am-5:30pm.

 

Harris Hill Farm
Pumpkin picking begins Oct. 3.
106 Ridge Road, New Milford
860-354-5856
What you need to know: Face masks are required while paying and when social distancing can’t be maintained. Hand washing stations and sanitizer will be available. Capacity will be limited. Picnicking and pets are not allowed on the farm. There will be no hayrides this year.

Pick your own pumpkins in October, weekends only, call to confirm times. Corn maze on-site. Hay bales, corn stalks, gourds, Indian corn, and winter squash for sale.

 

Jones Family Farms
Pumpkin picking begins Sept. 26.
Pumpkinseed Hill Farm, 130 Beardsley Road, Shelton
203-929-8425
What you need to know: Reservations are required. Guests must wear masks and maintain social distancing.

Pick your own pumpkins Sept. 26-Oct. 31, Monday-Friday, 10am-5:30pm; Saturday-Sunday, 9am-5:30pm. Squash, gourds, and handmade crafts available. Corn maze on weekends. Jones Winery open Thursday-Sunday, 11am-6pm.

 

Karabin Farms
Pumpkin picking now available.
894 Andrews St., Southington
860-620-0194
What You Need to Know: Guests must wear masks. All visitations of animals are closed

Pick your own pumpkins through October, Saturday-Sunday, 9:30am-4pm.

 

Lyman Orchards
Pumpkin picking now available.
32 Reeds Gap Road, Middlefield
860-349-1793
24-hour u-pick conditions hotline: 860-349-6015
What You Need to Know: The orchard is disinfecting all high-touch, high-traffic locations every 30 minutes (inside); washing/disinfecting tables after each use; plexiglass shields have been installed in front of the grill, cashier, and food pick-up location at the outdoor grill. Hand sanitizing stations positioned on the deck. Guests are required to wear face masks and practice social distancing.

Pick your own pumpkins and apples through October. Golf course and corn maze on-site. Farmers market open daily; call hotline for hours and fruit conditions.

 

Warrup’s Farm
Pumpkin picking begins in October; call to confirm availability.
11 John Read Road, Redding
203-938-9403
What you need to know: Face masks and social distancing are required. There will be no hayrides this year.

Pick your own pumpkins weekends in October, call to confirm hours. Farm stand with pre-picked vegetables, cider, apples, gourds, garlic, Indian corn, maple syrup, maple candy, and gift items.

 

Wright’s Orchard and Fresh Farm Stand
Pumpkins available at farm stand.
271 S. River Road, Tolland
860-872-1665
What You Need to Know: Guests are required to wear face masks and maintain social distancing. Cash or checks accepted.

Wright’s store with homegrown produce, apple cider, doughnuts, and pumpkins is open Monday-Saturday, 12:30-5:30pm; Sunday, 1-5:20pm.

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