Picking pumpkins and taking a hayride..there really isn’t a better way to spend a fall day. There are plenty of local farms offering pumpkin picking and other fun, fall activities. Here are the best nearby farms for pumpkin picking.
Always call ahead to confirm hours, dates, locations, and activities.
FEATURED FARMS & PUMPKIN PICKING EVENTS
435 Richmond Hill Road, Staten Island, NY 10314 • 718-351-1611
Weekends in October & Columbus Day • 10am-4pm
Harvest season at Decker Farm is fun for the entire family! Pick a pumpkin in the new and improved pumpkin patch, feed the farm animals, enjoy an old-fashioned hay ride, corn maze, arts and crafts, and face painting. Food Trucks, ice cream, smore’s & cider too!
Prospect Hill Orchards
73 Clarks Lane, Milton, NY 12547 • 845-795-2383
Open until October 31 • 10am-4pm
Enjoy a hayride, discover how a cider press works, decorate scarecrows, pumpkin paper craft, pick your own apples and pumpkins. The Johnny Appleseed Cider Festival takes place October 13 & 14!
Delicious Orchards Country Food Market
Route 34 South, Colts Neck, NJ 07722 • 732-462-1989
This 60,000 square foot retail market specializes in fresh fruits and vegetables, plus baked goods made on site, fine meats and cheeses with unique deli, prepared foods and grocery sections. And on Columbus Day, join a fun-filled fall family event at the Pumpkin Fest! It’s everything you love about fall, wrapped into one big festival. Crafts, games, live music, local food samples, and even an antique tractor display to get you in the fall mood.
Green Side Up Garden Center
5050 Hylan Blvd., Staten Island NY 10312 • 718-967-5039
Sun-Thur 10am-6pm • Fri & Sat 10am-7pm
Staten Island’s Original Pumpkin Patch Playland! Featuring corn maze, pumpkin painting, inflatables, baked goods, concession. Free admission! Plus Halloween Decoration and Gift Shop!
Jaime’s LILAC Foundation Pumpkin Patch for Patients
Oakwood Heights Community Church • 345 Guyon Avenue, Staten Island NY 10306 • 347-201-9845
Saturday, October 6th from 9am-4pm
Pumpkins, gourds, corn stalk and refreshments for sale. Free games and pumpkin carving for the kids!
Mount Loretto Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch
6581 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island NY 10309 • 718-984-1500
Saturday, October 20 and Sunday, October 21 • 12-6pm
Featuring the Island’s largest pumpkin patch, rides, games, music, food, vendors & more! Plus scarecrow making courtesy of Richmond County Day Camp!
1250 Lacey Road • Forked River, NJ 08731
Additional Activities: Hayrides, Corn Maze, Pig Racing, Jumbo Jumper Air Pillow, Pony Rides, Cow Train Rides, Corn Hole Double Hay Slide and more.
91 Wemrock Rd. • Freehold, NJ 07728
Additional activities: Hayrides
Cheesequake Farm Market
2095 US Highway 9 • Old Bridge, NJ 08857
Additional Activities: Hayrides, Zombie Paintball, Corn Maze
441 Clark Avenue • Staten Island, NY 10306
Additional Activities: Hayrides, Face Painting, Crafts, Corn Maze, Farmhouse Tours
Route 34 South • Colts Neck, NJ 07722
Additional Activities: Pumpkin Painting and Decorating, Fun Games, Antique Tractor Display, Live Music, Free Food Samples (on Columbus Day only)
Greenside Up Garden Center
5050 Hylan Blvd. • Staten Island, NY 10306
Free Admission, Pumpkins, Pumpkin Painting, Bouncy Inflatables, Corn Maze, Face Painting. Open daily through October.
Happy Day Farm
97 Daum Road • Manalapan, NJ 07726
Additional Activities: Hayrides, Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Kids Korner, Pig Races, Wooden Train, Horse Rides, Pedal Carts, Jumbo Jumper, Arts & Crafts and more.
Norz Hill Farm & Market
116 South Branch Rd • Hillsborough, NJ 08844
Additional Activities: Farm Tours, Hayrides, Pumpkin Picking, Corn Maze, Food Stand, Kids Corner & More
25 Bartley Road • Long Valley, NJ 07853
Additional Activities: Farm Animals, Hay Pyramid, Corn Maze, Monster Truck Rides, Pony Rides
Prospect Hill Orchards
73 Clarks Lane • Milton, NY 12547
Additional Activities: Hayrides, Corn Maze, Kids Activities
Slope Brook Farms
213 Heyers Mill Road • Colts Neck, NJ 07722
Additional Activities: Horse-Drawn Hayrides
Stony Hill Farm Market
8 Route 24 • Chester, NJ 07930
Additional Activities: Corn Mazes, Kids Games, Playground
330 Cold Soil Road • Princeton, NJ 08540
Additional Activities: Pony rides, tractor drawn wagon rides, pumpkin painting, face painting, pedal tractors, barnyard animals, Corn Stalk Maze, Hay Bale Maze and Farm Trail.
Von Thun’s County Farm Market
505 Ridge Road • Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
Additional Activities: Hayrides, Corn Maze, Face Painting, Pony Rides, Bounce House, Kids Games
Highway 33 & Wemrock Road • Manalapan, NJ 07728
Additional Activities: Hayrides, Corn Maze, Inflatable Bounce, Munchkin Fun Patch