Pumpkin Picking Farms

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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. Most farms host activities on weekends only

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STATEN ISLAND PUMPKIN PICKING

Pumpkin Picking at Decker Farm
Saturday, October 5 – Saturday, October 26 • 12-5pm
Historic Richmond Town • 435 Richmond Hill Road
718-351-1611
Pick a pumpkin to take home, enjoy an old-fashioned hayride, hay maze, arts and crafts, pumpkin-chucking, fire pit and s’mores, scarecrow photo ops, beer and hard cider, and all of your favorite autumnal activities.

Greenside Up Garden Center
Every day in October • Monday – Thursday 12pm-6pm; Friday 10am-7pm • Sunday 10am-6pm
Green Side Up Nursery • 2777 Arthur Kill Rd.
718-967-5039
Visit the Halloween Decoration & Gift Shop, plus enjoy a corn maze, pumpkin painting, inflatables, baked goods and concession.

Jaime’s LILAC Foundation Pumpkin Patch for Patients
Sunday, October 6 •  9am-4pm
Oakwood Heights Community Church • 345 Guyon Ave.
347-201-9845
A family friendly day with pumpkins for purchase as well as hay bales, mums, snacks, coffee, cider, and more! Free games and pumpkin decorating for kids. Proceeds to benefit Jaime’s LILAC Foundation.

Mount Loretto Pumpkin Patch
Saturday, October 26 & Sunday, October 27 • 12pm
Mount Loretto • 6581 Hylan Boulevard
mountloretto.org
Enjoy food, rides, games, contests, live DJ, scarecrow-making, beer and sangria gardens, plus the island’s biggest pumpkin patch. Admission to the event is free and parking is $5.

Conference House Pumpkin Patch
Sunday, October 6 • 12-4pm
Conference House Park • 7455 Hylan Blvd.
conferencehouse.org
Music, refreshments, face painting, seasonal activities, games and costume parade.


NEARBY NEW JERSEY & NEW YORK PUMPKIN FARMS

Delicious Orchards Country Food Market
Route 34 South, Colts Neck, NJ 07722 • 732-462-1989
deliciousorchardsnj.com
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 (October 14), join a fun-filled fall family event at the Pumpkin Fest featuring crafts, games, live music, local food samples, and even an antique tractor display to get you in the fall mood.

Prospect Hill Orchards
73 Clarks Lane, Milton, NY 12547 • 845-795-2383
Open until October 31 • 10am-4pm
prospecthillorchards.com
Enjoy a hayride, discover how a cider press works, decorate scarecrows, do crafts and face-paining, pick your own apples and pumpkins and more. The annual Johnny Appleseed Cider Festival takes place October 19 & 20.

Von Thun’s County Farm Market
505 Ridge Road • South Brunswick, NJ 08852
438 Route 57 West
Washington, NJ 07882
732-329-8656
Offering all your fall favorites: hayrides, apple & pumpkin picking, apple cider donuts, interactive corn maze, corn cannons and more.

Argos Farm
1250 Lacey Road • Forked River, NJ 08731
609-693-3513
Activities: interactive corn maze, pumpkin picking, jumbo jumper air pillow and much more.

Battleview Orchards
91 Wemrock Rd. • Freehold, NJ 07728
732-462-0756
Activities: Hayrides, apple picking and pumpkin picking.

Cheesequake Farm Market
2095 US Highway 9 • Old Bridge, NJ 08857
732-721-5728
Activities: Hayrides, farm tours, zombie paintball and corn maze.

Happy Day Farm
97 Daum Road • Manalapan, NJ 07726
732-977-3607
Activities: over 35 activities including hayrides, corn maze, petting zoo, pony rides, paintball, tractor ride, bee barn, sunflower picking and much more.

Norz Hill Farm & Market
116 South Branch Rd • Hillsborough, NJ 08844
908-371-2697
Activities: farm tours, hayrides, pumpkin picking, corn maze, crafts, prizes, story time and more.

Ort Farms
25 Bartley Road • Long Valley, NJ 07853
908-876-3351
Activities: hay pyramid, corn maze, monster truck rides, pony rides and more.

Stony Hill Farm Market
8 Route 24 • Chester, NJ 07930
908-879-2908
Activities: corn Maze and Fun Park, hayrides, Noah’s Ark Playground, apple picking, pumpkin picking and more.

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Road • Princeton, NJ 08540
609-924-2310
Activities: pony rides, hayrides, pumpkin painting, barnyard animals, corn maze, hay bale maze, farm trail and more.

Wemrock Orchards
Highway 33 & Wemrock Road • Manalapan, NJ 07728
732-431-2668
Activities: hayrides, corn maze, and Munchkin Fun Patch.

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