Virginia September 27, 2015
Don’t Miss These 14 Great Pumpkin Patches In Virginia This Fall
One of the best things about fall, in my book at least, is the annual trip to the pumpkin patch. I mean, sure, you can get a pumpkin at the grocery store or local market, but there’s something extra special about walking through the fields and picking your own. Add to that a good ol’ fashioned hayride, some hot apple cider and a crisp fall day, and it’s memory-making made easy. Check out these pumpkin patches and farms in Virginia to find one that will help you make your best fall memories yet.
1. Sinkland Farms, Christiansburg
As one of the premier pumpkin patches in the area, Sinkland Farms is a one-stop-shop for fall fun. With the 2015 Pumpkin Festival just around the corner (Oct 3 - Nov 1), Sinkland Farms provides live music, special exhibits, pick-your-own pumpkins, corn mazes, hay rides, food and fun for kids of ALL ages. Learn more and plan your visit
2. Chesterfield Berry Farm and Market, Moseley
A long time favorite for the Richmond-area crowd, Chesterfield Berry Farm is a fall tradition for many. This farm and market features MUCH more than just pumpkins - although fall wouldn't be complete without one. After you pick, be sure to check out the hayrides, corn maze, haunted trails and new attractions like the Zombie Paintball Shoot. See a complete list of attractions, times and events at
Chesterfield Berry Farm
3. Great Country Farms, Bluemont
This "family fun" farm offers pick-your-own pumpkins and apples, a pumpkin cannon, apple cider and cider donuts and a corn maze. Great Country's fall festival includes attractions like their famous Oinktucky Derby pig races, a pumpkin eating dinosaur and, of course, a corn princess. Find out more and plan your trip at
Great Country Farms
4. Evergreen Acres, Nokesville
A trip to Evergreen Acres' pumpkin patch starts with a mile-long hayride to the fields, where you can pick your pumpkins straight from the vine. This fully-certified organic farm offers the freshest and best - all with no admission charge and no charge for the hayride. For pick your pumpkins without all the fuss, pack a picnic and enjoy the beauty and tranquility of Evergreen Acres. Plan your visit
5. Layman Family Farms, Blue Ridge
Layman Family Farms promises fun for the whole family. Pick your own pumpkins from their 40-acre pumpkin patch, see live farm animals, shoot the Pumpkin Blaster or Corn Cannon, let the kids jump on the giant Jumping Pillow, ride the Cow Train and much, much more. Plan your trip
6. Jeter Farm, Bonsack
Since 1853, the Jeter Family has been growing produce, hay and raising cattle at their farm just outside of Roanoke. Today, the fifth generation of the Jeter Family provides an annual Fall Festival with pick-your-own pumpkins, as well as a corn maze, farm animals, a Country Store with locally made Virginia products and crafts, ice cream, local apple cider, kettle corn, and much more. Visit them at
to learn more.
7. The Punkin Patch Farm, Nickelsville
The Punkin’ Patch Farm offers fall fun, seven days a week starting every September. In addition to pick-your-own pumpkins, the farm features a petting zoo, a corn maze, a marketplace for fall decorations including pumpkins, gourds, mums, fodder, straw and cumshaws, as well as fresh apple butter and molasses. Learn more about The Punkin Patch
8. Cox Farm, Centreville
As one of Loudoun County's top fall destinations, Cox Farm is an all-day family fun adventure. More fall carnival than your run-of-the-mill farm, Cox Farm features a large selection of pumpkins and gourds for sale, a haunted hay ride, live farm animals, slides, rides, food and beverages and so much more. Come to pick out your fall pumpkins or come and plan to stay for the day. Learn more about the Cox Farm Fall Festivals events, times and attractions
9. Middle River Farms, Grottoes
Located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Middle River Farms offers more than 30 varieties of pre-picked or pick-your-own pumpkins and gourds, as well as Indian Corn, corn shocks and straw bales for fall decorating. Claiming the best value in the area, pumpkins and gourds are $30 for all that you can fit in your wagon. Learn more about this family-operated farm (which also offers seasonal strawberry picking) by visiting them at
Middle River Farms
10. Smith's Pumpkin Patch, Lynchburg
For more than 20 years, Smith's Pumpkin Patch has been serving the Lynchburg area with fall fun for all ages. Featuring all-you-can-carry pumpkins for $30, Smith's also offers attractions like pumpkin painting, a corn maze, a huge play area, bouncy houses, slides and a wide variety of fall decorations. Find out more at
Smith's Pumpkin Patch
and be sure to make Smith's part of your fall tradition.
11. Greenfield Farms, Ruckersville
Located just outside of Charlottesville, Greenfield Farms features pumpkins, hayrides, farm animals, hay mazes and a 5-acre corn maze. And, of course, be sure to visit them for their upcoming Fall Fest, beginning October 3. To get directions, hours and learn more, visit
12. Snead's Asparagus Farm, Fredericksburg
Don't be fooled by the title. Snead's is ready for fall with pumpkins of every size and shape. Once you find the perfect pumpkin in their fields, take time to explore the farm where you can feed chickens, pet llamas and other farm animals, swing in the hay barn, wander through the “Out of My Gourd” natural maze or the stunning 4-acre sunflower maze, check out the new “sheep walk" and so much more. Learn more or start planning your trip at
13. Historic Greenbrier Farms, Chesapeake
WIth a history that goes back to 1916, Greenbrier Farms was once the largest wholesale nursery in the world. Today, the farm carries on their reputation for excellence with an annual Fall Harvest Festival that promises fun for all ages. Featuring $5 u-pick pumpkins, a hayride, historic farm tours and so much more, Greenbrier Farms will quickly become part of your fall traditions. Visit them at
Historic Greenbrier Farms
and start planning your visit today.
14. Belmont Pumpkin Farm, North (Mathews County)
For more than 30 years, Belmont Pumpkin Farm has been a Tidewater favorite. Featuring pumpkin picking, hayrides, corn and sunflower mazes, farm animals, treasure hunts and more, Belmont is the perfect place to make the most of a beautiful fall day. Be sure to find out about all of their fall events, including their Sunflower Festival, Pumpkin Festival, Pirate and Seafood Fest and others at
Belmont Pumpkin Farm
Where is your favorite pumpkin patch? We would love to hear about it in the comments below!