The Halloween decorations have already begun to show up in stores and that means that the season of Fall is fully upon us. There’s always a need to take a trip to the pumpkin patch for the perfect decoration for Halloween and even Thanksgiving! Whether you enjoy painting this orange fruit, carving designs into it or even just leaving it plain the way it is, there’s nothing more exciting than figuring out what you’re going to do with the pumpkins you take home for the first time this year.
Clear your schedules and make time for these 10 charming pumpkin patches in New York that are perfect for a fall day!
1. Pumpkinville - Great Valley
Opening for the season on September 17th, Pumpkinville in Great Valley will remain open until October 31st! It's ready for visitors whether there's rain or shine, and there's no admission or parking fees at this farm. It's just minutes away from the village of Ellicottville, and all of the pumpkins you'll take home from here are grown on the family's 200-acre farm. The pumpkin displays here will blow you away. Another exciting reason to visit? This year Pumpkinville features the new Pumpkinville Express Train Ride and a corn maze that's shaped like Snoopy!
Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
How to get here: 4844 Sugartown Road Great Valley, NY 14741
2. Sunnyside Gardens - Saratoga Springs
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The perfect place to take the family, especially the younger crowd, you'll love this truly charming pumpkin patch that has been welcoming residents in for over 20 years! Rides at the pumpkin patch begin on September 24th, featuring the only train ride you'll find in the area. With pumpkins on display all over the place, you'll be able to find the perfect one in every shape and size.
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How to get here: 345 Church Street Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
3. The Great Pumpkin Farm - Clarence
Open seven days a week as of September 17th running all the way through until October 31st, you can count on The Great Pumpkin Farm to be open rain or shine! The farm offers hayrides, corn mazes, face painting and so much more. Admission to the farm will be free on September 17th and 18th, with an admission fee of $7 dollars per person every weekend after that.
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to Dusk
How to get here: 11199 Main Street Clarence, NY 14031
4. DuBois Farms - Highland
Already open for the season, DuBois Farms will remain open now through November 4th! Open every day, the farm features farm animals, tractor-pulled wagon rides, a corn maze and plenty of other activities to keep a smile on your face.
the farm has a different themed festival, with some of our favorites falling in the month of October. If you're looking to support a local favorite that is known for having fresh, delicious products then this is the place to visit! There's nothing better than taking home a tasty seasonal treat with your pumpkins.
10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How to get here:
5. Abbott Farms - Baldwinsville
Connected to the pumpkin patch you'll discover a corn maze, u-pick orchard, barnyard, pond and
much more! On Saturdays and Sundays now through Halloween you'll be able to enjoy the farm's tube slides, wagon rides and even apple cannons and sling shots. How much fun does that sound like?
to see the farm's website and to check out their seasonal hours and activities!
How to get here:
3275 Cold Springs Road Baldwinsville, NY 13027
6. Cobble Creek Farm - Spencerport
Celebrating the seasons with visitors for over 80 years, this farm is known for going all out with their Halloween decorations. Featuring a family hayride, haunted hayride, corn mazes and more, there's so much to enjoy on this lovely farm. One of the many things visitors enjoy while they come here is discovering all of the Pumpkin People throughout the farm!
Hours: Monday through Friday: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
How to get here: 5161 West Ridge Road Spencerport, NY 14559
7. Outhouse Orchards - North Salem
You'll love taking a trip to Outhouse Orchards, which is a family owned and operated business,. The perfect place to go when you're looking to do some apple picking, the farm also features a corn mazes, hayrides and huge variety of pumpkins!
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How to get here: 139 Hardscrabble Road North Salem, NY 10560
8. Meadeville Farm Pumpkin Patch - Seneca Falls
A wonderful pumpkin patch that has expanded over the years, this farm is a great place to take the family. Locally grown products that are perfect to check out no matter what season it is, this place is always great to visit when you're looking to find the perfect pumpkin.
How to get here: 911 Auburn Road Seneca Falls, NY 13148
9. Fishkill Farms - Hopewell Junction
Fishkill Farms has over 60 acres of land that's growing amazing fresh produce, but our favorite thing you'll find growing is their pumpkins! It's well-known for its scrumptious apples, and there's nothing quite as good as the feeling of painting your first pumpkin of the season. This family business has been around nearly one hundred years; you'll want to visit this lovely place.
Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
How to get here: 9 Fishkill Farm Road Hopewell Junction, NY 12533
10. Schmitt’s Family Farm - Melville
This is possibly the best place you can visit on Long Island for pumpkin picking; you'll find yourself surrounded by orange at Schmitt's Family Farm. A local favorite for over 50 years, the farm features a seven-acre maze, hayrides, playgrounds, farm animals and haunted mansions!
Hours: 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
How to get here: 26 Pinelawn Road Melville, NY 11747