Pittsburgh September 26, 2016
by Beth Price-Williams These 10 Charming Pumpkin Patches Near Pittsburgh Are Picture Perfect For A Fall Day
Fall means brisk air, a colorful landscape, and everything pumpkin – pumpkin pie, latte, candles, you name it. Embrace the traditions of fall with a trip to one of these charming pumpkin patches near Pittsburgh that promise an old-fashioned good time.
1. Trax Farms – Finleyville
Climb aboard an old-fashioned wagon for your hay ride to the sprawling pumpkin patch at Trax Farms during its annual fall festival. After picking pumpkins, enjoy live music. Get lost in a confusing corn maze. Or, step on the bungee jumper. Trax Farms welcomes guests Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. from October 1 through the 30.
2. Triple B Farms – Monongahela
Trek to Triple B Farms for its annual Fall Festival. A full menu of activities await: A corn maze, apple picking, and delicious treats from the concession stand and farm market. And, of course, you'll head to the pumpkin patch on a hay ride. Stop by Triple B Farms Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through the end of October.
3. Schramm Farms & Orchards – Jeannette
Stroll through the pumpkin patch at Schramm Farm & Orchards looking for just the right pumpkins for carving and for pies. Wander around the rest of the farm where you'll find a corn maze, pony rides, and an old-fashioned hay ride. Scrhamm's Fall Festival will be held the entire month of October. Times vary depending on the day.
4. Shenot Farm & Market – Wexford
Pick the perfect pumpkin from Shenot Farm & Market's pumpkin patch. Arrive at both the pumpkin patch and corn maze aboard a wagon. Top off your visit with delicious fudge from the fudge counter. Stop by Shenot Farm & Market Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. through the end of October.
5. Hozak Farms – Clinton
Enjoy stunning views of the rustic Pennsylvania landscape on a hayride to the pumpkin patch at Hozark Farms then board another hayride that will take you through the woods. Hozak Farms welcomes visitors on weekdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The farm hosts its Fall Festival - with activities for the whole family - on Saturdays and Sundays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. - through October.
6. Soergel Orchards – Wexford
Watch the scenery roll by aboard a hay ride as you head to the pumpkin patch at Soergel Orchards. The farm's annual Fall Festival offers a plethora of activities, including live entertainment, games, pick your own apples, and cider press demonstrations. Head to the Fall Festival between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in October.
7. Janoski's Farm & Greenhouse – Clinton
Visit Pumpkinland at Janoski's Farm & Greenhouse to find that perfect pumpkin(s) then check out some of the many other activities featured, including face painting, pony rides for kids, a corn maze, a haunted barn, and a straw jump. Pumpkinland is open Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through the last weekend in October.
8. Harvest Valley Farms – Gibsonia
Head to Harvest Valley Farms for a fun afternoon of fall activities. Start your journey at the pumpkin patch before stopping by the corn maze, visiting with the farm animals, grabbing a snack at the concession stand, and enjoying live music. Harvest Valley Farms annual Fall Festival is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October.
9. Cheeseman Farm – Portersville
Embrace autumn at Cheeseman Farm's annual Pumpkin Festival. Enjoy a traditional hayride to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkins. Meet the animals at the petting zoo and jump in the hay stack. The Pumpkin Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday through the end of October.
10. Kerber's Dairy – Irwin
Uncover just the right pumpkin at Kerber's Dairy's Pumpkin Days. Embark on a hay ride, which will take you to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkins, then enjoy a delicious ice cream cone. Kerber's offers a Pumpkin Days Special - a half an hour hayride, a small pumpkin, and an ice cream cone - for only $8.50. Stop by Kerber's Dairy Saturdays and Sundays in October from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Are you ready to get in the fall spirit by visiting one of these 10 charming pumpkin patches near Pittsburgh? Autumn also provides the perfect backdrop for an
old-fashioned fall foliage train ride.
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