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Pumpkin Picking! Where Should you go?

 Harvest Festival at Brooklyn Bridge Park 
When: Saturday, October 29
Where: Pier 6 in Brooklyn Bridge Park to pick a pumpkin and enjoy arts and crafts, storytelling, games, a photo booth, face painting, and live tunes. FREE

Children's Fall Festival
When: October 30
Where: Queens County Farm Museum
One of my family's favorites, this massive bash at the Queens County Farm Museum features traditional games such as sack races and trinkets-in-the-haystack, live music, bouncy houses, a haunted house, pony rides, and a petting zoo. Families are encouraged to attend in costume, and this is the perfect day to hit the farm's Amazing Maize Maze and pumpkin patch.
The Amazing Maize Maze
When: Weekends Saturday, September 24-Sunday, October 30 plus Columbus Day
Come enjoy the biggest Corn Maze in NYC is located on the grounds of the Queens County Farm Museum. The corn maze will stay open until 9pm on October 15 and 22.

Borellas Farm Stand
Pumpkin picking, corn maze, bouncers, hay rides, face painting, and music during fall harvest festival weekends. Visit the farm stand to load up on fresh fruits and veggies, as well as 100% natural, vegan-friendly, homemade bath products and soaps.
485 Edgewood Avenue
Saint James, NY 11780
631-862-7330



Benner's Farm


Benner's is a small farm that features pumpkin picking, haunted hay rides, and a menagerie of ponies, sheep, goats, chickens, pigs, and rabbits to pet and feed. The farm also has a huge oak tree with a great swing. Workshops for kids are offered on select weekends.
56 Gnarled Hollow Road

East Setauket, NY 11733
631-689-8172

 Dees' Nursery

The nursery runs a fall festival, which features a petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, story time, and a pumpkin patch. The nursery also offers a haunted walk, which is best suited for teenagers and adults.
69 Atlantic Avenue
Oceanside, NY 11572
516-678-3535


Elwood Pumpkin Farm
Long Islands most western pumpkin farm, making it the closest picking spot to NYC. This farm offers pumpkins for picking off the vine, hay rides around the fields, and a small corn maze for children.
1500 East Jericho Turnpike
Huntington, NY 11743
631-368-8626

F&W Schmitt's Family Farm

The farm has a huge pre-picked pumpkin patch, hay rides, slides, giant straw pyramid, a big playground, pony rides, and farm animals to visit. Stay to enjoy the corn maze anda child-friendly haunted mansion. After dark, the haunted house and corn maze are spooky and are not appropriate for young children.
26 Pinelawn Road

Melville
, NY 11747
631-271-3276

Fairview Farm

This place is awesome. Thy have a pumpkin patch, farm animals, a country store, and a large corn maze, but also has a corn cannon for shooting corn cobs far away. There's also corn boxes where kids dig and roll in corn kernels, and hay bale mini mazes for younger kids. I love corn!
69 Horsemill Lane
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
631-537-6154

Fink's Country Farm
Visit Fink's during fall festival weekends. Admission price includes unlimited hay rides, the corn maze, pig races, animal farm, barnyard bouncer, and one turn at the pumpkin slingshot. For additional fees, there are pony rides, a corn cannon, face painting, and pumpkin picking. Access to the pumpkin patch is only available on weekends with fall festival admission. For pumpkin picking only, visitors must come on weekdays.
6242 Middle Country Road
Wading River, NY 11792
631-886-2272

Gabrielsen’s Country Plant Farm

Gabrielsen’s The pumpkin patch is free, but there is a fee to enter the large play area, which has a complex corn maze, hay rides, slides, swings, a play house filled with corn kernels, and farm animals to visit. Adults can lounge farm style on cedar swings while sippingon some lemonade and noshin on some sweet roasted corn.
Where: 200 Herricks Lane
Jamesport, NY 11947
631-722-3259

Harbes Family Farm #1
   All three Harbes Farm locations offer s variety of fun stuff to do all fall long!  Pumpkins, hay rides, and mazes. The biggest location is on Sound Avenue in Mattituck. Pumpkin picking is available, along with a picnic area, sand box, bean bag toss games, and live music. Pumpkins are priced by the pound and there is no fee to enter the fields. For an additional fee, check out the Barnyard Adventure and enjoy pig races, pedal carts, a hedge maze, and farm animals.
715 Sound Avenue

Mattituck, NY 11952
631-298-0800

Harbes Farm & Orchard#2
Just down the road in Riverhead, Harbes has a pumpkin patch, pick your own apple orchard, as well as a huge corn maze.  The Honey Crisp Cafe has a variety of refreshments, that adults and kids can enjoy before they set off for the pony rides and pedal carts.
5698 Sound Avenue
Riverhead, NY 11901
631-298-0800
Harbes Western Farm #3

     The third Harbes location features a pumpkin patch! All attractions have a cost-This year it also features a western themed corn maze where the sheriff and his cronies wonder in and out to interact, and help the guests inside! You can also enjoy hay rides, a pumpkin bounce house, farm animals, and gemstone mining.
200 Herricks Lane
Jamesport, NY 11947
631-722-3259

Hank's Pumpkintown

Wagon rides, corn mazes, pumpkin picking, wooden play structures, and curly slides. Corn Mazes for every age, and admission pays for all activities!

Water Mill, NY 11976
631-726-4667

Lewin Farms

812 Sound Avenue

Wading River, NY 11792
631-929-4327
Fields are filled with pick your own pumpkins and a variety of seasonal vegetables. The farm has a corn maze and delicious roasted corn for sale on weekends.
812 Sound Avenue

Wading River, NY 11792
631-929-4327


The Milk Pail
Farm and apple orchard offers a huge variety of pumpkins for sale at the farm stand, including bumpy green ones and ghostly white ones.
1346 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY 11976
631-537-2565

May's Farm
Pumpkin picking, a corn maze, hay rides, and pony rides are offered on select weekends at this working farm. Stop by the greenhouse to check out the Halloween decorations and visit the farm stand for fresh fruit, vegetables, and cider.
6361 Route 25A
Wading River, NY 11792
631-929-6654

Stakey's Pumpkin Farm
Pick Pumpkins off the vine! Enjoy a 3-acre corn maze as well as  hay rides, pony rides, face painting, and a small bouncy house. And visit the snack shack offering roasted corn, hot dogs, and chicken nuggets.
270 West Lane

Aquebogue, NY 11931
631-722-3467


White Post Farms

Admission includes entry to the animal farm and aviary, sing-along hay rides, bounce park, and stage shows that include a magic show, dog show, and a barnyard game show. For an additional fee, check out the huge patch of pre-picked pumpkins. Look for coupons- they usually have them!
250 Old Country Road

Melville
, NY 11747
631-351-9373

Woodside Nursery & Garden Center

Pumpkin Picking, and a variety of actvities include the haunted tunnel, balloon bounce, mining for gold, and scarecrow making. There are separate prices for each activity.
134 East Woodside Avenue

North Patchogue, NY 11772
631-758-1491

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