The Mommy's Guide To Events!

Family Friendly Pumpkin Picking and Fall Festival Go Too's!

  Family Friendly Pumpkin Picking and Fall Festivals!



Crossroads Farm at Grossman’s
 Malverne NY
Organic Non-Profit farm managed be the Nassau Land Trust,
Wonderful Location that we frequent often. Plenty of pumpkins, animals, apple pies and other fall fare.

The Dees’ Nursery & Florist, Inc
Oceanside NY
Love this place as well! Pumpkins on crates to pick, corn maze, spooky walk for kids and adults, pony rides, petting zoo, and lots more. Great day.


Albert H. Schmitt Family Farm
Dix Hills NY
Pumpkin Picking, Hay Rides, bounce houses, play area, also has a haunted house!

Benner's Farm East Setauket
Organic farm that is super family friendly all year round. There is pumpkin picking, hayride, homemade cider with a class on how it is made. Workshops and mommy and me programs during the week! Be on the lookout for their Harvest Fair!

Hicks Farm
Westbury NY
Otto The Ghost Interactive adventure is always a family favorite! Hay rides, Petting Zoo and plenty of Pumpkins on crates as well as awesome fall decor!

Borellas Farm Stand
St. James NY
Corn Mazes, bounce houses and pumpkins galore!


Brightwaters Farm
Bay Shore NY
Face painting, animal farm feeding, and a array of activities as well as a concession stand, country store, and of course pumpkin picking


Elwood Pumpkin and Christmas Tree Farm
 Huntington NY
Pick Pumpkins right off the vine and enjoy a small kid friendly corn maze as well as wagon rides

F & W Schmitt Family Farm
 Melville NY
For Fifty years this farm has been a must see for families. Pumpkin stands, hayrides, a straw pyramid, haunted mansion and animals are all at this awesome location

Organics Today Farm
East Islip NY
Tractor Pull hayride, roasted corn, hot cider raw honey and other organic goodies as well as pumpkin picking

Woodside Nursery and Garden Center
North Patchogue67y;'[
Dinosaur park exhibit, scarecrow making haunted tunnel, pumpkin picking and gold mining all available for a fun filled day


Finks Country Farm
Wading River NY
Live entertainment, picnic area, animal farm pig races, a corn cannon, corn maze, and of course pumpkin picking!
Finks Fall Festival runs Sept 23rd-October 29th

Gabrielsen's Country Farm
JamesPort NY

Train rides, pedal tractors (adorbs) farm animals, old fashioned school house and church, live music on the weekends and a hay ride!

Hanks Pumpkintown
Water Mill NY
Pick off the vine interactive corn mazes, tractor rides, slides duck races pedal cart race track and family fun!

Harbes Family Farm
Jamesport, Mattituck, Riverhead
Pumpkins picked right off the vine, six-acre interactive corn maze helping Dorothy and toto make it through the every confusing maze!  There is singing hayrides, pony rides, barnyard adventure park is at the Mattituck location.  Riverhead offers pumpkin picking, spooky corn maze robin hood corn maze
  There is also the Barnyard corn maze where four pumpkin pals are lost and Farmer Fred needs your help to find them!
Harbes Orchard in Riverhead has a Robin hood themed maze where Robin is on a quest to defeat the sheriffs champion. Meet the actors along the way to help them find bows arrows and swords!

Harbes Farms in Jamesport King of Pumpkinland has lost his crown! Help him find it in this five acre maze that has you solving riddles and participating in an awesome sword fight!

Lewin Farms,
Wading River
Pumpkins off the vine, five-acre corn maze and roasted corn

May's Farm
Wading Rive
Corn maze, pony rides (not every weekend) face painting, treats and a visit from Elmo!

Stakey's Pumpkin Farm
Abquebogue
18 different pumpkins ready to be picked off the vine, bounce house, face painting, country store pets allowed. Make sure to pick up the corn maze trivia guide before you head into the corn maze. Answer correctly and you find your way out incorrectly and we will see you next fall!


                        Fun Fall and Halloween Special Events!

Enchanted Forest Trail
Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Dress in Costumes and walk the trails (some guided) and meet ghoulishly awesome characters along the way. Games and activities are available to enjoy before the hike. Check the website for times and dates.

Rise of The Jack O' Lanterns
Old Westbury Gardens
 5,000 hand-carved jack-o'-lanterns light up one of Long Island's most treasured Gold Coast mansions. Various dates advance tickets needed.

Halloween Bash and Bag Decorating
Children's Museum of the East End
October 25/October 29
 Halloween games, trick or treating, crafts, a costume contest. Registration needed in advance

Halloween Boat Burning
Long Island Maritime Museum
October 28, 2016
Every year a donated old boat is given to the museum, and it's tradition to burn the vessel in the harbor. At this historical reenactment enjoy entertainment, light refreshments, and a raffle drawing. Children 5 and under are FREE.

Ghostly Gala
Long Island Children's Museum

October 29, 2016
a fun evening of Halloween fun! Kids come in their costume for a fun (and safe) evening of spooky events, including a costume party, face painting, crafting, and trick-or-treating. I would get your tickets bf the event but it is not required

The Great Jack-o'-Lantern Spectacular Sail
Belmont Lake State Park
October 29, 2016
The first 50 carved pumpkins to arrive set sail on Belmont Lake. Children can make scary crafts, play games, visit the "Spooky Den," check out the petting zoo and stop at various trick-or-treat stations.

Bats, Barnacles & Broomsticks
October 29, 2016
Long Island Aquarium
kids in costume will get 50% off admission with a paying adult (one child 12 years and under, per adult). Cy trick-or-treating throughout the Aquarium. The Unearthing Atlantis Dig will be transformed into a spooktacular haunted house by the amazing special effects team at HauntedProps.com. Face painting, craft and game stations, hayrides, pumpkins to paint and more are available along with the awesome exhibits themselves!

Wail-ing-Boo-Seum & Festival
Cold Spring Harbor Whaling Museum
Enjoy a spooky scavenger hunt, Spooktacular Zoo with icky things like owl pellets, and meet wandering ghostly historical figures of Cold Spring Harbor, including wailing widows, missing sailors, and roving pirates.


Not-So-Scary Kids' Days
 Bayville

Weekend afternoons at Bayville Scream Park feature a less scary version of the haunted house, as well as Halloween attractions for kids. The admission price includes access to the fun house, mirror maze, pumpkin bounce, pumpkin patch, Halloween train ride, and more. Evening haunted attractions are not suitable for children. Groupon usually has discounted tickets for this!

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