It’s fall time and that means it’s pumpkin and hayride season! Here’s a listing of different events at local area farms and pumpkin patches. Don’t miss the fall fun! There’s plenty of affordable activities for the whole family. Here’s a list with updated dates and costs for Philly area hayrides, Pumpkin Patches and Fall Fun. Make sure to check the their websites before visiting in the case of any inclement weather.
Linvilla Orchard | linvilla.com
137 West Knowlton Road, Media, PA 19063
Pumpkinland Harvest Festival – Open September 10 through November 6! Enjoy a hayride through the fields and see the colorful, changing leaves on the orchard trees. Pick as many apples as you can carry. Then run with the kids through the straw bale maze, fling apples using Linvilla’s giant slingshot, take a Hayride to the Witches House and stay warm toasting marshmallows by a crackling bonfire.
Cost: Harvest Hayrides $6, Train Rides $3, Pony Rides $7, Facepainting $6+, Straw Bale/Corn Maze $4 each/$6 both, Autumn Moon Hayrides $7.50, Hayrides to the Witches House $9
Shady Brook Farms | shadybrookfarm.com
31 Stony Hill Road, Morrisville, PA 19067
PumpkinFest – Don’t miss the harvest at Fall Fest! Our Fall Fest kicks off with AppleFest on Sept. 10, 11, 17, 18, 24 & 25 from 11am to 4pm. Next up is PumpkinFest open Oct. 1, 2, and then daily from Oct. 7 to 31 from 11am to 4pm. PumpkinFest After Dark opens Oct. 13, 20, 26 & 27 and all HorrorFest nights from 5pm to 9pm. The spooks come out at HorrorFest starting Oct. 1. Enjoy wagon rides, pick-your-own, pumpkins, and lots more festival fun! Bring the family for a day &/or night of fun down on the Farm.
Cost: $10/person weekdays, $15/person weekends. Save with these coupons.
Styer Orchard | styerorchard.com
97 Styer Ln, Langhorne, PA 19047
Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze are currently running every day from 9 to 5 and weekends from 9 to 6. Pumpkin Painting and The Castle Bouncer are now open on weekends. Spider Web Alley is free and open daily.
Cost: Corn Maze is free for children under 3, $2 for kids 3 to 12, $3 for ages 12 and up. And enjoy the free hayride that takes you to the entrance.
Merrymead Farm | merrymead.com
2222 Valley Forge Road, Lansdale, Pennsylvania 19446
Fall Harvest Day Weekends are held every Saturday and Sunday during the month of October. Enjoy Scenic Tractor Hayrides Around the Farm, Wagon Rides for Children, 700 Ft. cornstalk Tunnel, Children’s Games, Pumpkin Painting, Inflatable’s, Harvest Slinger, Farm Animals, 5 Acre Cornfield Maze and more. Public Weekday Hayrides are every week in October: Tuesday through Friday 12:00 PM, 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM
Cost: Tickets are $0.75 each. Family Special Pack: 30 Tickets for $20.00
Johnson’s Corner Farm | johnsonsfarm.com
133 Church Road, Medford, NJ 08055
Enjoy Live Music, Cornstalk Maze, Moon Bounce, Pumpkin Picking Hayrides, and our Food Tent, which serves up tasty selections from the grill. There is also gourd picking and apple picking when available. Our Harvest Gift Shop, Animal Farm, and Discovery Barnyard are also popular destinations on a beautiful Fall day. Enjoy Pumpkin Picking and Apple Picking Hayrides daily.
Cost: Hayrides $4, Discovery Barnyard & Animal Farm $9 per child, $4.50 per adult or teenager, Corn Maze $4.50: $45 Pick your own apples: $1.89/lb
Springdale Farms | springdalefarms.com
1638 Springdale Road, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003
Corn Maze – This years corn maze season runs from September 16th – November 6th, 2016. Throughout the pathways of the maze, you will find pictures, clues, and games to make this learning process FUN! Pumpkin picking hayrides will run from September 24th through October 31st.
Cost: The cost for the hayrides are $3.75 plus tax, and .79 cents per pound for the pumpkins. Corn Maze: Adults (Age 13+) $10 Plus tax, Youths (Age 4-12) $8.50 Plus tax
Milky Way Farm | milkywayfarm.com
521 East Uwchlan Avenue, Chester Springs, PA 19425
Fall Harvest – Milky Way Farm hosts a Pumpkin Harvest Season, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch and corn maze, from Sept 24th-Oct 30th. During Pumpkin Harvest weekends, the farm is open from 10am-5pm on Saturdays and Sundays, and free hayrides run continuously to take visitors to the pumpkin patch. An easy walking path is also available for those who choose to stroll to the patch. Weekend visitors enjoy the young farm animals, farm fresh ice cream, corn maze and other products. The farm is also open for pumpkin sales during weekdays in October from 3pm-5pm. Only the walking path is available during weekdays; no hayrides on weekdays.
Cost: Hayrides are Free, Pay as you go
Indian Acres Tree Farm | indianacrestreefarm.com
111 Tuckerton Road, Medford, NJ 08055
Pumpkin Picking & Fall Fun – Come out to Indian Acres Farms this fall for Pumpkin Picking Wagon rides, Barrel Train Rides, Bouncy Playground, Hoppity Hop Race Track, Zip Line, Rock Climbing Wall, Giant Pillow Bounce, Live Music, Pony Rides, Face Painting and more!
Cost: Playground is free, Activities are $4-$5. $20 (includes tax) Arm Bands will be available again this Fall for “one day” unlimited turns on our Giant Pillow Bounce, Jumpin’ Pumpkin, StageCoach bounce, Barrel train ride, pumpkin picking wagon ride and maze.
Snipes Farm | snipesfarm.com
890 West Bridge Street, Morrisville, PA 19067
The season runs from late September to early November. Fall Harvest weekends include the Land of Scarecrows, hayrides to the pick-your-own pumpkin patch and apple orchard, the five acre Corn Maze, the labyrinth walk, children’s wooden maze, Halloween Hollow playground, Ol’ Time Farm Museum, face painting, pumpkin painting and live barnyard animals. Enjoy live music on October weekend days.
Cost: Corn Maze $8 for adults. $6 for children 12 and under. Save $1 on with this coupon.
None Such Farm | nonesuchfarms.com
4493 York Road, Buckingham, PA 18912
Don’t miss our annual Pumpkin Festival on None Such Farm! The festival has been running for over 15 years now. It has changed over the years, but one thing remains the same, it is still a fun day on the farm. The Pumpkin Festival runs weekends in October, 10 am to 4 pm (weather permitting). No admission fee. FREE PARKING!
Cost: Admission is Free
Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Patch | sleepyhollowpumpkinpatch.com
881 Highland Road, Newtown, PA 18940
Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Patch will be open all Saturdays and Sundays in October, beginning Saturday October 1st 2016. In addition to the pumpkin patch hayrides, there are lots of other activities for your family to enjoy. Kids can take a pony ride, or play on any of the inflatable attractions. Come try your hand panning for treasure, or see if you can hit your target with the corn cannon. Venture through the corn maze. The perfect place to spend an autumn afternoon!
Cost: Farm Admission is $15 per person includes hayrides to pumpkin patch, corn maze, inflatable bounce, playground, rope maze and any size pumpkin (one per admission). Kids 3 and under free with paying adult.
Hellerick’s Family Farm | hellericksfarm.com
5500 Easton Rd Doylestown, PA 18902
Bring your family and friends to the Fall Harvest Festival this year from Sept 21st – November 3rd and enjoy a great day of fun on the farm. Admission includes exciting activities for children and adults of all ages: Get Lost in the award winning 5-Acre Corn Maze, play and explore in Adventure Farm Fun Area, relax on a Hayride, enjoy Animal Attractions and you even get to go to the Pumpkin Patch!
Cost: General Admission Monday-Friday $8.95 per person, Saturday –Sunday $11.95 per person. Children 3 Years and under are Free. Save $1 on Admission here.
Froehlich’s Farm & Garden | froehlichsfarm.com
3143 York Rd Furlong, PA
This year, Froehlich’s Farm hosts it’s annual Fall Festival Oct. 1st – Oct. 30th. There will be lots of festive fall fun to be had on the Froehlich Farm. The festival runs from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Take a scenic hayride around our 100 acre farm, find the perfect pumpkin in our pick-your-own pumpkin patch, warm up with some hot cider, roast s’mores, pick your favorite pony for pony rides, pose for pictures in our cut-out boards and scarecrows, jump around in the moon bounce, see who can be the winner in our games and more!
Cost: Admission and parking to the festival is FREE! Events are ticketed. Cash and check only are accepted out on the festival grounds. Tickets may be purchased by credit card at our retail store.
Cherry Crest Adventure Farm | cherrycrestfarm.com
150 Cherry Hill Rd, Ronks, PA 17572
From the pumpkins that dot the fields in every shape and size, a special treat awaits when you see how the Amazing Maize Maze™ has undergone a change from deep green to the warm, harvest shades of tan and brown! You’ll also find our unique crop of POPCORN! Go ahead, pick your ear right off the stalk and take it home to pop in the microwave. And finally, our retail stands offer a fine variety of hand-picked fall decorative items – OR – you can explore the fields and pick them yourself.
Cost: Admission Weekdays $17, Saturdays $20. Additional events are Pay as you go. Prices range from $2 – $20
Colonial Gardens | colonialgardenspa.com
745 Schuylkill Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460
Pumpkinland, September 23rd thru October 31st, offers a Halloween display of colorful cartoon characters, scarecrows, hay hutch, and over ten tons of pumpkins. Halloween Funhouse, Cornstalk Maze, Casper’s Castle, Hayrides. Daytime hayrides run September 27th thru October 31st. For young families ready for a mild scare, enjoy the Colonial Children’s Night Hayride on October 14,15,19,20,and 21. With special effects, eerie lights, and a few monsters, this 30 minute attraction will be the highlight of their Halloween!
Cost: Admission is Free. $3 for Halloween Funhouse, Cornstalk Maze, Casper’s Castle. Daytime hayrides is $5. Children’s Night Hayride starts at $7, Combo Deals are available.
Arasapha Farms | harvesthayride.com
1835 Middletown Rd, Glen Mills, PA 19342
Visit Pumpkin Garden weekends this fall where your kids will love the pillow bounce, moon bounce the brand new barn bounce and pumpkin jump. Have a blast with the corn cannon. Mine for gems at our all new gem mining experience. Visit with the animals at the Petting Zoo. With train rides, pedal carts, hay bale mazes and more the kids are sure to have fun! But the fun doesn’t end there! Take a hayride down to the Pumpkin Patch to pick your own pumpkin. Or see if how quickly you can find your way through the 5 acre corn maze. Afterwards, relax and grab a caramel apple and hot chocolate at our concession stand or pick up a few festive decorations for your home such as pumpkins, gourds, straw or cornstalks.
Cost: Kid’s price: $20, Family (4) pack: $72, Adult all new 5 acre corn maze with hayride: $5. For all pricing click here. For a coupon click here.
Freddy Hill Farms and Family Fun Center | freddyhill.com
1440 Sumneytown Pike, Lansdale, PA 19446
In their 29th year of Family fun in the pumpkin patch enjoy FreddyFest Saturdays and Sundays in October from noon until 5 pm starting Oct 8th (no events on October 31). Hayrides to big beautiful patches. Thousands of pumpkins to choose from. Corn Maze and Giant Slide. Pig races- bring the family to root your favorite piglet on to victory! Pony rides, kids activities. Funnel cakes, fresh squeezed lemonade, apple cider.Light lunch. Homemade ice cream- 32 flavors, with FALL FAVORITES- PUMPKIN, APPLE PIE, CINNAMON BUN and Caramel Apple Sundaes!! Miniature golf, batting cages and driving range all open for extra fun. No entry fee, all activities are a-la-carte.
Cost: Admission is Free, Pay as you go.
Straw Maze at Woodmere Art Museum | woodmereartmuseum.org
9201 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19118
Play, climb, and explore the 2016 Straw Maze. Made from massive straw bales, this year’s maze is situated in a new location, behind Woodmere’s studio building. It is designed by Peter Everett Brown and Barbara Ann Sprague of BrownSprague LLC.
Cost: $8 per child ($6 members); $20 ($18 members) for three children; multiple weekend passes available. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Entrance to the Museum is free to parents and guardians whose children have tickets to the Straw Maze.
The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place | sesameplace.com
100 Sesame Road, Langhorne, PA 19047
The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular – Celebrate silly, spooky fun at The Count’s Halloween Spooktacular at Sesame Place, September 24th through October 30.
Come in costume and play in our not-too-spooky Halloween haven featuring two new Halloween shows, themed mazes and a Sesame Street character hayride. Don’t miss exciting rides, the Neighborhood Street Party Halloween Parade, the all-new Cookie’s Monster Land, and everyone’s favorite furry friends dressed up in costume!
Cost: Fall Online Exclusive Single Day Admission $45
Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Competition and Display | peddlersvillage.com
Routes 202 & 263 Lahaska, PA 18931
Peddler’s Village Scarecrow Competition and Display runs from September 23 – October 30. Larger-than-life scarecrows dot our Village streetscape during this fun fall event. Enjoy free admission and free parking as you enjoy exceptional one-of-a-kind pieces of American folk art in a range of categories.
Cost: Free Admission and Free Parking.
Here is also a list of Fall Events in Philly Parks & Playgrounds from my friends at Philadelphia Park and Rec!
Am I missing your favorite fall event? Let me know in a comment below!