Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Central Maine (Piscataquis and Penobscot counties)?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Central Maine (Piscataquis and Penobscot counties), sorted by county. Some are farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple roadside stands.  Most have loads of pumpkins to choose from.  To really make it fun for  your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn maze, spook house, or hayride.  There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of course, the  more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!   If you are looking for pumpkin weigh-offs and the US and world's largest pumpkins, see this page! Want to do a fundraiser selling pumpkins? See this page!

Finally, my boys are in Boy Scouts and raising money for their troop and their trips and activitites, so if you are looking for popcorn (many types), coffee or to donate to both the Socuts and U.S. miltary troops, click here and help the scouts!

Updates for June 2017

Although most pumpkin patches  and corn mazes are now closed,  it is time to tag your Christmas tree at a local Christmas tree farm (and enjoy a bonfire, smore, hot chocolate and free hayrides, and often Santa visits! And next Spring, you'll want to take your children to a free Easter egg hunt - see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt. In the meantime, you may find a local zombie event or Zombie Paintball!.

The world's best pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the pie crust recipe is here! And we have home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search. If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Penobscot County

  • Burgess Farm - pumpkins, winter squash, Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Precut Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths and boughs, saws provided, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides
    17 Burgess Road, Newport , ME 04953. Phone: 207-368-5765. Email us at: burgess5@midmaine.com. Directions: Call for directions to farm And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October, November, December. Open: Call for daily hours We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, Check.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    U-Choose and Cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
    PreCut varieties: Balsam Fir.
  • Calkins Farm Stand - Follows organic practices, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises)
    295 Main Road South, Hampden, ME 04444. Phone: 207 862-6832. Fax: 207 862-6832. Open: May 1 to Christmas Eve, 9 am to 5 pm daily. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From Bangor: 7 miles south of the Bangor House on Main Road South, at foot of hill from Dorethea Dix State Park. From Winterport: 1 mile north of the town line on the river side. Look for a sunny yellow building on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Christmas trees available from Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve. We follow organic practices, but are not seeking certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers. (ADDED: October 10, 2009)
  • Gray Farm - peas, beans and pumpkins
    Route 222, Newport, Maine.  Phone: 207-278-2415. Pick your own peas, beans and pumpkins. By appointment.  Open July through October, 7 days, 9 am to 6 pm. 
  • Rocky Ridge Farm - Pumpkins
    22 Marsh Road, 1 mile east of Corinth off of Hudson Rd. (Route 43). Corinth, Maine. Phone: 207-285-7764. We are a small Maine Farm adapted for "pick-your-own" customers. Our motto is, "For the freshest raw deal in town." in September and October. Bus loads and school groups welcome. Open: July and late September, 8 am until dark. Closed Sunday Handicapped Accessible. Restrooms available. Bus parking. 
  • Thunder Road Corn Maze - pumpkin patch - pick in the field, corn maze, hayrides, cow train, corn box
    Rt. 7, Corrina, ME. Phone: (207) 278-3708.  Farm Stand: (207) 278-CORN
    Email: trfarm@tdstelme.net. Open: Call for for hours and availability. Directions: From Bangor: Take I-95 south towards Newport, get off I-95 exit 157, take right and go to light.  Follow Me.11/  Me.7/ Moosehead Trl. Rd. continue for 5.2 miles.  We are on the left.. Payment: . They have lots of activities besides the Mazes: Corn Snake, Bale Maze, Tricycle Races, Cow Train, Corn Box, Hay rides,Teeter-Totters, Duck Races
    Horse Tire Swings, Color Maze, Stocks/Guillotine for picture taking(ADDED: October 03, 2010, suggested by a visitor)
  • Treworgy Family Orchards - corn maze, apples, hayrides
    3876 Union Street, Levant, ME 04456.  Phone: 207-884-8354. Fax 207-884-8689. Email: info@treworgyorchards.com. Open: Apples and Pumpkins; September to October. Directions: 10 miles west of Bangor, Rte 222, 2 miles past Levant Village at top of hill. Dwarf apple trees for easy picking, apples can be picked from a wheelchair. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch. Picnic tables and ice cream dairy bar on premises. Animals for petting. School field trips welcome. Handicapped Accessible. Restrooms available. Bus parking.   (UPDATED: October 18, 2012, jbs) 

Piscataquis County

  • Stutzman's Farm - strawberries, pumpkins, potatoes, squash
    Douty Hill Road, Sangerville, Maine. Phone: 207-564-8596. Fax 207-564-8596. Email: doughtyhill@prexar.com  U-pick strawberries. Harvest farm weekend in September with pumpkins, potatoes, squash. Douty Hill Road, 2 one half miles outside Dover-Foxcroft.   Open end of June through October, 9:00 - 5:00 daily. PYO hours 7:00-5:00 from June to July. Handicapped Accessible. Bus parking.

 

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