Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Western Maine (Oxford, Franklin and Somerset counties)? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Western Maine (Oxford, Franklin and Somerset 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 activities, so if you are looking for popcorn (many types), chocolate, coffee, k-cups or to donate to both the
Scouts and U.S. military troops,
click here and help the Boy Scouts!
Updates for October 2018
Most pumpkin patches and corn mazes usually open by mid September, some
earlier! You may also like a
local zombie event or Zombie Paintball!. The world's best
pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the
crust recipe is here! And we have
canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access many
pumpkin and other recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the
top of the page or the site search.
After Halloween, find a Christmas tree at a
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. 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
- Sandy River Farms - pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides,
restrooms, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, snacks and
refreshment stand, picnic area, petting zoo
Route 27, Farmington,
ME 04938. Open: Milk- all daytime hours, go to dairy section across
the street Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch- Late August through late
October Haunted Maze- October 30th and 31st when the sun has set.
Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only..
Pick your own squashes as well as pumpkins, free hayrides, corn
"sandbox" for children under five
Apple Acres Farm - apples
Durgintown Road, South Hiram, Maine. Phone: 207-625-4777 Toll
free;800-647-4725. Fax 207-625-4777. Email: [email protected] Many varieties to choose from including Paula Reds, Macs, Cortlands, Macouns, Red Delicious, Spensers, Mutsus, Honey Crisps and Northern Spys. Open September 1 - October 10.
- Pietree Orchard - Uses
natural growing practices, pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples,
pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, we also have pie pumpkins, wagon rides, Maple Syrup from trees
on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises),
concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic
area, school tours
803 Waterford Road between Routes 93 & 37,
Sweden, ME 04040. Phone: 207-647-9419. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Call for specific hours.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Bridgton: 93 N to intersection with the Waterford road, turn right and
go app. 2.3 miles. Fryeburg: Route 5 N to route 93 intersection, turn
onto 93 and follow for app. 7 miles. Norway: Route 117/118 turn at the
Keoka Beach Camping sign onto the Waterford Road The orchard is app. 7
miles. Harrison: Route 35 to Route 35/37 to intersection in south
Waterford, turn left onto the Waterford Road and go app. 3 miles.
Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but
are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit
cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers.
Click here for our Facebook page.
- Cayford Orchards - apples and pears, strawberries, raspberries,
blueberries, pumpkins and squash
Hilton Hill Road, Skowhegan, Maine. Phone: 207-474-2970. Email [email protected] PYO apples and pears or ready picked. Specializing in antique varieties and many new varieties. Also pumpkins and squash. Hay rides on weekends. Coming soon, pyo strawberries, raspberries, blueberries. 3 miles north of Skowhegan post office on Route 150, half mile up Hilton Hill Road,
Skowhegan, Maine. Open:
9 to 5 daily mid-August through October, Wed - Sun until Christmas
The Apple Farm - apples
104 Back Road,
Fairfield, Maine. Phone: 207-453-7656 Toll free: 877-453-7656. Fax
207-453-2717. Email [email protected] Pick your own apples -- Macs, Cortlands, Red and Golden Delicious, Golden Russets, Pearmains, Winter Bananas and others in season. Wagon rides on weekends. Open September through October 25 from 9 am to 5 pm daily. Handicapped
Accessible. Restroom available. Bus parking.