Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Central New Hampshire?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Central New Hampshire, 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 July 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

Belknap County

  • Beans & Greens Farm - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    245 Intervale Road, Gilford, NH 03249. Phone: 603-293-2853. Email: beansandgreensfarm@msn.com. Open: Corn Maze open daily from 10 am to 5 plus Friday and Saturday nights from 8pm - 11pm starting September 13th. Directions: From Meredith: Rte. 3 to Weirs Beach, then 11B to the farm in Gilford. From Rochester area: Rte 11 north to lights at 11B junction. Go left and .5 miles to farm From Rte. 93: Exit 20, Rte 3&11 towards Laconia, just south of Laconia take the Laconia bypass to the end in Gilford. Go left at the light and then take a right at the second light onto Rte. 11B. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Beans & Greens offers annual/perennials, hanging baskets and planters in spring. We grow and harvest our own vegetables using sustainable agricultural practices and advertise our produce as herbicide/pesticide free in the stand! The bakery has a large offering of pies, cookies, breads, bars and more all season long. Gifts, honey, maple syrup and many other NH made products are available in the store.  (UPDATED: May 4, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: September 05, 2013)(UPDATED: October 05, 2008)
  • Broadview Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
    37 March Road, Sanbornton, NH 03269. Phone: 603-286-9423. Email: broadviewfarm@hotmail.com. Open: June to November 10 to 6 daily. Directions: From Rte. 3 in Tilton (near Outlet Mall), turn onto Rte. 132, go 3 miles, turn left onto Gulf Road, 1/2 mile, turn right onto March Road. Farm on right. From downtown Tilton, turn onto School Street, go 3 miles, turn left onto March Road. Farm on Right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: October 15, 2009)
  • Moulton Farm - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Fall festival, corn maze, child-sized haybale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, school tours
    18 Quarry Road (off Route 25), Meredith, NH 03253. Phone: 603-279-3915. Email: moultonfarm@metrocast.net. Open: Seven days per week from mid - April through Christmas eve; Please see our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From Meredith: From the lights in Meredith, go east on Route 25 approximately 2 miles. Quarry Road is on the right. Moulton Farm is down the road about .25 miles on the right. From Center Harbor: Start out going southwest on Whittier Hwy/Rt. 25 heading toward Meredith. You will travel approx 2.7 miles and be taking a left hand turn off Route 25 on to Quarry Road The farm stand is located 600 ft down Quarry Road on the right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Pick your own herbs start in mid-June; Pick your own flowers in mid-July; Pick your own pumpkins in late September; Corn maze opens in early to mid-September; For festivals, workshops and events please see our web site. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: March 31, 2013)
  • Surowiec Farm - pumpkins, apples, blueberries, Christmas trees & fall raspberries
     53 Perley Hill Road, Sanbornton, NH 03269. Phone: 603-286-4069 Fax: 286-4069. Directions: click here for a map and directions. Open: every day 9 to 5 from late June until late October; click here or call for seasonal hours.  (UPDATED: May 4, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: October 1, 2008)

Merrimack County

  • Apple Hill Farm  - Strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, black currants, apples & flowers  
    580 Mountain Road, Concord, NH 03301. Phone: 224-8862. Fax: 224-8862. Email: applehill@fcgnetworks.net  Open June-November, varies with picking season. Special Events: Call or email for calendar. (UPDATED: May 4, 2015, JBS)
  • Appleview Orchard - Apples, hayrides, cider pressing
    1266 Upper City Road, Pittsfield, NH 03263. Phone: 603-435-6483. Fax: 603-435-6486. Email us at: Inquiries@AppleviewOrchard.com. Directions: Route 93 to Route 393/202/9/4 East. Travel East to the Epsom traffic circle. Go North on Route 28 to Pittsfield. Turn Left onto Upper City Road. Appleview Orchard is at the top of the hill on the left. Click here for a map to our farm. We are open All year. Our hours are: Harvest Season: Daily, 9 am to 9 pm. Off-season: Daily, 12 pm to 9 pm. We feature Richardson's super-premium ice cream, The Pie Guy pies and many delectable local treats and fine gifts in our country shoppe. During harvest season we offer orchard tours, hayrides, and press-your-own cider plus other seasonal activities. School and other groups are always welcome. We gladly accept Visa and Mastercard. Good, wholesome fun for all - always! (UPDATED: May 4, 2015, JBS)
  • Beech Hill Farm - Stand & Ice Cream Barn - corn maze, pumpkins, hayrides and haunted barn
    107 Beech Hill Road, Hopkinton, NH 03229. Phone: 603-224-7655. Email: kimball@beechhillfarm.com. Spend the day at Beech Hill Farm & Ice Cream Barn exploring three different corn mazes, a mile long Rhododendron Nature Trail, beginning map courses, fall horse drawn wagon rides and thousands of pumpkins grown right on the farm. Visit our website  for a calendar of events including our Fall Harvest Festival, live music and cruise nights or call 603-223-0828. Awarded “Best of New England” destination by Boston Magazine/New England Travel and Family Favorites Award by Parenting NH Magazine! Beech Hill Farm and Ice Cream Barn features over 75 premium flavors of Blake’s and Richardson’s New England made ice cream, delicious 95% fat free frozen yogurt, and a popular make-your-own sundae bar, as well as a country store with New England specialty products, garden center, a wonderful assortment of farm animals, and quality family activities. Located in scenic Hopkinton, New Hampshire, the Kimball family welcomes you to their 9th generation family farm. While here, also enjoy our mile-long Rhododendron Nature Trail and corn mazes (in season). We offer a variety of field trips for schools or other organizations based around these fun, educational activities. Beech Hill Farm also hosts birthday parties, corporate outings, and other group events. (UPDATED: October 15, 2014, JBS)
  • Birchwood Orchard - Pumpkins
    206 Old Turnpike Road, Mason, NH 03048. Phone: 603-878-0542.
  • Carter Hill Orchard -Apples  
    73 Carter Hill Road, Concord, NH 03301. Phone: 225-2625. Email: Info@CarterHillOrchard.com. Open 9am-6pm, August-December 24.  Special Events: weekend activities, viewing tower, playground & walking trail
  • Charmingfare Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, horse-drawn hay rides, wagon rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties
    774 High St, Candia, NH 03034. Phone: 603-483-5623. Email: john@charmingfare.com. Directions: Take 93 North to exit 9N. At the 3rd traffic light, take a right onto RT 27 (there is a McDonalds on the left at this light.) Follow RT 27 approx. 5 miles, Charmingfare Farm is on the right. Crops are usually available in All year. Open: 7 Days a week from 10am to 4pm. May be open later for certain events such as Hayrides in October. Pumpkin Festival, Children's Trick or Treat Stroll, and Haunted Hayrides available weekends in October. Sleigh rides and Santa appearances throughout December. The Farm and Zoo areas, Tractor Train, Pony Rides, and some Horse Drawn rides available year round. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard.
  • Gould Hill Orchards - Apples
    656 Gould Hill Road, Contoocook, NH 03229. Phone: 746-3811. Email: Gouldhill@aol.com Open 9:30 am to 5pm, daily. Nine varieties of apples, Special Event: Harvest Festival, mid-October
  • Great Brook Farm - Apples & pumpkins  
    335 Hackleboro Road, Canterbury, NH 03224. Phone: 783-4126. Fax: 783-0027. Open 10 am to 5pm, daily, mid-September-November 1; weekends, November 1-Thanksgiving. Special Events: Every weekend
  • Green Thumb Acres - Pumpkins
    49 Boyce Road, Canterbury, NH 03224. Phone: 603-783-4359.
  • Hackleboro Orchards  - Apples, blueberries, gourds, pumpkins  
    Hackleboro Road, Canterbury, NH 03224. Phone: 783-4248 Email: Hackleboro@aol.com. Open part-time for Strawberries & Blueberries. Call 603-783-4248 for picking times and dates. Open full time once early apples are ready, Mid August - Thanksgiving. 9-6 daily, closed only on Tuesdays. September & October are peak apple picking times, free weekend hayrides, visiting the farm animals and climbing the viewdeck. Free parking. Pretty view & picnic area. When in season, we have: Strawberries, blueberries, peaches, nectarines, apples, cider, pumpkins, winter squash, gourds, honey & maple products, sewn, canned and baked goods, cookbooks, note cards, and much more! Directions: From I-93: Take exit 18, and follow our big red apple signs. From Rte. 106: Take Shaker Rd. in Loudon,NH, and follow our big red apple signs. We are 10 minutes from The Smoke House, and The Shaker Village. 5 minutes from the beautiful center of Canterbury. Very "New England"! Bring your camera. (UPDATED: May 4, 2015, JBS)
  • Heathfield Farm - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, haunted rides, Honey from hives on the farm, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Fresh eggs, picnic area
    148 Corn Hill Road, Boscawen, NH 03303. Phone: 603-796-6040. Email: heathfieldfarmnh@gmail.com. Open: Thursday and Friday 11 am to 6 Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: July 15, 2012)
  • Meadow Ledge Farm - Pumpkins and hayrides
    612 Route 129, Loudon, NH 03307. Phone: 603-798-5860.
  • Milk and Honey Farm - Follows organic practices, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Honey from hives on the farm, prepicked produce, events at your location (call for info)
    Pleasant Street, Loudon, NH 03307. Phone: (603) 715-1215. Email: milkandhoneyfarm@yahoo.com. Directions: we are one mile off of route 129. Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October. Open: Monday through Saturday 9am to 5pm May through October. Strawberries available in June, Pumpkins in September and October; Honey available in September; Call or e-mail for CSA shares of other vegetables. We follow organic practices, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: February 14, 2009)
  • Pustizzi Fruit Farm - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Fall festival, goat walk, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted trail, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm
    148 Cornhill Road, Boscawen, NH 03303. Phone: 603 796-6040. Email: zaku@tds.net. Open: Please see our website for this seasons hours and events. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards. (ADDED: January 13, 2013)  (UPDATED: January 14, 2013)
  • Ramsay's Farm - Stand  - Pumpkins
    783 Loudon Ridge Road, Loudon, NH, 03307. Phone: 603-267-6522.
  • Rossview Farm - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm
    84 District #5 Road, Concord, NH 03301. Phone: 603-228-4872. Email: Rossviewfarm@hotmail.com. Open: Last weekend in September through October 31st; Always CALL first for picking times. Directions: From interstate 93 take exit 15W. Go Right onto Route 3 North. Left at 2nd light onto Penacook Street. Go approximately 4 miles and you'll see District #5 Road on your left.  Each year we celebrate the start of Spring by making the finest maple syrup; Please join our open sugar house on Maple Weekend in late March; We offer syrup sampling, syrup on ice cream, walking tours, and hayrides; Of course we always like to be boiling if the weather permits! Call for Maple Weekend dates. Payment: Cash, Check. We love to have visitors during our harvest seasons! It is important that you always call first to find out hours of operation. We encourage you to bring your entire family, but please leave your pets at home. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 24, 2016) (UPDATED: December 05, 2013)  (UPDATED: November 01, 2010)
  • Sunnycrest Farm Inc. - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, Pick-your-own apples, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals
    59 High Range Road, Londonderry, NH 03053. Phone: 603-432 -9652. Fax: same. Email: sunnycrestfarm43@msn.com. Directions: Interstate 93 to exit 4. Travel west on Route 102 for four miles Blue and white sign on right Address is 59 High Range Road. Londonderry, N.H. 03053 603-432-9652 And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October, November. Open: Strawberries and blueberries 7 days a week Hours 7 am to noon Strawberry picking starts June, 18 2007 Daily while the crop lasts Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
  • Two Sisters Garlic - pumpkins, winter squash, melons, prepicked produce, events at your location (call for info)
    23 Clough Tavern Road, Canterbury, NH 03224. Phone: 603-783-4287. Email: twosistersgarlic@hotmail.com. Directions: Depart Canterbury, NH Bear right (North-West) onto Old Tilton Rd 0.2 mi Turn left to stay on Old Tilton Rd 0.5 mi Bear left (West) onto Clough Tavern Rd And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in July, August, September. Open: Self-serve Farm Stand open daily 9am - 7 pm. Personal attention/help is available with a call to 603-783-4287. Rhubarb - mid-June. Flowers available late June to first of September. Melons - mid August. Squash & Pumpkins - mid September. We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, Check. Garlic Scapes available mid-June. Fresh Garlic available mid-July. Cured Garlic bulbs by the bulb, pound or braids available first of September to December. Garlic Jellies (Red Pepper Garlic, Rosemary Ginger Garlic, Mint Garlic, Simply Garlic) available year round. Garlic Day is September 8&9,2007.

 

 

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