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 March 2017
Although most pumpkin patches and corn mazes are now closed, it
is time to tag your 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. In the
meantime, you may find 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 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
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:
email@example.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,
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:
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
18 Quarry Road (off Route 25), Meredith, NH 03253. Phone:
email@example.com. Open: Seven days per week from mid -
April through Christmas eve; Please see our website for current
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin
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
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:
click here for
a map and directions. Open: every day 9 to 5 from late June
until late October;
or call for seasonal hours. (UPDATED: May 4, 2015, JBS) (UPDATED: October 1, 2008)
- Apple Hill Farm
- Strawberries, blueberries,
raspberries, black currants, apples & flowers
580 Mountain Road, Concord, NH 03301. Phone: 224-8862. Fax: 224-8862. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
107 Beech Hill Road, Hopkinton, NH 03229. Phone: 603-224-7655.
email@example.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:
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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:
- Gould Hill Orchards
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,
- 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,
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:
email@example.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
Pleasant Street, Loudon, NH 03307. Phone: (603) 715-1215.
firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: we are one mile off of
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:
email@example.com. 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
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:
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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,
- Two Sisters Garlic - pumpkins, winter
squash, melons, prepicked produce, events at your location (call for
23 Clough Tavern Road, Canterbury, NH 03224. Phone: 603-783-4287.
email@example.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.