Find a local pumpkin patch

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

Kent County

  • Morris Farm - corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides
    2779 Warwick Avenue, Warwick, RI 02889. Phone: (401) 738-1036. We grow vegetables, have tractor rides, run greenhouses and care for cows, chickens and horses. Visitors are welcome to walk around the farm and see the animals.  Walking tours of farm, tractor trailer rides and discussion of methods to organically control weeds and pests. Group planting tours in the spring and pumpkin picking in the fall. Birthday parties with horse rides and trailer rides to visit the cows. Corn Maze with scavenger hunt. Farm fresh vegetables in-season, sweet corn, summer squash, cucumbers, peppers, eggplant, beans. (UPDATED: October 07, 2013, from their website)
    A visitor writes on April 25, 2009:
    "Great people to visit. They have some of the freshest corn and various veggies's around. The corn maze is always well done. They carry a great variety of perennial plants." (ADDED: April 25, 2009, suggested by a visitor)
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular - Spooky Zoo
    1000 Elmwood Avenue, Providence, RI 02907. Phone: 401 941-4998. Email: visitorservices@rwpzoo.org.  Open: shows running nightly from October 2nd through November 2nd; Admission opens at 6pm; pumpkin trail opens at dusk; Last admission Sunday - Friday at 10pm; Trail Closes at 11pm; Last admission on Saturdays at 11pm; Trail Closes at 12am.. This highly anticipated annual event, created by the artists and craftsmen of Passion for Pumpkins, features a breathtaking display of 5,000 illuminated jack-o-lanterns, with over 125 of them artistically carved and displayed in scenes to play out the annual theme. The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular has become one of the region’s most enchanting fall traditions, with over 100,000 people attending each of the last four years. The Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular is open rain or shine, however, in cases of severe weather or weather-related technical difficulties the show might close early. Please check our website, Facebook and Twitter pages for frequent updates. Spooky Zoo on October 25 & 26, 2014 from 10 am - 3 pm: Kids 12 and under who come dressed in costume get half-priced admission! Spooky Zoo is back, offering daytime outdoor autumn activities for the whole family! Come trick-or-treat with us, plus enjoy a packed schedule of other seasonal activities, including music and seasonal entertainment, costumed characters, a magician, games, creepy crawly animal encounters, pumpkin treats for the animals and more! On October 25 & 26, 2014 activities are free with Zoo admission and all children (12 and under) dressed in costume get in for half price! (ADDED: October 09, 2014, from their website)

Bristol County

  • Frerichs Farms - pumpkin patch (gathered from the field)
    43 Kinnicutt Ave, Warren, RI 02885. Phone: 401-245-8245. Email: DBFFarm@aol.com. Open: Tuesday - Sunday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.. They have a Pumpkin-Palooza, pumpkin weigh-off (see their website) . Frerichs has hosted the Southern New England Giant Pumpkin Grower’s Annual Weigh-off on Columbus Day Weekend. Thousands of people come to see the pumpkins and enjoy the festivities. Click here to see pictures from last year’s weigh-off. On certain October weekend evenings (October 17-18 & 24-25) the farm hosts BYOF (bring your own flashlight ) nights. Come see our spooky farm under the cover of darkness. Appropriate for all children. Starting Sept 12 and continuing through Oct 31, our Pumpkin Coach ride is running, our Western Town is open, and our pumpkin patch, make-your own scarecrow factories are up and going during our Pumpkin Palooza! Fall is definitely the time for kids at the farm! Click here to see pictures. Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off on Saturday October 12, 2013; Free Admission; Parking is $5 ; Pumpkins arrive at 9:30 am. Pumpkin drop at 11:30 am. Weigh-off starts at 12 pm (ADDED: October 06, 2009, suggested by a visitor)  (UPDATED: October 07, 2013, from their website)
    A visitor writes on October 06, 2009:
    "This is a wonderful family-owned farm"

Providence County

  • Adam's Farm - pumpkins, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, Hay rides, child-sized haybale maze, prepicked produce, picnic area, petting zoo
    140 Sumner Brown Road corner of Sumner Brown Rd & Burntswamp Rd, Cumberland, RI 02864. Phone: 401-333-1845. Email: info@adamsfarmri.com. Directions: From Cumberland RI, Rt 114 to Reservoir Road, From Rt 121 take Sumnerbrown Road and follow the pumpkin signs. From MA take Route 1A to Wapum Corner (Wretham) turn left onto 121 S. follow approximately 3 miles then just follow the pumpkin signs. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: September 10th to October 31st Monday to Friday, 10 AM to 5 PM, Saturday and Sunday, 9 AM to 6 pm. Payment: Cash, Check. We have, Pumpkins, Apples, candy and caramel apples, corn stalks, hay, mums and much much more, everything you need to decorate for the fall. We now have Hayrides!!!! Weekends noon til 4pm.
  • Barden Family Orchard - Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand
    56 Elmdale Road, North Scituate, RI 02857. Phone: 401-934-1413. Fax: same. Email: gbardenjr@verizon.net. Open: Monday through Friday from 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm; November hours open daily from 10 am to 4 pm. Directions: 20 minutes west of Providence Route 6 west into Scituate, right on Route 116 north, left on Pole Bridge Road, Go to end and Take a right. We are on the right And for a map to our farm, click here.  Apples August 1- mid November Peaches September 10-October 5 Raspberries August and September Plums August 20 Pumpkins September 10-October Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 08, 2013)
  • Confreda Greenhouses & Farms - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, corn maze, haunted corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    2150 Scituate Avenue, Hope, RI 02831. Phone: 401-827-5000. Fax: 401-826-3276. Email: vconfreda@aol.com. Directions: Rte 295 South or North to Rte 37 West. Follow 37 West to end. Turn right onto Natick Avenue. Follow to your first light. Turn left onto Scituate Avenue for 4 miles. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Open: 7 days a week. Call for hours. Hayrides, Pumpkin Picking and Farm Tours: Mid-September thru October. Haunted Hayride and Corn Maze: Weekends in October. Christmas Tress: Thanksgiving Weekend thru Christmas Eve. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Farmer's Market features home grown vegetables plus a bakery, ice cream shop and playground. Garden Center features home grown bedding plants, hangers, shrubs, statuary, custom planting. (UPDATED: October 07, 2013, from their website)
  • Cucumber Hill Farm - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), pony rides, birthday parties
    39 Cucumber Hill Road, Foster, RI 02825. Phone: 401-397-7500. Email: info@cucumberhillfarm.com. Open: Weekends starting September 24 through October 30;Saturday hours 10am until 10pm with last flash light maze entry at 9pm; Sundays 10am to 6pm; Open, Monday, Columbus Day, October 10 from 10am to 6pm; Also open for flash light maze, Sunday night October 9 until 10pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Conveniently located near the RI / CT line between Route 6 (Danielson Pike)and Route 14 (Plainfield Pike). Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page for latest updates and lots of pictures. (UPDATED: September 21, 2016) (UPDATED: September 14, 2015) (UPDATED: September 15, 2014) (UPDATED: September 03, 2013) (UPDATED: September 07, 2012) (UPDATED: September 06, 2012) (UPDATED: September 14, 2011) (ADDED: October 13, 2009)
    A visitor writes on October 06, 2012: "My family and I went to Cucumber Hill Farm tonight for their Moonlight corn maze with flashlights and it was AWESOME!!!!! Everyone there was so friendly we got a hayride out to the cornmaze had fun trying to find all the Ocean fact punchouts discovered the pirate chest and had hot chocolate after finding our way out!!!! Highly recommend for all ages!!!!"
  • Dame Farm and Orchards - pumpkin patch, corn maze, Pick-Your-Own Apples (or pre-picked) at our Farm Stand, Weekend Walk-in Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides (Call for Times)
    94 Brown Avenue, Johnston, RI 02919. Phone: 401-949-3657. Email: Darl.Dame@Verizon.net. Open: 9:30am to 5:00pm, 7 days a week. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: . All Fresh grown fruits and vegetables, they have a corn maze, pick-your-own apples, strawberries, etc. (ADDED: September 16, 2010, suggested by a visitor) (UPDATED: October 07, 2013, from their website)
    A visitor writes on September 16, 2010: "Very friendly, great selection, very fresh fruits and vegetables, family oriented"
  • Elwood Orchard - pumpkins, apples, pears
    58 Snake Hill Road, N. Scituate, RI 02857. Phone: 401-949-0390. Email: info@elwoodorchard.com. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: weekends and holidays 9 to 5 Third weekend in August through October. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: September 27, 2010)  (UPDATED: October 07, 2013, from their website)
  • Henry Steere Orchard - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides,
    150 Austin Avenue, Greenville, RI 02828. Phone: 401-949-1456. Directions: take exit 7b (Greenville rt44) off of 295. Follow Rt44 west through Greenville. Take a right on Austin Avenue (right after the Greenville Fire station) We are 1.5 miles up Austin Avenue. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in August, September, October, November. Open: Every Day 9am to 5pm. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Apple Fest Is in October.. Live Music.. Baked goods.. much more..  (UPDATED: October 07, 2013, from their website) Click here for our Facebook page (UPDATED: May 09, 2011)
  • Hill Orchard - pumpkins, pick your own apples, hayrides
    86 Windsor Ave. Johnston, RI . Phone: 401-949-2940.  Open:  selected months (part year) so call first, In season, open every day, 10 am to 5 pm. Apples and peaches. Pick-your-own orchard opens on weekends in September and October.  We are open weekdays by appointment for school trips and other groups. 
  • Contact us for available dates and times.  Click here for directions and a table of apple ripening times. We plan to open Labor Day weekend in 2013. Horse-drawn hayrides through the pick-your-own orchard are scheduled on selected weekends in September and October.  The ride passes through the orchard and by the pumpkin patch. Click here to see the Fall 2013 Hayride Schedule.  (UPDATED: October 07, 2013, from their website)
  • Pezza Farms - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    2279 Plainfield Pike, Johnston, RI 02919. Phone: (401)943-2707. Fax: (401)943-2318. Email: mpezza2@cox.net. Directions: Please see our website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Updates: Click here for updates. Crops are usually available in March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Our hayrides take place Saturdays and Sundays through the month of October from 1 pm to 4:30, our make your own scarecrow takes place in a covered greenhouse 9:30 -4:30 daily; Come visit us for a family fun filled day. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Our family owned farm offers something for every season. Our greenhouses are overflowing with hundreds of varieties of annuals, perennials and vegetable plants. The fall is family fun with hayrides, love-a-bunny, scarecrow making and picking out the perfect pumpkin and fall decorations. In the winter we offer custom made wreaths and boxwood trees to poinsettias, houseplants, garlands, trees, wreaths of all sizes and there is always something in the gift shop. Our animals are always here anxious for visitors. (ADDED: October 05, 2008)
  • Primrose Valley Gardens - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, Fall festival, gift shop
    1184 Providence Pike, North Smithfield, RI 02896. Phone: 401-597-5797. Email: nicole@grapevinelandscape.com. Open: Monday - Saturday: 10 am to 5 Sunday: 10 am to 3. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Farmer's Day - October 20, 2012 pm to a cross between a harvest festival and a farmer's market! Join us for a family-friendly day of live music, free food, a petting zoo, and much more!!. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. We follow organic practices, but are not seeking certification. In the spring and summer we have a wide variety of perennials, annuals, trees and shrubs. We have hanging plants, seeds, and bulbs. We offer mulch delivery and landscaping services. In the fall we offer pumpkins, mums, corn stalks and hay bales. Click here for our Facebook page. We offer free delivery of Christmas trees to North Smithfield, RI! (UPDATED: October 09, 2012)
  • Salisbury Farm - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, train rides, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs
    Plainfield, Pike Route 14, Johnston, RI 02919. Phone: 401-942-9741. Email: info@salisburyfarm.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Corn Maze open September 1 to Halloween. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. (UPDATED: October 07, 2012)
  • Sunset Orchards - Pick your own apples 
    Gleaner Chapel Road, North Scituate, RI .  Phone: 401-934-1900.
    Open Daily -  9:00 am to 5:00 pm on weekdays;  9:00 am to 6 pm on weekends.  Click here for directions

 

 

 

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