Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Southern Vermont?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Southern Vermont, 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 September 2017

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 pie crust recipe is here! And we have home 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 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.  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

Bennington County

  • Dutton Berry Farm & Farm Stand - pumpkins, apples, raspberries, vegetables, peaches.
    136 Grassy Brook Road, Brookline, VT 05345. Phone: 802-362-3083.  Email: duttonbf@sover.net. Directions: Rte 11/30, Manchester Center. Open: year round.
  • Equinox Valley Nursery - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    1158 Main Street Historic Route 7A, Manchester, VT 05254. Phone: (802)-362-2610. Fax: (802)-362-2652. Email: equinoxnursery@comcast.net. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 8:30am to 5pm; from Sundays 9am to 4pm. Directions: 2 miles South of Manchester Village, Vermont on Historic Route 7A. 3 miles South of the Intersection of Routes 11/30 and Historic 7A. Click here for a map and directions. Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Scarecrow displays and Apple Cider Donuts, Open: Labor Day to Halloween; Pumpkin Carving Festival Saturday, October 15th 2011! Open For Christmas Trees from Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.    
  • Mad Tom Orchard - pumpkins, raspberries, apples
    2615 Mad Tom Road, East Dorset, VT 05253. Phone: 802-366-8107. Email: tom@madtomorchard.com. Directions: 2.5 miles on Mad Tom Rd. from Route 7 at East Dorset General Store. Open: July and September for Raspberries and mid September to mid October for apples. Pick your own raspberries and apples.
  • Merck Forest and Farmland Center - Certified Organic, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, horse-drawn hay rides, wagon rides, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    3270 Route 315, Rupert, VT 05768. Phone: 802-394-7836. Email: info@merckforest.org. Open: Grounds are open daily from dawn to dusk; Visitor Center is open daily from 9am to 4pm excepting major holidays. Directions: From Manchester, Vermont, travel north on Route 30 for 8 miles. Turn left on Route 315 for 2 miles. At the top of the hill, turn left into the Merck Forest access road. From New York travel on Washington County Route 22 to Salem, New York. Turn east on route 153. In Rupert, continue straight on route 315 for 2 miles. At the top of the hill, turn right into the Merck Forest access road. Click here for a map and directions. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. In March, our annual maple festival breakfast is famous throughout the area. In July, our Sheep Dog Trial draws the nation's top competitors. We offer camping in our popular "walk-in" cabins, hiking on 30 miles of trails, skiing, snowshoeing and special programs.
  • Someday Farm - Pumpkins
    Route 30, Dorset, VT 05253. Phone: (802) 362-2290. Directions: Rt 30 between Manchester and Dorset at J.K. Adams Kitchen Store.

Rutland County

  • Carabeau Family Farmstand - Pumpkins
    59A East Road, Tinmouth, VT 05773. Phone: 802-446-3123. Directions: From Wallingford: Take Route
    140 west for 4 miles. Turn onto East Road and farm is on the left.
  • Green Seasons - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand,
    134 Depot Street, Danby, VT 05739. Phone: 207-332-7727. Open: Monday to Sunday, from 9 am to 7 pm. Directions: Corner of Depot and Main Street, Danby, VT. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
  • Hathaway Farm & Corn Maze - Corn Maze..
    741 Prospect Hill Road, Rutland Town, VT, 05701. Phone: 802-775-2624 . Email us at: ihathaway@hathawayfarm.com.
  • Williams Farmstead Gardens - Pumpkins
    1606 US Rt 7N, Rutland, VT 05701. Phone: (802) 773-8301. Directions: US Rt 7 north of Rutland.
  • Winslow Farms - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, school tours
    506 US Route 7, Pittsford, VT 05763. Phone: 802-773-3220. Alternate Phone: 802-236-4080. Email: andrea@winslowfarmsvt.com. Open: September and October Daily 10:00am to 5:00pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
  • Woods Market Garden - Pumpkins
    Route 7, Brandon, VT 05733. Phone: (802) 247-6630.. Directions: Route 7, one mile south of Brandon Village.

Windham County

  • Allen Bros. Inc. - Pumpkins
    6023 US Route 5, Westminster, VT 05158. Phone: (802) 722-3395. Directions: Exit 5 off I91.
  • The Boyd Family Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, , Honey from hives on the farm, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
    125 East Dover Road, Wilmington, VT 05363. Phone: 802-464-5618. Email: boydfarm@sover.net. Directions: At the light in the center of Wilmington, VT follow Route 100 North 4 miles. Take a right on East Dover Road and travel 6/10's of a mile the Farm Entrance sign is on the right. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Open: 7 Days a Week 9am to 5pm. We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, Check.
  • Dutton Farm Stand - pumpkins, apples
    136 Grassy Brook Rd, Brookline, VT 05345. Phone: 802-365-4168.  Email: duttonbf@sover.net. Directions: Rt 30 Newfane.  Year round. Pick your own (in their respective season) blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, pumpkins, vegetables, apples, peaches.
  • Dutton Farm Stand - pumpkins
    2083 Depot Street, Manchester, VT 05345. Phone: (802) 362-3083. Directions: Rte 11/30 south 3 miles from the center of Manchester Center on left.
  • Dutton Farm Stand - pumpkins
    Route 30, Newfane, VT 05345. Phone: (802)365-4168. Directions: Route 30 - 2 miles south of Newfane Center on Right Side.
  • Dutton Farm Stand - pumpkins
    Route 9, West Brattleboro, VT 05345. Phone: (802)365-4168. Directions: From exit 2, I91 - Route 9 west 4 miles on left side
  • Dwight Miller Orchards - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Pick-your-own apples, Honey from hives on the farm, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), prepicked produce, gift shop
    511 Miller Rd, E. Dummerston, VT 05346. Phone: 802-254-9635. Directions: Take Exit 3 on 91, continue north on Rte. 5. Turn left on Schoolhouse Rd and continue about 2 miles to Miller Rd, a steep hill on the right. Follow signs. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October. Open: Seasonally, open during business hours. September thru Christmas, open everyday from 9am to 5pm. Strawberries: June to mid-July, Blueberries: mid-July thru August, Peaches: mid-July thru August, Apples: September thru Columbus Day. We are certified organic for all crops! Payment: Cash, Check. We grow rhubarb, strawberries, blueberries, sour cherries, plums, cherry plums, peaches, pears, apricots, grapes, fall raspberries, apples, spinach, mesclun, tomatoes, green beans, squash, pumpkins, and harvest our own honey. We offer a variety of jams and fruit butters made from our own organic fruits, as well as our own violet and natural mint jellies. We produce pure maple syrup, maple candy, sweet apple cider and apple cider vinegar which we sell in bulk. We sell Vermont-made wines at our gift shop made from our rhubarb and apples.
  • Gaines Farm - corn maze, haunted corn maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, haunted rides, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    6343 Coolidge Highway, Guilford, VT 05301. Phone: 802-257-0409. Email: jackiegaines@comcast.net. Open: September 18 am to October 31; Saturday and Sunday 11 am to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Conveniently located just off interstate 91. One half mile over the Mass. Vt. state line on route 5 (aka. Coolidge highway). Click here for a map and directions. Gaines Farm offers fun fall events; Dates are on our website. The Gaines Family Farming since 1782. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page.
  • Green Mountain Orchards - pumpkins, apples
    130 West Hill Rd, Putney, VT.  Phone: 802-387-5851.  Email: gmo@sover.net.  Mail: PO Box 225, Putney, VT 05346. Blueberries, pumpkins, apples from July 20 - March. 
  • Scott Farm Orchards - Raspberries, Grapes, Peaches, Plums, Pears, Pumpkins, apples
    707 Kipling Rd, Dummerston, VT 05301.  Phone: 802-254-6868. Email: scottfrm@sover.net. Open:  mid-July through October; call for hours. Pick your own blueberries, Raspberries, Grapes, Peaches, Plums, Pears, Pumpkins, 70 varieties of apples and apple wines..
  • Walker Farm - pumpkins
    1190 US Route 5, East Dummerston, VT 05346. Phone: (802) 254-2051. Email: jacmanix@sover.net. Open: April 10 - Thanksgiving. Also, organic produce.
  • Whetstone Ledges Farm - Pumpkins
    MacArthur Road, Marlboro, VT 05344. Phone: (802) 257-7328.. Directions: 7 Miles west on I91 exit 2, left on MacArther Road, one mile.

Windsor County

  • Cobb Hill Farmstand - Pumpkins
    13 Linden Road, Hartland, VT 05048. Phone: (802) 436-1630. Directions: From Route 5/12 North in Hartland, take a right onto Mace Hill Road at the Hartland Four Corners, followed by a left onto Linden Road.
  • Fat Rooster Farm - Pumpkins
    354 Morse Road, Royalton, VT 05068. Phone: (802) 763-5282. Directions: I89 Exit 3 left on 107, Route 14 North 1.8 miles, straight ahead to Morse Road, first on right.
  • Wellwood Orchards - Apples, pumpkins, squash
    529 Wellwood Orchard Rd., Springfield, VT, 05156. Phone: (802)263-5200. Email: wellwood@sover.net. Directions: From Springfield VT: take Valley Street past Crown Point Golf Country Club, then first left; From Ascutney Vt: take Route 131 west, go about 2 miles, take left onto Center Road. Open: PYO Strawberries: mid-June to mid-July, 7 am to 7 pm, 7 day a week; PYO Apples: August 20 to November 1, 9 am to 5 pm, 7 days a week. We provide 2 acres of PYO blueberries, 60 acres of PYO apples, 3 acres of PYO peaches, 1 acre of PYO plums, 6 acres of PYO pumpkins, and 4 acres of PYO winter squash. The store also holds our fresh cider, cider doughnuts, maple syrup, honey, fudge, Grafton cheese, a variety of jams, relishes, and gift items. Enjoy the haunted house inside the store that is open September first through November first. We have a spooky Hollow ride that begins the first Friday in October through and including Halloween night. Enjoy a spooky ride and scary stories by the fire Friday and Saturday nights by reservation. Call ahead for weather conditions. Witch Hazel awaits! There is a petting zoo with an assortment of farm animals that vary from year to year, open September to mid-October. in addition to the petting animals we have birds, chickens, peacocks, rabbits, deer and many more to look at.

 

 

 

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