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 those 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.
Especially this year, due to Coronavirus, be
sure to click on the links (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to
confirm this year's dates on the website for each festival. If they don't have a
website, call the phone number provided, but
ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S DATES AND TIMES BY EITHER VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE OR
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
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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 September 2020
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.
Keep in mind, many farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and Haunted Houses are trying to cope with rapidly changing state COVID requirements: ALWAYS
see their own website, Facebook page or call them before you go.
NOTE: Many of the farms are dropping their websites and switching to Facebook pages - but they don't tell
anyone, including search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo or us, or redirect their website, thus breaking all links to them. If a link is broken
please click the "click here to report a broken link or blank page" so we can find the replacement link! Thanks!
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
- Dutton Berry Farm &
Farm Stand - pumpkins, apples, raspberries, vegetables,
136 Grassy Brook Road, Brookline, VT 05345. Phone: 802-362-3083. Email: email@example.com.
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.
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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,
Mad Tom Orchard - pumpkins,
2615 Mad Tom Road, East Dorset, VT 05253. Phone: 802-366-8107. Email:
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:
email@example.com. 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
- Someday Farm - Pumpkins
Dorset, VT 05253. Phone: (802) 362-2290. Directions: Rt 30 between Manchester
Dorset at J.K. Adams Kitchen
- 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
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
- 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:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: September and October Daily 10:00am to
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards,
- Woods Market Garden - Pumpkins
Brandon, VT 05733. Phone: (802) 247-6630.. Directions: Route 7, one mile south
- 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:
email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: Rt
30 Newfane. Year round. Pick your own (in their respective season)
blueberries, raspberries, strawberries, pumpkins, vegetables, apples, peaches.
Dutton Farm Stand
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
Route 30, Newfane, VT 05345. Phone: (802)365-4168. Directions: Route 30 - 2
miles south of Newfane Center on Right Side.
Dutton Farm Stand
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:
email@example.com. 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.
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:
Click here for our Facebook page.
Green Mountain Orchards
- pumpkins, apples
130 West Hill Rd, Putney, VT. Phone:
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:
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:
firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
- 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
Fat Rooster Farm -
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.
- Apples, pumpkins, squash
529 Wellwood Orchard Rd., Springfield, VT, 05156.
Phone: (802)263-5200. Email:
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
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
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.