Looking for a local, pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Maine? Just select your area in the list or map below.
New for this year, see our Top Ten list of best pumpkins to make pumpkin pies and for baking and cooking. Also, our Master List of 100 Varieties of Pumpkins for every purpose. Then see this page for our easy pumpkin pie from a real pumpkin recipe.
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. If you are looking for pick your own apples with pumpkins and often also fun activities, see this page.
NOTE: Many farms went out of business in the past 2 years and others are dropping their websites and switching to Facebook pages 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 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!
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Pick-your-own farms, orchards and tree farms must require workers and customers to wear face coverings. Pick-your-own locations and craft and county fairs can have up to four separated zones of up to 50 people each, including staff and customers, with 14 feet separating the zones. Hayride and sleighride staff and customers must wear face coverings and maintain at least 6 feet between household groups of up to 10 people or individuals. Advanced reservations and time restrictions are recommended for corn mazes and haunted houses.
Trick-or-treaters should wear a face covering. A costume mask will not suffice unless it has two or more layers of breathable fabric
that covers the mouth and nose and doesn’t leave gaps around the face. Children should avoid indoor spaces that don’t allow for easy social
distancing. The guidelines warn that traditional Halloween activities can be high-risk for spreading viruses and recommend safer activities such as
carving pumpkins with household members, decorating houses or living spaces, having a Halloween-themed scavenger hunt for children or holding a
Halloween movie night with people you live with