Find a local pumpkin patch here!

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Western New York State? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Western New York State, 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!

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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.

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Updates for May 2024

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! And Find a a local farm market here

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

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Cattaraugus County

  • Pumpkinville (Pawlowsky Family Farm) - apples, Pick Your Own Pumpkin, Corn maze, Cider Mill (Custom Press by Appointment), Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Corn cannon, Goat Mountain,
    4844 Sugartown Rd. , Great Valley, NY 14741. Phone: 716-699-2205. Open: every day, 9 AM to 7 PM, from the 3rd Saturday in September through October 31st. Directions: Use caution when using a GPS. It may take you to the wrong place. Follow the orange Pumpkinville signs and arrows to our farm; from the North - Follow 219 South into Ellicottville. When coming into the village of Ellicottville, take the first left. This is Sugartown Road. Follow Sugartown Road for 6 miles. Pumpkinville is on the left. Just minutes from Ellicottville, NY and Holiday Valley Ski Resort. click here for a map to Pumpkinville. Dogs are welcome if on a leash and well mannered. Also, Pumpkinville Magical Attractions, jams & jellies, maple & honey products, candy, fudge, harvest bounty and more. Fresh made cider in cider mill. Helicopter rides on weekends.
    A visitor writes on May 18, 2008: "This has been an area I have been going to since I was a child, and I am now sharing with my children, plus people who did not know this area existed. It is so beautiful to pick your own pumpkin while drinking fresh apple cider and freshly made donuts, and be surrounded by the autumn beauty on the hill sides all around us. This is a great place to take the family for the day. I go back every year I can, and sometimes more. They have a story land, goat mountain, hay rides, corn maze, pony rides, farm animals, craft barn, cider press demonstration with samples, corn cannon shooting and more. They also have little wagons free to anyone to use, so you do not have to carry those heavy pumkins. You can even bring your own apples to be pressed with appointment only. Admission is FREE "

Chautauqua County

  • Pumpkintown - pumpkins, corn maze, petting zoo, Hay Rides, Jump pillow, Cow Train, Corn Pit, Giant Slide, Spook Shack, Corn Hole, gem mining, pony rides,
    3435 Baker Street Ext, Busti, NY. Phone: (716) 450-9008. Email: [email protected]. Open: on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 6 pm starting mid-September and ending October 30; dates are weather permitting; Stay informed on inclement weather closings by following our Facebook page. Pumpkintown kicked off it’s first season in 2018 and plans to expand with each coming year. From attractions like the giant slide and pony rides, to a corn maze and apple cider from our area’s local Cider Mill, Pumpkintown has something to offer for all ages. Included are Hay Rides, Pumpkin Jump Pad, Cow Train, Corn Pit, Giant Slide, Spook Shack, Corn Hole, Pumpkin Checkers, Jumbo Connect 4, Hay Maze/Corn Maze, Pumpkin Bowling, Petting Zoo. Plus many extras for a fee, like, Face Painting ($5), Pony Rides ($2), Apple Cannons ($5), Gem Mining (Prices vary depending on package of gems bought), Pumpkins (Prices vary depending on size), Official PT t-shirts (Prices vary depending on size, Newborn-Adult). Food: Lots of hot and delicious food can be found at Pumpkintown’s Food Shack! Including some of the favorites: Apple Cider, Pumpkin Donuts, Cheeseburgers, Italian Sausage. Pumpkintown Busti facebook page.
     (ADDED: September 19, 2022, JBS)
  • Falcone Farms - permanently closed
    1707 King Road, Forestville, NY 14062.  Open: permanently closed.
  • Harvest Happenings -permanently closed
    Route 39, Forestville, NY 14062. Open: permanently closed. (UPDATED: September 19 2022)

Erie County

  • Akron Acres - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, cow train / barrel train rides, corn maze, horse-drawn hay rides, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    12607 Stage Road, Akron, NY 14001. Phone: 716-542-2314. Email: [email protected]. Open: Season begins the last weekend in September; Horse drawn hayrides to the pumpkin patch Saturday, Sunday, and Columbus day from 10 am to 6 pm; Gift shop and pumpkins for sale in the yard open every day from 10 am to 6 until Halloween. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: July 31, 2016) (Formerly Kelkenberg Farm of Akron)
  • Awald's Berry Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, haunted maze, prepicked produce, blueberries, currants (red and black), pumpkins, raspberries, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand
    2195 Shirley Road, North Collins, NY 14111. Phone: 716 337 3162. Fax: 716 337 3600. Email: [email protected]. Open: Pumpkin Patch: 9 am until dusk Last weekend in September through Halloween. Directions: We are located about 30 miles southwest of Buffalo, NY and 12 miles from Hamburg, NY. We are one block off of Route 62 in the Town of North Collins. Here is the easiest way to visit us: >From the NYS Thruway, simply exit at 57A at Eden/Angola. Go 3 miles east to Eden on Eden Evans Center Rd and make a right on Route 62 (going south). Gurney Avenue is 5 miles south on Route 62 and on the right. We are at the end of Gurney Avenue (one block off of Route 62). (Gurney Ave is the third street on the right past the light in North Collins). And for a map to our farm, Click here. Crops are usually available in July, August, September, October. A visit to our Pumpkin Patch has become a family tradition for many people in our local communities. In fact, several folks who visited our Pumpkin Patch as kids now bring their own children! We grow just about every size of pumpkin, from the 6 oz Jack-Be-Littles all the way up to 400 lb Atlantic Giant behemoths. 100 to 200 lb Burpee Prizewinners. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: October 14, 2013, from their Facebook page)
  • Fergus Farms A-Maze-Ing Adventures - 2023 permanently closed
    1810 Porterville Road, East Aurora , NY 14052. Phone: 716-997-2503. Email: [email protected]. Open: UPDATE for 2021, Their website is gone, Facebook page hasn't been updated in years and there's nothing else about them that is current on the internet - I presume they have closed. Does anyone have current information, are they still offering pumpkins, corn maze or Fall activities or are even open? If so, please write me. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
  • Frightworld, America's Screampark - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, haunted house, Trick-or-treating event, Fall festival, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms
    2055 Niagara Falls Blvd, Amherst, NY 14228. Email: [email protected]. Open: various days and nights from September - November. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Buffalo's #1 Haunted Attraction! Featuring 5 Award Winning haunted attractions including: NEW FOR 2019 Storm Area 51, Eeriepalooza Fear Festival, Nightstalkers Reloaded, Eerie State Asylum Interactive Flashlight Experience and Grindhouse. Including the all new event: Frightworld Pumpkin Park. (UPDATED: October 02, 2019)
  • The Great Pumpkin Farm - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    11199 Main Street, Clarence, NY 14031. Phone: 716-759-8483. Fax: 716-759-6351. Email: [email protected]. Directions: 7 miles from the NY State thruway I-90 Exits 49 or 48a on Route 5, Main Street. Click here for a map and directions. Open: Every Day 10 am to Dusk; from the Last weekend in September thru October 31st; special events on weekends. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Loads of entertainment every weekend, group tours on weekdays, gift store open every day. WEEKDAYS are FREE (except for Columbus Day)! WHAT HAPPENS DURING THE WEEK? We are open daily at the Pumpkin Farm from 10 am to Dusk. During the week the Pumpkin Palace is open where you can buy Halloween decorations and gifts, old fashioned candy, apple cider and baked goods (Sorry! Donuts are only made on the weekends!). Weekdays are free admission except for Columbus Day. (UPDATED: September 8, 2020 JBS) Greg's U-Pick Farm - corn maze, pumpkins
  • Greg's U-Pick Farm - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, Honey from hives on the farm, farm market, restrooms, farm animals
    9270 Lapp Rd, Clarence Center, NY 14032. Phone: (716)-741-4239. Open: Daily 10 am to 6 pm; and the corn maize is open weekends and Columbus Day 10 am to 5 pm or by group appointments. Directions: 2.8 miles off Transit Rd. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries: Mid-June, Blueberries: Mid-July, Blackberries: Mid-August. Payment: Cash, Check. our corn maize this year is 10 acres and LOTS of fun!! Your entire $5/person donation goes directly to Roswell Park Cancer Institute. They have a Farm Produce Market, Store and Bakery, Animal Barn, Goat World, Pumpkin Pile, Great Pumpkin Wall, and U-Pick Raspberry and Blackberry fields are accessible without admission. The "Back 40" wagon ride to the U-Pick Pumpkin patch, Corn Maze, and other activities are accessible by wagon ride only and require admission.
    Enjoy a scenic ride right through the heart of our 120+ acre farm to the back lot where we pick Strawberries at the start of the Summer, and see the Fall transformation we have made for you and your family to enjoy all the fun seasonal activities and relax by the bon fire while the kids have a chance to just be kids!
    Back 40 is Open Weekends 10 am to 6 pm till Halloween
    Wagon rides to and from the "Back 40" include 1 U-Pick Pumpkin per person as BIG as you can carry from the patch taken upon first visit. Access to the Corn Maze and Straw Bale Mountain, Corn Crib where kids can play in our shelled corn pit under the Big tent, Pumpkin Bowling! Pumpkin Tic Tac Toe, Pumpkin Checkers, Straw Bale Maze at Pumpkinvile, Fresh Apples for snacking, Old Fashioned Tractor set for family photos.
    Wagon Carry Up and Off service where we will load your pumpkins on and off the Wagon Ride for you
    Our U-Pick pumpkin patch, hayrides, and corn maze runs from October 1st through Halloween!
    During the Harvest Season we have thousands of Pumpkins, beautiful Mums, Corn Stalks, Hay Bales, Indian Corn, Gourds and lots more available for all you decorating needs. (UPDATED: October 9, 2020 JBS)
  • Hen-Hawk Acres - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fresh eggs, gift shop, porta-potties
    13439 Genesee Road 11870 Route 39, Chaffee, NY 14030. Phone: 716-496-5380. Alternate Phone: 716-560-8302. Email: [email protected]. Open: call for hours; So sorry our 2013 fall open house that usually takes place the second Saturday in October is canceled this year. Directions: From buffalo take route 219 South to Springville exit. Turn left on Route 39 and drive approximately 10 miles. Turn left on Route 16 and drive approximately 1 mile. Turn Left on Genesee Road. Hen-Hawk Acres is about 500 yards on the Left. From the South take Route 16 North to Genesee Road. Turn Left on Genesee road. Hen-Hawk Acres is about 500 yards on the left. Payment: Cash, Check, credit cards, debit cards. We have bins of apples right out of our orchard. CORTLAND, EMPIRE, MACOUN AND 20 OUNCE. We also have HONEYCRISP by the peck or 1/2 peck. Soon we'll be picking CRISPIN.. Almost everything sold at our farm is locally grown, sewn, crafted, and baked including but not limited to- maple products, honey products, spices, goat milk soap and soy candles. We have a closed beef herd which means that all of our beef are born and raised on our farm only. All of our meat is frozen and USDA inspected. For Fall we raise lots of "funky" pumpkins and at Christmas time we have lots of gift baskets filled with our local products. We also have a CSA program which is expanding all the time and there is a waiting list.
  • Kelkenberg Farms of Clarence, LLC - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, pig races, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, Honey from hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked, farm market, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, jumping pillow, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    9270 Wolcott Rd, Clarence Center, NY 14032. Phone: (716) 741-4862. Email: [email protected]. Open: pumpkin picking hours are Wednesday and Thursday from 10 AM to 1 PM, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Columbus day from 10 AM to 5 PM, from September to October 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Egg Hunt is typically the week prior to Easter; Baby animal visit dates are typically May through August; Sunflower field Days are in the month of August Pumpkin picking and fall fun is middle of September through October 31 Sleigh rides are by seasonal conditions and announced on our Facebook page;. Payment: Cash, Check, ApplePay, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 12, 2021)
  • Menne Garden Center - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, straw or hay bale maze, Bounce house or pillow, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, face painting, Bouncy castle
    3100 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Amherst, NY 14228. Phone: 716-693-4444. Fax: 716-695-9751. Email: [email protected]. Open: Pumpkin Patch and Maze: October 1 to October 31, Monday to Saturday, from 9 am to 8 pm; Sundays from 9 am to 6 pm; Other events: Teddy Bear Halloween Party: Saturday, October 23, from 1 pm to 4 pm. Directions: 2-1/2 miles north of the I-290 on Niagara Falls Boulevard--between Robinson Road and Tonawanda Creek Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Teddy Bear Halloween Party -- Bring in your dressed up Teddy Bear for the Best Teddy Bear Costume Contest. Join in Story Time, Games, Free Maze, Guess the Pumpkin Weight Contest, Face Painting, Pumpkin Painting, Bounce House, Trick or Treating, Fall Crafts. Food, Cider and Donuts Available.
  • Spoth's Farm Market - - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, small indoor hay maze for young children, prepicked produce
    5757 Transit Road, East Amherst, NY 14051. Phone: 716-688-1110. Directions: From 90- Exit at Transit Road and head North. The farm is located approximately three miles North of the Eastern Hills Mall on the right hand side. Across from Transit Middle School. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Open: 7 days a week, call for hours. Run through thee haunted straw maze or have a chat with Pumpkinstein- the talking scarecrow. Perennial and Annual flowers in Spring, Our famous Spoth's Sweet Corn and various homegrown vegetables in Summer, Pumpkins, gourds, apples, squash, cider and Halloween decorations in fall, Christmas Trees, Handmade wreaths and bows to your specifications, boughs and poinsettias Closed after Christmas until May Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.

Niagara County

  • Becker Farms - pumpkins, farm animal petting zoo, hay rides, pony rides
    3724 Quaker Rd, Gasport, NY. Phone 772-7815 or 772-2211. Hours: Summer Hours: 8 am to 8 pm Spring and Fall hours: 10 am to 6 pm
    Becker farms is a family owned 340 acre working fruit and vegetable farm that sells most of our products directly to the public. Our farm market is located in the original farm house and is decorated with antiques and old farm tools left by our great grand parents. Besides our fresh homegrown produce we offer homemade fruit pies made from our own fruit, gourmet cookies, ice cream, drinks and gift items. Activities include a visit to our farm animal petting zoo, hay rides, pony rides, and several weekend festivals in June, July, September, and October.
  • Brown's Berry Patch - Pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn maze, Raspberries (Summer and Fall Varieties), Blueberries, Elderberries, Apples, Pumpkins, pumpkin patch
    14264 Roosevelt Hwy., Waterport, NY. Phone 585-682-5569. Email: [email protected]. Open: 10 am to 5 pm on Saturday and Sunday. Directions: Click here. 2 New Cornfield Mazes, Barnyard Adventure (Learn more here), Cornfield Pedal Cars, Big Rope Maze, Giant Slide, Children's Playground, Hay rides to the pumpkin patch, Face Painting, Pony Rides, Pumpkin Paint Shop, Make your own scarecrows. Crop availability dates (typical): Strawberries June 15 - July 10; Sweet Cherries July 4 - July 15; Raspberries (Summer and Fall Varieties) July 7 - October 10; Blueberries July 10 - August 15; Elderberries August 15 - August 31; Apples August 15 - October 31; Pumpkins October 1st - October 31.
  • Coulter Farms - Corn maze, petting zoo, pumpkins, gourds, cider, Wide variety of seasonal, locally grown fruits and vegetables, raspberries (red), strawberries, blueberries, cherries, peas, tomatoes, peppers, pumpkins, farm market
    3870 North Ridge Road, Lockport, NY 24094. Phone: 716-434-5700. Alternate Phone: 716-433-8300. Email: [email protected]. Open: See our Web Site for current hours. Directions: located in the upstate NY near the intersection of routes 93 and 425 in the Town of Cambria. We will also have U-Pick Strawberries at two other fields, one 4156 North Ridge Road and one on 4894 Ridge Road (entrance from Budd Road). Click here for a map and directions. See Web site for updated harvest dates. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. We also have pre-picked strawberries, raspberries, sweet cherries, tomatoes, sweet corn, melons, cauliflower, squash, pumpkins, peaches, and peppers. We have tractor rides to strawberry field for the U-Picks. We grow a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables for our Farm Market (at corner of routes 93 and 425), for wholesale and for U-Pick. Some of our main crops include strawberries, sweet corn, tomatoes, sweet cherries, peaches and melons. Our farm offers the opportunity to pick strawberries, peas, sweet cherries, raspberries and blueberries on our farms during their respective seasons. Our Farm market is open approximately June 1 through mid October. Our U-Pick Season is in June and July primarily for strawberries, peas, sweet cherries and raspberries. U-pick strawberries, raspberries, sweet cherries, peaches, tomatoes, vegetables, and pumpkins starting in June at our friendly u-pick farm just off Route 104, around the corner from Niagara wineries. Call our picking line for updates: 716-434-5700. Relax by our 6-acre lake, walk our nature areas, or stop at our farm market at 3870 North Ridge Road, Lockport, NY 14094 - 1/4 mile west of Route 425. Farm market also selling peppers, squash, garlic, herbs and cut flowers Experience our CORN MAZE from September to Halloween at our fall market featuring a petting zoo, pumpkins, gourds, cider, apples, popcorn, cotton candy. Follow us on Facebook for a taste of life in wine country! Market phone 716-433-8300."
    (UPDATED: May 27, 2022)
  • Baker Farm - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, restrooms
    2100 Youngstown-lockport Road, Ransomville, NY 14131. Phone: 791-3440. Email: [email protected]. Open: Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday 10 am to 5 pm. Directions: West of Ransomville N.Y. on Rte 93. Pass Dickersonville Rd. Orchards are on the Left side of the road. From I190 Youngstown exit onto Rte 93. Go east (right) approx 5 miles. Pass Porter Center Rd. Orchard on the right side of the Road. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in October. Payment: Cash, only.
  • Wheatfield Pumpkin Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted rides, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    6920 Nash Road, Wheatfield, NY 14120. Phone: 716-693-6407. Email: [email protected]. Open: daily starting the last weekend in September - through the end of October. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. The pumpkin farm is located 1 mile north of Niagara Falls Blvd on Nash Road in Wheatfield; Haunted hayride schedule on our website; Family hayrides available; Live music on weekends; Pumpkins, corn stalks, gourds, cider and mums for sale; Petting zoo and play area; A mini corn maze. Payment: Cash, only.
  • Zarpentine Farm Market and MAiZE - corn maze. pumpkins, wagon rides,
    163 Burritt Road, Hilton, NY 14468. Phone: (585) 392-3611. Email: [email protected]. Open: September 13th – October 27th; We are open Friday – Sunday each week., Fridays 6pm to 11pm, Saturdays 2 pm to 11pm, Sundays 2 pm to 11 pm, (last entry is 1 hour before closing); Wet weather and/or muddy conditions may delay or prevent opening on any day. Directions: for directions, maps and a coupon, click here. Call us for latest information.
    UPDATE for 2023: They are not having a corn maze this year, but they are having an apple festival and other activities.
    (UPDATED: October 2, 2023)

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