This page provides a detailed list of Augusta area: Androscoggin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Waldo counties's pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides and other Halloween farm stuff!! Click here to see the listings of pumpkin patches, corn mazes and farms in Augusta area: Androscoggin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Waldo counties Maine or just scroll down the page! 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. All should 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 all information, they don't always report changes to me!
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On our Pick-your-own website, we also have pages with our own simple instructions on canning, freezing and drying many other fruits and vegetables, such as how to make jam, apple butter, applesauce, spaghetti sauce, salsa, pickles, ketchup or freezing corn (these links open new pages, just close them to return here). Be sure to come back at Christmas if you are looking for a cut-your-own Christmas tree farm! Look at the bottom of the page for links to resources on home canning, picking tips, recipes, etc..
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Maine: Augusta area: Androscoggin, Kennebec, Knox, Lincoln, Sagadahoc and Waldo counties Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hay Rides and More, by CountyRemember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!
Apple Ridge Farms -Pick your own apples, many varieties. The
Perkins Ridge Road, Auburn, Maine. Tel. 207-777-1696, Fax 207-225-2790. Email email@example.com Very large apple orchards. kids will also love our farm animals. Open for ready-picked cranberries in the fall. September 1 to end of season. Handicapped Accessible. Restrooms Available. Bus parking.
Pumpkin Land at Harvest Hill Farms-
pumpkin patch, corn maze, bounce house, hayrides, jumping pillow,
concessions/snacks, corn cannon, birthday parties, farm market, free range
beef, free ramge chicken
125 Pigeon Hill Road, Mechanic Falls, Maine 04256. Phone: 207-998-3259. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open June 27, 8 am to 7 pm, daily. Directions: Click here for directions.. Handicapped Accessible. Restrooms Available. Bus parking. Pumpkin Land is Maine’s largest Fall “Agritainment Venue”. We have designed it for the young and the young at heart. The theme is, of course, Pumpkins. However there is a plethora of Halloween themed activities, rides, inflatable bounce houses, wagon rides to the pumpkin patch and much, much more for families with small children to enjoy during their visit. (ADDED: June 08, 2010, from their website) (UPDATED: October 18, 2012, by a visitor)
- Gagnon Family Orchard - pumpkins,
Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch-
already gathered from the field, Fall festival, straw or hay bale
maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides,
haunted house, haunted rides, haunted trail, Cider mill (fresh apple
cider made on the premises), gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand,
restrooms, picnic area, face painting, birthday parties, weddings and
wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
75 Saunders Road, Greene, ME 04236. Phone: 207-576-0541. Email: GagnonFamilyOrchard@yahoo.com. Open: Fridays 11am to 5:30pm Saturdays and Sundays 9am to 5pm October 1 to Thanksgiving. Directions: 75 Saunders Road Greene Maine 04236. Off of route 202/Main Street in Greene Maine. 3 Miles past Mardens take a left on Saunders road. Also a half mile from the Lewiston town line Welcome to Greene sign from Lewiston. Click here for a map and directions. Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 3 11am to 3pm Hot Apple Cider Donuts and Frozen Fresh Apple cider Sundays ONLY 10:30am to 1:30pm April 1 to September 1 Store Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday September 1 through Thanksgiving Haunted Hayrides and Dayrides Friday, Saturday, and Sundays starting October 1 to Halloween. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (ADDED: February 16, 2010) (UPDATED: March 16, 2010)
Ricker Hill Orchards - corn maze, pyo apples, petting zoo, corn box,
Rte 117, Turner, Maine. Phone: 207-225-3455 Toll free: 877-501-3640. Fax 207-225-2790. Email: email@example.com See PYO listings for Apple Ridge in Auburn, Ricker Hill in Turner, and Moulton's in Standish. Auburn 10-5, Standish 10-6, Turner 10-6. Handicapped Accessible. Restrooms Available. Bus parking.
Roaring Brook Nurseries - Fall festival, Fresh eggs,
restrooms, picnic area, farm animals
639 Gardiner Road, Wales, ME 04280. Phone: 207 375-4884. Fax: 207 375-8682. Email: Kristengl@aol.com. Open: October, see their website for hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: June 14, 2010) (UPDATED: June 07, 2011)
Rob Boothby's Orchard - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples,
pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, wagon rides, prepicked
produce, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
366 Boothby Road Rt 108 East, Livermore, ME 04253. Phone: 207-754-3500. Fax: 207-783-4994. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: Directions From Auburn: Go north on route 4 for about 25 miles. In Livermore turn right onto 108 east (not left onto 108 west towards Rumford). After turning right onto 108 east travel 1.5 miles Orchard on your left. From Farmingtion: Drive south on route 4 about 25 miles past Livermore Falls. In Livermore turn left onto 108 east drive about 1.5 miles orchard on your left. Or go past Norlands living History Institute until you meet 108 east and turn left Orchard on left about a half mile. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Weekends and Holidays 11:00am to 5:00pm Payment: Cash, Check. HONEY CRISP, Mcintosh, Cortland, Gala, Jonna Gold, Handicapped accessible picking, flat grounds, handicapped restrooms; espalier growing system - apples low to the ground and easy to pick; Storytelling; Beautiful views, spacious grounds with pond and abundant wildlife. Apples hand-picked and shipped nationwide.
- Chick's Apple Stand - apples, blueberries, and pumpkins
577 Main Street, Monmouth, Maine. Phone: 207-933-4056. Fax. 207-933-4056. Home of "Select-A-Tree" where you can select a tree, leave a deposit and come back next season to harvest your fruit. Makes a great gift. Also offering pick your own blueberries and pre-picked apples and pumpkins; cider and more. Open 7 days 9 am to 5 pm, September 1 - October 30th.
- Field of Greens - Pick your own vegetables and fall storage crops.
PO Box 17, Albion, Maine. Phone: 207-437-2993. Bus parking.
- French's Market Gardens - vegetables
Route 32, three quarters miles north of Route 3 South China, Maine. Phone: 207-445-2722. Fresh vegetables grown and sold on premises or pick them yourself. Seedlings available May 15 - July 15. Some quantity discounts for bulk purchase of high-yield crops. Open: May 15 through November 15.
- Lakeside Orchards
Readfield Road (Rte 17), 1 mile from Manchester Center, Manchester, Maine. Phone: 207-622-2479. Fax. 207-453-2717. Email: email@example.com Pick your own apples in season. Varieties include Paula Reds, McIntosh, Cortlands, Spartans, Mutsus, Macouns, Red and Golden Delicious. Tractor rides on weekends. Open August through April from 10 am to 5 pm daily.
- Moulton Farms - pumpkins, Choose your own Christmas tree
End of Moulton Road, Pittston, Maine. Phone: 207-582-2515. Fax. 207-582-2515. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Pick your own quality pumpkins in the fall. Also quality hardwood lumber and carving wood for sale. Choose your own Christmas tree in November or December.
Pine Bluff Farms - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop
or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, straw or hay bale maze, we also have pie
pumpkins, Turkeys, Fresh eggs, gift shop, farm animals, school tours
183 Pond Road, Mount Vernon, ME 04352. Phone: 207-242-8763. Email: email@example.com. Open: Wednesday - Saturday 9am to 5pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Only take local checks. Otherwise CASH ONLY. (Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: August 24, 2011) (ADDED: December 11, 2008)
Waterville Harvest Fest
- Hay rides, the 2nd Annual
Jorgensen's 5K Foot Race, family pumpkin carving, live music, farmers'
Castonguay Square, Waterville, ME. Open: October 22, 2005. Free and open to the public.
York Village Harvestfest -
Open: October 14-16, 2005. Including live bands, an ox roast, bean whole beans and crafters from across the country.
- Hardy Farms Apple Orchard - Pick your own apples; squash and pumpkins also available.
Church Street, one half mile from Rte. 105, Hope, Maine. Phone: 207-763-3262. Open: Late September to mid-October. Look for ads in local newspapers.
- Miller Farm - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick
in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, school tours
35 Miller Farm, Rockport, ME 04856. Phone: 207-236-8009 Open: 10 am to 5pm Payment: Cash, Check.
- Sweet Season Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in
the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, prepicked
produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
77 Liberty Road, Washington, ME 04574. Phone: (207)845-3028 Directions: From Rte. 17 take Rte. 220 through Washington Village. Heading North on Rte.220 (Liberty Rd.), farm is located on the right after the Village Church. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October. Open: call for current picking hours and conditions (207)845-3028. Strawberries: beginning mid June Raspberries: beginning late June Blueberries: beginning early July Pumpkins: late September Payment: Cash, only.
Clark's Cove Farm & Inn - pumpkin patch- already gathered from
the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, Pick-your-own apples, Cider mill (fresh
apple cider made on the premises), prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and
refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, weddings and
wedding parties, school tours
107 Ridge Road, Walpole, ME 04573. Phone: 207-563-8704. Fax: 207-563-6535. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: Business rte 1 in Damariscotta to Rte 129 south for 4.5 miles. Right on Ridge Road. 1/2 mile on right. And for a map to our farm, Click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
County Fair Farm - apples, pumpkins and flowers
Route 32, Jefferson, Maine. Phone: 207-549-3536. Fax 207-549-4717. Email: email@example.com Pick your own apples, pumpkins and flowers at our pondside garden. Fresh and beautiful. Weekend wagon rides to the Orchard, and pumpkin patch in season. Open: In season, open daily from 9 am to 6 pm. July through frost; Apples; September to mid-October, Pumpkins; October.
Rocky Ridge Orchard and Bakery - apples, pumpkins
Bowdoin, Maine. Phone: 207-666-5786. Email firstname.lastname@example.org Macs, Cortlands, Smoothie Goldens, Idared, Redfree and Empire are available. A country store with bakery, sandwiches, locally produced goods, and our own freshly pressed apples for cider. Pick your own pumpkins too. Route 201 between 125 and 138 intersections; Exit 25 off I95.
Open: September and October, 7 days a week, 8 am 'til dark. Handicapped Accessible. Restroom available. Bus parking
Great Maine Apple Day and Fall Harvest Festival -
hayrides, farm tours, fun
Exhibition Hall at MOFGA's Common Ground, Unity, Maine. Open: Late October (October 22, 2005), 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Celebrate autumn and the fall apple harvest. Events include apple pie contest, free apple samples, display of antique apple varieties, music, children's contests and a cider dunk tank.
Kelmscott Rare Breeds Farm - vegetables.
Lincolnville, Maine. Phone: 207-763-4088. Fax 207-763-4298. Email email@example.com. Pick your own vegetables.
Rte 52 - 5 miles from Belfast, 6 miles from Lincolnville Center, 11 miles from Camden. Open: Summer Tuesday through Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Handicapped Accessible. Restroom available. Bus parking.
- Schartner Farms - strawberries, apples, hayrides
Right on Route 220, Thorndike, Maine. Phone: 207-568-3668. Fax 207-568-3668. Email firstname.lastname@example.org PYO strawberries open early. Managed fields, weed-free beds. Picnic tables in shade. PYO apples on weekends after Labor Day. Closed Mondays. Weekend hayrides with horses. Many more surprises. Open: Weekends after Labor Day, 10 am to 5 pm. Closed Mondays. Weekend hayrides with horses 11 am to 3 pm. Restroom available. Bus parking.
- Village Green Organic Produce - Assortment of pumpkins and other
Greens Corner & Myrick Road, 1 mile South of Rte 202/9 (Barn and fields are on Myrick Road.), Troy, Maine. Phone: 207-948-5724. Call for more information on availability and quantity. Open: June through October. Handicapped Accessible. Restroom available.
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