Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Fredericksburg, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula areas of Virginia? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Fredericksburg, Northern Neck and Middle Peninsula areas of Virginia, 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 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 December 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
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.
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
Mt. Olympus Berry Farm - pumpkins and gourds; other vegetables in season.
23298 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Ruther Glen, VA 22546. Phone: (804)
448-0395; FAX (804) 448-2913, FAX (804) 448-2913. Email:
[email protected]. Open: 9 am to 6 p.m., daily, April-October
31. Call for current in-season hours. Directions:
Located at U.S. 1 in Carmel Church. I-95 exit 104 (Bowling Green/Carmel
Church). Go west on Route 207 to U.S. Route 1. Turn right (north) on
U.S. 1. Go approximately one mile. Farm is on the left. Pick-your-own or fresh-picked strawberries, blueberries, blackberries,
melons, tomatoes, peppers, Farm
stand and garden center/nursery with locally-grown fruit and veggies.
Jams, jellies, and local honey available. Convenient to Richmond or
Northern Virginia areas. We participate in many Fairfax County farmers
markets. Customers welcome to picnic by the lake. Arrange for your
daycare or school group to come pick their own pumpkins. Please call for
current hours and picking conditions. Greenhouse/nursery, jams and
local honey. (UPDATED: May 18, 2017, JBS)
- Snead's Farm - pumpkins, U-pick and already picked,
hayrides, farm animals, Christmas trees
18294 Tidewater Trl, Fredericksburg, VA 22408. Phone: (540)
371-1070. Open: See their website for hours. Directions: Click
here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. During the
Fall Festival, Snead's Farm will be open daily from 9 a.m. until 5
p.m. Entry is free on weekdays with the purchase of a pumpkin, and
$10 per car on weekends and on Columbus Day. Hayrides will be
available on weekends and on Columbus Day only for $3 per person.
Pick-your-own pumpkins are $6 per pumpkin. The weather has been
great for pumpkin-growing this year, and the fields are full of
great big pumpkins ready to be picked. This is a great chance to
visit a real working farm with your family. While you're here, be
sure to see: The pine-tree maze- find your way to the teepee and
crawl out the wormhole, Real farm animals, including calves, horses,
llamas, barn cats and free-range chickens (no petting allowed).
Concessions on weekends and Columbus Day provided by Appalachian
Kettle Korn, Sunken Well Tavern and Chamber's Cakery. Christmas tree
fields where you can reserve your own tree with no money down and no
Fredericksburg (City of)
- Braehead Farm - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, kiddie (mini) corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey
from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, picnic area, farm animals,
birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
Street, Fredericksburg, VA 22401. Phone: 540-899-9848. Fax:
[email protected]. Open: 7 days a week 10:00 am to 6:00
pm; Open until 6:30 pm on Saturdays during the Harvest Festival
from September 28 to November 3. Directions: Interstate 95 to
Route 3 East, go approximately 2 miles to right on Belman Road,
right on Tyler Street, farm on the left.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check,
Click here for our Facebook page.
- Green Hand Farm Park - pumpkin patch, corn maze,
zombie paintball, hayrides
5900 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester,
VA 23061. Phone: 804-214-6293. Open: Check the website.
Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: We're the
newest place for fall family adventure in the Gloucester,
area - not far from Newport News, Richmond, and Virginia Beach.
We are an operating farm and garden center but have dedicated a
section of our farm for your fun and entertainment! Come out and and enjoy our farm park - complete with a Maize Quest®
Giant Corn Maze, fun
mazes, hayrides, pick-your-own pumpkins, and other
Other Attractions: Giant Corn Maze, Mini Corn Maze, Finger
Funnies Game, Zombie Survivor Course Adventure, Jumbo Jumper,
Water Bottle Blaster, Duck Races, Spider Web, Pedal Karts, Corn
Cannon, Inflatables, Straw Bale Maze & Castle, Cow Train (New!),
Hayrides, Pumpkin Patch, Concessions.
visitor writes on October 08, 2010: "Enjoyed the day,
admission to the corn maze was good for the entire day. We went
during the day and came back later for flashlight night. Great
outdoor activity and learning experience for the kids. Supporting
local farmers this year, will be growing vegetables on the
property next year with organic methods. Beautiful plant nursery
and produce market. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch and Giant 5.5
acre corn maze new this year"
visitor writes on September 16, 2010: "Love it!"
King and Queen County
King William County
- Pleasant Fields Farm - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-
already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze,
tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm,
prepicked produce, restrooms
1765 Nelsons Bridge Road,
Hanover, VA 23069. Phone: 804-994-2791. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: Route 30 to Dabneys Mill
Road. Go about 1 mile . Turn right onto Nelsons Bridge Road.Farm
will be about a 1 on the right. And for a map to our farm,
click here. Crops are usually available in April through
October. Open: Pick - your - own is available from daylight to
dark and Hayrides and Haunted Forest is open Thursdays and
Fridays 5pm to 10pm and Saturdays and Sundays 1pm to 10pm. We
open in May with pick-your-own Strawberries and our Self-Serve
Stand; Then we have Blueberries ,Blackberries and Raspberries;
In the fall starting October2 pm to November 1st We have our
hayrides and Haunted Forest along with pumpkins and Mums.
Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
- Belmont Pumpkin Farm - pumpkins for sale in the shop or
farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, Fall
festival, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, we also have pie
pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, farm market,
concessions / refreshment stand, face painting, farm animals, school
155 Belmont Lane, North, VA 23128. Phone: 804-725-6612.
[email protected]. Open: Saturday and Sunday from 10 am to 6
pm, September 24 pm to October 31; School Tours only Monday through
Friday, 9 am to 2 pm, October 1 pm to 31.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
From Hampton Roads, Take Route 17 North over the Coleman Bridge to
Gloucester Business 17. This is on your right as you pass Danny's
Glass. At the stoplight in Gloucester Courthouse, turn right onto
Route 14 East. You will immediately pass a bowling alley and movie
theater on your right. Go nine miles. At the Shell station, make
your next right onto 617 (North River Road). The farm is one half
mile on the right.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit
Click here for our Facebook page. Pumpkin Picking, Scarecrow
making, Sunflower and Corn Mazes, Treasure hunts, Hayrides and loads
of fun. We have farm animals to visit, a play area and a farm cafe
with great pumpkin desserts featuring our famous pumpkin roll and
pumpkin funnel cakes. Our Pumpkin Festival is a three day event
Columbus Day Weekend, and We also have a new Vintage and Blues Event
the last weekend in October. (ADDED: October 03, 2016)
- Westmoreland Berry Farm - apples, pumpkins, hayrides, straw maze,
cow train, goat walk
1-800-997-Berry, (804) 224-9171, FAX (804) 224-8967. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Hours vary by season, daily, mid
April - mid December. Directions: In Oak Grove; from Fredericksburg,
east on Route 3, seven miles past U.S. 301 to Claymont Road (Route
634), follow signs. 32 miles east of Fredericksburg and 2 miles
west of Oak Grove. From Fredericksburg, take Route 3 east; go 7
miles east of U.S. 301. Just in Westmoreland County, turn right on
Claymont Road (Route 634), then Rappahannock Road (Route 637), then
Berry Farm Lane. Spectacular
river site adjoins Voornees Nature Preserve. Food available, drink, fruit
shortcakes and sundaes a specialty. Play area. Large, shady overlook with
rocking chairs. Barnyard "outside the box;" goat walk overhead; hayrides and
straw maze (in fall). Near State Park, winery, Washington's Birthplace,
Stratford Hall, and other historic sites. Follow the harvest - apples, pumpkins, preserves, honey, peanuts, and seasonal specialty