Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Western Nova Scotia? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Western Nova Scotia, 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!
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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.
New! We just went live with our latest website,
FunFactoryTours.com - As they name implies, you can find a fun factory tour, including chocolate, automobiles, historical forts and sites, famous buildings,
active Federal facilities like dams, a mint, NASA, even fun geology: like fossils and volcanic areas They're fun, inexpensive and educational! And for road
trips and camping, see RoadTrippingAndCamping.com
Updates for December 2023
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. 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
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
Click on Resources above, if you need a county map
- Anthony L. Morse/Morse's Farm Ltd. -
pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, prepicked produce,
restrooms, picnic area, farm animals
114 East Main St., Berwick, NS B0P 1E0. Phone: (902) 538-8446. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: The 5th generation 200acre
family farm is located at the east end of the town of Berwick, Kings
County, NS. 15 min to our west is CFB Greenwood, and 25 min to our east
is the town of Wolfville, home of Acadia University. Open: U-Pick
strawberries - open weekdays from 8 am to 8 pm and weekends from 8 am to
5 pm U-Pick strawberries run from mid-June to mid-July. Open daily with
special Canada Day weekend deals. Pumpkin season generally runs from
mid-late September to the end of October Payment: Cash, only. We grow 20
acres of fresh market/u-pick strawberries along with 35 acres of early
market table potatoes. We also grow 3-4 acres of pumpkins, and 1-2 acres
of mixed vegetables (peas, beans, tomatoes...etc.) A 30 cow 'natural'
beef herd manages a certain % of our farm land base, along with the hay
crops for feed in rotation.
- Dempsey Corner Orchards - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples,
pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from
the field, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted
house, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, petting
zoo, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for
2717 Route 221, Aylesford, NS B0P 1C0. Phone: 902-847-1855.
[email protected]. Open: 7 days a week from
10 until 5 yes, that includes Sunday. Picking updates:
Click here for updates. Directions: Just North of Exit 16 in the
Annapolis Valley and follow the signs.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit
Click here for our Facebook page.
(UPDATED: September 12, 2020 JBS)
- Evan's Family Farm - corn maze, picnic
area, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area
13808 Highway #1,
Wilmot, NS B0P 1W0. Phone: 902-825-3878. Open: Mon-Friday 1-7, Weekends &
holidays 10-7. Corn maze open 25 August to 1 November. Directions:
Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only.. corn maze, sell farm fresh
visitor writes on September 06, 2010: "love it!!!"
- Inglis Farm - apples, plums, pears, cherries
Civic #2611 Tupperville Highway 201, Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia.
Directions: 6 miles west of
Bridgetown, 10 miles east of Annapolis Royal. Farm & orchard tours, old varieties of apples
(call ahead); visit Acadian cellar site; tea & coffee on a Century
Farmhouse lawn, parking for buses. Contact: Marion Inglis,
- Inglis Orchard View Farm - apples
Civic # 2692 Highway 201, Exit 21, follow signs to Tupperville, 2.2 km past Tupperville sign. Certified organic since 1991,
OCIA and NSOGA, sweet cider year round. Contact: Jim & Loretta Inglis,
- Sun Set Acres Farm - beans, beets, blueberries, broccoli, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), cucumbers, grapes, melons, onions, other berries, pears, peas, peaches, peppers, plums, pumpkins, rhubarb, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed), Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Precut Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths and boughs, saws provided, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, petting zoo
1763 Hwy #10 , Springfield, NS B0R1H0. Fax: 902-547-2924. Email us at:
[email protected]. . We are open April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Our hours are: Our hours are: Open Monday to Friday 7 am to 8 pm, Saturdays 7 am to 5 pm, Sundays 8 am to 5 pm We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. We offer to the public Organic Farming & CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) where you as the consumer may purchase either HALF, FULL of FAMILY Shares to our farm. At a set rate for the upcoming
We like our new members and current members to please subscribe to our farm before November 30, of each year for the following growing season as this is the time we start planning our gardens and crops for the upcoming growing season. This is a big help so we know and can plan how much we need to grow in order to make our harvest supply best.
Christmas tree varieties:
U-Choose and Cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
You Choose and We cut varieties: Balsam Fir.
PreCut varieties: Balsam Fir.
- Boates Vinegar & U-Pick - apples & pears
432 Bligh Road. . Contact: Brian or Keith Boates, Phone:
902-678-7671, Fax: 902-678-0771, Email:
- Dempsey Corner Orchards - Apples, blueberries, carrots, cherries, corn (sweet), currants (red and black), grapes, onions, pears, peaches, plums, pumpkins, raspberries, summer squash, winter squash, strawberries, other vegetables, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides, petting zoo
2717 Route 221, Aylesford, NS B0P 1C0. Email us at: [email protected]. Directions: Just north of exit 16 in the Annapolis Valley and follow the bright pink signs. Our hours are: 10 to 6
7 days per week Payment: Cash, Check.
- Elderkin's Farm Market and U-Pick - apples, pears,
#10362 Hwy #1, Greenwich, Nova Scotia. Phone: 902-542-7198, Fax:
902-542-3842. Email: [email protected].
Take exit 11 off Hwy 101,
keep right to wolfville
On site features: full line farm market, Scotsburn ice cream, sweet &
hard cider, bakery items made from scratch with no additives or
preservatives, crafts, gifts, fruit trees, perennials and shrubs for sale,
adopt-a -tree. Facilities/attractions: blossom tours, wagon rides, fish
pond, farm animals, picnic tables and the best view in the Valley with a
pleasant walk. Contact: Peter Elderkin,
- Foote Family Farm - apples, pears, plums, pumpkins
1972 Woodville Road, Woodville, Nova Scotia. Phone: 902-678-4371, Fax:
902-678-1375, Email: [email protected].
Directions: north of Highway 221 at Woodville. On site features: honey,
apple cider, beekeeping supplies, walking trail, picnic area. Contact:
George or Trina Foote,
- Fuller Brothers Farm - apples, pears, plums, pumpkins
Avonport, NS. Phone: 902-542-1825, Fax: 902-542-0613, Email: [email protected].
Directions: Turn left at Exit 9 off 101, follow signs for 1 mile, 40
minutes from metro. On site features: washroom facilities, pre-picked
apples, pears, plums, peaches, pumpkins. Contact: Jonathan Fuller,
- Gates U-Pick - apples (Cortland, Macs, Gravs, Red Delicious, Spy,
Nova Mac, Mira, Prima just to name a few varieties), pears, pumpkins
1263 Starr's Point Road, Port Williams. Phone: 902-542-9340, Fax:
902-542-1656. Directions: Take exit 11 off 101 Hwy at Old Orchard Inn,
follow signs to Port Williams. On site features: pre-picked fruit and a
no-spray section, school buses welcome, free wagon rides, picnic tables,
ducks and geese on ponds. Open: 9 am to 6 pm, September 1-October 30..
Contact: Doug or Marianne Gates,
- Maize Maze - corn maze
Elmridge Farm, 765 Baines Road, Centreville, Nova Scotia, B0P 1J0.
(anyone have a phone number for them?)
- Noggins Corner Farm Ltd.
- Corn Maze, Barnyard Adventure, U-Pick pumpkins, apples and flowers.
10009 Hwy #1, Greenwich, Nova Scotia, Canada. Phone: 902-542-5515.
Directions: Exit 11 off Hwy 101, proceed to bottom of the hill, look for
large Farm Market sign on the roof, turn left on Hwy # 1. Noggins Corner
Farm is about 500 yd down the road on your right. Open: 10 am to 8 pm. Historic walking trails. Admission; adults $5.00,
children (5 - 15) $4.00, under 5 free. Come visit our farm market
featuring Valley grown farm, fresh produce including, peaches, pears,
over 30 varieties of apples, sweet corn, squash and all sizes of
Oakview Farm - No pesticides are
used, apples, peaches, raspberries (black), strawberries,
Fresh eggs, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties
Branch, Kingsport, NS B0P 1H0. Phone: (902) 582-7454. Fax: 9025827454.
[email protected]. Open: Hours and availability of crops to pick
varies considerably; please call or email for current availability and
hours. Directions: Take exit 11 on highway 101, proceed north to
Canning and stay on highway 221 to Kingsport.
Click here for a map and directions. Strawberry season is
typically July 1 to July 20th; Peach season is typically August 15 to
September 15. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash,
Click here for our Facebook page. We are a non spray farm. We have
free run brown eggs available at the farm. (UPDATED: July 10, 2018)
- Stirling Fruit Farms - strawberries, apples, corn maze, pumpkins
10317 Highway 1, Greenwich, Nova Scotia, Canada B4P 2R2. Phone:
[email protected]. Open: daily, but Always check
ahead for hours of operation. We have seasonal U-Picks at our
Wolfville location in the Annapolis Valley. Join us in the summer for
our Strawberry U-Pick and from early September to the end of October
for our Apple U-Pick and Pumpkin U-Pick. Enjoy fall fun on our
hayrides and get lost in our popular corn maze!
Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (ADDED: July 20,
- Stonehenge Farm - apples
2380 Harmony Road, Aylesford. Phone: 902-847-9146, Email: [email protected].
Directions: Exit 16 off Hwy 101,
south 7 km on Victoria Road, Left at Harmony Road sign. On site features:
adopt your own apples tree with certificate and tree sign.
Tourism attractions in the local area: Oaklawn Farm Zoo - 4 km.
- Willowbank Upick Farm - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples,
corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, haunted corn maze, straw or hay bale maze,
tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted house, picnic area, pony rides,
petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding
parties, school tours
Starrs Point, Exit 11 off 101 Highway, Port
Williams, NS B0P 1T0. Phone: 902 542 9153 . Fax: nil. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Early September to Late October 7
days a week; 9 am to 5:30 pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking
Click here for updates. Directions: Take Exit 11 off the 101
highway (Greenwich) Head North on route #358 to Port Williams, follow
the signs for the Historic Prescott Museum and watch for Willowbank
Upick signs along the way. Turn Right at the white church in Port
Williams on to Starr's Point Road. We are only 5 minutes from the Old
Orchard Inn which is located at exit 11 off the 101.
Click here for a map and directions. Open Each Fall the weekend
after Labor Day, until Late October. Payment: Cash, only. A family
operation who welcome you to our home on the beautiful Cornwallis
River, with nice views of Acadia University, the town of Wolfville and
- Indian Garden Farm - pumpkins, corn maze, hayrides, wagon rides, farm market
15401 Hwy 3 , Bridgewater, NS. Phone: 902-543-9899. Email:
[email protected]. Open: see their page. Directions: located off Highway #3
down the hill from the cemetery. This farm has upicks and wagon rides and farm tours in late September.
Indian Garden Farm facebook page. (UPDATED: October 06, 2023)
A visitor writes on
October 06, 2023:
"Indian garden farm also has a corn maze"
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