Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Northeastern Maine (Hancock and Washington counties)? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Northeastern Maine (Hancock and Washington counties), 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! There are affiliate links on this page. Read our disclosure policy to learn more.

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.

Updates for March 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 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!

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Hancock County

  • Homewood Farm - corn maze, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, picnic area
    118 Ackley Farm Rd, Blue Hill, ME 04476. Phone: 207-474-9903. Open: September 3rd to October 31st; See their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only.
  • Simons Hancock Farm - Pumpkins,
    Rte. 1, Hancock, ME. Phone: 207-667-1359. Open: May 1st through October 9 am to 6 pm. Directions: Rte 1 Hancock and Ellsworth Town Line, 1 mile out of Ellsworth. (UPDATED: October 18, 2012, by a visitor)

Washington County

  • Blue Barrens Farm - fruits and vegetables
    88 Pea Ridge Road, Columbia, ME. Phone: 207-483-4196. Email [email protected] Our nationally known preserves are available at the farm, together with fresh fruits and vegetables, picked while you wait, or ;you can pick your own. Fall storage crops also available. Open: Late June through September, Wednesday to Sunday from noon to 5 pm, or call for appointment.
  • Jesse's Pumpkins - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
    172 South Main Street, Whitneyville, ME 04654. Phone: 617-888-9826. Email: [email protected]. UPDATE for 2021, Their website is gone 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: For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: July 28, 2016)