Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Western Maine (Oxford, Franklin and Somerset counties)? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Western Maine (Oxford, Franklin and Somerset 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

Franklin County

  • Sandy River Farm Market - pumpkin patch, restrooms, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, petting zoo
    Route 27, Farmington, ME 04938. Phone: (207) 778-1995. Email: [email protected].. Open: Monday-Thursday 9-5, Friday 9-6, Sunday 11 pm to 4 pm, Milk- all daytime hours, go to dairy section across the street Corn Maze (not in 2020) and Pumpkin Patch- Late August through late October Haunted Maze- October 30th and 31st when the sun has set. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only.. Pick your own squashes as well as pumpkins, free hayrides, corn "sandbox" for children under five Come see us for fresh picked produce, farm fresh milk, homemade ice cream, local pies, homemade pastries, locally made products and much more! The Sandy River Farm Market makes products from over 15 different farms and agri-businesses available to the community. Some years they also have a corn maze (not in 2020, though) (UPDATED: September 29, 2020 JBS)

Oxford County

  • Apple Acres Farm - apples
    Durgintown Road, South Hiram, ME. Phone: 207-625-4777 Toll free;800-647-4725. Fax 207-625-4777. Email: [email protected] Many varieties to choose from including Paula Reds, Macs, Cortlands, Macouns, Red Delicious, Spensers, Mutsus, Honey Crisps and Northern Spys. Open September 1 - October 10.
  • Pietree Orchard - Uses natural growing practices, pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, we also have pie pumpkins, wagon rides, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Cider mill with fresh apple cider made on the premises, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    803 Waterford Road between Routes 93 & 37, Sweden, ME 04040. Phone: 207-647-9419. Email: [email protected]. Open: Call for specific hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Bridgton: 93 N to intersection with the Waterford road, turn right and go app. 2.3 miles. Fryeburg: Route 5 N to route 93 intersection, turn onto 93 and follow for app. 7 miles. Norway: Route 117/118 turn at the Keoka Beach Camping sign onto the Waterford Road The orchard is app. 7 miles. Harrison: Route 35 to Route 35/37 to intersection in south Waterford, turn left onto the Waterford Road and go app. 3 miles. Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page.

Somerset County

  • Cayford Orchards - apples and pears, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, pumpkins and squash
    Hilton Hill Road, Skowhegan, ME. Phone: 207-474-2970. Email [email protected] PYO apples and pears or ready picked. Specializing in antique varieties and many new varieties. Also pumpkins and squash. Hay rides on weekends. Coming soon, pyo strawberries, raspberries, blueberries. 3 miles north of Skowhegan post office on Route 150, half mile up Hilton Hill Road, Skowhegan, Maine. Open: 9 to 5 daily mid-August through October, Wed - Sun until Christmas
  • The Apple Farm - apples
    104 Back Road, Fairfield, ME. Phone: 207-453-7656 Toll free: 877-453-7656. Fax 207-453-2717. Email [email protected] Pick your own apples -- Macs, Cortlands, Red and Golden Delicious, Golden Russets, Pearmains, Winter Bananas and others in season. Wagon rides on weekends. Open September through October 25 from 9 am to 5 pm daily. Handicapped Accessible. Restroom available. Bus parking.