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Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Lancaster County, PA? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Lancaster County, PA, 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!

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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.

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Updates for May 2024

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! And Find a a local farm market here

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

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Lancaster County

  • Cherry-Crest Farm - corn maze, nighttime maze, hayrides, farm animals, concessions, playground, pumpkins,
    150 Cherry Hill Road, Ronks, PA 17572. Phone: 717-687-6843. Open: July 4 to November 8th. Feature attraction is a HUGE, mind-bending maze designed in a corn field of five acres! More information: Daily Events, Harvest Fest, Flashlight Maze, Schedule, Admission Rates, Directions, Order Tickets. Enjoy a wagon ride through the cornfield, see our baby chick hatchery and learn about farms at our education center. We have a singing chicken show, a giant slide and a special play area for younger kids. And food! Our mouth-watering pulled pork sandwiches, fresh roasted sweet corn and homemade kettle corn are a great place to start. Top it off with a cold glass of our fresh-squeezed lemonade and you'll be back to the fun in no time! Need a quick snack? Try our scrumptious funnel cake, hand-dipped ice cream or Lancaster County's best fudge. Also see this October 2014 USA Today article, "10Best: Fall Corn Mazes Fun for Families".
  • Cherry Hill Orchards Inc. - Sweet and Pie Cherries, Apricots, Peaches, Nectarines, Plums, Apples and Pumpkins
    400 Long Lane, Route 324 at Route 741, Lancaster, PA 17603. Phone: (717) 872-9311. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday from 9-6, Sat 9-4. Closed Sunday. Cherry Hill Orchards is a pick your own orchard. We also offer all of our fruits and sweet corn in season at our Outlet store both on a retail and wholesale basis. In the spring, we offer hardwood mulch and a variety of plants geared toward the homeowner. Bring your own containers.
  • The Corn Maze at Brubaker Farm - corn maze, hayrides, dairy farm, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food),
    1035 Union School Road, Mount joy, PA 17552. Phone: 717-653-9116. Email: [email protected]. Open: Friday and saturday Nights in October 5 PM - 9 PM, also groups by appointment. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only.
    A visitor writes on October 13, 2012: "Loved the maze. The 15 acre Corn Maze is on a working farm. At finish there is a fire ring and drinks. tractor pulled wagon ride back to your car. MAze takes 1 - 1 1/2 hours to complete."
  • Country Barn Market - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, piga races, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, pig races, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    211 South Donerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603. Phone: 717-872-1554. Email: [email protected]. Open: Fridays - 10 am to 10 pm Saturdays - 10 am to 10 pm Sundays - 11 am to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. There are a variety of things to do at Country Barn from line dancing to corn maze, weddings done on the farm, corporate parties and of course the farm market, pick your own pumpkins, hayrides, school tours and other activities. Barnyard Kingdom with corn maze, pig races. They offer exciting, authentic farm fun for the whole family
  • Hoover's Farm - pumpkins, winter squash, farm market
    30 Erbs Bridge Rd, Lititz, PA 17543. Phone: 717-733-1048. Open: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 7 pm, Saturday from 8 am to 5 pm, closed on Sunday. 2022 PYO strawberry prices were reported to be $1.95 per pound. You may bring your own containers or Hoover’s has quart boxes. strawberries in June, (ADDED: June 13, 2022, JBS)
  • Kauffman Orchards - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals
    53 South Weavertown Rd, Ronks, PA 17572. Phone: (717) 768-0050. Alternate Phone: (717) 768-7112. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Saturday from 7:30 am to 5:30 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page.. What's better than fresh fruit, picked by hand, straight from the orchard? Starting in July and running through fall, bring the family to Kauffman Orchards and enjoy picking your own seasonal fruit! This year we are excited to offer Pick Your Own for the following produce: apples, peaches, pears, plums, and pumpkins. Free For All U-Pick Customers: Your purchase includes a wagon ride for your entire party, a picnic area, and a chance to pet the goats!(ADDED: September 07, 2021). (ADDED: September 07, 2021)
  • Lancaster Barnstormers Corn Maze - pick your own pumpkins, with hay ride
    211 S Donerville Road, Lancaster, PA 17603. Phone: (717) 629-2520. Email: [email protected]. Country Barn Market is a family owned farm and market. We recently constructed a market and a green house to direct market our own products. We grow vegetables of all types, several different types of gourds and pumpkins. We do farm tours for schools, pick your own pumpkin-hay ride adventures, petting zoo, a Craft Fair, free range chickens for eggs and poultry to sell in the market. From August to November we will open a corn maize "The American Cowboy". Open: Monday to Friday: 9 - 7 Saturday: 9 - 6, Sunday: 12 - 5. Season: Opens July 1st through October 31st.
  • Masonic Village Farm Market - Uses integrated pest management 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, Fresh eggs, porta-potties, restrooms, school tours
    310 Eden View Road, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. Phone: 717-361-4520. Fax: 717-361-5592. Email: [email protected]. Open: October Monday through Saturday 9 am to 3 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From Market Street in Elizabethtown Locate square in Elizabethtown Follow High Street west for about 1-½ miles Under Amtrak bridge immediate left 50 feet right into main entrance of Masonic Village Follow main drive Turn right at first road Farm Market is at second stop sign. Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, SFMNP Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page. A full mail-order catalog is available including our large selection of jams, jellies and award winning fruit butters. We accept orders via our web site. Delivery is available via FedEx to anywhere in the USA. We specialize in Asparagus, Strawberries, Cherries, Peaches, Nectarines, Plums, Pears, Apple Cider and over 50 varieties of Apples. Pick-Your-Own apples are available each fall. Pies, Apple Dumplings and cookies are baked fresh daily. The Masonic Village orchard has been a proud steward of the land for 100 years. We practice Integrated Pest Management (IPM) on our farm in order to preserve sustainable agriculture for our generation and generations to come. For more information on IPM, please visit our web site.
  • Union Mill Acres - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
    7557 Elizabethtown Road, Elizabethtown, PA 17022. Phone: 717-361-6186. Email: [email protected]. Open: 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. Monday Through Saturday 9 am to Dusk Closed on Sunday. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Elizabethtown head east on High Street High street will become Elizabethtown Road. We are about 6 miles from the square in Elizabethtown. From Route 283 Exit at Rheems and head North. Continue straight onto Greentree Road. Go straight at 4-way stop sign. At T turn right on Elizabethtown Road. We are located 2 and a half miles on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Open from Labor Day to the end of October. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. We have everything you need in Fall Ornamentals. Straw bales, corn shocks, gourds, squash, and of course lots of varieties and shapes of pumpkins. In November we open with lots of trees. Come see us to enjoy the scent of a fresh Christmas tree. Spring brings lots of flowers and hanging baskets to adorn your property.

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