ATTENTION: This list is from October 2011. For an updated list please check here, my LOCAL page, or my LOCAL Facebook Page. Thank you.
Please visit the individual websites for details on each farm’s activities:
Cheeseman Farm – Portersville, PA
Harvest Valley Farms – Valencia, PA
Hozak Farms – Clinton, PA
Janoski’s – Clinton, PA
Jodikinos – Clinton, PA
Port Farm – Waterford, PA
Pumpkin Patch Trolley – Washington, PA
Reilly’s Summerseat Farm – Pittsburgh, PA
Renshaw Family Farm – Freeport, PA
Schramm Farms – Jeanette, PA
Shenot Farm – Wexford, PA
Simmons Farm – McMurray, PA
Soergels Orchards – Wexford, PA
Spring House Market – Washington, PA
Trax Farms – Finleyville, PA
Triple B Farms – Monongahela, PA
Wooden Nickel Buffalo Corn Maze – Edinboro, PA
Woodward’s Orchard – Beaver Falls, PA (Chippewa Twp)
Columbiana Maze Craze – Columbiana, OH
CHEESEMAN FARM PUMPKIN FESTIVAL – Portersville, PA
SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS OCTOBER 2011 12PM-5PM
Festival Hayrides: $4.00 per person (ages 2 and up)
Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch (does not include price of pumpkin), Visit the Farm Animals, Run and Jump in the Hay Maze. Visit our snack bar for lunch or dinner. Visit our retail store to decorate your home, office, or classroom.
Cheeseman Fright Farm
HARVEST VALLEY FARMS FALL FESTIVAL – Valencia, PA
EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY OCTOBER 2011 10AM-5PM
You can take the hayride up on the hill to get a full view of the “harvest” valley, take a walk through the great pumpkin patch, and much more! Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin, Hayrides, Cornstalk Maze, Farm Animals, Concession Stand, Straw Tunnel, Fall Decorations, Fresh Baked Pies, Face Painting, Pumpkin Patch Special Weekend Features, Live Folk Music, Straw Treasure, Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Basketball. Try the hot apple cider!
HOZAK FARMS FALL FESTIVAL – Clinton, PA
Free…Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch
WEEKDAYS OCTOBER 2011 2PM-6PM
SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS OCTOBER 2011 10AM-6PM
COLUMBUS DAY October 10, 2011 10am-6pm (No pony rides)
No Admission Fee
Weekday afternoons enjoy a short tractor drawn hayride out to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkins. Plus, pumpkin painting, straw pile, maze, and farm animals are open every weekday afternoon.
Saturdays and Sundays Pony Rides, Pumpkin Picking, Pumpkin Painting, Face Painting, Refreshments, Musical Entertainment, Fall Decorations, Hayrides to the pumpkin patch, Scenic Hayrides through the woods.
JANOSKI’S PUMPKINLAND – Clinton, PA
EVERY WEEKEND OCTOBER 2011 10AM-5PM
(Pumpkinland will not be open October 31)
$5.00 per person (children and adults) / Pumpkins sold separately $5.00 each ANY SIZE (weekends only)
Tractor drawn hayride to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkins, Visit to the petting zoo, A stroll through the corn maze, Straw jump area, Pedal Pike Path, A walk through the haunted barn, Face painting, Pony rides (for children), Pumpkin painting (pumpkins sold separately), Use of the picnic area (your welcome to bring your own picnic lunch), Concession stand will be open with hotdogs, hamburgers, drinks and more, Cotton candy, carmel apples and popcorn also available
JODIKINOS PUMPKIN PATCH – Clinton, PA
October 2011 9AM-10 PM
Jodikinos Farm Market
195 Hanover Kendall Road Clinton, PA 15026
$5.00 (includes everything)
Pumpkin Festival 9AM-5PM: Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Hay Rides, Pick a Pumpkin (from our large pumpkin patch), Face Painting, Paint-A-Pumpkin (pumpkins are provided), Straw Jump, Corn Maze
Fresh Greenhouse Pumpkin Cider, Hot Cider, and Food
Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, and Cider for Sale
Fall Decorations for Sale
Pumpkin Fest (After Dark) Dusk-10PM: Haunted hay Ride, Haunted Corn Maze
PORT FARM HARVEST FESTIVAL – Waterford, PA
SATURDAYS OCTOBER 2011
Saturday, October 1st MUSIC MAKERS: Local aspiring musicians will be sharing their talent for your pleasure. The farm is alive with the sound of music.
Saturday, October 8th – Monday, October 10th LEGACY EXPERIENCE: (Saturday and Sunday) – Demonstrations & storytelling will reflect events concerning over 200 years ago exactly where you stand. Receive a genuine account of this hallowed ground’s legacy. (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) – Rail transportation author and enthusiast, Ken Springhirth’s, mission is to preserve the history of rail systems and educate the public on the importance of their contribution right here in Waterford and beyond.
Saturday, October 15th GIANT PUMPKIN WEIGH-OFF: This global event has competitors hauling their mammoth fruits from far and wide vying for the world record weight. You have to see it to believe it.
Saturday, October 22nd MASCOT DAY: Come and play with your favorite local mascots. Slap Erie Bayhawk a high-five then race Sea Wolf down the slides. Enjoy a collaborative, interactive meet-and-greet unlike anything in the area.
Saturday, October 29th PUMPKIN-PALOOZA: Carving, smashing, launching, demolishing. Allow this scene of zany pumpkin antics to be a release of stress or creativity, the choice is up to you.
PUMPKIN PATCH TROLLEY – Washington, PA
1 Museum Rd Washington, PA 15301-6133 724-228-9256
OCTOBER 2011 Weekends (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) 10AM-5PM
Children (ages 3-15) $6 (pumpkin included)
Adults $9 (pumpkin not included) / Additional pumpkins $2
Gather the family and head on over to the Pennsylvania Trolley Museum for a ride on the trolley to the Pumpkin Patch. Children may choose a pumpkin and decorate it too while the parents explore more than 30 streetcars in the Trolley Display Building! And, enjoy a second ride on the harvest-themed shuttle trolley, complimentary popcorn, a bouncer, a bustling Lego city with multiple trains, and snap family photos in the harvest-themed photo area.
REILLY’S SUMMER SEAT FARM HARVEST FESTIVAL OF FUN – Pittsburgh, PA
EVERY WEEKEND OCTOBER 2011 10AM-4PM
Cost $6.50 per person
Reilly’s is open every weekend for a Harvest Festival of Fun! Hayrides to the great pumpkin patch where you’ll find all sizes of pumpkins for your picking pleasure, Pumpkin Patch Hayrides, the New Boo Barn with added excitement, the Cornstalk maze, Marshmallow roast, Balloon Typhoon, Pedal Go Carts, Pony Rides & Petting Zoo, Face Painting, Cow Milking, Scarecrow-Making, Country Store, Wanda’s Games, Ducky Plucky, Carmel Apples, Refreshments. A one-price a super Harvest Festival ticket includes activities. No reservations needed, just come and have fun!
RENSHAW FAMILY FARM 3rd Annual PUMPKIN FEST 2011 – Freeport, PA
314 Ford City Rd, Freeport, PA 16229
OCTOBER 2011: Saturdays and Sundays 11AM-6PM
Hayrides to Pumpkin Patch, Hay/Corn Mazes, Pumpkins, Face Painting, Indian Corn, Gourds, and Corn Stalks for Sale. Special Guests. Refreshments. New this year: Animal Park. Fun for ALL Ages! 724-295-3950
SCHRAMM FARMS FALL FEST – Jeanette, PA
WEEKDAYS M-F 9AM-8PM
WEEKENDS SAT 9AM-7PM / SUN 10AM-6PM
We have play hay, and a corn stalk maze free of charge. For a few dollars we offer pony rides and hay rides around the pumpkin patch. Additional Fall Fest Activities open Mon-Fri 4p-7p, Sat 11a-5p, Sun 12p-5p including: Hayrides and Ponyrides $3, Giant Corn Maze $5, Toddler Cornbox $3 (cornbox open only on weekends). There is a wide selection of refreshments, including Hot dogs, snow cones, cotton candy, apple cider slush, and candy and caramel apples. Not to mention farm fresh steamed vegetables, and French Fries made our own potatoes. Stop by to pick your Halloween Pumpkin, buy bushel of apples, or just have a fun filled afternoon.
SHENOT FARM HAYRIDES – Wexford, PA
WEEKENDS OCTOBER 2011 11AM-5PM
COLUMBUS DAY October 10, 2011 1PM-5PM
We offer hayrides to our pumpkin patch and corn maze. It is a great way to spend an afternoon with your family, and it’s the perfect time to get your jack-o-lanterns, cornstalks, straw bales, decorative Indian corn–as well as our delicious sweet corn, apples, cider, and vegetables. Of course don’t forget to stop at the fudge counter!
SIMMONS FARM FALL ACTIVITIES – McMurray, PA
170 Simmons Road, McMurray PA 15317
7 Days a week OCTOBER 2011 M-F 9am-6pm Weekends 9am-5pm
Open through November 7th
Scenic Hayride & Field Pass: $8.50
Pumpkin Scenic Hayride & Field Pass: $11.00
Over five acres of pumpkins, Free Apple sample and cup of cider, Hay maze and 3 acre corn maze and 1 acre corn maze, Nature challenge trail, 100ft slide and smaller Fire Truck slide!, farm animals. Weekend Extra Activities Include: Food Concessions, Pumpkin Carving Display, Pony Rides, Pumpkin Typhoon, Apple Sling Shot, Music by Fiddlin’ Mike and the Fiddlin’ Around Band, Apple Picking click here for details (weekend activity availability due to weather may vary call ahead).
SOERGEL ORCHARDS FALL FESTIVAL – Wexford, PA
SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS OCTOBER 11AM-5PM
EAT: There will be a ton a great food every fall festival weekend including hot dogs, kettle corn, pie, apple cider, hot sandwiches, candy apples, caramel apples, funnel cake, ice cream and more!
PLAY: Come play all your favorite festival games and try some new ones too! We have games suited for children of all ages and some free activities as well! Pumpkin Painting, Face Painting, Cornstalk Maze, Hay Tunnel, Duck Pond, Duck Race, Sluice, Ring Toss, Balloon Chase, Bounce House, Train, Tiny Town play area*, Spin Art, Haystack*, Pirate Ship play area*, Farm Animals*
*denotes free activity
ENJOY: Pick your own pumpkins 11-5PM, Hayrides to the pumpkin patch 11-5PM, Pony rides 1-3PM, Horse drawn wagon rides 2-4PM, Free samples and demonstrations
October 01-02: Cider Celebration @ Fall Festival FREE Cider Press demonstrations from 11AM-5PM
October 08-09: Apple Festival @ Fall Festival
October 10: Columbus Day Festivities
October 15-16: Pumpkin Festival @ Fall Festival
October 22-23: Harvest Festival @ Fall Festival
October 24-28: Hay rides to the Pumpkin Patch
October 29-30: Fall Festival Finale
SPRING HOUSE MARKET PUMPKIN PATCH HAYRIDES – Washington, PA
EVERY SATURDAY & SUNDAY OCTOBER 2011 11AM-4PM
Hayride to Pumpkin Patch, Pick your perfect pumpkin, Pumpkin Land Characters, Corn Maze, Petting Zoo,…and MORE!
TRAX FARMS 42nd FALL FESTIVAL – Finleyville, PA
EVERY WEEKEND OCTOBER 2011 10AM-5PM
Great food & fun for the entire family! Scenic Hayrides & 4-acre corn maze, fresh made apple cider, pick your own pumpkins and so much more. Learn more about activity, pricing, menu for Pittsburgh’s best fall festival.
TRIPLE B FARMS FAMILY FALL APPLE & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL – Monongahela, PA
WEEKENDS OCTOBER 2011 10AM-6PM (Saturdays & Sundays)
WEEKDAYS (beginning October 5th) 4PM-7PM (W-F).
Open Columbus Day, October 10, 2011 1PM-6PM
$10.00 per child / $7.00 per adult / Children 2 & under FREE
Hayrides, Pumpkinland hayride, Boo Barn, Rope Maze, Liberty Tube Slide, Squirrel Hill Tunnel Slide, Ducky Derby, Quack Shack, The Chick Inn, Goatfield Street Bridge, Barnyard Carnival, Farm Flinger, Barnyard Strikers, Corn Maze, Giant Inflated Obstacle Courses, Pony Rides. Don’t forget to PICK YOUR OWN Apples & Pumpkins to take home!
WOODWARD’S ORCHARD – Chippewa Twp, PA
727 Achortown Rd Beaver Falls, PA 15010
Wednesdays 12PM-3PM: Pick your own apples
Saturdays 12PM-5PM: Hayrides & pick your own pumpkin
We are starting pick your own apples Saturday SEPTEMBER 24TH FROM NOON TO 5PM We will have pick your own apples on Wednesdays 12PM-3PM through the end of October. We also are having hayrides and pick your own pumpkins. Hayrides are Saturdays from 12PM-5PM till the end of October.
Please call for more info: 724-891-0102
Many of the above pumpkin patches include corn mazes, please check the descriptions. The following are corn mazes only.
COLUMBIANA MAZE CRAZE – Columbiana, OH
45107 State Route 14 Columbiana, Ohio 44408
(Corner of State Routes 7 & 14)
Wednesdays: 5PM-10PM (last ticket sold at 8pm)
Fridays: 5PM-12AM midnight (last ticket sold at 10pm)
Saturdays: 11AM-12AM midnight (last ticket sold at 10pm)
Sundays: 11AM-9PM (last ticket sold at 7pm)
(Check website for weekend weather closures.)
Ages 12 & Over $8.00 Children 5 to 11 $6.00
Hayrides: $3.00 Ages 4 and up / Barrel train rides: $1.00 per ride
(Check website for group rates and other rates/discounts.)
The maze this season is 20 amazing acres, 4 separate mazes in 2011, 18 checkpoints to locate! Play FSI and Farm Tracks. Straw Pyramids, Corn Box, Corn Hole, Wood Cut-outs for Photos, Swingset, Hayrides & Barrel Train rides (Saturdays & Sundays check prices), Concessions by G&G (sausage sandwiches, steak hoagies, corn dogs, great french fries, apple dumplings, lemon shakes, ice cream, popcorn, and more! This is not a haunted maze, but you are welcome to come after dark and bring your own flashlight, or you can purchase one for $3.00 when you arrive.
*Pumpkins supplied by local farmers are available to purchase
WOODEN NICKEL BUFFALO FARM CORN MAZE
5970 Koman Road Edinboro, PA 16412
(814)734-2833 Toll Free: 1-866-203-5268
Daily (weather permitting) October 01-31 2011
11AM-10PM (last entry 9:30PM) / Restaurant serves until 9PM
Ages 5-54 $6 Age 55+: $3 Ages 4 and under free
Feed the animals in the petting zoo area. Goats, Alpacas, and Chickens. (Petting Zoo open all season) Mickey’s Homemade fresh apple & pumpkin pies-whole or by the piece. Pumpkins, straw bales, and corn stalk bundles for fall decorating for sale.
LINKS TO LINKS
Fairs/Festivals – Western PA
Pumpkin Patches and more – Western PA
FALL IN PA
Fall in PA
Pittsburgh Fall Foliage Driving Tours
VISIT BEAVER COUNTY/PA
PAvisnet.com – Beaver
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