🎃Pumpkin Patches and other Fall Activities 🎃

Hayrides, Animal Farms, and Mazes too

By Jessica Kline, Publisher and Editor Macaroni Kid Clifton-Montclair September 22, 2021


Make sure to check out what is available at each farm, pumpkins aren't available until October at some farms.
*Also offers apple picking

Super Close Farms

Fairfield Farms
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  • Pumpkin picking, maze, pumpkin slingshot, human hampster roll, and more.
  • Additional local produce is available.
  • Find details here.

Farms View Roadstand
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  • Visit with animals.
  • The farm market/garden center is open.
  • You pick pumpkin and hayride - info here.

Morgan Farms
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Cedar Grove

  • Pumpkin/Apple Sale
    I brought my kids here last year and it was PERFECT!

Richfield Farms
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  • Pick your own pumpkin, a haunted house, build your own scarecrow, a hay bale maze and paint your own pumpkin. On weekends, we also include pony rides, free face painting, and popular characters to meet and great! It’s true fun for the whole family. We promise you will find the perfect pumpkin to carve or decorate. We also carry a complete line of scary Halloween decorations to make your home the scariest on the block. The best part about coming to Richfield Farms, we are close!! During Halloween, we also carry farm-fresh baked goods, including pies, bread, and cider donuts.
  • Did you know we survived the Depression, War, and now Pandemic? Check out the NY Times article here.

Farms under 1 hour away

Abma's Farm
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  • Closed on Sundays.
  • Greenhouses are open, lots of fresh produce available.
  • Public hayrides are redesigned with social distancing in mind. Hayrides are ticket-entry only, meaning tickets must be purchased in advance for everyone ages 2 and up Private hayride, reservations are available to book now.
  • Scarecrow making tickets required, tickets go on sale the day before the event.
  • Masks required ages 2+.

Alstede Farms
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  • Pick Your Own - tickets here.
  • Find out which apples are the freshest here.
  • Find out what additional produce is available to pick here.
  • Corn Maze and more.

Demarest Farm
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  • Drive-in movies are available, all dates and details here.
  • Pick your own apples - tickets here.
  • Pick your own pumpkins - tickets here.
  • Pumpkin picking & movie night combo- more info here 

Ort Farms
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Long Valley

  • Tickets for all - find here.
  • Hayrides available to our pumpkin patch
  • Corn Maze, Friendly Farm Animal viewing area (NOW OPEN DAILY)
  • Pony Rides, Train Rides (Weekends)
  • Apple picking.
  • Monster Truck Rides

Sun High Orchards
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(973) 584-4734

  • Pick your own apples thru Sept - weekdays only.
  • Pick your own pumpkins begins last week of Sept into October, reservation required, weekdays only.
  • Hayrides and more.

Wightman Farms
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(973) 425-9819

  • Pick your own peaches and apples weekends only.
  • Hayrides, mazeland.
  • Tickets are sold at the ticket booth near farm parking ADVANCED RESERVATION preferred.

More to check out:

Not sure what to do with all of those apples? Check out how to make apple pie in a paper bag here or applesauce here!

*For safety, find covid related precautions on each farm's website.
*Call and/or check each farm's local Facebook page to confirm they are open, weather and stock availability permitted.