October is right around the corner. Time to start thinking about finding that perfect pumpkin. You could grab one from your local farmer's market or grocery store. But for a more memorable experience, head out East to a pumpkin patch. Many of these spots offer additional activities like hay rides and corn mazes so you can turn your hunt into a fun seasonal day trip.
Stakey's Pumpkin Farm
270 West Lane Aquebogue (631) 722-3467
Roam the 26 acre field and pick your pumpkins straight off the vine! With over 18 different varieties the whole family can find one they love.
Schmitt's Family Farm
26 Pinelawn Road, Melville (631) 271-3276
Schmitt’s has one of the most well-organized pre-picked fields of pumpkins, with the pumpkins organized by size.
160 Washington Street, East Islip (631) 650-4424
An organic pumpkin patch where visitors can pick pumpkins directly from the vine on their three acres.
Harbes Family Farm
715 Sound Avenue, Mattituck 631-298-0800
Grab a complimentary wagon and walk their acres of pumpkin patches.
Elwood Pumpkin Farm
1500 E Jericho Turnpike, Huntington (631) 368-8626
Most western pumpkin farm. The pumpkins are grown in our fields. You are invited to pick off the vine and experience how fresh a pumpkin can be.
240 Montauk Highway, Water Mill (631) 726-4667
The name of the farm says it all. Pumpkins range in size from mini to prize winners straight from the vine.
The Milk Pail
50 Horsemill Lane, Water Mill 631- 537-2565
Select your own great Halloween pumpkin from their pumpkin patch filled with all sizes, shapes and colors. They grow pumpkins from 150 pounds down to ½ pound.
Borellas Farm Stand
485 Edgewood Ave, Saint James 631.862.7330
They have been growing pumpkins for 58 years on their 53 acres. Take a hay ride out to the pumpkin patch and pick your pumpkin from the vine.
Fink's Country Farm
6242 Middle Country Road, Wading River (631) 886-2272
Straight from the vine,the pumpkin patches are filled with a large variety of pumpkins. They offer sales by pound or wheelbarrow full.
Colonial Springs Farm
201 Main Avenue, Wheatley Heights (631) 643-4829
Their 34 acre farm has Radio Flyer wagons to roll for your pumpkin pickin pleasure.