The fall season has arrived! What does this mean for you? Crisp Fall days, Cozy sweaters, apple cider, and Pumpkin Pick’n! Many of the farms in the surrounding counties also have fall activities in addition to pumpkin patches such as corn mazes, hayrides, apple cider, pony rides, petting zoos and more. Here is a list provided by CBS of some pumpkin patches that are worth checking out!
Active Acres Farm
881 Highland Rd.
Every weekend in October, Active Acres Farm hosts pick your own pumpkins at its Sleepy Hollow Pumpkin Patch. Take a hayride out to pick the perfect pumpkin. Plus corn maze, inflatable haunted house bounce, a corn cannon, duck races, pony rides, farm animals and so much more fum for the whole family. Then in the evening, the Sleepy Hollow Hayride takes passengers to some more spooky fun with a haunted house, field of fright and live music.
137 West Knowlton Road
Take the kids out to Pumpkinland at Linvilla Orchards for some Fall family fun for all. Enjoy larger than life figures and scarecrows that illustrate the legends and lore of the harvest season, local history, and some of the many stories of pumpkins and apples. Linvilla also features hayrides, pony rides, face painting, straw bale and cornfield mazes, pick-your-own apples, candy and caramel apples, Costume Parade, Jack-o-lantern exhibit, the Linvilla Grill, Costume & Halloween Shops, and more.
None Such Farm
4493 Old York Road
None Such Farms annual pumpkin festival has been around for over 15 years and includes Pick-Your-Own Pumpkins, Live Country Music, Hayrides, Pony Rides, Face Painting, a Tot Train Ride as well as Great Food & Hot Cider. Festival runs Saturdays and Sundays starting Oct. 1 through Oct. 23rd from 10am -4pm, weather permitting.
890 West Bridge Street
Snipes Farm hosts Fall Harvest Weekends which includes hayrides to the pick-your-own pumpkin patch and apple orchard, a six acre Corn Maze, the labyrinth walk, children’s wooden maze, Halloween Hollow playground, storytelling, Ol’ Time Farm Museum, face painting, pumpkin painting, scarecrow making and live barnyard animals. Enjoy live music on October weekend days. Nightime fun comes alive for families and groups at Snipes with the Corn Maze by Flashlight, non-haunted hayrides – perfect for younger kids – campfires (available for groups only).
Shady Brook Farm
931 Stony HIll Road
Like Jekyll and Hyde, Shady Brook Farm is an idyllic Bucks County Farm by day featuring Pick Your Own Pumpkins, hayrides, pig races, paint ball, pony rides, gem mining, a corn maze and more. But if you have bigger thrill seeking kids, Shady Brook Farm transforms itself into Horror Fest with four terror-inducing attractions at night. For the younger ones not so fond of things that go bump in the night there is also a flashlight corn maze, non-haunted hayride, and bonfire at the Market at DelVal by Night.
Hurricane Hill Farm
704 East Reeceville Road
Coatsville, PA 19320
Hurricane Hill Farm in Coatsville, PA will delight families with Chester County’s Premier 5-acre Corn Maze, plus a corn slide, “Bucking Cow” train ride, farm animals, and of course hayrides to the Pick Your Own Pumpkin Patch.
Milky Way Farm
521 E. Uwchlan Ave
Chester Springs, PA 19425
Milky Way Farm, located in Chester Springs, PA, is an idyllic adventure for families to take advantage of free hayrides to the 10 acres of pick your own pumpkins as well as view a working dairy farm and sample the Polly’s Pumpkin Pie flavored ice cream at the Chester Springs Creamery.
This article was provided by Jennifer Oxenford who is a mother of two and the founder of phillyfun4kids www.phillyfun4kids.com your place to find free and mostly free things to do with your kids in and around this great city of motherly love. You can also follow phillyfun4kids on twitter at twitter/phillyfun4kids.