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This page provides a detailed list of Connecticut's pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides and other Halloween farm stuff!!   Just scroll down this page! 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.  All should 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 all information, they don't always report changes to me!

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On our Pick-your-own website, we also have pages with our own simple instructions on canning, freezing and drying  many other fruits and vegetables, such as  how to make jam, apple butter, applesauce, spaghetti sauce, salsa, pickles, ketchup or freezing corn  (these links open new pages, just close them to return here).   Be sure to come back at Christmas if you are looking for a cut-your-own Christmas tree farm!   Look at the bottom of the page for links to resources on home canning, picking tips, recipes, etc..

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Connecticut's Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hay Rides and More, by County

Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!

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Fairfield County

  • Blue Jay Orchards - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    125 Plumtrees Road, Bethel, CT 06801. Phone: 203-748-0119 And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in August, September, October, November. Open: August to Thanksgiving 7 days a week from 10 am to 5:30 pm Pick Your Own Hours are 7 days a week from 10am to 5:00 pm After Thanksgiving thru December 24th open Thursday thru Sunday 10 to 5:30 Pick your own apples is from late August to early November (based on picking conditions) Pumpkins start the last weekend of September and run through the month of October. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch are weekends only Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
  • Jones Family Farms -  pumpkins, and Christmas trees. 
    266 Israel Hill Road, Shelton, CT 06484. Phone: (203) 929-8425  Fax: (203) 929-2089.
  • Larson's A-maiz-ing Maze - corn maze
    401 Federal Road (Rte 7) Brookfield, CT, Phone: 203 -740-2790. Email: dieseld220@aol.com
  • McLaughlin Vineyards - pumpkins
    14 Albert's Hill Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482. Phone: 203-426-1533. Fax: 203-270-8722. Email us at: info@mclaughlinvineyards.com. Directions: I-84 to Exit 10. Churchill Road to Walnut Tree Hill Road. Walnut Tree Hill Road to Albert\'s Hill Road. Entrance is 100 yards on the right. Click here for a map to our farm. We are open October. Our hours are: Daily 11 am to 5 pm We are a multi-seasonal operation that offers year-round wine tastings, winery tours, wine education seminars, hiking trails, gift shop, maple syrup production tours, pumpkin picking, hayrides, and bald eagle viewing.
  • Paproski's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze - pumpkins, pumpkin patche, corn maze, hayrides, pony rides, Christmas tree farm
    40 Sugar Lane, Newtown, CT, 06470. Phone: 203-426-5487. Email: Click here for their contact form. Directions: We are located just .7 miles from the junction of Routes 25 and 302 in Newtown. Open: Paproski's Castle Hill Farm Pumpkin Patch is open Sept 30 to October 31 on Sat & Sun from 11 am to 5 pm. A 100 acre farm, we have a 4 acre pumpkin patch & 6 acre corn maze. Weekend hay ride & pony rides. School groups welcome!  Also available for private groups: Evening Bon-Fires, Moonlight Hayrides, Private Parties, Scout Events, Corporate Socials. We can tailor our programs to meet your group needs.
  • Plaskos Farm - corn maze (aka "Crazy Cows Corn Maze")
    670 Daniels Farm Road, Trumbull, CT 06611.Phone: 203-268-2716.  Directions: Directions from NY: Merritt Pkwy to exit 49 (Rte.25 N). Take 1st exit off of 25N (#9-Daniels Farm Rd). Follow signs at exit for about 1 mile. (Pass red barn on the right) Proceed 1/8 mile to smiling corn cob signs on the right. Open: September and October; Saturday, Sunday and Holidays from 10 AM to dusk and Fridays 3PM to dusk. 2005 admission prices: Admission is $7.00 for adults, $6.00 for children of 10 years old and under, and free for children under 3.
  • Silverman's Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, Pick-your-own apples, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    451 Sport Hill Road, Easton, CT 06612. Phone: 203-261-3306 And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in October. Open: Seven Days a Week Weather Permitting. See Website. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Seasonal cider and hayrides - see their websites for more information. Beautiful greenhouse and florist.  Located in the easy to find in the southern Connecticut town of Easton, about 2 one half miles north of the Merrit Parkway (exit 46). We're at 451 Sport Hill Road (Route 59), just past the intersection with Center Road.
  • Warrups Farm - Vegetables, salad greens, garlic, herbs, flowers, pumpkins.
    51 John Read Road, West Redding, CT 06896. Phone: (203) 938-9403. Farm stand open Tuesday - Sunday 10 am to 6 pm, July - October Our family farm is protected by a conservation easement guaranteeing this farmland will never be developed.

Hartford County

  • Appleberry Farmv - PYO apples, pears, pumpkins, raspberries  
    749 North Stone Street, West Suffield, CT 06093. Phone: (860) 668-7252  Fax: (860) 668-7013.
    . Call for availability. Salesroom open 1 - 5 pm. Seasonal.  
  • Botticello Farms - eggplant, onions, peppers, tomatoes, Precut Christmas trees, Christmas wreaths and boughs, Christmas decorations, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms
    209 Hillstown Rd., Manchester , CT 06040. Phone: 860-649-2462. Fax: 860-432-3563. Email us at: Botticellofarms@aol.com. Directions: And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Click here for picking updates. Open: August, September, October, November, December. Open: Seasonal: Open Seven days 8AM to 7:30PM (later during Christmas Season) Seasonal: Open Seven days 8AM to 7:30PM (later during Christmas Season) Garden annuals and perennials available as early as Mid-March beginning with pansies. Easter Plants, Mothers Day hanging baskets, herbs, vegetable plants May 1-July. Hydroponic Tomatoes May 15-July 15, Corn July 4th-until Frost, Squash, cukes, pickles, tomatoes, peppers, beans: July 4th until frost. Pumpkins, corn stalks, mums August 20th through October 31st. Open for Christmas with Trees, wreaths, poinsettias Thanksgiving until Christmas eve. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. We practice Integrated Pest Management-A sustainable approach to managing pests. 
  • Brown's Harvest - pumpkins, hayrides, kids corn maze, mums, homemade apple cider donuts, hayrides and a variety of entertainment every weekend during the fall season
    60 Rainbow Road, Route 75, Windsor, CT 06095. Phone: (860) 683-0266  Fax: (860) 683-0267 . Weekend hayrides ($3 in 2007) to pumpkin patch starting September 27, 10 am to 5 pm. Children's groups weekdays by appt.  Open 10 am to 6 pm for pumpkins, mums, cider donuts, cornstalk maze.  
  • Dondero Orchards, LLC - apples, black raspberries &  pears, flowers, pumpkins, tomatoes & lettuce.     
    529 Woodland Street, South Glastonbury, CT 06073. Phone: (860) 659-0294  (860) 633-2375. 
     We also grow more fruit, vegetables & herbs.  
  • Dzen TreeFarm, Inc. -pumpkins, red raspberries, Christmas trees
    215 Barber Hill Road, South Windsor, CT 06074. Phone: (860) 648-2233 Fax: (860) 648-9065. We offer PYO strawberries in June and PYO red raspberries in June and July. We offer cut your own Christmas trees in December. Visit our website at for more details. 
  • Easy Pickin's Orchard - Apples, plums, raspberries, vegetables, flowers, pumpkins
    46 Bailey Road, Enfield, CT 06082. Phone: (860) 763-FARM/763-3276. 100 different PYO crops!  July - November.  Dwarf trees!  Wagon rides!  Festivals!  Family Fun!  Call for info.  
  • Johnny's Roadside Market Garden - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, face painting, pony rides
    346 Brainard Road, Enfield, CT 06082. Phone: 860-763-1300. Directions: From I-91, exit 48 to route 192N to stop sign/fork. Take left at fork. Farm is on left. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Open Saturday's and Sunday's only; 10:00am to 5:00p.m. Corn maze and pumpkin patch hay rides open September 24 - October 30 hrs. 10 am to 5 p.m. (on Saturdays and Sundays only). Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard.
  • Foster Family Farm - corn maze, pick your own pumpkins! A mini corn maze, Pedal Tractor Track, Concessions, farm animals, large sand box, children's play areas, pumpkin slinging, hay bale maze and much more
    90 Foster Street, South Windsor, CT 06074. Phone: (860) 648-9366. Directions: Exit 63 off I 84. Go South on Route 30 approximately .25 miles to the light at the intersection of Foster St. & Route 30. Take Right at light on to Foster Street. The farm is 1/8 mile on the right.Foster Farm is 1/8 mile on the right.Two full sized corn mazes encompassing 7 acres of land and over 4 miles of trails! We have acres of pumpkins! Fall ornamentals and thousands of Hardy Mums for seasonal decorating! Other farm fresh products available. We welcome group visits and Birthday parties! Open: from late August through October 31st; Fri, Saturday and Sunday,10:00 am to 6:00 p.m. Beginning September 17th: Open Fri. & Saturday until 9:30 p.m. (Last ticket sold at 9p.m.). Bring your flashlight! 2005 admission prices: Adults, Ages 13 years and up $10.00, Children Ages 5-12 years $7.00, Group Rate: 20 People or More $8.00 adults and $6.00 Children; Children 4 years and under Free Admission for maze. Children's play area admission is $5.00 - (Maze not included). This is a great outing for youth groups, school groups, and birthday parties! Ask us about tents and cookout food for private gatherings. Special weekday packages also available. Please call ahead to make arrangements. We ask groups to register at least 48hrs in advance (preferably, one week). A $50 deposit is required. If we are forced to close due to weather we will make every effort to reschedule your group.
  • Karabin Farms - orchard and pumpkins
    894 Andrews Street, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 621-6363  Fax: (860) 621-2058. Scenic wagon rides to our orchard and pumpkin field.  Numerous farm animals on working family farm.  Farm stand open early Aug. until late October  
  • Lost Acres Orchard  - apples, pumpkins
    130 Lost Acres Road, North Granby, CT 06060. Phone: (860) 653-6600. Email: ginny@lostacres.com. PYO apples, free wagon rides on weekends in September and October.  Farm store open all year with apples, cider, pies, breads, soups, jams, mums, quilts and gifts.  Great family fun!    
  • The Pickin' Patch - PYO small fruits and vegetables in season.
    Nod Road, Avon, CT 06001. Phone: (860) 677-9552. Spring - Pre-started flower and vegetable plants. Summer - PYO small fruits and vegetables in season. Fall - Free hayrides to pumpkins in October.  
  • Rogers Orchards- Shuttlemeadow Farm - apples
    Long Bottom Road, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (860) 229-4240  Fax: (860) 229-4076. PYO apples. Children welcome. Fun for the whole family. Fri., Saturday, & Sun., September and October  Weekends 10am to 5 pm, weather permitting.  PYO is adjacent to our salesroom, featuring Farm Bakery, our own fruits and vegetables.  Also rabbits for the kids.  
  • Rogers Orchards- Sunnymount Farm - apples
    Meriden-Waterbury Road, Rte. 322, Southington, CT 06489. Phone: (203) 879-1206. PYO apples. Children welcome. Fun for the whole family.  Fri., Saturday and Sunday, September and October Weekends 10 am to 5 pm, weather permitting.  PYO is adjacent to our salesroom, featuring our own fruits and vegetables. Also ducks and rabbits for the kids.  
  • Rose's Berry Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, Apples, blackberries, flowers, pumpkins, raspberries, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area
    295 Matson Hill Rd, So. Glastonbury, CT 06073. Phone: 860-633-7467. Fax: 860-657-3062. Email us at: info@rosesberryfarm.com. Directions: From Route 2 East take exit 7. This is Route 17 South. Follow 17S for 4 miles. At the third light take a left. Follow Hopewell Rd for about a mile till the road forks. Bear Right onto Matson Hill Rd. The farm is on the left at the top of the hill. Directions from other areas available on our website Click here for a map to our farm. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October, November, December. Open: Blueberry Hours (typically Jul 10 to August 20)Monday through Thursday: 8 am to 8 pm; Fridays and Saturdays:8 to 5 pm; Sundays 9 am to 5 pm with breakfast served 8:30 to 1 pm. Fall Pumpkins Hours - Last weekend in September to the last weekend October: Saturdays, Sundays and Columbus Day 10 am to 5 pm (last hayride at 4:30 pm). For al other seasons please refer to our website. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. We also produce our own jams, cider, pies (sold frozen or baked), toppings and vinegar. We also have a farm stand location where we offer pick-your own strawberries and flowers.
  • Scott's Orchard and Nursery - Hay maze, hay rides, Pick your own apples, pears and plums in season.
    1838 New London Turnpike, Glastonbury, CT 06033. Phone: 860-633-8681. Email: woody@scottsorchardandnursery.com. Mastercard & Visa accepted. Hay Maze & Seminars seasonally. Sept/Oct Hours vary, currently Mon-Fri 8-6, Sun 8-5 Closed for the Winter. Plenty of family fun.  Horse-drawn hayrides through the orchard on the weekends in the Fall.  
  • Sweet Wind Farm - pumpkins, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, prepicked produce, restrooms
    339 South Road, Rte. 179, East Hartland, CT 06027. Phone: 860-653-2038. Email: sweetwind@sweetwindfarm.net. Directions: Follow route 20 west from Granby Center into Hartland. Take a left onto route 179, farm is down 1 1/2 miles on right. Take route 219 from Barkhamsted onto rte. 179, farm is on just past town line on left. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in July, August, September, October, November, December. Open: PYO Saturdays beginning in July from 10 am to dusk; Call for appt; for a different time; Farmstand open daily from 10 am till dusk with pre - picked produce and maple products. Blueberry Festival annually second Saturday in July;Pumpkin Festival annually last Saturday in September Maple Festival annually 2nd Saturday in March; PYO Blueberries begins in July-September Vegetables July - October; Christmas trees Nov-December Live trees anytime; Farmstore open year 'round with maple products;. We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, Check. Blueberry Festival, Pumpkin Festival, Maple Festival. Sugarhouse tours and classes during sugaring season. Maple products sold wholesale to retailers. (ADDED: May 17, 2008)
  • Tryon's Farm - pumpkins
    Tryon Street, South Glastonbury, CT 06073. Phone: (860) 657-3744  Fax: (860) 659-1261. PYO strawberries across from Dug Road on Tryon Street. PYO pumpkins at 999 Main Street at rear of the farm stand.  

Litchfield County

  • Angevine Farm - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides
    40 Angevine Road, Warren, CT 06754. Phone: 860-868-7226. Email us at: katrees@optonline.net. Directions: for a map to our farm, Click here.  Crops are usually available in September, October, November, December. Open: Opening Day of the Pumpkin Patch September 24. Christmas Gift Barn and Farm Open House November 12. Pumpkins: September 24 through October 31, weekends 10-6. Christmas Trees: Nov. 19 through December 24, daily 10-6. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. See our website for special events and other information!
  • Averill Farm - Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Honey from hives on the farm, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area
    250 Calhoun Street, Washington Depot, CT 06794. Phone: 860-868-2777. Email: kristine@averillfarm.com. Click here for a map and directions. Click here for picking updates. Crops are usually available in September, October, November. Open: Everyday, 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.  (ADDED: June 26, 2008)
  • Barden Farm - pumpkins, Turkeys, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides, pony rides
    45 Burgoyne Heights, New Hartford, CT 06057. Phone: 860-379-8803. Email us at: BardenFarm@AOL.com. Directions: from rt.44 take 219 south 4th left onto West Hill Rd. 1st right And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October. Open: Daily 9am to 8pm Payment: Cash, Check. ice ceam shop and farm animals to see.
  • Bunnell farm - Pumpkins
    524 Maple Street, Litchfield, CT 06759. Phone: (860) 567-9576. PYO pumpkins, horse and tractor drawn hayrides, visit the farm animals and the corn maze. 
  • Ellsworth Hill Orchard & Berry Farm, LLC - pumpkins, fruit, vegetables, flowers
    461 Cornwall Bridge Road, Sharon, CT 06069. Phone: (860) 364-0025. Family fun hayrides! PYO fall & summer raspberries, apples, plums, pumpkins, & gourds. Our own pressed apple cider available for tasting. Corn, tomatoes, & vegetables. June - Nov., 7 days.  
  • Freund's Farm Market- pumpkins, flowers
    324 Norfolk Road, East Canaan, CT 06024. Phone: (860) 824-0650. Fax: (860) 824-0650. Contact form on their website. Or direct Email: freunds@cttel.net.   Farm Market and Garden Center featuring seasonal fruits and vegetables, locally produced eggs, maple syrup & honey. Bakery & Ice Cream Scoop Shop on premises, plus 1,000's of plants and composted manure.  PYO raspberries & flowers. Scheduled school tours for PYO pumpkins & popcorn. 
  • Hallock Orchard - Apples, flowers, pumpkins
    212 Calhoun Street, Washington Depot, CT 06794. Phone: (860) 868-9184. Email us at: hallockcapital@aol.com. Directions: From Woodbury, Roxbury and Bridgewater Take Route 47, straight through the town of Washington Depot (donít make Rte. 47 right turn); Continue up the hill 6/10 mile to fork in the road. Bear right onto Calhoun Street. Calhoun Street will wind hard right. Hallock Orchard is one mile on your left Click here for a map to our farm. We are open September, October. Our hours are: Monday thru Friday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Saturday and Sunday 11:00 am to 5:30 pm Family owned, park like orchard, tucked away in the scenic hills of Litchfield. Apples are available for PYO, ready-picked, retail & wholesale. In addition pumpkins, mums and hay bales are available for sale.
  • Harris Hill Farm - Pumpkins
    99 Ridge Road, New Milford, CT 06776. Phone: (860) 354-3791. Family operated farm in the beautiful Litchfield hills.  Hayrides, animals, PYO pumpkin patch, and corn maze.  Open Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 5 pm in October.  
  • Logue Farms, Inc. - PYO pumpkins, hayrides, corn maze
    59 Artillery Road , Woodbury, CT 06798. Phone: (203) 263-5969. Email: dlogue@snet.net. We are a centennial family farm operated by 3rd and 4th generation. We offer PYO pumpkins on weekends in October with free hayrides to the field. We also offer a corn maze & other fall items including straw, cornstalks, cider & apples.
  • March Farms - pumpkins, fruit, vegetables
    160 Munger Lane, Bethlehem, CT 06751. Phone: (203) 266-7721  Fax: (203) 266-6076  
    Scenic farm featuring pick your own blueberries (July - Aug.).  PYO apples and pumpkins (September - October).  Farm stand features our own apples, tomatoes, corn, blueberries and cider from our own cider mill.  On site bakery for cider donuts, pies, and cookies.  Jams, jellies, honey and maple syrup.  Open daily 10-5, longer in the summer. 
  • Ruwet Farm - pumpkins, vegetables
    1600 Torringford Street, Torrington, CT 06790. Phone: (860) 489-9850. Farm stand open mid July to October.  PYO pumpkins.  Call (860) 489-9580 for hours and information.  

Middlesex County

  • Gotta's Farm - apples
    661 Glastonbury Turnpike, Portland, CT 06480. Phone: (860) 342-1844. Gotta's Farm opens May 1st for the season with spring plants. PYO strawberries offered in June. Fresh fruits & vegetables available at farm stand from July - December. PYO apples from September 15 - October 31.
  • Krochmal Farms - pumpkins
    Tewksbury, Massachusetts.
  • Lyman Orchards - pumpkins, fruit
    Jct. Routes 147 and 157, Middlefield, CT 06455. Phone: (860) 349-1793  Fax: (860) 349-1424. Enjoy 1100 acres of championship golf, championship pies, and Family Fun! CT's largest indoor Farm Market. Corn maze from September 6 - Nov. 2.    

New Haven County 

  • Bishop Farms of Cheshire Ct. - Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, , gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours
    500 So Meriden rd., Cheshire, CT 06410. Phone: 203-272-8243. Fax: 203-272-8674. Email: ks@bishopfarm.necoxmail.com. Directions: Rt 84 to 691 exit 3 south on route 10 left onto route 70 1.5 miles on right. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in August, September, October, November, December. Open: Monday to Friday,9am to 5pm , Saturday and Sunday,9am to 6pm. Christmas hours Monday thru Sunday 9am to 7 pm. Starts day after thanksgiving. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
  • Bishop's Orchards location 1- pumpkins, fruit, vegetables
    1355 Boston Post Road (US Rte 1, I-95 Exit 57), Guilford, CT 06437. Phone: (203) 458-PICK
    Email: pyoinfo@bishopsorchards.com
    . Pick-your-own season starts in June with strawberries and goes through October with apples and pumpkins. In December we have cut-your-own Christmas trees. Since 1871, 5 generations of Bishop's have been serving CT with farm products.  Open 360 days 'til 6pm, the market features a bakery specializing in pies, produce from our 300 acre farm, produce from around the world, dairy products, flowers, breads, fruit baskets (delivery available) & gift packs shipped.
  • Bishop's Orchards  Location 2- pumpkins, fruit, vegetables
    1920 Middletown Ave (Rte 17, 3 miles N of Rte 22), Northford, CT 06472. Phone: (203) 458-PICK. Email: pyoinfo@bishopsorchards.com. Since 1871, 5 generations of Bishop's have been serving CT with farm products.  Our Guilford Farm is open all year, and our Northford PYO & Market is open in September and October with apples, mums, pumpkins, pies, & cider.  Weekends, hop on our wagon ride when you PYO apples. 
  • Clover Nook Farm - pumpkins
    Fairwood Rd, Bethany, CT, 06524. Phone: 203-393-2929. petting zoo and livestock. Does anyone know their website or email (or anything else about them)?  This is all I heard.  Write me!
  • Clyde's Cider Mill - Real apple cider made on-site!
    129 North Stonington Road, Old Mystic, CT, 06355. Phone: 860.536.3354. Email us at: clydescider@attn.net . Family-run since 1881, this is the last steam-powered cider mill in New England. Clyde's recently received a National Historic Mechanical Engineering Landmark Award. Fresh cider is made daily during the Fall. Clyde's is also a bonded winery, producing hard ciders and apple wines. Open seasonally, seven days a week. Handicapped accessible. Historic site. Fun for children. Hours of operation: Seasonal starting Aug., open daily. 9-5 Directions: I-95 exit 90, follow Rte 27 to Old Mystic thru town, bear right at fork. Cider Mill on left.
  • Drazen Orchards - Pumpkins, fruit, flowers
    215 Wallingford Road, Cheshire, CT 06410. Phone: (203) 272-7985. Fruit orchard - 15 varieties of apples.  Also pears, plums and pumpkins.  PYO starts on August 17th and finishes about October 27th.  Fruit, corn, tomatoes and cider available at the stand. 
  • Hickory Hill Orchards - apples, pears, pumpkins
    351 South Meriden Road, Cheshire, CT 06410. Phone: (203) 272-0181 or (203) 272-3824  Fax: (203) 272-3824. Directions: click here. Open Daily 10:00am to 5:30pm; August 20, 2005 through December 2005. Country store, gift baskets, dried & silk flowers, cider, pies, donuts. Weekend hayrides, school groups welcome.  
  • Ives Farm - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, corn maze, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides, pony rides
    1585 Cheshire St, Cheshire, CT 06410. Phone: 203-272-5847 And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Summer Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am to 5pm. Fall Hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday and Sunday 10am to 5pm. "Flowers" May 1st, Annuals, Hanging Baskets, Geraniums & Perennials, Retail & Wholesale. "Strawberries" June 5th to July 1st (weather permitting) "Fresh Sweet Corn & Produce" July 10th "Fall Activities" October 1st to 31st Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
  • Norton Brothers Fruit Farm - Pumpkins, Hay rides, PYO apples, other fruit
    450-466 Academy Road, Cheshire, CT 06410. Phone: (203) 272-8418. Pick your own apples, pears, plums, peaches. Retail fresh produce, gifts, pumpkins, Christmas trees, etc.   
  • Preston Farm - corn maze
    Route 2, Preston, CT, 06339. Phone: 860-886-maze (6293). Open: September 8, 2006 through Nov 5, 2006 on Friday noon to dusk and Saturday from 10am to dusk.The theme for 2006 is rock and roll, with two 300-foot guitars carved into the corn. Not just any guitars, either: a Les Paul Gibson and an Eric Clapton Stratocaster. While you're making your way through the maze, you play a game where you have to find guitar heroes throughout. all decades are represented, and just some of the famous names are Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Kiss, Def Leppard, Bon Jovi, Nirvana and Green Day. 2006 price: Adults $7, Ages 6-12 $5, $1 ages 4-5, under 3 free .
  • Sunflower Farm - Other fruit or veg, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, gift shop
    767 Derby Milford Road, Orange, CT 06477. Phone: 2037956829. Email us at: sabrina@sunflowerfarm.com. Directions: Route 34 to Derby Milford Road in Orange, mile and a half down on left. Merritt Parkway, exit 56, up Turkey Hill Road, right on Derby Milford Road, quarter mile down on right. And for a map to our farm, Click here. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October. Open: Monday to Friday, 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Hours are late May through October Annuals and perennials June - September Mums, grown on premises, huge, beautiful, August - October Pumpkins, airbrushed pumpkins and fall items September - October Fresh natural soap made daily year round sold year round. Payment: Cash, Check. Beautiful handmade natural soaps, lotions, scrubs, made on premises year round. In the fall, along with fall products such as pumpkins, cornstalks, hay, etc, there are huge beautiful fall mums available, also airbrushed pumpkins made on premises. All plants sold are grown by farm owners on premises.

New London County 

  • Country Corners Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, beans, blackberries, blueberries, cucumbers, grapes, pumpkins, raspberries, summer squash, winter squash, tomatoes, other vegetables, Other fruit or veg, prepicked produce, picnic area
    288 Brewster Road, Griswold, CT 06351. Phone: (860)376-2259. Email us at: blaizer53@netzero.net. Directions: From the South I-395 to exit 85, turn right on to Rt 164; go until you see River Edge Golf Course on the right, then take the next left, which is Brewster Road; follow it until it ends; you are here! From the North, take I-395 south to exit 85; go straight through the first light and turn left at the next light onto Rt 164, then follow the directions above to River Ridge Golf Course. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October, November. Open: Monday to Friday 9-6, Saturday 9-7, Sunday 12-6.  Apples starting in July Thru Oct. note: no PYO on the apples or pears due to the large size of the Trees, Retail only, Pumpkins late Sept thru Oct., Other summer Veggies as they come in. We are certified organic for some crops. Payment: Cash, only. We are USDA Certified Organic and Certified Naturally Grown. T
  • Holmberg Orchards - pumpkins, fruit, vegetables, flowers
    12 Orchard Drive, Rte. 12, Gales Ferry, CT 06335. Phone: (860) 464-7107. Email: holmorch@aol.com. PYO apples, pears, raspberries, pumpkins, cut flowers.  Call for seasonal hours.  Farm Market open daily 9 am to 6 pm year-round, featuring our native fruits, vegetables, cider, pies, flowers, plants & seasonal items. 
  • Maple Lane Farm and Market - pumpkins, fruit
    57 N.W. Corner Road, Preston, CT 06365. Phone: (860) 887-8855 (24 hour info)  Fax: (860) 887-3087. Maple Lane Farms offers PYO raspberries, currants, apples, pumpkins, Christmas trees. Our Farm Market is open 8 am to 6 pm, 7 days,  April - December. 
  • R-Farm,LLC - pumpkins, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, prepicked produce, gift shop, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides
    353 Tobacco Street, Lebanon, CT 06249. Phone: (860)303-2366. Email us at: krisley@comcast.net. Directions: Route 66 in Columbia, turn at flashing light (Pine Street) in Columbia and take a left at next two stop signs. Watch for farm on the right. Route 87 in Lebanon, turn onto Tobacco Street by Uncle D's Cabin. Farm on left at other end of road. Route 207 in Lebanon, turn onto Clubhouse Road. At stop sign turn left onto Tobacco Street - farm on left. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Daily, 9:00 - Dark, the cornmaze and hayrides are open on Sat. and Sun. 9-6 and also on weekdays by appt. only.  Payment: Cash, Check. We also specialize in hard shelled, dried gourds - great for crafts! We welcome group activities
  • Raspberry Junction Maze - corn maze - UPDATE October 6, 2006: Rasberry Junction was shut down & is now a fishing/ store
    417 Norwich-Westerly Road, Route 2, North Stonington, CT 06359.
  • Scott's Yankee Farmer - pumpkins, fruit
    436 Boston Post Road (Rte. 1), East Lyme, CT 06333. Phone: (860) 739-5209. Farm stand open year round, 7 days, 9 am to 5:30 pm.  Maple pumpkins, jams, honey, pies, apple cider. PYO strawberries about June 10th.  Blueberries in July & August.  Apples in September and October.  Pumpkins in October. Homemade donuts weekends in the Fall.  

Tolland County 

  • Gardens at Bassetts Bridge Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, restrooms
    552 Bassetts Bridge Rd, Mansfield Center, CT 06250. Phone: 860-455-0545. Fax: 860-455-0545. Directions: from UConn in Storrs, Route 195 toward Willimantic, Take Bassetts Bridge Road, past T & B Motors; at the boat ramp go 1 mile to the farm, on the right; there is a sign at the entrance. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Friday, Saturday and Sunday every week until October 30th. Pumpkins are available from September 1 through Oct 30 Hay rides Sept 15 thru Oct 30 We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
  • Johnny Appleseed's Farm - Pumpkins, wagon rides, apples
    Rte. 83 & 13 Schoolhouse Road, Ellington, CT 06029. Phone: (860) 875-1000. PYO peaches & apples from easy-to-reach dwarf trees. Free tractor rides on weekends. PYO pumpkins in the Fall. Fruits & vegetables also available at our stands on Rte 83 in Ellington & Tolland on Rte 195, just south of I-84. Along with the hundreds of pumpkins available at our stands, we also offer u-pick pumpkins at our patch, usually located in our apple orchard. U-pick pumpkins usually start in late September and go until Halloween. All of our u-pick locations offer a great view and fun for the whole family. We offer free tractor rides on the weekends and all containers are provided. The orchards are handicap accessible.
  • Merrow Corn Maze - corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides
    3 Merrow Road, Storrs-Mansfield, CT 06268. Phone: 860-805-FARM. Email us at: ckueffner@sbcglobal.net. Directions: Merrow Maze is visible from route 32 and is between routes 195 and 44. Enter from Merrow Road,off route 32, 1 mile south of 195. Click here for a map to our farm. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Saturday, Sun., and Holidays 12-5. September 3 to October 30. Groups may reserve other times and days. Merrow Maze is a 4-acre educational corn maze near the University of Connecticut and our 2005 Theme is "Clean Energy." It's a great time for families, a blast with friends, or a fun date. Payment: Cash, only. Moonlight maze visits and tractor-driven hayrides by arrangement.
  • Maynards Farm - pumpkins
    337 Riley Mountain Road , Coventry , CT, 06238. Phone: 860-742-6590 . Email us at: info@maynardfarmsinc.com . Maynard Farms Florist and Farm Market 2nd location that is open year round on Route 44 in Coventry, call 860-742-0289. Maynard Farms is a family owned and operated retail greenhouse establishment Coventry, Connecticut. they carry over 2000 varieties of annual, perennial, vegetable, tree and shrub items. Maynard Farms also has a Florist and Farm Market.
  • Pell Farm - PYO strawberries & ready-picked, pumpkins, hayrides, corn & hay maze and petting zoo
    96 Kibbe Grove Road, Somers, CT  06071. Phone: (860) 749-3582. Fax: (860) 749-6619.
    Open: June & early July, 8 am - 8 pm daily. PYO pumpkins in October with hayrides, corn & hay maze and petting zoo. School groups by appointment.  Cut your own Christmas Tree in December.
  • Pumpkin Paul's Farm - pumpkins, strawberries
    Route 195, Tolland/Coventry Line, Storrs, CT 06268. Phone: (860) 429-6962. Email: pumpkinpaul@sbcglobal.net. U-Pick and ready-picked strawberries in clean, each to pick fields - early June thru early July.  Top quality pumpkins, U-Pick or from the pile, late September thru October 31.  Please call our information line at (860) 429-8449. 
  • Rock Maple Farm - UPDATE September 28, 2006 - The farm has been sold and is no longer active
    5 Moulton Hill Road, Stafford, CT  06076. Phone: (860)684-4040.   Email: rockmaplefarm1@aol.com  Grows approximately 10 acres of pumpkins and other fall products such  as gourds, Indian corn (regular and mini) corn stalks and winter squash. Visitors to the farm can purchase pumpkins in the sales area where produce is stocked daily for your convenience. Hayrides are available at the farm year round, but on SUNDAYS during Pumpkin Days they run continuously ,between 1am and 4pm..We also have Our Gift Shop "THE HEN HOUSE" which  is full of hand made goodies,to help with  your fall decorating ..and the animals .  The farm is also open for pumpkin sales during weekdays between the hours of 8 noon until dark, while supplies last. . Hayrides are available only by appointment during weekdays..
  • Wright's Orchard and Dried Flower Farm - raspberries, apples, pumpkins, vegetables, flowers
    271 South River Road, Tolland, CT 06084. Phone: (860) 872-1665. PYO raspberries, apples, pumpkins, mums and dried flowers. Open Aug 1 - December 24, Thurs. - Tues. from  1 pm - 5:30 pm. Closed Wed. Visit our 19th century basket and flower barn.

Windham County

  • Buell's Orchard - pumpkins, apples, vegetables, flowers
    108 Crystal Pond Road, Eastford, CT 06242. Phone: (860) 974-1150  Fax: (860) 974-2305. PYO apples, pumpkins.  Annual Fall Festival Ė Columbus Day weekend.  New Peach Festival --3rd Saturday of August!  
  • Creamery Brook Bison - PYO pumpkins, hayrides, bison meat
    19 Purvis Road, Brooklyn, CT  06234. Phone: (860) 779-0837. Email: creamerybrookbison@sbcglobal.net. Open: weekdays 2pm-6pm, Saturdays 10 am to 4pm. October group hayrides by reservation. School groups welcomed! Bison meat and pork available all year.
  • Lapsley Orchard - pumpkins, fruit, vegetables
    403 Orchard Hill Road, Rte 169, Pomfret Center, CT 06259. Phone: (860) 928-9186. Retail stand set on a 200-acre farm. Our orchards grow 50 kinds of apples, and pears. Our own cider available. Our gardens grow everything possible for the area. 
  • Palazzi Orchard - pumpkins, apples, Peaches, vegetables, flowers, raspberries and grapes, hayrides
    1393 North Road, East Killingly, CT 06243. Phone: (860) 774-4363. Bring your family to one of Connecticut's highest hills. Spectacular four state view. 20 varieties of PYO apples. Open: 7 days all Fall, daily 9:30am to 5:30pm.   Free weekend hayrides. Peaches in Aug.
  • Shashok's Orchard - Pumpkins, apples, peaches
    Route 6, Chaplin, CT 06235. Phone: (860) 455-0297. PYO apples, pumpkins.  Free hayrides September - October.  Farm store open daily.  Fruit, vegetables, cider, cut and dried flowers, floral arrangements. 
  • Woodstock Orchards LLC - pumpkins, apples, vegetables
    494 Rte. 169, P.O. Box 113, Woodstock, CT 06281-0113. Phone: (860) 928-2225. Email: woodstockorchards@snet.net PYO blueberries July 15 to September 1.  PYO apples September 2 thru October 19.  Retail Farm Stand open Aug. 1 thru May, 9 am to 6 pm every day with our own apples, vegetables, pumpkins and our fresh sweet apple cider along with honey, maple syrup, jams, jellies and Vermont cheese.
  • Wright's Mill Farm - pumpkins
    Canterbury, CT. Hayrides weekends in October. See the website for more information!

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