Guide: Where to go pumpkin picking on Long Island


Looking to go pumpkin picking this fall season? Check out some of the locations on Long Island. Please check with the location before heading out as dates and times are subject to change. 
*Note: Locations may have adjusted hours and COVID-19 safety requirements and guidelines.

NASSAU COUNTY

Atlantic Nursery & Garden Shop
250 Atlantic Ave.
Freeport, NY 11520
(516) 378-7357
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Info: Located near the Nautical Mile, Atlantic Nursery & Garden Shop has been family-owned and operated since 1929 and boasts and a wide selection of pumpkins to pick. 
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Other Activities: Farm animals and petting zoo, hay and mini corn maze, tire crawl, haunted hide-away, build your own scarecrow, fall harvest and decorative market, festive cutout scene, children scavenger hunt, pumpkin painting and face painting.
Crossroads Farm at Grossmann’s
480 Hempstead Ave.
Malverne, NY 11565
(516) 881-7900
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Hours: Farm stand hours: Wednesday 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Friday 3 p.m. - 6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Farmer's market hours: Saturdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Other Activities: Farm stand
Hicks Nurseries
100 Jericho Turnpike
Westbury, NY 11590
(516)-334-0066
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Info: After meeting Otto the Ghost, people can search Hicks’ large pumpkin patch for the perfect pumpkin.
Hours: Open daily 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Fall festivities run from Sept. 18-Oct. 31
Other Activities: Hayrides, pictures with Otto the Ghost, animated children’ story, petting zoo, children’s workshops, concessions
The Dee’s Nursery & Florist
69 Atlantic Ave.
Oceanside, NY 11572
(516) 678-3535
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Info: The Oceanside nursery brings fall fun to Long Islanders and large pumpkin patches to look through.
Hours: Every weekend beginning Sept. 18 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. until Oct. 30.
Other Activities: Petting zoo, pony rides, gem and fossil mining, pumpkin painting, spooky walk through, roasted corn.

SUFFOLK COUNTY

Albert H. Schmitt Family Farms
6 Bagatelle Road
Dix Hills, NY 11746
(631) 549-FARM
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Info: The 1-acre pumpkin pitch is packed with pumpkins from the farm’s patches in the back.
Dates: Saturdays & Sundays beginning late Sept. until Oct. 31. from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Other Activities: Hayrides, animal train ride, duck races, There is a marketplace and concessions offering roasted corn, fresh baked pies, apple cider, apple cider donuts, homemade candy apples and mums.
Andrew Family Farm and Greenhouse
1038 Sound Ave.
Wading River, NY 11792
(631) 929-5963
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Info: There are a variety of pumpkins at the 3-acres patch, which features pumpkins cut off the vine and trucked in from their other locations.
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Other Activities: Farm stand offering baked goods, straw bales, corn stalks, vegetable and fall flowers.
The BBGG Farm & Nursery
625 North Country Road
St. James, NY 11780
(631) 862-9182
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Info: There is 5-acres pumpkin patch full of pumpkins grown at the farm and nearby farms.
Hours: Daily 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Other Activities: Concession stand offering hot cider and roasted corn
Benner’s Farm
56 Gnarled Hollow Road
Setauket, NY 11733
(631) 689-8172
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Info: People can look for their favorite gourds through the farm’s half acre plot of pumpkins.
Hours: Call for hours
Other Activities: Hayrides, live music, farm stand, cider making, farm animals. The farm hosts different activities every weekend.
Brightwaters Farms
1624 Manatuck Blvd.
Bay Shore, NY 11706
(631) 665-5411
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Info: Families can search for the perfect pumpkin at Brightwaters Farms.
Hours: Call for daily hours.
Other Activities: Hayrides, farm playground, live entertainment, face painting, cartoon characters, animal viewing, magician show, rubber ducky race, strong man challenge, pumpkin pitch bean bag toss, farm pit stop challenge and concessions (Available Weekends & Columbus Day) Note: Weekday admission is free; Weekends and Columbus Day are a $10 admission per person.
Elwood Pumpkin Farm
1500 East Jericho Turnpike
Huntington, NY
(631) 368-8626
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Info: One of Suffolk County’s western most farms, Elwood Pumpkin Farm boasts 11-acres of white pumpkins, speckled swan gourds.
Hours: Opening weekend Sept. 18 & 19 - 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Weekend hours starting Sept. 25 - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Weekday hours from Oct. 1-31 - 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Other Activities: Wagon rides and children’s corn maze
Fink’s Country Farm
6242 Middle Country Road
Wading River, NY 11792
(631) 886-2272
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Info: For over 50 years, Fink’s Country Farm has delivered fall fun to Long Islanders with their 3-acres U-Pick pumpkin fields and various seasonal activities.
Hours: Barnyard open weekdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fall Festival activities run from Sept. 11-Oct. 31 on weekends and Columbus Day from 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Other Activities:Animal feed, Character Appearances, Corn Cannon, Mining Station, Pony Rides,, Pumpkin Slingshot, Kiddie Train, Roasted corn, U-Pick Pumpkins-on-the-vine, Food & Beverage, Barnyard, Human Hamster Wheel, Combine Slide, Calf Roping, Tricycles, Play areas, Jump Pillow. Live music. Weekend fall festival fee includes unlimited hayrides and corn maze access.
Glover Farms
633 Victory Ave.
Brookhaven, NY 11719
(631) 286-7876
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Info: Long Islanders can pick the perfect pumpkin in Glover’s 15-acre U-Pick field.
Hours: Weekdays, 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Weekends & Columbus Day, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Other Activities: 10-acre corn maze, farm animals, learn about farm equipment, farm stand
Helen’s Greenhouses & Flower Farms
999 Union Ave.
Riverhead
(631) 722-8449
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Hours: Call for hours
Other Activities: Farm stand, tractor and horse hay rides, corn maze
Lenny Bruno Farms
740 Wading River Road
Manorville, NY 11949
(631) 591-3592
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Info: Lenny Bruno Farms boats 8-acres of pumpkins in their U-Pick farm.
Hours: Open every day seasonally from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Other Activities: corn maze, apple cider, baked pies, roasted corn, hay bales, mum and Halloween décor. Bounce house and petting zoo (Weekends Only)
Lewin Farms
812 Sound Ave.
Calverton, NY 11933
(631) 929-4327
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Info: Lewin Farms is currently in its fourth generation of providing Long Islanders acres of fresh produces, pumpkins and gourds. People can look for pumpkins in their 60-acre field.
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Other Activities: 5-acres newly-designed corn maze, farm stand
May’s Farm Stand
6361 NY-25A
Wading River, NY 11792
(631) 929-6654
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Info: People can look for pumpkins in their acre and a half farm.
Dates: Now – Oct. 31, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Other Activities: On select weekends, pony rides are available for children, along with face paint, and pumpkin decorating. Hayrides, farm stand selling mums, sweet peppers, corn and gourds are also available.
Niegocki's Farm
604 Mount Sinai Coram Road
Mount Sinai, NY 11766
Stan@Niegockifarms.com
Tricia@Niegockifarms.com
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Info: Niegocki Farms is a farm stand selling organically grown produce and pasture raised meats. Farm also offers educational programs for children.
Hours
: Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Organics Today Farm
169 Washington St.
East Islip, NY 11730
(631) 480-6497
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Info: The quaint organic farm is known for their heirloom tomatoes and vegetables. During the fall, the Long Islanders look for pumpkins in their 3-acre fields.
Dates: Sept. 26 – Oct. 31, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Other Activities: Tractor rides, farm stand, concessions, hay bales, mum and scarecrows
Pantaleons Farm
445 NY-25A
East Setauket, NY 11733
(631) 608-8331
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Info: Local farm stand that offers the best quality in plants to decorate your home so that it can look spectacular.
Hours: Daily, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Other Activities: Pumpkin picking, hayrides, kids playground area and much more
Schmitt Farms
26 Pinelawn Road
Melville, NY 11747
(631) 271-3276
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Info: For over 50 years, Schmitt Farm’s hosts the annual fall festival every weekend leading up to Halloween. During the festivities, people can look through the large selection of pumpkin in their U-Pick patch.
Dates: Sept. 18 - Oct. 31; Weekends & Columbus Day from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Weekdays from 12 p.m.-5 p.m.
Other Activities: Corn maze, playground, inflatables, hay rides, farm animals, pony rides, haunted mansion walkthrough. Note: There is a fee for admission.
Waterdrinker Family Farm & Garden
663 Wading River Road
Manorville, NY
(631) 878-8653
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Info: Not only does the farm offer seasonal activities, all year round it offers gardening help.
Hours: Call for seasonal hours.
Other Activities: Haunted corn maze, farm animals, hayrides, roasted corn
White Post Farms
250 Old Country Road
Melville, NY
(631) 351-9373
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Info: People can browse through White Post Farms’ large pumpkin patch for the perfect pumpkin.
Dates: Now – Oct. 31, Weekends & Columbus Day, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Other Activities: Animal farm, sing-a-long hayrides, exotic bird show, variety show, magic show, canine show, hayrides, bounce houses, pumpkin painting, pony rides and concessions
Woodside Nursery and Garden Center
134 East Woodside Ave.
North Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 758-1491
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Info: Long Islanders will find large and small pumpkins from the nursery’s five acre farm.
Dates: Sept. 26– Oct. 31, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Other Activities: Haunted tunnel, balloon bounce houses, gold mining, scarecrow making, market, face painting and balloon artist.

NORTH FORK

Gabrielsen’s Country Plant Farm
200 Herricks Lane
Jamesport, NY 11947
(631) 722-3259
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Info: The Jamesport farm’s Herricks Lane location boasts a 1 ½ acre pumpkin field, which features traditional and specialty pumpkins and gourds.
Hours: Daily from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Other Activities: Hay rides, train rides, characters – Pumpkin Princess and Scarecrow, bouncy houses, corn crib, kiddie maze, farm animals, giant pumpkin, giant games area, restoration school house, old fashioned church, picnic area, pedal tractors, live music, farm stand.
Harbes Family Farm
Multiple Locations
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Info: With three locations, including Riverhead, Mattituck and Jamesport, Harbes Family Farm has acres of farmland full of pumpkins and gourds.
Dates: Mattituck family farm beginning Sept. 18 - weekdays from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; weekends/holidays from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Jamesport location opens Sept. 11 - weekends/holidays only from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Riverhead orchard opens Sept. 11 - weekends/holidays only from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Other Activities: Corn maze, pony rides, tractor rides, 15-minute singing hay rides, apple picking, concessions.
Krupski’s Farm
38030 Route 25
Peconic, NY 11958
(631) 734-7841
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Info: Krupski’s Farm boasts more than 50 acres of farmland spanning three fields. Long Islanders can walk through their 1.5-acres U-Pick field.
Dates: Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday-Sunday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Other Activities: Hayrides, haunted barn, haunted corn maze, hay vales, farm stand offering seasonal vegetables (Weekends Only)
Stakey’s Pumpkin Farm
270 West Lane
Aquebogue, NY 11931
(631) 722-3467
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Info: This East End farm has 26-acres of U-Pick pumpkins. 
Dates: Open Sept. 18 - Oct. 30; Weekdays, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Weekends & Holidays, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m
Other Activities: Corn maze, hayrides, bounce house, face painting, country store, flower house

SOUTH FORK

Fairview Farm
19 Horsemill Lane
Bridgehampton, NY 11932
(631) 537-6154
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Info: The South Fork farm offers a variety of fruits and vegetables, but Long Islanders can browse the farm’s pumpkin patch for the perfect pumpkin.
Dates: Friday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Other Activities: 8-acre corn maze stretching nearly two miles, farm stand, corn cannon, tractor tires full of corn
Hank’s Pumpkintown
240 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY 11976
(631) 726-4667
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Info: Hank’s Pumpkin has over 420 acres of crops spread throughout its South Fork location and 48 of those acres are dedicated to pumpkins. From small to extra-large pumpkins on the vine, this farm will be the place to find the perfect pumpkin.
Dates: Open Sept. 11 & 12 at 9:30 a.m.; Closed Sept. 13-15; reopens Sept. 16 from 9:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m.
Other Activities: Wooden playground, farm stand and concessions. Weekends only & select weekdays – corn maze, narrated hayrides, family corn trains, jump pads, duck races, slides, pedal cart race, calf milking, pig races, treasure hunt maze, Hank’s corn head.
Seven Ponds Orchard
65 7 Ponds Road
Water Mill, NY 11976
(631) 726-8015
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Info: Besides being known for their apples, Seven Ponds Orchard offers a wide selection of pumpkin and season gourds.
Dates: Call for hours.
Other Activities: Hay rides, apple picking, wooden toy land, tractor rides, farm market
The Milk Pail
1346 Montauk Highway
Water Mill, NY 11976
(631) 537-2565
Website
Info: There are more than 55 varieties of pumpkins and gourds are available.
Dates: Sept. 4 – Oct. 31, Friday – Sunday & Holidays, 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Other Activities: Marketplace, live entertainment
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