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Pumpkin Picking on Long Island

Updated: Oct 2, 2021


Autumn is the season after summer, when leaves fall from trees. It's also the season when the days get shorter and colder, and everything turns brown and drab, but people like it anyway, probably for the pumpkins!


*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.


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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Info: The Nassau County farm has pumpkin patches for Long Islanders to browse.

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.

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 nursey brings fall fun to Long Islanders and large pumpkin patches to look through.

Other Activities: Petting zoo, children’s corn maze, gem mining, pumpkin painting, spooky walk through, mums, cornstalks and hay bales.


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.

Hours: Call for hours

Other Activities: Hayrides, animal train ride, pumpkin bouncy house, firetruck slide, haunted maze, duck races, trikes and games play area. There is a marketplace and concessions offering cornstalks, roasted corn, fresh baked pies, apple cider, 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.

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.

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.


Borella’s Farm Stand

485 Edgewood Ave.

St. James, NY 11780

(631) 862-7330

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Info: The farm has eight acres of pumpkins for Long Islanders to look through.

Other Activities: Hayrides, corn maze, face painting, live DJ entertainment, inflatable rides, candied apples, cow train, water duck races, milk the cow, conk the crow, corn cannon, spider suppertime, concession


Brightwaters Farms

1624 Manatuck Blvd.

Bay Shore, NY 11706

(631) 665-5411

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Info: Families can search for the perfect pumpkin in Brightwaters Farms’ 3-acres field.

Dates: Call for 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)


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.

Other Activities: Hayrides and children 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 been delivered fall fun to Long Islanders with their 3-acres U-Pick pumpkin fields and various seasonal activities.

Other Activities: Corn maze, hayrides, animal farm, bounce house, character appearances, pig races, playground area, face painting, pony rides, corn cannon, pumpkin slingshot, kiddie train, farm stand


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.

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

Website 

Hours: Call for hours

Other Activities: Farmstand, 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.

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.

Other Activities: 5-acres newly-designed corn maze, farm stand


May’s Farm Stand

6361 NY-25A

Wading River, NY 11792