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Pumpkin Picking on Long Island

Updated: Sep 26, 2022

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!

Atlantic Nursery & Garden Shop

250 Atlantic Ave.

Freeport, NY 11520

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

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

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

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.

Albert H. Schmitt Family Farms

6 Bagatelle Road

Dix Hills, NY 11746

(631) 549-FARM

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.


Hours: Call for hours

Other Activities: Farmstand, tractor and horse hay rides, corn maze

Lenny Bruno Farms

740 Wading River Road

Manorville, NY 11949

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

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

Info: People can look for pumpkins in their acre a half farm.

Hours: Call for hours

Other Activities: Hayrides, farm stand selling mums, sweet peppers, corn and gourds

Organics Today Farm

169 Washington St.

East Islip, NY 11730

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.

Other Activities: Tractor rides, farm stand, concessions, hay bales, mum and scarecrows

Pantaleons Farm

445 NY-25A

East Setauket, NY 11733

Info: Local farmstand that offers the best quality in plants to decorate your home so that it can look spectacular.

Other Activities: Pumpkin picking, hayrides, kids playground area and much more

Schmitt Farms

26 Pinelawn Road

Melville, NY 11747

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.

Other Activities: Corn maze, playground, inflatables, hay rides, farm animals, pony rides, haunted mansion walkthrough.

Waterdrinker Family Farm & Garden

663 Wading River Road

Manorville, NY

Info: Not only does the farm offer seasonal activities, all year round it offers gardening help.

Other Activities: Haunted corn maze, farm animals, hayrides, roasted corn

White Post Farms

250 Old Country Road

Melville, NY

Info: People can browse through White Post Farms’ large pumpkin patch for the perfect pumpkin.

Other Activities: Animal farm, 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

Info: Long Islanders will find large and small pumpkins from the nursery’s five acre farm.

Other Activities: Haunted tunnel, balloon bounce houses, gold mining, scarecrow making, market, face painting and balloon artist.

Gabrielsen’s Country Plant Farm

200 Herricks Lane

Jamesport, NY 11947

Info: The Jamesport farm’s new Herricks Lane location boasts a 1 ½ acre pumpkin field, which features traditional and specialty pumpkins and gourds.

Other Activities: hayrides, 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

Greenland Family Farms

17155 Middle Road

Cutchogue, NY 11935

Info: People can search for pumpkins in Greenland Family Farms fields and the farm special pricing for all one person can carry.

Other Activities: Halloween field filled with hundreds of seasonal decorations, including Dracula, ghosts and Frankenstein. Also available are hay rides and a farm stand.

Harbes Family Farm

Multiple Locations

Info: With three locations, including Riverhead, Mattituck and Jamesport, Harbes Family Farm has acres of farmland full of pumpkins and gourds.

Other Activities: corn maze, pony rides, tractor rides, 15-minute singing hayrides, apple picking, concessions,

Helen’s Pumpkin Farm

987 Union Ave.

Riverhead, NY 11901

Info: The 20-acre Riverhead farm offers more than 30 varieties of pumpkins and gourds.

Hours: Call for hours

Other Activities: corn maze, live entertainment, picnic area, horse-drawn hay rides, farmers market

Krupski’s Farm

38030 Route 25

Peconic, NY 11958

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.

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

Info: This East End farm has 26-acres of U-Pick pumpkins. 

Other Activities: Corn maze, hayrides, bounce house, face painting, country store, flower house

Fairview Farm

19 Horsemill Lane

Bridgehampton, NY 11932

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.

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

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.

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

Info: Besides being known for their apples, Seven Ponds Orchard offers a wide selection of pumpkin and season gourds.

Other Activities: hayrides, apple picking, wooden toy land, tractor rides, farm market

The Milk Pail

1346 Montauk Highway

Water Mill, NY 11976

Info: There are more than 55 varieties of pumpkins and gourds are available.

Other Activities: marketplace, live entertainment


Fink's County Farm – Wading River

Lewin Farms – Wading River

Brightwaters Farms – Bay Shore


May's Farm – Wading River

Organics Today Farm – East Islip

White Post Farms – Melville

Woodside Nursery & Garden Center – North Patchogue

Hank's PumpkinTown – Water Mill

Fairview Farm – Bridgehampton

Harbes Family Farm — Jamesport, Mattituck, and Riverhead

 Stakey's Pumpkin Farm – Aquebogue

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