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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.