Best Pumpkin Patches Near DC

Best Pumpkin Patches Near DC

 

stacked pumpkins up close with clear blue skies in the background

 

It’s that time of year! Which means you’re probably looking for a pumpkin patch to take the kiddos. Well, look no more! The team at Jennifer Young Homes has put together a list of the best pumpkin patches near DC as well as some honorable mentions.

Let’s get to it!

 

Best Pumpkin Patches near DC – Maryland

 

friendly scarecrow

Friendly scarecrow welcoming you into the market area at Queen Anne Farm. Photo by Yelp user Mei C

 

huge pumpkin house

Queen Anne Farm’s famous pumpkin house. Photo by Yelp user Mei C

 

boo sign near a field of sunflowers at Queen Anne Farm

Boo! Photo by Yelp user Mei C

Queen Anne Farm

 

Where: 18102 Central Ave, Mitchellville, MD 20716

Dates Open: now through October 31st 

Hours of Operation: Weekdays – 10AM to 5PM; Weekends – 10AM to 6PM

Admission: $5 per vehicle

Features: Free with admission – Ride around the farm on a tractor-pulled hay wagon, zeroing in on the pumpkin patch. Plus, Queen Anne Farm’s famous Pumpkin House

 

Find more info on queenannefarm.com

 

 

Butler’s Orchard Market. Photo courtesy of Butler’s Orchard via Facebook page

 

close up shot of a festival ticket for Butler's Orchard

Ticket to Butler’s Orchard’s Pumpkin Festival. Photo courtesy of Butler’s Orchard via Facebook page

 

stack of apple cider doughnuts in front of 3 gallons of local apple cider vinegar

Stack of fresh apple cider doughnuts and local apple cider vinegar at Butler’s Orchard. Photo courtesy of Butler’s Orchard via Yelp page

Butler’s Orchard

 

Where: 22222 Davis Mill Road, Germantown, MD 20876

Dates Open: now through October 31st 

Hours of Operation: Pick your own pumpkins open daily 9AM – 6PM

  • Pumpkin Festival hours:
      • Wednesday – Friday: 1PM to 6PM (last entry 4:30 PM)
      • Saturday – Sunday: 9AM to 6PM (last entry 4:30 PM)

Admission: 

  • Pick your own pumpkins:
      • Weekdays – FREE
      • Weekends –  $3 online or $5 at the gate
  • Pumpkin Festival (tickets purchased separately):
      • Weekdays – $10 online or $12 at the gate
      • Weekends – $15 online or $17 at the gate
      • Weekend ad-ons – pumpkin cannon @ $4/shot, $6 pony rides (10:30 am – 4:30 pm), $4 and up face paintings

FREE for children under 2

Features: Free with admission – hayrides, hilltop hop jump pads, hayloft, Barnyard Buddies, twisted corn maze, live music*, playground, spiderweb, corn box, straw maze, giant slides, corn hole, pedal tractors, food for purchase, including BBQ and kettle corn (*available on weekends only). Plus, pumpkins for purchase @ $0.69/lb.

 

Note from the business: “Making a reservation ahead of time is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED. We sell out most weekend days and are not allowing walk ins unless there is ticket availability. You will not be admitted if we are sold out.”

 

Purchase tickets & find more info on butlersorchard.com

 

 

Pumpkin chunkin’ station at Montpelier Farms. Photo by Yelp user Penny N

Montpelier Farms

 

Where: 1720 Crain Hwy, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Dates Open: September 18th – November 7th

Hours of Operation – Fall Festival:

    • Tuesday – Thursday: 10AM – 6PM (weekday play days Oct ONLY; last admission sold at 5PM)
    • Friday: 5PM – 11PM (Oct ONLY; last admission sold at 9PM)
    • Saturday: Oct – 9AM – 11PM (last admission sold at 9PM); Nov – 10AM – 9PM (last admission sold at 9PM)
    • Sunday: Oct – 9AM – 7PM (last admission sold at 5PM); Nov – 10AM – 6PM (last admission sold at 4PM)

**Pumpkin Patch closes at 10:00 pm on Friday’s and Saturday’s and 7:00 pm on Sunday’s. No need to purchase Admission to the Fall Festival if you are just visiting our Pumpkin Patch to make a pumpkin purchase.    

Admission:

  • Weekday – $8 admission + $0.99 processing fee
  • Weekend – $12 admission + $0.99 processing fee
  • Add ons – $1 animal feed, $2 duck races, $2 pumpkin pad, $3 slingshot pumpkin chunkin*, $6 paint a pumpkin, $7 mining mania

Features: Free with general admission – 7 acre corn maze*, hay rides, farm animal petting zoo, pedal karts, rope maze, hay & play, Sandy Square*, kids corral*, cub corral, roping range, hill slides, penalty paddock, pumpkin bowling, puzzle mania, barnyard basketball, and a public bonfire* (*closes at dark). Plus, pumpkins for sale @ $3.00 for pumpkins 5 lbs. and under; all others – $.60/lb

 

Purchase tickets & find more info on montpelierfarms.com

 

 

huge pumpkin wagon

Pumpkin Wagon at Homestead Farm

Homestead Farms

 

Where: 15604 Sugarland Road, Poolesville, Maryland 20837

Dates Open: September 25th – November 7th

Hours of Operation: Daily 9AM – 5PM, rain or shine

Admission: $2 per person; FREE for children under 1 

Features: Pick your own pumpkins ($0.65/lb), pick your own apples – Aztec Fuji, Enterprise, and Cameo ($1.99/lb), complimentary apple picking bags provided (or bring your own), scenic hayrides (Saturdays & Sundays 10AM-4PM)

 

Find more info on homestead-farm.net

 

Other pumpkin patches in Maryland include:

 

Best Pumpkin Patches near DC – Virginia

 

man posing with carved pumpkin at pumpkin patch

Local, Doug John, pictured above with a carved pumpkin at Zabriskie Chapel – Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill’s Pumpkin Patch. Photo courtesy of church via Facebook page

Zabriskie Chapel – Immanuel Church-on-the-Hill

 

Where: 3606 Seminary Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22304

Dates Open: Now through October 31st

Hours of Operation: Weekdays – 12P – 6PM; weekends – 10AM – 6PM

Admission: FREE 

Features: Closest on the list to DC, pumpkins for sale starting @ $1 and go up based on size; also for sale are beautiful gourds, delicious homemade soups and baked goods, and Fall/Halloween-themed crafts.

 

Find more info on immanuel-on-the-hill.com

 

 

close up shot of a cow

Whitehall Farm’s mascot, Henry! Photo by Yelp user Jeff W

 

Whitehall Farms 

 

Where: 12523 Popes Head Rd, Clifton, VA 20124

Dates Open: October 2nd – October 31st (WEEKENDS ONLY)

Hours of Operation: 10AM – 4PM

Admission:

    • $12 per person 
    • $10 for military and groups of 10 or more
    • FREE for children under 3

Features: Free with admission – meet the chickens, pigs, and cows, yard games, including corn hole, water pong, kan jam, moon bounce, nature trail, wagon ride, wide open field to tire out the kiddos! 

 

Purchase tickets & find more info on Eventbrite 

 

view from the top of a huge slide, overlooking the farm below

“Top of the world” at Cox Farms. Photo by Yelp user Andrea M

 

tractor ride

Tractor ride at Cox Farms

Stonehenge replica at Cox Farms

“Foamhenge” at Cox Farms. Photo by Yelp user Ruth D

 

Cox Farms

Where: 15621 Braddock Rd, Centreville, VA 20120

Dates Open: September 25th – November 7th

Hours of Operation: 10AM – 6PM (5PM in November; last entry is one hour before closing)

    • After Hours “Field of Fears”: 7:30PM-11PM every Friday and Saturday night (tickets purchased separately; last entry 10PM; plus bonus Sunday nights 10/10 and 10/31)

Admission: Tickets from $7 – $20 depending on the day; plus, special offers, including last call tickets and senior Tuesdays 

    • Field of Fears: tickets from $20 – $35 depending on the day (Field of Fears tickets ONLY available online)

Features: Free with admission – giant slides, hayrides, farm animals & their babies, corny Cornundrum cornfield adventure, Imaginature trail, rope swings, kiddie zone, goat village, straw tunnels, themed play areas, live entertainment, local apples & fresh cider, “Foamhenge,” and a patch pumpkin to take home! 

 

Purchase tickets & find more info on coxfarms.com

 

 

overview of 10-acre corn maze, carved out with a picture of Sonic & with the wording "Wayside Farm Fun" 30 Years

Overview of the 10-acre, Sonic-themed corn maze at Wayside Farm. Photo courtesy of business via Facebook page

 

entrance to corn maze with sign that reads "enter phase 1"

Entrance to the corn maze at Wayside Farm

Wayside Farm

 

Where: 5273 Harry Byrd Hwy, Berryville, VA 22611

Dates Open: October 15th – 18th, 22nd – 25th, 29th – 1st, and November 5th -7th

Hours of Operation: 10AM – 6PM, Friday – Monday

Admission:

    • Weekdays – $12/person
    • Weekends – $14/person
    • FREE for children 2 & under 

Features: Pumpkin patch with pumpkins for sale; free with admission – corn maze, pig races, goat walk, farm animals, pumpkin playhouse, farm slides, kid’s play yard with roping, pedal tractor racing, and corn cribs, pumpkin smashing, hayrides, duck races, farm game boards, hay mountain, jumping pillow, and the barnyard ball zone; food for purchase along with general store 

 

Purchase tickets & find more info on waysidefarmfun.com

 

Other pumpkin patches in Virginia include: 

 

Happy Pumpkin Picking!

 

We hope you were able to find the perfect pumpkin patch for you and your family! And as always, if you have any questions, feel free to reach out! We’re always happy to help!

Happy pumpkin picking!

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