Picking your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch is one of the best parts of Fall. Here in Monmouth County, we are lucky to have several awesome pumpkin farms where you can find your own Jack o’ Lantern candidate. Here are some of the best farms for pumpkin picking in Monmouth County. Remember to call before you plan your trip, weather and crop conditions could change available hours and options.
Located in Manalapan, Red Wagon Farm Market has many Fall related activities like tractor-pulled wagon rides and pony rides. You can choose from over one hundred different varieties of pumpkins available to either pick from the field or at the market stands. Check the website for dates and hours.
Holmdel is home to Antonio Casola Farms and Greenhouse where you can enjoy haunted hayrides, corn mazes and even a sunflower maze. Pick your own pumpkin from the fields or choose one at the shop. Try a fried s’more before you leave!
Picking pumpkins is indeed something you can do at Battlefield Orchards located in Freehold, but while you’re at it, why not pick some apples too? Battlefield has thirteen different kinds of apples, and most are available to pick through October.
Located in Cream Ridge, Bullock Farms is home to over one hundred acres of beautiful farmland. After enjoying a twenty-five minute hayride, you can pick your own pumpkins, gourds and ornamental squash from the fields.
Along with hayrides, corn mazes and a hay barrel pyramid, you can also pick your own pumpkins in the pumpkin patch at Dearborn Market in Holmdel. The kids have fun in the petting zoo and get their faces painted while you enjoy some freshly baked apple cider donuts.
There are so many options when it comes to pumpkin picking in Monmouth County; you’ll have a blast with your family at any of these great destinations.