Find out where to go pumpkin picking on Long Island. Our guide includes pumpkin patches and farms throughout the area that offer pick-your-own pumpkins in the fall, plus fun autumn activities like hayrides, haunted houses for Halloween, corn mazes, and cider pressing.
Farmers are predicting pumpkin shortages this year due to damage done by Hurricane Irene, so make sure to hit the pumpkin patch early in the season for the best pickin'! We recommend calling ahead to confirm availability.
Albert H. Schmitt Family Farms
6 Bagatelle Road, Dix Hills
Pick your own pumpkins through October. Hayrides and haunted maze on weekends. Fall decorations for sale. Open 9am-6pm daily.
56 Gnarled Hollow Road, East Setauket
Pick your own pumpkins through October, weekends only 12-4pm. Hayrides (including the Haunted Hayride), Big Swing, and farm animals. Admission: $6; $5 children (includes corn and hayrides).
Borellas Farm Stand
485 Edgewood Avenue, Saint James
U-pick pumpkins every weekend in October. Hayrides, snacks, corn maze, live music, and other activities. Farm stand with homegrown fruits and vegetables. Free parking. Admission: $10, free children under 3. Open 9am-6pm daily.
Brightwaters Farms & Nursery
1624 Manatuck Boulevard, Bay Shore
U-pick pumpkins through October. Hayrides, inflatable rides, store with novelty decorations, apples, candy apples, and full concession stand. Open 9am-5pm daily.
F & W Schmitt's Family Farm
26 Pinelawn Road, Melville
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-5pm daily. Free hayrides. Corn maze with admission. Weekend and Columbus Day activities include inflatable rides and food concessions.
69 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton (GPS: 69 Horsemill Road, Watermill)
Pick-your-own pumpkins, gourds, and squash through the first week of November. Eight-acre corn maze. Open Thursday-Sunday and Columbus Day 10am-6pm. Admission: $10; $8 children 11 and under; free children 3 and under.
Grammas Flower Cottage
2891 Montauk Highway, Brookhaven
U-pick pumpkins through October. Plants, perennials, shrubs, and trees available. Open 9am-6pm daily.
Greenland Family Farms
17155 County Road 48, Cutchogue
Pumpkin picking on weekends in October. Hayrides available. Fall decorations, trees, bushes, and perennials for sale. Open 9am-5pm daily.
Harbes Family Farm's Middle Earth Pumpkin Farm
5698 Sound Avenue, Riverhead
U-pick pumpkins every weekend through November 1. Hayrides, corn maze, pony rides, farm animals, snacks, fall decorations, restrooms, and more. Open 9am-6pm.
240 Montauk Highway, Watermill
U-pick pumpkins and apples through October. Corn mazes, wagon rides, tractor rides, pedal cart race track, and more. Admission: $10. Open weekends and holidays 9:30am-6pm.
Krupski's Vegetable & Pumpkin Farm
38030 Route 25, Peconic
631-734-6847 or 631-734-7841
U-pick pumpkins through October. Farm-fresh produce for sale. Open Monday-Thursday 9am-6pm and Friday-Sunday 9am-7pm.
812 Sound Avenue, Calverton
Pick your own pumpkins through October. Open 9am-5pm daily (closed Tuesdays).
Stakey's Pumpkin Farm
270 West Lane, Aquebogue
Pick your own pumpkins through October. Hayrides, corn maze, bounce house, face painting, pony rides. greenhouse, country store, and Snack Shack with roasted corn. Open Monday-Friday 12-5pm; weekends and Columbus Day 9am-6pm. Open weekdays for schools and other groups 9am-5pm.
The Milk Pail Farm & Orchard
50 Horsemill Lane, Water Mill
U-pick pumpkins and apples through October. Open Friday-Sunday and holidays 10am-5:30pm.
White Post Farms
250 Old Country Road, Melville
U-pick pumpkins through October 25. Fall festival weekends through the end of October include live entertainment, hayrides, pony rides, games, and more; 10am-4pm and $14 admission per person. Open weekdays 10am-4pm, no admission.
Woodside Nursery & Garden Center Inc.
134 E Woodside Avenue, Patchogue
Pick your own pumpkins through October, 9am-6pm daily. Haunted tunnel, face painting, scarecrow making, balloon bounce, and "Octobercation" activities (fee per activity; no admission price). Birthday parties and field trips available.
Also see: Our full guide to pick-your-own pumpkin farms in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut