Best Places for Pumpkin Picking Maryland – when October hits and it will soon be Halloween, then what can be more fun that going to pick your own pumpkin? Have a look at our great list of pumpkin patches in MD.
It’s a good idea to contact the pumpkin patch you want to visit to make sure they have plenty of pumpkins before you set out.
15604 Sugarland Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837
Homestead Farm offer many different fruits for pick-your-own. The season starts in mid-June with tart cherries, then continues in late June with blueberries. Their peach season usually starts in early-July and goes into late-August and they grow both yellow and white peaches. Different varieties ripen at different times in the season.
Thornless blackberry season usually starts in early/mid-July and goes into mid/late August. Apple picking from late-August into late- October. Finally you can pick pumpkins from late September until Halloween.
They also have a petting zoo and sell local honey.
22222 Davis Mill Rd, Germantown, MD 20876
At Butler’s Farm, in addition to the fantastic variety of fruit and veg available to pick and purchase, there are a load of activities to enjoy with the whole family.
“Visit the Holiday Open House at the Butler’s Orchard Farm Park! Visit our Farm Animals, take a Hayride, play on our Slides and Playground, and roast S’mores at our Bonfires! No admission cost, no reservations necessary, just come on out and enjoy!
The Farmer’s Porch, located in our Farm Park has an array of small bites, sandwiches, pizzas and more! Chef Jay has created dishes for everyone in the family alongside a rotation of seasonal offerings that take advantage of fresh picked fruits and vegetables.
Butler’s Farm run an annual Pumpkin Festival that includes:
- Admission to Pick Your Own Pumpkins
- Hilltop Hop Jump Pads
- Jump in the Hayloft
- Visit Barnyard Buddies
- Twisted Corn Maze
- Live Music
- Play in the Corn Box
- Straw Maze
- Swoop down the Giant Slides
- Corn Hole Games
- Pedal Tractors
10051 Worton Rd, Chestertown, MD 21620
In addition to picking strawberries, at Lockbriar Farms you can also have a family day of fun at the farm and treat yourselves to their homemade ice cream!
“Family owned and operated since 1993, Lockbriar Farms is committed to bringing you the freshest, local products around. We are Kent County’s premier U-Pick fruits and vegetable farm located in Chestertown, MD.
Join us daily during the season for U-Pick fun, homemade ice cream, and outdoor adventure!”
Here you can pick strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, blueberries and pumpkins. You can also pick your own flowers and choose from:
- bachelor button
1015 Baugher Road, Westminster, Maryland 21158
“Come to Westminster and visit Baugher’s at our two locations for an exciting day in the country with home cooked food and fun activities for everyone in your family! Plan a fun day toPick Your Own Fresh Fruit from our orchards. We grow strawberries, cherries, peaches, plums, nectarines, apples and pumpkins for our u-pick customers.
Wagon rides to the fields. The market has picnic tables, playgrounds, and restrooms for your convenience.
Baugher’s Petting Zoo started collecting & exhibiting animals around 1987. The animals are generally farm livestock, such as lambs, goats, donkey, chickens, rabbits, pigs, turkeys and guinea hens.”
12850 Shlagel Rd, Waldorf, MD 20601
Shlagel Farms has been operating within the same family for over one hundred years. The strawberries at Shlagel Farms are very popular and everyone is invited to spend a day in the sunshine picking their own! In addition to strawberry picking, there is also a children’s play area, a farmers market, a hay wagon ride and much more !
“We are conventional growers. We use no till planting whenever possible to reduce the disturbance and loss of the soil. We use Integrated Pest Management strategies to reduce the use of pesticides. Russ and Karl have their Private Pesticide Applicators License which involves testing and continuing education for renewal. When a crop protectant is necessary Farmer Russ will always use an organic approved product as his first line of defence. Its imperative that we protect our pollinators!”
Autumn Fun sees a pumpkin patch, hayrides, a petting zoo, straw maze, baby chick holding and a large sand pile with diggers.”
3212 Snake Ln, Churchville, MD 21028
There is so much more on offer at Lohr’s Orchard than just pick you own. Be sire to check out the shop and taste the fresh pressed cider while you are there!
“Located in Harford County, Maryland, Lohr’s Orchard is a family owned and operated farm. Come visit us and enjoy family fun, fresh produce, fresh baked pies, locally, fresh pressed cider (when in season) and other locally sourced items!
During the fruit and vegetable season, Lohr’s has both a “pick-your-own” and a retail farm stand operation. Our retail store is open daily July through January. Our farm stand is open daily during our October fall events.”
Pick your own fruits include strawberries, peaches, cherries, pumpkins and apples.
5594 Norrisville Rd, White Hall, MD 21161
Shaw Farm Orchards history goes back an amazing seven generations.
“Shaw Orchards has become more diverse in recent years, offering the latest and most exciting varieties of apples and peaches. We have also added several other fruits, like raspberries and blackberries. In addition to high quality fruit, we also offer a full line of custom-made jams, jellies, salad dressings, and dessert mixes. One visit to our roadside market and you will be sure to appreciate our commitment to quality. Once the original orchard packing house, the market now welcomes customers to its doors, offering them quality produce and friendly service.
Shaw Orchards – celebrating a heritage of home-grown country goodness!”
As well as strawberries, Shaw Orchards have cherries, blueberries, peaches, apples. nectarines, plums, raspberries, melons, pumpkins, and natural honey.
See our round up post of some of the best pumpkin patches near me and the best farms in Maryland.