Pumpkin Patches in the GTA
Nothing says fall (or Halloween) quite like a pumpkin. When these festive gourds start appearing on front stoops and in windows across the Greater Toronto Area, you know autumn has arrived. This year, skip the grocery store pumpkins and take a day trip to one of GTA's pumpkin patches, where you're sure to run into more fall fun, including barnyard animals, tractor rides, hay and corn mazes, and more!
Where to find the perfect pumpkin in the Greater Toronto Area...
122 Ashworth Road, Mount Albert, ON - 905-473-3920
Pick-your-own pumpkins starts end of September untill the end of October. You can also find pumpkins at the farm market for those who prefer not to pick. While there, don't miss the Brooks Farms Fall Fun Festival. The farm's harvest celebrations are packed with fun seasonal activities for kids, including a Pumpkin Cannon Show, farm animals, Sue Wee Pig Races, a corn maze and much more. More info
Forsythe Family Farms
1025 Cragg Road, Uxbridge, ON - 905-887-1087
Pick-your-own is available in October. Forsythe Family Farms has plenty of pumpkins now available! You will find a few different varieties: Fairtytale white pumpkins, Munchkins, Jack-Be-Littles, and of course your traditional pumpkin. The Harvest Festival takes place on weekends until the end of October with lots of festive fun. Enjoy a Barnyard Adventure playground, see the farm animals, get lost in a 2 acre corn maze, enjoy a Funky Pumpkin activity, play train and tractor, and more! More info
Pumpkinfest Richmond Hill
Richmond Green Sports Centre
1300 Elgin Mills Rd East, Richmond Hill, ON - 416-249-4000
If you’re looking for something fun to do in Richmond Hill Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Richmond Hill Pumpkinfest has something for all ages. Guests are welcomed to enjoy all things Autumn. In addition to amusement, attractions and entertainment, the event will feature a large pumpkin patch. Open on Thanksgiving weekend only from October 6 to 8. More info
35 Carl Hall Road, Toronto, ON - 416-249-4000
Pumpkinfest is back for 2018! Toronto Pumpkinfest is back at Downsview Park for three days of Thanksgiving weekend fun. If you’re looking for something fun to do in Toronto Thanksgiving weekend, this is it! Pumpkinfest Toronto has something for all ages. Fall is here and that means beautiful colours, pumpkin spiced everything and best of all, pumpkinfest! Carnival, Rides, Contests, Food Trucks, a Pumpkin Patch and more. More info
More pumpkin patches to explore...
14800 Innis Lake Road, Caledon, ON
Andrews Scenic Acres
9365 10th Sideroad, Milton/Halton Hills, ON
Downey's Strawberry and Apple Farm
13707 Heart Lake Road, Caledon, ON
Stonehaven Farm Market and Pick Your Own
7388 Guelph Line R.R.#3, Campbellville, ON
Note: Whittamore's Farm is now closed.
Looking for more? Visit www.harvestontario.com.