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Samantha Murphy, 4, and her brother Joseph, 11, (Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Samantha Murphy, 4, and her brother Joseph, 11, of Yaphank and Matthew Decatur, 4, of Blue Point, enjoy the opening day of the White Post Farms Fall Festival in Melville. Their favorite things? The big pumpkins, bouncy houses, and the pig show. (Sept. 24, 2011)

LI kids have fun at White Post Farms fall fest

Despite the overcast day, opening weekend of the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville kicked off to a great start. Kids and parents enjoyed the petting zoo, bouncy houses, pumpkin patch and more.

What were kids' favorite things at the festival? Find out what they had to say.

WHEN/WHERE 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (stay until 6 p.m.), every weekend through Oct. 30, White Post Farms, 250 Old Country Rd., Melville.

INFO 631-351-9373, whitepostfarms.com

ADMISSION $14.27 (look for discount coupons at whitepostfarms.com)

--Jennifer Berger

Opening weekend at the White Post Farms Fall
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Opening weekend at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville, which runs every weekend through the end of October. Among things visitors can find is a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch and hayrides. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Marissa Mammana, 4, of Lake Grove, enjoyed the
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Marissa Mammana, 4, of Lake Grove, enjoyed the pony rides and feeding the animals at the petting zoo, during the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Jessica and Joe Brantuk of Garden City and
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Jessica and Joe Brantuk of Garden City and two of their three children -- Ellie, 3, and Grace, 2 --strike a pose with a ghoul, or two, during the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville. A sister, Sadie, wasn't in the photo. Ellie and Grace's favorite things at the festival included jumping in the bouncy houses and the pony rides. (Sept. 24, 2011)

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Opening weekend at the White Post Farms Fall
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Opening weekend at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville, which runs every weekend through the end of October. Among other things, visitors can find a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch, hayrides and shows. (Sept. 24, 2011)

It was Genesis Castro's first time at the
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

It was Genesis Castro's first time at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville."I loved feeding the animal milk at the petting zoo," she said. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Khia Smith, 9, and her brother Sean, 5,
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Khia Smith, 9, and her brother Sean, 5, of East Moriches, enjoyed grilled corn on-the-cob at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville. Khia enjoyed a magic show and even went on stage! (Sept. 24, 2011)

Cavan McBrien, 4, and Evelyn, 2, of North
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Cavan McBrien, 4, and Evelyn, 2, of North Bellmore enjoyed feeding the animals at the petting zoo at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville. "We had so much fun on the bouncy slides and the playground," Cavan said. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Opening weekend at the White Post Farms Fall
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Opening weekend at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville, which runs every weekend through the end of October. Here are two pigs in a petting zoo. (Sept. 24, 2011)

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Lital Rimboim, 6, of Plainview, said she enjoyed
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Lital Rimboim, 6, of Plainview, said she enjoyed the Birdie Landing, a new feature at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville. "I loved having the birds fly around me," she said. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Opening weekend at the White Post Farms Fall
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Opening weekend at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville, which runs every weekend through the end of October. Among other activities, visitors can find a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch, hayrides and shows. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Amaya Reid, 4, and her brother DJ, 2,
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Amaya Reid, 4, and her brother DJ, 2, of New York City, attended the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville for the first time. The bouncy houses, pony rides and pig shows topped their list of fun activities. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Henry Strecker, 6, of Glen Cove, said he
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Henry Strecker, 6, of Glen Cove, said he enjoys feeding the animals at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville. "I like animals a lot," he said. (Sept. 24, 2011)

(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

"Feeding the goats milk out of a bottle is my favorite thing," said Hallie Strecker, 7, of Glen Cove. "They didn't have this last year, and I'm amazed they'll chew on the bottle for so long." (Sept. 24, 2011)

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Maggie Berger, 6 months, of Oceanside sizes up
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Maggie Berger, 6 months, of Oceanside sizes up a pumpkin during her first visit to the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Julie and Seth Millman, of Oceanside, visited the
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Julie and Seth Millman, of Oceanside, visited the White Post Farms Fall Festival in Melville for the first time, with their 5-month-old daughter, Emerson. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Rebecca Levin, of Plainview, celebrated her fourth birthday
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Rebecca Levin, of Plainview, celebrated her fourth birthday at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville. She said her favorite activity was the pony rides. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Samantha Murphy, 4, and her brother Joseph, 11,
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Samantha Murphy, 4, and her brother Joseph, 11, of Yaphank and Matthew Decatur, 4, of Blue Point, enjoy the opening day of the White Post Farms Fall Festival in Melville. Their favorite things? The big pumpkins, bouncy houses, and the pig show. (Sept. 24, 2011)

Bouncy houses and slides top the list of
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Bouncy houses and slides top the list of young visitors' favorite activities at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville. (Sept. 24, 2011)

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Opening weekend at the White Post Farms Fall
(Credit: Jennifer Berger)

Opening weekend at the White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival in Melville, which runs every weekend through the end of October. Among the activities, visitors can find a petting zoo, a pumpkin patch, hayrides and shows. (Sept 24, 2011)

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