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Pumpkins, corn mazes on Long Island

Wolfgang pumpkin picking at Harbes Family Farm in

Wolfgang pumpkin picking at Harbes Family Farm in Mattituck. Credit: Gabrielle Bebbino North Babylon

After a hot summer, fall fun awaits Long Island families. Greet the season with hayrides, corn mazes, and most importantly, perfect pumpkins picked at these patches. 

ALBERT H. SCHMITT FAMILY FARMS, 6 Bagatelle Rd., Dix Hills, 631-549-3276, schmittsfamilyfarms.com. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Oct. Fall festival (free) every weekend with U-pick pumpkins, pies, candy apples, hot cider, apples, Holy Schmitt’s horseradish, hayrides, animal train rides, duck races, pumpkin bounce house, John Deere trike play area; fall decorations, plants and mums.

ANDREWS FAMILY FARM AND GREENHOUSES, 1038 Sound Ave., Wading River, 631-929-5963, andrewsfamilyfarm.com. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, Sun. til 5 p.m. through late Oct. Reopens the weekend before Thanksgiving, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sat.-Tue. Reopens again weekend after Thanksgiving daily through mid-Dec. U-pick pumpkins through Oct. (by the pound, call for pricing) and specialty gourds, straw bales, cornstalks, pies, vegetables, mums, fall ornamental plants, apples and Montauk daisies, roasted corn on weekends.

BB & GG FARM & NURSERY, 625 N. Country Rd., St. James, 631-862-9182. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends until Oct. 31 and Columbus Day. U-pick pumpkins, corn maze (fee), hayrides (fee), roasted corn, gourds, ornamental plants.

BORELLA’S FARM STAND, 485 Edgewood Ave., across from Whisper Vineyards, St. James, 631-862-7330, borellasfarmstand.com. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. through Halloween. U-pick pumpkins, hayrides, roasted corn, corn maze, live music and inflatable bounce houses. Fall Festival 11 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends and Columbus Day (fee). 

BRIGHTWATERS FARMS & NURSERY, 1624 Manatuck Blvd., Bay Shore, brightwatersfarms.com, 631-665-5411. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Oct. 27. U-pick pumpkins. Fall Harvest Festival with hayrides (pay-one-price) through Oct. 27, weather permitting.

ELWOOD PUMPKIN FARM, 1500 E. Jericho Tpke., Huntington, elwoodpumpkinfarm.com, 631-368-8626. Hours 3-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. through Oct. 31 and Columbus Day. Corn maze: $5, kid-friendly maze (150 feet by 150 feet). A 10-minute educational wagon hayride ($6, $4 ages 2-10) around the farm. U-pick pumpkins: average $5-$20 (priced by size); white and orange pumpkins, gourds and ornamentals.

F & W SCHMITT FARMS, 26 Pinelawn Rd., Melville, 631-271-3276, schmittfarms.com. Hours 10-5 p.m. daily, through Oct. 27, haunted corn trail and haunted mansion 7 p.m.-midnight Fri.-Sat. and 7-11 p.m. Sun. U-pick pumpkins and vegetables. Fall festival 7-acre corn maze, petting zoo, farm stand, playground, inflatables (call for fees); wagon ride around farm (free), 10 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends through Oct. 27 and Columbus Day (daytime only).

FAIRVIEW FARM, 19 Horsemill Lane, Bridgehampton, 631-537-6154, fairviewfarmatmecox.com. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily, closed Tue. Farm stand with fall vegetables, pies, roasted corn, popcorn, ribbon fries, cider and pumpkin doughnuts. Also 69 Horsemill Lane. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sun. through Nov. 10. U-pick pumpkins (79 cents a pound), corn maze on 8 acres. $12, $10 ages 4-11, free 3 and younger.

FINK’S COUNTRY FARM, 6242 Middle Country Rd., Wading River, 631-886-2272, finksfarm.com. Hours Farmstand: open daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends. Fall festival 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends only through Oct. 27, and Columbus Day, features animal farm, corn maze (additional fee), hayride, bounce houses, pig races, playground, live music (noon-4 p.m.) and U-pick pumpkins (additional fee), $17 ages 3-16, $15 ages 17 and up, $12 ages 65 and older, $11 military/law enforcement/fire, free 2 and younger. Flashlight corn maze bring a flashlight, 7:30-10 p.m. Oct. 26, $13, free 2 and younger. Concession stand; cornstalks, mums, produce, straw bales and holiday decorations.

GABRIELSEN’S COUNTRY FARM, 200 Herricks Lane, Jamesport, gabrielsenscountryfarm.com, 631-722-3259. Hours 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m. daily through Dec. 24. Fall festival through the end of Oct. Train, hayrides, corn crib, games, Kiddie Maze, farm animals, pedal tractors, and more; live music on weekends only ($9.95 pay-one-price weekends and holidays, $5 weekdays). U-pick pumpkins, picnic area, mums, Montauk daisies, ornamental cabbage and kale, roasted corn, candy apples and more.

GARDEN OF EVE, 4558 Sound Ave., Riverhead, 631-722-8777, gardenofevefarm.com. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily until Oct. 31. U-pick pumpkins from the vine, fun field activities includes hayrides (fee). Picnic area, farm animals, snack bar and farm stand with fall vegetables, mums, corn stalks and fall decorations. Octoberfest 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 19-20, free admission. Craft Brewery on site, open noon on weekends, free tastings.

GLOVER FARMS, 633 Victory Ave., Brookhaven, gloverfarmsbrookhaven.com, 631-286-7876, 631-332-2012. Hours 2-6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends through Oct. and Columbus Day. U-pick pumpkins, corn maze (fee), hayrides (fee) and children’s activities. Picnic area, farm animals, snack bar and farm stand with vegetables, mums, cornstalks, decorations.

HANK’S PUMPKINTOWN, 240 Montauk Hwy., Water Mill, 631-726-4667, hankspumpkintown.com. Hours 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. through Oct. 31. U-pick pumpkins (call for prices), gourds, cornstalks, straw bales, Indian corn, mums, Montauk daisies, decorations; 7-acre maze park (fee) open weekends and Columbus Day.

HARBES FAMILY FARM AND VINEYARD, 715 Sound Ave., Mattituck, 631-298-0800; Wine-tasting barn: 631-298-9463, harbesfamilyfarm.com. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. U-pick pumpkins sold by the pound, hayride (fee) and two corn mazes (fee). Mums, gourds, farm stand with roasted corn. No pets or outside food. Fall festival 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends through Oct. 27. Wine-tasting barn open weekends through Nov. 17 and Nov. 22-23.

HARBES FARM IN JAMESPORT, 1223 Main Rd., Jamesport, 631-722-2022, harbesfamilyfarm.com. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Oct. 27, and Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Columbus Day. Fall festival 9 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends to Oct. 27. U-pick pumpkins, live music, children’s activities, hayrides (fee), corn maze (fee), wine tasting and more. No pets or outside food.

HARBES ORCHARD, 5698 Sound Ave., Riverhead, 631-369-1111 or 631-298-0800, harbesorchard.com. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. through Oct. 27 and Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Columbus Day. Robin Hood corn maze, (fee) with live actors, and hayride (fee). Spooky corn maze, 7-9:30 p.m. Sat. through Oct. 26 and Sun. Oct. 13, must have flashlight or buy one at stand. U-pick pumpkins sold by the pound, mums, gourds, wine tasting. Cafe offers seasonal favorites.

KRUPSKI’S FARM, 38030 Rte. 25, Peconic, 631-734-7841. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Halloween. Farm-fresh produce, U-pick pumpkins in Oct. (by the pound); school tours welcome. Fall activities (fees), weekends only in Oct., including hayrides, corn maze (staffed with actors) til 5 p.m., and haunted barn.

LENNY BRUNO FARMS, 740 Wading River Rd. (corner of LIE Exit 69S and Wading River Road), Manorville, 631-591-3592, lennybrunofarms.com. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Fri.-Sun. through Thanksgiving. U-pick pumpkins sold by the pound. A 4-acre corn maze (fee), bounce house and petting zoo (weekends only, fee), farm stand with vegetables, roasted corn, mums, gourds, cornstalks, hay bales.

LEWIN FARMS, 812 Sound Ave., Calverton, 631-929-4327, lewinfarm.com. Hours Farm stand: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. daily, closed Tue. U-pick: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekends and holidays, call for availability and hours. U-pick pumpkins from the vine through late Oct. (call for hours). Also available specialty gourds, squash, straw bales, corn stalks and roasted corn. U-pick tomatoes, peppers and eggplant. Nearly 5-acre corn maze: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekends and holidays through late Oct., weather permitting.

MAY’S FARM STAND, 6361 Route 25A, Wading River, 631-929-6654, maysfarmny.com. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Oct. Call for Nov. hours. U-pick pumpkins; mums and other fall plants available. Fall festival (weekends only) with hayrides (fee), 2-acre corn maze (fee), roasted corn, pies, music and costumed characters. Reopens after Thanksgiving.

ROTTKAMP’S FOX HOLLOW FARM, 2287 Sound Ave., Calverton, 631-727-1786. Hours Farm stand: 9 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Mon.-Tue. and Fri., closed Wed.-Thur., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Sun. through Oct. 31 and Columbus Day. U-pick pumpkins; corn maze (call for fee), both are weather permitting, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Columbus Day and weekends through Oct. 31. Children’s play area.

SCHMITT’S FARM COUNTRY FRESH, Main Road, Laurel, schmittsfarmcountryfresh.com, 631-298-1991. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Nov. 1, but call. U-pick pumpkins and 5-acre corn maze (call for fee), farm stand with fresh fruits, vegetables, pies, roasted corn, mums and gourds.

SEVEN PONDS ORCHARD, 65 Seven Ponds Rd., Water Mill, 631-726-8015, nwsdy.li/7ponds. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Thanksgiving. U-pick pumpkins, “Finger Find” corn maze and hayride with music and narration. Also cow train and pedal cars.

STAKEY’S PUMPKIN FARM, 270 West Lane, Aquebogue, 631-722-3467, stakeyspumpkinfarm.com. Hours Noon-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. and Columbus Day through Oct. 30. U-pick pumpkins from the vine on 26 acres (priced by the pound or all you can carry); 3-acre corn maze and hayrides (fee), Scooby Doo bounce house ($2). Country store, mums, cabbage, kale, cornstalks. Rubber duck race (free) on weekends; Face painting weekends in Oct. and Columbus Day, $10 full, $7 partial. Snack shack, roasted corn shack, homemade apple cider doughnuts.

THE MILK PAIL, 50 Horsemill Lane, Water Mill, 631-537-2565, milk-pail.com. Hours 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Fri.-Sun. through Oct. U-pick apples and pumpkins; squash and gourds for sale.

WATERDRINKER FAMILY FARM AND GARDEN, 663 Wading River Rd., corner of Wading River Road and South Street, Manorville, 631-878-8653, water-drinker.com. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. through Oct. U-pick pumpkins, hayrides, corn maze, plants and mums, farmstand with roasted corn, pies.

W. ZILNICKI PUMPKINS, 3280 Sound Ave., Riverhead, 631-727-0408. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekends through Oct. 28. U-pick pumpkins, straw bales and cornstalks.

WHITE POST FARMS, 250 Old Country Rd., Melville, 631-351-9373, whitepostfarms.com. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekends through Oct. 28 and Columbus Day. U-pick pumpkins, hayrides and shows, animal farm, bird aviary, monkey barn and inflatable slides. Admission $25; last ticket sold at 4 p.m.

WICKHAM’S FRUIT FARM, 28700 Rte. 25, Cutchogue, 631-734-6441, wickhamsfruitfarm.com. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat., closed Sun. U-pick pumpkins through Oct., U-pick apples; farm stand; picnic area.

WINDY ACRES FARM, 3810 Middle Country Rd., Calverton, 631-727-4554, nwsdy.li/wacres. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. U-pick pumpkins, gourds, straw bales, cornstalks, candy apples and mums. Fees for corn maze, pony rides and hayride.