Pumpkin pie, pumpkin lattes, pumpkin seeds, pumpkin spiced EVERYTHING, oh my! That can only mean one thing, fall is here!
Now that fall is in full swing, there’s no better way to get into the festive fall spirit than picking out the perfect pumpkin. Sure, you could pick one up from your local grocery store, but what’s the fun in that?
To help prepare you for both October and Halloween, and have a little fun while you’re at it, check out these pumpkin patches and farms in York Durham Headwaters.
Nestled into the countryside just north of Courtice, this historic farm offers lots of fun for the whole family. Young and old alike delight in of fall activities, which include a corn maze, farm animals, a straw jump, a story reading room, a photo station, scarecrow making, face painting and pony rides.
Pingle’s Farm Market has been in operation for over 31 years! Whether you live in the city or nearby, it is worth the drive to our farm, Pingles offer family-friendly entertainment. A farm visit is a great way to teach children about nutrition and the benefits of eating locally-grown produce.
For over a decade, Brooks Farms hosts an awesome Fall Fun Festival that gets bigger and better every year. Come out and enjoy the beautiful autumn season Brooks Farms style! Fall Fun Festival runs weekends beginning September 5th and ends November 1st.
Fall is a great time to visit the farm. The air is cool and crisp; the colours in nature are glorious. Forsythe farm is open daily in October with lots of good food and lots of family fun. Pick your own pumpkins from the fields or in the Pumpkin Corral. There’s Lot’s to choose from.
The Rose Family Farm has a wide variety of things to offer such as potatoes which are sold all year round, U-pick and We-pick strawberries and raspberries in season (the end of June – mid July) as well as pumpkins and corn in the fall (the end of September through October).
With lots of fun and thousands of pumpkins to choose from along with activities for the kiddos like the farmyard fun & play area and corn mazes. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
The bright orange pumpkins at Albion Orchards mean autumn and each is an exclamation point in the parade of fall colours in Caledon. Roasted pumpkin seeds are common snacks out here, and during this time of year it seems like every meal ends with pumpkin pie.
Enjoy a stroll through the pumpkin patch and corn maze and don’t forget to pick up a sweet treat in their country bakery.
Keep in mind that due to COVID-19 precautions, some of the activities may not be fully available, as well, you may need to purchase tickets online – make sure you check the locations website for more information to ensure a safe visit for all.