It’s that time of year again! Pumpkin spice lattes and corn mazes galore. The Pittsburgh area offers a variety of options for pumpkins, hay rides, corn mazes and all-around family fun. Please enjoy the list below of our area attractions.
Located about 45 minutes north in Portersville, Cheeseman offers hayrides to the pumpkin patch, farm animals to pet, a hay maze, and haunted hayrides to the Fright Farm. Known for being a ‘scary’ option, it’s be great for older kids/teens. Cheeseman Pumpkin Festival activities are weekends only, while the Cheeseman Fright Farm is open Saturdays & Sundays, plus select Thursdays and Fridays. Admission is free. Activities priced separately.
Harvest Valley Farms
Harvest Valley is a smaller, family-run farm in Gibsonia. They offer scenic hayrides to the pumpkin patch, a cornstalk maze, farm animals and concessions. Weekends in October, the Harvest Valley Farms Fall Festival offers pumpkin bowling, pumpkin carving and live country music. Admission is free. Activities priced separately.
Hozak Farms is actually a family run Christmas Tree Farm that also sets up shop for fall with a Pumpkin Patch. Hozak is located in Clinton, PA, near the Pittsburgh airport. The Hozak Farms Fall Festival offers scenic hayrides, pumpkin picking, pumpkin painting, pony rides, face painting, musical entertainment and refreshments on weekends in October. Admission is free. Activities priced separately.
Iron Mill Farmstead
Iron Mill is located in New Wilmington (about an hour north of Pittsburgh) and is known for having an amazing corn maze each year (this year’s theme is “Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown”). In addition to the maze, they offer activities including pumpkin bowling, a giant bounce pillow, pig races, apple slingshots and more. Day passes (which includes most activities and the maze) are $12.95
Janoski’s Farm & Greenhouse
Janoski’s is a greenhouse, farm market and bakery open year-round and is also located in Clinton, near the airport. Every fall, they add Janoski’s Pumpkinland on October weekends, with hayrides to the pumpkin patch, pick your own pumpkins, a corn maze, pumpkin painting, fall concessions and a petting zoo. Admission $6 per person
Renshaw Farms is another smaller, family-run farm, located north east of the city off Route 28, in Freeport, PA. Their Pumpkinfest offers a corn beach, corn maze, animal farm and hayrides to the pumpkin patch. The corn cannon is especially entertaining. Admission is $7/person
Shenot is another family-run farm in Wexford. Shenot has over 100 acres dedicated solely to fruits and vegetables. In the fall they also offer free hayrides to the pumpkin patch to pick out your pumpkins. They also offer a Haunted Expedition after dark on the weekends. Admission is free. Activities priced separately.
Beginning the last week of September and running through the month of October, they hold Schramm Farms Fall Fest activities include play hay, a cornstalk maze, cornstalk tunnel, pony rides, hay rides and fall food and refreshments. Schramms is located in Harrison City, about 40 minutes east of Pittsburgh. Admission is free, activities priced separately.
Located in the south hills, in McMurray, Simmons Farm offers hayrides to the pumpkin patch where you can pick your own pumpkins or try out the 2 or 4 acre corn mazes. They also have a petting zoo and pick your own apples. Fall Weekends at Simmons Farm include food, rubber duck races, balloons, fiddle music, pony rides, pumpkin carving, apple sling shot and more. Wristband price $11.50-14.50
Soergel Farms in Wexford is one of the biggest fall festivals around. Soergel’s hosts Fall Festival Weekends including apples festivals and pumpkin festivals. Other festival weekend activities include hay rides, pony rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, face painting, corn stalk maze, straw tunnel, pick-your-own pumpkins, balloon chase, the duck pond, and lots of great food and fun! Admission is free, activities priced separately.
Springhouse Farms is located south of Pittsburgh, in Eighty Four, PA . They offer tractor rides to the pumpkin patch during their Great Pumpkin Festival every weekend. Guests at the festival will enjoy hay bale climbing, pipe slides, corn maze, pumpkin bowling and more. Price for the festival is $8-10/person
Located about a half an hour south of Pittsburgh, Trax Farms is also one of the bigger festivals in the region. On the weekends, the Trax Farms Fall Harvest Festival offers scenic hayrides, food booths, pony rides, a cornfield maze, and kids activities. Admission is free. Activities priced separately
Triple B Farms
Triple B Farms is also located about a half an hour south of Pittsburgh. The Triple B Fall Pumpkin Festival, includes a fun Storybook Pumpkinland, hay rides, a romping rope maize, and the Big Blue Boo Barn. Wristbands are $13 adults/$8 children
Map of Festivals
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