RICHMOND, Va. — We compiled a list of the pumpkin patches around the area, so you can find your favorite. There is no better way to revel in fall than to acquire a big orange fruit that can be used for decoration or consumption.
Sept. 24 to Oct. 31
A tractor takes you to the field to pick pumpkins. There is also a Boo House, hay maze, tractor rides, donut shop (weekends) and gift shop.
Cost: Pumpkins run $3 to $20. All you can carry for $20. Free hayrides.
Open: Weekday 1 to 6 p.m. (starting Oct. 6) and Saturday and Sundays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Last hayride at 5 p.m. on weekdays and 4 p.m. on weekends.
12607 Old Ridge Road, Hanover
Phone: (804) 227-3601
Oct. 1 to Oct. 31
Get your pumpkins at this nursery, in addition to all your seasonal decoratives (straw bales, mums, kales, pansies, evergreens). Hayrides available on weekends. Walk out on the weekdays, with a wagon for hauling (if there has been a lot of rain, call first for field conditions).
Cost: Pumpkins are 49 cents/pound. All you can carry, from the field for $20.
Open: Mon – Fri: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sat: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.. Sunday: Noon- 5 p.m.
11374 Ashcake Road, Ashland
Phone: (804) 798-2280
Open weekends, through Nov. 8
Lots of family fun and an old-time farm experience. Every weekend in October there are hayrides out to the field to choose your own pumpkin, tour the corn maze, check out the farm animals and face or pumpkin painting.
Create a scarecrow $8/if you bring your own clothes or $16/without. There will be sunset hayrides the last two weekends in October.
Cost: $6 per person between the ages of 2 and 62, or use the family rate $15 or $10 per military family. Fee includes all farm activities. Pumpkins prices range from $2 – $18.
Open: Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
155 Belmont Ln, North, VA in Mathews County
Phone: (804) 725-6612
Open now – Oct. 30
Free tractor rides to the pumpkin patch, every 15 minutes. Plenty of kid’s activities (some for a small fee) like train rides, hay bale maze, face painting, pony rides and moon bounce.
Cost: Free entry, fee for some children’s activities. Get a Pumpkin Fun Card for $20. Pumpkins are .59 cent per pound. The maximum price for any pumpkin will be $49.99.
Open: Wed., Thursday, Friday 2 to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2100 Ruffin Mill Road, South Chesterfield
Open weekends until Oct. 30
Tons of activities, games and animals for the kids, including corn maze, paintball, corn cannons and hayrides. Fright Night is a fan favorite, and starts Sept. 30. Food onsite to enjoy. Admission/parking is free, some activities cost extra.
Cost: Pumpkins priced per 49 cents/pound.Activities pricing ranges from free to the $18.99 “Super Activity Pass.” See website for complete details.
Open: Saturday/Sunday 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
26002 Pear Orchard Road, Moseley
Weekends in Oct.
Pumpkins and pumpkin decorating, farm animals, and activities. Tractor rides through the Haunted Forest just $2.
Cost: Free to enter. Charge per pound.
Hours: Pumpkin Patch is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends.
501 Courthouse Road, N. Chesterfield
Open daily through Oct. 31
Check out this spot for an “on the farm” family experience that comes with lots of seasonal activities like spooky house tours, straw bale maze, hayrides and lots of pumpkins. There are also corn shocks, mums, straw bales and other seasonal items for sale in addition to pumpkins!
Cost: General admission, hayrides, parking, hay bale maze and many activities are free. Pumpkins are .64 cents per pound. Miniatures are 75 cents each or 3 for $2.
Open: 8 a.m. to dusk
4506 Millers Lane, Richmond
Oct. 1 – 31 Funtober
Pumpkins for sale, hayrides, limited fall activities will be available.
Cost: Pumpkins/$8. Also, on weekends, $10 per person includes hayride, pumpkin picking, one pumpkin per person, corn maze, bounce house and blow up obstacle course, animal viewing, corn pits, pallet maze, Charlottes web hide and seek area.
Additional Fall activities for purchase: Corn Sling Shots- 5 ears of corn for $2 or 15 ears for $5, Smores over the fire pit, feed for animals- $1.00 per bag
Monday through Friday, 1 to 5:30 p.m.
Open Saturday/Sunday, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. with hayrides available from 10 to 6:30 p.m.
13580 Ashland Road, Ashland, VA
Open now on weekends through of all of October
Pumpkin patch, hayride, corn maze and tour the working horse farm.
Cost: .79 cents a pound/orange pumpkins or .99 cents/Heirloom and $1/decorative gourds
Open: Every Saturday and Sunday till dusk
12204 Pinhook Road, Rockville
Runs from Sept. 24 to Oct. 31
A variety of pumpkins, produce, decoratives and hayrides!
Cost: Free admission. Pick your own for 49¢/ lb.
Market hours: (pumpkin patch closes at dark though)
Monday: 10-9 p.m.
Tuesday: 10-5 p.m.
Wed-Fri: 10-9 p.m.
Saturday: 9-9 p.m.
Sunday: 11-8 p.m.
20800 Hull Street Road Moseley
A free Halloween movie night for families in the outdoor hay bale theater. In addition to movie nights and hayrides, Tom Leonard’s has heaps of locally grown pumpkins, and also specialty pumpkins, gourds, fall squash, straw bales, and cornstalks.
Cost: Pumpkins are priced around $2.50 to $8
Open: Movies start at 7 p.m.
Oct. 7: It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown
Oct. 14: Sesame Street – A Magic Halloween
Oct. 21: Disney’s Adventure of Ichabod & Mr. Toad
Oct. 28: It’s the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
Reg. store hours: Daily/9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
4150 Brookriver Drive, Glen Allen
PUMPKIN AND HALLOWEEN RELATED EVENTS
SATURDAY OCT. 22
Scott’s Addition Pumpkin Festival
The pumpkin festival for the city, and beyond. Expect heaps of pumpkin food, kegs of craft beer and live music, but there is also an emphasis on family events. There is an expanded kid’s zone, according to organizers.
Noon to 6 p.m.
Free to enter, food and drink prices vary.
On the Boulevard between Leigh and Broad Street
SATURDAY, OCT. 29
Innsbrook’s Great Pumpkin Palooza
Festival staples like pony rides, petting zoos, and bouncy houses with fun live entertainment. Also, enjoy some seasonal festivities, including costume contests and a straw bale maze. Assortment of food from BBQ and kettle corn to gyros and souvlaki. Beer on-site.
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
4951 Lake Brook Drive
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