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Where to Go Pumpkin Picking in NJ for 2012 (And How Much It’ll Cost You)

Pumpkin picking in NJ is a great way to ring in the Fall season. Find out where to go pumpkin picking in NJ with this list of Garden State pumpkin patches divided up by regions.  Pumpkins are usually sold by the pound and we’ll update this post as the farms determine their prices for this season, so be sure to check back.

NJ Pumpkin Picking - Where to go 2012

NJ PUMPKIN PICKING IN CENTRAL JERSEY

Agros Farm
1250 Lacey Rd Forked River, NJ 08731
Phone: (609) 693.3513

Pumpkin picking season starts at Agros Farm in Lacey Sept. 22 and runs until October 28. The farm is open Wednesday’s through Fridays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. and on weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Columbus Day Oct. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pumpkins are sold for 55 cents per pound.

General admission gives you access to the corn maze, hayride, pig races, a big hay slide, duck races and the farm animals. Kids 2 years or younger are admitted free. General admission is $10 per person for those 3 to 65 years old and families of 5 people or more get a $5 off their total admission. Parking is free. Pony rides are an extra $5 per person.

Atlantic Farms
1506 Atlantic Ave., Manasquan, NJ
(732) 528-8680

Pumpkin picking season starts Sept. 29 at Atlantic Farms where you can pick your own pumpkins from the patch for 79 cents a pound.

Hayrides cost $3 per person (children under 1 year are free) and run continually weekdays starting at 9 a.m. and on weekends at 11 a.m. and stop at 5 p.m.

Atlantic Farms accepts Visa and MasterCard but cash is preferred.

A trip around the petting zoo costs $2 a person and there are sheep, goats, llamas, cows, donkeys and miniature horses.  Bags of carrots, corn are available for purchase for anyone who wants to feed the farm animals from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The farm also has a 5-acre corn maze that visitors can tour for $2 and a farm market on site stocked with fresh produce.

Battleview Orchards
91 Wemrock Road, NJ
Freehold NJ 07728 (732) 462-0756

Pumpkin picking season at Battleview Orchards runs from Sept. 22 to October 31st and hayrides are available weekends only beginning Sept. 22. Pumpkins are sold by the pound but the prices haven’t been determined yet.

Only cash is accepted outside at the pumpkin patch.

The Country Store is open all year round, daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. offering fresh-pressed cider and apple cider donuts to customers.

Conte Farm
299 Flyatt Rd., Tabernacle, NJ
(609) 268-1010

Pumpkin picking season has begun at Conte Farm and runs until late October and visitors can pick pumpkins Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Pumpkins are sold by the pound but prices haven’t been determined yet.

A wagon ride to the pumpkin patch costs $2 per adult and kids under 12 ride free. The last wagon ride goes out at 5 p.m.

The farm accepts cash, Visa and MasterCard.

A corn maze will be set up but prices haven’t been determined yet.

DeWolf’s Farm and Kim’s Country Store
10 West Colliers Mill Rd., New Egypt, NJ
(609) 758-6288

Pumpkin picking season at DeWolf’s starts the last weekend in Sept. and runs until Halloween.

Pumpkins are sold by the pound but prices haven’t been determined yet.

Saturdays and Sundays the patch is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekdays the farm is open from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Hayrides cost $2 a person and a corm maze costs $5 per adult and $2.50 for kids. A kiddie straw maze is free and the corn kernel swimming pool (Similar to a ball pit) is free for kids as well.

The farm accepts cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

Eastmont Orchards
169 Count Road East Route 537 Colts Neck, NJ
Phone: (732) 542-5404
(Rt. 537 E, 1 mi. east of Rt. 34, enter at American Flag)

Pumpkin picking season starts Saturday Sept. 15 and tentatively the price per pound will be 55 cents.

The patch is open seven days a week weather permitting Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The orchard accepts cash and checks only.

Giamarese Farm
155 Fresh Pond Rd., East Brunswick, NJ
Phone:    (732) 821-9494

Pumpkin picking season starts at Giamarese Farm now and runs right up until Halloween Day. In October the farm is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Pumpkins are sold by the pound for 64 cents per pound.

Educational hayrides run non-stop and give a tour of the farm, the ride is about a mile long and takes you past the farm animals. Hayrides cost $4 per person.  The farm also has a corn maze for $4 and pony rides that cost $5.

The farm accepts debit and credit cards in addition to cash at the pumpkin patch.

Indian Acres Tree Farm
Tuckerton Rd., Medford, NJ
(609) 953-0087

Pumpkin picking season begins at Indian Acres Tree Farm Sept. 15 and runs until October 28. The farm is open weekends in September from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekdays starting in October.

Pumpkins are sold by size with prices ranging from $1.50 for extra small ones to $20-$25 for gigantic ones.

The farm accepts cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

Wagon rides are offered for $3.25 per person and other attractions are available for kids like pony rides for $5, a pumpkin-shaped bounce house $3.25, a rock-climbing wall, a playground area and face painting.

Johnson’s Corner Farm
133 Church Rd., Medford, NJ
(609) 654-8643

Pumpkin picking season has already started at Johnson’s Corner Farm and runs until late October.  Pumpkins are sold for 79 cents per pound.

Hayrides to the pumpkin patch run weekdays from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and cost $3.50 per person.

The farm accepts cash, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.

Weekends the farm has a moon bounce house and corn maze open for $3.50.

Tickets to the Animal Farm cost $7 for kids and $3.50 for adults and includes a bag of animal feed so that kids can pet and feed cows, chicken, sheep or goats.

K & S Farms
831 Windsor Perrineville Road, East Windsor, NJ
Phone:    (609) 758-7817

Pumpkin picking season starts at K& S Farms on Sept. 29 and runs until October 28th for 2012. The farm is open weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pumpkins and squash cost 49 cents per pound and gourds and mini pumpkins are sold for 3 for $1.

A hayride to the pumpkin patch is free and visitors can purchase cider, caramel apples and fall decorations as well.

This farm offers spooky nighttime activities for thrill-seekers like a “Killer Kornfield” maze or a “Zombie Attack, Haunted Hayride” or “Dementia 3D Haunted Barn” tours for teens and adults.  See the hours and times to buy tickets here.

Russo’s Orchard Lane Farm
310 Extonville Rd., Chesterfield, NJ
(609) 259-3684

Pumpkin picking season starts the last weekend in Sept. at Russo’s Orchard Lane Farm and runs until the end of October. The farm is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pumpkins will be sold for 69 cents per pound.

The farm accepts cash and debit or credit cards as payment.

Hayrides and a corn maze are offered but prices have yet to be determined.

Silverton Farm
1520 Silverton Rd., Toms River, NJ
Phone:    (732) 244-2621

Silverton Farm has not determined pumpkin picking season yet, or have a price for their pumpkins. Please call for details.

Slope Brook Farms
213 Heyers Mill Rd., Colts Neck, NJ
(732) 772-1772

“Pick them where they’re grown and not where they’re thrown,” is the motto of Slope Brook Farms.

Pumpkin picking season starts Sept. 29 and runs until Halloween from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Pumpkins are sold by the pound but prices haven’t been determined yet.

Hayrides are also offered free of charge and run weekends from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on weekdays after school hours upon request.

Slope Brook Farms accepts cash, check and credit cards as payment.

Stattel’s Farm Market
422 Rt. 520, Marlboro, NJ
(732) 946-9666

Pumpkin picking season at Stattel’s Farm Market begins the last weekend in Sept. and runs until Halloween. Pumpkin is sold by the pound but prices haven’t been determined yet.

Visitors can take a hayride to the pumpkin patch for $2 per person and kids under 5 are free. Hayrides run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is also a corn maze for visitors to explore for an additional charge.

The farm market accepts cash and credit cards but not American Express.

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton, NJ
Phone:    (609) 924-2310

Pumpkin picking season has already started at Terhune Orchards and runs until the end of October. The farm is open from Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pumpkins weighing less than 5 pounds are $3.95 and pumpkins weighing more than 5 pounds cost 79 cents per pound.

Admission to the farm’s Fall Family Fun Festival on weekends costs $5 for people over 3 years old and includes free pumpkin painting, live music, access to the corn maze, a hay bale maze and wagon rides.

The farm also has barnyard animals like sheep and goats, horses and chickens and offers pony rides or pedal tractor rides for kids.

Von Thun Farms
519 Ridge Rd. (Rt. 522), Monmouth Junction, NJ
Phone:    (732) 329-8656

Pumpkin picking starts Sept. 22, at Von Thun Farms and runs until Halloween. Visitors can go pumpkin picking seven days a week, but the hayrides and other activities are on weekends only.

Pumpkin is sold for 65 cents a pound and the farm accepts cash, checks, debit and credit cards and there is an ATM machine on the grounds for your convenience.

The farm is open weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and weekdays 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

On weekends, visitors can pay one General Admission price for unlimited access to hayrides, access to the 6-acre corn maze, farm animals, moon bounce, pumpkin bowling, corn hole and the Singing Chicken Show. General admission costs $10.95 per person but children 36 inches and under are free. On October 6-7 admission is $13.95 due to Von Thun Farm’s Fall Festival.

For an additional price, there is a Pumpkin Blaster, $3 for 3 pumpkins, a Corn Cannon $3 for 9 ears of corn, pony rides for $5 each and face painting for $3.

Wemrock Orchards
The pumpkin patch is located at 130 Gravel Hill Road, Manalapan, NJ
(732) 431-2668

Pumpkins are sold by the pound (prices aren’t determined yet) at Wemrock Orchards and the season starts Sept. 28 and runs until October 28 on weekends only. The pumpkin patch is open weekends only from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Columbus Day.

Cash is the only form of payment accepted at the pumpkin patch.

Not-so-scary hayrides through the “Haunted Orchard” are available and last about 15 minutes, with visitors getting an apple and Halloween treat and cost $4 per person for the 2012 season soon.

Also visitors can explore a 5-acre corn maze “challenge” for $4  or corn maze-hayride combo tickets cost $7.

Refreshments like hot apple cider and hot dogs are available as well.

Westhaven Farm, Inc.
725 Route 524, Allentown, NJ
Phone:    (609) 259-2186

Pumpkin picking season at Westhaven Farm starts Sept. 29, and runs until Halloween day.  The patch is open to the public on weekends from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Pumpkin prices haven’t been determined yet.

The farm accepts cash, checks, Visa, MasterCard and “everything but your first-born.”

A 45-minute scenic, musical hayride geared toward kids ages 2 to 10 years old costs $5 for kids and $6 for adults but a pumpkin is included.

A corn maze about half-mile long is $5 for kids and $6 for adults.

Combo tickets are sold for $8 for kids and $7 for adults and includes the hayride, access to the corn maze, a look at the farm animals and access to the “Straw jump” sandbox.  On Friday and Saturday nights, a larger flashlight corn maze is open to adults (takes 1-2 hours to complete) and includes apple cider and a doughnut upon completion.

Windsor Farm and Market
1202 Windsor Road, Windsor, NJ
Phone:    (609) 443-9379

Pumpkin picking season at Windsor Farm starts Sept. 29 and runs until the end of October. Visitors can pick pumpkins any time weekdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. but hayrides to the pumpkin patch are offered on weekends only, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Prices for pumpkins haven’t been determined yet. Cash and debit and credit cards are accepted at the pumpkin patch.

Hayrides to the pumpkin patch cost $4 per person for 2012 and an 8 to 9-acre corn maze costs $5 per person.

NJ PUMPKIN PICKING IN SOUTH JERSEY

Heritage Vineyards of Richwood
480 Mullica Hill Rd., Richwood, Nj 08062
Phone:    (856) 589-4474

Pumpkin picking season starts at Heritage Vineyards October 6th on weekends. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Pumpkin is sold for 60 cents a pound and cash, debit, Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted as payment.

Hayrides to the pumpkin patch cost $5 per person, but toddlers are admitted free. There is no charge for the farm animal petting zoo, featuring a cow and some goats but coin operated vending machines are  on site full of animal feed.

For adults, there is the full vineyard and wine tasting room to enjoy five free wine samples.

Maugeri’s Farm Market
1991 Oldmans Creek Road, Woolwich Twp., NJ
Phone:    (856) 467-3696

Pumpkin picking season at Maugeri Farms starts Oct. 6 runs until Halloween.

Hayrides to the pumpkin patch for picking run weekends only and hayrides start running at 10 a.m. at cost $2 per person but kids 2 years old and younger are free.

Pumpkin costs 59 cents per pound. Cash and debit or credit cards are accepted as payment.

Access to the Kiddie Corral costs $2 per child and kids can enjoy a hay bale maze, a treasure hunt for “Pennies in the Hay” and pumpkin decorating.

For adults, the farm hosts a fundraiser called AutumnBash and Bonfire Friday, Oct. 5 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with a live band. Tickets are $15 each and must be purchased in advance and benefit Officer Down, NJ Inc.

Mood’s Farm Market
901 Bridgeton Pike, Mullica Hill, NJ
Phone:    (856) 478-2500

Pumpkin picking season starts this weekend at Mood’s Farm Market and runs until Halloween (or until they run out of pumpkins). The patch is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and is closed on Sundays.

Pumpkins cost 40 cents per pound and the farm accepts cash, Visa and MasterCard.

Hayrides to the “tiny” pumpkin patch cost $7 plus tax but riders get a cup of cider, a doughnut and a small pumpkin all free of charge.

A one-acre nautical-themed corn maze is available for $3.50 plus tax per person.

Rea’s Farm Market
400 Stevens St., West Cape May, NJ
Phone:    (609) 884-4522

Pumpkin picking season starts the first weekend in October and the pumpkin patch is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Pumpkins are sold by the pound for 69 cents a pound.

Hayrides to the pumpkin patch cost $5.25 but include the pumpkin.

Rea’s Farm Market accepts cash only.

Sahl’s Father Son Farm
422 W. Pestalozzi Street, Galloway Twp. NJ
(609) 965-9300

Pumpkin picking starts at Sahl’s Father Son Farm Sept. 22 and runs until November 3rd. The farm is open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. On Saturdays, the farm opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 7 p.m. Tickets are not sold after 7 p.m. but the grounds will remain open as long as needed for guests to complete all activities. Flashlights can be rented for $2 after sundown.

Pumpkins are priced by diameter. They run from $2 for a six-inch pumpkin to $10 for a 12+ inch pumpkin. The farm accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and cash. Parking is free.

The farm also features a ten-acre corn maze. This year’s corn maze shape is in the image of an F-16C fighter jet flying over the Garden State with the 177th Fighter Wing’s Jersey Devils logo at the bottom corner. Pony rides are available for $3 each on Saturdays in October and on Columbus Day.

Admission to the farm is $9 per person, family and group rates are also available. Admission includes unlimited access to all mazes, hay rides, pig races and Kiddie Koral Activities.

Springdale Farm
1638 South Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill, NJ
Phone:    (856) 424-8674

Pumpkin picking season starts at this weekend at Springdale Farm and runs until Halloween.

Pumpkins are sold for 79 cents a pound and cash, debit and credit cards are all accepted.

Hayrides to the pumpkin patch (it’s the only way to get there) cost $3.50 plus tax. Hayrides run weekdays at 11 a.m., 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on weekends, hayrides run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A corn maze is open on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and cost $8.50 for kids ages 4 to 12 and $10 for adults 13 years and older.

The corn maze is open for “Flashlight Fridays” Sept. 21, Sept. 28 and Oct. 5th from 6 to 10 p.m.

NJ PUMPKIN PICKING IN NORTH JERSEY

Hillsboro Farm
219 Hillsborough Rd., Hillsborough, NJ
Phone:    (908) 500-0803

Pumpkin picking season starts at Hillsboro Farm Sept. 29th and runs until Halloween. The pumpkin patch is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily with hayrides running all day.

Pumpkins cost 65 cents per pound and cash and checks are accepted as payment.

The cost of the hayride is to be determined for 2012, but kids 12 and under are usually admitted free.

A corn maze costs $5 for adults and a little less for kids and a hay bale maze and playground area for smaller children is free. The farm also offers face painting, pumpkin painting and scare crow making.

Norz – Hill Farm & Market
116 South Branch Road, Hillsborough
Phone:    (908) 371-COWS

Pumpkin picking season has started at Norz Hill Farm and the farm is open weekends from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. After Columbus Day the Halloween hours are extended to weekdays from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Pumpkins cost 61 cents per pound and cash, checks and Visa or MasterCard are all accepted.

Hayrides out to the pumpkin patch cost $3 per person. A corn maze costs $6 for adults and $3 for kids 5 and under. Pony rides are available for $5 per ride or you can buy four rides for $15.

Extended hayrides “Out to the farm” let riders see the farm animals in addition to stopping at the pumpkin patch. That costs $6 for adults and $3 for kids 5 and under.

Norz also offers spookier Creepy Hollow nighttime activities for thrill-seekers.The haunted corn trails Atrum Farm and Paranoia cost $13 per person and are not recommended for children. A tamer Family Time Flashlight Maze is offered for $6.

Halloween 2012 in NJ

Want to suggest a pumpkin picking spot? Email it to me for inclusion, leanne.vuksanic@townsquaremedia.com

 

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