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Local Pumpkin Patches Offer a Variety of Family Fun

Celebrate the fall season by visiting local pumpkin patches that offer more than just pumpkin picking. (WYDaily/Molly Feser)

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REGIONAL — Fall into spooky season this year with local pumpkin patches that are now open for families to enjoy.

From Williamsburg to Suffolk, here is a list of area pumpkin patches that offer fall entertainment including pumpkin picking, corn mazes and more.


7691 Richmond Rd, Toano

Pumpkinville is a farm located in Toano that offers pumpkin picking and other fall activities every Halloween season.

It offers a selection of pumpkins, winter squash, and fall decorations, as well as vendors for kettle corn, cotton candy and more.

Pumpkiville also has family-fun activities, including hay rides, a corn maze, inflatables and more.

Pumpkinville is open Sunday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Holly Fork Farm

4901 Holly Fork Rd, Barhamsville

Located in the eastern end of New Kent County, Holly Fork Farm is a family-run farm that offers plenty of activities for fall lovers.

Holly Form Farm in Barhamsville offers pumpkin picking, hay rides, jump pads, bounce castles, fall decor and more for the whole family. (WYDaily/Molly Feser)

Families can take a hay ride, visit farm animals, jump on the jump pad and pick pumpkins from the field and little kid patch, or take home some pre-picked ones.

“We’ve got a great crop,” Holly Form Farm owner Stephanie Ripchick said. “We have expanded our tire straw fun maze area and we’re getting ready to put up our second jump pad.”

The farm will also have some special events coming up this month, including the second annual Hall O Hunt on Oct. 8 and Trunk or Treat & Costume Contest on Oct. 29.

“There’s plenty to do to keep you busy, whether it’s two hours or all day,” Ripchick said.

Holly Fork Farm is open Sunday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

College Run Farms

2051 Alliance Rd, Surry

Take the ferry over to College Run Farms for a family-fun day of pumpkin picking, pumpkin ice cream and a corn maze.

Visitors can select their pick of pumpkins and gourds among various shapes, sizes and colors, and should be sure to bring their own stem cutters.

College Run Farms is open throughout October on Mondays through Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Fridays through Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Belmont Pumpkin Farm

155 Belmont Ln, North

Belmont Pumpkin Farm is open for the season with pumpkin picking, hay rides, treasure hunts, scarecrow making, a corn maze, food and more.

After picking pumpkins, visitors can also check out the farm’s sunflower trail.

The farm is open each weekend throughout October from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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