Apple & Pumpkin Picking

It's fall! That means it's time to take a day trip and pick up some of CT and NY's finest apples and pumpkins directly from the source! Here is a list of farms in nearby CT and NY that are best for apple and pumpkin picking at this time of the year!


Silverman’s Farm- Easton, CT

Come to Silverman's Farm to go apple picking and visit the country market for seasonal fruits, vegetables, and fresh pressed apple cider! The country farm also has a great selection of jams, jellies, local honey, and maple syrup.

Open daily through December 31st from 9:00am to 5:00pm


Beardsley’s Cider Mill & Orchard- Shelton, CT

Pick your own apples buy apples, pies, cider donuts, scones, and fruit breads. Beardsley's Cider Mill & Orchard is open everyday but apple picking is just for the weekends. 

Weekends 10am to 5:30pm until Christmas Eve


The Pickin Patch at Woodford Farm- Avon, CT

The Pickin' Patch is one of CT's top 10 oldest continually running farms! Come visit this family owned and operated farm that offers annual and perennial flowers along with pick your own vegetables and fruits. There are also hayrides to the pumpkins fields!

Monday- Sunday: 9am-6pm


Lyman Orchards- Middlefield, CT

Visit Lyman Orchards to become a farmer for an afternoon and pick nearly 100 varieites of fruits! The staff members are very knowledgable in the fruits that are available for picking and recipe sheets are available at every Pick-Your-Own station. 

Monday-Sunday: 9am-6pm


Whittle’s Willow Spring Farm- Mystic, CT

A family tradition since 1902, Whittle’s farm sells a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables. Pick your own pumpkins and apples in the fall.

Monday-Saturday: 9am-6pm; Sunday: 9am-5pm


Angevine Farm- Warren, CT

Looking for a pumpkin? Visit Angevine Farm's pumpkin patch, open Saturdays, Sundays and most Fridays. They offer a wide variety from the traditional pie pumpkins to the exotic varieties. Come pick your own pumpkin in the pumpkin patch or select one form the Harvest Barn Gift Shop!

Saturdays and Sundays 10am-5pm


Castle Hill Farm- Newtown, CT

This farm has a variety of activities as it is approximately one hundred acres in size! Go pumpkin picking, apple picking, on a hayride, or even through a corn maze!

Saturdays & Sundays 10:00am-5:00pm


Warrup’s Farm- Redding, CT

This small family operation is located in Redding, CT. Come pick out some pumpkins or even visit the barnyard animals on the weekends.

Open weekends 10:00am-6:00pm


Outhouse Orchards- North Salem, NY

This family owned, and operated orchard was founded in the late 1800s! Pick your own apples, pears, and peaches. The one of a kind farm is a must see during the Fall season!

Open daily 9:00am-5:00pm


Harvest Moon Farm & Orchard- North Salem, NY

There are festivals every weekend up until October 28th! Go apple picking, pumpkin picking or both! Pick your own or buy from inside the store.

Open Daily 9:00am-4:30



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Great activities for my family!

This is great! Now I know some great places to take my young nieces and nephews!

October 2018

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15 Oct 2018

By Josie Feliciano