Fall Farm Activities: Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hayrides & More (Central NJ)

Although it’s hard to say goodbye to summer, fun fall activities make it a little bit easier to embrace the changing the season. There are pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides, and good old fashion fall family fun! There’s no better place to enjoy the harvest and fun seasonal activities than at the farm. Here’s a roundup of farms with the best fall activities in Central NJ.

Some farm activities are subject to change, may be limited to only weekends or certain hours during the day. To avoid disappointment, please call ahead or check the farm’s website for schedules and updates before visiting. 

Mercer County

K & S Farms
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own pumpkins, corn maze, hayrides, cider, caramel apples, assorted fruits and vegetables (depending on availability), cornstalks, straw bales and other fall decorations, night activities, family-friendly non-scary events, haunted scary events and more.
831 Windsor-Perrineville Road
East Windsor, NJ
Call ahead: (609) 758-7817

Lee Turkey Farm
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own apples & pumpkins, corn maze, farm tours, playground, oven-ready turkeys and more.
201 Hickory Corner Road
East Windsor, NJ
(609) 448-0629

Terhune Orchards
Farm Activities: Family Fun Weekends, pick-your-own apples & pumpkins, adventure barn, corn maze, pony rides, wagon rides, food tent, winery and more. 
330 Cold Soil Road
Princeton, NJ
Call ahead: (609) 924-2310

Windsor Farm and Market
Farm Activities: Annual Pumpkin Festival, pick-your-own pumpkins, mums, flashlight hayrides (no haunting), haunted hayrides and more.
1202 Windsor Road
West Windsor, NJ
Call ahead: (609) 443-9379

Middlesex County

Etsch Farm
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own pumpkins, corn maze, corn train, hayrides, bakery barn and more.
556 Buckelew Avenue (Route 522)
Monroe Township, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 794-6785

Giamarese Farm
Farm Activities: Fall Harvest Weekends, pick-your-own apples and pumpkins, corn maze, hayrides, pony rides and more.
155 Fresh Pond Road
East Brunswick, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 821-9494

Habiak Farms
Open weekends
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own pumpkins, straw, corn stalks and more.
315 Deans Rhode Hall Road
South Brunswick, NJ
Call ahead: (908) 917-6388

Stults Farm
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own pumpkins, hayrides and more.
146 Cranbury Neck Road
Plainsboro, NJ
Call ahead: (609) 799-2523

Von Thuns Country Farm Market
Farm Activities: Fall Harvest Weekends, pick-your-own apples & pumpkins, corn maze, hayrides, farm animals, campfires, moonlight maze and more.
519 Ridge Road (Route 522)
Monmouth Junction, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 329-8656

Monmouth County

Antonio Casola Farms & Greenhouse
Farm Activities: Fall Fest, pick-your-own pumpkins, daytime hay rides, petting zoo, pony rides, corn maze, house of horrors, haunted hay rides and more.
178 Highway 34 & Schank Road
Holmdel, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 332-1533

Battleview Orchards                                                                                                                       
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own apples & pumpkins, hayrides, apple cider donuts and more.
91 Wemrock Road
Freehold, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 462-0756

Dearborn Market
Farm Activities: Apple FestivalFall at Dearborn, pick-your-own pumpkins, hay wagon, corn maze, hay bale pyramid, hay bale maze, straw crawl, petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, apple cider donuts and more.
2170 Route 35
Holmdel, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 264-0256

Eastmont Orchards
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own apples & pumpkins, specialty foods and more.
169 County Road East / Route 537
Colts Neck, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 542-5404

Happy Day Farm
Farm Activities: Apple Festival, Pumpkin Festival, pick-your-own apples & pumpkins, sunflower pickingcorn maze, hayrides and more.
97 Daum Road
Manalapan, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 977-3607

Slope Brook Farms
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own pumpkins, hayrides, gourds, corn stalks, straw bales and more.
213 Heyers Mill Road
Colts Neck, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 772-1772

Twin Pond Farm
Farm Activities: Pumpkin picking, pumpkin bowling, hay wagon ride, moon bounce, pumpkin ring toss, corn house, rubber ducky races, pumpkin sling shot, corn maze, hay bale maze and more.
1459 – 1473 Route 9 North
Howell, NJ
Call ahead: Garden Center: 732-863-0755 | Country Market: 732-863-9363

Wemrock Orchards
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own pumpkins, corn maze, hayrides, munchkin fun patch, apple cider, apple cider donuts, wine tasting and more.
300 Route 33 West
Freehold, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 431-2668

Westhaven Farm
Farm Activities: Flashlight corn maze, hayrides and more.
725 Route 524
Allentown, NJ
Call ahead: (609) 259-2186

Somerset County

Doyle’s Unami Farms
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn and Zinnias, hayrides, farm animals educational/school tours and more.
771 Mill Lane
Hillsborough, NJ
Call ahead: (908) 369-3187

Hillsboro Farm
Farm Activities: Fall Family Fun Days, pumpkin picking, hayrides, corn maze, face-painting, scarecrow-making, pumpkin decorating and more.
219 Hillsborough Road
Hillsborough, NJ
Call ahead: (908) 500-0803

Norz Hill Farm & Market
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own pumpkins, farm tours, hayrides, corn maze, pony rides, food stand, Kids Corner and more. For more information on the “Scare Farm” visit www.scarefarm.com
116 South Branch Road
Hillsborough, NJ
Call ahead: (908) 371-COWS

Ripple Hill Farm
Farm Activities: Pick-your-own apples & pumpkins and more.
181 Mountain Road
Basking Ridge, NJ
Call ahead: (908) 647-1300

Snyder’s Farm
Farm Activities: Fall Festival, pumpkin picking , hayrides, corn maze, pumpkin blaster and more.
586 S Middlebush Rd
Somerset, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 496-0441

Suydam Farms
Farm Activities: Pumpkin picking, hayrides and more.
1803 Route 27 & Skillman’s Lane
Somerset, NJ
Call ahead: (732) 846-7139

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