9 Local Spots to Pick Your Own Pumpkin

Highland Orchards

Along with a variety of apples, the pumpkins at Highland Orchards are perfect for picking. The orchard stretches fall beyond Halloween, so be sure to return for the Fall Food & Craft Beer Celebration for local arts and crafts, live music, fall foods and lots of local craft beers.

1000 Marshallton Thorndale Road, West Chester.

Hurricane Hill Farm

Be sure to leave yourself enough time to enjoy all that Hurricane Hill Farm has to offer. Their 64-foot Pumpkin Jump Pad, tire course and Great Train Adventure Maze are now up and running, for a little extra autumn fun.

704 E. Reeceville Road, West Brandywine Township.

Linvilla Orchards

For many, it wouldn’t be fall without a trip to Linvilla Orchards. Located in Media, this autumn essential has over 100 tons of pumpkins ready to be taken home and decorated. Before stocking up on the season’s favorite gourd, take a hayride, train ride or pony ride, visit the barnyard animals and enjoy the various seasonal food vendors.

137 Knowlton Road, Media.

Marsh Creek Tree Farm

Perhaps known best for its selection of Christmas trees, Marsh Creek Tree Farm also gets in on the fall fun with a corn maze and pumpkin patch, open through Nov. 4th.

301 Marsh Road, Elverson.

Merrymead Farm

At this Lansdale gem, visitors can grab everything they need to transform their homes for fall. Take home pumpkins, gourds, winter squash, straw bales and corn.

2222 S. Valley Forge Road, Lansdale.

Milky Way Farm at Chester Springs Creamery

Take a stroll or a free hayride to Milkyway Farm’s pumpkin patch, which boasts 25,000 pumpkins, both in the patches and the market.

521 E. Uwchlan Ave., Chester Springs.

Northern Star Farm

Along with a spacious pumpkin patch, visitors who come later in the day can stick around to enjoy a moonlit bonfire at Northern Star Farm. Bring your own food, beverages, blankets, flashlights and scary stories; hay bales and firewood will be supplied.

96 E. 3rd Ave., Trappe.

Sugartown Strawberries

Despite its name, Sugartown Strawberries knows a thing or two about pumpkins. Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch, full of both miniature and enormous pumpkins.

650 Sugartown Road, Malvern.

Varner Farms

Take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch at family-owned Varner Farms. While there, be sure to check out some of their seasonal treats, like fresh pressed cider, donuts, and apple and pumpkin pies.

746 S. Trappe Road, Collegeville.