Best Local Fall Festivals & Farms
It's that time of year! Crisp temperatures and cozy fall sweaters mean that it's time to make memories at apple orchards, pumpkin patches & fall festivals. We’ve created a short list of the closest places to enjoy fall.
Have a favorite place to add to our list? Let us know in the comments!
Butlers Orchard, 22200 Davis Mill Rd, Germantown, MD 20876
Pumpkin Festival: September 29, 30, October 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28
Spiderweb, twisted pumpkin corn maze, corn box, hayrides, straw maze, corn hole, giant slides, pumpkin coach, jump in the hayloft, visit barnyard buddies, pumpkinland, pedal tractors, playground, pumpkin cannon, pony rides, face painting, kids crafts, pick your own pumpkins, festival food and a farm market as you exit the Orchard.
Homestead Farm, 15604 Sugarland Rd, Poolesville, MD 20837
Ticonderoga Farms, 26175 Ticonderoga Rd, Chantilly, VA 20152
Fall Festival: September 22-November 4
Admission includes hayrides, activities, and access to the pick your own pumpkin field. Noah’s Ark, goat petting, log cabins, hillside slides, ponds, swings, fire pits, hayrides, tire play, hay forts, rolling tunnels, s’mores roasting, animals, enormous jump and bounce pillow and so much more.
Cox Farms, 15621 Braddock Rd. Centreville, VA. 20120
Fall Festival: September 22-November 4
5 giant slides, world-famous hayrides, farm animals & their babies, CORNundrum cornfield adventure, rope swings, kiddie zone, goat village, local apples & fresh cider, straw tunnels, a patch pumpkin to take home, live entertainment, 90 acres of fun!
Summers Farm, 5620 Butterfly Lane Frederick, MD 21703
September 22 – October 31
Open in the Fall each year with an old-fashioned Harvest Festival — featuring a 12-acre corn maze, pig races, pumpkin patch, live weekend music, fireworks, finger-lickin’ good food … and lots more!
Larriland, 2415 Woodbine Rd, Woodbine, MD 21797
Open through the first Sunday in November
Pick Your Own Fruit. Hay Rides.
The Straw Maze is a delightful place to get lost. The Straw Maze is open every day the farm is open in late September and October. The Boo Barn is for children ages 4 – 6. It is a dark passage in the bottom of the Red Barn and is filled with animated, not too scary ghosts and goblins. Fee charged.
Great Country Farms, 18780 Foggy Bottom Rd, Bluemont, VA 20135
Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival: October 1-31
Pumpkin Chunkin: November 3-6
Pick Your Own Fruit & Corn Maze Fun
Celebrate with tastings of this season’s best ciders and demonstrations of our antique cider press. Pick your pumpkins and apples, fire pumpkins from a cannon, enjoy cider donuts, get lost in a corn maze and visit with the pumpkin princess at Pumpkin Harvest Festival and bring your leftover pumpkins to Pumpkin Chunkin.
Clark’s Elioak Farm, 10500 State Rte 108 Ellicott City, MD 21042
Open through November 4. Open Tues-Sun
Petting farm animals, hayrides, cow train rides, pony rides, birthday parties, educational tours, enchanted pine tree forest, special weekend events, enchanted forest attractions, and fall season pumpkin patch.
Leesburg Animal Park and Pumpkin Village,19270 James Monroe Hwy, Leesburg, VA 20175
Pumpkin Village open September 15-November 6
Halloween Costume Contest & Trick or Treating Oct 28 & 29
Giant hill slides, hay wagon rides, pet and feed animals, free apple and cider snack with admission, free mini-pumpkin, kids maze, camel rides and live entertainment, pedal carts, face painting on weekends.
Wayside Farm, 5273 Harry Byrd Hwy, Berryville, VA 22611
September 22-November 4 on weekends
Visit the 8-acre pumpkin patch where you can pick your very own pumpkin right from the vine! The farm offers hayrides, pig races, slides, and playgrounds. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Wayside Farm is an idyllic farm setting for families looking for the ultimate farm adventure this fall.