It’s not October unless there are pumpkins! From Jack-o-lanterns and pies to pumpkin spice lattes, nothing says “fall” like our favorite orange gourd!
Check out these places in Hampton Roads where you can pick the perfect pumpkin, go on hay rides, jump in bounce houses, get lost in corn mazes and more!
Some good tips before you load up your kids to go pumpkin picking:
- Call ahead or check out the website! The farms are often small and family-run. You might want to double check their scheduled events and rain policy.
- If you’re looking for a specific type of pumpkin, ask!
- Don’t forget that local farms are a great place to pick up your signature fall decor pieces. It’s not just about the jack-o-lanterns, you know!
- Decide if you’re going specifically for pumpkins or if you want the full fall fair experience. You can often get prime pumpkins at a smaller farm that has less of a rush, but if you want to keep the kids busy find one with a corn maze or hayrides!
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The Chubby Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Market
Address: 1825 Edinburgh Lane, Chesapeake
Hours: The harvest starts on Sept. 23 and goes through the month of October everyday weather permitting. Hours are Sunday – Thursday 11 a.m. -8:30 p.m., Friday & Saturday 11 a.m. -10 p.m.
More Info: Call (252) 562-7700 or visit their Facebook Page.
Great Bridge Pumpkin Patch
Address: 900 N Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake
Hours: The harvest starts Sept. 26 through Oct. 31. Open daily starting at 10 a.m.
More Info: Call (757) 971-3413 or visit their Website
Address: 225 Sign Pine Road, Chesapeake
Hours: Harvesting begins in late September. Hours will be Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday 7:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
More Info:Call (757) 421-2141 or visit their Website
Hickory Ridge Farm
Address: 2928 S Battlefield Blvd, Chesapeake
Hours: Harvesting began Sept. 15 and runs through Oct. 30. Hours are Monday-Thursday 9 a.m.- 7 p.m., Friday 9 a.m.- 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-8:30 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
More Info: Call (757) 560-6763 or visit their Website
Address: 2800 Tyre Neck Road, Chesapeake
Hours: Harvest runs throughout October. Hours are Wednesday-Thursday 3-6 p.m., Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
More Info: Call (757) 435-2085 or visit their Facebook Page.
First UMC Fox Hill Pumpkin Patch
Address: 1 Salt Pond Rd, Hampton
Hours: Harvesting runs through Sept. 29 through Oct. 31. Hours are Monday – Friday 2 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. – 8 p.m.
More Info: Visit their Facebook Page.
Woods Orchards Farm Market
Address: 183 E Mercury Blvd, Hampton
Hours: Harvesting runs from Oct. 1 through the remainder of the month. Hours are Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.
More Info: Call (757) 722-2873 or visit their Facebook Page.
Hidenwood Presbyterian Church Pumpkin Patch
Address: 414 Hiden Blvd, Newport News
Hours: Harvest runs from Oct. 14 through Oct. 31. Hours are 12 – 6 p.m everyday.
More Info: Visit their Website.
Marketplace at Tech Center
Address: 638 Oyster Point Road, Newport News
Hours: Sat., October 20 only from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
More Info: Visit their Facebook Page.
Norfolk Farm Market
Address: 6870 North Military Highway
Hours: Harvest runs from Oct. 1 through Oct. 31. Open daily 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
More Info: Call (757) 440-4404 or visit their Website.
Address: 2599 Dam Neck Road, Virginia Beach
Hours: Harvest runs from Sept. 29 through Oct. 31. Hours are Saturdays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sundays 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
More Info: Call (757) 427-6461 or visit their Facebook Page.
Cullipher Berry and Pumpkin Patch
Address: 772 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach
Hours: The harvest runs from Sept. 28 through Oct. 28. Hours Friday-Sunday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.