Autumn is here, the air is getting a little crisper, the leaves are starting to change color, and Halloween is just around the corner! It’s time to get out to the farm and pick your perfect pumpkin for a Halloween jack-o-lantern or just enjoy some fall-themed fun at one our area’s annual farm festivals. We have your list of the best spots to find fall fun close to home and a little father out!
at Cox Farms
Open Thursday through Monday through November 7, plus Tuesday, November 8
Through October 31: 10:00am – 6:00pm
November 1 – 8: 10:00am – 5:00pm
10:00am – 6:00pm daily to November 8
Open until 11:00pm on Fields of Fear nights
(Fridays & Saturdays November 5, plus Sundays October 9 & 23)
Market closes at 5:00pm November 1 – 8
15621 Braddock Rd
Centreville, VA 20120
The Fall Festival at Cox Farms is one of the most popular seasonal events in the area and offers plenty of fun for the whole family including slides, swings, animals, hayrides and more.
At The Festival Market you can chose a pumpkin from their huge selection of all shapes and sizes. The market also features the freshest local apples and the sweetest local cider, festive fall decorations, kettle corn, tasty pies from Mom’s Apple Pie Company, and Cox Farms gear. There is no admission required to shop at the Festival Market.
Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival
at Great Country Farms
Through October 31
Great Country Farms
34345 Snickersville Turnpike
Bluemont, VA 20135
Celebrate fall with Great Country Farms at their annual Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival! Take a wagon ride through the regenerative farm fields to the patch to pick your own pumpkins and get lost in the corn maze. On the weekends there’s even more to enjoy withlive music, marshmallow roasting, Oinkintuky Derby pig races,cider pressing demonstrations, P-Rex the Pumpkin Eating Dino Shows, Pumpkin Cannons, and Cow Train.
at Hidden Gems Farm
11:00am – 5:00pm
Hiddens Gems Farm
6745 Bull Run Post Office Road
Centreville, VA 20121
Make a trip out to Centreville to this small family owned and operated working farm to pick the perfect pumpkin for your jack-o-lantern, porch decoration or to make a delicious pie!
at Krop’s Crops
10:am – 6:pm
Weekends in the month of October
11:00am – 4:00pm
11110 Georgetown Pike
Great Falls, VA 22066
The fall festivities at this seasonal farm located in Great Falls, VA include hayrides to the pumpkin patch, Winchester apples, fresh-pressed apple cider, fall squash and gourds, harvest and Halloween decorations, farm animals and a corn bin to play in.
The Great Fall Festival
at Messick’s Farm Market
October – Every Weekend & Monday October 10th
10:00am – 5:00pm
Messick’s Farm Market
6025 Catlett Rd.
Bealeton, VA 22712
Festival Activities include our corn maze, hayride, barrel train, zip line, bounce pillow, candy cannon, pumpkin patch (cost of pumpkins is separate), crunchkin painting, kid tattoos, and duck races (cost is $1 per duck).
Fall Fest 2022
at Reston Farm Garden Market
Saturday & Sunday through October 30 & October 10
10:00am – 4:00pm
Reston Farm Garden Market
10800 Baron Cameron Ave
Reston, VA 20190
Reston Farm Garden Market is back once again with a Northern VA family fave. Bring the kiddos for loads of fun games, activities, pumpkins music and more.
Pumpkin Patch & Sunflower Fields
at Temple Hall Farm
Open Daily through October 31
9:00am – 5:00pm
Temple Hall Farm
15855 Limestone School Road
Leesburg, VA 20176
Enjoy a fun family outing at the Temple Hall Farm Pumpkin Patch! Pick your own pumpkin, snap photos in the sunflower fields before picking your own to take home, take a wagon ride around the farm, visit the farm animals, bounce on the inflatable pillows, slide down the hill slides, and more!
at Wayside Farm
Open Thursday – Sunday & Columbus Day (October 10) through October 30
5273 Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7)
Berryville, VA 22611
Explore all of the excitement of our real working farm while enjoying some family-friendly fall fun! Activities include a 10-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, pig races, slides, and more.
Pick-Your-Own & Pre-picked Pumpkins
at Wegmeyer Farms
Wednesday – Sunday & Columbus Day (October 10) through October 30
38299 Hughesville Road
Hamilton, Virginia 20158
Wegmeyer Farms grows more than 50 varieties of pumpkins, including traditional Jack-O-Lanterns and magnificent heirlooms. Take your fall decorating to the next level with unique heirloom varieties that will add the perfect touch to make your home warm and welcoming for the fall season.