10 pumpkin patches near Toronto to visit with your family this fall

Forget picking up a pumpkin at your local grocery store—some of the best fall memories for families involve visits to pumpkin patches. These charming farms allow families to browse through thousands of pumpkins of every shape, size, and color, experience hayrides, petting zoos, stroll through giant corn mazes, and even sample delicious cider and baked goods.

Scroll down for a list of the best pumpkin patches near Toronto so you and your family can create more unforgettable fall memories together.

Reesor’s Farm Market

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This Markham-area farm’s “pick your own pumpkins” and corn maze is now open until October 30, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (by reservation only on weekends). Before you leave, make sure to visit their farmer’s market and purchase the tastiest freshly prepared meals, soups, salads, bread, pies, muffins, and more! Pick your own pumpkin prices: .95/kg (.43/lb) or $45 for a full wheelbarrow. Weekday entrance fees: adults ($7); children 6–11 years ($3.50), children 5 and under (free).

Location: 10825 9th Line, Markham, ON (park in the grass lot just south of the gravel Farm Market parking lot).

Springridge Farm

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Located in Milton, Springridge has a fall fun farmyard for you to enjoy, featuring farm animals, a tractor-drawn wagon ride, a singing chicken show, giant sandbox, tube slides and more along with pumpkins and delicious treats at the market, bakery and gift shop! Admission costs $9 on weekdays and $15 on weekends for ages 2 and up.

Location: 7256 Bell School Line, Milton, ON

Pingles Farm Market

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Celebrate fall at this 148-acre Oshawa farm and pick-your-own pumpkins and apples. Navigate through the 6.5-acre circus-themed corn maze (including a ‘mini maze’ for toddlers), or take in the sites on a wagon ride. On your way out, grab a few baskets of fresh produce and a famous Pingle’s Pie from the farmers market. If you want to bring your dog, Oct. 28 is “HalloWoof” day (doggy costumes are encouraged). Walk-ins accepted, but pre-purchasing your tickets online is recommended. Weekend General Admission (ages 2–92): $23.

Location: 1805 Taunton Rd. E., Hampton, ON

Brooks Farms

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This Mount Albert farm is about a one-hour drive from Toronto, and pumpkin-picking season is typically in full swing at the end of September/throughout October. Make sure to check out the farm’s 10-acre barnyard playland, visit the farm animals and sample delicious treats from the Farm Market Café. Their “fall fun festival”— complete with wagon rides, puppet shows, and a singing chicken and fox show — runs weekends until Oct. 31. Click here for pricing.

Location: 122 Ashworth Rd., Mount Albert, ON

Downey’s Farm Market

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In addition to browsing through thousands of pumpkins, enjoy everything from unlimited wagon rides, an 8-acre corn maze, live entertainment, farm animals, and more! Downey’s Pumpkinfest play area is open until Oct. 31. Tickets are $17.99 on weekdays and $23.99 on weekends (tickets must be purchased online prior to your visit).

Location: 13682 Heart Lake Rd., Caledon, ON

Dixie Orchards

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Pick from an assortment of pumpkins and apples at this Caledon farm. The “farm pass” is $5.58/person, giving you access to the whole farm (excluding the sunflower fields), including the pumpkin patch, corn maze, straw jump, animals, and wagon rides. While you’re there, purchase their cider, pies, honey, hazelnuts, apples and more at their porch market! It’s recommended for guests to reserve a time online (walk-ins will only be permitted if they have space). Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, until Oct. 31.

Location: 14309 Dixie Rd., Caledon, ON

Strom’s Farm & Bakery

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Explore thousands of pumpkins at this Insta-worthy farm! Strom’s harvest fun area runs until Oct. 31. In addition to pumpkins, enjoy everything from a ‘jumpin jack’ tile maze, a human foosball court, a 5-acre corn maze and trail, wagon rides, puppet shows, and pumpkin chuckin’. Weekend admission fees: ages 3 and up: $18 online or $20.50 at the gate; weekday admission fees: Ages 3 and up: $11.50. Ages 2 and under: free.

Location: 5089 Wellington Rd. 32, Guelph, ON

Merry Farms

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Enjoy a beautiful fall day at this 176-acre Hamilton area pumpkin farm. Take part in more than 30 fall fun activities, such as pumpkin bowling, a 65’ long jumping pumpkin pillow and pumpkin tic-tac-toe. Open weekends until Oct. 31. General admission is $18.99 (children under 2 are free). No reservations needed.

Location: 1974 Concession Rd. 2 W., Hamilton (Lynden), ON

Warner Ranch and Pumpkin Farm

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Browse through thousands of pumpkins — of every shape and size — at this gorgeous pumpkin farm in the Niagara region (they even have a selection of giant pumpkins)! The farm offers a petting zoo and corn maze ($2 each), Belgian horse drawn hayrides ($3/person), tractor hayrides (available during the week in October, $4/person), pony rides ($6/ride; 70 pound limit), and even unicorn rides ($6/person; 60-pound limit). The pumpkin patch is open 7 days a week, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until Oct. 31.

Location: 7705 Schisler Rd., Welland, ON

Dyment’s Pumpkin Patch

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Bring the whole family to Dyment’s Pumpkin Patch this October, located on a sprawling 120-acre farm property in Dundas. In addition to pumpkin picking, the farm offers playgrounds, bale climbs, scenic wagon rides, a corn trail, farm animals, and farm trails with beautiful lookouts. The farm and pumpkin patch are open Saturdays and Sundays in October, until Oct. 29. Tickets ($16) can be purchased online through their website (tickets are also available at the door).

Location: 416 Fallsview Rd. E., Dundas, ON


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