Now that Fall is here, it’s time to get out, celebrate and find that perfect pumpkin! Before you go, be sure to read below about some favorite Fall Festivals and pumpkin patches in the Northern Virginia area (and a little beyond). Let us know in the comments if you have any to add! Oh how we love fall in Virginia….
DePaul’s Urban Farm, 2599 Chain Bridge Road, Vienna, VA
Beautiful pumpkin patch, wide variety of mums, delicious apples, apple cider, Kettle Korn and more!
Hours: Daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Open September 24 – October 30th. Tons of activities, fun and food! Visit their website to purchase tickets (tickets include access to the bounce houses, games, train ride, petting zoo and a free pumpkin for each paid child’s ticket). Extras (like balloon and face painting, animal feed, etc) can be purchased at a reduced cost).
Hours: Daily 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Meadows Farms Nurseries, various locations (visit the website for addresses)
Open October 1st – October 31st. Includes a pumpkin patch, moon bounce, giant “scarecrow”, haunted buses, straw mazes and more! They also have decorative gourds, face pumpkins, cornstalks, mini hay bales, straw, and various other Halloween décor.
Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
Merrifield Garden Center, 8132 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA or 12101 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA
Pumpkins, wide variety of mums and other fall annuals, Fall and Halloween decor.
Hours: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
Krop’s Crops, 11110 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls, VA
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.
Hours: Daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Walk-in hayrides to pumpkin patch available weekends in October from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cox Farms Fall Festival, 15621 Braddock Rd, Centreville, VA
Open September 24th – November 8th. World-famous hayride, corny Conundrum, slides and more. Visit their website for more details and purchase tickets.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (5 p.m. in November), last entry one hour before closing. Festival open Thursday through Monday weekly. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday (except Tues, Nov 8th) but Market is open daily.
Burke Nursery & Garden Centre Fall Farm Market & Pumpkin Patch, 9401 Burke Road, Burke VA
Open October 1st – October 31st. Enjoy a pumpkin patch with Halloween-inspired backdrops, Halloween decorations, apples, gourds, hot chocolate, apple cider donuts and more! Pony rides offered Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Hours: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
Pumpkin Village, 19246 James Monroe Hwy, Leesburg VA
Open September 17th – November 6th. Fall Fest is full of family activities…hill slides, Kiddie zip line, pony rides, hay maze, moon bounces, wagon rides, pedal carts, weekend entertainment and more. Visit their website to see additional activities offered on weekends and Columbus Day and to get ticket information.
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday & Thursday (closed Tuesdays). 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. OR 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (and Columbus Day).
Wayside Farm Fun, 5273 Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7), Berryville, VA
Open September 24th – October 30th. “Whether you are here to find the perfect pumpkin for carving Jack-o-lanterns, to find your way through our 10-acre corn maze, or to take in the scenery of our grounds while the kids enjoy all of our activities, our fun farm has something for everyone!” General admission information on their website.
Hours: Thursday – Sunday & Columbus Day (Oct 10)
Great Country Farms Fall Pumpkin Harvest Festival, 34345 Snickersville Turnpike, Bluemont, VA
Open October 1st -October 31st. Many activities to choose from! Including…picking pumpkins, corn maze, pig races, cider pressing demonstrations, roasting marshmallows, barn animals, wagon rides and more! Visit their website for all activities (some offered on weekends only) and tickets information.
Hours: Daily 10am-5pm, weekends 9am-5pm (last entry to pick your own at 4pm)