Fall Festivals on the Farm!


As the weather cools down and pumpkins come out to play, there are a few farms in NJ that hold Fall Festivals featuring all your favorite Fall activities. Be sure to tag #NJMOM in your pictures on social media!

Great Pumpkin Festival
With over 30 fun-filled Fall activities, there is something for everyone in the family at the Great Pumpkin Festival. One of the best things that take place at the Festival is the pig races. There are also farm animals, a hay maze, corn boxes and so much more.
Wednesdays through Sundays beginning September 17 through November 6, 10 am-6 pm
Heaven Hill Farm, 451 State Route 94, Vernon, New Jersey 07462
For more information, please call 973-764-5144

Harvest Moon Hayrides and Corn Maze
Bring the family to Alstede Farms for a scary-free night of fun! Enjoy nighttime hayrides and a fun corn maze to get in the Fall spirit. During the night there is also a large bonfire to sit and soak in the night.
Fridays and Saturdays beginning September 23, 6 pm – 10 pm
Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester NJ 07930
For more information, please call 908-879-7189

Fall Harvest Weekends
Located in Central Jersey, go to VonThun Farms to enjoy all things Fall!! At their Fall Harvest Weekends, kids and adults alike can enjoy the corn maze, pumpkin patch, inflatable obstacle course and so much more. Indulge in some apple cider donuts, pies and kettle corn.
Saturdays and Sundays from September 24 to Halloween, 10 am- 5 pm
VonThun Farms, 519 Ridge Rd. Monmouth Junction, NJ 08852
For more information, please call 732-329-8656

Fall Family Weekends
Does your family love picking your own apples and pumpkins? Do you enjoy Fall activities like fresh pies, corn mazes and pony rides? Terhune Orchards’ Fall Family Weekends is the place to be. Live entertainment and an assortment of delicious food will also be available.
Saturdays and Sundays beginning September 25 through October 29, 10 am-5 pm
Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Road Princeton, NJ 08540
For more information, please call 609-924-2310

Fall Festival
Pumpkin bowling, pony rides, potato sack slide and a corn maze are just some of the activities the family can enjoy at Snyders Farm. Each year, the farm is the host to a fun and exciting Fall Festival to help usher in the season. There are pumpkins galore and lots of fall fun.
Saturdays and Sundays starting October 1 to October 30, 11 am- 6 pm
Snyders Farm, 586 South Middlebush Road, Somerset NJ 08873
For more information, please call 732-496-0441


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