Pumpkin picking has become a beloved fall ritual and a great way to create special memories with your family, friends, and loved ones. We’ve put together a list of our favourite pumpkin patches in the GTA to visit this fall for beautiful photo opportunities and to pick the perfect pumpkins for Halloween decorating and fall baking. Along with being able to pick your own pumpkin, many of these farms also have other fresh fruit to pick from and plenty of fall activities to take part in. 

Albion Orchards Apple Farm and Country Market

Albion Orchads entrance

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14800 Innis Lake Road, Caledon

This Caledon farm has a pumpkin patch with pumpkins of all different sizes and colours. As October is also apple season, they also have many different apple varieties picked fresh and on display.

Brooks Farm

Pumpkin patch at Brooks Farm

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122 Ashworth Road, Mount Albert

At Brooks Farm, you’ll be met with different basket sizes to choose from upon entry for pumpkin picking. Brooks Farm introduces new activities and produce each year to get you in the fall spirit. While at the farm, checkout the Barnyard Playland, a 10 acre playland with attractions and farm animals.

Andrew's Scenic Acres

Families picking pumpkins at Andrews Scenic Acres

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9365 10th Sideroad, Milton

Located in the beautiful escarpment countryside, Andrew’s Scenic Acres offers pumpkin picking alongside walking trails, wagon-rides, a  playground, an animal corral, a straw mountain climb, a miniature straw maze, and a corn walk. Seasons pass holders get 10% off PYO pumpkins and free pumpkin pie tart.

Downey’s Farm Market

Little boy holding up pumplin

13682 Heart Lake Road, Caledon

Downey’s Farm Market’s Pumpkinfest is loaded with thousands of pumpkins and fun activities, such as unlimited wagon rides, live entertainment, a corn maze, puppet shows, farm animals, and more. The farm’s bakery also serves up yummy treats, including bakery fresh  pies, butter tarts, pumpkin donuts, breads, pastries, and homemade creamy fudge, preserves, honey, and maple syrup.  

Forsythe Family Farms

pumpkins and squash

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1025 Cragg Road, Greenbank

Enjoy pumpkin and apple picking, good food, and family activities at Forsythe Family Farms. On Halloween this year, you can visit the farm for crafts, farm animals, pumpkin carving stations, and a special pumpkin themed quest and scavenger hunt. Children in costume will get half price admission.

Dixie Orchards

pumpkins and squash

Image Credit: Dixie Orchards

14309 Dixie Rd, Inglewood

At Dixie Orchards, you can enjoy the large pumpkin patch, as well as a variety of apples, gourds, and hazelnuts. The farm also has seasonal treats, a corn maze, wagon rides, gifts, and fall decor.

Reesor’s Farm Market

Pumpkin Patch

10825 Ninth Line, Markham

Reesor’s Farm Market has a long history, with the Reesors having lived and farmed in the Markham/Stouffville Ontario area since 1804. Visit their farm this fall to pick your own pumpkins and get lost in the corn maze.

Hutchinson Farm

Pumpkins

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6202 Walkers Line, Burlington

Explore a collection of standard and exotic pumpkins at Hutchinson Farm. The farm also has squash, gourds, and fall raspberries.

Stonehaven Farms

Stonehaven Farms

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7388 Guelph Line, Campbellville

Located in the picturesque Niagara Escarpment, Stonehaven Farms has some amazing homegrown pumpkins for you to pick while you sip on hot apple cider. In support of the Halton Region’s ‘Simply Local’ initiative, Stonehaven Farms offers only local products. Browse their selection of homegrown produce, including asparagus, rhubarb, garlic, tomatoes, sweet corn, local gourmet foods, fresh baked goods, various cheese types, frozen local artisan goods, maple syrup, honey, eggs, pie pumpkins, gourds, preserves, and more.

Murphy’s Farm Market

Pumpkin Patch

Image Credit: Murphy's Farm

5141 Simcoe Road 10, Alliston

Enjoy a one-of-a-kind outdoor experience at Murphy’s Farm Market. This farm has got everything from a market to a Farm Fun Yard with sandboxes, a gravel pit, a playground, 

A Farmer’s Obstacle Course, a Bouncing Pillow, and a Mini Main Street. They also have a corn maze, hay bales, wagon rides, and fall decor. Visit the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkin or get a pre-picked pumpkin at the market. You won’t want to miss out on the pumpkin cannon show and be amazed as you watch pumpkins get launched hundreds of feet into the air then explode as they hit the ground.

Round the Bend Farm

pumpkins patch

16225 Jane Street, Kettleby

Choose from different pumpkins and gourds at Round the Bend Farm. The farm also has plenty of activities, such as a straw maze and corn maze. They even have pumpkin bowling.

Pingle’s Farm Market

Pumpkin Patch

Image Credit: Pingles Farm Market

1805 Taunton Road East, Hampton

Pingle’s Farm Market offers farm fresh fun in the Durham region. When you go pumpkin picking, also be sure to take in the farm views on a wagon ride and have fun in the Alice in Wonderland 6.5 acre corn maze, playland, and mini maze for toddlers. Pingle’s Farm Market is 100% Canadian and partners with local farmers to offer freshly picked, locally grown produce, gourmet grocery items, scratch-made baked goods, and more. All their fruits and vegetables are non-GMO.

Linton’s Farm Market

Pumpkin Patch

Image Credit: Linton's Farm Market

571 Raglan Road East, Oshawa

At Linton’s Farm Market, you can enjoy picking pumpkins of all colours, shapes, and sizes. To top off the fall fun, a pumpkin cannon will fire up on weekends. At the farm, you can also find gourds and decorative corn. Visit the farm market for a wide variety of homegrown fruits and vegetables.

Cooper’s CSA Farm

Pumpkin Patch

266 Ashworth Rd, Zephyr

The Cooper family has been farming in the GTA for almost 200 years. Enjoy picking your own pumpkins from their pumpkin patch then check out the 10 acre corn maze. They also have an outdoor market where you shop available products and produce. 

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