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Pittsburgh area fall festivals and pumpkin patches

Written by Heather Starr Fiedler. Posted in Pittsburgh Family Fun

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Map Courtesy of Catherine Tsavalas from the Point Park News Service
 


NORTH


Reilly's Summer Seat Farm

1120 Roosevelt Road   
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
(near Wexford)

Reilly's Summer Seat Farm and Garden Center  is located in the Mount Nebo region of the North Hills in Ohio Township.

Mon-Fri: 9AM-6PM
Saturday: 9AM-6PM
Sunday: 10AM-6PM

On weekends, wagons depart for the pumpkin patch between 10 AM & 4 PM

Each year, Reilly's Summer Seat Farm & Garden Center offers festivals, tours, school field trips, and birthday parties that are entertaining for the entire family.  Within 15 minutes of downtown Pittsburgh, Reilly's offers residents of Allegheny County (and other surrounding areas in southwestern PA) an opportunity to experience the country and have some great festival fun.

Harvest Festival of Fun

Every October Weekend - Reilly's Harvest Festival runs from 10 AM to 4 PM. Reilly's is open every weekend for a Harvest Festival of Fun! Hayrides to the great pumpkin patch where you'll find all sizes of pumpkins for your picking pleasure, the New Boo Barn with added excitement, the Cornstalk maze, Marshmallow roast, Balloon Typhoon, Pedal Go Carts, and much, much more.  A one-price a super Harvest Festival ticket includes activities. No reservations needed, just come and have fun!

The Garden Center has beautiful mums, asters, cornstalks, bales of hay, gourds, mini-pumpkins and Halloween decorations, as well as a beautiful array of fall plants and grasses – everything you need do prepare for the Autumn season. Pumpkins are sold by the pound from September to November.

  • Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
  • Pony Rides & Petting Zoo
  • Boo Barn
  • Face Painting
  • Cow Milking
  • Balloon Typhoon
  • Pedal Go Carts
  • Cornstalk Maze
  • Scarecrow-Making
  • Country Store
  • Wanda’s Games
  • Ducky Plucky
  • Carmel Apples
  • Refreshments
  • No reservations needed

The cost is $6.50/person

 


Shenot Farm & Market

3754 Wexford Run Road
Wexford, PA  15090

Beginning  the last weekend in September and every weekend in October, plus Columbus Day, we offer hayrides to our pumpkin patch and corn maze.

It is a great way to spend an afternoon with your family, and it’s the perfect time to get your jack-o-lanterns, cornstalks, straw bales, decorative Indian corn–as well as our delicious sweet corn, apples, cider, and vegetables.  Of course don’t forget to stop at the fudge counter!

Our hayrides to the pumpkin patch and corn maze are from 11:00 A.M.to 5:00 P.M. Saturdays and Sundays.  Columbus Day hayrides are 1:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.

 


 

Soergel Orchards Family Farm

2573 Brandt School Road
Wexford, PA 15090

Fall Festival
Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
September 22 - October 30


EAT
There will be a ton a great food every fall festival weekend including hot dogs, kettle corn, pie, apple cider, hot sandwiches, candy apples, caramel apples, funnel cake, ice cream and more!

SHOP
decor, accessories, signature items, seasonal fragrance candles, harvest, fall and thanksgiving decor, scarves, pashminas, steeler gear, seasonal cards, children's knit hats, yard decorations, soergel's signature items.

PLAY
Come play all your favorite festival games and try some new ones too! We have games suited for children of all ages and some free activities as well!

Pumpkin Painting Face Painting Cornstalk Maze Hay Tunnel Duck Pond Duck Race Sluice Ring Toss Balloon Chase Bounce House Train Flippin' Fish Spin Art Cider Slugger Shootin' Gallery Pirate Ship play area* Haystack* Tiny Town play area* Farm Animals*

ENJOY (Tickets are $1 each)
Pick your own pumpkins 11-5 pm
Hayrides to the pumpkin patch 11-5 pm (2 tickets)
Pony rides 1-3 pm (2 tickets)
Horse drawn wagon rides 2-4 pm (2 tickets)
Free samples and demonstrations

EXPERIENCE
Create new memories or spark old memories with fun times at our family's farm. Reconnect with the land and your food! Be sure to capture those memories at our many photo-ready displays...all that's missing is you!


 

Irons Mill Farmstead

252 Greenfield Road
New Wilmington, PA 16142
Phone: 724.992.9343

Jumpin’ Jackdaws!
Kids’ eyes will light up with excitement at the first look at this enormous pillow made for jumping on!  Kids and adults will never forget this jumping experience — it will become a new fall tradition!

Hayslide Hill!
Our barn is filled with hay bales arranged into a maze design with none other than a giant super slide at one end!  If the kids have not bounced off their energy on Jumpin’ Jackdaws, they will surely do so running and crawling through this amazing hay mountain!  The mountain is under roof and well lit so it can be enjoyed from opening to closing!

Rubber Duck Races!
Children and adults alike will have a ball at the Duck Races!  They are one of the most popular attractions at Iron’s Mill Farmstead!  Happy [water] pumping!

Corncob Beach!
What could be more fun than a giant box of corn to play in!  Kids of all ages will have a blast rolling and playing in this corny box of fun!  It is sure to be one of the main attractions at Iron’s Mill Farmstead.  Benches are handy for parents to watch the kids laugh with delight.

Cackleberry Bounce!
Simply fun!  Children of all ages can hop and bounce on giant balls of different sizes.  You will hear them giggle and laugh as they hop-hop-hop around the corral!

Pumpkin Slingshots!
Test your skills at the pumpkin slingshots!  Targets of all sorts will be waiting for you to fling pumpkins at them!

Climb Mount Arthur!
What kid doesn’t love to climb?  Climbing Mt. Arthur isn’t just climbing any old mountain, it’s a mountain of none other than: tractor tires!!! Now, that’s good old-fashioned farm fun!

Pony Express!
Sundays in October, some very special visitors will be at the farm … Ponies!  Saddle up and enjoy an unforgettable, fall pony ride!

 

 

 


SOUTH


Springhouse Market

1531 Route 136
Washington, PA 15301

(724) 228-3339

11:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.

Great Pumpkin Weekends
Every weekend in October

  • Spidey Sling
    Corn Crib Box
    Pumpkin Patch Hayrides
    Corn Maze
    Giant Hay Bales
    Pumpkin Land
    Hillside Slide
    Petting Zoo

Pumpkins, Pumpkins, Pumpkins

 


 

Trax Farms

528 Trax Road
Finleyville, PA 15332 (12 miles south of Pittsburgh on Route 88)

Monday-Saturday: 9 am - 8 pm
Sunday: 9 am - 6 pm

42nd Fall Festival
Every Weekend Sept 22 - Oct 28, 10am - 5pm

Family Fun, Great Food, Live Music and Tons of Games!
Enjoy the 43rd Annual Fall Festival at our 147 year old farm, a tradition for many families in the South Hills and greater Pittsburgh area. There's something for everyone from grandparents to grandkids. Enjoy a hayride to our pumpkin patch to pick-your-own pumpkin or see if you can find your way through our giant, 4-acre corn maze! Other fun activities include a petting zoo, pony rides, a bounce house and a lot more. Not only are there fun things to do, there are great things to eat and drink including fresh apple cider and over 15 varieties of apples grown at Trax Farm. For those looking for sweet snacks, we have candy apples, heavenly pumpkin gobs and other seasonal treats from our bakery. Our Garden Cafe will be open to tempt you with delicious hot sandwiches, desserts and drinks. Apple Cider and Caramel Apple Dip during fall festival only!
Activities that Require a Ticket
Rainbow Express Train $3
Trax Challenge/ Corn BIn. Mini MAze $4
Balloon Chase $2
Slide $2
Bounce House $2
Spin Art $2
Land Ball $6
Bungee Jumper $6
Wall Climb $6
Hayrides
Adult $8
Children (3-12) $6
Children 2 and under are FREE
Cash Activities
Pony Rides $4
Glitter Tattoos $5
Petting Zoo is free - need only pay for feeding the animals.
No ATM - cash back available up to $50 with purchase at registers

 

 


Triple B Farms

823 Berry Lane
Monongahela, PA  15063

15 miles South of Pittsburgh off of Route 51

PICK YOUR OWN Apples Every Weekend 10 am - 4 pm

Apple & Pumpkin Festival Dates:    Sept 29th-Oct 31st W-F 4pm-7pm(beginning October 5th)

Saturday/Sunday 10am-6pm (begins Sept 29th) All-Inclusive Farm Activity Wristband (starts Sept 29th – Oct 31st)

Prices for Farm: $11.00 per child….$7.00 per adult  Children 2 & under FREE.

WRISTBAND includes:    BOO BARN    PUMPKINLAND    ROPE MAZE HAYRIDE  FUNNY FARM & PETTING ZOO GIANT SLIDES – 2 slides BARNYARD CARNIVAL & OBSTACLES  MINI-CORNMAZE FARM FLINGER DUCK DERBY & Slide   If families PREFER to pick and choose FARM activities, they may purchase  each individual activity Wed-Fri from 4-7pm. $2.50 per activity per person.  Last wristbands sold at 6pm weekdays.

Refreshments available: FRIDAYS 4pm-6:30pm, SAT & SUN 10am-5pm.

 


Simmons Farm

170 Simmons Farm, McMurray, PA 15317

M-F: 9am - 6:45pm
Weekends: 9am- 5:45pm

Now open through November 7th
7 days a week

Fall Activities Include:

-Besides the over five acres of pumpkins, Simmons Farm offers multiple field activities for children and adults.

A Field Pass (price below) includes access to the following:

- Free Apple sample and cup of cider
- Hay maze and 3 acre corn maze and 1 acre corn maze
- Nature challenge trail
- 100ft slide and smaller Fire Truck slide!
- farm animals

Weekend Extra Activities Include:

- Food Concessions 
- Pumpkin Carving Display 
- Butterfly House (new for 2012)
- Pony Rides - Pumpkin Typhoon - Apple Sling Shot - Music by Fiddlin' Mike and the Fiddlin' Around Band!
-Apple Picking click here for details

(weekend activity availability due to weather may vary call ahead)

Fall Activities plus Hayride: $9.00
Price includes all field activities (listed above),  and hayride to the field (no pumpkin).

Pumpkin/Fall Activities and Hayride: $12.00
This price includes all fall activities a hayride and a pumpkin.
Also includes picking of ear Indian corn from the field (while supplies last) 

Extra Pumpkins: $7.00 
Only if you pick more pumpkins then previously paid for with field pass

 

 


 

EAST


Schramms Farms

1002 Blank Rd.
Jeannette, PA 15644
   

Store Hours:
Monday - Friday 9am - 7pm
Saturday 9am - 6pm
Sunday 10am - 6pm

Schramm's Fall Fest & Pick-your-Own Pumpkins

As the air starts to feel chilly and the leaves turn colorful, the annual Fall Fest begins at Schramm Farms. Starting the first weekend in October and running thru the end of October, we fill the fields with a huge selection of pumpkins for your choosing. To add to the autumn atmosphere we decorate with scarecrows and other festive displays. There is something for the whole family to enjoy.

For the kids (and kids at heart) we have play hay, and a corn stalk maze free of charge. For a few dollars we offer pony rides and hay rides around the pumpkin patch (see price table for details).

Also, there is a wide selection of refreshments, including Hot dogs, snow cones, cotton candy, apple cider slush, and candy and caramel apples. Not to mention farm fresh steamed vegetables, and French Fries made our own potatoes.

In the market customers can enjoy the seasonal favorites. We always have a good supply of pasteurized apple cider (made with our own apples) and huge selection of our homegrown apple varieties which include; Jonathan, Macintosh, Ida Red, Golden Delicious, Red Delicious, Northern Spy, Empire, and Royal Gala.

To assist with your fall decorations we have cornstalks and straw for sale, as well as gourds and Indian corn.

So as the summer starts to fade and the fall season arrives, make Schramm Farms part of your yearly autumn tradition. Stop by to pick your Halloween Pumpkin, buy bushel of apples, or just have a fun filled afternoon.


 

 

 

WEST

 


Hozak Farms

 

488 Anderson-Hozak Rd.  Clinton, PA 15026
724-899-2400    This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Fall Festival
Weekends September 29-October31

10:00 am to 6:00 p.m.  No Admission Fee

 Pony Rides(not available Columbus Day)          Pumpkin Picking                Pumpkin Painting

Face Painting            Refreshments               Musical Entertainment        Fall Decorations 

Hayrides to the pumpkin patch                      Scenic Hayrides through the woods.

 


 

Janoski's Farm and Greenhouse

1714 State Route 30
Clinton, PA

Open Every Weekend in October to the Public~ 10a.m.-5p.m.

Admission $5.00 per person

*Hayride to the Pumpkin Patch

*Petting Zoo

*Straw Jump

*Face Painting

*Pumpkin Painting

*Corn Maze

*Haunted Barn

*Pony Rides (for Children)

*Pedal Bike Path

and much more..

Concession stand Opened as well as the use of the picnic area.

Come join us and celebrate the fall season during our annual Pumpkinland. Enjoy with your family our Haunted Barn, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Straw Jump, Pedal Bike Path, Pony Rides (for Children Only) Petting Zoo, Pumpkin Painting, face painting and much more. There are picnic tables and pavilions. Feel free to pack a lunch or visit our food booth. During this time our Farm Market, Gift Shop, Bakery, and Garden Center are open. Be sure to stop in and see our friendly staff and enjoy the bountiful fall harvest!

 


 

 Reeger's Farm Market

  • 755 Laurel Road
    Shelocta, PA 15774

 (1 hour east of Pittsburgh, near Indiana, PA)

Saturdays  & Sundays 11-4

 Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch - $1.00 each
Pick Your Own Pumpkin in a REAL Pumpkin Field
Corn Maze - $2.00 each  (Benefits Elderton HS Ski Club)
Barnyard - $1.00 each

 

 




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