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Where to Pick Your Own Pumpkins in Fairfield County

Halloween is just around the corner. We've covered pumpkin picking in New Haven and Litchfield Counties. Now it's time to check out the Fairfield County's pumpkin patches and farm stands.

 

In to visit. But what about those days when you roam around Connecticut, checking out the fall foliage or taking a day trip?

Here's a list of places to pick pumpkins in Fairfield County.

Blue Jay Orchards, 125 Plumtress Rd., Bethel. On weekends in October, take a hayride to the pumpkin patch, where you can pick from hundreds of pumpkins, large and small. 203-748-0119. Wagon rides on the weekends from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. www.bluejayorchardsct.com/

Castle Hill Farm, 25 Sugar Ln., Newtown. This farm offers a corn maze, a patch to pick your own pumpkins and on the weekends, hay rides and pony rides. Hours for pumpkin picking is 2-5 p.m. on the weekdays and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. on the weekends until Oct. 31. 203-426-5487. http://www.castlehillfarm.net/

Jones Family Farms - Pumpkinseed Hill, 120 Beardsley Rd., Shelton. The farm offers daily pumpkin picking and hayrides (weather permitting) with more than 50 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds. 203-929-8425. http://www.jonesfamilyfarms.com/

Plasko’s Farm, 670 Daniels Farm Rd., Trumbull. This market has already-picked pumpkins for sale and boasts a corn maze and “one of the largest” displays of pumpkins, gourds and Indian corn in the area. 203-268-2716. Open daily from 9 a.m.-6 p.m http://plaskosfarm.com

 St. John’s Lutheran Church, 884 Newfield Ave., Stamford. The church grounds are transformed annual into a pumpkin patch, open from Oct. 13 to 31. Hours Monday-Friday are 3-8 p.m., on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sundays from 11:30 a.m.-8 p.m. 203-322-0066. http://www.stjohnelca.org/pumpkin.html

Silverman’s Farm, 451 Sport Hill Rd., Easton. This farm offers apple and pumpkin picking. Open daily from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 203-261-3306. http://www.silvermansfarm.com/

For more information on all these farms visit Pumpkin Patches and More.

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