Fall is almost here, which means it is almost pumpkin season! Our 2424 Penn Blog is giving you a head start by sharing some of the best pumpkin patches in the D.C. area that open at the end of this month. Keep reading to find out where you can get the best pumpkins near your apartment!
22200 Davis Mill Rd., Germantown, MD
Every year Butler’s Orchard has an Annual Pumpkin Festival to celebrate harvest time. The festival includes all kinds of traditional autumn activities in a country setting. Admission to the festival is $12 a person with free admission for children two-years-old and younger. Activities included in your admission to the festival are hayrides, corn hole game, twisted corn maze, giant slides, a playground, and more. Additional activities like pony rides, face painting, picking your own pumpkin, the pumpkin cannon, and the apple slingshot cost extra. Festival foods like hot dogs, hamburgers, soup, sandwiches, cider, caramel apples, various baked goods, and more will also be available for purchase. The festival begins September 30th and runs through October 29th.
15600 Sugarland Rd., Poolesville, MD
Homestead Farm also offers a harvest festival held every weekend in October. Come join the fun and pick your own pumpkins or apples, take a hayride, find your way through the hay maze, and so much more. Visit at different times of the year to take advantage of their pick your own options for seasonal fruits and berries.
40003 Jennings Chapel Rd, Brookeville, MD
Fall festival held each weekend from mid-September to mid-November. Activities include pumpkin picking, corn mazes, hayrides, campfires, feeding animals, and more.
5501 Detrick Rd, Mt. Airy, MD
Open late September through October, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Free hayrides are offered Fri-Sun. The fall festival features a challenging “Casey the Cow” themed corn maze, large farm animal area, straw mountain, pedal bike track, giant slides, pirate ship, bale mazes, toddler corn maze, and play areas.
Which fall activities are your favorite? Let us know in the comments. Thanks for reading our post, and we hope you have a great fall season!
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