Today is October 1st and that means there’s only a month left until Halloween! On one of these beautiful fall days, a trip to the pumpkin patch is the perfect way to get into the spirit of spooky season.
The leaves are changing colours and fall is in the air. Head down to one of these awesome pumpkin patches and get started on that Jack-o’-lantern!
1. Saunders Farm
Fun both day and night, Saunders Farm is one of Ottawa’s most popular spots for pumpkin picking and all the Halloween festivities you desire. They’ve got mazes to get lost in, a Cider House for a boozy treat, kettle corn snacks and even a zip line! There’s something for everyone here.
Where: 7893 Bleeks Road Munster, ON
2. Kiwan Farms
Grab all the mini pumpkins your heart desires! Kiwan Farms is a family-owned fruits and vegetable business that has been serving Ottawa for years. Grab some friends and pick up all the different kinds of pumpkins – for decoration, carving and all your baking needs!
Where: 3485 Hawthorne Road Ottawa, ON
3. Proulx Farm
Hop on a spooky wagon ride through the mysterious forest and enjoy the beautiful colours of the changing leaves. The pumpkin patch and halloween set up at Ferme Proulx et Érablière is a fantastic weekend visit for the whole family. Take your time sifting through all the crazy looking gourds and enjoy!
Where: 1865 Chemin O’Toole, Cumberland (Ottawa), ON
4. Cannamore Orchard
The well-known Cannamore Orchard seriously has everything. Family-friendly pumpkin picking all day and the spookiest Acres of Terror at night. Satisfy all those spooky season desires in one place! This pumpkin patch hosts Family Fun weekends where you can hop aboard the cow-train or wagon, visit the hedge mazes and enjoy some fresh fudge – all at the Orchard!
Where: 1480 County Road 32 Crysler, ON
5. Ferme l’Artisan Farm
This awesome farm only 45 minutes from Ottawa has over 15 different kinds of pumpkins and 3 kinds of squash to choose from. Take your time to wander through Ferme L’Artisan’s beautiful pumpkin patch and choose your favourite before picking up some of their famous apple cider. Yum!
Where: 3932 ch.concession 14 rd. Fournier, ON