*Pictured Above: Howells Family Pumpkin Farm*
It’s harvest season in Niagara, and this means people are grabbing their little ones and heading out to take advantage of the Niagara pumpkin farms! There are plenty of things to do in Niagara once the weather gets cooler, and pumpkin picking while having fun with the kids is among one of the top favorites. Here is a list of some of Niagara’s best:
Howells Family Pumpkin Farm
Location: 2878 Holland Road, Fonthill, ON. 905-892-3918
**Please note: Howells is offering FREE admission on September 24th – 25th online only by clicking here.
There is a wide variety of things to do! As you can see from the photo below, there are plenty of ways to “Have Fun @ Howell’s”! They are open 7 days a week from Friday, October 7th until October 31st, however they are open on September 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25th and October 1st and 2nd for the weekends.
For their admission pricing click here , and for their hours of operation (it varies) click here.
*Please visit them online at www.ahowlinggoodtime.com for more information*
Warner Ranch and Pumpkin Farm
Location: 7705 Schisler Road, Niagara Falls, ON. 905-384-2684
Warner Ranch and Pumpkin Farm offers over 200 acres of year round entertainment for the whole family. They are open daily from 8:00 am to Dusk and there is no general admission fee. This is a real working Belgian horse farm, with many daily activities. There are pony rides for the children for $4.00, horse drawn hay rides, a petting zoo, and a corn maze (all $2.00 each). On weekends (weather permitting) there is also an inflatable bounce house, and Belgian horse-drawn carriage rides (10 am to 4 pm) for $2.00 as well.
They offer pumpkins of every shape and size, corn stalks, straw, hay bales, apples, squash, Indian corn, and more to complete your Fall and Halloween decorating needs at one of the most popular Niagara pumpkin farms.
*Fall and Halloween decorating opens on Saturday, September 10 and ends on November 1st, 2016
*Please visit them online at www.warnerranchandpumpkinfarm.com for more information*
Bry-Anne Farms Pumpkin Patch
Location: 471 Foss Road, Fenwick, ON. (905) 892-8999
Bry-Anne Farms is open almost year round, but in October it becomes “The Great Pumpkin Patch”. Open from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm, Monday to Saturday, you can visit the Pumpkin Discovery Center, play miniature golf, take a hayride, get lost in the straw or hay maze or explore the barn. Kids can also play in the hay playplace. Homemade apple or pumpkin pies may be purchased here, as well as apples, pumpkins, sweet corn, various kinds of vegetables, squash and gourds and hay bails for home use. The farm has a variety of animals, and visitors can tour the century old barn.
*Please call at the number above for more information, or email [email protected]*
Lastly, there is a one day event at Happy Rolph’s Animal Farm (650 Read Road, St.Catharines) on Saturday, October 15th, 2016…
Time: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
A fun-filled family Fall festival with plenty of games, activities and entertainment, including:
– Pumpkin Carving Contest
– Scarecrow Building
– Inflatable Bouncers
– Face Painting
– Hay Dive
– Craft Table
– Live Entertainment
– Pony Rides ($5 fee)