Pumpkins are popping up everywhere over the course of the last few weeks. Whether you are looking for a pumpkin patch or a gardening center, pumpkin picking is the perfect activity for cool (or warm) Fall day. Below is a list of local spots selling pumpkins. Please be sure to check each business’ website before heading out for COVID protocols, as well as information on additional activities.
Benedict’s Home & Garden, 480 Purdy Hill Road, Monroe – Pumpkins and Mums are in stock and available. Be sure to check out the Fall Festival that is going on.
Hollandia Nurseries, 2 locations in Bethel – The Old Hawleyville Road location always has an amazing pumpkin display and the store is primarily outside. Don’t forget to stop by the Garden Center on Route 6 for all your fall planting (or decorating) needs.
Stew Leonard’s,99 Federal Road, Danbury – The Garden Center at Stew’s always has a ton of pumpkins and fall flowers. Great stop to add on to any shopping trip.
Blue Jay Orchards, 125 Plumtrees Road, Bethel – Pumpkin patch is open 7 days a week.
Castle Hill Farm, 1 Sugar Lane, Newtown – Pumpkin patch opening at the end of the month. Subscribe to their newsletter for latest farm happenings.
Harris Hill Farm, 106 Ridge Road, New Milford – Open weekends only during October.
Jones Family Farms, Pumpkinseed Hill Farm, 120 Beardsley Road, Shelton – Pumpkin season begins 9/26 and is open daily.
March Farm, 160 Munger Lane, Bethlehem – Pick your own pumpkins will begin in late September at the Hilltop Orchard. No bussing from the farm stand due to COVID. The orchard is a short hike, but the terrain is steep and rocky at points – wear comfortable shoes and bring strollers that can handle tougher terrain.