Thursday, September 25, 2014

Pickin' Pumpkins for Just Pennies!

Pumpkin picking season is upon us.  If you are not careful, the very simple of idea of going on a hayride to pick the perfect pumpkin can turn into a VERY expensive outing! Here is a comparison of area farms and their prices along with their additional attractions. Remember, if you are pumpkin picking the cost of the pumpkin is , for most cases, an additional cost from the wagon or hayride to the patch.  Please check their website for complete information. If you use another farm, please email me and I'll add it to the list! You make the decision, who has the best deal?

Prices are subject to change. Call ahead and/or check website.
Updated October 2014


Farm Name         Location        Hayride CostPumpkin
 Other Attractions
Johnson's Farm Medford, NJ $3.75/pp$.79/lbDiscovery Barnyard and Animal Farm
($7.50/pchild and $3.75/adults)
Corn Maze($3.50)
On weekday, all paid hayriders get half-off Discovery Barnyard and Animal Farm. Farm Market, Bathrooms, tables for eating.
Conte's Farm Tabernacle, NJ $2.00/pp $.60/lbCorn MazeIf you return with a pumpkin,$2 is taken off the cost of the pumpkin, so essentially the ride to the patch is free. Eating Area. Farm Market and ice cream shop.A few animals for viewing.
Stellwag's Farm
(See Family Penny Pincher's Review)
$5.00/ppincluded in cost of hayrideAndy's Barnyard Animals
Rose Garden
Nature Trails
$5.00 hayride includes a small pumpkin and warm apple cider and cookies served after the ride in the garden center every weekend. Garden Center.
Indian Acres Tree Farm Medford, NJ $3.25/pp$.50-60/lbZipline, Rock Climbing Wall, and Giant Pillow Bounce, Barrel Train Rides ($4.00) Jumpin' Pumpkin ($3.25/pp)
Pony Rides ($4.00)
Haunted Attractions
Free Playground Picnic Tables for eating. Snack Bar and Gift Shop.
Terhune Orchards Princeton, NJ
$.75/lbBarnyard Animals (free)
Walking Trail
Pony Rides (FEE)
Farm Market
Springdale Farm Market Cherry Hill,
$3.50/pp$.79/lbCorn Maze($8.50 kids, $10.00/adults)Bakery, Garden Center, Gift Shop. Picnic area
Creamy Acres Farm Mullica Hill,
$3.00/pp$.45/lb Cornfield Maze ($6.00/pp) day and night. Night of Terror (mature audiences)"Family Day Out Package" $26.00 for a family of 4. (w/coupon) each additional member $7.00. 2 and under free.  Includes wagon ride and corn maze. Playground and Barnyard animals available.
Duffield's Farm Washington Township,
$8.00 with a pumpkin or $4.00 w/o pumpkin (just hayride)included in cost of hayride Barn Bounce ($3.00)
Trike Track ($2.00)
Barnyard Exp. ($3.00)
Corn Maze ($3.00)
Bracelet for all these extra activities $16.00

Scarecrow making on Saturdays and pony rides for an extra cost. Farm Market, large covered pavilion with tables for parties and eating.


Farm Name         Location        Hayride CostPumpkin
 Other Attractions
Shady Brook Farm Yardley,
$12.00/pp$.59/lbPumpkinfest after dark, Horrorfest$12 Includes wagon ride, inflatables, Barn of Horror, Alien Encounter, SBF 500 Racetrack, Straw Maze, Barnyard Animals, Giant Corn Maze, Tee Pee Play Area,Pig Races (wkends only) Coupon Available. Farm Market, bathrooms, tables for eating
Linvilla Orchards Media,
$6.00/pp (not a pumpkin picking hayride)$.69/lbAutumn Moon Hayrides,
Hayrides to the Witches House
The hayride is through their orchards. Pumpkins are already harvested and available in Pumpkinland. Animals are on display and they have a playground. Tables for eating and farm market.
Active Acres Farm Newtown,
$5.00/ hayride and any size pumpkinincluded in cost of hayrideHaunted Hayride, Haunted House in House in the Hollow and Field of FrightNot picking a pumpkin but want to ride the hayride? Just $2.00. $10 you can do hayride and corn maze. Refreshments available and seating. Additional daytime fun includes farm animals, pony rides, moon bounce and more!


38 and counting said...

Did u check Active Acres Farm?? The have hayride, pumpkin and hot chocolate I one ticket price last year it was $5.00. Don't know this year? I took my girl scout troup there for years! They loved it. It down the street from shady brook near the 911 garden of reflection! Yardley Pa and they have Haynes attractions for night as well!!

theORANGElollyPop said...

why isnt there one for california.lolJK! thanks! i always want to go to new jersey. and if i do i'll probably come back

mary li said...

The Pumpkin looks great.

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