With Autumn and Fall right around the corner, most Americans are ready to celebrate the upcoming holidays, including Halloween and Thanksgiving.
Nothing can put you in the fall spirit quite like a pumpkin! If you live in Delaware, you have plenty of options when it comes to pumpkin patches. We’ve even gone and rounded up our picks for the best pumpkin patches in Delaware for you.
Delaware is a magnificent place to live and visit; known for being the first of the original 13 United States, and is home to some of the most historic sights and attractions in the entire country.
Among these attractions are thousands of farms and pumpkin patches, which are located throughout the state. In this article, we’re going to explore some of them. So get in the spirit and enjoy this list of the 10 best pumpkin patches in Delaware!
1. Filasky’s Produce
Address: 1343 Bunker Hill Rd #9033, Middletown, DE 19709
Phone: (302) 378-2754
Our first pick for the best pumpkin patches in Delaware is Filasky’s Produce. Filasky’s Produce is a great stop for those who want a real farm pumpkin but don’t have time to spend the day at a farm. Located in Middletown they fill up a big wagon with fall essentials like various squash and gourds in addition to pumpkins. Filasky’s opens early for those with busy schedules. This is not just your average produce shop. Here you can take part in farm to table food, hayrides, and farm fresh ice cream.
2. Arasapha Farm’s
Address: 1835 Middletown Rd, Glen Mills, PA 19342
Phone: (610) 459-3212
Another farm perfect for a fall family day is Arasapha Farms. If a pumpkin is all you are looking for, enjoy a hayride to the pumpkin patch. They really have an endless amount of family activities here. For little kids visit the petting zoo, variety of bounce houses, or take a train ride. Anyone will enjoy the gem mining experience, hay and corn mazes, and pedal carts. Something for everyone.
3. Ramsey’s Farm
Address: 500 Ramsey Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803
Phone: (302) 477-1499
While Wilmington offers an urban setting don’t miss the autumn beauty that seeps out of the rural scenery at Ramsey’s Farm. They are perfectly placed to capture the idyllic country atmosphere with the urban convenience of being close to the city.
Ramsey’s is located at 330 Ramsey Road and their events calendar is packed full with a wide variety of day and night activities to suit people of all ages. You can enjoy the many acres of wide spaced greenery, take a chance at the geniously crafted corn mazes or pick from over 20,000 pumpkin and squash options. They offer everything from tours to bonfires but check their website because their hours fluctuate.
4. Coleman’s Christmas Tree Farm
Address: 550 Silver Run Rd, Middletown, DE 19709
Phone: (302) 378-8949
While Coleman’s Christmas Tree Farm offers exactly what the name suggests don’t miss out of their great pumpkin patch. Open from 9 to 5 you don’t want to miss out on a selfie with the famous painted teepee. They often offer free hayrides on weekends.
5. Wicked R Western Productions
Address: 2621 Sandy Bend Rd, Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
Phone: (302) 492-3327
Wicked R Western Productions is designed for a quintessential fall experience. They have kid friendly things like pony rides and a petting zoo. Older kids and families will enjoy the more scary attractions like Wicked Woods. And of course you can get your pumpkins as well.
6. Farmer Girl Exotic Gardens
Address: 18940 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
Phone: (302) 645-8398
Not your traditional pumpkin patch, Farmer Girl Exotic Gardens is a must-visit seaside pumpkin patch that has great deals on pumpkins as well as seasonal decor. Run by a true farmer’s daughter the owner of this seaside pumpkin shanty keeps things chic without extreme prices.
7. Loblolly Acres
Address: 3893 Turkey Point Rd, Viola, DE 19979
Phone: (302) 632-6797
This very family friendly farm includes a corn maze and petting zoo. Located in Woodside, Loblolly Acres is a great choice for a day adventure and requires some back road driving. The drive is definitely worth it as there is a lot to do here. You can explore the nature trails, play area, and stop by the cafe for a treat. It is open 7 days a week and a great family destination.
8. Mr. Pepper’s Pumpkin Patch
Address: 13500 Laurel Rd, Laurel, DE 19956
Phone: (302) 245-8616
Mr. Pepper’s Pumpkin Patch in Laurel is anything but a typical pumpkin farm stand. They offer the typical hayride experience at $2 per person but that’s not all! There is also a beehive and great barbecue food!
9. Fifer Orchards
Address: 1919 Allabands Mill Rd, Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
Phone: (302) 697-2141
You can’t list the best pumpkin patches in Delaware without mentioning Fifer Orchards. This Camden-Wyoming farm is family-owned/operated and has a lot to offer during the fall season for both kids and adults. With a six acre corn maze, fun carnival games, sliding boards made of straw and pumpkin painting opportunities, this is one pumpkin patch you don’t want to miss.
They also offer additional perks, which differ depending on the day you visit, including live concerts, train rides, a moon bounce and a variety of delectable fall treats like squash and apple cider. As far as the pumpkins go, you can pick whichever one catches your (or your kids’) eye.
10. T.S. Smith & Sons
Address: 8887 Redden Rd, Bridgeville, DE 19933
Phone: (302) 337-8271
Last on our list for the best pumpkin patches in Delaware is T.S. Smith and Son’s. T.S. Smith and Son’s is located in Bridgeville, Delaware. This farm is huge with its 800 acres and a great place for a wedding or family reunion. It is the oldest facility in the region offering apples, peaches, and nectarines. They also have a great selection of various pumpkin varieties.
Visit Some of The Best Pumpkin Patches in Delaware!
The fall season only comes once a year, so get out there and enjoy some (or all!) of the locations on this list of the best pumpkin patches in Delaware. Make a day of it and bring the entire family along; just remember to save some space in the car for the pumpkins!
It’s important to understand, though, that some of these pumpkin patches might have limitations or special safety protocols this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To avoid any disappointments, I recommend either visiting the main website for the pumpkin patch you plan to visit prior to going or giving them a call. All of the contact information is listed above.