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2017 Guide to Pumpkin Picking and Fall Fun in the RVA


 
2017 Guide to Pumpkin Picking and Fall Fun in the RVA

Richmond is so beautiful in the fall. Moreso because there is a myriad of things to do in the pleasantly cool weather. Who doesn’t look forward to the orange in the fall decor? And what better way to connect with family and make memories while picking those perfect pumpkins to put around your house or cook up something delicious. 

Richmond is so beautiful in the fall. Moreso because there is a myriad of things to do in the pleasantly cool weather. Who doesn’t look forward to the orange in the fall decor? And what better way to connect with family and make memories while picking those perfect pumpkins to put around your house or cook up something delicious. 

We’re happy to bring you the various places you can go to enjoy family time with pumpkin picking, hay rides, Halloween fun, and more.

See our Google Map at the bottom for a bird’s-eye view of all of the options. 

Ashland Berry Farm
804-227-3601
12607 Old Ridge Home
Beaverdam, VA 23015

September 30th – Pumpkin Picking Starts (Also, first night of Horror On The Farm)
September 22nd – Haunt Orientation 
October 31st – Special Lights Out Haunt Night 

  • Pick Your Own Pumpkins 
  • Halloween Shop
  • Country Store
  • Donut Shop 
  • Fall Harvest Tours
Erin's husband doing the Ashland Berry Farm "All You Can Carry" for $20.

Erin’s husband doing the Ashland Berry Farm “All You Can Carry” for $20.

How Tall This Fall - Ashland Berry Farm

Liz’s family makes a tradition of getting fall pictures in front of the How Tall This Fall display at Ashland Berry Farm.


Lloyd Family Farms 
804-378-0068
12204 Pinhook Rd
Rockville, VA 23146

September 29th – Open Fridays 1 pm to 6 pm and Every Sat/Sun 9 am – 6 pm

  • Corn Maze – all ages
  • Pony Rides – children all ages
  • Face Painting – all ages
  • Real Working Paso Fino Horse Farm
  • Hay Rides 
  • Yummy Food 
  • Pumpkins available to be purchased individually at $.79 a pound. You can pick your own or choose from already picked ones. 
Aditi and her family went to Lloyd Family Farms.

Aditi and her family bundled up and headed to Lloyd Family Farms for some fall fun.

Tinker Family - Fall Pictures

The Tinker family visited Lloyd Family Farms to make fall family memories. 


Gallmeyer Farms 
804-222-2285
4506 Millers Lane
Richmond, VA 23231

September 30th/October 1st – Fall Festival 10 am – 5 pm  

  • Live Music
  • Hay Rides
  • Bounce House
  • Straw Bale Maze 
  • Picnic and Play Area 

Hours of Operation

Sunday – Thursday (9 am – 8 pm) 
Friday and Saturday (9 am – 9 pm)

Deanna got some adorable baby pics at Gallmeyer Farms.

Deanna got some adorable baby pics at Gallmeyer Farms.


Chesterfield Berry Farm 
804-739-2404
26002 Pear Orchard Road
Moseley, VA 23120 

September 23rd – November 5th 
Saturdays & Sundays 9 am – 5 pm 

  • Pick Your Own Pumpkin
  • Hay Ride 
  • 2017 Pirate Ship Corn Maze
  • All Day Play in The Fun Zone 
  • Barrel Train Ride Ticket 
  • Wagon Train Ride 
  • Scary Fun Barn
  • Animal Feeding 
  • Paintball Target Shoot 

Admission ranges from $12 – $18. There are three types of passes to choose from so you pay only for what you want to do. 

Liz's kids like to play in the giant tub of corn and run through the kiddie haunted house.

Play in the giant tub of corn and run through the kiddie haunted house (Scary Fun Barn) after taking a hayride to get pumpkins.


Swift Creek Berry Farm 
804-739-2037
17210 Genito Road
Moseley, VA 23120

Will be opening mid-September. Check their Facebook page to stay updated on times and dates. 

  • Pumpkin Picking 
  • Field Games
  • Straw Maze
  • Pumpkin Painting
  • First Pit for Everyone
  • Picnic Tables for Enjoying Family Time 
  • Green House With Fall Plans 

Pumpkins


Hanover Vegetable Farm
804-752-2334
13580 Ashland Rd
Ashland, VA 23005

October 14th/15th – Gourds, Goblets and Ghouls Festival. You can purchase tickets and get all the information here. Some of the fun available on the Farm (for purchase) are – 

  • Pumpkin Picking 
  • Corn Sling
  • Pallet Maze
  • Petting Zoo
  • Charlotte’s Web Hide and Seek
  • Face Painting
  • Pony Rides 
  • Indoor Haunted House
  • Outdoor Corn Maze
  • 3 min Escape Room
  • Live Music 
  • Red Vein Haunted House 
  • Food (Carytown Burgers, Smokin Taurus, Woodhead Grill)
  • Pumpkin Pie Contest
  • Beer Garden

Pumpkins


Holly Fork Farm 
804-366-6349
4901 Holly Fork Road
Barhamsville, Va  23011

September 23rd – Patch opening for pumpkins, all varieties, every budget. Wagons provided. 

  • Delicious Food Options
  • Hay Rides
  • Pony Rides
  • Farm Express Rides
  • Pops Treat Shop 
  • Buttermilk Biscuits
  • Old Fashioned Farm Fun
  • Pay for activities you participate in. 

October 13th – 7 pm to 10 pm – Harley Boone ( Live Music) – Call or Email for Tickets

October 21st – 10 am to 4 pm – Harvest Hoedown – $2 admission  (free reusable shopping totes for first 200 families) 

Pumpkins


Mt Olympus Farm
804-448-0395
23298 Jefferson Davis Highway 
Ruther Glen, VA 22546

PYO pumpkins in October. Check their Facebook page for pricing and availability. Open Thursday – Saturday ( 10 am – 6 pm ) 

  • Hayrides around the Farm
  • Pumpkin Picking

Pumpkins


Miller Farms Market 
540-850-5009
12101 Orange Plank Road
Locust Grove, VA 22508

During Pumpkin season patch is open Monday to Friday from 4:30 pm to 6 pm and on Saturdays 9 am to 5 pm. Closed Sundays.

Pumpkins available for $.75 per pound. Or wheelbarrow load for $80. 

October 1st – Annual Taste of the Market. 

  • Hayrides
  • Food
  • Free parking
  • How to cook a pumpkin

No admission charge! Pay for your pumpkin.

Pumpkins


Carter Mountain Orchard
1435 Carters Mountain Trail
Charlottesville, VA 22901

October 28th – 3rd Annual Halloween Spooktacular

  • Pumpkin Carving Contest
  • Halloween Parade
  • Caramel Apple Dipping Station
  • Trick or Treat
  • Hayrides

While Carter Mountain Orchard is famous for their apple picking, it has great fall festivities happening at this time of year. Don’t miss their world famous donuts and apple cider while you’re there. 

Carter's Mountain near Charlottesville, VA.

Apple picking, fresh apple doughnuts, hayrides, beautiful views, and pumpkins! Carter Mountain Orchard near Charlottesville, VA.


If you do visit the above places, do share your pictures with us at Richmond Moms Blog on our Facebook page. We love seeing happy families enjoying the fall with all that the RVA has to offer!

Richmond Moms Blog :: Pumpkin Picking Map 

Click on the map for an interactive version.

Richmond Moms Blog Pumpkin Map

Richmond Moms Blog :: Pumpkin Picking Map :: Make some fun fall family memories this year!

 

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