Long Island Fall Fun Guide: Festivals, Pumpkins, Hay Rides, Mazes & More!
Pumpkin & Fall Festivals
- September 21st- October 27th- White Post Farms Fall Farm Festival
- Dates Vary- Old Bethpage Restoration- The Long Island Fair
- September 21st-22nd- East End Marittime Festival
- September 28th- Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery Fall Festival Fundraiser
- September 28th & 29th- Harbes Pumpkin Festival is
- September 29th-October 27th- Schmitt's Annual Fall Festival is
- October 6th- Hicks Nursery- Fall Harvest & Giant Pumpkin Contest
- October 10th- Planting Fields Arboretum- Fall Open House For All & Member Appreciation Day
- October 11th-14th- Long Island Fall Festival
- October 12th (raindate October 20th)- Main Street Nursery Fall Festival
- October 12th & 13th- Montauk Fall Festival
- October 19th & 20th- The Oyster Festival
Pumpkin Fun Facts
- Pumpkins can be grown on every continent except Antarctica
- United States produces about 1.5 billion pounds of pumpkins each year
- Suffolk County was the states largest pumpkin producer in 2013
- The giant pumpkin world record holder is Mathias Willemijns from Germany.
Schmitt Family Farm
Enjoy pumpkin picking, hay rides, farm animals and even find Halloween decor. There is also a haunted mansion and a 7-acre corn maze. The Haunted Mansion and two other attractions become super spooky and are open from 7pm-11pm on certain days of the week.
Just outside the Five Harbors
Find Otto the Ghost and share your pictures. Find a great pumpkin, pick a spooky plant, enjoy the beautiful fall plants and animals, or meet the farm animals.
Beyond the Five Harbors
Stakey's Pumpkin Farm
Located in Aquebogue, Stakeys has something for the whole family including a flower shop, pumpkin picking, hay rides, corn maze, face painting, snack shop and more.
Helens Greenhouses & Flower Farm
Located in Aquebogue, Helen's features U-Pick Pumpkins, fresh vegetables, mums, tractor & horse hay rides.