Family Fun this Fall 2023

Autumn is here and it's the perfect time to head out to local New Jersey farms for fun children's activities and Fall Festivals. Visit U-Pick farms for apple picking and pumpkin picking. Find fun as you make your way out of a corn maze. Bring home Jersey fresh produce - fruits and vegetables, apple cider, pumpkin pies, and more! Please check with venue for admission fees, weather changes, and safety rules. Also see NJ Kids for more things to do this Fall. 

Farm Activities happening in North New Jersey:

Oasis Family Farm - Fall Time Fun

Opening September 23, 2023 through October. Your “agritainment” destination for outdoor Fall Family Fun. Enjoy kid-friendly pumpkin picking, Kids FunZone play area, animals, and more! Stop by for farm fresh local produce. 3 Circle Drive, Robbinsville, NJ,

Secor Farms

Mid September - End of October. Go pumpkin picking in the pumpkin patch, make your way out of a corn maze, or go on a wagon hayride. See Fall decorations all around the farm. Take photos with face cut outs located throughout the farm. Explore the farm’s market for tasty treats! 85 Airmont Ave, Mahwah, NJ,

Wightman Farms - Fall Festival

Starting September, pick your own apples, pumpkins, tomatoes and more! Fun family farm activities, general wagon tours, special Harvest Moon wagon rides, corn mazes, live entertainment, and more! Purchase Tickets in advance. 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester NJ,

Alstede Farms

Starting September, pick your own apples, pumpkins, tomatoes and more! Fun family farm activities, general wagon tours, special Harvest Moon wagon rides, corn mazes, live entertainment, and more! Purchase Tickets in advance. 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester NJ,

Conklin Farms U-Pick

Opening September 23, 2023. Regular hayrides and haunted hayrides (ages 10+) offered on Sat & Sun. U-Pick pumpkins, farm animals, corn maze, snacks, and barn store. 65 River Road, Montville, NJ,

Donaldson Farms

Open September - October. Put on your comfortable walking shoes and venture into a 9 acre Corn Maze! Pumpkin Picking, pony rides, Hayrides, group visits, birthday parties and more! Fall Harvest and Apple Harvest weekends. Check out the farm store filled with fresh baked pies, dairy, apple cider donuts, candy apples and more!  358 Allen Road Hackettstown, NJ,

Fairfield Farms And Greenhouses

Opening 3rd week of September. Fall family friendly activities include hayrides, pumpkin picking, corn maze, rope maze, pumpkin slingshot, rope maze, and farm animals. 177 Big Piece Rd, Fairfield, NJ,

Heaven Hill Farm - Great Pumpkin Festival

September 16, 2023 - November 6, 2023. Largest Fall Festival in Northern New Jersey. Admission includes many activities: Tractor Hay Ride through fields, Corn Maze, Pig races, Farm animals, Barnyard sports, Corn bag toss, Skee-Ball, Giant Straw Bale Pyramid, and more! Buy your tickets online. Don’t forget to bring home a pumpkin ($). 51 State Route 94, Vernon, NJ,

Ort Farms - Fall Festivals

First week of September, Apple picking season starts. Usher in the Fall Festival season in Morris County with hayrides to the pumpkin patch, corn maze, farm animals, pony rides, and more! 25 Bartley Rd, Long Valley, NJ,

Riamede Farm

Now Open. This olde time apple orchard sits on a 68 acre farm. Starting Sept, pick your own apples. Check for varieties and ripe schedule. Dwarf trees are the perfect height for little kids to pick apples. Wagon rides through the orchard only on weekends. Head to the pumpkin patch to find your perfect pumpkin.122 Oakdale Rd, Chester, NJ,

Stony Hill Farms - Fall Fun 2023

September - early November. U-pick apples and pumpkins available. The Maze Fun Park attractions include a giant corn maze, pumpkin patch, hay rides, trike rides, rope maze, gemstone mining, games, and delicious treats! Buy your tickets in advance. 15 North Rd, Chester, NJ,

Farm Activities happening in Central New Jersey:

Snyder's Farm - Fall Festival

September 30, 2023 - October 29, 2023, Weekends Only, 11AM-6PM. Celebrate Fall with U-pick pumpkin picking, U-pick flowers, U-pick sunflower, hay rides, corn maze, big slide, hay bale activities, funny face cutouts for photos, food, music, and more! 586 South Middlebush Rd, Somerset NJ,

Califon Orchard & Melick's Town Farm

Califon Farm Market & Orchard (part of Melick's Town Farm) - Pick your own apples, pumpkins, and flowers. Enjoy scenic hayrides most weekends from September into the first week of November. Activities include tractor wagon rides, fresh apple cider tastings, tractor tire playground, corn maze, and more! 472 County Rd 513, Califon, NJ,

Happy Day Farm - Fall Festival 2023

September 9, 2023 - October 29, 2023. Family farm fun for the whole family! Corn maze, sunflower picking, local honey, and sweet maple syrup. Tug-O-War, pumpkin picking, hay mountain, cornhole, Tilt-A-Maze and many more activities! Food concessions available. Buy your tickets online. 106 Iron Ore Road Manalapan, NJ,

Oldwick Cider Mill and Orchard

Mid September - early November. Hop aboard one of the free wagon rides on weekends and tour the beautiful countryside of the cider mill. Visit the cider mill to see how fresh picked apples are pressed into a delicious blend of pure apple cider. Pick your own apples. 19 King St. Oldwick, NJ,

Terhune Orchards - Family Fun Fall Weekends

September - October, Saturday & Sunday. Celebrate the Apple Harvest and the Fall season with favorite farm activities - cornstalk maze, pedal tractor area, music, painting pumpkins, shows, and nature trails. 330 Cold Soil Rd, Princeton NJ. Pick-Your-Own Apples and Pumpkins! Apple Orchards are located at 13 Van Kirk Rd, Princeton NJ,

Von Thun’s Farms - Fall Festival Weekends

Starting September 16, 2023 - October 29, 2023, weekends only. Kick-off to Fall with fresh air and outdoor fun. Pick-your-own apples & pumpkins, hayrides, large corn maze, over 20+ farm activities & attractions. Browse through farmers market for fresh goodies. 2 farm locations to choose from for Fall Fun, South Brunswick NJ and Washington NJ,

Looking for South Jersey Apple Picking Farms? 

If you're further down South Jersey, here's our top list of Apple Picking Farms in South Jersey and their events!