Where to Pick the Best Pumpkins in Ontario

One for the basket (or in this case wheelbarrow), one for me. It’s a time honoured tradition, one that affords many delicious opportunities to explore Ontario’s rural places at your own pace.

We’ve gathered up some of our favorite pick-your-own spots into a nice little list for all you pumpkin-loving, bakers and carvers. Take an afternoon, visit a farm and pick your own this season!

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Brooks Farms, Mount Albert

Not only will you find pick-your-own pumpkins, but you can also enjoy their Fun Fall Festival every weekend until November 5th! This festival includes duck races, a pumpkin cannon show, train rides, a zip line. 


McCully’s Hill Farm, Stratford 

This Oxford County farm has it all! Their Harvest Festival runs every weekend in October and you’ll find pumpkin picking, face painting, a craft tent and even a pumpkin catapult! 

HINT: Don’t miss out on their farm store! They offer local meats, homemade preserves and seasonal produce. 

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Forsyth Family Farms, Uxbridge 

Every weekend in October Forsyth Family Farms throws a Harvest Festival featuring scavenger hunts, wagon rides, cookie decorating, pumpkin crafts and press-your-own cider. Plus pumpkin picking of course!


Pingle’s Farm, Hampton

This farm offers visitors free wagon rides to their pumpkin patch where you can pick your heart out! You’ll also find mini-golf, farm animals and a corn maze!

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Photo Credit: Pingle’s Farm


Andrew’s Scenic Acres, Milton

Andrew’s Scenic Acres has fun for the whole family! Pumpkin picking is available until October 31st, and during the month of October they also offer a corn maze, straw mountain and a haunted forest. 


Hutchinson Farm, Burlington

This farm has one of the most diverse pumpkin selections we’ve ever seen! Pick classic pumpkins, red pumpkins, white pumpkins, blue pumpkins, and if you’re really adventurous, you can even pick a 300 pound pumpkin! 

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Photo Credit: Hutchinson Farm


Happy pumpkin picking everyone! Stay tuned for more pick-your-own and fun fall activities. 

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