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Brookfield Pumpkins - Thurmont, MD
Pick your own from the 13 acre pumpkin field late September through Halloween. Free hayrides to the patch Friday through Sunday. Enjoy their 6 acre Corn Maze for the Cure. Petting zoo, corn table and face painting (weekends, additional cost). They are open every day in the fall. Located only five miles north of Frederick. The address is 8302 Ramsburg Road, Thurmont, MD 21788.
Butler’s Orchard - Germantown, MD
Pick your own includes apples (early September to mid-October) and pumpkins (late September through October), as well as Christmas trees in late November. There are daily passes, season passes, and family passes available, with free admission on Wednesdays, which gets you access to the you-pick areas, picnic areas, giant slides, nature trails, and the farm animals, plus a per-pound charge on the produce. They have been hosting their pumpkin festival with pick your own pumpkins for more than thirty years. This year’s festival runs from the last weekend in September through weekends in October. Festival admission is $12 per person (under 24 months free) and includes free activities such as tractor driven hayrides, spider web, corn box, twisted corn maze, corn hole, giant slides, straw maze, pedal tractors and playground. Additional fee for pony rides, face painting kids crafts and pumpkin cannon (select days). They also run group hayrides by appointment. Pumpkins available up to 80+ pounds at a price of 65 cents per pound. Check Butler’s web page for dates. Their address is 22200 Davis Mill Road, Germantown, MD 20876, about 7 miles north of Gaithersburg.
Gaver Tree Farm - Mt. Airy, MD
Fall season opens in early September and runs every day through early November. The farm was started in 1978 when Michael Gaver planted and sold cut your own Christmas trees. They started planting pumpkins in 1998. Free hayrides to the 15 acre pick-your-own pumpkins patch every weekend. Fall festivities start in early September and run through early November. Also a 5 acre cornfield maze, farm animals, slides, jumping pillow pedal karts, cow train, and pit, tire playground, straw mountain and more. Fall fun nights on Friday and Saturday nights in October feature the moonlight flashlight maze. Located east of Frederick. One of the most popular Maryland farms. It is located at 5501 Detrick Road, Mt. Airy, MD 21771. It is about 11 miles east of Frederick.
Homestead Farm - Poolesville, MD
A pick your own farm with pumpkin and apple picking in the fall. Apples are generally available from late August through late October, with different varieties available throughout the seasons. Pumpkins are available from late September through Halloween. Hayrides to the patch available to the general public for $3 per person but you may also walk if you wish. The Allnut family has farmed in Montgomery County since 1763, with the current 230 acre farm a portion of the original land worked. Their address is 15604 Sugarland Road, Poolesville, MD 20837, about 11 miles west of Gaithersburg and 26 miles northwest of DC.
Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch - Middletown, MD
Opening day is around the middle of September. Jumbo’s has pick your own pumpkins, hayrides, pony rides and a petting zoo. The Cosmic Corn Maze is also located on their 131 acre farm in Middletown Valley. They have 30 acres of pick your own pumpkins and a 15 acre corn maze. They are open from the middle of September through October 31st. Their address is 6521 Holter Road, Middletown, MD 21769. It is about 7 miles west of Frederick.
Mayne’s Tree Farm - Buckeystown, MD
Pumpkin patch is open everyday in October. Enjoy hayrides, moon bounce, straw jumpin, scarecrow making, face painting (weekends), pumpkin sling shot and a antique tractor display. They also have a corn maze and apple cider. Located just 6 miles south of Frederick. Their address is 3420 Buckeystown Pike, Buckeystown, MD.
Sharp’s at Waterford Farm - Brookeville, MD
Pumpkin patch, hayrides and five acre maze on this 530 acre farm located in Howard County. Mini maze available for small children. It has been family owned and operated since 1903. They will be open every weekend from late September to November 1st. No parking or admission fees. Feed the farm animals, observe the bee hives, walk the nature trail or shop the fully stocked country store. Their address is 4003 Jennings Chapel Road, Brookeville, MD 20833. It is about 14 miles northeast of Gaithersburg.
Summers Farm - Frederick, MD
Opens this fall in the middle of September and runs through early November. The Summers family has been farming in Frederick for three generations. Jeff and Theresa Summers Greenwood will open their farm for fall fun in late September. In addition to pumpkin picking, there’s also a right turn only maze and corn maze. Other activities for you to enjoy on the visit include the barnyard animals, nighttime fireworks or play a round of farmer golf. Their address is 5620 Butterfly Lane, Frederick, MD 21703. It is about 4 miles west of Frederick.