Pumpkin picking is wonderfully seasonal — a field of deep green roots and soft soil, covered with multicolored gourds, surrounded by trees of red, orange and yellow leaves. What could be more typical of autumn? Union Warf residents: do not miss the opportunity to pick pumpkins this fall—it’s the prime time this year to pick pumpkins!
Big or small, round or long, orange, or white, there are pumpkins for decorations, carving, or cooking. Inspired to get into the fall spirit? Look no further than these local, Maryland pumpkin patches.
Hitch a free ride on the wagon to the pick-your-own-patch at Gaver Farm. This farm, located in Mount Airy, MD, has more pumpkins to pick than you can imagine. Fall Fun Days include navigating through a corn maze, picking produce, feeding and petting animals, and riding down giant slides. As long as your ticket is pre-purchased online, you can engage and enjoy Fall Fun Days to the fullest!
Barnyard Fun at Weber’s Farm is almost a fall dream. A pumpkinland path, mini-tractor ride, farm animals, duck races, tire mountain, maze, and barnyard play structures are just the beginning of all the fun you can have at Weber’s. As long as you pre purchase a ticket, you can enjoy all the activities, including picking your gourdous pumpkin, at this Parkville farm.
Pick your own apples and pumpkins on any Saturday or Sunday at Baugher’s Farm. Can’t make it this weekend? You can still go to the market and pick up any delicious fruit, vegetables, or bakery items during the week. Every weekend in October are Annual Fall Harvest events at Baugher’s, where you can go for a hayride, pick your own pumpkins, and pet some zoo animals!
By popular demand, firework nights are back at Summer’s Farm. There are more than just pumpkins at this Frederick farm. Pig races on the weekends, corn mazes and wood-fired pizza accompany an 18-acre pumpkin picking patch, which brings the biggest smile to anyone who steps foot on Summer’s Farm.
Local Homestead Products
This farm aims to provide the very best produce for their community. On weekends, their pumpkin patch is prepped and prepared for picking! With over 15 varieties, there is no shortage of pumpkins at this farm located in the valley of New Windsor, MD. Even better, you can bring your dog to Local Homestead, as long as they are leashed.
Perfect Jack-O-Lantern pumpkins are waiting to be plucked from their field at Larriland Farm. Located in Western Howard County, the weekends are full of fun activities and good eats, like apple fritters and food trucks!
Show Us Your Pumpkins
Pumpkin picking is too enjoyable to pass up this fall season! Take some time to delve into the wonderful world of autumn, not too far from your home at Union Warf. If you do pick some pumpkins, feel free to decorate your Bozzuto Ledge with them and share your photos with us, @UnionWharf.