Looking for something fun and unique to do near you? Festivals for food or wine lovers, pop-up farmers’ markets, limited-edition beer releases, holiday festivities with haunted hayrides or Santa visits, hops harvest celebrations and so much more are planned and promoted by farms, restaurants, wineries and breweries all year long. These events are added and updated often so check back for details.
Hayride, haunted barn, u-pick pumpkins, bakery, cider donuts, fall squash, apples and cider.
Ideal Farm and Garden: 222 Route 15, Lafayette, NJ 07848
What better time to come out to the farm than on those crisp Fall days! Take a hayride to explore our 5 Acre Corn Maze and pick your own Apples and Pumpkins. Every weekend starting September 15th through October 28th we celebrate with a Fall Festival. When you get back from the hayride, we welcome you to visit our Animal Farm and spend the afternoon enjoying live music and delicious food from our Food Tent!
Johnson's Locust Hall Farm: 2691 Monmouth Rd., Jobstown
Join us on Saturday and Sunday, September 21st and 22nd for a Roasted Corn Festival at the Oldwick Cider Mill in Oldwick, NJ. Enjoy apple picking, hay wagon rides, scavenger hunt, roasted corn and for the adults, sample our hard ciders at the Hard Cider Tent and enjoy a draft at the orchard. $2 entry fee includes hay wagon ride. Pick your own apples just $1.59/ pound when you pick over 10 pounds. www.melickstownfarm.com
On the Farm
Spend a family day on the farm in scenic Long Valley, NJ. As the leaves change on the mountain, big tractors pull hayrides down the pumpkin patch, where you can search for the perfect pumpkin and pick it right of the vine. Get lost in our corn maze and visit our friendly farm animals. Our farmstore is also open with fall favorites like delicious local apples, apple cider, apple cider donuts, pies and more! Weekday store hours are 9-7 and activities open from 12-6. On the weekends our activities are open 9-6 and in addition to hayrides to PYO pumpkins, corn maze we also have Monster Truck Rides, train rides, an apple cannon and pony rides. No admission fee. For more information visit www.ortfarms.com/fall *Concessions available on weekends*
Ort Farms: 25 Bartley Road, Long Valley, NJ 07853
Live entertainment, hayrides, pony rides, face painting, games, pick-your-own pumpkins, crafts.
Samahas Country Farm Market: 704 Lloyd Rd, Aberdeen, NJ 07747
Come to Terhune Orchards for a day of family fun on the farm! What better way to celebrate fall than with Pick-Your-Own Apples and Pumpkins! Enjoy pony rides, wagon rides, visit the Corn Stalk Maze, Hay Bale Maze and our barnyard of farm animals. Children can enjoy face painting and pumpkin painting. Don't worry about lunch, there's lots of food available - soup, chili, hot dogs, pies, apple cider donuts, apple cider, and more! Terhune Orchards features live music played by some of our best local talent, (between noon and 4pm).
Terhune Orchards: 330 Cold Soil Road, Princeton
Fun for the entire family. Join us for an afternoon of all your favorite fall produce. Pumpkins of all sizes and shapes apples, cranberries, gourds, indian corn and corn stalks for all of your favorite decorating.For more information please call Tri-County Cooperative 609-448-0193 or 609-284-2375
619 Route 33 West (Mercer Street), Hightstown, NJ