It’s one of the most fun times of year – Fall festival season in Pittsburgh! Farms all across western Pennsylvania are opening their doors for Fall festivals, pumpkin picking, corn mazes, hayrides, and special events over the next two months.
These family-friendly farm events are sometimes weather-dependent, so check each individual location’s website before visiting so you’ll be completely prepared.
Be sure to bookmark this page and use it as a reference all autumn to see what is happening around town. We’ll keep updating it as we find more festivals.
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Fall Festivals Near Me: Pittsburgh Fall Festivals 2022
Fair Haven Farms Fall Festivals
Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from September 16 – October 30
Located just two miles from the Grove City Premium Outlets, this beautiful family farm offers fun for all ages. Visit their Family Fun Center during their Fall Festival weekends, which includes an expanded hayride trail route for a longer, wandering route to the Pumpkin Patch, a Corn Maze, giant bouncy balls, a petting zoo, and a food shack. Fair Havens Farms (206 Lee Road, Grove City)
Iron Mills Farmstead
August 27 – November 5
Located in the heart of Amish Country in New Wilmington, this Fall fun farm opened this year at the end of August, and offers over 35 attractions, including a corn maze, tractor rides, candy cannon show, pig races, slides, corn cob beach, sunflower picking, jumping pillows and more, and is a great trip to take with kids. Tickets start at $15.95 for Thursdays (October only), and $22.95 for Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Iron Mills Farmstead (252 Greenfield Road, New Wilmington)
Trax Farms Fall Festival
Saturdays and Sundays, September 24 through October 23
Trax Farms in Finleyville’s annual Fall Festival is a celebration of all things on autumn on their 150-year-old farm. The event includes a hayride to their pumpkin patch to pick-your-own pumpkins, a giant, three-acre corn maze, a train ride, axe-throwing, and more. Tickets start at $10 (online, and $12 in-person), and pumpkin-picking and select other events are extra. Trax Farms (528 Trax Road, Finleyville)
Simmons Farm Fall Activities
Daily, September 17 – October 31
Simmons Farm in McMurray will be offering hayrides, apple picking and more Fall activities this year. Tickets start at $13.50, and include pumpkin corn hole, a hay maze, corn maze, pumpkin patch and more. They also offer daily flower picking. This year, Simmons Farm is offering night hayrides and fire pits for private reservations. For more information, visit their website. Simmons Farm (170 Simmons Road, McMurray)
Soergel Orchards Fall Festival Weekends
Weekends, September 17 – October 30
Soergel Orchards‘ Fall Festivals Weekends are back! Starting on Saturday, September 17, the Wexford farm will have their Pumpkin Patch and Apple Orchard open for picking, along with their market, offering candy apples, cider doughnuts, fresh-baked pies and pumpkin treats. There will also be a lot of family-friendly activities, including tractor rides – and they’ll have Friday night hayrides this year. Pumpkin patch and apple picking hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the weekends, and check their social media for weekly updates on weekday picking. Soergel Orchards (2573 Brandt School Road, Wexford)
Triple B Farms Fall Fun
September 17 – October 30
This year, Triple B Farms is hosting a lot of Fall Fun, with hayrides, animal barn tours, corn mazes, pumpkin patches and more. Tickets start at $15 per person, and admission includes farm animals, hayrides, corn mazes, giant slides, rope mazes and more. They also have pick-your-own apples, flowers and pumpkins, for an additional fee. Tickets can be purchased online. Triple B Farms (823 Berry Lane, Monongahela)
Pumpkin Festival and Fright Night at Cheeseman Farm
Weekends, September 23– October 30
You’ll find daytime fun for the whole family, including pumpkin picking, hayrides, corn maze, a petting zoo, corn stalks and shopping at Cheeseman Farm in Portersville. They’re also well known for their scary Fright Farm, which has haunted hayrides and corn mazes and opens after sunset. Tickets to the Fright Farm (which kicks off September 16) are $25 for adults and $15 for kids, and can be purchased online.
Shenot Farm Pumpkin Patch
September 24 – October 30
Starting Saturday, September 25, the Pumpkin Patch at Shenot Farm in Wexford will be open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for pick-your-own pumpkins. Hayrides to the pumpkin fields cost $5 per person (pumpkins not included). They will regularly host food trucks on the weekends, and will have already-picked pumpkins available, too. For more regulations and information, visit the website. Shenot Farm (3754 Wexford Run Rd., Wexford)
Great Pumpkin Weekends at Spring House Market
Weekends, September 24 – October
Head to Washington, PA for the Spring House Market’s Great Pumpkin Weekends, which includes hayrides, pumpkin picking, giant hay bale climbing, a corn maze, hillside slide, corn hole and more. Check their website for tickets. The kitchen will also be serving lots of homemade dishes, including homemade pumpkin cookies, pumpkin pies, cabbage rolls, and hog roasts. Spring House Market (1531 Route 136, Washington, PA)
Saturdays and Sundays from October 1 through October 30
Janoski’s Farm & Greenhouse in Clinton will be hosting their annual Pumpkinland event every weekend through October, featuring a walk-able pumpkin patch, scenic hayride, corn maze, haunted barn, pony rides for kids, and more. More information can be found on their event page. Janoski’s Farm & Greenhouse (1714 Route 30, Clinton)
Fright Farm at Rich Farms
Fridays – Sundays, September 9 – October 31
For more than 30 years, Rich Farms in Smithfield, PA opens on the weekends for their annual Fright Farm. Tickets are available online, and be warned – they sell out quickly! The attraction is also open on Thursdays in October. Fright Farm (2043 Springhill Furnace Road, Smithfield)
Freedom Farms Fall Festival
Weekends, October 1 – October 30
Every weekend this October, Freedom Farms hosts their biggest event of the year: Fall Festival. They will have lots of fun autumn activities, like ay rides, petting zoo, pumpkin patch, alcohol vendors, farm fresh food, face painting, corn pit, hay mountain, sunflower maze, and a corn maze. Admission is $10 per person, and children three and under are free. Freedom Farms (795 Pittsburgh Road, Butler)
Harvest Valley Farms
Weekends, October 1 – October 23
Harvest Valley Farms in Gibsonia is hosting their annual Fall Festival every weekend in October this year, with a pumpkin patch, hayrides, cornstalk maze, kid’s straw tunnel, farm animals, farm concessions, and lots of additional activities. Harvest Valley Farms (125 Ida Lane, Valencia)
Pittsburgh Monster Pumpkins Festival
Friday, October 15- Saturday, October 16
Pittsburgh’s annual Monster Pumpkins Festival is back for another year! On October 15 and October 16, head to the 3 Crossings Campus between 28th and 29th Streets in the Strip District to see a massive display of giant carved pumpkins from some truly talented artists. Admission is free, and the event is family-friendly.
Zombies of the Corn
Weekends, September 23 – October 30
Forget about your zombie video games – Zombies of the Corn in Freedom, PA, brings zombie nightmares to life. This ride takes guests through a haunted corn maze on a truck loaded up with paintball guns. Guests shoot at zombies as they pop up from the maze. Tickets include zombie shoot ride (150 zombie killing Paintballs), walk through the zombie compound, spooky ghost stories, campfire, and parking. (282 Rochester Road, Freedom)
Did we miss your favorite Fall festival? Let us know in the comments!
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