Autumn Adventures: Local pumpkin patches, hayrides

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Fall is a beautiful season that comes with many fun activities.

Two of the main activities people enjoy during the fall is going on a hay ride or going to a pumpkin patch to choose the biggest pumpkin.

8News has compiled a list of both activities happening in the Richmond area.

  • Chesterfield Berry Farm: This pumpkin patch has free admission, but customers will have to pay by the pound for their pumpkin.
    • Where: 26002 Pear Orchard, Moseley, Va. 23120
    • When: Thursdays 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Fridays  2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Saturdays  9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sundays 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    • How much: Free admission, will have to pay by the pound for pumpkins
  • Ashland Berry Farm: Enjoy pumpkin picking in October with free hayrides to and from the field. This farm also has haunted evenings for the older kids and adults.
    • Where: 12607 Old Ridge Road, Beaverdam, Va. 23015
    • When: Mondays – Fridays 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • How much: Visit the farm’s website for a list of prices
  • Lloyd Family Farms: This pumpkin patch has a corn maze, pony rides, horse farm, hay rides, and tasty treats.  They also do face painting for all ages.
    • Where: 12204 Pinhook Road, Rockville, Va.
    • When: Fridays 1 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday and Sundays 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • How much: General admission $5, kids 2-years-old and younger are free, Pumpkins are available to purchase
  • Boulevard Flower Gardens: Enjoy a variety of activities that include a barrel train, hayrides, moon bounce, face painting, giant slide, pony rides, straw maze, goat grain, and now introducing a toddler inflatable. They also have kettle corn, pick your own pumpkins, and specialty pumpkins.
    • Where: 2100 Ruffin Mill Road, South Chesterfield, Va. 23834
    • When: Monday – Friday 2 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • How much:  Free admission
  • Gallmeyer Farms: Do some pumpkin picking or a free activity including hayrides, spooky house tours, the romping pile or the straw bale maze!
    • Where: 4506 Millers Lane, Richmond, 23231
    • When: 8 a.m. until dusk, seven days a week through 10/31

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