Fall Fun

Apple cider and donuts and hayrides, oh my!

During the autumn months, a fun, traditional outing is to visit a pumpkin patch.  There are several places that offer pumpkins and produce for sale, however, if you are looking for a full day experience, here are some details on three of the bigger places located around Delaware:

Fifer Orchards:
Location: 1919 Allabands Mill Rd, Camden Wyoming, DE (About 1 hour north of Rehoboth)

Fifer Orchards is a fourth generation family farm dating back almost 100 years. Fifer’s focuses on safe, sustainable farming practices that preserve the environment, reduce waste and promote healthy growing systems. All the fruits and veggies grown here are ‘Non-GMO”.

U-Pick experiences:
Strawberries (daily picking conditions are subject to change. It’s best to call ahead (302-697-2141)
Apples (Fridays and Saturdays only through late October)
Pumpkins (closed Sundays)
Blueberries (currently not in season)
Peaches (currently not in season)

Corn Maze Fun Park:
Corn maze, pumpkin painting, straw slides, pumpkin pad, tire tumblers, straw castle with farm volleyball, bee line swings, mini straw maze, corn crib, rubber ducky races, pedal tractors, octo-ball, tetherball, additional fun games and attractions and free parking.

Country Store:
Fall veggies, pumpkins, apples, fresh apple cider, doughnuts, apple butter, local honey, caramel apples, fresh baked pies, hand-dipped ice cream, unique specialty foods, fall decor items.

*Saturday only* extras:
Hayrides, tractor train rides, farm animal exhibit, pony rides, food vendors, live music, face painting, kids bounces.

Corn Maze Fun Park Admission Pricing:
Youth – $10 (ages 2-17) – includes 1 free jack-be-little pumpkin
Adult – $5 (ages 18-69) – includes 1 free jack-be-little pumpkin
Children under 2 years – Free admission
Ages 70+ – Free admission

Some ‘Saturday only’ activities have additional costs:
The ticket booth on Saturdays sells tickets for ‘a la carte’ activities such as: hayrides, tractor train rides, pony rides, farm animal exhibit and face painting. Tickets are $1 each. Season passes are available.

Fifer Orchards also has live music each Saturday from 11:30-2:30

For full details and pricing, visit their website.

Loblolly Acres:
Location: 3893 Turkey Point Rd, Viola, DE 19979 (About 1 hour north of Rehoboth)

Another option if you’re looking for a place that offers a little bit of everything is Loblolly Acres. This fun farm has been in business since 1964 and still going strong today.

Children – $6.00
Adult – $3.00

Your admission price includes:
Scenic hayride tour of the farm
A petting zoo with adorable and unique furry friends, including hedgehogs, a mini pony, and Ruddy the pot belly pig Straw maze
Fun play area
Corn Maze
Face painting
Nature Trail
Corn pit
Big slide

In addition to your admission there are plenty of other things Loblolly Farm has available:

Straw bales for sale
Corn stalks
Gift shop
Wonderful café with homemade soups and chili
Great fall decorations
Tag your Christmas tree and get 10% off your tree purchase
Special Events

For more detailed information check out their website.

Ramsey’s Farm:
Location: 330 Ramsey Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803 (About 2 hours north of Rehoboth)

This farm has been operating successfully since 1995. With a sprawling 12 acre pumpkin patch and 8 acres of corn maze, Ramsey’s Farm has plenty to do for everyone. If you happen to be going to the Wilmington area, this might be the place for you:

Activity Costs:
Corn Maze – $7.00
Sorghum Maze – $4.00
Hay Maze – $3.00
Pumpkin Painting – $2.00
Hay Play Area – Free
Hay Ride – $3.00

All Activities Wristbands:
Adults and children 6 and up – $10.00
Children 5 and under – $6.00

In addition to farm activities, Ramsey’s also has a food tent and pumpkin field.

Click here for more info:

We wish you all a happy and fun filled autum season!