Get a taste of farm life right in New York City. Staten Island's popular you-pick pumpkin patch at Decker Farm will not only lead you toward the perfect gourd for all of your autumnal needs, but it gives kids a chance to enjoy fun seasonal activities such as hayrides, corn mazes and crafts.
Update: Hours and safety features are subject to change in 2020. Always call ahead before making a visit.
Now is the time to channel the Peanuts gang: Pumpking picking is at its peak! Grab your brood, update your Halloween songs for kids playlist and venture out to find a great pumpkin of your own.
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We scoped out the patches at local farms in the area and found wonderful results: Not only are these attractions great places to find a few gourds, they offer plenty of other fall activities such as corn mazes, sunflower picking, tractor rides and more!
After you've arrived back home from your rustic retreat, be sure to decorate your pumpkins and make them your own. We highly suggest doing so while watching a few scary movies for kids and Halloween movies for kids.