Best 2020 Garden City-Area Pumpkin Patches

GARDEN CITY, NY — Not even pumpkin patches can escape coronavirus in 2020. The ongoing pandemic means many of the area’s pumpkin patches have had to adjust hours, regulations and activities.

Fortunately, coronavirus has only changed — not completely closed — your favorite pumpkin patch and its offerings this season. Below is a list of some of our favorite pumpkin patches near Garden City.

Brightwaters Farms

  • 26 Pinelawn Road, Melville.
  • Schmitt’s Family farm is open every day through October 31 for its Annual Fall Festival. The farm is open weekdays from noon to 5 p.m. and weekends from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests can enjoy hayrides, farm animals, pony rides and a daytime corn maze, this year themed “Arabian Nights,” and a Haunted Mansion Walk Through on Saturdays, Sundays, and Columbus Day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Pumpkin picking daily.
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White Post Farms

  • 250 Old Country Road in Melville.
  • Celebrating its Annual Fall Festival on weekends through the end of October. White Post Farms is open on Saturdays and Sundays and on Columbus Day. Admission gates are open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., but guests can stay until 6 p.m. Admission includes entertainment and games. The farm also features shows, pony rides, hayrides, and The White Post Animal Farm.
  • For additional information, click here.

If we missed your favorite pumpkin patch, be sure to share it with readers in the comments section.

Lisa Finn contributed to this story.

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