NEW YORK - Big pumpkins, medium-sized pumpkins and tiny ones too! All kinds of pumpkins are at the Queens Farm.

Sitting on 47 acres, the farm dates back 300 years – hosting all kinds of activities for families year-round.

What You Need To Know

  • The Queens County Farm Museum dates back to 1697, occupying the city’s largest remaining tract of undisturbed farmland

  • The site includes historic farm buildings, a greenhouse complex, livestock, and farm vehicles

  • The Queens Farm Pumpkin Patch is open seven days a week through October 30th

Come fall season, the highlight is this pumpkin patch where families can pick out their own perfect pumpkin.

“I like the medium pumpkins and I also like the small pumpkins because we do this carve where we pretend the big pumpkin is eating the small pumpkin,” said Queens Farm visitor, Kristin Lavin.

Lavin’s family was one of the first to arrive when the patch opened for the season this week.

“I plan to make a scary face, like maybe him going like, ‘ahh!’ and like, with the scary triangle face,” said Ryan Lavin, another visitor.

With more families looking to get outside during the pandemic, the farm is more popular than ever these days.

“It’s just a breath of fresh air out here. There’s a lot of room for people to spread out. We’re looking to continually to add some new and innovative things to do this October, this season to help to share an opportunity for families to enrich themselves,” said Executive Director Jennifer Walden Weprin.

It’s a great way to escape the city without actually leaving the city.

“Just to have to experience, you know, due to COVID we’re not able to do a lot of things, just something for the kids to enjoy, yes,” said parent Sheneathia Jordan.

And while everyone may have their own perfect carving plan for their pumpkin, Mason Stewartson just might have the best plan of all.

“Any idea what you’re going to make out of it?” asked NY1’s Rocco Vertuccio.

“Pumpkin pie!” said Stewartson.

The Queens Farm Pumpkin Patch is open seven days a week through October 30.