As pumpkins hit stores in Ottawa’s urban areas, local pumpkin patches waiting for you to ‘pick your own’, just a short drive outside the city. Here are 3 farms near Ottawa with open pumpkin patches (and much more).
Miller’s Farm & Market
6158 Rideau Valley Dr N, Manotick, ON
Miller’s Farm has over 8 acres of ‘pick your own’ patches, and is open daily from 8 to 5 pm, including holiday weekends. The farm has a host of fall activities for guess, including a Corn Maze, a Garden Section, a Market Shed, and Wagon Rides.
Fallowfield Tree Farm
6100 Fallowfield Rd, Stittsville
The Fallowfield Tree Farm pumpkin patch is open on weekends, and is a great spot to find gourds, hay bales, and other fall decor. The farm offers tractors rides and a corn maze, too.
Courges et Cie
59 Chemin Myre, Gatineau
For those looking to explore the Gatineau side, Courges et Cie is a pumpkin patch with over 100 different varieties of gourds and squashes for the picking. The farm is open Friday to Sunday, 10 am – 5 pm.