Celebrate National Pumpkin Day
Philadelphia ranks #1 for cities with most pumpkin festivals and events
Happy National Pumpkin Day! Today we celebrate the beloved symbol of autumn and Halloween. Turns out this is easy to do in Philadelphia, which just ranked in the top five of the best cities in the country for pumpkin lovers according to a report from LawnStarter.
The report compared 200 cities in the U.S. and looked for easy access to pumpkin patches, pumpkin-related events, high community interest and bakeries selling special pumpkin treats.
Philadelphia ranked number one for most pumpkin festivals and events. We found a few in the area for your family to check out this week:
October 30, noon-4 p.m.
Headhouse Shambles, S 2nd St., & Pine St.
The South Street Headhouse District is hosting a PumpkinFest the day before Halloween with arts and crafts, trick or treating, circus performances, free pumpkin decorating and much more.
Milky Way Farm, 521 E Uwchlan Ave., Chester Springs, PA 19425
Stroll through Milky Way Farm’s pumpkin patch, visit farm animals and take family photos as part of the farm’s annual pumpkin harvest season.
Saturdays and Sundays in October, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Froehlich’s Farm & Garden, 3143 York Rd., Furlong, PA 18925
Froehlich’s Farm will be hosting their annual fall festival activities every weekend in October. Attractions include a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, hay maze, bonfires and s’mores and much more.
Shady Brook Farm, 931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley, PA 19067
Shady Brook farm will be holding fall festival activities all month from a Halloween light show to bonfires to sunflower, apple and pumpkin picking.
Linvilla Orchards, 137 West Knowlton Rd., Media, PA 19063
Linvilla Orchards’ Pumpkinland, which has hundreds of pumpkins for sale and lots more fall-themed activities, is open through the beginning of November. Linvilla Orchards is celebrating 50 years of Pumpkinland this year with a special display.