Island Farm Hosts Pumpkin Patch Saturdays in October

Posted By on October 13, 2012

Island Farm c.1847 is hosting their first pumpkin patch every weekend this month, celebrating old school Halloween with a hayride, corn husk doll making, and scarecrow stuffing for the whole family.

Saturdays in October, Island Farm on Roanoke Island invites you to take an ox-drawn wagon ride to the farm’s pumpkin patch and find the perfect future jack-o-lantern to take home.

Enjoy an ox-drawn hayride at the pumpkin patch at Island Farm on Saturdays in October.

Enjoy an ox-drawn hayride at the pumpkin patch at Island Farm on Saturdays in October.

The pumpkin patch is open this Saturday, Oct. 20, and next Saturday, Oct. 27, from 10:30am to 12:30pm and again from 1:30 to 3:30pm both days.

Admission is $6 for adults and children ages 5 and under are free. You can take home a pumpkin for an additional $4.

Other activities at the pumpkin patch include creating your own corn husk doll, candle making, children’s 19th-century toys and games, stuffing and taking photos with a scarecrow, and interacting with the farm’s animals.

Those who wear a Halloween costume on the last day of the event, October 27, will receive a surprise.

Island Farm opens at 10am and closes at 4pm.

Island Farm c.1847 - Pumpkin Patch


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Posted by Matt Artz

Matt Artz was a lead reporter and photographer for 'The Coastland Times' newspaper from 2000 to 2009, and has been published in the Outer Banks Sentinel, North Beach Sun, Outer Banks Milepost, among others, before launching OBX Entertainment, NC Film News, and Halloween Daily News in 2012. Matt and Sue Artz are also the founders of the annual Outer Banks Halloween Parade and the Halloween International Film Festival.

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