It is that time of year! Where apple cider is the drink of choice, the leaves are changing, the weather is crisp and pumpkin everything is all the rage. While you may be enjoying pumpkin-flavored drinks, beer, cookies, pies, etc. it is also time to get your pumpkins for carving! There are plenty of places in Hancock County to do so, check out some of our recommendations below:
The Homestead Fall Farm
6850 Biglick Township Rd. 258, Alvada
Monday – Friday, 3 – 6 p.m.
Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday, Noon – 6 p.m.
Homestead Fall Farm has everything you can imagine to prepare your home for Fall. There are pumpkins that you can collect from the patch, multi-colored corn and corn stalks, sunflowers, gourds, a great gift shop, and much more! Add in on the fun by playing a round of ‘Punkins and Putters’ putt-putt golf, find your way in the corn maze, play on the playground, go on a hay ride or a barrel train ride.
Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation
12505 TR 99, Findlay
Saturday and Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.
NWORRP is the site of many holiday traditions, and Halloween is among them! Plan a trip with your family to ride the Pumpkin Train in the weekends leading up to Halloween. Pumpkin Train rides take visitors to the pumpkin patch where you can pick your own pumpkin, if you’d like, or you can just sit back and enjoy the trip. Rides are just $3 for adults and $2 for children 12 and under, pumpkins are an additional cost. For more Halloween fun, plan to visit NWORRP at night for the Halloween Express, a non-scary ride in the dark!
Conine’s Country Market
20400 CR 226, Fostoria
Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m
Conine’s Country Market is known for many things – like their fun hayrides, delicious homegrown apples, and fresh cider, which is pressed on-site, and, of course, their great pumpkins and pumpkin patch!
11343 State Route 37, Findlay
Daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wolfe’s Produce offers plenty of different types of pumpkins, mums, and plenty of Fall decorations. Plus, they sell Amish baked goods, meats, cheese, and pies so you can get a head start on your Winter weight gain!
Brinkman’s Market and Brinkman’s Cannery & Greenhouse
Market: 1800 E. Sandusky St., Findlay
Greenhouse: 16314 US-68, between Findlay & Arlington
Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Brinkman’s Market has pumpkins, mums, corn stalks, and other fall outdoor decorations. But beside being a great place to get your Fall staples, make sure you head into the main store to grocery shop and stock up on locally produced food as well!
430 E. Main Cross St., Downtown Findlay
Monday – Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Need some pretty pumpkins to spruce up the front porch? Head to Garden Central in Downtown Findlay to pick up some perfect pumpkins for beautiful fall decorating. Plus, you can pick up mums and other fall plants to round out your fall decor!
We hope you have fun while picking out your pumpkins and other Fall staples! Share photos of all the Fall Fun you and your friends and family are having by using #VisitFindlay. And, make sure you check out what great, Fall events are around the corner!