The Great Pumpkin Farm Sign

11199 Main St., Clarence, NY 14031
(Daily September 26th-November 1st, 10am-Dusk)
(716) 759-8483

The GPF Logo The Great Pumpkin Farm is a great fall outdoor activity. in Clarence.

Daily Activities

Daily activities include a Hay Maze, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, a Corn Maze, Pumpkin Picking, a playground open daily and lots of festive food. Any day you choice to go though, be sure to bring your camera! If you happen to snap a clever photo of you or one of your companions you can enter into the Great Pumpkin farms yearly photo competition. While there, if you have a camera handy and an artistic eye, you can even submit a picture of you or your companions to win the yearly photo competition!

Weekend Activities The Great Pumpkin Hayrides

Every weekend, the farms Haunted Museum, Haunted House and Boo Barn are open to those who dare to enter. However, if the haunted areas of the Farm are too scary for some of your farm going friends, have no fear, Hayrides are also available on the weekends as well as gem mining and a functioning pumpkin cannon.

Every Saturday and Sunday of a Special Festival Weekend provides lots of fun for the entire family. There are pie eating contests for children and adults… no forks allowed, scarecrow making competitions, pumpkin decorating, mummy wrapping, face painting, music, magicians and more.

2009 Special Events

October 3rd and 4th

World Pumpkin Weigh-Off Come see some of the largest pumpkins in the world and if anyone will be able to top the scales and beat the world record of 1,061 lb. pumpkin.

Mutt-Alica-Ultimate Canines: A High Performance Dog Sport and Comedy Show Come see some of the most talented dogs around in this fast pace dog competition. There’s even a meet and greet after each show with the dogs.

October 10th, 11th and 12th

Pumpkin Farm Olympics Partake in competitions such as the Pumpkin Relay, Pumpkin Hurdle, Pumpkin Dash, Pumpkin Leap, Pumpkin Put, Pumpkin Guts, the Skeleton Hunt, Pumpkin Bowling and Pumpkin Hockey.

The Annual Pumpkin Drop Much like an egg drop, but festive with a pumpkin! Sign up and try to build a design to keep your pumpkin from breaking once thrown over a ledge.

Steve Dahlke Pumpkin Carver Watch as Steve carves some extremely large pumpkins into masterpieces each day.

October 17th and 18th

Trebuchet Contest Local high schools build catapults and compete to see who can shoot a pumpkin the farthest and with the most accuracy.

Additional Information

Tours: Bring your group out to visit this 20 acre pumpkin patch! See how pumpkins grow in all kinds of different colors, shapes and sizes! Group tours are available Monday, Sept. 28th to Friday, Oct. 30th from 9am to 2pm.The admission is $7.00 per person. There is a minimum of 25 guests.The duration of each tour is about 2 hours long.

Birthday Parties: Celebrate a birthday at The Great Pumpkin Farm! Birthday! Available 2009 birthday dates are 10/24, 10/25, 10/26 and 11/1. The price is $10 per child and the 2 hour duration of the party can be anywhere between 10am and 6pm. There is a minimum of 10 children and they each will receive: a hayride, ticket for The Animated Chicken Show, a pumpkin, coloring book, box with toys and candy and apple cider.

History of The Great Pumpkin Farm Getting its start in 1996 for hosting the World Pumpkin Confederation Weigh-Off "(Yes, they did make the Guinness book for being the first to have a 1,000lb. pumpkin!!)", the farm has grown very large with many festive events to entertain our community. Oinktoberfest 2009, their annual Trebuchet contest,Pumpkin Farm Olympics, and the newly added Dog Sport & Comedy Show are just some of the events that make this place a wonderful family Fall experience.

The Great Pumpkin Farm mission statement: The Great Pumpkin Farm is WNY's Largest Fall Festival and is our pleasure to bring this to the community and families each year. It is our way of celebrating the harvest of blessings we enjoy in our community and our nation. It has grown to be the largest family event in the region. We believe that's because it's based on the root values we share in the cultures that make up this remarkable community. Family Values!

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