Put on your favorite fall sweater and bring your loved ones to Muscoot Farm for pumpkin picking and hay rides at its Pumpkin Picking Fundraiser, Saturday through Monday, Oct. 9 through 11, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hayrides return this year and are $5 per person, ages 3 and under are free; cash only. Face masks required on hayride. Admission to the event is free, registration is required for 30-minute timeslots in the pumpkin patch: https://westchestercountyparks.eventbrite.com/. Last admission and hay ride is 3 p.m. Pumpkin prices vary by size. Credit card accepted.
Westchester County Executive George Latimer said, “Fall in Westchester is such a beautiful time of year and Muscoot Farm is a great place to celebrate the season with friends and family.”
Westchester County Parks Commissioner Kathy O’Connor said, “The annual pumpkin picking event is a beloved Westchester tradition and we’re excited to have the hayrides return safely this year.”
While you’re there, you will be able to visit the animals, but the trails will be closed all weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9 and 10, you can also visit the Muscoot Farm art show located in the Main House first floor gallery, featuring October artist Hudson River Potters and the Farmers Market will also be open Sunday, Oct. 10.
Event benefits the Friends of Muscoot Farm, which preserves and interprets, for the public benefit, the agricultural, cultural and natural heritage of a Westchester County farm, circa 1880 – 1930.
Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm, a 777-acre, early 1900s interpretive farm, is a Westchester County Park. It is open daily and offers a variety of interpretive programs to the public on weekends throughout the year.
For more information, visit muscootfarm.org or call (914) 864-7286.