From pumpkin spice lattes to Jack O’ Lanterns, nothing says “fall” like the pumpkin.

It’s not October unless there are pumpkins. And what better way to pick one out than by going to a pumpkin patch? Here are a few of the best places in Hampton Roads to find the perfect pumpkin. 

Fall Festival at Hickory Ridge Farm

2928 S. Battlefield Blvd.
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 560-6763

Take the little ones out for an all-day festive fall affair at Hickory Ridge Farm in Chesapeake, Virginia. Enjoy making your way through the corn maze, getting your face painted, and climbing the hay mountain before snacking on some good ol' festival fare.

Bergey’s Breadbasket Bakery & More

2207 Mt. Pleasant Rd.
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 546-9225

Satisfy your sweet tooth with a well-deserved visit to Bergey’s Breadbasket Bakery & More in Chesapeake, Virginia. Chow down on Bergey’s famous cinnamon rolls before taking the kids to see the animals at Bergey’s onsite petting zoo or trying the corn maze. 

Pumpkin Patch at Greenbrier Farms

225 Sign Pine Rd.
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 421-2141

Greenbrier Farms is the place for pumpkin picking. Choose from hundreds of pumpkins – from Lumina pumpkins (white pumpkins) to Max Gold Jack O’ Lanterns (smaller pumpkins). Bonus: Each pumpkin purchase includes a free hayride to the patch! Plus, there's a corn maze for kids!

Hunt Club Farm Harvest Fair

2388 London Bridge Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA
(757) 427-9520

There’s a little bit of something for everyone at the Hunt Club Farm Harvest Fair – from bounce houses to a full-on petting zoo, where attendees can ride a pony, hold a chicken, or feed a goat (among other things)! Looking for something sweet? Feast on Ms. Dorothy’s fresh and delicious caramel apples while you stroll through the fall market. 

Cullipher Farm

772 Princess Anne Rd.
Virginia Beach, VA
(757) 721-7456

Cullipher Farm, as if you couldn’t already tell by the name, is a family-owned and -operated farm. In fact, the farm is such a part of the community, fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-generation Culliphers have a say in what happens atop Pungo Ridge. 

Visitors of the farm can expect to find the freshest strawberries, sweet corn, and tomatoes, among other fruits and veggies at the Cullipher Farm. (The farm was recognized as a “Power Grower” in 2014 by Growing Produce.)

Which patch will you be headed to this October? Let us know in the comment section below!