Fall is the best time on the farm! Fairfield Farms has a reputation for being a wonderful place to visit in the Fall. We provide a fun Fall farm experience right in Essex County, only minutes from major cities like Paterson, Newark, and New York City.
Open seven days a week for hayrides and pumpkin picking, we also conduct educational tours for schools and other groups. Parties can be booked for weekends or on weekday afternoons. Our Fall Family-friendly Activities include:
- Pumpkin picking
- 5 acre corn maze (child friendly)
- Large "Play in the Hay"
area inside greenhouse
- Petting Zoo (first three weekends in October and Columbus Day, weather permitting)
Fairfield Farms offers a light menu of burgers, hot dogs, and snacks
including cookies and fresh Jersey apples. Drinks include: cider, soda, and bottled water, for the warmer days, with coffee and hot mulled cider added to the list on the cooler ones.
Petting Zoo on October Weekends!
On the following October weekends -
Oct. 5,6; Oct. 12,13 and Columbus Day, Oct. 14th; Oct. 19, 20, Fairfield
Farms will host a delightful petting zoo from
located in Layfayette, N. J.
The zoo will include several baby
animals including goats, sheep, a baby calf, an alpaca,
Admission fee will be $2.50 per
person. This cost includes a cup of feed for the baby animals.
Gerry the Giant Scarecrow...great photo shoot!
Pumpkin Season: Fun for Parties, Schools, and Groups!
During the week Fairfield Farms conducts educational tours for pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, first and second grade classes. We host birthday parties and other outings on weekends and during the week.
The children will love the varied fun Fall Family Activities we offer (see above).
If you would like more information about activities or school trips, call Joyce at 973-227-1011 or come for a visit and experience the hospitality for which we have become well-known. We guarantee it will be a fun-filled experience for all!
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