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Here’s Where To Go For Pumpkin Picking Near Your Beacon Apartment


With October in full force, it’s time to start decorating for Halloween which is just around the corner – and there’s no better way to revamp your Beacon apartment for the holiday than with a hand-picked and hand-carved pumpkin.

Here in Jersey City, there are tons of pumpkin patches located throughout the region that make for a great weekend trip for the whole family, equipped with pumpkin picking, hay rides, petting zoos, corn mazes and more. Read on to find out where the best patches near your Beacon apartment are!


Ripple Hill Farm, located in Basking Ridge, about 40 minutes from your Beacon apartment, have pumpkins available through October at their farm stand for purchase. Ripple Hill Farm is a small family-owned and operated farm located in Basking Ridge that has been growing produce in Basking Ridge for local families for the last 50 years. Stop in to learn what all the fuss has been about!


Ward’s Pumpkin Patch, located in Ridgewood, less than 25 miles from your Beacon apartment, this pumpkin patch is only a short drive from Jersey City and offers a traditional pumpkin picking experience. They have a ton of different pumpkins, fall decorations, delicious fall and Halloween treats, and lots of cute Halloween displays set up around the patch.



Ripple Hill Farm

181 Mountain Rd

Basking Ridge, NJ 07920


Ward’s Pumpkin Patch

552 Route 17 North
Ridgewood, NJ 07450


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