With its vibrant, colourful landscapes, delicious seasonal eats and crisp, fresh air, autumn in Halifax is absolutely amazing. The season brings corn mazes, apple picking, ghost stories and, most importantly, pumpkins!
Here are some great places in and around the Halifax region to visit this fall in search of your perfect pumpkin.
1. Halifax Seaport Farmers’ Market
Known as the best place to purchase fresh fall produce in Halifax, the Seaport Farmers’ Market is a city icon. With a variety of world-class vendors, the jack-o’-lantern options are endless — all you have to do is find the perfect one.
2. Bedford Basin Farmers’ Market
Family-owned and operated, the Bedford Basin Farmer’s Market offers a wide variety of local produce, including beautiful orange pumpkins. While you’re there, grab a treat from their in-house bakery. We promise you won’t be disappointed!
3. Alderney Landing Farmers’ Market
If you’re looking to purchase a perfect pumpkin, from a perfect setting, then the Alderney Landing Farmer’s Market can’t be beat! Not only will you come home with the best, but you’ll have a great time searching.
4. The Patch Pumpkin Farm
There are pumpkins, and then there are pumpkins from The Patch. This family-owned pumpkin patch operates on an honour system, accepting cash only. If you’re looking for that perfect autumn Instagram shot, be sure to put this spot on your list.
5. Hubbards Farmers’ Market
What better place to get a pumpkin than fresh from the farm? With a variety of healthy produce from local farms, it’s no surprise that Hubbards Farmer’s Market is one of our favourite spots to purchase a pumpkin this fall.
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