Snead’s Farm will open for its 2019 Fall Festival Saturday, Sept. 28 through Oct. 31. The farm will be open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays, and 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends and Columbus Day.
Weekdays: $5 per person
Weekends (and Columbus Day Monday): $8 per person
children 2 years old and younger free
On weekends and Columbus Day, the farm offers hayrides at no extra charge, and a number of food vendors, as well as our Well at Snead’s Farm restaurant, will be open. (No outside food on weekends, please.)
On Columbus Day, we welcome all active-duty members of our Armed Forces and their families, and all veterans and families of veterans, to visit the farm at half price. We will have the full festival running this day, with hayrides and food!
No refunds on admission fees.
Pumpkins are not included with admission.
Fall Fest Activities
- Hayrides (included in admission); please note: hayrides run weather permitting. We do not offer refunds if hayrides are cancelled due to rain.
- Field-to-Fork restaurant serving food and craft beer made from Snead’s Farm crops.
- Appalachian Kettle Korn
- Three Ladies Pickles and farm goods
- O’ Taste and See Donuts – serving gourmet, hand-crafted apple cider and pumpkin mini-donuts, as well as iced coffee and hot coffee, hot apple cider and hot chocolate
- Pälzer Mädel – hand-crafted jams and jellies and hot Belgian waffles with delicious toppings
- Debbie Nance’s Oven Pizza
- Visit a working farm, see our free-range chickens, horses, llamas, sheep, cows and barn cats.
- “Three Horses and a Hay Loft” – step inside our horse barn (“Old Barn” on the map above), see the horses, then head upstairs to swing and climb in the hay loft.
- “Modest Museum” – See a Civil War cannonball and other relics found right here on the farm!
- Slide down the Snead’s Mountain Slides in the forest by our creek.
- Creek play area with rope swings, picnic area and log and bridge crossings. New this year: See-saws on a tree trunk!
- 17 acres of very large pick-your-own multi-colored pumpkins and 4 acres of very large pick-your-own white pumpkins. Take our very-large pumpkins home for $7 apiece!
- Tarzan Patch – Near U.S. 17, this field is the home of our JUMBO pumpkins, 200 pounds and up. Take them home for $40 apiece.
- Medium pre-picked carving pumpkins for sale at $5 apiece. You can also find these in our yellow and pie pumpkin field, and at our new “Pumpkin Palisade.”
- Soccer-ball-sized and smaller pumpkins in our “Kids and Big Kids Pumpkin Patch” for $3 apiece.
- 10-acre sunflower maze with PYO sunflowers at $1 a stem.
- Play in a Vietnam-era Sikorsky Helicopter
- 3 large sand pile play areas.
- Straw barn with rope swings
- “Whispering Pine” tree maze with teepee, wormhole and farm art
- Unicorn art trail
- Perennial gardens and farm art
- Hiking trails
- No parking fee!
- Dogs on leash are welcome
- Huge selection of pre-picked jumbo pumpkins
In addition to pumpkins, during our Fall Festival we will sell: Decorative gourds, small pumpkins, edible winter squash, raspberries, apples, apple cider, mums, cornstalks and straw bales for decorating, free-range eggs, tomatoes and local honey.
The Well will operate from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on weekends and Columbus Day during the Fall Festival.
More festival details
On weekdays, stop at the carport at the house when you enter the farm to pay admission before parking in the designated parking areas. On the weekends, we will collect admission at the entrance to the farm.
During the fall festival, photographers must pay the standard photography fee of $20 per session or client. Photographers and their clients must also pay festival admission.
SCHOOL GROUPS: Snead’s Farm is an ideal setting for fall school field trips. We offer a number of learning “stations” that can be incorporated into your trip, including our pumpkin patch (pumpkin included in school group admission), hayride, self-guided farm tour, chicken-feeding, play barn and learning shed. We charge $8 per child and all other accompanying adults. This fee includes a pumpkin. To reserve and customize your field trip click here to submit your information, or call Debbie Nance at 540/809-7545.