For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
Fall Fun on a Capital Region Farm
Ellms Family Farm features wholesome fun, interactive activities, and programs in a warm farm environment. Open for the fall season each year, families in Albany, Saratoga Springs, and beyond visit for acres of farm entertainment.
Bring the kids and discover a myriad of outdoor fall activities that will delight young and old alike. Just some of the activities at the farm include:
- An Amazing Maize Corn Maze - The best corn maze in New York!
- Kiddie Corn Maze - Made just for kids
- Jump Pad & Jumping Pillow
- Pumpkin Picking - Pumpkins of different shapes, sizes, and colors are available
- Gemstone Mining
- Petting Zoo
- The Pumpkin Express - Climb aboard and travel through the scenic farm on a train car
- All Ages Sports Center
- And Much More!
When you visit Ellms Family Farm in fall, you can even eat some fresh apple cider doughnuts as you relax in their inviting farm market setting.
Holiday Season Entertainment
Ellms Family Farm would love for you to celebrate the holiday season with them. They have their own Christmas tree farm where you and the family can ride the trolley, pick out a tree, and warm up with some hot cocoa.
If you stop by the first Saturday after Thanksgiving (weather permitting), you'll even have a chance to witness Santa Claus parachute onto the tree farm to kick off the holiday season. It's become tradition at Ellms for Santa to make a spectacular entrance and provide kids with candy canes. For 2018, Santa will parachute onto the farm on Saturday, November 24, at 2:00pm.
Santa will also visit the farm on Saturdays and Sundays, December 1, 2, 8, and 9 from 10:30am - 3:00pm.
On December 8 from 11:00am-2:00pm, you can see the Newfies while they take trees to cars!
Plan a Special Occasion
Make your child's birthday extra special and plan a party at Ellms Family Farm. Birthday parties at Ellms are exciting and full of all kinds of fun fall activities, such as Mazes, Zip Lines, Tube Swings, a Reserved Party Area, and more.
For school field trips and other outings, Ellms Family Farm has experience hosting all types of groups, both large and small. They've had girl scouts, boy scouts, sports teams, and even corporate groups spend time on the farm.