Happy Day Farm Pick-Your-Own Schedule and Fall Activities

Looking for fall activities to keep yourself and the kids occupied as the leaves change? Patch has you covered.

Looking for fall activities to keep yourself and the kids occupied as the leaves change? Patch has you covered.

We will feature pick-your-own farms and local autumn and Halloween events, and you can watch the list grow every day through our Pick-Your-Own Farms article.

Today, we feature Happy Day Farm in Manalapan Township.


Happy Day Farm

97 Daum Road, Manalapan


Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. through Oct. 28

Pick-your-own Pumpkins, Hayrides, Corn Maze, Corn Stalk Tunnel, Hay Mountain, Pig Racing, Rubber Duck Racing, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, Pedal Carts

Happy Day Farm is more than just your ordinary pumpkin patch. Besides a 10-acre pumpkin patch, the Manalapan farm has a 10-acre corn maze, a corn stalk tunnel, a hay mountain, petting zoo, pony rides, rubber duck racing, pig racing, and pedal carts. They also have pumpkin blasters and a corn cannons which shoot the gourds and vegetables into the air!

A concession stand serving all of your fall favorites are on the premises. There is also a live entertainment and a DJ.

Happy Day Farm also has a "Kids Korner" which boasts hop-along bouncers, kids hay maze and hay mountain, playground, corn box, and horse-shaped tire swings. Kids can also decorate their newly picked pumpkin at their Arts and Crafts Corner.


  • Children 2 and Under: Free
  • Children & Adults : $13
  • Friday Special - Children & Adults: $12

Admission price gets you unlimited access to the Corn Maze, Corn Box, Hay Mountain, Hayride, Pig Races, Petting Zoo, Hay Maze, Horse Shaped Swings, Pedal Carts, and Rubber Duck Racing. Other activites may cost an additional price. Only cash is accepted. 

April October 09, 2012 at 04:23 PM
happy day farm was such an awesome place!! they had so much for the kids to do!! cant wait to go back!!!
V. Beaverhausen October 10, 2012 at 08:00 PM
Have lunch elsewhere...the food is low quality!
V. Beaverhausen October 10, 2012 at 08:01 PM
Also, $13 per person is a lot..plus the pumpkins are a lot $$$!
Cee-Cee October 10, 2012 at 08:20 PM
Happy Day Farm, what a great name. From the minute we arrived at the Farm, you could see a huge field filled with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. After admissions, we were taken by a hay ride which was not only safe and clean but, kid friendly too. After a short ride we, heard a man annoucing pig races. Our children wanted to go but, they could not decide where they wanted to go first. Was it the corn maze, the pumpkin blaster, rubber duck water races, go-carts, rubber bouncey horses, or to get some food from the concession stand. After watching the pig races, with a man who was very funny and entertaining, we then went onto another hayride to a petting zoo and pony rides. Fun was had by all. The most enjoyable time for my husband and I was to see the photos we had taken of our childrens smiling faces. The excitement watching them run from pumpkin to pumpkin to pick the best one, was definately worth the money and more. We can't wait to go back before the season ends. Good luck and thank you
Bobby Lahey October 11, 2012 at 02:51 AM
We used to travel to Chester to visit a farm during October every year, but they have gotten overcrowded and hiked up their prices so we decided to try Happy Day Farm in our hometown. We love it and will continue to come here! The staff is super friendly and it is so refreshing to see a true family run farm with actual members of the family participating in the activities and being around the property. My son and I had a blast on the pedal carts and my daughter LOVED the multiple hay rides and the petting zoo! There are plenty of opportunities for great photos, and the pumpkins are reasonably priced. We didnt feel jiped after we left. Give this beautiful farm a visit, you wont regret it.


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