Fall Fun in Tioga County

Masks and social distancing are required by NYS when visiting these farms and businesses. 

It’s that time of year when the air is crisp, leaves change and we enjoy time outdoors before the winter weather chases us inside. Experience the season to the fullest in Tioga County, where our rural roots in farming and breathtaking scenery are on full display. So grab a sweater and a mask, invite your favorite adventure buddies, save your appetite for autumn treats and head our way for fall fun!

Jump to our google map of fall activates, events and where to find autumn treats here.

fall farms


Open September 19, 2020

Stoughton Farm’s Corn Maize is eight-acres of confounding fun! This year’s theme is “Harvesting Memories” and you can make your own as your explore twists, turns and dead ends with your family and friends. Photo @DronesOverBroome Read more…


Open September 19, 2020

It’s time for Iron Kettle’s Spooktacular! See your favorite characters from storybooks and movies, take a hayride, meet farm animals, check out the “Spook Barn” and shop for fall produce. Read more…


Open September 26, 2020

There’s a lot for kids to do at Jackson’s! They can play paint ball, shoot the corn cannon, ride the barrel train, slide down the zip line, take a hay ride and satisfy their sweet tooth with fall treats! Read more…


For more upcoming events, check out our Events Calendar.

Field Trip Pumpkins & Monarch Enclosure

Bring the family to buy “Field Trip Pumpkins,” so named because they are pint-sized with long stems for easy handling by kids. While you’re there, visit the Monarch enclosure to see the beautiful butterflies! Read more…

Candor Scarecrow Driving Tour

Starting October 1st, lawns in the Village of Candor will be decorated for the annual Scarecrow Contest. Load up the car and cruise around to see the Scarecrows and enjoy the beautiful fall leaves in this rural Village nestled among wooded hills! Click here for more information and a map.

Shop For Halloween

Deck out your home, get fun gift for your friends and shop for specialty Halloween Candy! Read more…

The Purple Pumpkin at Rusty and Jewel

Visit Rusty and Jewel in Apalachin in October and find the Purple Pumpkin for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate. Rusty and Jewel specializes in local and American-made home decor, accessories and gifts.

taste of fall

As fall begins, so do cravings for the savory spices and fresh sweetness of the harvest season. Restaurants around the county are serving up autumn specials, bakeries have pumpkin and apple treats in their ovens, and farm stores and stands have all of the meat, cheeses and fall produce to create your favorite homemade dishes. Whether you like to fill your own fall table or let someone else do the cooking, you can find the tastes of fall right here.

Bakeries around the county are offering up their take on confections and baked goods to satisfy your autumn sweet-tooth with flavors like pumpkin and apple. Click here to find sweet treats around the county.

Engelbert Farm Store is stocked with organic meat, cheese, dry goods, produce, fresh bread and more! Whether you pick up some food to go or gather ingredients for your own home-cooked dishes, Engelbert’s has what you need for locally-sourced, healthy meals. Learn more…

Side Hill Acres Finger Lakes

Stop by their farm store in Candor, N.Y. to try some of the best feta we’ve ever tasted, create an impressive cheese plate or get ingredients for a twist on old favorites like cheesecake and creamy cheese dishes. Learn more…

Kingbird’s self-serve farm store and greenhouse has organic meat and lovingly-raised houseplants. Cozy up your home with some greenery and stock your freezer for hearty, healthy meals for winter. Learn More…

Farm Stands

Take a drive through the scenic countryside and enjoy the autumn colors while you search for pumpkins, late-season produce and baked goods at farm stands around the county. Check out the google map below for locations and more information.

peep the leaves

The rolling, wooded hills and farmland of Tioga County is the perfect setting for a country drive to see view the brilliant, changing leaves of autumn. Check out our Leaf Peeping Map or visit the NYS Fall Foliage Report to see where leaves are changing around the state.

find fall fun

Use this google map to find fall fun and goodies at pumpkin farms, a corn maze, farm stores, farm stands and events at businesses and villages around Tioga County, N.Y.