Fall Fun in the Poconos: Attend These Pumpkin Festivals and More

Sep 12, 2018

The fall season is a fun time to be in the Poconos. Leaves are changing colors, pumpkins are being picked, and many cups of hot apple cider are being served. Everything you love about fall is right here in the Poconos.  

If you’re planning a stay at Skytop Lodge this fall, we’ll be hosting our 13th annual Harvest Lake Stroll. Walk around the private lake as you sample food and wine from national and local vineyards. Indulge in culinary delights crafted from scratch by Skytop’s very own culinary team. The Harvest Lake Stroll will take place on Sunday, October 7. Early access beings at 11 a.m. and is limited to the first 100 guests. Book your room now!

If you’re looking for more fall fun in the Poconos, there are many pumpkin festivals and events happening in the area. Make a day trip out of it and check out these fun seasonal events.


  • Harvest Festival at Pocono Environmental Education Center


40-minute drive from Skytop Lodge


On Saturday, October 6, PEEC will host a family-friendly day of crafts, exhibits, food, music, and fall activities. Plus, you can witness the changing scenery before your eyes as you drive through the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Tickets are $5 per car.


  • Pumpkin Fest at Memorytown


20-minute drive from Skytop Lodge


Take a hay ride and play fun games at the Memorytown Pumpkin Fest Celebration on October 10 and 11 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Kids can pick out a pumpkin, get their face painted, pet a pony, and so much more! Admission and parking are free, but food, drinks, and games are offered at an additional cost.


  • Mazezilla Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch at Klingel’s Farm


45-minute drive from Skytop Lodge  


Known for its fun, yet spooky corn maze, Klingel’s Farm is all about fall fun. The 11-acre maze is different every year, and there are “corn helpers” nearby if you need help navigating through. Plus, head to the pumpkin patch or produce stand to do some picking. The fun starts September 15 and lasts through early November. Check the website for schedules and pricing.


  • The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival


1-hour drive from Skytop Lodge


The Great Pocono Pumpkin Festival is open daily beginning in late September through October. Fall-themed games, pumpkin-picking, and delicious food are just some of the things you can enjoy. The $10 funband includes a hay ride, corn maze access, haunted house, and more. Check the website for additional fees.

Enjoy a fall family vacation you’ll never forget with a room at Skytop Lodge. With hiking, golf, spa treatments, and lake activities, it’s easy to reconnect as a family and make memories to last a lifetime. Are you ready to unplug? Book your room online or call us at (855) 345-7759 for more information.