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Here Is a Guide for Picking Pumpkins in Southeast Wisconsin This Year

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Staff Writer

It is the time of the year to pick pumpkins, one of the most popular fall activities for many Wisconsinites. For those who love pumpkin-flavored desserts, ‘Sugar Treat’, ‘Hijinks’, ‘Baby Bear’, ‘Cinderella’s Carriage,’ and ‘Peanut Pumpkin’ are the best pumpkins for pies. For people who love carving pumpkins into spooky decorations, the pumpkin varieties most suitable for carving include ‘autumn gold,’ ‘magic lantern,’ as well as ‘merlin’ pumpkin. 

Finally, for those who want to have a pumpkin-picking trip with families and loved ones, below is a list that includes up to 11 best places to pick pumpkins in the Milwaukee area. 

  • Apple Barn Orchard & Winery: W6384 Sugar Creek Rd, Elkhorn, WI 53121
  • Appleland Farm Market: 4177 WI-57, Fredonia, WI 53021
  • Barthel Fruit Farm: 12246 N Farmdale Rd, Mequon, WI 53097
  • Basse’s Taste of Country Farm Market: 3190 County Rd Q, Colgate, WI 53017
  • Cedarburg Creek Farm: 649 WI-60 Trunk, Cedarburg, WI 53012
  • Cozy Nook Farm: S11 W30780, Summit Ave, Waukesha, WI 53188
  • Creekside Valley Farm: 13101 N Wauwatosa Rd, Mequon, WI 53097
  • Lindner Pumpkin Farm: 19075 W Cleveland Ave, New Berlin, WI 53146
  • Schuett Farms: W299 S6370 WI-83, Mukwonago, WI 53149
  • Swan’s Pumpkin Farm: 5930 Co Hwy H, Franksville, WI 53126
  • Nieman Markets: 14335 N. Wauwatosa Road, Mequon, WI. 53097