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Pumpkin Harvest Festival - not for Toddlers
Oct 28, 2014 by: MissTeddi from Florida
My 2 year old had a very dangerous experience today at the harvest festival. The site claims it is for ages 2 and up and on a Tuesday Morning I figured it would be a lot of small people out getting pumpkins and enjoying the sunshine. This was not the case. Apparently there were school groups there? Lots of older kids including teenagers and no one was being watched. My daughter got pushed down the slide (on purpose) and kicked in the face by a 15 year old after repeatedly being asked to leave the little one alone. There was no area to escape all these older children. The line for the hay ride was over an hour wait and so we decided to give up in favor of safety. No refund was available and we ended up leaving with a little $.25 pumpkin because we couldn't get up to the field. For $7 this isn't ok. If you are going to host school groups - I think you should do it at a time you aren't also hosting the public - or keep them separated, or at least chaperoned, or at LEAST provide enough hay wagons. The level of safety they provided was unacceptable. Poor planning. There are a lot of really nice pumpkin FARMS in the area. We will go someplace else in the future. Also - there was no food as advertised.
Annual Family Outing
Oct 25, 2014 by: Libra123456 from
My family and I go to Butler's annually for the past three years for the Fall Festivity and we always have a good time. It's plenty for the kids to do there and the food is pretty good too! The lines were long to get snacks and food. If you are thinking about going I say....GO! & see for yourself.
Unbearable traffic and lines
Oct 19, 2014 by: E C from Hanover, New Hampshire
We really wanted to like Butler's Orchard but after waiting over an hour to drive in and park, we were summarily yelled at for walking to the bathroom instead of moving our car to the bathroom. After selecting and purchasing pumpkins, we then waited in traffic for another 15 minutes to park at the Farmer's Market, and then another 20 minutes in line at the register. Further, while we were able to use an AmEx to pay for our pumpkins, the Farmer's Market insisted that the orchard doesn't take AmEx, which didn't make sense. Really disappointed to drive there and spent almost our whole time waiting.
Busy but great place!
Oct 14, 2014 by: Amy K from Laurel, Maryland
The market shop here has lots of fresh produce and packaged food items as well as little gifts. The staff are great and the pick your own is a great experience. Although it can get quite crowded and busy they seem well equipped to handle all of the people.
Nice place for autumn joy
Sep 28, 2014 by: Aburel from Bucharest, Romania
Great 11 bucks spending. Hay ride to the pumpkin patch, slides, face painting, pony riding and mazes, big and small. Food available and even ATMs to offer cash withdrawal. Visit the store too, aka the market. Great falloween stuff. Delicious apples, pumpkins, pies and other funny stuff. You can spend the whole day at Butler's.
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