Fall Family Fun Activities 2013, Albany, Saratoga, Clifton Park, Malta

September 29th, 2013 by

The Capital Region’s premier fall attraction 2013 , The Fall Festival at Liberty Ridge Farm is now open for their 14th season inpumpkin3 Schaghitcoke, NY.  Families, Friends and kids of all ages, chills in the air and changing leaves do not mean you have to be cooped up in your room til next spring!  The Fall festival at Liberty Ridge Farm is packed with fun outdoor healthy activities for families to stay active during the harvest season!  Want to find out more about the Fall Festival-

Click here : http://libertyridgefarmny.com/fall-festival/

Face painting fall festival 2013The farm is alive with the sounds of laughter and carnival style fun during September, October and November. The farm is a fall attraction that makes each child jump up, navigate around and slide their way down! Liberty Ridge has over 100 acres packed Cornfield Mazes, Barnyard games and hands-on activities that create daytime and nighttime adventures. As the leaves begin to carpet the ground, the colors along the Hoosic River in Rensselaer County are just one reason that thousands of people go out. Friends and families are invited to enjoy delicious food, go pumpkin picking, get lost in the cornmaze and warm the soul by the crackling campfires.

Cynthia Gifford, Owner of Liberty Ridge Farm says ” Our cornfield maze offers everyone a chance to navigate the Spookley the Square Pumpkin Maze this year, they can choose between a phase that takes 15 minutes and one that takes 30-40 minutes. Our farm has entertained hundreds of thousands of people that come out every fall to intentionally get lost in our cornfield mazes.”

Click here to see the Calendar of Events : http://libertyridgefarmny.com/albany-capital-region-fall-family-fun-calendar-of-events/

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September 26th, 2013 by

Liberty Ridge Farm is jam packed for 2013 Fall Fun with a collection of Autumn activities to help you keep your kids keep busy day and night as the trees change colour! The pumpkin patch is ripe for the picking, with small ones, round ones, fat ones and so many more.

Jumping Pillow fall festival 2013The amazing jumping pillow s bouncing with laughter and cornfield maze has people getting lost as they try to navigate out of the 12 acre labyrinth.  Brad’s Barnyard is filled with adventures kids and families can experience together as the centerpiece of over 100 acres of the Liberty Ridge Farm conveniently located in Schaghtcoke, NY.

Do you have little ones, or older kids ? Liberty Ridge Farm is a place where agricultural activities become adventures.  Toddlers have a blast as they enjoy little farmersville with games, digging toys, old fashioned trucks and a silly talking animal show.

Speaking of shows, you are in for a treat with shows being featured each day such as; the Pumpkin cannon, Pig Racing and even face painting and magic.

Liberty Ridge Farm has fall family fun, food and adventures that everyone can enjoy.  Check the calendar of eventshttp://libertyridgefarmny.com/albany-capital-region-fall-family-fun-calendar-of-events/  to see what is going on each weekend and take a ride out to the rolling hills of Rensselaer County and enjoy a farm-tastic fall day on the farm.

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September 24th, 2013 by

pumpkin3September 21st & 22nd 2013 Opening Weekend of the Fall Festival
The 14th Season of family fun activities, shows and attractions begins with the kickoff weekend of the Fall Festival.


Jack-O-Lantern2Harvest Haunt  6:30 pm to Close –  October 4th, 5th 

The Haunt admission includes 5 Haunted Attractions and Side Show: The Farmer’s Haunted House, The Forest of Fear, The Field of Screams, Fort HuntD and The Shady Rest 3D.  All who go in, try as they may, they might not make it out alive….

WesternOctober 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 14th Western Days

Step back into the Old West on the farm during Western Days at Liberty Ridge.  Each farmgoer will enjoy Inflatable Pony Races, Roping and Riding, Face painting, Magic Shows and Much more **Battenkill Pony Club will be hosting their annual fundraiser providing Pony Rides on the 13th  from 12-3pm.**  Staff and attendees are encouraged to wear Bandanas and Cowboy hats.

Jack-O-Lantern2Harvest Haunt  6:30 pm to Close – October 11th , 12th , 13th

The Haunt admission includes 5 Haunted Attractions and Side Show: The Farmer’s Haunted House, The Forest of Fear, The Field of Screams, Fort HuntD and The Shady Rest 3D.  All who go in, try as they may, they might not make it out alive….

pumpkin3October 19th & 20th Pumpkin Palooza

Enjoy everything pumpkin on the farm with with Pumpkin Checkers, Pumpkin tetherball, Pumpkin Bowling, Pumpkin Tic Tac Toe and Pumpkin Cannon Shows, Individual Pumpkin Shooter Cannons, Face painting, Balloon artistry & Magic Shows. **VIP Night has moved to the 26th!**

Jack-O-Lantern2Harvest Haunt  6:30 pm to Close – October 18th, 19th

The Haunt admission includes 5 Haunted Attractions and Side Show: The Farmer’s Haunted House, The Forest of Fear, The Field of Screams, Fort HuntD and The Shady Rest 3D.  All who go in, try as they may, they might not make it out alive….

Halloween 2013 LRFOctober 26th & 27th Halloween Days with Kids Monster Bash

Enjoy a festival of fun with Daytime Trick or Treating offered at 1:45 pm followed by the Monster Bash that is a Halloween Dance Extravaganza.  Little ones and Parents alike can dress the part and enjoy a party full of fun time fright located in the event tent.  The Monster Bash will be entertained by Disc Jockey.

vipOctober 26th VIP Party Bash- This is a Paid party – Tickets are not yet Available *

Enjoy several bands, Fireworks Show and a Foot stomping Tent Party filled with Live Music, Multiple bands and a good old fashioned time.  This party is for 21 and older.  Enjoy a Night of Frights in the 5 Haunted attractions and then retreat to the event tent for a VIP Party entertained by Several bands, with Cash food and cash bar available. *Tickets will be available online- check back soon

Jack-O-Lantern2Harvest Haunt  6:30 pm to Close – October 25th, 26th

The Haunt admission includes 5 Haunted Attractions and Side Show: The Farmer’s Haunted House, The Forest of Fear, The Field of Screams, Fort HuntD and The Shady Rest 3D.  All who go in, try as they may, they might not make it out alive….

Pumpkin SmashNovember 2nd Pumpkin Smash

Send off the season in Style with a smashing good time.  Liberty Ridge Farm will be destroying all left over pumpkins and even pumpkins that are brought to the farm.  We will be creative with our top destruction techniques this year.


Heroes WeekendNovember 10th & 11th Hero Weekend- Local First Responders

Pay tribute to the True Heros of our communities with Police Fire and EMS showcasing their professions on the farm.

Fall Fun 2013 for families, kids and all ages Capital Region

September 17th, 2013 by

As the fair rolls out of Schaghticoke, a hidden treasure is kicking off their fall festival.

Jumping Pillow fall festival 2013The fall means It is harvest time in the Capital Region and Liberty Ridge Farm invites friends and families of all ages out to kick off their 14th season. The fall festival begins September 21st and continues to November 11th jam packed with carnival style fun, food, shows and days of face painting, balloon artistry, magic shows and a barnyard of farm inspired hands on activities.

Liberty Ridge Farm begins their 14 th year as they grow memories with 2013 maze goers as they try to navigate out of the Spookley the Square Pumpkin labyrinth. The farm has become the premier fall destination by providing a welcoming laid back style filled with farm-tastic activities such as; the Amazing Jumping Pillow, the 80 foot underground slide named the Silver Mine Chute and the Cow Train ride.

The farm has traditional farm games such as pumpkin checkers, pumpkin tether-ball, pumpkin bowling and pumpkin tic tac toe and they even have pumpkin shooters that fire small pumpkins and much more. The farm staff begins each day with crackling warm campfires conveniently placed where you can sit and relax as you warm the soul. Liberty Ridge Farm is located just 3 miles from the Schaghticoke fairgrounds and can be found online at www.FALLMAZE.com.  

Kids fall fun Western days at Liberty ridge Farm 2013

September 11th, 2013 by

Capital Region Fall Adventures, Liberty Ridge Farm calls upon all deputies, pardners and western wranglers, little cowboys and cowgirls, its time for outstanding farmtastic western fun during Western Days October 5th, 6th, 12th, 13th, 14th at Liberty Ridge Farm.

fun_meter new LRFWestern Days embrace the hearts of all age groups as we step back in time on the 100 acres of farmland.  Every where you go on the farm is full of fun, adventures, delicious food, hands-on activities including Pony Rides, Inflatable Pony Races, Roping and Riding, Face painting, Magic Shows and so much more.  Everyone who attends Liberty Ridge Farm is encouraged to wear western attire, bandannas, cowboy hats, cowgirl hats, boots and whatever western costume you desire.

The old west only comes to the Capital Region for 2 weekends on the farm.  Event the Staff will be adorned with Bandannas and cowboy hats, cowboy boots and the pumpkin princess will be making her rounds greeting each cowboy and cowgirl.

Check the Calendar of Events on our website to see more details, See you there Pardners !

Fall Fun Adventures for 2013 in the Capital Region

August 20th, 2013 by

Pumkin kid smilingAutumn attractions in the Capital Region of New York. This is the time of year when we fall in love with the outdoor season, the fall harvest offers everyone a chance to take a walk in the crisp air, get lost in a cornfield maze and enjoy a favorite apple cider donut. If you adore cool sunny fall days outdoors in the crisp air 2013 is buzzing with energy in Schaghticoke NY. As the fair leaves town the crown gem carnival begins, Liberty Ridge Farm will pull on your heart strings with over 100 acres of hand on outdoor fall fun.

Fall 2013 marks the 14th season of entertaining friends & families in the Capital District, the Fall Festival is packed with shows, food and adventures in every corner of the farm. We’ve rounded up a fun packed short season with Western Days, Halloween Themed events and Fall festivities that keep the kids, friends and families wanting more. Fall is a great time to get out in the open air, interact with baby farm animals, pick pumpkins and best yet, you can Get Lost in the Spookley the Square Pumpkin cornfield maze all just minutes from Albany, & Saratoga.


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Warming Outdoor Family activities in the Capital Region inspire memories

November 15th, 2012 by

Family activities in the Capital Region warm and inspire memories

The leaves have all changed and dropped, but the fun hasn’t stopped in Schaghticoke, NY. Most people have put away their Halloween decorations and are now hearing Christmas music on the radio. As fall changes to winter, Liberty Ridge Farm is still open for family fun with excitement for the last weekend of outdoor warmin adventures. The farm will open November 17th & 18th from 11-5 with a discounted admission price of $8.50 that includes a $5 Plus Pass wristband, a Cup of apple cider accompanied by a Signature Apple cider donut served in the Farm Market. The Unlimited Plus Pass is good for Unlimited Jumping Pillow and Cow Train rides, that will bring smiles to all ages, even parents. Liberty Ridge Farm wants to remind everyone that children under 2yrs old are FREE. The farm promises to have their signature Apple Cider Donuts for sale, Lunch specials grilled up at Pitchfork and cracklin warm community campfires, jokes, shows and adventures.

The Fall festival weekend will mark the end of the 13th season as providing a friendly fall agri-adventure destination. Liberty Ridge Farm’s centerpiece is an 11 acres cornfield maze that has been harvested. Each year the farm cultivates the cornfield for a season full of fall family fun, but the corn also has a very serious side to it. The farm is very proud to say the corn-maze is harvested annually to provides tons of animal feed for local livestock, chickens, and large and small farm animals. This last weekend will signal a shift to popular events such as Silent Movie Night, Breakfast with the Easter Bunny and hosting Corporate parties, Team-building, Family Re-unions, Birthday Parties, Sweet 16 Parties with venue space for small to large groups. The farm is a fresh break from the norm, with a mixture of country charm and refined elegance, the farm resides on 100 acres of wide open spaces nestled in the Rolling Hills of Rensselaer County.

The weekend special includes a barn yard of over 55 acres that is filled with old fashioned games, shows and hands on activities. The farm’s admission price November 17th & 18th will be at the reduced price of $8.50 with every paid admission receiving the $5 upgrade for the Plus Pass. The weekend warm up specials are still in place. Last chance to warm up by the community campfire or rent a cabin or campfire, The farm suggests calling to ask about the WARM Up Special and make a reservation by calling 518-664-1515. You can also find out more information on the website at www.libertyridgefarmny.com. 


November chills lead to warm up specials and admission discounts at local agri-adventure farm

November 9th, 2012 by

The change in the weather has promoted an area business to offer “warm up specials” and a reduction on admission price in an effort to reward and inspire people to make the trek to the farm. Liberty Ridge Farm is amidst the end of their season with only 5 days left in their popular fall festival that includes a barn yard of over 55 acres that is filled with old fashioned games, shows and hands on activities. The farm is now offering a reduction to their admission price and a $5 upgrade that includes a plus pass wrist band, that is good for Unlimited Jumping Pillow and Cow Train rides, for a new price that reflects a savings of $7 from their standard price. Admission on November 10th,11th 12th, 17th & 18th will be at the reduced price of $8.50 with every paid admission receiving the $5 upgrade for the Plus Pass. The weekend warm up specials offers friends, families and youngsters a last chance to “Get Lost” in the cornfield, warm up by the community campfire or rent a cabin or campfire. The farm suggests making a reservation on their website at www.libertyridgefarmny.com or by calling the farm at 518-664-1515 to reserve a warmup bargain.

Liberty Ridge has over 55 acres of fun, a community of rustic cabins and numerous comforting campfire sites that serve as a great place to nestle up, relax and share outdoor fun. The farm is offering specials that add to those memorable fall moments. Rent a crackling campfire site and receive FREE s’mores fixings including marshmallow roasting sticks for fun that is just feet away from the adventures. Families with children who are looking for a age appropriate play will find an outdoor setting that has food, fun and adventures in a single location. Liberty Ridge Farm warm up specials extend to their cabin rentals for 3 hour blocks and include Free Campfires a $40 value. Each cabin is located in their community of cabins named Camp Celebration. The farm has a wide variety of foods, hot drinks, snacks, warm apple cider donuts and other special treats are served daily. The farm has shows, entertainment and adventures including their popular game called the passport game. The passport game offers questions that if answered correctly provide navigational clues on the way out of the 11 acre corn field maze, this weekend will be the last time in 2012 the corn field maze will be open before being harvested.

Liberty Ridge Farm is the Northeast’s premier agri-tourism destination. Now in their 13th Season, the Farm has expanded, now offering a variation of events that encompass all four seasons. Liberty Ridge Farm has entertained families for 12 years, coming up with new and exciting corn maze designs that continue to delight hearts and minds. From culinary excellence to rustic charm Liberty Ridge Farm is available for fund-raising, corporate events, social gatherings, company picnics, school educational field trips, weddings, sweet sixteen parties and more. Come September, the farm hosts its annual Fall Festival featuring the largest and most original cornfield maze in the Albany Capital District and a Barnyard of Adventure. The fall agri-tourism season runs from September 22nd to November 4th offering the public, groups and school field trips a chance to get lost in the corn field maze and share in over 20 farm inspired activities that make for a full day of adventure. Liberty Ridge Farm, the Capital Regions hidden treasure that offers food, fun and outdoor adventure entertainment all located in one place.

Liberty Ridge Farm, 29 Bevis Road, Schaghticoke, NY.

visit http://www.LibertyRidgeFarmNY.com or call 518-664-1515 .



For information regarding this press release:

Contact Cynthia Gifford



Calling all little wranglers, families & friends, Western Days are filled with cowboys and cowgirls October 13th & 14th !

October 13th, 2012 by

Calling all little wranglers, families & friends, Western Days are filled with cowboys and cowgirls October 13th & 14th ! Liberty Ridge Farm steps back in time to the OLD West from 1pm to 5pm Saturday and Sunday in Schaghticoke, NY. Western Day Weekend offer friends and families and opportunity to share with their children as the farm looks to entertain little rustlers and wranglers, with cowboys, cowgirls, prospectors and a Sheriff looking for new deputies. The family friendly roundup features; live music, face painting, balloon artistry, barrel racing on inflatable horses, The Rope a Steer challenge, marshmallow gun target practice and over 55 acres of farm-tastic fun.

Live music will be a special appearance by “The Flood Road Boys” who hail from upstate New York, playing an original recipe of Acoustic Folk Grass music. The quartet features the lyrics of J. Peter Yakel (guitar/vocals), framed by instrumentalists, “The Professor” Chris Schultz (banjo), and Pete “The Treat” Murphy (bass). Together, the boys create an assortment of homegrown foot-stompers and eye-weepin’ ballads as varied and unpredictable as the northeast seasons.

Devilish fear seekers have something to do fall weekend nights in the Capital Region of NY. Liberty Ridge Farm transforms from a family friendly fun day time location into a frightful farm of screams and shrieks after dark every weekend night in October. New for 2012 Liberty Ridge Farm has 5 haunted attractions that serve up fear to those who dare to reserve tickets. Information can be found on www.hauntny.com. The Harvest haunt at Liberty Ridge Farm runs October 12th, 13th, 19th, 20th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 28th.

“Western Days are full of fun, with a celebration filled with Apple cider donuts and baked goods, exciting shows, old fashioned games and a western appeal that is exciting for all age groups,” said Cynthia Gifford owner of Liberty Ridge Farm. “Our weekend celebration welcomes a new roundup of little wranglers, cowboys and cowgirls looking to get deputized by the Farm Sheriff, have their face painted by Magic Brushes or have ballon artistry fashioned by Farmer Bruce. We encourage parents with kids and friends to wear western items such as bandanas or cowboy hats as the farm shares the spirit of the old west. Little ones can try the marshmallow guns, and take part in old fashioned games and hands-on fun in Brad’s Barnyard. Anyone who is interested in more information about this upcoming weekend can check www.libertyridgefarmny.com and click on our calendar on the top of the page. “

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October 12th, 2012 by

There is still plenty of time in the season to enjoy a Birthday Celebration with Liberty Ridge Farm.  A Birthday party can start with an optional Campfire cracklin for all party attendees.  The party is within feet of Brad’s Barnyard of Adventure and the 11 Acres of Corn Field Wonder corn maze   Fall fun with a barnyard full of adventures and a cabin to enjoy the campfire and cake.  This is a fun time sensitive party, we suggest having guests arrive early or on-time to maximize fun!
Party areas close when property closes each day, Reserve your party now .
Groups may bring their own food or have a catered package delivered to your

picnic table provided in the garden.
* A Farm attendant will be available to help facilitate your arrival and departure.
* The optional Campfire is $40. We get the fire going for you, provide extra wood and 10 roasting sticks.
*View our All inclusive food packages from the Farmhouse Kitchen

cottage. Prior reservation necessary.  Not many places allow you to being your own marshmallows or food for the day, but if your life is too busy and you want to kick back, you can enjoy food available at any of the farm’s eateries or you can choose from one of our catered packages to have the food delivered right to you.
* One of Four Cottages are provided with a buffet table, electricity and seating for ten.
* The Cottage has a country style porch with two benches and a

Remember with arrangements we can deliver your food right to your cottage at a pre-set time or you can bring your own.
All guests must purchase admission to the farm. Admission for the party attendant and guests includes:
Corn Maze
Pig Races – Scheduled races throughout the day
Brad’s Barnyard Adventure
Pumpkin Cannon Show – Scheduled shows throughout the day
Miss Moo’s Musical Revue – Showtime every 20 minutes
Trolley Ride
Additional add-on activities:

Cow Train Ride – $2 per ride
Party pumpkin for your guests – $3 each
Jumping Pillow pass- $2 per pass
Unlimited Jumping Pillow & Cow Train with a Plus Pass- $5 per

The farm’s reservation office will contact you for any further questions you may have.
Additional information:
Minimum party size is 10 people. Parties larger than 25 we suggest reserving 2 cottages
All reservations for cottages in Camp Celebration require a non-refundable deposit of a minimum of $50.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to reservation time in order to pay for the party. The group leader must check in at Admissions prior to going to your reserved cottage.
Camp Celebration is rented in 3 hour time blocks. Groups must have party cottage cleaned up and vacated promptly by the end of the reserved time.
Everyone who comes onto the farm must pay admission. Parents of guests can either drop off their children with an organizing host (the parent of the birthday child), have a staff member escort their child to the reserved site, or pay admission to accompany child onto the farm.
Plan to have your guests arrive on time to maximize your fun!
Party areas close when property closes.
Groups may bring their own food or have a catered package delivered to your cottage. Prior reservation necessary.
Additional food is available at any of the farm’s eateries.
Any changes to food orders must be confirmed within 48 hours of party. No changes in food selection will be accepted after that.
All guests must pay admission, either paying for themselves or paid for by the party organizer. When you make your reservation please specify if you are paying for the whole party, or if they are purchasing their own admission. Please let your guests know who is paying admission.