Bright as beacons, pumpkins tell us, “it’s fall!” If you love pumpkin everything, SoIN has no shortage of pumpkin-inspired things to do, eat and ways to treat yourself all season long. Here’s a quick guide to pumpkin things in SoIN:
Fall Farm Fun
Fall in SoIN wouldn’t be complete without some fall farm fun.
Huber’s Orchard, Winery and Vineyards’ pumpkin ice cream is back for fall. Pumpkin bread, muffins, pies and doughnuts are seasonal favorites available at its bakery. For pumpkins in a variety of colors and sizes, visit the farm market or take a wagon ride to pick your own from the pumpkin patches!
Joe Huber’s Family Farm and Restaurant’s U-pick pumpkins are ready! They also have many pumpkin treats available from the Farm Market, including pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin ice cream, and pumpkin muffin, pancake and bread mixes!
Sweet Treats and Coffees
Drive through New Albany, Clarksville or Jeffersonville and you’ll spot a Chillers or Zesto Ice Cream. You know fall is here when they’ve rolled out their Pumpkin Roll Sundae: smooth and creamy soft serve coupled with a sweet slice of pumpkin roll, caramel sauce and whipped cream. Grab a scoop of their pumpkin hand dip ice cream, or try it in a Pumpkin Pie Vortex ®. Head to Floyds Knobs’ favorite Berry Twist and try out their Pumpkin Roll Arctic Swirl or Pumpkin Roll Sundae. Swing by Uncommon Cups and Cones for their creative twist on pumpkin ice cream flavors!
Are you looking for a truly over-the-top pumpkin treat? Say hello to “Pumpkin To Talk About” Boomtown Creamery’s Fall Boomshake or their pumpkin cold brew shake.
Sweets by Morgan in downtown Jeffersonville has a delectable fall menu that includes pumpkin cinnamon chip cookies, pumpkin chocolate chip bread, pumpkin spice cupcakes with cream cheese icing, pumpkin roll, pumpkin pie and pumpkin cake pops rolling out throughout the season. If you can’t choose just one, order several!
You know what goes great with freshly baked pumpkin goodies? Coffee! Local coffee and tea shops like Coffee Crossing, Pearl Street Game & Coffee House, Starlight Coffee Co., Fresco Tea Bar and True North Coffee House are brewing pumpkin-inspired warm beverages all season long.
Embrace the flavors of fall at The Spice and Tea Exchange of New Albany. Indulge in the cozy warmth of their Pumpkin Chai Latte Loose Leaf Black Tea, available for you to take home and brew to perfection. Prefer to sip on the spot? Enjoy a to-go cup, served warm or iced at their Tea Bar! For the culinary wizards, they have crafted a custom-made in-store Pumpkin Pie Spice Blend, ideal for adding that pumpkin touch to your cooking or baking adventures. And don't miss their custom made in-store Pumpkin Pie Sugar – it's pure delight in every bite!
If you prefer treats over tricks, a must-visit during this time of year is Schimpff’s Confectionery. From jack-o’-lantern Rice Krispy Treats to Orange Cream Pumpkin Minuettes, this family-owned old-fashioned candy shop has it all! Sweeten your holiday shopping at this brightly colored candy shop.
Stop by the brightly colored candy shop in SoIN, The New Albany Sugar Shoppe. The shop carries classic favorites as well as the owner’s own creations. The shop is full of treats for the fall like pumpkin cake pops!
Ready to pop your taste buds with delight? Introducing Poppin' Flavors Gourmet Popcorn Pumpkin Pecan Roll Popcorn!
Pampering, Sweet-Smelling & Cozy
Make your home cozy, inspiring and inviting with pumpkin decor from New Albany's newest boutique, Cottonwood Collectives. They carry new and vintage items in styles they describe as Classic and Modern Farmhouse, French Country, and Cottage Charm.
Wimsatt Soap Company has a fall selection of pumpkin bath and beauty products that look as good as they smell. Like their Pumpkin Pecan Waffles Soy candle that has 320 burn time hours and Pumpkin Apple soap slices.
Brighten up your wardrobe and home at Dress & Dwell in downtown New Albany. Shop their pumpkin and fall home decor. Available in the store and on their online shop!
Bring that beautiful pumpkin color to your front porch with pumpkin-themed wood and metal decorations from Blessings on Spring. The boutique, located in downtown Jeffersonville, offers affordable women's clothing, accessories and hand-painted home decor. They also have an Art Studio that hosts paint parties and classes, or you can purchase unfinished products as a DIY take-home craft.
Create your own festive pumpkin decorations by joining one of Viva Art's fall-themed painting classes. Explore their calendar to find upcoming events and get your creativity flowing!
If you have a favorite pumpkin theme that wasn’t included, let us know! We’ll continue to add ways to enjoy pumpkins in SoIN all season long!
For pumpkin and fall décor and Halloween costumes, visit Southern Indiana’s Horner Novelty.
Looking for ways to enjoy fall in SoIN? Visit our Fall Foliage and Fun page.