Saratoga Springs Events & Group Activities

Planning for upcoming Saratoga Springs events, school trips, field trips or outings just got easier and more fun! At Ellms Family Farm, we look forward to being a part of your school program this fall. Students of all ages enjoy the fun and educational benefits of a trip to our scenic outdoor environment, from the fun of our Jumping Pillow to the challenge of barnyard mazes and corn mazes. We are conveniently located in the Capital District area just off I87 and the NY State Thruway. Our Saratoga County farm is open for “field” trips on weekdays, Tuesday through Friday, throughout the fall season.

Teachers and parents enjoy bringing their children on an outing to Ellms Farm! A scheduled school trip to the farm includes the following for your students:

  • Open for groups starting Friday, September 18.
  • Open Tuesday-Friday through October 30.
  • Just $8.00 for students in Grade 1 or older.  Teacher/staff admitted free. Contact BOCES to see if your trip is aidable. Add $4 for our NEW GEMSTONE MINING activity (total-$12/per person)
  • $7.00 for pre-school and kindergarten (Free for teacher, $6 per additional adult).
  • Self-guided groups have no set schedule


  • 5 acre Corn Maze for Grades 1 and older
  • Kiddie Maze for pre-school and kindergarten
  • Expanded play area
  • Educational “Chicken Show”
  • Cup of cider and homemade donut
  • Narrated hayride
  • Children pick their own small pumpkins to take home
  • Jumping pillow
  • MooMooChooChoo rides optional for an additional cost of $1 per rider.


If you have questions contact Sally at

Reserve your “FIELD” trip to our Saratoga County farm today!

Capital District Team Building & Group Events

Ellms Farm is a wonderful outdoor venue for planning your group events in Saratoga, Albany, or the Capital District! Our popular Saratoga County farm and farm market has experience hosting all types of groups, large or small! Discover outings that offer fun, education, and provide a unique get-away location for your group.

Groups that have enjoyed our farm:

  • Girl Scouts
  • Boy Scouts
  • Church groups
  • Sports teams
  • Corporate groups
  • Home School groups

Our convenient Saratoga County location is just a short distance from I87 and the NYS Thruway. Our Saratoga farm market offers fresh cider and delicious apple cider donuts, pumpkin patches, fall decorations, a Christmas tree farm, and all the sights, smells, and fresh air that make Upstate NY the Autumn place to be! For Saratoga, Albany, and the Capital District, group events have never been so much fun!

Call Garth Ellms at (518) 339-6333 today for more information on Capital District team building activities for groups, organizations, or corporations at Ellms Family Farm. We look forward to hosting your Saratoga, Albany, or Capital District group or company outing at Ellms Farm!