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The Great Pumpkin Farm cited for COVID-19 violations

Posted at 12:13 PM, Oct 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-12 12:44:02-04

CLARENCE, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Erie County Department of Health has cited the Great Pumpkin Farm in Clarence for violating COVID-19 guidelines.

During an inspection on October 3, the farm was cited for having too many people on a hayride and no social distancing in lines. No fines were associated with the citations.

According to the state health department, agritourism attractions - such as the Great Pumpkin Farm - are currently limited to no more than 33 percent of the maximum occupancy or capacity for a particular area at any give time.

A spokesperson for the Great Pumpkin Farm says masks are required at all times unless guests are seated. The farm also tracks the number of guests at every entrance.

Admission on weekends is $8. Children two and under are free. There is no admission during the week, with the exception of Columbus Day.

There are also additional paid attractions including pony rides and a corn maze.

Check out a full list of activities here.