Fall is in the air, and we all know what that means. It’s time for one of the season’s most popular traditions- heading to the Pumpkin Patch! From carving to cooking, this list of The 15 best Pumpkin Patches in the United States will get your pumpkin picking off to a great start!
Walter’s Pumpkin Patch – Burns, KS
Starting this list off close to home, our first stop is Walter’s Pumpkin Patch in Burns, KS. This popular patch is located in the Wichita, KS area and doubles as a beautifully rustic wedding venue. Scheduled to open for the fall season September 16th.
10001 US-77, Burns, KS 66840|Website
Core Farms CSA and Musgrave Orchard- Bloomington, IN
This next pumpkin patch is quite special, beginning as a community owned and operated farm-it’s remained a staple in the Bloomington area since 2004. Nestled inside of an Indiana apple Orchard, it’s a two for one deal like no other. After you pick the perfect pumpkin, make sure to stop for a freshly picked taffy apple or warm apple cider.
8820 N Old State Rd 37, Bloomington, IN 47408| Website.
Vala’s Pumpkin Patch- Gretna, NE
For the last 30 years, a visit to Vala’s Pumpkin Patch in Gretna, Nebraska has been a community tradition. This family owned operation really means all hands on deck. Along with the 55 acres of pumpkins, make sure to end your trip with a stop at one of the Vala daughter’s shops on the farm from Kirsten’s Coffee House, Kelsey’s Sweet Shop to Kyla’s Ice Cream Shop.
12102 S 180th St, Gretna, NE 68028| Website.
Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch- Culver City, CA
Mr. Bones Pumpkin Patch is a much needed slice of farm life in the bustling Beverly Hills area. Open everyday from October 6th – 30th, this unique patch combines this fall tradition with a celebration of the Halloween holiday. There is also live, family-friendly entertainment from 1-5 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.
10100 Jefferson Blvd, Culver City, CA 90232| Website.
Beech Hill Farm – Hopkinton, NH
Beech Hill Farm and Ice Cream Barn has all your fall pumpkin and decorating needs. The Ice Cream Barn features 75 premium flavors of Blakes and Giffords made ice cream. The patch also features a mile-long Rhododendron Nature Trail and corn mazes to tour. Beech Hill Farm and Ice Cream Barn was awarded the “Best of New England” destination by Boston Magazine/New England Travel and “Family Favorites Award” by Parenting NH Magazine!
107 Beech Hill Rd, Hopkinton, NH 03229| Website
Stonycreek Farm- Noblesville, IN
With 2017 marking the 45th Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival, Stonycreek Farm is a local gem that offers family fun all fall season long. Open to the public beginning September 30th, Stonycreek farm is open until Halloween Day-October 31st 2017 to make sure all your pumpkin picking needs are met! Stonycreek offers Hayrides, school field trips, and even wedding ceremonies and receptions!
11366 IN-38, Noblesville, IN 46060| Website.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade Pumpkin Patch- Miami, FL
Planning a fall trip to Miami, or a local looking for some fall season fun? Check out the Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade Pumpkin Patch. Opening Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. seven days a week through Halloween day, this patch offers not only a fun time for all, but also a chance to give back. Pumpkin Patch proceeds benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Miami-Dade, which serves thousands of boys and girls in the Miami-Dade County year-round.
2805 SW 32nd Ave., Miami, FL 33133. | website
Siegel’s Cottonwood Farms, Inc.- Lockport, IL
Siegel’s Cottonwood Farms is often considered one of the top 10 pumpkin patches in the nation. Family run and more than 100-years old, this fourth generation farm includes 31 attractions included in general admission! From Corn mazes, The Pumpkin Drop and Smash, to Hayrack rides and paintball games – this patch provides all day fun for the entire family.
17250 Weber Rd, Lockport, IL 60441| Website
Pumpkin Nights- Twin Cities, MN Salt Lake City, UT Auburn, CA.
The Pumpkin Nights festival is a new kind of family tradition. This tri-city event found its beginnings in 2016 when they opened the first Pumpkin Nights at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. This outdoor festival features a half-mile walking path of over 3,000 hand-carved pumpkins, and interactive displays. In addition to the pumpkins, Pumpkin Nights offers food and activities to celebrate and enjoy the festive halloween season.
Twin Cities, MN Salt Lake City, UT Auburn, CA| Website
Shady Brook Farm- Yardley, PA
One of the last working farms in Bucks County, Shady Brook Farm is a year round Farm Market offering fresh produce, deli, dairy, and gardening needs. For fall, Shady Brook Farm opens its doors for special events and festivals, and of course- pumpkin picking. With humble beginnings, Shady Brook Farms now stands on 278 acres of land and is entering its 4th generation of family operation.
931 Stony Hill Rd, Yardley, PA 19067 | Website
Froehlich’s Farm-Furlong, PA
Standing the tests of time- Froehlich’s Farm has been in operation since 1942. Well respected and admired, bringing farm grown produce and garden essentials to the community is central to Froehlich’s mission. Their Annual Fall Festival begins September 30th and runs through October 29th and features pumpkin picking, pony rides, live music and food!
3143 York Rd, Furlong, PA 18925| Website
Sauchuk Farm Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch- Plympton, MA
Located just 7 miles from America’s hometown of Plymouth, MA, Sauchuk Farms proudly features on-the-vine pumpkin picking as an annual fall attraction. Additionally, their intriquitly grown corn maze tours are a state pride and a local tradition. Make sure to stay for the bouncy houses, baby pig races, bump-car rides, tug-of-wars and more and you’re sure to have a full day of family fun.
200 Center Street, Plympton, MA 02367 | Website
The Corley Ranch- Gardnerville, NV
The Corley Ranch is a “ real working ranch raising cattle, farming, hay and pumpkins”. Growing thousands of pumpkins each year, Their October Harvest Festival & Pumpkin Patch runs October 1st-31st. In 2013 The Corley Ranch was the Recipient of the “Excellence in Agri-Tourism” award by Reno-Tahoe Territory of Nevada Commission On Tourism. Its no wonder as the ranch overlooks the majestic Sierra Nevada Mountains and attracts thousands each year.
859 U.S. Hwy 395 N, Gardnerville, NV 89410 | Website
Carter Mountain Orchard- Charlottesville, VA
Sitting atop a mountain overlooking the Charlottesville area, Car Mountain Orchard offers a breathtaking view while you pick the perfect pumpkin. This Orchard has a seasonal calendar jam packed with events and is in operation serving the community from March to December. Some signature fall events include the Carter Mountain’s Easter Eggstravaganza, Peach Festival, and of course Pick your own pumpkin during the picking season. Carter Mountain also offers a county store and bakery, a bar and grill, and their famous Apple Cider doughnuts!
1435 Carters Mountain Trail, Charlottesville, VA 22902 |Website
Faulkner’s Pumpkin Farm- Kansas City, MO
Opening for the fall in October 1st-31st. Faulkner’s Pumpkin Farm is gearing up to provide families with pumpkin picking as well as over 25 interactive activities for families to enjoy all season long. Rooted in Kansas City since the 1950’s, Faulkner’s Pumpkin Farm offers family, corporate, and private events, doubles as a beautiful wedding venue, and features a company blog.
10600 Raytown Rd, Kansas City, MO 64134 | Website
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Pumpkin Picking is a fall tradition every family can enjoy. These patches not only keep that tradition alive but also offer new and exciting events every year! Any one of these patches offers a unique experience and can get your fall season off to a great start.