There’s something so charming about bringing your kids to the pumpkin patch every year and helping them pick out the “best” one. If you’re in a hurry you can get a Trader Joe’s pumpkin cheap and easy, but we wanted to give you a list of proper patches to chose from, too. Our round up below includes everything from smaller church pumpkin lots to massive farms with corn mazes, hayrides, and more. (Make sure to scroll to the end to find all posts “pumpkins”!)
Location :: 1400 West Arapaho Rd., Richardson 75080
Open :: September 30 – October 31, 2019; M-F & Sunday: 10:30am-7pm; Saturday: 9:30am-8pm
Cost :: Free (except pumpkin purchases)
This little pumpkin patch has become a local favorite to the Richardson, Plano, and North Dallas areas. As Jenny mentions in THIS past post, if you’re looking for a quick and easy spot to take photos of your child in the pumpkins, this is a great one.
Location :: 1232 E Fork Dr. Rockwall 75087
Open :: September 28 – October 31, 2019; Monday-Friday: 9am-6pm, Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday: 12-6pm
Cost :: $8/person (ages 23 months and under are free) – includes petting zoo, hayride, and free hotdog (on weekends) or hayride, petting zoo, and free mini pumpkin (M-F). There’s also a hay maze just the right size for little ones.
Location :: 8525 Garland Rd., Dallas 75218
Open :: September 21 – October 31, 2019; 9am-5pm, daily
Cost :: $17/adults, $12/children (2-12), under 2 are free (Parking: $15 at the door)
This year’s “Autumn at the Arboretum” will feature “It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown”! Not to be missed is the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village, with over 90,000 pumpkins, gourds, and squash to pose and play in. Pumpkins are also available for purchase in the Tom Thumb Pumpkin Patch. Maximize your time at the Arboretum by coupling it with some of their other activities throughout the season (Harvest Tea, Mommy & Me Mondays, Tiny Tot Tuesdays). See what the patch is like from a mom’s perspective by reading THIS post.
Location :: 601 Harvey Ln., Denison 75020
Open :: Opening Saturday October 5 and then open every Weekend for the month of October; Saturday: 10am-5pm, Sunday: 1pm-5pm
Cost :: $10/person – includes all activities and 1 pumpkin from the patch or $5/person if you don’t want a pumpkin
Although most known for their Christmas trees, this farm shouldn’t be overlooked at Halloween, with over 100,000 pounds of pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn and specialty pumpkins brought in every year. The pumpkin patch activities include hayrides, maze, farm zoo, hay jump, and dress your own scarecrow stations. They also do pumpkin sling shots for an additional charge; talk about something the kids will love.
Location :: 5100 Cross Timbers Rd, Flower Mound 75028
Open :: October 1 – November 4, 2019; 9am-7pm, daily
Cost :: FREE (parking is $5/M-F and $10/weekends)
This Pumpkin Patch west of Dallas has it all. Kids will love tromping through the hay maze, bouncing in the inflatable bounce houses, and taking trips around the farm on hayrides and pumpkin patch trains. You can also bring a picnic or purchase food and baked goods from vendors on the weekends. In addition to selling pumpkins of all sizes (starting as low as $2), this pumpkin patch also sells gourds, squash, corn husks, and hay bales for you decorative mamas.
Location :: 12600 FM 2932, Forney 75126
Open :: October 1 – 31, 2019; Monday-Friday: 9:30am–2pm, Saturday & Sunday: 9:30am-6pm
Cost :: $6/person (ages 1 and under are free)
Come for the pumpkin patch, stay for the fun! General admission to the patch includes a train ride, giant maze, petting zoo, ball pit, and animal room.
Location :: 3420 Hall Johnson Rd., Grapevine 76051
Open :: September 27 – October 31, 2019; Monday-Thursday: 3-8pm, Friday: 3-10pm, Saturday: 10am-10pm, Sunday: 1-8pm
Cost :: FREE general admission, $5/person corn maze, $5/person hayrides. CASH ONLY.
This true Texas farm began in the 1920’s and is one of the last working farms in the area. Come see pumpkins on the vine and take advantage of the multiple photo ops set up around the grounds. They also have a legit corn maze, some stalks are 9 ft. tall! If you have older children, grab a flashlight and come try the 2 acre maze after dark. FYI, this place is cash only.
Preston Trail Farms (f.k.a. The Big Orange Pumpkin Farm)
Location :: 15102 TX-289, Gunter 75078
Open :: September 14 – November 27, 2019; 8am-8pm, daily
Cost :: $8/person (M-F) and $10/person (weekends), children under 2 are free. Includes feed for petting barn, hayride, roping pen, hay maze, plus one pie pumpkin (M-F) or a hot dog and farm train ride (weekends).
For anyone who lives further north or doesn’t mind the drive, Preston Trail Farms has all you need for a great pumpkin patch experience. Formerly the Big Orange Pumpkin Farm of Celina, this family farm picked up and moved just a few miles further north to a bigger location. Enjoy hay bales, mazes, and pumpkins for photos (or purchase), plus a farm animal petting zoo!
Location :: 3521 Main St., Frisco 75034
Open :: September 30 – October 31, 2019; Monday-Friday: 1-7pm or sunset, Saturday & Sunday*: 9am-7pm or sunset (*activities beginning after 12pm)
Cost :: FREE
This is a great pumpkin patch if you’re looking for easy in and easy out. Not only is it free for all activities (hay rides, corn maze, bounce house), but each weekend there’s different family-themed activities planned, from face painting to pumpkin launching.
Location :: 1530 Indian Creek Drive, Midlothian, TX 76065
Open :: September 28 – October 27, 2019; Saturday: 10am-6pm, Sunday: 1-6pm (Open Weekdays for Private Events Only)
Cost :: $10 per person, 2 and under free with the purchase of an adult ticket. CASH ONLY.
Hours and pricing are different from last year, so please make a note! Admission entitles you to one whole day of unlimited corn maze entrances, hay rides, petting zoo experiences, hay hill slides, zip line rides, jump pad bounces, pumpkin smashing, picture opportunities, see saws, yard games, live music, and more. Midlothian sounds far, but it really isn’t!
Location :: 9845 McCree Rd., Dallas 75238
Open :: September 28 – October 31, 2019; Sunday-Thursday: 1-7pm, Friday & Saturday: 10am-7pm
Cost :: FREE
Your classic churchyard pumpkin patch. They’ve done it here for years and usually have various pumpkin-related fun throughout the month. None of those activities are on the website as of yet, but check back in at the link for updates, for sure.
Location :: Storybook Ranch, 3701 S. Custer, McKinney 75070
Closed for Renovation :: Scheduled to Reopen October 2019! Stay Tuned!
Location :: 15410 Interstate 20, Canton 75103
Open :: September 21 – November 3, 2019; October Fridays: 6-10pm, Saturday: 10am-10pm, Sunday: 11-7pm
Cost :: Pricing packages vary; $21.95 at the gate for the basic level but $12.95 if purchased in advance (ages 2 and under free) – admission ticket includes over a dozen farm attractions (hello, Candy Cannon) plus unlimited amusement park rides.
You will want the whole day to explore this pumpkin patch out East. Rock climbing walls, forts, pony rides, amusement rides, face paintings, and movies all in addition to your fall pumpkin patches, a petting zoo, photo props, and corn mazes. Stay until dark and test your mettle with Fright Farm activities. Read a mom’s review of Yesterland Farm here.