Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Powell River, Comox Valley, Sunshine Coast areas of British Columbia?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Powell River, Comox Valley, Sunshine Coast areas of British Columbia, sorted by county. Some are farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple roadside stands.  Most have loads of pumpkins to choose from.  To really make it fun for  your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn maze, spook house, or hayride.  There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of course, the  more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free. ALWAYS call before you go to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!

And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the information, please let me know!   If you are looking for pumpkin weigh-offs and the US and world's largest pumpkins, see this page! Want to do a fundraiser selling pumpkins? See this page! There are affiliate links on this page. Read our disclosure policy to learn more.

New for this year, see our Top Ten list of best pumpkins to make pumpkin pies and for baking and cooking. Also, our Master List of 100 Varieties of Pumpkins for every purpose. Then see this page for our easy pumpkin pie from a real pumpkin recipe.

Updates for November 2020

Most pumpkin patches  and corn mazes usually open by mid September, some earlier! You may also like a local zombie event or Zombie Paintball!. The world's best pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the pie crust recipe is here! And we have home canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access many pumpkin and other recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site search.

Keep in mind, many farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and Haunted Houses are trying to cope with rapidly changing state COVID requirements: ALWAYS see their own website, Facebook page or call them before you go.

NOTE: Many of the farms are dropping their websites and switching to Facebook pages - but they don't tell anyone, including search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo or us, or redirect their website,  thus breaking all links to them. If a link is broken please click the "click here to report a broken link or blank page" so we can find the replacement link! Thanks!

After Halloween, find a Christmas tree at a local Christmas tree farm (and enjoy a bonfire, smore, hot chocolate and free hayrides, and often Santa visits! And next Spring, you'll want to take your children to a free Easter egg hunt - see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt.  If you have any questions or suggestions, feel free to write me!

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Comox Valley

  • Coastal Black Estate Winery - pumpkin patch, corn maze, haybale maze, farm animals, bonfires, restrooms, pumpkin patch in the field, petting zoo, tastings
    2186 Endall Road, Black Creek, BC V9J 1G8. Phone: 250-337-8325. Email: [email protected]. Open: Saturdays & Sundays from October 12th - 27th (including Thanksgiving Monday), 10:00AM to 4:00PM (Rain or Shine). Directions: 2 km down Endall Road on the left until you see our sign. Please do not go by house numbers. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/ MasterCard. Small hay maze for children to run through. Small petting zoo with a pig, a turkey, some goats, 2 baby water buffalos, and a ram. Even a fire in the pumpkin patch that you can sit around!! Pick Your Own Pumpkin right from their acre and a half Pumpkin Patch. Wander through a Hay Bale Maze, play some Festive Fall Games, and have memorable photos taken in the Pumpkin Photo Booth. Admission is FREE. Carving Pumpkins vary in price based upon the size you select. Coastal Black is also the home and production facility of Big D's Bees Honey, established by Daniel Ludwig in 2007. Dan and Justine Ludwig utilize their 600 colonies of honeybees to pollinate the pumpkins, blackberries, raspberries and blueberries on their family farm. School and Group Tours to our Pumpkin Patch will be available weekdays in October. Children will learn about how pumpkins are grown and the important work done by honeybees on the farm. Each child in the class will be able to pick their own pumpkin from the Pumpkin Patch and carry it home with them. Delicious Hot Apple Cider and Hot Chocolate made with their own Big D's Bees Coco Honey, and experience a warm and special family tradition in the pumpkin patch. Washroom Facilities On Site. (UPDATED: January 25, 2018)
    A visitor writes on October 28, 2013: "Thoroughly enjoyed it. Open spaces, crisp air, fun kids' activities, delicious wines and meads."
  • Shamrock Farm - Uses natural growing practices, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, haunted house, Trick-or-treating event, farm market, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    2276 Anderton Road, Comox, BC V9M4B2. Phone: 250-339-1671. Email: [email protected]. Open: October 1 to October 31 (including Thanksgiving Monday); from 10 am to 5pm; Spooktacular evening events are listed on our Facebook page. Picking updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. . We use natural practices, but are not seeking organic certification. Payment: Cash, Cheque. Click here for our Facebook page. Celebrate Fall on a family run pumpkin farm. Pumpkins are our speci alty. Over two dozen varieties are growing in the fields, from white, red and pink to deep green and bright blue. Decorative gourds and mini one pound ornamental pumpkins to hefty 100-pounders. - U-pick pumpkins, Giant Pumpkin Patch, Pumpkin Barn, Farm Animals, Kids Corn/Hay Maze, Hay Rides (weekends only 11am-4pm), Spooktacular Evening Events, Pumpkin Contests, Sweet Treats & Tricks, Hot drinks & pumpkin pie, birthday parties, school tours.  Free admission.    

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