Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in London, Essex, Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin, Norfolk areas of Ontario?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in London, Essex, Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin, Norfolk areas of Ontario, 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.

Finally, my boys are in Boy Scouts and raising money for their troop and their trips and activities, so if you are looking for popcorn (many types), chocolate, coffee, k-cups or to donate to both the Scouts and U.S. military troops, click here and help the Boy Scouts!

Updates for February 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.

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

Elgin (Aylmer, Dutton, Port Stanley, St. Thomas)

  • The Davies Family - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
    6926 Richmond Road, Aylmer, ON N5H 2R5. Phone: 519-765-1694. Fax: 519-765-1029. Email: davies@amtelecom.net. Directions: in the hamlet of Calton, south east of Aylmer or south west of Tillsonburg. 1/2 mile north of the main corner in Calton on the east side of the road And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Self Serve Roadside Stand - ready when you are Payment: Cash, only. gourds and pumpkins grown for fun and self satisfaction on some land that was too small for a farmer to bother with.
  • Fergusons - berries, pumpkins, corn maze
    RR6 St.Thomas, ON N5P 3T1. Phone: 519-631-6589. Fergusons has a modest corn maze. During the scarecrow festival, there are many activities including make-your-own-scarecrow. We take the kids every year. They have a photo spot, decorations and a chipwagon sponsored by a local charity.. There is also a stand for those who do not wish to pick that also includes a variety of baked goods.
  • Gabriel Fresh Produce - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, U-pick and already picked
    10293 Glendon Drive, Komoka, ON N0L1R0. Phone: 519-494-5190. Email: joc.gabriel@gmail.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Other available produce: garlic, cabbage, okra, zucchini, gourds, snake (Armenian) cucumbers, and dill.
  • Great Lakes Farms - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Fall festival, corn maze, wagon rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    5111 Union Rd, Port Stanley, ON N5L 1J2. Phone: 519-782-3433. Email: contact@greatlakesfarms.ca. Open: Strawberries Dawn to Dusk Apples Weekends in September, from 10 am to 5 pm; and Daily in October, from 10 am to 5 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Take 401 to Union road exit and take Union road towards Port Stanley, we are on the right side of the road, OR Take highway 4 south towards Port Stanley and follow the signs. Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries: June-July Apples and pumpkins September-October. Payment: Cash, Debit cards. Click here for our Facebook page.
  • Leaping Deer Adventure Farm and Market - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, train rides, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, corn cannon, pig races, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties
    544212 Clarke Road, Ingersoll, ON N5C 3J8. Phone: 519-485-4795. Email: djbudd@leapingdeer.com. Open: Check website for dates and hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Highway 401 to Exit 222 / Oxford Road 6 / Embro/Stratford. Go north one half kilometer, turn left at first corner onto Clarke Road, turn left at first farm on the left. Very easy to get to. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. All ages.
  • Roy Phillips Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
    1092 Sarnia Road, London, ON N6H 5K1. Phone: 519-471-3707. Email: royphillipsfarm@gmail.com. Open: 9am to 6pm; Open 7 days a week. Directions: Located on Sarnia Road. Just East of Hyde Park Road. Click here for a map and directions. Sweet corn from July to September; Pumpkins, squash, straw bales, Indian corn from early September to October 31. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page
  • Sunrise Garden Centre - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, haunted corn maze, wagon rides, gift shop, birthday parties, school tours
    34603 Richmond Street, Lucan, ON N0M 2J0. Phone: 519-227-1879. Fax: 519-227-4413. Email: gvlynn@isp.ca. Directions: Located on Hwy#4 (Richmond St) 20 minutes North of London or 15 minutes South of Exeter. Watch for the signs.
    And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October, November, December. Open: Garden Season Monday - Friday 9 to 8; Maze Hours: Fridays in September 10 am to 7 pm, Saturday and Sunday 10 am to 6 pm. Fridays in October 10 am to 10 pm for Flashlight Friday Nights! 3 Corn Mazes, a rope maze, a web maze, boulderdash maze and finger mazes. Wild West theme. The 1st maze is the Ragin' Bull Maze which has 12 stations with different shaped hole punches to punch your game card as you find them. The 2nd maze is the Bronco Ridin' Cowboy maze. Using the activity booklet you collect your pictures from 9 stations and answer questions at 9 stations. There are also 4 maize-o-vision stations to view the map on the back of your booklet. New is a 32 foot Look-out Bridge to stand higher than the corn and see for miles! The 3rd maze is the Children's Hospital at London Health Sciences logo and includes an intereactive game and craft at stations geared to the early ages. We have the Pedal Cart Grand Prix (seats are adjustable to suit all heights), a Bulls-eye Ball game, Boulderdash Rock N Roll, a Rope Maze, Giant Checkers, Giant Chess, Giant Snakes and Ladders, Tic Tac Toe, Finger Mazes, Ring Toss, Wagon Rides, a Web Maze, Pick Your own Pumpkins, Corny Corn Box and more!  Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx.
  • Talbotville Berry Farm - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, haunted corn maze, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Pumpkin Weigh-Off, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    11054 Sunset Road, St. Thomas, ON N5P 3R2. Phone: 519-633-1488. Email: talbotvilleberryfarm@gmail.com. Open: Fun Fall Family Weekends September 08, 2012 to October 28, 2012 Saturday Sunday and Holidays 12:00pm to 5:00pm. Directions: Located 1km North of Talbotville on Highway #4. This road is also commonly known as Sunst Road or Colonel Talbot Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page.

Middlesex (London area, Ailsa Craig, Dorchester, Glencoe, Melbourne, Strathroy, Thorndale)

  • Apple Land Station - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, U-pick and already picked apples, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, farm animals, school tours
    329 Richmond Street, Thames Centre, ON N0M 2P0. Phone: 519-268-7794. Email: appleland@rogers.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Just east of London Ontario, only 10 minutes off the 401 highway. Click here for a map and directions. Apple Season typically starts the beginning of September, Pumpkins end of September and Christmas tree in November;. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Visit our bakery for our famous mile high apple pie or other delicious scratch made baked goods. Play for hours on Sand Mountain, ride the train or visit the animals. At Christmas, come and visit Sanata in his cabin in the woods and find the perfect Christmas tree. (UPDATED: February 16, 2019, JBS) (UPDATED: August 26, 2016) (UPDATED: July 21, 2016, JBS)   (UPDATED: December 01, 2011, by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on December 01, 2011: "Kids love it, train ride goes around farm 3 times, kids love the 40ft high sand mound"

Norfolk (Bookton, Maybee's Corners, Norfolk, Spring Arbour, Waterford, Wilsonville)

  • The Cider Keg - pumpkins apple cider
    1231 Hwy #24 S., Vittoria, Ontario, N0E 1W0. Phone: (519) 428-0882   Fax: (519)428-0211   Alt Phone: (519)426-0705. Email: ciderkeg@kwic.com. Hours: Open Daily in August from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm. fresh produce, sparkling and fresh cider, ice cream, speciality foods. Coming in September Fresh Apple Cider, apples, and squash. Take Hwy #24, 14 KM South of Simcoe to Delhi east quarter line. Located at the corner of Delhi east quarter line and Hwy. #24 on the North side of the road

Oxford (Blanford-Blemheim, Ingersoll, Tilsonburg, Woodstock, Zorra)

  • Birtch Farms - Woodstock - Apples, pumpkin patch, pumpkins, squash and gourds, wagon rides and scarecrow-making activities.
    R.R. #7, Woodstock, Ontario, N4S 7W2. Phone: 519-469-3040. Email: info@birtchfarms.com. School tours, apple trail ride, and seasonal scheduled events also take place.  We also now have a fruit winery on site for adults over 18. Tours and tastings available.
    We offer a large variety of pumpkins from the tiny miniature pumpkins to the giants. The choices are many and taking the time to choose just the right one is sure to be an enjoyable experience. We would be happy to provide assistance to bring the large ones to your vehicle and we have lovely red wooden wagons to carry the smaller ones. We also have a great selection of decorating crops including corn stalks, gourds and much more.
  • Norwich Optimist Corn Maze - corn maze, haunted corn maze, Trick-or-treating event, concessions / refreshment stand, picnic area (bring your own food), petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    365701 Evergreen St, Norwich, ON N0J1P0. Phone: 519-863-2139. Email: info@norwichoptimistevents.com. Open: Saturdays from 11am to 6pm; Sundays from 11 am to 6pm; Thanksgiving Monday from 11am to 6pm; September 12th to October 25th. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Just 2km North of Norwich at the corner of Evergreen Street and Highway 59. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Trick or Treat day at the Maze- The afternoon of October 24th is trick or treat day at our maze. We will have costume judging for age groups as follows on that day: babies up to age 1, age 1-4, age 5-6, age 7-8. age 9-12. Haunted Corn Maze Nights- After dark on October 23rd and 24th we will be haunting the maze for those brave enough to enter. Note: Our haunted maze and characters are designed to scare and are not suitable for young children.

 

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