Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Windsor, Chatham, Southwest Ontario?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Windsor, Chatham, Southwest 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.

Especially this year, due to Coronavirus, be sure to click on the links (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to confirm this year's dates on the website for each festival. If they don't have a website, call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S DATES AND TIMES BY EITHER VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE OR CALLING.

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 September 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

Chatham-Kent (Bothwell, Chatham-Kent, Dresden, Glencoe)

  • Imaze - 10 acre corn maze, jumping pillows, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, cow train, Spookley the Square Pumpkin, corn box, picnic area, firepits, slides, corn cannon, birthday parties, field trips, school trips, groups
    12768 Longwoods Rd, Thamesville, ON N0P 2K0. Phone: 519-692-5451.  Open: September 3rd to October 30, Fridays from 5 pm to 9pm, Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm, Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only.. Click here for a link to our Facebook page

Essex (Essex, Kingsville, Lakeshore, Lasalle, Leamington, Windsor)

  • Allsop Farms Pumpkins and More - , restrooms, gift shop, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food), corn maze, pumpkins (brought in from the field), group tours
    195 Rd 3 E, Kingsville, NA N9Y2E5. Phone: 519-965-1284. Email: Open: They open after labour day weekend. Opened from dawn to dusk Monday through Sunday.. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard . Allsop Farms Pumpkins and More is a family run business that grows a crazy amount of variety of decorative pumpkins and gourds. It sells a variety of squash (butternut, sweet potato, spaghetti, acorn ect.). They have a gift store which features hand made crafts. Also have a ton of free activities for the family which include pumpkin bowling, sand box with sit on diggers, play equipment, cut-outs, hay bail art, pumpkin corn hole ect. There is 3-4 acre corn maze as well!  Click here for a link to our Facebook page
    A visitor writes on September 02, 2016: "So much fun for the family, don\'t feel like your nickled and dimed and very friendly people."
  • Thiessen Orchards - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, 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, haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Bounce house, haunted house, U-pick and already picked, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting, Bounce house, school tours
    400 Talbot Road East, Leamington, ON N8H3V6. Phone: 519-326-5282. Fax: 5193262089. Email: Open: Sunday to Saturday 10 am to 5 pm, September 6 to October 29, including Thanksgiving Monday. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. The Haunted Barn will be opening Friday October 5; Hours for the Haunted Barn will be Friday from 6 pm to 10 pm, Saturday from 3 pm to 10 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page.
  • Wagner Orchards and Estate Winery - Uses integrated pest management practices, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the premises), already-picked produce (of the pyo crop), snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, farm animals, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    1222 Lakeshore Road 103, Maidstone, ON N0R1K0. Phone: 519-723-4807. Email: Open: September and October 10 am to 6 pm. Directions: Take County Road #42 2 miles east of Manning Road, turn south on Lakeshore Road 103, continue down Lakeshore 103 4 kms over the 401; we are the first farm on your left - #1222. NOTE GPS address is 1222 Concession 8 W, Lakeshore Ontario. Click here for a map and directions. Open daily from 10 am to 6 pm September, October and December Open weekends 10 am to 5 pm only in November, January, February, March Open Wednesday to Sunday 10 am to 5 pm April through August. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. We have an on farm estate winery with grape and fruit wine. In the fall we run tractor drawn hay rides through the orchard. We have an on farm bakery with fresh pies, strudels and other baked goods. We have all natural farm raised beef and Mennonite Summer Sausage. Our farm also features an event room for special events.

Lambton (Algonac, Petrolia, Plympton-Wyoming, Sarnia, Warwick)

  • Grand Bend Maize Place - corn maze, petting zoo, more
    9766 Cold Storage Road, Grand Bend, Ontario N0M 1T0. Email: Open: They may be closed / no longer in business, I cannot find any information about them anywhere, since 2009. Phone: (519) 238 1543. Directions: Located 5 km south of Grand Bend On the corner of Cold Storage Road and Klondyke Road; Follow road signs on Hwy 21 / Klondyke Road.