This page provides a detailed list of Northern Florida's pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hay rides and other Halloween farm stuff!! Click here to see the listings of pumpkin patches, corn mazes and farms in Northern Florida Florida or just scroll down the page! 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. All should 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 all information, they don't always report changes to me!
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On our Pick-your-own website, we also have pages with our own simple instructions on canning, freezing and drying many other fruits and vegetables, such as how to make jam, apple butter, applesauce, spaghetti sauce, salsa, pickles, ketchup or freezing corn (these links open new pages, just close them to return here). Be sure to come back at Christmas if you are looking for a cut-your-own Christmas tree farm! Look at the bottom of the page for links to resources on home canning, picking tips, recipes, etc..
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Rogers' Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from
the field, Fall festival, train rides, corn maze, haunted corn
maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn
cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, haunted rides,
haunted trail, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy castle or moon
bounce, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school
3831 Northwest 156th Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32653. Phone: 386-462-2406. Email: email@example.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, from 8 am to 6 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. (ADDED: May 05, 2010)
The Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins
An annual seasonal event, open 7 days a week through the month of October. It is popular with the locals as well as visitors to the area. It is a colorful and educational experience. Click here to E-mail the pumpkin patch.
- Ford's Farm - Vegetables
352-468-2706. 10792 SE 36 Ave, Starke, FL 32091. Directions: On CR 18, 2 miles E of Hampton. Open: May - July, 8 am to 5 pm
Amazing Grace Crop Maze - pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, Fall festival, cow train rides, corn
maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze,
tractor-pulled hay rides, farm market, gift shop, concessions /
refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals,
2899 Wisteria Farm Road, Green Cove Springs, FL 32043. Phone: 904-284-2949. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: to the public: Fridays from 2pm to 7pm, Saturdays from 10am to 7pm, Closed Sundays beginning October 4, 2013; Last ticket sold at 6pm; Open on weekdays for field trips; Special hours for Moonlight Maze include: October 17th from 10am to 9am and October 18th 10am to 9pm; Bring your own flashlight. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Located in Lake Asbury between Lake Asbury Elementary School and Russell Baptist Church on Sandridge Road. Click here for a map and directions. Amazing Grace Crop Maze is open to the public Fridays and Saturdays in October. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Clay County, Florida's only crop maze - fall family fun on the farm! Visit our website for coupons, discounts, special events, and more - (coming April 2013). (ADDED: March 03, 2013)
- Heritage Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin
patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, we also
have pie pumpkins, restrooms, face painting
1156 Park Avenue (Hwy 17), Orange Park, FL 32073. Phone: 904-568-1649. Alternate Phone: 904-233-1249. Email: email@example.com. Open: Monday to Thursday from 10 am to 6:30 pm, Friday and Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm, Sunday from 12 pm to 5 pm, from October 5th through October 31st. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. We will have a mini fall festival on October 27th, from 1pm to 4pm. There will be face painting, arts and crafts, candy, and of course, pumpkins. Our friends from Tin Roof Photography will be there this day to capture pictures of our little ones. They will provide this service for free and will post all pictures on their website for you to have. We have a large variety of pumpkins, in all sizes and colors. (ADDED: September 28, 2012) (UPDATED: October 03, 2012)
- Baymeadows Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin
patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, Bounce house,
birthday parties, school tours
4826 Baymeadows Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32217. Phone: 904-733-3400. Alternate Phone: 904-733-5458. Fax: 904-733-5003. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: pumpkin sales October 13 to October 31; Monday to Friday till 9pm; Saturday 10:30am to 9:00pm; Sunday 1pm to 6pm. Directions: Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Baymeadows Fall Festival is on October 31st from 5:30pm to 8:00 pm. Dinner will be available for purchase. We will have inflatables, trunk or treat and the Pumpkin Patch will be open also. (ADDED: September 10, 2012)
Christ United Methodist Church Neptune Beach - pumpkin
patch- already gathered from the field,
400 Penman Road, Neptune Beach, FL 32266. Phone: 904-249-5370. Email: email@example.com. Directions: South of Atlantic Blvd off Penman Road in Neptune Beach, FL And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in October. Open: seven days a week; hours vary. Call Church Office at 904-249-5370 for specific days and hours of operation. Pumpkins will be delivered the first Saturday in October (pumpkins arrive October 9, 2010) and the Pumpkin Patch will be open for business until the pumpkins are gone or October 31st, whichever is later. Payment: Cash, Check. Thousands and thousands of pumpkins are returning to CUMC's Pumpkin Patch, a family favorite at the Beaches for generations. Join us to pick out your very favorite pumpkin and enjoy the annual fall festivities that have become a Beaches tradition! (UPDATED: September 24, 2010)
EastCoast Land Care - pumpkin patch- already gathered
from the field,
4952 Big Island Drive, Jacksonville, FL 32246. Phone: 904-996-1410. Alternate Phone: 912-322-6816. Fax: 904-*996-1410. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: October 8, 2011 to October 30, 2011, Sunday to Saturday, from 10 am to 9 pm. Directions: The Markets at Saint Johns Town Center directly across from Ethan Allen Furniture on Big Island Drive. Bring your family and cameras, we will have a festive fall area set up to capture those cherished moments; Available to purchase: Pumpkins, Indian Corn, Pumpkin Carving Tools, Hay Bales, Corn Stalks, Mums and home preserved items. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. This event this year is to assist some local teens on a People to People Student Ambassador adventure to Sicily, Italy and Greece in summer 2012 for a 19 day adventure to earn high school and college credits. There will also be available raffle tickets to win a family 4 pack of tickets to 'Monster Jam' this coming February in Jacksonville at EverBank. Please help in our efforts to help support our childrens growing minds. (ADDED: October 05, 2009) (UPDATED: September 21, 2011)
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens - Spooktacular: Trick-or-treating
at the zoo! 3,000 pumpkins.
370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32218. Phone: (904) 757-4463. Email: email@example.com. Directions: click here for a map & directions. Open: October 21-22 & 27-31, 2006, from 6:30pm until 9: 00 pm (gates) The park closes at 10pm. The Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens' 18th Annual Spooktacular has more candy, entertainment, excitement, and howling good time. Save time and money by buying your tickets ahead of time at the Zoo. Tickets are on sale now at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens' ticket gates. Tickets may also be purchased at participating Gate gas locations. Click here for a Coupon which is valid ONLY at the Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens Ticket windows.
Cowart Ranch and Farms - pumpkins for sale in the shop
or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Fall festival,
corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, goat
walk, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, concessions /
refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting,
farm animals, school tours
8185 West Highway 100, Bunnell, FL 32110. Phone: 386-243-4140. Email: info@CowartRanchandFarms.com. Open: Fall Festival, Crop Maze, and pumpkin patch : Friday, from 4pm to 10pm; Saturday, 10am to 10pm; Sunday, 12pm to 8pm, October 5 until November 4, 2012; Blueberry season is May to end of July; Check our website for hours and availability. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: We are located 7 miles West of Bunnell on Highway 100. We are also 16 miles from 17 in Palatka. Please check our website for more detailed directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. Please check out our facebook page and like us to keep up with all that we are doing. (UPDATED: August 23, 2012)
Florida Agricultural Museum - pumpkins for sale in the
shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay
bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides,
wagon rides, Bounce house, haunted house, haunted rides, haunted
trail, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms,
picnic area, face painting, Inflatables/bounce house, pony rides,
farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties,
7900 Old Kings Road, Palm Coast, FL 32137. Phone: (386) 446-7630. Alternate Phone: (386) 986-8189. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: October 18, 19, 25, 26 from 6:30pm to midnight. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Exit 298 from I-95. South 1 mile to Old Kings road. Turn left and go 500 feet to the main entrance of the Florida Agricultural Museum. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Check our website or facebook page for upcoming concerts, festivals, battle re-enactments or shows. (ADDED: July 15, 2013)
October Scare, Haunted Walk in the Woods - haunted
Betty Steflik Preserve under the St Rd 100 bridge, Flagler Beach, FL 32136. Phone: 386-446-2728. Email: email@example.com. Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, October 27, 28, 29, 30 7:00 to 9:00 pm on Thursday and Sunday 7:00 to 10:00 pm on Friday and Saturday. Directions: I-95 to Flagler Beach Exit, head East on State Highway 100. Cross over Intracoastal waterway high bridge, make left at bottom of bridge. Make immediate left again, follow signs, turning left onto dirt lane into park. Click here for a map and directions. Special discount admission on Thursday, October 27. Payment: Cash, only. Admission is $6.00 per person, benefiting Habitat for Humanity. Discounted admission on Thursday, October 27. (ADDED: October 12, 2011)
Episcopal Church - pumpkin patch- already gathered
from the field,
5400 BelleTerre Parkway, Palm Coast, Florida 32137. Phone: 386-446-2300. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: October 17- October 31, Monday to Saturday from 10am-Dark; Sunday from 12noon-Dark. We are very excited to announce that we will be holding a pumpkin patch this year. We will have a huge variety of sizes, shapes, and prices of pumpkins including the miniature Pumpkins and gourds. Prices vary depending on size and shape beginning at $.50.There will also be a Fall Festival on October 28, 2012, from 4pm-6pm with face painting, crafts and games including Bobbing for apples, Corn Hole, and bean bag toss will be in the front yard. The costume contest will be held at 5:30pm. (ADDED: October 23, 2012, suggested by a visitor)
A visitor writes on October 23, 2012: "Hi - St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Palm Coast - 5400 Belle Terre - has a great pumpkin patch from now til Halloween, daily til dusk. All proceeds go to youth programs. Thanks"
- The Maize in Jennings at Sugarberry Acres - Corn maze
Highway CR 143, Jennings, FL. Phone: 386-938-2590 or 386-938-3557. Fax: 386-938-1320. Email: email@example.com or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Open October 19th to Nov ???. Call for appointment (open by appointment only)
- Big Shoals Public Lands - Fall
festival, tractor-pulled hay rides, snacks and refreshment stand,
restrooms, picnic area
South East 94th Street/Godwin Bridge Road, White Springs, FL 32096. Phone: 386-867-1639. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Interstate 75 take exit 439 and turn left onto Highway 136 East. Drive three miles to US 41. Turn right on US 41 and go one mile to blinking light then turn left onto Highway 135. Follow Highway 135 for 3.7 miles to Southeast 94th Street, also called Godwin Bridge Road. Turn right onto Godwin Bridge Road and drive 1.5 miles to the Big Shoals entrance. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. The 2nd Annual Family Pumpkin Festival at Big Shoals State Park in White Springs, Florida. Kids pumpkin decorating contest Costume contest for everyone Fun for all... refreshments Crafts: exhibitors from Stephen Foster State Park Watch the bats fly at night with the Big Shoals Park Rangers!!. (ADDED: September 08, 2010)
- AAA Plant Depot - pumpkin patch-
already gathered from the field, corn maze, haunted corn maze,
tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted rides, haunted trail,
concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting
zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your
location (call for info)
6736 NE 36th Ave, Ocala, FL 34479. Phone: 352-266-4310. Alternate Phone: 352-229-9605. Email: email@example.com. Open: Friday through Sunday 10 am to dark; September 30th to November 6th October 28th and 29th Haunted corn maze and hayride from dark to 11 pm. Directions: exit 358 off of I 75 come east to 36th avenue turn right look for the big red barn on your right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. (ADDED: September 26, 2011)
Coon Hollo Corn Maze - pumpkins for sale in the shop
or farmstand, cow train rides, corn maze, tractor-pulled hay
rides, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties
22480 North Highway 441, Micanopy, FL 32667. Phone: 352-591-0441. Open: Weekends October 5 thru November 4, 2012 on Fridays from 4pm to 9pm, Saturday 12pm to 9pm and Sundays 2pm to 7pm. Directions: located about 2 miles north of McIntosh, Florida off Highway 441 or about 4 miles south of Micanopy, Florida off Highway 441. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. New this year is our one of a kind, "Pasture Putt-Putt" golf course, the "Goat Treehouse" and "The Crow's Nest" where you can make your own family scarecrow, plus goodies and gifts at "Nana's Country Store". Also enjoy pedal carts, farmyard obstacle course, buckin' barrels, hay fort, and more! Nana's Country Store will feature homemade jams, jellies, baked goods, fall decorations, pumpkins, beautiful crafts. (ADDED: August 06, 2009) (UPDATED: August 08, 2011) (UPDATED: August 13, 2012)
A visitor writes on October 25, 2009: "five stars. I went with my wife kids( 6 and 3) and my mom. everyone had great fun. kids loved the corn maze and the hay ride where they also fed the cows. great outdoor activity for kids."
A visitor writes on October 17, 2009: "Our family visited this farm today October 17, 2009. We had a fantastic time. We live in Florida and it is hard to find a place to get the feel of Autumn. We are from upstate New York and always long for the kind of pumkin patches we had there. We traveled to North Georgia last year to get some Autumn scenery, but found Coon Hollo to just the ticket this year and it is right in our own back yard. The owners were friendly and accomodating. The Corn Maze was out of this world, and the Hay Ride was 35 minutes long and went over hill and over dale through the woods and back again. Our kids are 11, 9, and 5, boys and girls - there was something to do that was age appropriate for everyone. There was a little country store, and a concession type food stand. The setting was perfect - in the country, on an actual farm property. The only down side was that there weren't many pumpkins, and they don't have any farm animals (1 cow)that you can get up close and personal with. We spent two and a half hours there, and our kids loved it. I do think the admission ticket price was a little high it was $33 for our family of 5, but everything was included. We'll definitely go back next year if they do it again."
The Pickin' Patch - pumpkin patch-pick in the field,
corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides,
porta-potties, picnic area
11000 Rolling Hills Rd, Dunnellon, FL 34431. Phone: 352-533-4344. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Opens September 29 and closes October 28; Friday 3pm to 7pm, Saturday 10am to 7pm and Sunday 12pm to 7pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Take highway 40 west until highway 41. Go south into Dunnellon. Turn right on Powell Road (between Bank of America and Advanced auto) and go down to stop sign (Cedar Street ). Turn right and go 1/10th mile and turn right on Rolling Hills road. Farm is down on right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. The Pickin' Patch is an interactive farm with u-pick pumpkins, ornamental pumpkins, sunflowers, indian corn, hay fort, hay rides and numerous picture spots. (UPDATED: September 05, 2012) (ADDED: September 30, 2010) (UPDATED: October 06, 2010)
Conner's A-Maize-Ing Acres - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-
already gathered from the field, train rides, corn maze, corn
cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, snacks and refreshment stand,
restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and
wedding parties, school tours
19856 County Road 121, Hilliard, FL 32046. Phone: 904-879-5453. Email: email@example.com. Open: October 5 to November 9, 2013; Tuesday to Friday 10am to 2pm by reservations only; Saturday 10am to 6pm without reservation; Sunday closed; Monday closed. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Updates: Click here for updates. Strawberries: Mid January to June 30, "New Spring and Summer Corn Maze: open Mid March to July 30 reservations only; Fall Maze open October to Mid November; Free Admission to "A Country Christmas" in December. We follow organic methods, but are not yet certified. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: August 16, 2013) (UPDATED: July 10, 2010)
St. Johns County
Lord of Life Lutheran Church - pumpkins (brought in
from the field)
276 North Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32082. Phone: 904-285-5347. Open: October 13 - 31 on Monday to Friday from 2 pm to dusk; Saturday 10 am to dusk and Sunday 11 am to dusk. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only.. Homemade baked goods also available. (Suggested by a visitor, ADDED: October 05, 2012)
Sykes and Cooper Farms - pumpkins for sale in the shop
or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, cow
train rides, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, child-sized
haybale maze, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins,
tractor-pulled hay rides, Bounce house, Jumping pillow,
5995 Brough Road, Elkton, FL 32033. Phone: (904)692-1370. Alternate Phone: (904)692-1084. Fax: (904)692-2544. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: September 29, 2012 to October 28, 2012; Friday from 5pm to 10pm, Saturday from 10am to 10pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: June 25, 2012) (ADDED: April 22, 2010)
Magnolia Farms - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, petting zoo, farm animals,
follows organic methods, Turkeys (organic,
not-hormone-fed), prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand,
restrooms, picnic area, face painting, birthday
parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location
(call for info)
12886 87 Th Rd, Live Oak, FL 32060. Phone: 386-776-1408. Alternate phone: 386-965-2473. Open: all weekends in October opening October 2nd to October 31st ; see website for special events during pumpkin patch school tours please use our group tour and reservation form. Old Fashioned Family Fun on the Farm at Christmas time! all Friday and Saturday nights in December from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm. . Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Email us for wholesale bulk pumpkin pricing fundraiser orders we deliver limit our deliveries to Orlando from (north Florida) Live oak area You May pick up on our farm by appointment cornstalks and hay bales available. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: September 09, 2010) (UPDATED: August 07, 2012) (UPDATED: July 30, 2013)
A visitor writes on October 25, 2010: "We took the trip from Jacksonville to visit Magnolia Farms on Oct. 24. It was a very interesting experience. Not at all what I had pictured from the description is found on multiple websites, including their own. At day we visited, there were no corn mazes, no hayrides, no face painting. There were plenty of animals about though, and my son quite enjoyed that. If you go for the "milk goat tour" be prepared for some rather explicit information about breeding. If your kids don't know about the birds and the bees, you may want to skip the tour. I do think the entry price was a bit steep for what was offered. The pumpkin selection was somewhat slim, but we did manage to find four nice ones. The produce was nice and the pumpkin muffins were tasty. Overall, we had a good time and I greatly respect the work they are doing there, but I think next year, we will find something a little more kid friendly. "
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