Looking for a local, pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in southeastern Iowa? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of thoses in southeastern Iowa, 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!
Updates for September 2016
September 2016 many corn mazes are open now (see
this website for
only cornmazes). Pumpkins will be ready starting in mid September, scroll
down. And be sure
to try the latest fun,
Zombie Paintball, see this website!.
Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county
Click on Resources above, if you need a county map
Des Moines County
Ghost Train - haunted
Mount Pleasant, IA 52641. Phone: 319-385-2912. Email:
see the website. Fun at a "Haunted" train station, ghosts and
goblins, fall food and fun for all ages. MCRR Running Times: 6:00 -
10:00pm. The railroad takes on an eerie feel for its annual Ghost
Train. Join us for a spooktactular event on the 'Train of No
Return.' Watch for more information on this exciting event. Located
in McMiIllin Park in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. (UPDATED: August 18, 2008)
- Fainting Goat Acres Pumpkin Patch
- pumpkins (brought in from the field), concession stand
(drinks, snacks and/or food),
2237 Kale Blvd, Fairfield,
IA 52556. Phone: 651-341-0749. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Call for for hours and
availability. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash,
Check . Fainting Goat Acres Pumpkin Patch organically raises
White Casper, Cotton Candy, Jaradale, and Howden pumpkins.
Apple cider and kettle corn will be for sale. Games for kids
available. First year open is 2016. We hope to grow with more
pumpkins, varieties, activities for kids in the future.
(ADDED: August 26, 2016, Suggested by a visitor)
- Rolling Prairie Acres - Pumpkin Patch
708 E. Ringgold Street, Sigourney, Iowa 52591. Phone: 641-622-1221. Strawberry
patch (in the Spring).
Appleberry Orchard - corn maze, corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from
hives on the farm, U-pick and already picked, farm market,
gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic
area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school
tours, group reservations
2469 Highway 2, Donnellson, IA
52625. Phone: 319-372-1307. Email:
Click here for current open hours, days and dates.
Click here for updates. Directions: From the West, we are
7 miles East of Donnellson on Highway 2. From the East, we
are 2.5 miles West of Ft. Madison on Highway 2.
Click here for a map and directions. Open for the season
August 1 to October 31; August hours are Monday - Saturday 9
am to 5 pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm; September and October
hours are Monday - Friday 9 am to 5 pm, Saturday 9 am to 7 pm
and Sunday 11 am to 7 pm;. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards,
Click here for our Facebook page. Join us at Appleberry
Acres, our fun farm play area, for all sorts of terrific fun!
You're kids will have a blast playing on our Tire Sand Pile,
Play House, Horse & Wagon, Ring Toss, Checkerboard, Straw
Hut, & Corn Stalk Teepees, Coal Mine, Spookley the Square
Pumpkin, Scavenger Hunt, Wagon rides (weekends only), Barrel
train rides (weekends only). We grow 27 varieties of
pumpkins, all sizes, shapes, orange and white pumpkins! Find
the perfect match for your fall festivities! Try all of our
ten varieties of winter squash including Acorn, Blue Hubbard,
Buttercup, Butternut, Carnival, Kabocha, Long Island Cheese,
Red Kuri, Spaghetti and Sweet Dumpling. Many colors, shapes
and sizes of gourds including Apple, Dutch Crookneck, Kikuza
and Thelma Sanders. (UPDATED: September 18, 2015) (ADDED:
August 15, 2012, by JBS)
Harvestville Farm - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized
haybale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, horse-drawn hay rides,
tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, Fresh eggs, gift shop,
concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area,
birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours,
events at your location (call for info)
1977 Highway 2,
Donnellson, IA 52625. Phone: 319-470-1558. Email:
email@example.com. Open: Monday to Saturday from
9am to 7pm; Sundays from 11am to 7pm, September 1st to October
Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkins: September 21
to October 31; Corn maze is open from September 1 to October 31;
Moonlight maze is open Saturday nights in October from 7pm to
10pm. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard,
Click here for our Facebook page. Today we have over 40
acres and 175 varieties of pumpkins, squash, gourds, vegetables,
and other fall ornamentals. We believe that education and
entertainment go hand in hand, and we offer a variety of rural
focused activities and events for families, students, and groups
of all sizes and ages. To plan your next day trip to the
beautiful Iowa countryside, browse our website to see all the
family activities and special weekend events happening at the
pumpkin patch. Kathy's Pumpkin Patch is now Harvestville Farm!
Same owners, same location, same family fun!
(UPDATED: October 24, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: August 15, 2012) (UPDATED:
August 10, 2009)
A visitor writes on September 3, 2007: "We
make a trip to this place every year (this is our third). Looks like
they just opened up again for the season on September 1st. The number of
varieties of pumpkins and squash is endless. We love them. Hope this
brings more folks to her place, it's really great! They have other
events throughout the year, but of course, fall is their big season.
Barnyard Blooms - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment
stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties,
337 Cemetery Lane, Grandview, IA 52752. Phone:
319-729-2222. Alternate Phone: 563-299-5395. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Corn Maze opens September 8th to November 1; Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch hours: Tuesday -
Thursday 9 am to 6 pm, Friday and Saturday 9 am to 9 pm, and
Sundays 1 pm to 6 pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates.
Directions: While our address is technically "Wapello, Iowa", we
are located about 7 miles north of Wapello on the edge of
Grandview; If you are doing map search put Wapello, IA as the
city. Grandview is at the intersection of highway 92 and highway
61 about 40 miles south of the Quad Cities, 20 miles south of
Muscatine, and 40 miles north of Burlington.
Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkin Patch opens September 29;
Hayrides and Campfires: Friday nights, all day Saturdays and all
day Sundays; Pumpkins, apple launching, gourds, goats, fall mums,
Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
We are a family owned and operated business. Located on our
family farm in a large 100 year old dairy barn full of antiques,
fun 'junk', home decor, country home furniture, soy candles and
more!! Start a family tradition here at Barnyard Blooms Corn Maze
& Pumpkin Patch! In the spring and summer season we are a full
scale garden center and gift shop. Offering annuals, hanging
baskets, vegetables, herbs, custom potted containers, perennials,
trees, and shrubs.
(UPDATED: July 31, 2009)
Van Buren County
Sass Family Farm -
Follows organic practices, pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall
festival, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides,
haunted house, farm market, gift shop, snacks and refreshment
stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle or
moon bounce, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school
3060 160th St, Riverside, IA 52327. Phone: (319)
email@example.com. Open: Monday to Sunday, from
11 am to 7 pm. Directions: Directly off highway 218 (or Avenue of
the Saints), 30 minutes North of Washington, Iowa & 15 minutes
South of Riverside, Iowa. Please see website for map & more
Click here for a map and directions. Sweet Corn: July 4th;
Fresh Produce July through November; Fall festivities: Mid
September; Pumpkinfest: October. We follow organic
practices, but are not seeking certification. Payment: Cash,
only. (UPDATED: July 24, 2010) (UPDATED: October 08, 2013, from