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Southwest Minnesota's Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hay Rides and More
Where you can find a pumpkin patch, corn maze, safe trick-or-treating, hayrides and other Fall and Halloween fun near you! Many corn mazes and hayrides are still open in November! Be sure to scroll down the page, some are big, and the top of the page looks the same! Click here to see what a trip to a pumpkin patch or corn maze is like!  And the latest craze: Zombie Paintball! Want to make the worlds best pumpkin pie, from a fresh pumpkin? What is the typical price for pumpkins in October 2015?  National average is around 50 cents per pound, or $5 for a basketball-sized pumpkin. NEW: Make your own Halloween Minecraft Costumes (Steve, Creeper, etc.)
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This page provides a detailed list of Southwest Minnesota'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 Southwest Minnesota 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!

We have loads of related resources here, too.

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..

I'm always looking for more to add and feedback about any patch, stand or farm you have visited, so write me using the Feedback form!  And if you have a farm and want to add it or correct the information, please click on Add My Farm!   


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Southwest Minnesota's Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Hay Rides and More, by County

Remember: ALWAYS call (or follow the link to the farm's own website, if the name is a blue link) to confirm the information before you go! They may close, run out or change events, times, etc. without notifying me!

Brown County

  • Harvest Specialties - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, we also have pie pumpkins, farm market
    11380 Shag Road, New Ulm, MN 56073. Phone: 507-359-3664. Email: harvestspeciatlies@hotmail.com. Open: Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October; Visit website for specific hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. We grow an unmatched selection in the area of pumpkins, squash, gourds, earcorn, broomcorn, popcorn, and more autumn produce. We also offer sweet corn, carrots, cucumbers, tomatoes, summer squash, cantelope, watermelon, and more during the regular growing season. We grow many rare heirlooms from around the world as well as many exciting hybrids. Everything is grown naturally and no GMOs. (ADDED: April 05, 2012)

Cottonwood County

Douglas County

  • Erickson's Petting Zoo - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, goat walk, tractor-pulled hay rides, porta-potties, picnic area, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    11890 Hope Road Se, Osakis, MN 56360. Phone: 320-762-0184. Alternate Phone: 491-3578. Email: dave@ericksonspettingzoo.com. Open: Starting Friday, September 20, 2013 4pm to 8pm; Saturday, September 21, 10am to 5pm; Sunday, September 22, noon - 5pm; Every weekend thru Halloween. Directions: 2 miles west of Osakis, MN. on County Road 82, one mile north of Bird Lake Road, 1/2 mile west on Hope Road. Eight miles east of Alexandria, MN. on County Road 82, then north on Bird Lake Road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Indoor and outdoor playgrounds. Large corn box, orange maze and picnic tables. Varity of vendors each weekend. (UPDATED: September 12, 2013) (UPDATED: November 26, 2010)
  • Glanzer's "Pick Your Own" Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field
    5258 Hwy 27 W, Alexandria, MN 56308. Phone: 1-320-762-0249. Fax: 1-320-762-0249. Email us at: geminig@rea-alp.com. Directions: Three miles west of Viking Plaza Mall on Highway 27 West. Open: Weekends in October Saturday 8:00 am to 6:00pm and Sunday 11:00 am to 6:00pm Prices: Large (beach ball sized) $5 Medium (basketball sized) $3 Small (anything smaller than basketball) $1 Payment: Cash, Check. Next year we plan to expand and have much more. Including exotic gourds, Indian corn, white pumpkins, miniature pumpkins, corn stalks and hay bails.

Jackson County

Lac Qui Parle County

  • Fairchild Farms - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, cow train rides, we also have pie pumpkins, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted trail, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, face painting, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    1167 121st Avenue North, Canby, MN 56220. Phone: 507-277-5622. Alternate Phone: 507-530-0565. Fax: 507-277-1305. Email: rmf@itctel.com. Open: Every Saturday and Sunday in October from 10 am to 5 pm; During the week throughout October by special appointment only. Directions: We are located two miles east and two miles north of Gary South Dakota. We are on County Road 15, 14 miles from Canby, MN. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 26, 2011) (ADDED: September 15, 2010)

Lincoln County

Lyon County

Martin County

  • Center Creek Orchard - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, train rides, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, already-picked produce (of the pyo crop), snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, petting zoo, birthday parties, school tours
    663 254th Ave, Fairmont, MN 56031. Phone: 507-773-4547. Email: centercreek@frontiernet.net. Open: Weekends September and Ocotber, Saturday and Sunday, noon to 6 pm. Directions: FROM FAIRMONT: South on Highway 15 4 miles, East on County Road 18 4 miles FROM I-90: Exit 107 East Chain/Granada, South on County Road 53 5 miles, West on County Road 18 1/2 mile. Click here for a map and directions. FALL FESTIVAL: weekends in September and October; Activities include pumpkin patch, storytelling, corn pile, scarecrow building, castle bouncer, giant maze, apple sling, barrel ride, hayride, petting farm, super slide and haunted forest; For sale in APPLE BARN: over a dozen varieties of Minnesota grown apples, jams, jellies, pie, apple crisp and apple cider; Pick-Your-Own apples Ctober 19th to 31st. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. Proud members of Minnesota Apples Growers and Minnesota Grown Associations. (UPDATED: July 05, 2010) (ADDED: February 06, 2010)

Murray County

Nobels County

Pipestone County

Redwood County

  • Hacker's tree farm,greenhouse and nursery - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, wagon rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    45372 190th Street, Sleepy Eye, MN 56085. Phone: 507-794-2462. Alternate Phone: 507-227-1077. Fax: 507-794-5092. Email: hackerstreefarm@sleepyeyetel.net. Open: Monday to Friday from 9 am to 7 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm, Sunday from 1 to 5 pm. Directions: from Sleepy eye 7 miles west on Highway 14,3 miles north on county road 7,1 1/2 miles west on gravel. Click here for a map and directions. Spring bedding plants April 20th to July 30; Christmas tree season opens the day after Thanksgiving. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. (ADDED: May 30, 2010)

Rock County

Wantonwan County

Yellow Medicine County


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