Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local, pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Western North Carolina?  Scroll down this page and you will see the aall of thoses in Western North Carolina, 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!  

Updates for July 2016

July 2016 is too early yet for pumpkins and corn mazes! They usually start opening in mid August.

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Alexander County 

  • The Farmers' Daughter - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Fresh eggs, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food)
    2150 Friendship Church Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Phone: 828-312-8137. Email: thefarmersdaughterfarmmarket@gmail.com. Open: Every Saturday in October: 10am to 4pm; Hayrides to the pumpkin patch leave at the top of the hour and last 38 am to 45 minutes; They are first come, first serve. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From Hickory: Take highway 16N into Alexander County (cross the Catawba River at Oxford Dam). Go to the first stoplight and turn route onto Friendship Church Road We are 2 miles out on the route From Wilkesboro: Take highway 16S through Taylorsville. From the interchange at highway 64E/W, travel approximately 5 miles and turn route at the light onto Friendship Church Road We are located 2 miles out on the route. Strawberries May-first of June (Varies annually). Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Our only PYO crop is Strawberries. Click here for our Facebook page. All vegetables, strawberries, and black berries are grown on-site. Other fruits: apples, blueberries, peaches, nectarines, and pears are grown in Alexander County. Note: we do not have PYO apples.   (UPDATED: October 01, 2014) (UPDATED: April 12, 2012) (ADDED: September 28, 2010)

Alleghany County

  • The Pumpkin Patch at Blue Mountains Farm - Alleghany's 1st! - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area
    1038 Woodruff Road, Glade Valley, NC 27028. Phone: 336-909-0241. Email: choatebluemtn@aol.com. Open: Weekends only! Saturdays 10am to 5pm and Sundays 12noon to 5pm If weather is questionable, give us a call! Don't forget an extra sweater or jacket!. Directions: Location: 20 minutes north of Elkin NC.... 10 minutes south of Sparta NC. Just off Hwy 21. Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkin Patch and NEW CORN MAZE will open the last weekend in September and every weekend in October!. Payment: Cash, only. We are Alleghany County's ORIGINAL and SCENIC Pumpkin Patch! We have an all new Corn Maze this year and our goal is to provide an affordable, low-key, family-friendly destination. Only minutes from Stone Mountain State Park and The Blue Ridge Parkway. (UPDATED: September 13, 2014) (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: October 17, 2012) (UPDATED: September 15, 2010)   (ADDED: July 15, 2008)
  • Edwards Choose and Cut - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, snacks and refreshment stand
    8882 NC highway 18 North, Ennice, NC 28623. Phone: 1-336-657-3463. Alternate Phone: 1-336-657-0343. Fax: 1-336-657-8718. Email: roxannee@skybest.com. Open: October 1 Friday through Sunday 10am until sunset; Call ahead for appointment for Monday through Thursday; Trees can be pre - tagged when you come to get your pumpkins and gourds. Directions: From Winston-Salem: Take Highway 52 North to Mount Airy. Turn onto 89 West. Travel approximately 20 miles to Highway 18 South. Go approximately 6 miles. Total trip is 60 miles. From Charlotte: Take I-77 North to Mount Airy Exit. Take Highway 89 West. Travel approximately 20 miles to Highway 18 South. Go approximately 6 miles. Total trip is 90 miles. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. We also are able to mail-order your freshly cut trees, garland, or wreaths directly to your door anywhere in the continental United States. (ADDED: July 21, 2010)
  • Fodder Trot Trails - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted rides, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    1730 Highway 18 North, Sparta, NC 28675. Phone: 336-372-Maze. Email: lgambill@skybest.com. Open: Fridays 2pm to dark; Saturdays 10am to dark; Sundays 2pm to dark; By appointments only Monday through Thursday except on Labor day Monday 2pm to dark and October 11th through 15th 2pm to dark. Directions: From Sparta take Highway 18 North approximately 2 miles. Look for Fodder Trot Trails sign. Entrance is on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Corn Maze is open September 3 through November 7; Haunted hayride October 31; Flashlight nights are every Saturday in October till 10pm. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. The corn maze theme is A Salute to an American Soldier. (ADDED: August 23, 2010)

Ashe County

  • Ashe County Corn Maze - corn maze, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    644 Roy Goodman Rd, Crumpler, NC 28617. Phone: 336-982-6285. Email: info@mountainadvantagetreeandlandscape.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Visit Our Web Site for More Information, Hours, Rates, Events and More;. Payment: Cash, only.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website) (ADDED: August 24, 2009)

Avery County 

Burke County

  • Foothills Corn Maze - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, corn maze, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    484800 Morning Star Church Road, Morganton, NC 28655. Phone: 828 413-0404. Alternate Phone: 828 413-2462. Email: foothillscornmaze@yahoo.com. Open: Friday 6:00 pm to Dusk Saturday 11:00 am to Dusk Sunday 1:30 am to 5:30. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Exit 96 from Interstate 40, turn south from off-ramp. Turn right onto Jamestown Road, then stay left onto Mount Olive Church Road, then stay straight onto Morning Star Church Road. Corn Maze is on left. (Only 1.5 miles from Interstate 40). Click here for a map and directions. C Corn Maze is open from September 28th through October 28th Pumpkins will be available starting September 28th. Payment: Cash, only.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: September 18, 2012) (ADDED: September 14, 2008) (UPDATED: August 29, 2010)
  • Perry's Berry's - Uses natural growing practices, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, kiddie (mini) corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, farm market, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    1136 Browning View Rd, Morganton, NC 28655. Phone: 828-432-7631. Alternate Phone: 828-443-5920. Email: terry@perrysberrys.cm. Open: September 26 to October 31, 2015, Friday 12 to 6 pm, Saturday 10 to 6 pm and Sunday 11 to 5 pm; Groups: Tuesday to Friday 8:30 am to 2:30 pm; Call for reservation. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: 1-40 East or West. Take exit 94 Dysartsville Road (From East I-40 Turn left onto Dysartsville Road )(From West I-40 turn right onto Dysartsville Road ) Go 0.7 miles. Turn left onto US 70 West. Go 1.7 miles then turn right onto State Road 1233/Bridgewater Road Go 5.6 miles. Turn left onto highway 126. Go 0.9 miles turn right onto Gwaltney Road. Go 300 feet turn left onto Browning View Road Go 300 feet turn left onto Browning View Road Go 0.2 miles. Farm on right. Click here for a map and directions. PUMPKINS and HAYRIDES: September 26 to October 31, 2015. Payment: Cash, Debit cards. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: August 09, 2015) (UPDATED: May 19, 2014) (UPDATED: February 05, 2014) (ADDED: September 02, 2013)

Caldwell County 

  • Johnny Wilson Farm LLC - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, , pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, wagon rides, Bounce house, porta-potties, picnic area, Bouncy castle, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    2547 Dry Ponds Rd, Granite Falls, NC 28630. Phone: 828-217-1874. Alternate Phone: 828-312-3080. Email: jwfarm.olivia@gmail.com. Open: October Monday to Friday by appointment only call; Open to the public no appointment needed on Saturday from 9 pm to 5 pm and Sunday from 1 pm to 5 pm. Directions: From interstate 40 take exit 113(Valdese)east bound turn left, west bound turn right. Stay straight through Valdese you will cross the castle bridge and then go up a hill. At top of hill is a stop light make a right onto Dry Ponds Road go approximately 3 miles farm is located on left if going to the pumpkin patch, birhtday parties or weddding or right if you going to buy produce, landscaping material, Christmas Trees. The office is also located on the right side inside the farm house. Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, only.  (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  (UPDATED: September 27, 2011)

Lincoln County

  • Helms Christmas Tree Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, tractor-pulled hay rides, Christmas trees-you choose and you cut, Christmas trees- you choose and we cut, Christmas wreaths and boughs, Mistletoe, Christmas decorations, saws provided, trees bagged, trees tied, trees tied,
    636345 Christmas Tree Ln. , Vale, NC 28168. Phone: 704-276-1835. Fax: 704-276-2563. Email us at: henryhelms@bellsouth.net. Directions: From Lincolnton Courthouse: Take hwy 27-W for 8 miles. At stoplight turn right onto Cat Square Rd. Go 2 miles turn left onto Beam Lumber Road. Turn Right on 1st. hard service rd. John Beam Rd. Go 2/10 mi, Christmas Tree Ln will be on your left. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in August, November, December. Open: From Nov 20 to Dec 20th, 7 days a week, 9am to 6pm. Blueberries open approximately July 15th. Christmas trees open November 20th. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
    Christmas tree varieties:
    U-Choose and Cut varieties: Blue Spruce, Carolina Sapphire, Colorado Blue Spruce, Eastern Red Cedar, Eastern White Pine, Fraser Fir, Leland (Leyland) Cypress, Norway Spruce, White Pine, White Spruce.
    You Choose and We cut varieties: Fraser Fir.
  • Herter Nursery - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
    515112 Ritchie Rd, Lincolnton, NC 28092. Phone: 704-735-3112. Fax: 704-732-1164. Email: jherter@twave.net. Open: pumpkins available 7 days per week; daylight hours. Directions: Herter Road, Lincolnton, NC. Click here for a map and directions. Have pumpkins from 20 pounds to 150 pounds ready now (Sept 2010). Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. (ADDED: August 29, 2010)

Surry County

  • Riverside Family Farm - corn maze, pumpkins, hayrides, restrooms, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food), picnic area
    2638 Riverside Drive, Mt Airy, NC 27030. Phone: (336) 719-0499. Email: hdarrenslate@yahoo.com. Open: Weather Permitting Fridays and Saturdays: 10am-10pm Sundays: 1pm-7pm. Directions: From Mt. Airy, NC: Take Hwy 104/Riverside Drive out of Mt. Airy towards Ararat, VA for approximately 2 miles. After you pass J.J. Jones Intermediate School, and pass over the first bridge, our farm will be on the right. Look for the signs!! Can't miss us!. Payment: Cash, only.. We are presenting a Cherokee Indian themed Corn Maze for all ages, along with Hayrides, Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin, Picnic Area and Concessions! Put the "Field" back in Field Trip! Schools, Daycares, Youth Groups and Scout Groups are welcome! If you would like to book a special day for your group, we have set aside Thursdays from 10am-4pm although you are welcome anytime! Wheelchair Accessible. 2014 rates: Ages 3 & up-- $8.00 Ages 2 & under-- FREE! Rates include Corn Maze, Hayride, and other fun features on the Farm! (ADDED: October 14, 2014, suggested by a visitor)
    A visitor writes on October 14, 2014: "We haven't been here although someone did recommend them. Their web page shows a lot of information. "

Watauga County

  • Greene's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals
    6989 Junaluska Rd, Boone, NC 28607. Phone: 828-773-1451. Email: burlgreene@hotmail.com. Open: Open Saturdays in October from 10 am to 3. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: October 03, 2015)
  • Harvest Farm LLC. - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, corn maze, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, concessions / refreshment stand
    3287 highway 194n, Valle Crucis, NC 28691. Phone: 828 297 1462. Email: harvestfarmllc@gmail.com. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 20, 2015, JBS) (ADDED: October 19, 2014)
  • New River Corn Maze - pumpkin patch- pick in the the field, corn maze, haunted corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, restrooms, picnic area
    Laurel Gap Ridge Road, Deep Gap, NC 28618. Phone: 828-264-2986. Email: newrivercornmaze@gmail.com. Open: September 3 to October 31,call or see their website for current dates and hours, daytime and Haunted Maze hours May differ. Directions: The New River Corn Maze is located just outside of Boone, NC, on Highway 421. From Boone, travel South on Highway 421 toward Wilkesboro. From the last red lights at Food Lion/Old 421 Intersection, travel 2.3 miles. Take a left on Laurel Gap Ridge Road and follow the signs. From Wilkesboro, travel North on Highway 421. From intersection of Wighways 221 and 421 in Deep Gap (just past Blue Ridge Parkway Bridge) travel 3.3 miles and turn right on Laurel Gap Ridge Road and follow the signs. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. (UPDATED: October 23, 2013, from their website)  (ADDED: October 12, 2010)

Wilkes County

Yadkin County

  • Alpha & Omega Corn Maze - corn maze, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, birthday parties, picnic area, Horse drawn wagon hayrides, cow train, jumping pillow, corn box,
    1129 Cheek Rd., Hamptonville, NC 27020. Phone: 336-466-1003. Open: Friday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Saturday from 12:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Sunday from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Reservations can be made for school groups anytime throughout the week. If you come after dark, please bring a flashlight! WE WILL BE CLOSED IN THE EVENT OF RAIN!! . Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only. 2014 prices: You can enjoy all of the activities listed above, with a One Day Pass for $10. If you enjoy all of our fun activities and would like to come back again, you can purchase a Come Back Pass for $5. This entitles you to come back for one day to enjoy all of our activities again! Do you like our fun farm so much that you would like to come back an unlimited number of times through out the season? You can purchase a Season Pass for $35 and this also includes one free t-shirt. All pricing is per person for ages 2 and up! Concessions, pumpkins, and farm-raised, organic beef is also for sale! You can reserve our picnic shelter for birthday parties and special events. (ADDED: September 23, 2014, suggested by a visitor)

 

 

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