This page provides a detailed list of West Virginia'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 West Virginia 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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Old McDonalds Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze -
No pesticides are used, pumpkins for
sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, corn maze,
tractor-pulled hay rides, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday
1597 Arden Nollville Rd, Inwood, WV 25428. Phone: 304-229-1723. Alternate Phone: 304-839-2330. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Saturday 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday 12 pm to 6 pm; September 21 to November 3; Weekdays by appointment only. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Interstate 81 take Rt. 51 west towards Gerradstown. Take first right onto Arden-Nollville Rd. Travel 1.5 miles. Glencoe Farm is on the left. Watch for signs. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Antique tractor display, Nature Maze-wooded trails, Playground, Park like setting. (UPDATED: July 24, 2010) (UPDATED: September 08, 2013)
Orr's Farm Market -
integrated pest management practices, pumpkins, pumpkin
patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
Fall festival, tractor-pulled hay rides, restrooms, birthday parties, school
tours, events at your location (call for info)
682 Orr Drive, Martinsburg, WV 25403. Phone: 304-263-1168. Fax: 304-263-1153. Email: email@example.com. Open: To Be Announced. Directions: Exit 8 off I-81 (Tabler's Station Rd.) and follow our blue directional signs. West on Tabler Station Rd. for 2 miles. Right on Arden Nollville for 1.5 miles. Left on Orr Drive at our sign! Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Typical crop availability is: Strawberries May 15-June 15, Sweet Cherries June 5 to June 25, Tart Cherries June 15 - June 30, Raspberries (Red & Golden) July20 - September 15, Garden Vegetables July 15 - November 15, Grapes August 15 - September 15, Peaches July 15 - September 5, Apples August 15 - January 30. We also offer Christmas gift baskets and shipping services to get fresh WV apples to your loved ones.(UPDATED: March 31, 2010)
- Cooper Farms, LLC. - corn maze, hayrides, cow train.
Rt 60 Milton, WV 25541. Phone: 304-743-0548 or phone: 304-634-MAZE(6293). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Try reaching us by email first - it's faster! Directions: Parking behind Milton Middle School. Open: from Friday, September 8th, 2006 to Tuesday, October 31st (haunted), hours: closed Monday; Tuesday through Thursday are reservations only, Friday 5pm to 10pm, Saturday noon to 10pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm. E-mail your reservation for your group and receive a special group rate!! Haunted maze, Free wagon rides during the regular maze, Concessions & Glowsticks available. Scouts, 4-H or Sports teams and Church groups are welcome! Birthday parties are unique and fun at the Maize!!
Doctor Dekays House of Screams - pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, Fall festival, tractor-pulled hay rides,
haunted house, haunted trail, snacks and refreshment stand,
4200 Boyscout Rd, Ona, WV 25545. Phone: n/a. Email: email@example.com. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Weekends in October Check our website for additional information. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: October 03, 2010)
West Virginia Pumpkin
Festival - pumpkins and lots of fun activities
Milton, WV. Phone: Correct phone number is unknown (it ois NOT the number that ends in 9222). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Event dates: early October. See their website for current dates! Mailing address is P O Box 358, Milton, WV 25541. (UPDATED: October 08, 2008)
Maysville Volunteer Fire Company Zombie Paintball Hunt
- Zombie paintball,
10330 Lunice Creek Highway, Maysville, WV 26833. Phone: 304-749-7731. Alternate Phone: 304-851-7316. Fax: 304-749-8087. Email: email@example.com. Open: Every Friday and Saturday from 6 pm to 11 pm, October 3 to November 1 Halloween Night Thursday from 6 pm to 11 pm October 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Payment: Cash, only. Come out and help and support Maysville Volunteer Fire Company in the zombie outbreak in Maysville, WV. We need your help in shooting these "live zombie's" with paint balls in order to keep them from taking over the firehouse and getting past the firemen and answering 911 calls. The zombie's can't shoot back, keep them from getting out of Grant County. Remember aim for their heads. Can't wait to see you all there. (ADDED: May 25, 2014)
Miller's Nightmare Haunted Farm - Haunted trail,
concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area
Hc 34 Box 359, Lewisburg, WV 24901. Phone: 304-497-3184. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From I-64 Lewisburg Exit, head North on 219 for approximately 6.5 miles. Take left on Savannah Lane. Follow signs to The Nightmare. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 16, 2014)
Arnold Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, corn maze, haunted corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked
produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, birthday parties, school
Hc 66 Box 20, Romney, WV 26757. Phone: 304-822-3603. Email: email@example.com. Directions: 7 1/2 miles south of Romney on South Branch River Road. Click here for a map and directions. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Crops are usually available in July, August, September, October. Open: Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday noon until dark for the maze/pumpkin patch/hayrides; Check our website for other dates and times. Sweet corn: July and August Green beans and bird egg beans: July, possibly August/September Corn maze/fall decorations/pumpkin patch: late September and October. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: June 28, 2008)
Harpers Ferry Canopy Tour - Fall festival, wagon rides, haunted
rides, haunted trail, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties,
restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties,
408 Alstadts Hill Road, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425. Phone: 800 326 7238. Alternate Phone: 304 535 2663. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Harpers Ferry, follow 340 to the top of the hill and see Cliffside Quality Inn on the left. At the bottom of the hill, turn left onto Millville Road (you will see a large flea market open on the weekends). Once on Millville Road, go three-tenths of one mile and make a sharp left turn onto Alstadts Hill Road. There is also a small blue "River Riders" sign. Follow this road to the last building on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Every Saturday in October as well as Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday on Halloween weekend; Start Time is 7pm Saturdays and 6pm on Halloween weekend. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Join River Riders this October as we transform the Canopy tour into a whole new wicked and wild underworld. Your journey into the night begins with a one way rattling hay ride into the darkness. Each tower along the quivering course will bring spine-chilling excitement! The platforms are decorated with crazed creatures, costumed characters and unique, All Hallows Eve themed decorations, bringing to life the thrills and chills of this haunted holiday. (ADDED: September 18, 2011)
Ridgefield Farm and Orchard - Apples, pumpkin patch, hayrides, Christmas
414 Kidwiler Road, Harpers Ferry, WV 25425. Phone: 304-876-3647. Email: mail@RidgefieldFarm.com. Open: Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 5 pm. Beginning August, hours will be Monday through Sunday 10 am to 5 pm. Directions: Take Rt 230 to Kidwiler Road. Nestled at the foot of the Blue Ridge near historic Harpers Ferry, WV, Ridgefield Farm and Orchard is aptly named. The ridge dominates the landscape, and the fields abound with apples, pumpkins, and Christmas trees. Ridgefield Farm has been a family farm since the 1890's. There is an admission charge; see their website for details. Join in the fun every Saturday and Sunday in October for PumpkinFest. The entire farm is decorated for harvest, and there's live music, dancing, hayrides, a magic show, pumpkin carving classes, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, fresh apple cider and lots more! Apples: 16 varieties including unusual varieties Nittany, Cameo, Honey Crisp, Virginia Gold and Yataka. Also Pink Lady, Ginger Gold, Gala, Cortland, Jonagold, Red Delicious, Empire, Golden Delicious, Mutsu, Stayman and Fuji. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: July 17, 2013)
Pumpkin Farm -pumpkins, straw maze
Route 2, Box 98, Kabletown Road, Charles Town, WV 25414. Phone: 304-725-6026. FAX: Phone: 304-728-4536. Operating Schedule: October 1 - 31. Pick your own pumpkins, animals, straw maze, straw rides, weekend entertainment.
- Town & Country Nursery - pumpkins, winter
squash, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered
from the field, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay
1885 Darke Lane, Kearneysville, WV 25430. Phone: 304-725-1252. Email: email@example.com. Directions: located on Darke Lane in Leetown, WV off Old Leetown Pike. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October, November, December. Open: Sunday to Saturday 10am to 6pm. Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze open from September 15 through October 31. Christmas tree farm open from the day after Thanksgiving until Christmas Eve. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard.
Scareview Grave Schoul - haunted house, concessions /
refreshment stand, porta-potties
High Street, Saint Albans, WV 25177. Phone: 304-546-5151. Open: Friday and Saturday 7 pm to midnight September 27 to October 31 and November 1. Directions: Turn left at West Side Volunteer Fire Department (West Main Street Saint Albans) onto Coal River Road. Turn onto High Street at the first fork in the road. School is located on your right on the hill. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Price of admission is $10 per person or $8 per person with a can food donation per person. This haunted house is sponsored by West Side Volunteer Fire Department. All food donations go to Christ's Kitchen/Food bank. Proceeds from ticket sales go to the FD for training, equipment etc to help us better serve our community. (ADDED: October 10, 2014)
Valley Volunteer Fire Department "Field of Screams" haunted corn maze
- haunted corn maze
Huntington Road ( WV Route 2 ), Apple Grove , WV, 25502. Phone: 304-576-2237. Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The maze runs every weekend in October from dusk till? Usually we end around 1:00 a.m. but as long as the crowd is there we will be open. The 2007 admission prices are as follows: $7.00 ages 11-adult,$5.00 ages 3-10, ages 2 and under free with adult. We have a farm based jungle gym for the kids to play on, concessions and restroom facilities on site, the maze itself is over 3700 feet total length of shear haunted terror. We do not allow any type of lighting (flashlights, etc.) in the maze, however if you are scared of the dark we will be selling glow sticks to help illuminate your journey into the maze. We are a family type maze, therefore we have a zero tolerance policy towards drinking or drug activity on the property or prior to your arrival there. Plain clothes officers will be on site if the need arises. There will be an auction every Friday night inside the fire station..
Byrnside Branch Farm - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in
the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn
maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, horse-drawn
hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, Honey from hives
on the farm, prepicked produce, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, farm animals,
birthday parties, school tours
Willowbend Road, Union, WV 24983. Phone: 304-772-3131. Email: email@example.com. Directions: 1 mile outside of Union. Byrnside Branch Farm is located 20 miles south of Lewisburg in Rt. 219 toward Union. From Union, go 1 mile on Willow Bend Road. The farm is on the Left. Please watch for signs! Crops are usually available in September, October, November. Open: Friday 4pm-10pm, Saturday 9am to 10pm, Sunday 1pm-10pm Corn Maze is opens in mid September up until First weekend in November! Lots of produce offered through out all seasons. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. Drinks are available. (UPDATED: September 17, 2014)
Morgan Orchard - pick your own orchard full of
pumpkins, apples, berries, plums, peaches, cherries, pears
Neff Orchard Road, Union, WV. Phone: 304-772-3638. Email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: Off Route 219 on Neff Orchard Road, 5 miles north of Union. Orchard tours and instruction available. Open: June - December, Monday to Saturday 10 AM - 8PM Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday. Closed Wednesday. Sunday hours: 1PM - 8PM. Credit cards accepted. (UPDATED: August 31, 2008)
A visitor writes on August 31, 2008: "It is very nice. "
Nicky's Garden Center
- corn maze, pumpkins (brought in from the field), restrooms,
gift shop, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food),
191 Bethany Pike, Wheeling, WV 26003. Phone: (304) 232-7214. Email: email@example.com. Open: Call for for hours and availability. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard . (ADDED: August 09, 2012, suggested by a visitor)
Mountain Quest Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from
the field, corn maze, gift shop, restrooms, picnic area, weddings and
wedding parties, school tours
Route 92 Box 109, Frost, WV 24954. Phone: 304-799-7267. Open: August 18th to October 7 Thursday, Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm to 8pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: May 02, 2012)
Gritt's Farm - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand,
pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay
bale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, wagon rides, concessions / refreshment
stand, porta-potties, restrooms, birthday parties, school tours
356 Gritt Road, Buffalo, WV 25033. Phone: 304-937-2565. Alternate Phone: 304-389-7240. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: daily at 10:00am, close at 6:00 daily, extended hours on Saturday night in October. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From Route 62 below Eleanor, turn right on Midway Road, follow to end of road, turn right, go 1/4 mile turn left onto Gritt Road, go 1 mile to farm. Signs posted at each turn from Route 62 or call for more information. Click here for a map and directions. Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Fall Activites open September 21 Thursday October 31 2012. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Free parking. Pumpkin Patch is free to enter, pumpkins priced by size or weight. Admission to Mazes, play area, wagon rides, ect. Admission age age 2 and under free, age 3 to 8 is $6.00, age 9 to 60 is $8.00, over 60 is $6.00. We also have a Murder Mystery Maze. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 12, 2013) . (UPDATED: September 07, 2012) (ADDED: September 24, 2010) (UPDATED: September 13, 2011) (UPDATED: September 22, 2012)
- Little Patch on the Lane -
Follows organic practices,
patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
farm market, farm animals
301 Teays Lane, Teays Valley, WV 25526. Phone: 304--300-4763. Email: email@example.com. Open: Beginning on the 1st weekend in August, 2009 (rain delayed the crops) and then until the end of Pumpkin season. Directions: Exit 39 of I-64. Turn left if coming from Charleston, right if you are coming from Huntington onto Route 34. Drive 1.5 miles until you see CVS & Appalachian Tire on your left. Teays Lane is between those two businesses. Turn left onto Teays Lane and follow the road approximately 1/2 a mile to the railroad crossing. Cross the tracks turning right. Little Patch on the Lane will be immediately to the left. Click here for a map and directions. Open for other vegetables throughout the summer; Pumpkin season will begin early to mid September; We will update with more absolute hours and dates as the punkin's grow; We have to rely on Mother Nature to do her job, and can't set our watches by her just yet. We follow organic practices, but are not seeking certification. Payment: Cash, only. We have many varities of edible heirloom and carving pumpkins. Family and friends have enjoyed our veggies and punkin' patch for many years. We hope to continue and expand in the coming years. We hope you will enjoy the experience! Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: June 09, 2009) (UPDATED: March 11, 2012)
- V and J Farms - pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, we also have pie pumpkins, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay
49 Buffalo Road, Buffalo, WV 25033. Phone: 304-755-4300. Open: Beginning September 19,2014 thru October19,2014 Friday 5:00pm to 7:00pmSaturday 12:00pm to 7:00pm Sunday 1:00pm to 7:00pm. Directions: In Buffalo WV (Putnam County) 5 miles past the Buffalo High School go across railroad track first farm on the right hand side Look for our signs along the road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Our farm where there is a real pumpkin patch to go into, a petting zoo with farm animals, pony rides, and hayrides Its real country lifestyle where kids can be kids. (UPDATED: September 23, 2014) (UPDATED: December 25, 2010)
Okes Family Farms - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, Cider mill (fresh apple
cider made on the premises), snacks and refreshment stand,
restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
614 Blue Jay 6 Rd, Cool Ridge, WV 25825. Phone: 304-673-3308. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in October. Open: Saturdays 10 am to 5:30 pm and Sundays 12 pm to 5:30 pm; opening weekend for 2013 is September 20/21; We also are open to groups during the week (see the link on our website). Our pumpkin patch always closes after the last full weekend of October. Payment: Cash, Check. Come and enjoy a great fall day on the farm. (UPDATED: October 06, 2008) (UPDATED: September 24, 2013)
- The Pumpkin House - A private residence adorned with thousands of
748 Beech St., Kenova, WV. Near Huntington, West Virginia. They pan to display 2,800 pumpkins in 2005. It is quite a sight to behold.
Butcher Family Farm - pumpkin patch, hayrides
71 Peach Tree Lane, Washington, WV 26181. Phone: 304-863-6088. Open: April- October 10am-6pm. Directions: See their website for directions. They open by September 25, and the biggest day of the year on the farm is Fall Family Fun Day, which falls on the second Saturday of October. This event brings in thousands of visitors for pumpkin painting, pumpkin launching, apple stirrings, and hay rides, as well as classic concessions like hot dogs, apple cider, and hundreds of pounds of kettle corn popped fresh. (ADDED: November 07, 2013, suggested by a visitor)
A visitor writes on November 07, 2013: "The workers are really nice and it's a nice place to be. They sell Spring Flowers from their two greenhouse. In the Summer they plant their own vegetables and sell at their produce stand. In September they start decorating for fall and have a lot of pumpkins, mums, straw, and corn fodder for sale. In October they do hay rides. They also have a trebuchet that throws pumpkins. Every year on the 2nd Saturday of October they have a Family Fun Day. Amish come and make Kettle Corm, apple cider, and Ice Cream, 4-H sells food and drinks. There is also homemade apple butter, and corn meal for sale."
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