Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Northeast Michigan? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of thoses in Northeast Michigan, 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!
Finally, my boys are in Boy Scouts and raising money for their troop and
their trips and activitites, so if you are looking for popcorn (many
types), coffee or to donate to both the Socuts and U.S. miltary troops,
click here and help the scouts!
Updates for December 2016
Although most pumpkin patches and corn mazes are now closed, it
is time to tag your Christmas tree at a
Christmas tree farm (and enjoy a bonfire, smore, hot chocolate and
free hayrides, and often Santa visits! And next Spring, you'll want to take your
children to a free Easter egg hunt -
see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt. In the
meantime, you may find a
local zombie event or Zombie Paintball!.
The world's best
pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the
crust recipe is here! And we have
canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes
and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site
search. If you have any questions or suggestions,
feel free to write me!
Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county
Click on Resources above, if you need a county map
Huron-View Tree & Berry Farm - pumpkins, U-cut Christmas trees
4700 E Sucker Creek Road, Black River, MI 48721. Phone: 989-724-5510. Open:
Call before you go; there's no recent information on tehir Facebook page;
April-Dec 7am-1pm. Directions: 7 miles N of Harrisville, 1/2 miles west of US-23
on Sucker Creek Rd. U-Pick – strawberries,
raspberries. Scenic farm. Full line greenhouse with landscape trees and
shrubs. Clean fields for U-pick berries, and U-cut Christmas trees in
- The Farm -
Strawberries and raspberries in season, u-pick. Pumpkin patch, hay rides.
Alpena, MI. Phone: 517-727-8004. Also has displays made with pumpkins. Farmer's market. Open approximately 3rd week in
June, then July, daily as crop allows, 7 am-12 pm and 4-6 pm. Call for October
Directions: From Alpena, 16 miles out Werth Rd. Follow the pumpkin signs. From M-65,
Beaver Lake Road, 5 miles follow the pumpkin signs. From US-23 S, W 9 miles on
Nicholson Hill Road, follow the pumpkin signs for 7 miles.
Petting farm, corn maze, u-pick pumpkin patch, and tractor-drawn hay rides
Petting farm, corn maze, u-pick pumpkin patch, country gift shop, koi
pond, buffalo viewing, elk viewing and tractor-drawn hay rides. Open Memorial
Day-Labor Day, daily, 10 am to 8 pm, May, September and October, Fri, Saturday and
10 am to 8 pm.
10941 Weadock Road, Levering. C-66 (Levering Road) to I-75 junction (Exit
326 off I-75). Just W of junction go S on Weadock Road, 1 mile on right.
- Shovan Mullett Creek - pumpkin
patch-pick in the field, tractor-pulled hay rides,
Straits Highway, Topinabee, MI 49791. Phone: 231-290-0313. Open:
October 6th; thru October28th; on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am
till 5:00 pm. Directions: Mullett Creek Farm is 2 miles north of
Topinabee on the corner of Woodmansee Road and M27.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
(ADDED: August 06, 2013)
- Wellington Farm Park
- pumpkins, historical reenactments
6940 S Military Road, Grayling, MI 49738. Phone: 989-348-5187. Email:
email@example.com. Directions: From Exit
251 of I-75 go W 4 miles to end of road then S 3/4 miles. Open: May-Oct;
10 am to 6pm.The Wellington Farm Market is part of Wellington Farm Park, A 60
acre living history complex depicting farm life during the Great Depression.
Attractions include a blacksmith, carpenter shop, sawmill, grist mill,
summer kitchen and a machine shed. Costumed interpreters are available in
most buildings. A great family destination!
- Lixey - pumpkin patch-pick in
the field where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid
out on the ground or lawn,
1282 North Kobs Road, Tawas
City, MI 48763. Phone: 989-362-4201. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Open: Daily 9:00 to Sunset
during October. Directions: Take Monument Road past the
Tawas Golf Course to Anderson Road. Turn left on Anderson
Road then left on Kobs Road. We are one half mile on the
left. For a map to our farm,
click here. Payment: Cash, only. All orange pumpkins
$3.00 each. White pumpkins priced by size. Pre harvested
pumpkins available any time. Call ahead to arrange for you
pick. (UPDATED: October 12, 2016)
Robinsons Farm and Greenhouse
- pumpkins for sale
in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered
from the field, cow train / barrel train rides, corn maze,
tractor-pulled hay rides,
653 M-65, Whittemore, MI
49887. Phone: 810-294-9672. Alternate Phone: 989-240-0263.
Loren.email@example.com. Open: Sept 10 to
Halloween weekend. Directions: For a map to our farm,
click here. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: August 19,
- Anchor Creek Elk
Ranch at Thunder Bay Resort - Sleigh Rides
27800 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746. Phone: 800-729-7935. Email:
Directions: From S Michigan: Take I-75 to M-33. Continue N 60 miles to
M-32. Turn right on M-32 to Hillman (10 mi.). Remain on Hillman M-32
Bypass. Thunder Bay Resort is just past the second Hillman turnoff
on the left. Fabulous Elk Viewing Carriages/Sleigh Ride & Gourmet
Dinner - massive teams of horses draw you through the woods to see
majestic elk and deer. On to the rustic Elk Antler Log Cabin and
savor Chef Jan's superb gourmet dinner, prepared before you on
antique wood cook stoves. Summer, Winter & Fall, open all year,
- None found in this county yet.
Write me if you know of any!
Blueberry Hills - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized
haybale maze, haunted trail, prepicked produce, farm market, snacks and
refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, farm animals,
birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties
1450 John R Nelson Drive,
Mio, MI 48647. Phone: 989-826-5688 . Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Directions: And for a map to our farm,
click here. Crops are usually available in April, May, June, July,
August, September, October, November, December. Open: We are open everyday
from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm from April 15th thru October 31st; Our winter hours
then scale back to 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday thru Saturday and then on
Sunday from 9:00 am to 6:30 pm. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED: March 12,
Fleming Farm - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, straw or
hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay
rides, U-pick and already picked, restrooms, picnic area,
petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and
wedding parties, school tours
4264 Martindale Road,
Gaylord, MI 49735. Phone: 989-272-3312. Email:
email@example.com. Open: Monday to Friday from 8 am to
5pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 5pm, October 7th to
October 28th. Directions: Follow north Townline road from
M-32 to Martindale road; take a left on Martindale until it
ends at the farm.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash,
Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
Click here for our Facebook page. Each harvest begins with a wagon ride to the pumpkin
patch to pick your own pumpkin to take home. The wagon then
returns to the barn for a snack of donuts and apple cider
(pasteurized). The barn contains farm animals you are free
to feed and pet, including goats, sheep, a donkey, calf,
pigs, a rabbit, chickens and a three legged dog named Hank.
Children are also free to play in the small hay maze near
the barn. (UPDATED: October 26, 2013) (UPDATED: September 11, 2013). (UPDATED: September 18, 2011) (ADDED: October 11, 2010, suggested by a visitor)
Presque Isle County
- Higgins Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in
the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
S. M33, Onaway, MI 49765. Phone: 989-733-4450. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: everyday in October; Hours are
noon till dusk. Directions: I75 exit 310. Go east 18 miles to
Onaway. Signs are posted during October. One mile from town. .
Click here for a map and directions. Middle of September thru
the end of October; Pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn, fall squash, corn
stalks. Payment: Cash, Check, SFMNP Vouchers.
(ADDED: June 04, 2010)
(UPDATED: July 19, 2010)
Knaebe's Mmmunchy Krunchy Apple Farm and Cider Mill -
Apples, Cider Mill
2622 Karsten Rd, Rogers City, MI, Phone: 989-734-2567. Email:
email@example.com. Open: Saturday of Labor Day
Weekend thru Thanksgiving Weekend, on Tuesday to Saturday from
9:00am to 5:30pm (5:00pm in Nov), Sunday from 11:00am to 5:30pm,
Closed on Mondays - except Labor Day Stuff. Wednesdays: Senior Days
- 10% off and NO rowdy kid tours! (Just rowdy old folks!) Weekends:
Horse drawn wagon rides and Pony rides for kids (September & Oct) -
approx. 11:30am - 4:30pm (except in icky weather) We do school tours
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from mid-September thru mid-October. Tour cost
$3.50 per person (minimum charge $35.00) Cost may be a tad higher
for adult groups. All tours must be scheduled in advance. Call as
soon as possible to book your tour as weather becomes a factor in
late October. All activities are out-of-doors. Tours include: A walk
thru the orchard to learn how we grow apples A wagon ride to pick
one apple per child Teaching in the tent ("What to do with all those
apples") A glass of fresh cider & a donut A visit with the animals A
small gift to take home Send Dad & the kids outside (with their
sticky delicious caramel apples) to visit our small but obnoxious
animal farm or play in the kid yard while you shop our Appleseeds
Mercantile. We have 13 acres and 32 varieties of dwarf & semi-dwarf
apple trees. Our eclectic old barn is stuffed with crates of fresh
apples (We picks 'em, You bags 'em), fresh unpasteurized cider,
honey, local maple syrup, our own spicy apple butter, and a large
selection of jams n' jellies and other Michigan and Midwest goodies.
"Ma's Kitchen" has "from scratch" apple pies, etc.Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (UPDATED:
October 12, 2016, JBS)
- None found in this county yet.
Write me if you know of any!