Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Brant, Hamilton and Haldimand Area of Ontario? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Brant, Hamilton and Haldimand Area of Ontario, 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!
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New for this year, see our Top Ten list of best pumpkins to make pumpkin pies and for
baking and cooking. Also, our Master List of 100 Varieties of Pumpkins for
every purpose. Then see this page for our easy pumpkin pie from a real pumpkin recipe.
Updates for May 2023
Most pumpkin patches and corn mazes usually open by mid September, some
earlier! You may also like 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 many
pumpkin and other recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the
top of the page or the site search. If you are looking for pick your own apples with
pumpkins and often also fun activities, see this page.
NOTE: Many farms went out of business in the past 2 years and others are dropping their websites and switching to Facebook pages thus breaking all links to them. If a link is broken
please click the "click here to report a broken link or blank page" so we can find the replacement link! Thanks!
After Halloween, find a 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. 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
Brant (Brant, Brantford, Bruce, Burtch, Cathcart, Hatchley,
- Brantview Apples and Cider - Pick-your-own apples,
corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, wagon rides, Cider mill with fresh apple cider made on the premises, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own
food), birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
225 Howell Road, St. George, ON N0E 1N0. Phone: 519-448-1323. Email:
[email protected]. Open: September and October Monday
through Friday; 9 am to 5 Sunday:9 am to 5.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin
Click here for updates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Apples; September and
October. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: June 19, 2016)
- Pumpkins, Hayrides, Corn Maze, Haunted Hay Maze, Pumpkin Picking,
RR#6, Brantford, Ontario, Canada, N3T 5L8.
Phone: 519 759 4383 Fax:
519 749 0679, Email:
Hours: 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Sat; Sun - 11 am to 5 pm. They also have
an Obstacle Course, Pumpkin Bowling, Needle-In-Haystack, Face Painting, Pony
Rides, Pumpkin Putt, Pumpkin Bounce, and running the last two Friday and
Saturday Nights before Halloween, we have Haunted Hayrides and Haunted Barn.
Proceeds in support of Participation House. (UPDATED: October 21, 2020 JBS)
- Colton's Fun Farm - 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 / barrel train
rides, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze,
child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides,
concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties, petting zoo, farm
109 Jerseyville Road, Brantford, ON N3T5M1. Phone:
[email protected]. Open: Saturday and Sunday From 10 am
to 4 pm, September 17 to October 30. Directions: For a map to our
click here. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: August 26, 2016)
Farm and Market - Currants, strawberries, raspberries, pumpkins,
Green Road, Ancaster, Ontario, Canada, L9G 3L1. Phone: 905-648-4212. Email:
Farm & Market is conveniently located between Hamilton and Brantford,
Ontario. From Hamilton, exit Hwy 403 on Fiddler's Green Road. Turn south on
Fiddler's Green Road and continue 2km to our farm on the right. From Brantford,
exit Hwy 403 on Hwy 52, turn south and continue to Hwy 2, turn east and follow
until Hwy 53. Proceed on Hwy 53 until Fiddler's Green Road, turn south, and
follow for 2km to our farm on the right. Watch for the blue Ontario signs on Hwy
Home Farms - apples
235 Howell Road, Saint George, Ontario. Open 9 am to 7 pm, 7 Days a week including Holidays and Weekends. Email:
Please: NO PETS (for health and safety reasons).
A family-run 80 acre apple and pear orchard located Northwest of Saint George,
Ontario. You can find us half way between the cities of Cambridge and Brantford.
- The Cobblestone Farm Paris -
organic methods, pumpkins, pumpkin patch- already gathered from
the field, prepicked produce, farm market
207 West River Road, Paris, ON N3L 3E2Email:
Click here for a map and directions.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Crops are usually
available in July, August, September. Open: We follow organic practices, but
are not seeking certification. Payment: Cash, only.
- Vango Adventure Farm - pumpkins,
snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting,
petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding
parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
710 Old Highway 24, Waterford, ON now 1yo. Phone: 519-443-0001. Fax:
[email protected]. And for a map to our farm,
click here. UPDATE for 2020, Their website and Facebook pages are gone; Does
anyone have current information, are they still open? If so,
please write me, their last reported hours were Crops are usually available in June, July, August,
September, October. Open: For Reservation during week every Friday
evening from dusk until 10 pm; every Saturday from 10 am to 10 pm; every Sunday
from 10 am to 10 pm;
Corn Maze is open August 11th thru October 31; Hauntings start Sept.1st
thru October 31st. Payment: Cash, only.
Haldimand (Simcoe, Waterford)
Richardson's Farm and Market - corn maze, wagon rides, corn box,
farm animals, pumpkins, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, prepicked produce, gift shop,
snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties,
school tours, events at your location (call for info)
131 River Road,
Dunnville, ON N1A 2W3. Phone: 905-774-7507. Fax: 905-774-4065. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday-Thursday from 10 am to 6 pm; Friday
and Saturday 10 am to 9 pm; Closed Sundays. Directions: See our website for complete directions.
Click here for a map and directions. Maple Syrup Tours in March: check
our website for details; Strawberries early June to early July; Sweet Corn
early July to October; 11ac Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch open August 29 through
November 1 Payment: Cash, Check. Debit. Sweet potatoes available. Maple
Syrup Tours available. FRESH PRODUCE! FUN TIMES! Explore
the 6 km of trail in our 7 acre corn maze, challenge yourself to figure out
the Jammed Tractor mini maze, cats cradle maze and pathway puzzle maze and
play in the strawbale maze. Lasso some toy horses and play in the corn box.
Visit the animals. Chuck some pumpkins at targets. Check out our heritage
barn full of antiques and educational displays. Then finish off the day with
a visit to our pumpkin piles and choose the perfect pumpkin! We also have
cornstalks, gourds, mini straw bales and more for all your fall decorating
needs. Wagon rides will be part of the fun from approximately on Saturdays.
We've also got some great live music lined up for Saturday afternoons. Click
here for our Facebook page.
Hamilton (Alberton, Glanbrook, Hamilton,Hayesland, Kirkwall,
Lynden,Sheffield, Renforth, Rockton)
Corn Maze, pumpkin patch,
416 Fallsview Rd. E., Dundas, Ontario, L9H 5E2. Phone:
905 627-5477, Farm Market: 905-628-5270.
Fax: 905-627-5575. Email:
Open: Farm Market is open all year; the Pumpkin Patch is open June,
September and October; see our web site. Directions:
See this page for a map
Pick your own pumpkins. Bring the whole family back to the pumpkin farm
this fall for a weekend filled with fun.
Along with a wagon ride along the scenic Niagara Escarpment to the pumpkin patch
to pick the perfect pumpkin, we offer a wide selection of unique farm-themed
activities that the whole family will enjoy, including a corn maze, spook hut,
straw fort, and animal barn. See these pages on their website for more
Bouncing Ball Track,
Corporate picnics and outings,
- Frootogo Orchards - Pick-your-own apples, corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, farm market, gift shop, snacks
and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals,
school tours, events at your location (call for info)
573 Parkside Drive,
Waterdown, ON L0R 1H0. Phone: 905-689-1652. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: And for a map to our farm,
click here. Crops are usually available in August, September, October,
November. Open: See our website homepage for current hours. Pick your own
Apples August - October, Pumpkins October; Bakery and store open August
until Christmas. Payment: Cash, Debit cards.
Hanes Corn Maze & Farmland - corn maze (10 acre human size puzzle
of 10' tall cornstalks), sunflower maze
1001 Hwy 5 W, Dundas, ON L9H 5E2. Phone: (905) 628-5280.
Email: [email protected]. Open: on ALL Holidays and PA Days, late August - September hours: Open Daily
10 am to 5 pm; October hours: every day and night, Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 9 pm;
Sun: 10 am to 5 pm; Thanksgiving hours: Holiday Sun: 10 am to 9 pm, Holiday Mon:
10 am to 5 pm. Directions:
Between Hamilton & Cambridge. The Tiny Shop by the entrance to the maze
sells fresh fruit pies, fruits and vegetables, specialty sweet corn,
fresh eggs and cookies. Closes in bad weather, and no pets are
permitted. Also, more than 100 farm animals, play areas, picnic area,
hands-on activities. Groups, birthday parties welcome. Also called
"Shelly Hanes". Payment: cash, cheque, NO debit or Credit
- Megens Family Farm - pumpkins, pumpkin patch- already gathered
from the field, prepicked produce, picnic area, farm animals
2877 Road 119, St Marys, ON L8P
1Y8. Phone: 519 284 3199. Fax: 519 284 1250. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Seven days a week 8 am to 8 pm.
Pick your own strawberries - June and July. Directions: on hwy 7,
seven minutes south of Stratford. Payment: Cash, Check. Join us
for our annual Strawberry Festival - featuring a farmers' market on the
farm, live music, locally produced meats on the barbecue, baked goods, farm
animals and more.
Please remember to call for a crop report before you come for a visit. Our Crop Report Line is
- Merry Farms - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch-
already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, gift
shop, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area
(bring your own food), jumping pillow, pedal kart track, farm animals,
1974 Concession 2 West, Lynden, ON L0R1T0. Phone:
[email protected]. Open: Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm,
September 24 to October 30.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click
here for a map and directions.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards,
Click here for our Facebook page. A spectacular 176 acre farm with
rolling hills and winding lane. Pick your own pumpkins and enjoy all the
fall activities: giant jumping pumpkin, 35 foot slide, pedal carts, farm
animals, tetherball courts, dig in the corn and sandpit with backhoes. Our
rustic Christmas Store will be open. For more info please see our website.
Tour some of the Christmas tree farm on the hay wagon ride back from the
patch and learn about growing Christmas Trees. Our family farm is one of
Ontario's largest Christmas Tree farms. Enjoy our baked goods, soups and
chili. (UPDATED: August 12, 2016) (UPDATED: September 02, 2015)
Parkside Farms - UPDATE for 2020: They are permanently closed
Waterdown, ON L0R 2H1. After 25 years of Pumpkinfest, farmer Ben is
retiring and will no longer be doing pumpkins and wagon rides. Thank you to all the wonderful people who has supported me throughout these years. I will
miss all the great people that I have met throughout the years. I had a great time too! Thanks again.
Farms and Winery - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, Apples, Christmas-themed park, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, wagon rides, face painting, petting zoo
1468 Hwy #8, Winona, ON L8E 5K9. Phone: (905)643-1015. Fax: (905)643-0938. Email us at:
[email protected]. Directions: Take the QEW to exit #78 (Fifty rd.) Follow south to Hwy #8 Turn Left
1/4 mile down on the left. Click here for a
Map. . We are open June, July, September, October. Our hours are: Monday to Friday 9am-pm Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard.
- Shearlea Acres
- pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from
the field, Honey from hives on the farm, prepicked produce, gift shop
3826 Hwy 99, Lynden , ON L0R 1T0. Phone: 519-647-2415. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: Hwy 403, take the Hwy 52
exit. Turn right on Hwy 99 and continue. Open: all year Monday to
Sunday 10 am to 6 pm Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Make your own