Find a local pumpkin patch here!

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Northwest Ontario (Sudbury, Thunder Bay, etc.)? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Northwest Ontario (Sudbury, Thunder Bay, etc.), 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! There are affiliate links on this page. Read our disclosure policy to learn more.

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.

New! We just went live with our latest website, FunFactoryTours.com - As they name implies, you can find a fun factory tour, including chocolate, automobiles, historical forts and sites, famous buildings, active Federal facilities like dams, a mint, NASA, even fun geology: like fossils and volcanic areas They're fun, inexpensive and educational! And for road trips and camping, see RoadTrippingAndCamping.com

Updates for February 2024

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 pie crust recipe is here! And we have home 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 local 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! And Find a a local farm market here

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Algoma (Sault St. Marie)

  • Mockbird Hill farms - corn maze, haunted maze, Petting Barn, Garden walks and Woodland Hikes, Goat Walk, Buchan House, Church, corporate events, weddings, birthday parties
    943 Landslide Road, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, P6A 6J8, Canada. Phone: (705) 253-4712. Open: Corn Maze - depending on the weather - about August 17th - October 29th; their website for for hours and availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: . Hay rides/Sleigh Rides - by appointment - please call us to book. For nighttime haunted maze, Please bring your own flashlight or purchase one of ours at the gate for $3. The Farm and the Maze will be open weekends plus Labour Day and Thanksgiving Day (Canadian). The Farm is a working horse-drawn farm so you'll likely see Farmer Bob out working the fields and gardens with the team. He'd be pleased to answer your questions and tell a few tales while he gives the horses a rest. Just be careful - he may put you to work..... that garden always needs weeding!

Cochrane

Grand Sudbury (Greater Sudbury, Walden, Capreol)

  • Wagonwheel Ranch - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, horse-drawn hay rides, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    2200 Kenneth Dr., Val Therese, ON P3P 1S4. Phone: 705-969-8601. Email: [email protected]. Open: Fall Harvest Starts Thanksgiving Weekend 10 am to 4 pm and each Weekend in October. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: At corner of Lasalle and Notre Dame in Sudbury, head north on Reginal Rd 80. (20 minute drive) Drive through Val Caron and into Val Therese; make 2 lefts at Pizza Hut...(1st left onto Desmarais and go 100 feet and make 2nd left onto Kenneth Dr.) Follow Kenneth 2.5 km; look for orange roof on barn! . Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Horse Drawn Wagon Rides, Petting Farm, Pony Rides, and Pick a Pumpkin from our Pumpkin Patch! Wagonwheel Ranch offers year-round Horseback Riding Tours through the beautiful Boreal Forest daily 10 am to 6 pm Petting Farm & Pony Rides wknds 11 am to 3 pm. Wagonwheel Ranch is family-owned and operated business that specializes in Guided Horseback Riding Tours for ages starting at 6 yrs and up! No previous experience req'd! Wagonwheel Ranch facebook page.

Kenora

Manitoulin

Rainy River

Sudbury (Outside of Greater Sudbury)

Thunder Bay

  • Gammondale Thunder Bay Pumpkin Fest and Haunted Cornfield - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, haunted corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted house, haunted trail, farm market, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    Gammondale Farm Family Fun, 426 McCluskey Drive, Thunder Bay, ON P7C 4V2. Phone: 807-475-5615. Email: [email protected]. Open: Pumpkin Fest Weekends beginning Saturday, September 26 until Sunday, November 1, 2009 11 am to 5 pm; The Haunted Cornfield dares victims to enter after dark on the last 3 weekends of October 2009. Directions: To reach Gammondale Farm Family Fun, take Highway 61 south. About 15 km from the Thunder Bay Airport, turn right onto McCluskey Drive. Then straight ahead for 4 km, and Gammondale farm is on the right hand side. Click here for a map and directions. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkins and squash are harvested in late September and available at the farm market until October 31, 2009; Gammondale Farm is open year round by reservation for sleigh/hay rides, birthday parties, tours and corporate events. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Gammondale Farm Family Fun hosts many special family events such as the Annual Easter Egg Hunt, The Amazing Race, The Christmas Nativity with Live Animals and year round the big black Percheron horses give hay rides and sleigh rides at the foot of Candy Mountain just south of Thunder Bay, Ontario.

Timiskaming (Englehart, Kirkland Lake, Temiskaming Shores)

Ottawa (Cumberland, Kanata, Neapean, Ottawa)


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