Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Owen Sound area of Ontario? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Owen Sound 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! 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.

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 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!

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Bruce (Brockton, Kincardine, Saugeen Shores, South Bruce)

  • Smiths' Pick Your Own Apples and Farm Market - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Honey from hives on the farm, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, Cider mill with fresh apple cider made on the premises, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, school tours
    470 The River Road, Port Elgin, ON N0H 2C7. Phone: (519) 832-2971. Fax: (519) 832-2971. Email: [email protected]. Open: 10 am to 5:30 pm daily during the season Payment: Cash, Check. In-Store Artisan Bakery offering freshly baked goods daily.

Grey (Clarksburg, Meaford, Owen Sound, West Grey)

  • Camplin's Sandhill 7 Farm Pumpkin Picnic - No pesticides are used, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, child-sized haybale maze, picnic area, farm animals
    7th Line, Emergency #: 516599, Clarksburg, ON N0H1J0. Phone: 519-599-3339. Open: I've had no update since 2012, and their Facebook page hasn't been updated, so be sure to call before you go; Pumpkin Picnics: Every Saturday in October from 12 to 5 pm; Rain Dates are every Sunday from 1 - 5 pm. Directions: Located between Thornbury and Collingwood, just outside Thornbury. Take Highway 26 to Grey Road 40. Take Grey Road 40 South and turn onto the 7th Line, at the top of the small hill. Continue on to our farm Emergency Number: 516599 , look for signs. We are located just passed the Georgian Bay Golf Club. Click here for a map and directions. We have pumpkins, baby ducks to pet, a grass maze and free crafts for the kids; Admission is only $1.00 per person 4 and older and pumpkins are no more than $5.00 for a (very) large; We look forward to your visit!. We do not use pesticides on the crops. Payment: Cash, only.