Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Perth-Huron area of Ontario? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Perth-Huron 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.
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 December 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! And Find a a local farm market here
Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county
Click on Resources above, if you need a county map
Huron (Bayfield, Bluewater, Clinton, Goderich, Huron East, Mitchell, Varna, Wingham)
Perth District (East Perth, West Perth, St. Mary's, Stratford
- Smelski Giant Pumpkins - pumpkin patch-
already gathered from the field, haunted trail, Honey from hives on the farm
1899 Line 34, Shakespeare, ON N0B 2P0. Phone: 519-625-1399. Email:
[email protected]. Open: 7 days a week; call for hours.
Directions: Between New Hamburg and Shakespeare 3 km's East of Shakespeare
on Highway 7 & 8 911# 1899 Directly beside the Fryfogel Inn Historic Site.
Click here for a map and directions. Strawberries: Mid June to mid July
Blueberries: End of July to mid August. Payment: Cash, only. On the way to
the Stratford Festival.
Waterloo (Breslau, Cambridge, Kitchener,North Dumfries, Wellesley, Wilmot, Woolrich)
Nauman's Farm & Country Market - UPDATE for 2020, Their website says they are permanently closed.
3250 Hessen Strasse, St. Clements, ON N0B 2M0. Closed Permanently We would like to thank you all for many years of patronage and all of the fantastic memories on the farm! We have decided to retire from farming. However, if
you wish to create new family memories this season in the pumpkin patch, please visit Benjamin Tree Farm just up the road for farm fresh pumpkins!
- Snyder's Family Farm - corn maze, pumpkins, hayrides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment
stand, restrooms, picnic area, pony rides, petting zoo, birthday parties,
936685 Blenheim Rd. , Bright, ON N0J 1B0. Phone: (519) 632-7356. Fax: (519)
Open: the last two weekends in September, and all of October;
click here for current
hours. Directions: Just outside of Ayr, Ontario. Located on
Hwy 97(Cedar Creek Rd.) and Blenheim Rd. 20 minutes West Of
Waterloo/Kitchener/Cambridge. And for a map to our farm,
click here. Fall Festival Events- Pick your own pumpkins and 16 fun family
activities are open for 5 weekends every year, Including Thanksgiving
Monday. Opening weekend, last weekend in September. Christmas tree sales
start the first weekend of December. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Also
offer evening Haunted hay ride.
Recommended for adults and children over 10 years of age. all is back, and
Snyder's Family Farm is ready to harvest FARMTASTIC family memories. With
our 10 Acre Pumpkin Patch, friendly Farm Animals, famous Country Hayride and
more than 16 Fall Fun Attractions Snyders Family Farm is the largest outdoor
fall attraction in Kitchener Ontario.
A visitor writes on September 18, 2012: "I went last year, and my
kids loved it. There is a corn maze, a pretty big one, with a look out tower
in the middle. A hay ride, goes around the whole property with spooky
halloween stuff, and on the last bit of the hayride, they reenacted Red
Riding Hood, and interacted with the people on the hay ride. There are
animals to feed and pet, there is a bouncy house to play in, baked goods,
pizza, hot pretzels and other stuff to eat. A picnic area to eat, or eat in
the food place. There is a spooky barn to verify out. There is a train ride
that you can go on that goes through the corn and through out the farm.
Apparently they are offering school tours now. They have a nursery during
the summer., restrooms, gift shop, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or
food), picnic area, corn maze, pumpkin patch in the field, pumpkins (brought
in from the field), Bouncy castle or moon bounce, pony rides, petting zoo,
farm animals, birthday parties, tours of the operation, group tours"
- Shantz Family Farm - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, child-sized
haybale maze, we also have pie pumpkins, porta-potties, farm animals,
school tours, group reservations
1544 Bleams Road , RR#2,
Petersburg, ON N0B 2H0. Phone: 519-634-5252. Email:
[email protected]. Open:
Monday to Saturday, from 8 am to 8 pm; Sunday from 12 noon to 6 pm, mid - September to
November 1, Thanksgiving Monday Open 8-6, Roadside Stand: Open from August until Nov 1st all day.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
follow Ottawa Street west past Sunrise Center out of Kitchener which
turns into Bleams Road 5km on right side or 1 km east of queen street
where Bleams and Queen meet.Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
Click here for our Facebook page. Kiddie sized straw maze, large
Corn maze, Wagon rides (weekends), Farm animals to see, Snack shack
(weekends), Pumpkins and produce. (UPDATED: September 17, 2015)
Wellington (Guelph, Mapleton, Minto, Puslinch, Wellington area)
- Everdale Hillsburgh Community Farm - pumpkin patch in the field,
farm animals, group tours, restrooms, picnic area,
5812 Sixth Line,
Hillsburgh, ON N0B 1Z0. Phone: 519-855-4859. Email:
[email protected]. Open: See their website for for hours and
availability. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash,
- Mapleton's Organic Dairy - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, wagon rides, snacks
and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday
parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
8548 Wellington County Road #7, Moorefield, ON N0G 2K0. Phone: 519-638-1115.
Fax: 519-638-1116. Email:
[email protected]. Crops are usually available in September,
October. Open: Victoria Day to Labour Day - 7 days/week, 11 am to 6 pm Labour
Day to Victoria Day - Tuesday to Sarurday, 11 am to 5 pm. We sell delicious,
organic ice cream, frozen yogurt, and fresh yogurt made right on our farm
year round; We also have a demonstration barn (The Barnyard) open to the
public which houses alpacas, donkeys, cows, turkeys, chickens, bunnies, and
pigs; A newly planted cedar-hedge maze and a labyrinth is also available for
visitors to explore; Visitors can also enjoy 2 1/2 hours of Farmers golf!
See our website for more details. We are certified organic for all crops!
Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard, AmEx. Our farm is certified organic and our
products certified Local Food Plus. Many of the off-farm ingredients we use
are certified Fair Trade.
- Strom's Farm -
and pesticide use, corn maze, 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, wagon rides, snacks and
refreshment stand, restrooms, school tours
5089 Wellington Road 32,
Guelph, ON N1H 6J4. Phone: 519-822-1070. Email:
[email protected]. Open: by the third week of September through October,
available 7 days a week 10 am to 6 pm. Directions: On the West side of Guelph:
on Wellington Road 32 between Highway #124 to/from Cambridge and #7 to/from
Click here for a map and directions.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Harvest Fun Area
(includes corn maze) open weekends/holidays 10 am to 6 pm; Mazing in the
Moonlight (corn maze only) open Monday through Saturday 6 pm to 9 pm for the
last two weeks of October. We minimize use of pesticides and other
chemicals. Payment: Cash, Cheque, Debit cards. Sweet Corn, Vegetables and
Bakery starts by first week of August. Pumpkins, squash and fall decorations
start by third week of September along with weekends for the Harvest Fun
Area. See website for specific dates.
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Here's the quick list to related farms for PYO, Honey, Pumpkins, Christmas trees, etc.:
- Local pick your own farms for apples, strawberries, raspberries, corn, tomatoes, etcr
- Farm markets and roadside stands
- Local Honey Finder
- Children's consignment sales
- Local Meat, Milk and Eggs
- Road trip and camping tips, tricks and How-to's
- Venues: Farms, Wineries, Orchards for your event, wedding or party
- Easter egg hunts
- Fruit and vegetable festivals
- Winery tours and wine tastings
- Horse rides, stables, lessons, trails
- Maple Syrup farms and sugarworks
- Bed and Breakfasts on Farms, Wineries, Ranches and Orchards
- Pumpkin patches
- Corn mazes
- Zombie Paintball venues
- Christmas Tree Farms and lots
- Environmental resources
- Consumer fraud information
- Wholesale food sources
- Resources for Farmers
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