Find a local pumpkin patch here!

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Northeastern Missouri? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Northeastern Missouri, 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, - 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

Updates for July 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

Adair County

  • Jackson Country Connections - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, birthday parties, school tours
    28496 Nature Lane, La Plata, MO 63549. Phone: 660-332-7899. Email: [email protected]. Open: The general public is welcome Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm; Church, school, and community organizations are welcome by appointment on weekdays and evenings. Corn maze and pumpkin patch is open from September 8th through October 31st;.Directions: 9 miles South of Kirksville, MO on highway 63 or 3 miles North of LaPlata, MO on highway 63 Turn East on Blacktop Route E. Travel 1/8 mile on E. Turn Left or North on Nature Lane (1st gravel road). Follow Signs ½ mile to entrance. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Payment: Cash, only. Jackson Country Connections is an outdoor agricultural entertainment center that provides family fun activities during September and October each fall. A Country Store provides mums, yard & home interior items, and locally produced crafts, jams and jells. The mission is to provide education and understanding of the agriculture industry and allow individuals to enjoy time together in the creation of a fun memory.

Audrain County

  • Hickory Ridge Orchard - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, corn cannon, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), face painting, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    24688 Audrain Road 820, Mexico, MO 65265. Phone: (573) 721-1415. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday and Wednesday, Closed; Tuesday and Thursday to Saturday, from 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday, from 12 pm to 6 pm, August 1 to September 15; Monday to Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm; Sunday, 12 pm to 6 pm, September 15 to October 31. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: February 16, 2018)

Chariton County

Clark County

Knox County

Lewis County

Linn CountyNorth 40 Pumpkin PatchNorth 40 Pumpkin Patch

Macon County

  • North 40 Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, straw or hay bale maze, cow train or barrel train rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, Fall festival, Honey from hives on the farm, farm market, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, kettle corn, porta-potties, WiFi is available, Cell service cell phones work here, picnic area, picnic area you may bring your own food, face painting, Inflatables or Bounce house, barrel train, farm animals
    22022 Gaslight Place, Callao, MO 63534. Phone: (660) 460-8588. Email: [email protected]. Open: Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am to 6 pm, from September 16 to October 8. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, All credit cards. A pumpkin patch where you can actually harvest your favorite pumpkin in the field from the vine. Four weekends of fall festival fun with a wide variety of vendors, food trucks, music, and games and activities for all ages. A unique exciting narrated hayride where you get a chance to see a bigfoot named "Norton of the North 40 Pumpkin Patch" that is fun for all ages. North 40 Pumpkin Patch started in 2022 and its popularity quickly soared, making it a new family tradition for many eager to visit in 2023. (ADDED: January 12, 2023)

Marion County

Monroe County

  • Totten's Pumpkin Farm - closed
    30094 Route A, Lentner, MO 63450. UPDATE for 2021: They are permanently closed .

Pike County

Putnam County

Ralls County

Randolph County

Schuyler County

Scotland County

Shelby County

Sullivan County

Halloween Costumes

Here are some of the most popular Halloween costumes for children this year. For more choices, see our Halloween costumes pages.

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