Find a local pumpkin patch

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

Adams County

Clark County

Grant County

  • Vesperman Farms Corn Maze - corn maze, pumpkin patch in the field, pumpkins (brought in from the field), petting zoo, farm animals
    8419 Stage Rd, Lancaster, WI 53813. Phone: 608-723-2542. Email: [email protected]. Open: early August through October 31; Call for for hours and availability. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only.. (UPDATED: August 19, 2012, by a visitor)

Green Lake County

  • Caron Orchard and Country Store - apples, cherries, plums, pears and raspberries, hayrides
    Between Green Lake and Princeton, WI. Phone: 920-295-6730. Open mid-July to Christmas. U-pick apples, cherries, plums, pears and raspberries. Bakery, country store, hayrides and petting zoo.

Jackson County

Juneau County

  • Brux Orchard's - Apples, apple cider, pumpkins
    W7428 Hwy 82, Mauston, WI. Phone: 608-847-7028.
  • Northwoods Orchard and Farm Market - Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, U-Pick Apples and Pumpkins, Cider mill fresh apple cider made on the premises, gift shop, porta-potties are available, restrooms, picnic area you may bring your own food, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    W7428 State Road 82, Mauston, WI 53948. Phone: 608-847-7028. Email: [email protected]. Open: Strawberries in June 7 am to 5:30 pm. Directions: From Wisconsin Dells, take I90/94 west to Mauston exit, Highway 82 west 2 miles outside of town. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Northwoods Orchard and Farm Market facebook page. A family owned and operated Apple Orchard since 1948 right in Central Wisconsin providing quality greenhouse products, strawberry fields, apples, apple products and plenty of seasonal fun.  (UPDATED: October 22, 2022, JBS) (ADDED: October 01, 2015)s: From Wisconsin Dells, take I90/94 west to Mauston exit, Highway 82 west 2 miles outside of town. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers.

La Crosse County

  • Hidden Trails Corn Maze - corn maze, pumpkins, activities
    W4704 Hwy 16, West Salem, WI 54669. Phone: 608-786-2489. Email: [email protected]. Directions: 3 Miles East on Hwy 16 past Valley View Mall. 3 Miles West of West Salem on Hwy 16. Click here for a map and directions . Open: September 3 through October 31st, Mon-Thurs. 1 pm to 6 pm, Friday -Sat -Sun: 11 am to 7 pm; Last tickets sold at closing time; **Saturday, October 12, Flashlight night, Last ticket sells at 9 pm . Get up close and personal with true farm animals; climb aboard the covered wagon (Saturday and Sunday Only) ride for some good old-fashioned fun; let the kids pet the goats; stop by the covered picnic area for a snack; or pick your very own pumpkin from our pumpkin wagon.
  • Rainbow Ridge Farms Bed and Breakfast - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs, gift shop, porta-potties, picnic area, farm animals
    N5732 Hauser Rd, Onalaska, WI 54650. Phone: 608-783-8181. Email: [email protected]. Open: Please call for hours and availability. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: Exit I-90 at Highway 53 north. Follow Highway 53 North to Sand Lake Road. Turn right on Sand Lake Road. Turn right on County S. Follow County S for 1 mile. The road will make a sharp right. Halfway thru the curve, turn left on Moos Road. Turn right on Hauser Road. We are the second farm on the right. Click here for a map and directions. We offer a Farm Day Camp in the summer; Day camp is Monday thru Friday from 9 am to 3 pm; Daily, weekly, and monthly rates. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page.
  • Shefelbine Orchard and Pumpkin Patch - permanently closed.
    Holmen , WI 54636. UPDATE for 2021, The owner tells me they are permanently closed.

Marathon County

  • Wilke's Extra Sweet Acres Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch - corn maze, pumpkins, 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, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    T8417 County Road W, Wausau, WI 54403. Phone: 715-675-6748. Directions: Hwy 51/39 north through the city of Wausau. Take the Brokaw exit, just past Fleet Farm. Go to the right off the exit, taking you through the village of Brokaw. Turn left at the stop sign (this will be county road WW). Follow this road over railroad tracks and up the hill. Next stop sign, turn left (this is county road W). Go about 1/4 mile. We are the large farm on the right side of the road. There are several signs before you reach the driveway. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Monday to Thursday from 4 pm to 7 pm, Friday from 4 pm to 10 pm, Saturday from 9 am to 10 pm and Sunday from 10 am to 8 pm; Pumpkin patch and corn maze are open from mid-September through October 31. We offer a haunted corn maze, house and hayride typically the weekend before Halloween. This year it will run from October 25th to October 27 2007, beginning at dark and running until 10 pm. Please call with any questions. Payment: Cash, Check. We also have a greenhouse located here in the spring with annual flowers, hanging baskets, vegetable and herb plants along with perennials. Produce that is available picked when in season are, peas, beans, tomatoes, sweet corn, summer squash, cucumbers, peppers, onions and winter squash. Please call for availability.
    A visitor writes on October 02, 2010: "We just returned home from the Wilke's family farm, and let me tell you, the place is great. Excellent pumkin patch, play area for the kids ect. The family there is very friendly and courteous. This was our first experience as a family going to a place like this, and they sure made a lasting impression on all of us, and we will definately be back again this year and many more to come."
  • Willow Springs Garden - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, corn maze, haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, concessions or refreshment stand, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    5480 Hillcrest Dr., Wausau, WI 54401. Phone: 715-675-1171. Email: [email protected]. Open: September 10th to October 24th; Fridays from 6 pm to 10 pm; Saturdays from 10 am to 10 pm; Sundays from 10 am to 6 pm; HAUNTED Corn Maze on these dates: October 28 Thursday, October 29 Thursday, 30 Thursday, from 7 pm to 10 pm; Children Trick and treating maze October 31st from 1 pm to 3 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: North of Wausau, 1.6 miles north of Fleet Farm on highway K, turn left on to Hillcrest Dr. go 1/2 mile it will be on your right hand side!. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check.

Marquette County

  • Breezy Hollow Brody's Harvest - Pumpkin patch, Hayrides to Pumpkin Patch, Kids Games, Kids Corn Maze, Food, Music, Basket Raffle, Straw Maze, Bouncy House, Tractor -train Rides, Face painting,
    Intersection of Cty Rd Y and 12th RD, Montello, WI 54979. Phone: (608) 369-0261. Email: [email protected]. Open: October 11 & 12 2014, Saturday & Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: cash, check. Admission Cost: $5 for pumpkin Patch, Donation to Ride Hayride. Bake Sale. Harvest for Hearing: Paying it Forward. Click here for our Facebook page.
    A visitor writes on September 14, 2013: "I love the event and get my pumpkins there every year. They have one big event but there is also pumpkins available the whole season."

Monroe County

  • Maple Ridge Orchard - Uses integrated pest management practices, pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Cider mill with fresh apple cider made on the premises, U-pick and already picked, porta-potties, picnic area, petting zoo, school tours
    6675 Maple Ave, Cashton, WI 54619. Phone: 608-654-5151. Fax: 608-654-5151. Email: [email protected]. Open: Mid October; Please call ahead. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin updates: Click here for updates. Directions: From La Crosse take highway 33 south toward Cashton. Turn left on Manna Avenue and left again on Maple Avenue. Watch for signs. For Google Maps go to our website. Click here for a map and directions. We use integrated pest management practices. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. We have a bakery with lots of made from scratch goodies.....pies, turnovers, cookies, caramel apples, and bloomin' apple sundaes. Our gift shop is filled with the works of local artisans. Something for every taste and budget. We have a convenient play area for the kiddos, a barnyard and FREE wagon rides during you pick. We will also point you to lots of other attractions in the area.

Portage County

  • Casey's Orchard - pumpkins (brought in from the field)
    2829 Burbank Road, Stevens Point, WI 54482. Phone: 715-344-6814. Open: 7 days/week Labor Day thru Thanksgiving. 9 am to 6 pm.. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only..

Waupaca County

  • Turners Fresh Market & Greenhouse - pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, train rides, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, porta-potties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    E208 State highway 54, Waupaca, WI 54981. Phone: 715-258-3355. Alternate Phone: 715-513-9435. Email: [email protected]. Open: October 7th - October 31st. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, WIC Vouchers. Click here for our Facebook page.

Waushara County

  • Flyte's Fieldstones - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Fall festival, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, pig races, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm, Maple Syrup from trees on the farm, farm market, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), farm animals, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations
    W10770 State Highway 21, Coloma, WI 54930. Phone: 715-228-2310. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday, by request; Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 4 pm, September 13 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. Click here for our Facebook page.


Wood County

  • Reinke's Down On The Farm - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    1011 48th Street So., Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54494. Phone: 715-423-7663. Email: [email protected]. Directions: Centrally located between Hwy 54 and County Hwy W in Wisconsin Rapids. From Wisconsin Rapids, take Hwy 54 East to 48th Street Turn Right, 1.5 miles on left. And for a map to our farm, Click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: Tuesday thru Saturday 10 am to Dusk, Sunday Noon to Dusk, Closed Mondays. Payment: Cash, Check. We offer a nature walk, Boot Hill, Special weekend activities, Charity food tents, Cabin in the Woods, Craft barns, Yard art, Cranberry products fresh and packaged, Specialty gourds and squash, Haybales, Corn stalk bundles, Rainbow corn, Custom made scarecrows, Soaps, Lotions, Candles, and more. We are a 1940's farm with real farm animals, antique farm machinery. There is no admission charge. Come and pick your favorite pumpkins. Select your favorite squash, gourds, and other produce from our large selection of home grown varieties.
    Come and get your corn shocks, rainbow corn, and hay bales for fall decorating. Feed the animals, Hold the chickens, Watch the geese the ducks; Play with the friendly cats and dog. Spooky Woods, School Tours. Public Hayrides on Weekends.
  • Winnsboro Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, birthday parties, school tours
    1222 State Highway 11, Winnsboro , TX 75494. Phone: 817-995-0744. Alternate Phone: 903-243-5134. Email: [email protected]. Open: Every weekend in October Saturday 9 am to 6 pm and Sunday 12 pm to 5 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.

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