Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Charleston and Southwestern West Virginia? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Charleston and Southwestern West Virginia, 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 November 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
- Cooper Farms, LLC. - corn maze, hayrides, cow train.
Rt 60 Milton, WV 25541. Phone: 304-743-0548 or phone:
[email protected]. Try reaching us by email first - it's
faster! Directions: Parking behind Milton Middle
School. Open: from Friday, September 8th, 2006 to Tuesday, October
31st (haunted), hours: closed Monday; Tuesday through Thursday are
reservations only, Friday 5 pm to 10 pm, Saturday noon to 10 pm and
Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm. E-mail your reservation for your group and
receive a special group rate!! Haunted maze, Free wagon rides during
the regular maze, Concessions & Glowsticks available. Scouts, 4-H or
Sports teams and Church groups are welcome! Birthday parties are
unique and fun at the Maize!!
- Doctor Dekays House of Screams - pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, Fall festival, tractor-pulled hay rides,
haunted house, haunted trail, snacks and refreshment stand,
4200 Boyscout Rd, Ona, WV 25545. Phone: n/a. Email:
[email protected]. Open: See our website for current
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Weekends in October Check
our website for additional information. Payment: Cash, only.
Click here for our Facebook page.
- West Virginia Pumpkin
Festival - pumpkins and lots of fun activities
Phone: Correct phone number is unknown (it ois NOT the number that ends in 9222). Email:
[email protected]. Directions:
Click here for
a map and directions. Event dates: early October. See their
website for current
Mailing address is P O Box 358, Milton, WV 25541.
- Lazy J Farms - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, haunted corn maze,
Ossia Road, Duck, WV 25063. Phone: 304-644-8887. Alternate Phone:
[email protected]. Open: Friday and Saturday 6 to 11
pm October 2 pm to 31. Directions: Exit 40 off Interstate 79
south on Route 16 for 1/2 mile to Ossia road. Corn maze is on the
left. Corn maze is open every Friday and Saturday night 6 to 11
pm; Watch for new events each weekend. Payment: Cash, only.
(UPDATED: September 15, 2015)
- Scareview Grave Schoul - haunted house, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties
High Street, Saint Albans, WV
25177. Phone: 304-546-5151. Open: Friday and Saturday from 7 pm to
midnight September 27 to October 31 and November 1. Directions:
Turn left at West Side Volunteer Fire Department (West Main
Street Saint Albans) onto Coal River Road. Turn onto High Street
at the first fork in the road. School is located on your right on
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
Price of admission is $10 per person or $8 per person with a can
food donation per person. This haunted house is sponsored by West
Side Volunteer Fire Department. All food donations go to Christ's
Kitchen/Food bank. Proceeds from ticket sales go to the FD for
training, equipment etc to help us better serve our community.
- Valley Volunteer Fire Department "Field of Screams" haunted corn maze
- haunted corn maze
Huntington Road ( WV Route 2 ), Apple Grove , WV 25502. Phone:
304-576-2237. Email us at: [email protected]. The maze runs every weekend in October from dusk
till? Usually we end around 1 am but as long as the crowd is there we
will be open. The 2007 admission prices are as follows: $7.00 ages
11-adult,$5.00 ages 3-10, ages 2 and under free with adult. We have a farm
based jungle gym for the kids to play on, concessions and restroom
facilities on site, the maze itself is over 3700 feet total length of shear
haunted T-e-r-r-o-r. We do not allow any type of lighting (flashlights, etc.) in
the maze, however if you are scared of the dark we will be selling glow
sticks to help illuminate your journey into the maze. We are a family type
maze, therefore we have a zero tolerance policy towards drinking or drug
activity on the property or prior to your arrival there. Plain clothes
officers will be on site if the need arises. There will be an auction every
Friday night inside the fire station..
- Gritt's Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
Fall festival, train rides, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay
bale maze, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins, wagon rides, gift shop,
concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, pedal kart track,
farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
864 Gritt Road, Buffalo , WV 25033. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Monday from 10 am to 7 pm; Tuesday Closed
(open to school groups only on Tuesdays); Wednesday - Closed; Thursday from
10 am to 7 pm; Friday from 10 am to 7 pm; Saturday from- 10 am to 7 pm;
Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From
Route 62 below Eleanor, turn right on Midway Road, follow to end of road,
turn right, go 1/4 mile turn left onto Gritt Road, go 1 mile to farm. Signs
posted at each turn from Route 62. For a map to our farm,
click here. 2016 Fun Farm and Corn Maze September 17th through October
30th. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: August 25, 2016)
- Little Patch on the Lane - UPDATE: September 26, 2020: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed
Valley, WV 25526.
Click here for our Facebook page.
- V and J Farms - pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, we also have pie pumpkins, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay
49 Buffalo Road, Buffalo, WV 25033. Phone: 304-755-4300. Open:
Beginning mid-September thru mid-October Friday 5 pm to 7 pm, Saturday 12 pm to 7 pm Sunday 1 pm to 7 pm. Directions: In
Buffalo WV (Putnam County) 5 miles past the Buffalo High School go across
railroad track first farm on the right hand side Look for our signs along
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Our farm
where there is a real pumpkin patch to go into, a petting zoo with farm
animals, pony rides, and hayrides Its real country lifestyle where kids can
- The Pumpkin House - A private residence adorned with thousands of
748 Beech Street, Kenova, WV. Open: weeks leading up to Halloween. Directions: Near Huntington, West Virginia. They pan to
display 2,800 pumpkins in 2005. It is quite a sight to behold.
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