Fall is in the air and if you’re looking to venture out to pick your own pumpkins or apples, there are plenty of places to choose from! Here’s a list to get you started.
Carolyn’s Country Cousins Pumpkin Patch
17607 N.E. 52nd Street, Liberty, MO 64068
Open daily September 21 – October 31, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and you will probably need every minute of that time to take advantage of all this place has to offer! The farm has more than 50 acres of pumpkins growing on the vine – they take you out into the fields in a hay wagon and pick you up after you make your selections! There’s also a giant selection of pumpkins already picked. Kids will enjoy little bud’s railroad, pig races, a petting farm, a pumpkin jumpin’ pad and a country carousel! There’s also plenty of other places for the kids to explore, like fort liberty bend, little munchkin corn maze, mining camp and corny corral.
Deanna Rose Children’s Farmstead Pumpkin Hollow
13800 Switzer Rd. Overland Park, KS 66221
Open Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. & Saturday – Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., September 27 through October 31. A horse-drawn wagon ride will take you to and from the patch where you can pick a pumpkin. Kids can ride the Pumpkin Hollow Express, a barrel train pulled by a real farm tractor! At the patch you can also venture into their corn maze, climb a hay pyramid, play in a corn box and slide down a giant hay slide.
10600 Raytown Rd. Kansas City, MO 64134
Open Sunday, September 29 through October 31, daily from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Celebrate their 20th pumpkin season! Admission includes more than 25 interactive activities for families. Enjoy a scenic hayride, petting farm barn, field maze, pony rides, Scarecrow-K and much more.
Fieth Family Farm
1663 E. 490th Rd. Bolivar, MO 65613
Open September 28 – November 2, Fridays from 6 – 9 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. and Sundays from 12 – 8 p.m. Check out the corn maze, pick some pumpkins and have a whole lot of family fun! Kids will enjoy the barrel train ride, rope swings, giant tree house with slide, and so much more!
Great Pumpkin Fest at Worlds of Fun
4545 Worlds of Fun Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64161
Open Saturdays & Sundays, from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m., September 14 – October 27. Enjoy Halloween-themed activities plus PEANUTS-themed rides and attractions in Planet Snoopy!>
Harvest Fest at Rutledge – Wilson Farm Park
3825 W. Farm Road 146 Springfield, MO 65802
Open September 28 – October 27, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Take a hayride, walk through the corn maze or visit the animals! There’s also a farm themed playground and big kids can enjoy the haunted trail.
Johnson Farms Plants & Pumpkins
17701 Holmes Rd. Belton, MO 64012
Open Saturday, September 21 – October 31, Monday – Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. From the 40-acre pumpkin patch, tons of play areas and farm animals, you could easily spend an entire day at Johnson Farms! Younger kids can explore the giant tunnel maze, silo play yard, junior rally cars and the renovated block bus or new corn bin pit. Bigger kids will enjoy the big kid fort barn, ping pong tables and the new mustang rally car course! There’s also a 10-acre corn maze, a farm animal corral with weekend pig races, or you can watch their pumpkin popper shoot pumpkins across the lake!
KC Pumpkin Patch
13875 S. Gardner Rd. #2, Olathe, KS 66061
This year oKCtoberfest will be October 17 – 19. A $15 ticket includes a complimentary hard cider slush (21+) or traditional apple cider (non-alcoholic), as well as live entertainment and food trucks! There’s also plenty of places for the kids to play, including slides, a jumping pillow, a rock climbing wall, tug of war, grain truck skee-ball and kid zip lines.
Kerby Farm Pumpkin Patch
15943 158th St. Bonner Springs, KS 66012
Open Saturday, September 28 – Sunday, October 27. Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkins! While you’re there, check out the corn maze, slides, kid’s corral, spook house, farm animals and swings!>
Louisburg Cider Mill & Pumpkin Patch
14730 KS-68, Louisburg, KS 66053
Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze opens September 13 – October 31, Monday – Saturday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sundays: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Louisburg Cider Mill & Pumpkin Patch features a 10-acre pumpkin patch and a 10-acre corn maze. There’s also a children’s play area, which includes a slide, corn crib, tire tower, low challenge elements, hay wagon rides, a spider web climber, a tricycle track and a giant swing set! For a more educational experience, there’s also a bee hive exhibit, farm animals, a learning barn and an orchard trail!
40th annual Ciderfest: September 28 & 29, October 5 & 6, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. For two weekends every autumn, Louisburg Cider Mill brings you some good old-fashioned apple cider fun.
McWilliams Pumpkin Patch
4007 Co Rd. 6920, West Plains, MO 65775
Open Tuesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., from September 28 – October 31. Take a wagon ride or hop on the pumpkin patch express to see pumpkins growing in the field! You can make your way through the animal maze, find your way through a 30-acre corn maze, or slide down a 40-foot slide! There’s also a zipline that runs Saturdays and Sundays as well as a mini zipline that the kids can enjoy!
10905 Farmer’s Ln. Platte City, MO 64079
Open daily mid-September through October 31 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Take a wheelbarrow out to the pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkins and gourds or choose from a wide variety already picked! They also have two mazes and hay bales to climb on.
Weston Orchard and Vineyard
18545 Co Rd. H, Weston, MO 64098
Open from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. everyday. One of the newest pumpkin patches in the area, you can pick pumpkins on the vine and enjoy a hayride. Kids can enjoy the jumping pillow, corn maze, zipline and corn crib as well. They also have more than 17,000 apple trees where you can pick your own fruit!
Weston Red Barn Farm
16300 Wilkerson Rd, Weston, MO 64098
Open weekends through the first weekend of November, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., weather permitting. Hop on a hayride for a trip to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkin or apples! You can also take the family to enjoy pony rides, the corn maze, or the turn of the century barnyard, complete with a chicken house, goats, sheep, piglets and more.
10455 State Hwy N. Platte City, MO 64079
Open Saturdays and Sundays through September and October, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Right now, Empire and Liberty varieties are ready for the picking! Kids can have fun in the play area and you can visit the animals in the barnyard as well. They also have a pumpkin patch that is open Saturdays and Sundays in October.
Cider Hill Family Orchard
3341 N. 139th St., Kansas City, KS 66109
Open through the end of October, Tuesday – Saturday from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday from 12 p.m. – 5 p.m. Pick your own apples and enjoy treats like cider donuts, kettle corn and apple cider slushes. You can also take a hayride, relax by the fire pit, or shop in their cottage store, while the kids enjoy a train ride.
Wagon Wheel Orchard
15380 Edgerton Rd. Gardner, KS 66030
Open for appointments – call or text them to set something up! They have several varieties available for picking.
NOTE: Many of these locations close at 3 p.m. on Halloween. Please check individual websites as hours may change.