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Pumpkin Patches in Missouri

Find pumpkin picking near St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia on our list of Missouri pumpkin patches.

Kansas City Pumpkin Patches

First Fruits Orchard – Drexel
A locally owned orchard that normally has free weekend hay rides for kids and u-pick pumpkins. They did not produce enough pumpkins to open in 2013.

Johnson Farms – Belton
A 140 acre farm with 60 acre pick your own pumpkins as well as 20 acre corn maze. Weekend pony rides, pig races, straw maze bale, jumping pillow, pumpkin cannon and train rides. They also sell pre-harvested pumpkins. They have been providing outdoor fall family fun for more than ten years. Open daily during the pumpkin season from late September through Halloween. Admission is $8-12 with children 2 and under free.

Schuck’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch – Pleasant Hill
Thirty acres of outdoor activities in Cass County starting in mid-September. Pumpkins, barrel train rides, corn cannon, corn crib, hay mountains, zipline, laser tag and corn box. 16 acres of cornfield mazes with three different skill levels and flashlight nights on Friday and Saturday. Located 28 miles east of Kansas City. The farm is run by Kevin and Angie Scharig.

Carolyn’s Country Cousins – Liberty
Owned and operated by Carolyn and Buddy Raasch. More than 50 acres of pumpkins on the vine. Haywagon rides, pig races, mining camp, giant slides, tractor trikes, playground, petting farm and pre-picked pumpkins. Different fun family activities every weekend. Country food and snacks available in the Red Barn Cafe. They also have a Country Store & Gift Shop. Located next door to the Liberty Corn Maze.

Pumpkins Etc. – Platte City, MO
U-pick pumpkins run by Bill and Kathy Wright located ten minutes from the Kansas City International Airport. Free admission. Haystack, picnic area, tall grass maze. Fall decorations, painted pumpkins, decorative gourds and 42 varieties of mums for sale. Open daily from mid-September through Halloween.

Weston Red Barn Farm – Weston
A real working farmstead that will make you wonder if you have stepped back onto a turn of the century farm. You pick apples begin at the end of August. You pick pumpkin field open weekends starting around Labor Day. Their fall festival includes farm animals, tractor and horse drawn hayrides, corn maze and pony rides. Fall farm closes the first weekend in November. Farm market offers fresh produce daily. No admission or parking fee – there is a per activity charge. About: The land for the farm was purchased by Steve Frey in 1989. Steve and his wife Cindy own and operate the farm to provide an educational experience for children and an authentic farm for families to enjoy.


Campbell’s Maze Daze and Pumpkin Patch – Clever
General admission includes kids 4 acre cornfield maze, patch, pumpkin painting (with purchase of a pumpkin), hayrides, scavenger hunt and kids play area with fort, swings, bounce house and tractor choo choo train. Nighttime 8 acre haunted maze and karaoke on Friday and Saturday nights in October. Additional charges for face painting, pony rides and bonfires. Open on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from late September through early November.

Pickin’ Patch Farm – Marionville
A small farm in the Ozarks owned and operated by Richard Witt and his family for more than 20 years. Corn maze and pumpkin picking open daily from late September through early November. Hayrides run every 15 to 30 minutes throughout the day.

Central Missouri

– Jefferson City and Columbia

Fischer Farms Pumpkin Patch – Jefferson City
A family farm with 40+ acre pumpkin field, 10 acre corn maze, apple orchard, hayrides and a variety of farm animals. Straw maze, corn box, Opens in late September. Admission with maze is $6. Without maze, $3.

Nowlin’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch – Blackwater
Admission is $6 per person. Children six and under are free. Bring your flashlight to enjoy the maze at night.

Huffstutter Orchards – New Franklin
A small orchard 25 miles from Columbia. They started allowing u-pick pumpkins and apples starting in 2000. Richard and Pamela Huffstutters own and manage the family farm started by his parents, Betty and Ralph, in 1958.

Pa Pa’s Pumpkin Patch – Sedalia
Fun in September and October includes hayrides, straw tunnel, bounce house, puppet shows, and a concession stand. Extra charge for barrel train rides, zip lines and sling shot. Opens in late September. Pumpkin fun started here in the fall of 1997.

Pete’s Pumpkin Patch – Rolla
Open on Saturday and Sunday starting in late September. Cornfield maze, hay wagon ride, hay tower, barrel cars, bounce house, farm animals, swings and choo choo train. Admission is $5 per person, including all activities. Pumpkins are available by the pound.

Deep Woods Farm – Hancock
A small, fourth generation farm in Pulaski County with a pumpkin patch. Other attractions include hay rides, farm animal petting, hay jump, corn crib and kiddie train.

St. Louis Pumpkin Patches

Golden Valley Farms – Washington
This patch was opened in 2010 by Andrea Unnerstall on Jasper Farms. They offer pick your own pumpkins as well as hay ride, petting zoo, haynasium, corn bin, and kid’s haunted house. There are also pony rides, face painting and pumpkin slingshot for an additional charge beyond admission.

Pin Oak Farms - New Haven
Pick your pumpkins right off the vine in their field. They are located between Washington and Hermann about an hour west of Saint Louis and an hour southeast of Columbia. Other activities include the 5 acre maze of corn, farm animals and kiddie corral. Open on Saturdays and Sunday in October.

Perryville Pumpkin Farm – Perryville
A small, working family farm that lets you pick your pumpkin right off the vine. Wagon rides, corn maze, farm animals, pre-picked pumpkins, corn pit and other activities. Perryville Pumpkin Farm was started in 2001 but sits on a farm dating back to 1892.

Herman’s Farm – St. Charles
Herman’s Farm Orchard has been in business since 1985. They offer hay rides and pumpkins that you cut right off the vine. They also have u-pick apples and kid’s play area.

Valley Farms – Foristell
Located in the northwest corner of St. Charles County five miles from Wentzville. Open every weekend from September 27th through October 26th, 2014 from 10 AM to 5 PM. Free admission. Hay ride ($2), mini barn hay maze, barrel train ($2) and gold panning ($6).

Stuckmeyer’s Farm – Fenton
Fourth generation family owned vegetable farm. U-pick and pre-picked pumpkins. Farm animals, hay rides, pony rides, corn maze and inflatables. Located south of St. Louis between Fenton and Arnold. About the farm: Walter Stuckmeyer and his wife, Marie Keller, started the original farm at another location in 1935. They bought 12 acres at the current location in 1964. It is now a fourth generation farm consisting of more than 200 acres.

Sullivan Farms – Florissant
Over 20 years of autumn harvest fun with pumpkins and hay rides. A variety of pumpkins available from the last weekend of September through the end of October. Straw castle maze and bounce house. Gourmet foods available in the pole barn. Free admission.

Pumpkins Galore – Wright City
Opened in 1988 by the Mikus family. They now grow over 100 acres of pumpkins on this 180 acre farm. Weekday fun includes straw maze, bounce house, pedal tractors, swing set and petting zoo. Weekend fun includes pony rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, face painting and live music. Free admission and many of their activities are free.

St. Joseph Pumpkin Picking

Amazing Acres – Barnard
Open Saturday and Sunday in late September and October. Pick your own pumpkins or buy pre-picked pumpkins at the concession stand. Don’t forget to leave time to get lost in their cornfield! Haunted maze the last two weekends in October. Flashlight maze on Halloween night. Playground attractions include horse swings, spider web climbing rope, corn box, slides and bounce house.

Southeast Missouri

Beggs Family Farm – Sikeston
A working farm operating since 1895, it is open Wednesday through Sunday in October. Admission to their harvest festival is $11 per person. The farm has had a corn maze for more than ten years. Pick your own pumpkins, wagon rides, pig races, rope maze, monster slide, pumpkin tetherball, haunted barn and paintball shooting gallery (extra charge).


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