Find pumpkin picking near Lexington, Louisville and Bowling Green on our list of Kentucky pumpkin patches. Spend an afternoon at “pumpkin patches near me” in September and October explore some farm fun with live animals, hayrides, corn mazes, and of course pumpkins. Many of these farms have all this and some even have live entertainment, games, and great food.
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Benton Farms - Walton, KY
Open to the public for schools, corporations, and camps. Pre-register online at the website. A fourth generation working family farm purchased in 1941 that lets you go pumpkin picking in the patch after a hayride. The farm originated in 1901. There’s also family friendly kids straw, tunnel maze, barnyard animals, and a haunted farm house. This is more of a farm than an agritainment center. Enjoy country cooking, desserts and fudge. Free parking. Their address is 11956 Old Lexington Pike, Walton KY 41094. It is about 8 miles south of Florence, KY.
Christian Way Farm - Hopkinsville, KY
A third generation family farm started in the early 1920s by Guy Corley. Fall activities including u-pick pumpkins and cornfield maze starting in the middle of September. Mini-golf only is $6-7 or $10 when the mini golf and farm combination admission is purchased. The address is 19590 Linville Road, Hopkinsville, KY 42240. It is about 17 miles northeast of Hopkinsville.
Country Pumpkins - Dry Ridge, KY
The fun starts in early September. Pumpkin patch allows you to cut pumpkins off the vine on Friday evenings, Saturday and Sunday. Combo admission gets you a pumpkin and hayride to the patch. Get lost in their 4 acre cornfield maze or take your child into the children’s maze. Also available: barrel train rides, play area, corn box, straw bale maze, petting zoo, corn hole and face painting (donation). About: The Colson and Pennington families started selling pumpkins here in 2000, on the dairy farm started by the Colson family in 1947. Their address is 1835 Sherman Mt. Zion Road, Dry Ridge, KY 41035. It is about 21 miles south of Florence.
Devine’s Corn Maze - Harrodsburg, KY
The fall fun starts on September 14th. A corn maze and pumpkin patch for picking. Enjoy the three corn mazes, hay maze, hayride, trike track, giant slide and rubber duck races. Halloween weekend turns the maze into a Field of Horror. The address is 623 Talmage-Mayo Road, Harrodsburg KY 40330. It is about 33 miles southwest of Lexington.
Gallrein Farms - Shelbyville, KY
This Shelby County farm offers fresh vegetables, a petting zoo, four acre cornfield maze, and pumpkin picking in October. There’s also hayrides, petting zoo, pony rides, music and more fall fun available weekends only. When you are done, shop for fall produce and items for decorating. Food and bakery items available for purchase on weekends. No admission fee to enter the farm or ride the hayrides. Pumpkins are priced per pound. Farm market open on weekdays. Fall season ends November 1. The address is 1029 Vigo Rd_, Shelbyville, KY 40065. It is about 40 miles west of Lexington.
Happy Jack’s Pumpkin Farm - Frankfort, KY
Pick your own pumpkins on weekends from the middle of September to October at this Central Kentucky farm. Their address is 966 Hickman Hill Road, Frankfort KY 40601. It is about 20 miles northwest of Lexington.
Hinton’s Orchard - Hodgenville, KY
Open weekends in September and October. An eight acre pumpkin patch with 60 varieties of pumpkins to pick from. The corn maze has one mile of trails through the three acre cornfield, find the informational stations to complete the scavenger hunt, and up the challenge during one of the special flashlight nights. There are also hayrides running to the patch, kids play area and live music. Pumpkin pie ice cream, apple dumplings and funnel cakes are available from HintonÍs Kitchen and Adams Family Foods. The address is 8631 Campbellsville Rd., Hodgenville, KY 42748. It is about 64 miles south of Louisville.
McGlasson Farms - Hebron, KY
A sixth generation family owned and operated farm located along scenic Route 8. They now operate a roadside farm market supplying fresh produce to local guests and travelers. In the fall, they allow people to pick their own pumpkins in addition to selling pre-picked pumpkins. On weekends at their fall festival, you can hear live music, buy their apple cider and devour a caramel apple. Their address is 5832 River Road, Hebron, KY. It is about 10 miles north of Florence.
Neltner’s Farm and Greenhouse - Melbourne, KY
Open every day in October starting late September. Founded by Joseph Neltner in 1892, six generations have worked this land just south of Cincinnati. Enjoy their farm fall festivals and pumpkin picking on weekends in October. There’s also a corn maze, petting zoo and more. Weekday admission to the farm shop, pumpkin patch, maze, and petting zoo is free. Weekend admission is $5 for ages 3 and up. Weekends offer live music, wine tasting, demonstrations, crafters, folk art and pottery. There are also seasonal apples, home cooked food and ice cream. Their address is 6922 Four Mile Road, Melbourne, KY 41059. It is about 18 miles east of Florence.
Reed Valley Orchard - Paris, KY
This apple orchard has been run by Dana and Trudie Reed since 1998. Pick your own pumpkin from the patch and stop by the first Saturday in October for the annual country festival. This farm has been mentioned in Southern Living, Country Journal Magazine and the book Romantic Kentucky. Note: Their address is 239 Lail Lane, Paris, Ky 40361. It is about 22 miles northeast of Lexington, KY.
Sally Gap Pumpkin Patch - Williamsburg, KY
Opens in the middle of September. Pick your own pumpkins with free pumpkins to children. Horse drawn hayrides, four acre cornfield maze and smaller maze for kids. Learn how to make apple cider and corn meal at one of the daily demonstrations. Farm animal zoo, corn cannon and pumpkin launcher will keep children entertained. The address is 445 Louden Rd., Williamsburg, KY.
Sunrock Farm - Wilder, KY
Sorry folks but Sunrock Farm is now permanently closed.
Thomas Dairy Farm and Market - Cecilia, KY
Opens for their fall season around the middle of September. Thomas Dairy Farm and Market is family owned. They have a zombie paintball hayride, pick your own pumpkin patch and already picked, corn maze, mega slide, kid’s fun zone, petting zoo, hayride, and much much more. They also offer farm tours in the spring and summer. They open the 3rd Friday in September and close 1st Sunday in November. The hours are Monday-Friday group reservations only. Friday 6-midnight, Saturday 11:00 AM – Midnight, Sunday noon – 6:00 PM
Trunnell’s Farm Market - Utica, KY
Open everyday except Monday starting early September. A 1600 acre working farm owned and operated by fourth generation farmer Kevin Trunnell and his family. Pick a pumpkin, navigate the corn maze, go for a hayride and visit the barnyard animals.
White Oak Pumpkin Patch - West Liberty, KY
Opens Labor Day weekend. Pumpkin picking in Eastern KY. Children will enjoy the farm animals, small corn maze and playground. They are building a recycled tire playground. Free admission and parking. Hayrides to the patch are $2. Pumpkins are priced by size between $1 and $25. The address is 8907 Highway 460 E, West Liberty, KY.
Evans Orchard – Georgetown, KY
They have a kids’ corn maze as part of their fall festival. Take a wagon ride into the pumpkin patch for picking your jack o’lantern. Pick your own apples or try some of the delicious apple products made at the Sweet Apple Cafe and Bakery. They sell 20,000 fried apple pies each year. Pet the friendly barnyard animals or let your children play in the barn yard play area. There is no general admission to enter the farm. It is a fifth generation family farm and cider mill located on 175 acres.
Sunny Acres Farm – Louisville, KY
The maze usually runs from late September through October. Cobb’s Haunt happens on Friday and Saturday nights in October. Pumpkin festival includes hayrides, pumpkin carving, horseback rides and petting zoo.
Location: 6516 Echo Trail, Louisville KY 40299
Kinman Farms – Burlington
Open Friday through Sunday from late September through Halloween. They cut their maze into a five acre cornfield. Hayrides and pumpkin patch also available. The mini-petting zoo gets rave reviews so visit the barn animals or let your child enjoy a pony ride. Live music, face painting, playground and corn hole also located here. Concession stand offers funnel cakes, caramel apples and other food options. It is a working farm owned and operated by the Kinman family since 1946. It is located just west of Burlington on 150 acres.
Bi-Water Farm – Georgetown, Kentucky – 5 Acres
A 184 acre farm started by Carl A. and Bertha Fister in 1959. There are 20 acres of pumpkins and fall fun, including the 5 acre maze. Hayride, slide, barnyard animals, and play area. Additional cost for paintball, mini golf and train ride. Special events: Pumpkin vine zip lines, bounce around corral and chutes & slides. Location: 877 Cincinnati Road, Georgetown, KY 40324
Chaney’s Dairy Barn and Restaurant – Bowling Green, KY
Get lost in the cornfield, play in the pumpkin patch and visit the pumpkin pickin’ festival. The dairy farm was started in 1940 by the Chaney family, with the dairy barn opening to the public in 2003.
Location: 9191 Nashville Road, Bowling Green, KY 42101
Just Piddlin – Woodburn