Nothing says fall in Michigan like a trip to the pumpkin patch. Our Halloween and harvest decorations simply aren’t complete until we add a few of our favorite orange pals, whether they’re carved into jack-o-lanterns or left in their original shape. But the best part of pumpkin season is heading out to the patch, family in tow, to choose one that’s just right. Here are eight awesome farms in Michigan where you can do just that.
1. DeBuck’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch (50240 Martz Rd, Belleville)
This patch in Belleville sits on 18 acres and offers excitement and fall fun for the entire family. Prices start at just $2 per pumpkin, and there’s sure to be an option to meet your precise fall needs.
2. Grandma’s Pumpkin Patch (4277 N Eastman Rd, Midland)
This beloved pumpkin patch in Midland has been in operation for over two decades. Stop by for a day of outdoor fun and take home your perfect pumpkin for the fall season. Grandma’s even has an on-site photographer that will gladly snap a few family pictures for you during your autumn outing!
3. Bethke Farms (12124 136th Ave, Grand Haven)
Picking pumpkins at this local favorite near Grand Haven is a tradition for many West Michigan families. When you’ve found the perfect pumpkin, hop on a hayride and take in the gorgeous fall scenery. You can even bring your pet to Bethke’s for a truly inclusive family outing!
4. Johnson’s Giant Pumpkin Farm (4715 N Portsmouth Rd, Saginaw)
Venture to Saginaw for a visit to this beloved patch, where you’ll find pumpkins of all sizes and price points. You can also take home squash, Indian corn, and mums to complete your autumn decor.
5. Maxwell’s Pumpkin Farm (4676 M-18, Beaverton)
This beautiful farm in the town of Beaverton has everything you need for a perfect fall day. Choose your favorite pumpkin from a wide selection and sip on hot apple cider or coffee while you peruse the grounds. A trip to Maxwell’s makes for a family adventure that you won’t soon forget.
6. Gust Brothers Pumpkin Farm (13639 Mulberry Rd, Ottawa Lake)
This working farm in Ottawa Lake is home to a charming pumpkin patch that will immediately put you in the fall spirit. Once you’ve selected your perfect pumpkin, take a look at the farm’s animals or pick up some fresh veggies to-go.
7. Brimley’s Pumpkin Farm (294 S Every Rd, Mason)
This pumpkin farm in Mason has been in operation for two decades, and it’s no surprise that people continue coming back each year. Its picturesque family-run patch has pumpkins in every shape and size, with friendly service to match.
8. Trabbic Pumpkin Farm (1560 E Sterns Rd, Erie)
Head to the town of Erie for a stop at Trabbic Family Pumpkin Farm, where you’ll enjoy a day of outdoor fun. The farm has been in the Trabbic family for over 100 years, while the pumpkin patch recently celebrated its 25th year of business.
Did your favorite local pumpkin patch make the list? Have you already selected your perfect pumpkin for the upcoming fall season? We’d love to see your photos in the comments section.