Alabama September 14, 2016
These 10 Charming Pumpkin Patches In Alabama Are Picture Perfect For A Fall Day
There’s no better way to kick off the fall season than by paying a visit to one (or more) of Alabama’s greatest pumpkin patches. Fortunately, several pumpkin patches are scattered throughout the state. Because of this, everyone has access to this fun fall activity. Most pumpkin patches also offer a wide variety of activities, including hayrides, corn mazes and petting zoos.
For a fun fall day in Alabama, be sure to check out these 10 pumpkin patches:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. The Great Pumpkin Patch - Hayden
The Great Pumpkin Patch is home to the BEST Halloween festival in the Southeast! It'll be open to the public from September 24, 2016 to October 31, 2016, and admission is free. You simply pay for whatever activities you choose to do, which include the Bungee Run, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides and so much more. The hours will be 8am-4pm on Mondays-Thursdays, 8am-6pm on Fridays and Saturdays, and 1pm-6pm on Sundays. This family owned and operated pumpkin patch is located at 288 Hwy 45, Hayden, AL 35079.
2. Old Baker Farm - Harpersville
The pumpkin patch at Old Baker Farm will also be open to the public from September 24, 2016 to October 31, 2016. Weekday hours will be 3pm-dusk, Saturday hours will be 9am-dusk and Sunday hours will be 1pm-dusk. Admission is only $10 per person (kids under 2 free), which includes a pumpkin and most of the activities. Arts and crafts, horseback rides and food will have an extra charge. Old Baker Farm is located at 184 Furrow Lane, Harpersville, AL 35078.
3. Isbell's Pumpkin Farm - Leighton
Isbell's Pumpkin Farm will be open to the public from September 22, 2016 to October 31, 2016. They're offering many new attractions this year, including the Cow Train Ride, Hayride, 30ft Doubleslide and J.B the Camel. This year's hours will be 10am-6pm on Saturdays and 1pm-5pm on Sundays. Isbell's Pumpkin Farm is located at 2998 Aycock Cemetery Rd, Leighton, AL 35646.
4. Tate Farms Cotton Pickin' Pumpkins - Meridianville
Since 1948, Tate Farms Cotton Pickin' Pumpkins has been creating memories for families near and far. This amazing pumpkin patch will be open to the public from September 26, 2016 to October 31, 2016. General admission is $12 per person (kids under 2 free), and this price includes activities such as 2 Jumping Pillows, Hayride, Barnyard Playground, Pedal Cart Truck and so much more. The hours will be 2pm-6pm on weekdays, 9am-6pm on Saturdays and closed on Sundays. Tate Farms Cotton Pickin' Pumpkins is located at 8414A Moores Mill Rd, Meridianville, AL 35759.
5. Paradise Pumpkin Patch - Eufaula
Paradise Pumpkin Patch will open to the public on October 1, 2016 for the fall season. It offers the perfect rural setting for a fun fall day. Admission to Paradise Pumpkin Patch will be $12.50 per person (seniors (65+) $10 / kids 2 and under free), and the price includes unlimited access to all activities and attractions. A few of these attractions include the Cow Train, Hay Bale Maze, Petting Zoo and of course the Pumpkin Patch. The hours will be 9am-6pm on Saturdays and 11am-6pm on Sundays. Paradise Pumpkin Patch is located at 910 County Rd 79 S, Eufaula, AL 36027.
6. Jack-O-Lantern Lane - LaFayette
Jack-O-Lantern Lane offers great fun for the entire family. It'll be open to the public from September 24, 2016 to October 31, 2016. Admission is only $8 per person, which includes a wagon ride and pumpkin of choice. For an extra charge, kids can play in the Inflatables Park or enjoy the Train Ride. The hours will be the following: Fridays 12pm-5pm, Saturdays 9am-6pm and Sundays 12pm-6pm. Jack-O-Lantern Lane is located at 18151 Veterans Memorial Pkwy, LaFayette, AL 36862.
7. Aplin Farms - Dothan
Aplin Farms has been creating memories for families since 1952. Their pumpkin patch, which includes home-grown pumpkins, will be open to the public from October 1, 2016 to November 1, 2016. The hours will be 8am-6pm on Mondays-Saturdays and 1pm-6pm on Sundays. A few of the fun activities offered at Aplin Farms includes an Animal Farm, Duck Races, Train Rides and Wagon Rides. The location of Aplin Farms is 2729 N County Rd 49, Dothan, AL 36305.
8. Farmer in the Dell - Auburn
At Farmer in the Dell, your pumpkin will be cut straight from the vine. On September 29, 2016, at 3pm, Farmer in the Dell will open to the public and will remain open throughout the month of October. There's no general admission. Each activity has its own price, and pumpkins are sold by the pound. Farmer in the Dell is located on Wire Rd, approximately six miles west of the vet school.
9. Backyard Orchards - Eufaula
Backyard Orchards is a family owned and operated vegetable farm. Beginning September 24, 2016, you'll have a chance to visit their amazing pumpkin patch. General admission will be $12 per person (kids 2 and under free). A few of the fun activities offered here include a Corn Maze, Wagon Ride, Sunflower Field and Pumpkin Patch. Backyard Orchards is located at 6585 Hwy 431 N, Eufaula, AL 36027.
10. Barber Berry Farm - Millbrook
Barber Berry Farm's pumpkin patch will be ready for visitors starting the second weekend in October. General admission will only be $3 per person, which includes a walk or hayride to the pumpkin patch. The price of a field pumpkin will be $4. Barber Berry Farm's hours will be 10am-5pm on Saturdays and 1pm-5pm on Sundays. Barber Berry Farm is located at 2362 Alabama River Pkwy, Millbrook, AL 36054.
Have you visited any of these pumpkin patches? Is there a certain pumpkin patch you enjoy visiting every fall season? If so, please share it with us. Also, take a look at this
list for some other great places in Alabama to visit this upcoming fall season.