Denver October 06, 2016
These 10 Charming Pumpkin Patches Around Denver Are Picture Perfect For A Fall Day
Did Peter Piper pick a peck of pickled pumpkins? If Peter Piper Picked a peck of pickled pumpkins, Where’s the peck of pickled pumpkins Peter Piper picked? Perhaps we’ll never know the answer, but we do know where you can hand-pick the finest pumpkins near the Mile High at these spooktacular pumpkin patches around Denver. These charming farms offer acres and acres of pumpkins, miles and miles of corn mazes, and gobs and heaps of other fall fun. Grab your friends and family and take advantage of these awesome autumn activities before it’s too late!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life. While we continue to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, please take proper precautions or add them to your bucket list to see at a later date. If you know of a local business that could use some extra support during these times, please nominate them here:
1. Anderson Farms, Open Daily Through October 31st
Anderson Farms boasts Colorado’s longest-running corn maze and pumpkin patch and is located just 45 minutes north of the city. Their fall fest runs through October 31st and includes a pumpkin patch, corn maze, gem mining, concessions, private campfires, and loads of additional family-friendly activities.
2. Mile High Farms, Saturdays & Sundays Through October 30th
"Fall into Fun" at Mile High Farms, Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-6pm until October 30th, with autumn-inspired activities and goods for the whole family. Enjoy an antique tractor hay ride to and from the pumpkin patch, two corn mazes, farm animals, stage performances, pumpkin checkers, and more!
3. Pumpkin Festival at Chatfield Farms, October 7th-9th
Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms in Littleton will host their annual Pumpkin Festival Friday through Sunday, Oct. 7-9 from 9am-5pm each day. There'll be carnival games, pony rides, hay rides, face painting, and many other activities for children and families, as well as live music and local vendors providing food, wine, and beer. Don't miss out on other special fall events at Chatfield Farms, which include a Corn Maze, After Dark Corn Maze, and Dead Zone Haunted Attraction.
4. Festival of Scarecrows, October 8th
Saturday, October 8th from 10am-2pm, Historic Olde Town Square in Arvada will be transformed into a pumpkin patch filled with a whole lot of pumpkins and one-of-a-kind scarecrows. There will also be vendors, a corn maze, a parade, and more fun for the whole family.
5. Cottonwood Farms, Open Daily Through October 31st
Cottonwood Farms just east of Boulder features a wide variety of pumpkins and fall produce and is open daily from 10am-6pm, now through October 31st. Admission is FREE, and they also offer a 2-acre corn maze, straw bale maze, farm animals, fall decor, and hay rides on Saturdays and Sundays for $3 per person.
6. Something From The Farm, Through October 31st
This 4th generation family owned farm and pumpkin patch near Fort Collins has so much for you to do and explore, including a 2-acre corn maze, corn cannon, hay rides, farm animals, and a charming country store with cider, home grown popcorn, and other fall snacks and goodies. They're open now until October 31st, Monday-Saturday: 9am-6pm and Sunday: 10am-6pm.
7. Fritzler's Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch, Through October 31st
Fritzler's boasts a massive pumpkin patch, nearly 2 miles of corn mazes, go carts, an obstacle course, and haunted attractions that include "Scream Acres." Open select days and hours from now through October 31st.
8. Rock Creek Farm, Open Daily Through October 31st
The beautiful Rock Creek Farm in Broomfield is perfect for a day of family fun, with 120 acres of U-Pick-Em Pumpkins, over 6 miles of corn mazes, and much, much more! Open daily through October 31st, 9am-6:30pm.
9. Miller Farms, Through Mid November
This Colorado farm has been around since 1949, and from now until the middle of November, they will host their annual Fall Harvest Festival, featuring a plethora of pumpkins, a corn maze, hay rides, petting zoo, and more. They also have Haunted Adventures after dark that are utterly spooky! Miller Farms is open daily from 9am-6pm.
10. Glow At The Gardens, October 19th, 20th, 26th & 27th
DBG's Glow at the Gardens is not exactly a pumpkin patch, but it does feature hundreds of carved, glowing jack-o'-lanterns, luminaria-lined pathways, and larger-than-life pumpkin displays, as well as seasonal food and beverages, costume contests, hands-on crafts, live music, and more!
Another fabulous seasonal activity for all to enjoy is this breathtaking
fall hike near Denver suitable for active families and hikers of all skill levels.