Nothing says fall quite like piling the family into a tractor lined with hay bales and riding to pick out pumpkins for carving, decorating, and baking. These six farms in Texas have hayrides leading to epic
pumpkin patches with fun and festive activities that people of all ages are guaranteed to enjoy.
1. Love Creek Orchards (Medina)
Love Creek Orchards is most well-known for its scrumptious baked goods made with fresh apples picked from its very own backyard. The 1st of October brings a whole new kind of fun in the form of a giant pumpkin patch, complete with pumpkin painting, orchard tours, a petting zoo, games, a hay maze, storytelling, scarecrow building, sing-a-longs, and hayrides. Admission is only $6 for everyone three and older! The festivities can be found at 14024 TX-16,
Medina, TX 78055.
2. Elgin Christmas Tree Farm (Elgin)
Christmas isn't the only holiday celebrated on this tree farm! From October 5-31, Elgin trades caroling and yuletide for pumpkin decorating, mazes, animals, play areas for children, and hayrides. The address is 120 Natures Way,
Elgin, TX 78621.
3. Blessington Farms (Wallis)
The first official day of fall, September 22, marks the beginning of autumnal festivities at Blessington Farms. Between the hay maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch, and over a dozen additional activities for young and old, the entire family will make unforgettable memories here. Admission is $20 per person, and you'll find the farm at 510 Chisolm Trail,
Simonton, Texas 77476.
4. Dewberry Farm (Brookshire)
With one of the largest fall festivals in the state, Dewberry Farm really knows how to kick off the best time of the year. Take a hayride to a multi-acre pumpkin patch and pick a few special ones to bring home, find your way through the massive corn maze, and explore everything else there is to see (you could get lost wandering around this place!) Fall fun starts on September 29, and tickets are $29.95 each. The address is FM 362 & Morrison Rd,
Brookshire, TX 77423.
5. Preston Trail Farms (Gunter)
Located just north of Dallas, this charming, family-owned pumpkin patch has been bringing autumn cheer to North Texas since 1997. Starting September 15, you too can experience hayrides, a six-foot hay maze, and petting zoo as you discover the joys of a slow-paced life on the farm. Admission is $8 on weekdays & $10 on weekends, and the address is 15102 TX-289,
Gunter, TX 75078.
6. Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch (Flower Mound)
The town might have "Flower" in its name, but it's known for pumpkins above anything else! Over 200 varieties of the squash are grown here, including several of the most interesting-looking gourds you've ever seen. Activities include hay mazes, hayrides, and a playground + bounce houses for the little ones. You can even take home a hay bale to stash away for a makeshift snowman when winter rolls around! The fun lasts throughout the entire month of October at Double Oak Ranch, which is located at 5100 Cross Timbers Rd,
Flower Mound TX 75028.
Have you been to any of these farms? Are there any other pumpkin patches in Texas with awesome hayrides?