CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — As autumn approaches, farms around the Tri-State are preparing their pumpkin patches and corn mazes for the season.
Here is a list of places where visitors can pick a pumpkin straight off the vine, navigate a winding corn maze, go on a wagon ride, and do other fun fall festivities in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.
- Cooper Family Farms in Milton has a pumpkin patch, corn maze, haunted maze and inflatables. Autumn festivities are open Sept. 12-Nov. 1. More info: Cooperfamilyfarms.net.
- Stoll Farm in Milton offers pumpkin picking, wagon rides, a sunflower patch and more. The farm has U-Pick and Pumpkin Store Weekends starting Sept. 24 and running until Oct. 16. More info: Facebook.
- Chandler Pumpkin Farm in Elkview features an obstacle course, a giant slide, a petting zoo, a U-pick pumpkin patch and more. Fall activities are open Sept. 24-Oct. 29. More info: Chandlerpumpkinfarmllc.com.
- At Bumgarner’s Pumpkin Festival in Letart, visitors can enjoy food, treats and crafts, and they can purchase mums, U-pick pumpkins, straw and fodder. The festival is Sept. 17-18. More info: Facebook.
- Gritt’s Fun Farm in Buffalo has a pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides and more. Fall festivities are open Sept. 17-Oct. 30. More info: Grittsfarm.com.
- Okes Family Farms in Cool Ridge hosts a pumpkin patch, corn maze, Fall Festival, and two Witches’ Nights. The pumpkin patch opens Sept. 24. More info: Okesfamilyfarms.com.
- The Pumpkin Patch just outside of Spencer offers fall family fun from Sept. 10-Oct. 29. More info: Facebook.
- Butcher Family Farm and Greenhouse in Washington has a variety of mums, pumpkins and gourds of all shapes, colors, and sizes. The fall season is from mid-September to late October. More info: Butcherfamilyfarm.com.
- Libby’s Pumpkin Patch in Albany has a pumpkin patch, corn maze, food carts, giant hill slides and more. The 2022 Fall Schedule is from Sept. 24-Oct. 23. More info: Libbyspumpkinpatch.com.
- Porter’s Pumpkins & Jada’s Maze in Pomeroy features a corn maze and pumpkin painting plus a collection of mums, pumpkins and Native American corn. Autumn festivities start Sept. 20 and end Oct. 31. More info: Facebook.
- At the Apple Harvest Open House at Hirsch Fruit Farm, there will be hayrides, orchard tours, apple and pumpkin picking, and more. The event is Sept. 17-19 at the farm’s State Route 772 location in Chillicothe. More information: Facebook Events.
- Kindred Ride Farms in Lucasville has wagon rides, U-pick pumpkins, a corn maze and more. Activities begin Sept. 17 and run until Oct. 30. More info: Facebook.
- At Noble Family Farms in Minford, there is a pumpkin patch, a Ninja Warrior Course, two corn mazes and more. Fall activities are open Sept. 17-Oct. 30. More info: Facebook.
- In addition to a pumpkin patch, Griffith Family Farm in Paintsville has tractor rides, carnival games, pony rides, and pumpkin and face painting. The farm is open every Saturday until November. More info: Facebook.
- Mountain Home Place Farm in Staffordsville offers a pumpkin patch, maze, petting zoo, hayrides, train rides, games and pumpkin painting. Fall festivities are open Sept. 17, 23 & 24 and Oct. 14, 15, 28 & 29. More info: Facebook.
- Pick-n-Play Pumpkin Patch features a pumpkin patch plus train rides, hayrides, wagon rides, cow feeding and corn shelling. Activities are offered Monday through Saturday starting at 9 a.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. More info: Facebook.
- White Oak Pumpkin Patch in West Liberty has inflatables, two corn mazes, hayrides, a petting zoo and a pumpkin patch. White Oak’s fall season runs Sept. 3-Oct. 31. More info: Whiteoakpumpkinpatch.com.
- Holliday Farm and Garden in the Hazard-Rowdy area is a pumpkin, mum and animal farm. The Annual Farm Days (dates unknown) includes hay rides, pumpkin painting, food and a corn maze. More info: Facebook.
- 3-Mile Creek Rescue Farm in Dorton has kids’ activities, hayrides and farm animals, in addition to mums, pumpkins and gourds available for purchase. The pumpkin patch opens on Oct. 1st and remains open every weekend that month. More info: Facebook.
Editor’s Note: This article is a living list that can be added to. Any Tri-State farms or organizations hosting a pumpkin patch or corn maze can be included on the list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.