Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes Near Charlotte
Visit a local pumpkin patch to enjoy hayrides, wind through a corn maze and see friendly barn animals.
Make a trip to the farm to pick out the perfect pumpkin, join in a hayride, navigate a corn maze, sip on apple cider, and enjoy petting zoos, pig races, pony rides, pumpkin bowling, corn cannons, a slidezilla and more.
Some locations let you pick pumpkins straight from the vine or may have a selection already picked for faster picking. Check websites for more information on fees and activities. Tip: Bring cash as not all farms accept credit cards.
Kids’ activities, corn maze, pumpkin picking, pedal carts and musical hayride.
Location: 10713 Providence Road W., Charlotte | 704-562-4021
Cost: Activities for children are free. Corn maze, pedal carts and hayrides: $2-$8. Children younger than age 2 free.
Hours: Sept. 21 and 22: 9am-10pm; Sept 23: 9am-6pm. Sept. 28-Oct. 3 1: Sun.-Thurs., 9am-6pm, Fri.-Sat., 9am-10pm.
Hayrides, pumpkin picking, farm animals and hay mountain for climbing.
Location: 3900 Rocky River Road E. | 704-608-8897
Cost: Free admission. Hayrides, available only on Saturday and Sunday, are $5 per person, children 3 and younger free.
Hours: Open seven days a week, Sept. 29-Oct. 31, 9am-7pm.
Wagon rides, pumpkin picking, heritage turkeys, 10-foot Holstein cow, tractors and a farm-themed playground.
Location: 12150 McManus Road, Midland | 704-888-2891
Cost: $5.50 for ages 2 and older.
Hours: Oct. 1-31. Mondays-Fridays, 3:30-6pm; Sat., 10am-6pm; and Sun., 1-6pm.
Fall Frolic Weekends include kiddie corn maze, horseback rides, kayaking, pedal carts, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn hole and more.
Location: 1604 U.S. Highway 21, Fort Mill | 803-548-7252
Cost: $6-$12. Kids under age 4 admitted free. $5 parking fee.
Hours: Oct. 13-Oct. 28. Sat.-Sun., 9am-4pm. Horse rides available Sat., 11am-3pm and Sun., 1-4pm
Photo: Courtesy of Anne Springs Close Greenway
Hayrides, maze, pony rides, barnyard animals, pumpkin picking, and fall-themed games.
Location: 330 Lewis Road, Gastonia | 704-842-1208
Cost: $7; children younger than 2 free. $5 pony rides.
Hours: Sept. 29-Oct. 28: Sat., 9am-4pm; Sun., 1-6pm.
Hayrides, corn hole, pumpkin picking in October, and a 7-acre corn maze. On Oct. 21, don't miss the Halloween in Huntersville at Rural Hill starting at 4pm.
Location: 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville | 704-875-3113
Day Maze: Sept. 22-Nov. 4: Fri.-Sun., 10am-5pm.
Family Friendly Flashlight Maze: Sept. 21-Nov. 4: Fri.-Sat., 6:30-9pm.
Wagon rides, giant corn pit, barrel train and pumpkin picking.
Location: 4701 Hartis Road, Indian Trail | 704-628-6232
Cost: $3 wagon rides, $3 corn pit, $2 barrel train.
Hours: Sept. 21-Nov. 4: Thurs., 9am-5pm, Fri.-Sat., 9am-7pm, Sun., 9am-5pm.
Corn maze, barnyard animals, games, farm activities, and more.
Location: 416 Joe Lee Helms Road, Indian Trail | 704-753-1299
Cost: $5-$8 for maze; children 3 and younger free. $1 for most other activities.
Hours: Sept. 28-Nov. 4: Fri, 5-10pm; Sat., 10am-10pm; and Sun., 2-8pm.
Corn maze, pumpkin picking, kids play area, hayrides, bonfires, corn hole, horseshoes, animal barn, paddle boats and more.
Location: 3718 Plyler Mill Road, Monroe | 704-709-7000
Cost: $8-$10, plus extra fees for certain activities; children 3 and younger free.
Hours: Open Fridays-Sundays, Sept. 14- Nov. 11.
September hours: Friday, 6-10pm; Saturday, 11am-10pm; Sunday, 1-6pm.
October hours: Fridays, 6-11pm; Saturday, 11am-11pm, Sundays, 1-6pm.
November hours: Friday, 6-10pm; Saturday, 11am-10pm; Sunday, 1-6pm.
Hayrides, a petting zoo, fresh apple cider and pumpkin picking.
Location: 1261 Oak Ridge Farm Highway, Mooresville | 704-664-1450
Cost: $11 per person for hayride to pumpkin patch and a pumpkin, a visit to the petting zoo and fresh apple cider. Cash or check only!
Hours: Sept. 29-Oct. 31. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch are offered Sat.-Sun. from 10am-4pm with wagons departing every 15 minutes. Weekday pumpkin patch hay rides depart Tues.-Thurs. at 2, 3 and 4pm.
Pumpkin slingshot and painting, marshmallow roasting on Saturdays and Sundays, straw castle, corn box, corn hole plus a pumpkin patch.
Location: 15100 Mooresville Road, Mooresville | 704-663-5100
Cost: $8-$11. Cash only; no pets. $1 for pumpkin slingshot. Wagon rides cost $3-$5 dollars extra and require a reservation.
Hours: Sept. 29-Oct. 28: Monday-Saturday, 9am until one hour before sunset; Sunday, noon until one hour before sunset. Some activities are only available on Saturday and Sunday.
Pumpkin patch tour, corn maze, puppet show, and more.
Location: 10390 Caldwell Road, Mount Ulla | 704-636-4005
Cost: $9-$21. Purchase tickets online.
Hours: Sept. 17-Sept. 30: 10am-6pm. Oct. 1-31, Mondays-Fridays 2-6pm. Do not miss the 1pm puppet show or hayrides, which depart at 2:30, 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30pm. A Special Pumpkin Patch event for those with special needs takes place on Sept. 23.
Corn maze, giant slingshot, checkers, hay tunnel, mini maize, hay mountain and more.
Location: 347 Bell Farm Road, Statesville | 980-777-6277
Cost: $9 for ages 5 and older, children 4 and younger free. Many activities are free, but some cost $2.
Hours: Sept. 29-Oct. 28: Friday, 6-10pm, Saturday, noon-10pm, Sunday, noon-5pm.
Corn maze, hay rides, hay art, games and a straw maze.
Location: 1424 Turnersburg Highway, Statesville | 704-768-0909
Cost: $5-$8, free for children younger than age 2.
Hours: The corn maze is open Fri. and Sat. in October, 7-10pm and Sun. noon-4pm. Fall Fun Days that include animal presentations, a corn maze, hayrides and pumpkin painting take place Oct. 27 and 28, 10am-4pm.
Pumpkin picking, feeding/petting barn, hayrides and food trucks on weekends.
Location: 13624 Providence Road, Matthews | 704-846-7975
Cost: $9.50-$10.50 (includes a small pumpkin); grandparents and children younger than 2 free.
Hours: Sept. 30-Nov. 11: Mon.-Fri., 1-7pm; Sat., 9am-7pm; and Sun., 9am-7pm.
Pick your own pumpkin and hayrides (on Saturdays). Live music and bounce house for kids available on certain weekends.
Location: 1650 Filbert Hwy., York | 803-684-2732
Cost: $5; children younger than 2 free. Admission includes hayride to pumpkin patch and $2 off purchase of pumpkin
Hours: Sept. 29-Oct. 31: Mon.-Fri., 8am-5pm; Sat., 8am-4pm. Hayrides on Sat., 10am-4pm.
Pumpkin patch, hayride, farm animals, corn maze and more farm fun.
Location: 1922 Oakdale Road, Rock Hill | 803-325-4715
Cost: $8; includes baby pumpkin
Hours: Oct. 4-26: Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 1-6pm.