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. Make a farm animal friend, and burn some energy on a farm playground.
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.
Enjoy Hall Family Farm for its final season in Charlotte. Activities, include the mini maze, duck race and bouncy balls, plus a 5-acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, pedal carts and musical hayride.
Location: 10713 Providence Road W. (near Ballantyne) | 704-562-4021
Cost: Corn maze, pedal carts and hayrides: $2-$8. Children younger than age 2 free. Other kids’ activities are free.
Hours: Sept. 27-Nov. 11. Sun.-Thurs., 9am-6pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-10pm.
Enjoy hayrides, pumpkin picking, photo opportunities on the farm, a self-guided tour of farm animals and hay bales for climbing.
Location: 3900 Rocky River Road E. | 704-608-8897
Cost: Free admission. Pumpkins start at $5. Hayrides, available only on Saturday and Sunday, are $5 per person, children 3 and younger ride for free with a paying adult.
Hours: Sept. 28-Oct. 31. Mon.-Sun., 9am-6pm.
Take a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch, slide down Slidezilla, play on the farm-themed playground, see the barn animals, plus have an ice cream served in an ice-cream parlor setting.
Location: 12150 McManus Road, Midland | 704-888-2891
Cost: $5.50 for ages 2 and older.
Hours: Oct. 1-31. Mon.-Fri., 3:30-6pm; Sat., 10am-6pm; and Sun., 1-6pm.
Fall Frolic weekends include wagon rides, hay bale mazes, a corn crib, farm animals, pedal carts, horse rides, a pumpkin patch, hay gaga ball, cow train and more.
Location: Lake Haigler Entrance, 2573 Lake Haigler Drive, Fort Mill | 803-548-7252
Cost: $6-$12. Kids under age 4 admitted free. $5 parking fee.
Hours: Last three weekends in October, 10am-4pm. Horse rides available Sat., 11am-3pm and Sun., 1-4pm.
Photo: Courtesy of Anne Springs Close Greenway
Jump in the giant corn pit, ride the barrel train, pick a pumpkin and feed the farm animals.
Location: 4701 Hartis Road, Indian Trail | 704-628-6232
Cost: $5 per car parking fee first three weekends in October.
Free admission to farm and playground, $3 wagon rides, $3 corn pit, $2 barrel train and $2 for unlimited trips through the corn maze.
Hours: Sept. 20-Nov. 3. Thurs., 9am-5pm; Fri.-Sat., 9am-7pm; and 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 other farm activities or $18 for unlimited wristband.
Hours: Sept. 27-Nov. 3: Fri, 5-10pm; Sat., 10am-10pm; and Sun., 2-8pm.
Corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin bowling, kids play area, gem mining, cornhole, horseshoes, animal barn and more.
Location: Aw Shucks, 3718 Plyler Mill Road, Monroe | 704-709-7000
Cost: $8-$13, plus extra fees for certain activities, children 3 and younger admitted free.
Hours: Sept. 20-Nov. 10; Fri.-Sun.,
September hours: Fri., 6-10pm, Sat., 11am-10pm; Sun., 1-6pm.
October hours: Fri., 6-11pm, Sat., 11am-11pm, Sun., 1-6pm.
November hours: Fri., 6-10pm; Sat., 11am-10pm; and Sun., 1-6pm.
Hayrides, farm animals, fresh apple cider and pumpkin picking. Guests ages 12 and older may also be interested in Scarrigan Farms.
Location: 1261 Oak Ridge Farm Highway, Mooresville | 704-664-1450
Cost: $11 per person for hayride to pumpkin patch and a pumpkin. Cash or check only.
Hours: Oct. 1-Oct. 31, Sat.-Sun., 9am-4pm.
Pumpkin slingshot, animals, straw castle, corn box, corn hole plus a pumpkin patch.
Location: 15100 Mooresville Road, Mooresville | 704-663-5100
Cost: $8-$11, children younger than 2 admitted free. Cash only. $1 for pumpkin slingshot. Wagon rides cost $3-$5 dollars extra and require a reservation.
Hours: Oct. 5-27. Mon.-Sat., 9am-6pm; and Sun., noon-6pm.
Pumpkin patch tour, corn maze, playground, barrel train, hayrides, and more. See website for special event weekends.
Location: 10390 Caldwell Road, Mount Ulla | 704-636-4005
Cost: $7-$21. Purchase tickets online.
Hours: Sept. 21-Oct. 27. Sat. and Sun., 10am-6pm; and Mon.-Fri., 2-6pm. Weekday hours begin in October. In addition to weekends, hayrides depart on weekdays at 2:30, 3:30, 4:30 and 5:30pm. A Special Pumpkin Patch event for those with special needs takes place on Oct. 31.
Explore the pumpkin patch, and 2-acre corn maze, plus hayrides and farm animals.
Location: 1922 Oakdale Road, Rock Hill | 803-325-4715
Cost: $8, ages 1 and younger admitted free, includes baby pumpkin.
Hours: Weekends throughout October. Sat. 10am-6pm; and Sun. 1-6pm.
Corn maze, giant slingshot, checkers, hay tunnel, mini maize, hay mountain and more.
Location: 347 Bell Farm Road, Statesville | 980-777-6277
Cost: $9, children 4 and younger free. Many activities are free, but some cost $2.
Hours: Sept. 28-Oct. 27, Fri., 6-10pm, Saturday, noon-10pm, Sunday, noon-5pm.
Hayrides, games, animal presentations, apple chucking, playground and corn maze.
Location: 1424 Turnersburg Highway, Statesville | 704-768-0909
Cost: $7-$12, free for children younger than age 2. Corn maze is additional $10 per adult and $5 for children 13 and younger.
Hours: Sept. 28-Oct. 27, Sat., noon-5pm, Sun., 1-5pm. The corn maze will stay open until 9pm on Saturdays.
Pumpkin picking, feeding/petting barn, hayrides and food trucks on weekends.
Location: 13624 Providence Road, Matthews | 704-846-7975
Cost: $9-$10 (includes a small pumpkin), grandparents and children younger than 2 free.
Hours: Sept. 28-Nov. 16. Mon.-Fri., 1-7pm; Sat., 9am-7pm; and Sun., 9am-7pm.
Wagon rides, pick-your-own pumpkins, corn box, observation beehive, and play area for kids.
Location: 1650 Filbert Hwy., York | 803-684-2732
Cost: $5 per wagon ride to pumpkin patch, ages 2 and younger free. Wagon ride includes $2 off purchase of pumpkin.
Hours: Sat., Sept. 28-Oct. 26, 9am-4pm.