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.
Hall Family Farm
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.
Hodges Farm Pumpkin Patch
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.
Anne Springs Close Greenway
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
Wise Acres Farm
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.
Country Days Corn Maze
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.
Carrigan Farms Pumpkin Patch Tour
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.
Lazy 5 Ranch Fall Festival
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.
Cherry Place Farm
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.
Regal Farm Corn Maze
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.
Rescue Ranch Fall Fun Days
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.
The Hunter Farm
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.
Bush-N-Vine Fall Farm Fun
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.