If you ask me, fall doesn’t officially start until there is a pretty pumpkin dressing your front stoop. And a pumpkin from the grocery store won’t do – you need the memories and excitement of picking that gem from a great pumpkin patch Georgia residents love.
Sometimes you need just the right type of patch for your family. Is that an intimate U-pick in North Georgia on a weekend? Or an adventure-packed occasion with pumpkins, rides, games and more located near the city? Georgia has them all!
Here are 15+ of the absolute best pumpkin patches in Georgia that you’re going to want to check out this fall.
UNCLE SHUCK’S PUMPKIN PATCH (DAWSONVILLE)
Uncle Shuck’s is best known for their corn maze, but they also have pumpkin picking options, a jumping pillow, tire mountain, kids maze, and gem mining. Pick out your pumpkin, take a wagon ride, and then try your luck with the corn cannon.
If you’re looking for lots of fall fun on the farm and a pumpkin too, Uncle Shuck’s is a great choice.
MITCHAM FARM (OXFORD)
Pick your own pumpkin at Mitcham Farm in Oxford, and then stay to participate in the activities on the farm. Take a hayride to their pumpkin patch and pick the pumpkin that is just right for you.
Afterwards, take a pony ride, ride a mechanical bull, or take a helicopter ride. There’s also a corn maze, hayrides and plenty more.
A visit to the pumpkin patch is free, but you’ll need a ticket for their other fall fun activities.
WASHINGTON FARMS (WATKINSVILLE)
We visit Washington Farms every fall, and we LOVE it. Cannot recommend this place enough! Pick out your pumpkin from the patch at Washington Farms, and then stay to enjoy all the fun, fall activities they offer.
Activities at Washington Farms include a cow train ride, pig races, hayride, wagon rides, corn cannon, tunnel slide, playscape, petting farm, low ropes course, PVC slide, corn box and sand box, duck races, tricycle track, corn maze, zip line, vortex tunnel and a jumping pillow.
There’s a lot to do here and different times for different things, so check out the website for all the activities and times before heading out.
They have a wide variety of pumpkins available, including orange and white carving pumpkins, mini pumpkins, pie pumpkins, gourds and more! A visit to the pumpkin patch is free — you just pay for the pumpkins you pick. If you stay for the activities, you’ll need tickets. The price includes unlimited time at all of the activities, except the Corn Cannon, where you can pay $1 for three shots.
They also have a sunflower field where you can pick your own sunflowers, which are my favorite!
FARMER’S TABLE (DOUGLASVILLE)
Farmer’s Table in Douglasville is a locally owned business that has a cafe, grocery market, gift shop and sweet shop. During the fall season, they set up a mini pumpkin patch and offer a unique shopping experience.
Not only can you come pick out a boutique pumpkin, you can also sip on Sugar Maple Cold Brew, bring the kiddos out for a photo booth, snag a Pumpkin Pancake candle, taste your way through homemade meals, enjoy a hot Mediterranean panini and treat the family to ice cream from their Sweet Shop. It’s a one-stop shop for all things delicious and fun!
JAEMOR FARM (ALTO)
Looking for that perfect Georgia pumpkin? Jaemor Farms probably has it. Starting in October, they open their pumpkin patch extravaganza so you and your family can find the perfect pumpkin.
A visit to their pumpkin patch is included in the price of one of their wristbands. The $15 All-Access pass includes their corn maze, farm games, hayrides and access to our pumpkin patch. The $20 All-Access + Flowers includes everything from the All-Access Pass, plus a souvenir cup that you can fill full of wildflowers.
Their U-pick pumpkin patch is open daily during their October corn maze hours.
POPPELL FARMS (ODUM)
At Poppell Farms, you can take a hayride out to the pumpkin patch to find that perfect pumpkin, before participating in one of their 25+ farm activities.
Visit the petting zoo, get lost in their 10-acre corn maze, do some catch-and-release fishing, try your hand at pumpkin bowling, let the kids get their energy out on the jumping pillow or playground, take a ride on the cow train, or ride a pony.
There’s so much to see and do here, you may be too exhausted to carve your jack-o-lantern when you get home!
BERRY PATCH FARMS (WOODSTOCK)
Take a hayride out to the pumpkin patch, get some apple cider, homemade pies and other fall treats at Berry Patch Farms in Woodstock. There is a playground and baby farm animals, too.
Take note of the $5 cash parking fee on the weekends.
SOUTHERN BELLE FARMS (MCDONOUGH)
Southern Belle Farms is a 200-acre working farm just outside Atlanta with 2 acres of pumpkins, 4 acres of corn maze, and more than 20 outdoor attractions!
From pumpkin painting for the kids to decorative pumpkins for the house, they’ve got them all. They also have a wide selection of pumpkins for carving, so your family can take some fun back home with you.
After picking your pumpkin, stay for the fall festival activities. Admission includes the Ballzone, Belle’s Bubble Farm, Belle’s Barnstormer, Corn Maze, Cow Train ride, Corn Cannon – 3 shots, Jumping Pillow, Hay Rides, Racing Pedal Carts, Giant Tunnel Slide, Kids’ Play Area, Rubber Duck Races, meeting the Barnyard Animals, Seesaws, Spookley the Square Pumpkin and Pig Races.
KINSEY FAMILY FARM (GAINESVILLE)
Kinsey Family Farm is known as one of Georgia’s best Christmas tree farms, but in the fall, they also offer traditional pumpkins, as well as several decorative varieties.
In addition to your typical orange pumpkins, they also provide decorative red, white, and even green pumpkins. They also carry pie pumpkins. The farm hosts pumpkins ranging in size from the one pound “Jack-Be-Little,” to the one hundred pound “Prize Winner,” and everything in between.
There is a concession stand with drinks and snacks and a picnic area if you’d like to bring a picnic. Feed the animals while you’re there!
BURT’S FARM (DAWSONVILLE)
If you’re looking for all different sizes and varieties of pumpkins, then head to Burt’s Farm in Dawsonville. They truly have everything from teeny tiny pumpkins, to huge pumpkins you can’t even lift! Find pumpkins, sunflowers, and hayrides, plus a farm store at Burt’s Farm.
This is one of Georgia’s most beloved pumpkin patches, and it’s just down the street from Amicalola Falls State Park, so you make a whole weekend out of it. Make sure to grab some apple cider and a pumpkin roll from the farm store on your way out!
THE RED APPLE BARN (ELLIJAY)
Pick your own pumpkin out of the field or pick one out of the pile of pumpkins at The Red Apple Barn. There are small, mid-size and big pumpkins planted, including 20 varieties of novelty pumpkins, plus traditional jack-o-lantern pumpkins.
Pumpkins are located a the Apple Barn and in the field at the U-pick shed.
While you’re there, you can play cornhole, horse shoes, tractor tire swings, play in the playground & field, have a picnic and take a walk by the creek.
SCOTTSDALE FARMS (MILTON)
Typically, Scottsdale Farms‘ fall season is all about pumpkins! On weekends they offer hayrides, a petting zoo and other child friendly educational events.
Whether you need a small pumpkin that weighs less than a pound, or a giant pumpkin that weighs in at a whopping 150lbs, they’ve got the perfect pumpkin for you. You’ll find all shapes, sizes and colors of pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, hay bales and decorations.
BIG SPRINGS FARMS (WOODSTOCK)
Take a hayride to the patch and then pick out a pumpkin in the big barn at Big Springs. There are farm animals, bounce house, face painting, and more.
There’s no admission fee and parking is free.
WARBINGTON FARMS (CUMMING)
Fall is when you’ll find a pumpkin patch, corn maze, and fun park at Warbington Farms in Cumming.
Pumpkins are priced as marked, but at Warbington Farms you can also enjoy the fun park and corn maze for one admission price. The Fun Park includes a “hey” ride, petting zoo, giant inflatables, tire yard, corn crib, roller slides, swings and more.
DICKEY FARMS (MUSELLA)
Dickey Farms located in Musella, GA, about 30 minutes from Macon in central Georgia, is known for their amazing peaches. But in the fall — they go all out with pumpkins and offer tons of fun fall activities!
On Saturdays and Sundays in October, head to Dickey Farms to pick your perfect pumpkin, then stay for the corn maze, corn bin, corn cannon, jump pad, barrel train, hay ride, gemstone mining, duck races, and more.
Make sure to visit the farm market for delicious goodies like ice cream, fresh baked donuts and bread, slushies, pumpkins, apples, vegetables, and a great selection of delicious jar products!
RANDY’S PUMPKIN PATCH (LAWRENCEVILLE)
More than just pumpkins, Randy’s Pumpkin Patch is an field full of fun. Pick out your pumpkin, and then stick around for all the awesome activities.
Buy 25 tickets for $20 and participate in the fall fun. You’ll find a bungee jump, inflatable haunted house, inflatable kiddie jump, inflatable corn maze, a train ride, inflatable giant slide, a bunny petting zoo, and face painting. Most activities are three tickets. Pony rides are also offered on weekends for $5.
There is no admission fee and no parking fee for the pumpkin patch.
YULE FOREST PUMPKIN PATCH (STOCKBRIDGE)
Come out to Yule Forest’s Pumpkin Patch this fall season to experience a farm full of family fun! Located in Stockbridge, Georgia, it’s just a short country drive south of Atlanta.
Come and discover the amazing experience of cut-your-own pumpkins, over 100,000 beautiful flowers, an artisan crafts market, local food vendors, tractor hayrides, a corn maze, u-pick flower gardens, outdoor activities, the sportsplex play zone, agritourism exhibits, farm animals, realistic dinosaur encounters presented by Prehistoric Nation, a bee house, and so much more.
The Pumpkin Patch opens on September 30th and runs each weekend from 11am – 6pm, until closing day on October 29th. Advance tickets must be purchased online before you visit. No tickets sold at gate.
ADDITIONAL PUMPKIN PATCHES IN GEORGIA
- Sleepy Hollow Farm (Powder Springs). Tractor rides, pumpkin patch, corn maze, playground, and farm animals.
- Mercier Orchards (Blue Ridge). U-pick apples, farm activities, and pumpkins in the market.
- Yahoo Farm (Jasper). Pumpkin patch, pumpkin hunt on Sundays, and picnic tables.
- Oakhurst Farm’s Fall Daze (West Point). Pumpkin patch, corn maze, tons of activities, petting zoo, hayrides, and more.
- Ole McDermitt’s Farm (Carrollton). Pumpkin patch, hayride, gem mining, petting zoo, corn maze, slides and more. Cash only.
- Bradley’s Pumpkin Patch (Dawsonville). Pumpkin patch and gift shop.
- Hillside Orchard Farms (Lakemont). Hayride, corn maze, and more.
- Mark’s Melon Patch (Sasser). Pumpkin patch, corn maze, inflatables, face painting, and hayrides.
- Hamlin Hills (Forsyth). Pumpkin patch, corn maze, gift shop, and more.
- Wargo’s Pumpkin Patch (Luthersville). Pumpkin patch, corn maze, and face painting.
- Copper Creek Farm Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch (Calhoun). Pumpkin patch, corn maze, plenty of fall activities, pumpkin smash, and more.
- Steed’s Dairy (Grovetown). Corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, activities, petting zoo, pony cart rides, jumping pillows, and a kiddie zipline.
PUMPKIN FESTIVALS WORTH A VISIT
- Stone Mountain Pumpkin Festival (Stone Mountain Park). Play by day as you enjoy family-friendly park attractions and special fall entertainment featuring some of your favorite classic storybook characters! Then, after the sun goes down, you’ll glow by night in a whole new light with our nighttime parade and plenty of other not-so-spooky glowing experiences. Read More: Tips For An Amazing Visit To Stone Mountain Pumpkin Festival
- Boo at the Zoo at North Georgia Zoo & Farm (Cleveland). Held on the last weekend of October. Come dressed up and you’ll receive a free feed cup. A great alternative to a spooky Halloween. Read More: North Georgia Zoo: 5 Best Reasons To Visit
PUMPKIN PATCH GEORGIA FAQ
What are the top pumpkin producing states?
Pumpkin production in the United States is an important part of the country’s agricultural output. The leading pumpkin-producing states include Illinois, Indiana, California, Michigan, and Pennsylvania.
Is there an entry fee or parking fee at Burt’s Farm?
There is no admission fee or parking fee at Burt’s Farm. You’ll only pay for your pumpkins, and the yummy treats in their gift shop. They also charge a small fee for their weekend tractor rides.
Is there an admission fee for the pumpkin patch at Southern Belle Farms?
There is no admission fee to visit the pumpkin patch at Southern Belle Farms. There is an admission fee to participate in their fun, fall activities, and if you have kids…you’re going to want to check it out!
MORE INFORMATION FOR FALL FUN IN GEORGIA
- YOUR GEORGIA VACATION
- FESTIVALS: The 50+ Best Fall Festivals in Georgia that You’ll Love
- FALL FUN: 40+ Freaking Fabulous Ways to Cozy Up this Fall in Atlanta and Beyond
- CORN MAZES: 18 Family-Friendly Corn Mazes in GA to Get Lost In
- APPLES: 2023 Essential Apple Picking Georgia Guide
WHERE TO STAY WHEN YOU’RE PICKING PUMPKINS
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