Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of thoses in New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana, sorted by county. Some are
farms, where you take a hay ride out into the field, others are elaborate farm
stands with mountains of pumpkins and other activities and some are simple
roadside stands. Most have loads of pumpkins to choose from. To really make it
fun for your kids, look for those that have the extra activities, like a corn
maze, spook house, or hayride. There is usually a small fee for the mazes (of
course, the more elaborate mazes tend to charge more. Hayrides are often free.
ALWAYS call before you go
to confirm the info, they don't always report changes to me!
And if you know of one I missed and want to add it or correct the
information, please let me know!
If you are looking for
pumpkin weigh-offs and the US and world's largest pumpkins, see this page!
Want to do a fundraiser selling
pumpkins? See this page!
Finally, my boys are in Boy Scouts and raising money for their troop and
their trips and activitites, so if you are looking for popcorn (many
types), coffee or to donate to both the Socuts and U.S. miltary troops,
click here and help the scouts!
Updates for March 2017
Although most pumpkin patches and corn mazes are now closed, it
is time to tag your Christmas tree at a
Christmas tree farm (and enjoy a bonfire, smore, hot chocolate and
free hayrides, and often Santa visits! And next Spring, you'll want to take your
children to a free Easter egg hunt -
see our companion website to find a local Easter Egg hunt. In the
meantime, you may find a
local zombie event or Zombie Paintball!.
The world's best
pumpkin pie recipe is here, and the
crust recipe is here! And we have
canning, preserving, drying and freezing directions. You can access recipes
and other resources from the drop down menus at the top of the page or the site
search. If you have any questions or suggestions,
feel free to write me!
Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county
Click on Resources above, if you need a county map
St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church - pumpkin patch (already
gathered from the field)
3412 Haring Road, Metairie, LA.
Phone: 504-887-4801. Open: daily from October 9th (2009) from 9am
to 8pm every day until Halloween, October 31st . Directions: the
Pumpkin Patch is situated on the church property at the corner of
Yale and Green Acres Road. The church will be selling pumpkins,
carving kits, and baked goods for this annual fundraiser.
A visitor writes on October 04, 2009: "There is
a Pumpkin Patch at St. Augustine's Episcopal Church and
Pre-School in Metairie, LA. They have shipments of pumpkins and a
little bale of hay for pictures. I think the pumpkins are usually
delivered around the 24th of October."
- St. Mark's Episcopal Church - pumpkin patch
(already gathered from the field)
3245 Manhattan Blvd.,
Harvey, LA 70058. Phone: (504) 366-0123. Open: October 12, 2014
to October 31st with a Truck-or-Treat following close on
Halloween; hours are 9 am - 6 pm (Monday thru Saturday) and noon
- 6pm on Sundays. St. Mark's offers a program Monday-Friday for
children from pre-school to third grade. Please call for
information on the school program. Reservations are required in
advance. (ADDED: August 18, 2014)
- St. Martin's Episcopal church Pumpkin
Patch - pumpkins (already picked)
2216 Metairie Road,
Metairie, LA. Open: October through Halloween from 10am to about
6pm..(ADDED: October 25, 2009, suggested by a visitor)
visitor writes on October 25, 2009: " Just a pumpkin patch to
pick your pumpkin and small hay bails for fall photos "
City Park - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall
festival, tractor-pulled hay rides, face painting, inflatables/bounce house,
school tours, group reservations
Big Lake Trail, City Park, New Orleans,
New Orleans, LA 70124. Phone: (504) 300-1289. Email:
email@example.com. Open: October 3rd - October 25th: 7 days a
week 10:00am to Sunset. Directions:
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards,
Visa/MasterCard. Located at New Orleans’ City Park, Wheel Fun Rentals
Pumpkin Patch is the place to go for fall fun for kids! Fun rides like
bounce houses and slides, carnival games, pumpkins, fall themed food and
more are waiting for you to enjoy! The New Orleans pumpkin patch is the
perfect autumn family activity, so get the kids ready for a day of nonstop
fall fun! You'll be able to pick out the perfect pumpkin, play some games,
and end the day with a sweet snack! The pumpkin patch is serving up some
family fun at Wheel Fun Rentals!. (ADDED: September 14, 2015)
First Presbyterian Church in New Orleans - pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, events at your location (call for info)
Claiborne Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70125. Phone: 504-866-7409. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Monday through Friday 3 pm to dusk,
Saturdays from 10 am to dusk, and Sundays from 1pm to dusk; October 6th to
October 30th or until the pumpkins run out. Directions: The corner of S.
Claiborne and Octavia Streets between Jefferson Ave. and Octavia. From I-10,
exit Carrollton Ave. heading South. Turn left onto S. Claiborne Ave. (Note:
There is no immediate left onto Claiborne. You will need to go 1/2 block
past Claiborne and make a U-turn in order to make the turn onto Claiborne
Ave.) Follow Claiborne Ave. and turn left where Claiborne intersects
Jefferson Ave. The church and the Pumpkin Patch will be in front of you. .
Click here for a map and directions. Family Fun Fest Day is Saturday
October 19th from 10 am until 4 pm; The costume contest and Movie night is
on Saturday October 26th from 4:30pm until 7pm. Payment: Cash, only. Profits
benefit the Program of Hope Homeless ministry and Christian Education
ministries with First Presbyterian Church in New Orleans. (UPDATED:
September 29, 2013) (UPDATED: September 20, 2011)
Sugar Roots Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, Fall
festival, tractor-pulled hay rides, Turkeys (organic, not-hormone-fed),
Fresh eggs, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, farm animals, birthday
parties, school tours, group reservations
10701 Willow Drive, New
Orleans, LA 70131. Phone: 504.296-0435. Email:
email@example.com. Open: We have a Pumpkin Fest the last
weekend before Halloween every year; This year, 2015, it will be October
24th and 25 Thursday, and you must buy tickets in advance; Please check our
website for more details.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: We are 15
minutes from downtown New Orleans! We are located in Lower Coast Algiers,
just past the English Turn community.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards,
Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 10, 2015)
Wheel Fun Rentals Pumpkin Patch! - pumpkins for sale in the shop
or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival,
concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms
1 Palm Dr, New Orleans, LA
70124. Phone: (504) 300-1289. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: October 14th - 16th and October 21st -
30th: Monday - Friday from 6 pm to 9 pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10 am
to 9 pm. Directions: For a map to our farm,
click here. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard.
(ADDED: September 13, 2016)
St. Bernard Parish
- Saint Bernard Parish Catholic Church Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins, hayride
2805 Bayou Road, Kenilworth, Saint Bernard, Louisiana.
Phone: (504) 682-0980. Near Saint Bernard
Parish Catholic Church, (Expansive grounds behind church). Open October
10 - 30th, 2006. Admission to the fair is (Pre-schooled - $7.00 per child
which includes a pumpkin film viewing of Elmo Says Boo, the hayride,
pumpkin patch visit, trick-or-treat bag, coloring book, and a snack of
cookies and orange drink (Accompanying adults pay $2). Extra pumpkins
are also available for sale. Hours are weekdays from
9 am to 2 P.M (Pre-booked Students, daycares, schools). Open to
individuals on weekdays from 3 -6 PM. ($3 per child/$2 Adults).
Saturdays from 11:00 am to 6 pm and Sundays from 2 - 6 PM. $3.00 Per
Child which includes a visit to the pumpkin patch, a small pumpkin and
the hayride. (Accompanying adults pay $2).
St. Charles Parish
Montz Pumpkin Farm & Hayride -
pumpkin patch, wagon rides
17834 River Road, Montz, LA, Phone: 985-652-3672.
Open: Saturday and Sunday from 9AM to 4PM. The tractor leaves on the top of
the hour. The cost to pick a pumpkin from his
patch includes the wagon ride, pumpkin and washing facilities. (UPDATED:
October 18, 2013, from their website)
A visitor writes on October 18,
2013: "Good Afternoon! I just called Montz's to make sure they were
still running, and they are! The price is now $6 a person and they run
Saturday and Sunday from 9AM to 4PM. The tractor leaves on the top of the
hour. I figured you'd like to update the information you have on your page!
This page has been a great resource!"
A visitor writes on October 11,
2008:: "My daughter & I have gone to this every
year for about 5 years now. It's easy to get to -
just take Airline Hwy. From New Orleans, you'll cross over the spillway, stay
in the left lane, & turn left at the first street immediately off the bridge.
Follow it to the end, where you'll curve right onto River Road. The farm is
well marked, & will be on your right side, with the levee on the left. If
you're coming from Baton Rouge, you'll stay in the right lane, & turn right on
the last street before you get on the bridge over the spillway. It simply says
"Montz" on the sign where you turn."
St. John the Baptist Parish
St. Tammany Parish
- St. Peter Catholic Church Pumpkin Patch - Pumpkin patch
125 S. Jefferson Avenue, Covington, LA. Open: October 14-31, from 10 a.m. until
dark. In addition to a large selection of pumpkins, a variety of
mini-pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn, corn stalks and other items. Food and
craft booths also will be open on the weekends.
- Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church - pumpkin
patch- already gathered from the field, school tours
66192 Street Mary
Drive, Pearl River, LA 70452. Phone: 985-863-2726. Alternate Phone:
985-863-7935. Fax: 985-863-5431. Open: Chose your pumpkins or gourds Monday
thru Thursday 10am to 6pm Friday and Saturday 11 am to 7 pm Sunday 11am to
5pm food, story time, crafts and pictures on weekends. Directions: From New
Orleans take I-10 toward Slidell. Pass Slidell exits take I-59 north toward
Hattiesburg. Do Not take first exit 3A take exit 5A to LA 41 Spur. Make a
left at stop sign, go under the over pass, cross railroad tracks, stop sign.
Go straight to LA 41 Spur. At this intersection is a gas station and Street
Tammany Sheriff Complex on the right. Turn right go 1 mile the church on
left at the corner Street Mary Drive and LA 41 Spur.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED:
October 13, 2009)
- Homegrown Produce Farm - pumpkins for
sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, we
also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Bounce house,
haunted house, haunted rides, haunted trail, Honey from hives on the
farm, farm market, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties,
picnic area, face painting, Inflatables/bounce house, birthday
parties, school tours
19354 Rolling Pines Drive, Amite , LA 70422.
Phone: 985-517-1690. Alternate Phone: 985-517-0247. Email:
email@example.com. Open: Tuesday to Saturday from 9am
to 6pm; Sunday from 10am to 5pm, closed 0n Monday; September 28th to
October 31st. Directions: Go 8 miles east of Amite on Highway 16.Turn
left on Graham Road. Go 0ne mile, turn left on Rolling pines, go to
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit
cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, SFMNP Vouchers. (ADDED: September
23, 2011) (UPDATED: September 15, 2013)
Liuzza Produce Farm, Inc - No pumpkins: instead:
horse-drawn hay rides, wagon rides, concessions / refreshment stand,
restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm
animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call
56457 Holden Circle, Amite, LA 70422. Phone:
985-981-5788. Fax: 985-247-2219. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: one day only to the public:
October 27th, 2012 from 10am to 3pm.
Directions: Exit I-55N at Independence (Exit 40). Ver right off the
ramp. Turn Left on Pine Street. Travel approximately 2 miles and turn
Left down the second Holden Circle (pass up the first). Parking is at
the cabin down Holden Circle on the Right. About 5 miles from
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check.
Click here for our Facebook page. Families pay $20 for a 20 LB box
to pick your own vegetables. This includes a horse drawn wagon ride
through the fields. Activities for children include, petting zoo, pony
rides, play area, face painting and seed planting and cost $7 per
child. Private tours available upon request. (UPDATED: May 30, 2012)
(UPDATED: October 13, 2012)
Steele's Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze and Petting Zoo -
pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-
already gathered from the field, Fall festival, cow train rides,
corn maze, pig races, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins,
tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, Bounce house, gift shop,
concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area,
Bounce house, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school
56459 Dollar Road, Angie, LA 70426. Phone: 985-848-5133.
Alternate Phone: 985-966-1041. Email:
email@example.com. Open: Saturday and Sunday from
September 28th thru November 4th; Saturdays 10 am till dark
Sundays 1 pm till dark Field Trips by appointment only.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check,
Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: October 01, 2012)