Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Southern tip of Texas? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Southern tip of Texas, 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 activities, so if you are looking for popcorn (many types), chocolate, coffee, k-cups or to donate to both the
Scouts and U.S. military troops,
click here and help the Boy Scouts!
Updates for November 2018
Most pumpkin patches and corn mazes usually open by mid September, some
earlier! You may also like 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 many
pumpkin and other recipes and other resources from the drop down menus at the
top of the page or the site search.
After Halloween, find a 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. 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
- Donna's Corn Maze at Billman Farms - corn maze
Expressway 83 and Valley View Rd, Donna, TX, 78539. Phone:
956-239-4504. Email us at:
. Directions: Donna's Corn Maze is
located off Expressway 83 in Donna TX. If you're coming from McAllen
TX, take the Hutto Road exit; go under the overpass as if you are
heading back to McAllen. Turn right on Valley View Road right before
you reach Rivera's Machinery. Drive about 10 seconds and you cant
miss us! Click here
for a map. 2007 pricing.
See this page for
the most current prices. Admission:$10.00 (children or adult); Stroller Babies are FREE.
Grandparents over 65 are FREE with a child's ticket. Unborn children
are free, too. (Pregnant women always save money at Donna's Corn
Maze). We also host birthday parties. Call us and set it up today
A visitor writes on October 17, 2010: "Fees
are $10 for both children AND adults. I called ahead of time to get
1st time pointers & they failed to tell me that they are a cash-only
facility (no checks or credit cards are accepted). There is an ATM
machine on site, but you end up paying additional fees. I was also
told that no outside food/beverages were allowed in. Their food &
drinks have to be purchased with tickets sold within the maze, and
their prices are way too high. I recommend that you eat prior or
after visiting the maze so that you can get your money's worth. All
the activities were fun & entertaining for the children and our kids
did have a good time. Our visit to this maze lasted about two
- St. Mark's United Methodist Church - pumpkin patch
301 Pecan Blvd, McAllen, TX 78501. Phone: 956-682-1481. Email:
[email protected] . Open: See their website for for hours
and availability. Directions: See their website for directions.
A visitor writes on October 16, 2010: "I loved it! I'm not a
member of the church, and the public is welcomed to visit. In
past years, I've taken my kids and snapped beautiful pictures of
them in the pumpkin patch. They have a nice set-up and the kids
enjoy looking at all the different types of pumpkins and gourds"
Jim Hogg County
Jim Wells County
La Salle County