Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Shenandoah Valley (Rockbridge, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland and Bath counties)? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of thoses in Shenandoah Valley (Rockbridge, Rockingham, Augusta, Highland and Bath counties), 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
The Golden Kernel - corn
maze, hayrides, pumpkins
1752 Weyers Cave Road, Grottoes, VA 24441-4500. Phone: (540) 249-4813.
Directions: I-81 to exit 235 (Weyers Cave exit), go east on Route 256, 4.5
miles. Farm on left. Open: 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Saturday, year round. Free
hayrides to the pumpkin field in October. Bulk foods, cheese, meat, and
local crafts. Specializing in sweet corn and pumpkins. Pick-your-own
and fresh-picked sweet corn and pumpkins. We also have a large variety of
produce available all year. (UPDATED: October 19, 2013, from their
Middle River Farms -
integrated pest management practices, corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, snacks and refreshment stand, weddings and wedding parties,
1744 Weyers Cave Road, Grottoes, VA 24441. Phone:
540-607-0851. Alternate Phone: 540-249-5430. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Sunday through Monday 8 am to 7
pm. Directions: Interstate 81 to exit 235. Route 256 East for 5
miles. Look for the big white barn with the strawberry on it.
Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkin patch open from mid
September through October 31. Payment: Cash, Check. We also raise
beef cattle for butchering and grow pumpkins, Indian corn, corn
shocks, straw bales etc. for all your fall decorating needs. We also
will set up a fall display at your place of business or residence!
Please contact us for further information about this service.
(UPDATED: October 19, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED:
October 02, 2010) (ADDED: May 16, 2010)
Buena Vista (City of)
Back Home on the Farm - Pumpkin patch, corn maze, straw
maze,60ft. slide petting zoo and other fun things to do.
3231 Willow Run Road, Harrisonburg, VA, 22802. Phone: 540-442-6493
or 540-434-5170. Email us at:
LynneHghouse@oal.com. Open: September and October 2006. Please see the website for more information.
Fair Lawn Farm - pumpkins for sale
in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field,
pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, we also have pie
pumpkins, tractor-pulled hay rides, Maple Syrup from trees on the
farm, Fresh eggs, Cider mill (fresh apple cider made on the
premises), porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), farm
animals, school tours
3118 Mill Gap Road, Monterey, VA 24465.
Phone: 540-468-3094. Email:
email@example.com. Open: Monday to Saturday, 8am to 6 pm,
Sunday 11am to 6pm, September 1 to October 31. Directions: From
staunton virginia, take route 250 west approximately 1 hour and
15 minutes to monterey. Take route 220 south for 3 miles to route
84 west for three miles, our farm is the large red brick
farmhouse on the right. Good signage.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. We
are known for our traditional apple butter, call us for our
cooking weekends! We are in the process of planting an apple
orchard. Tour our work in progress, we'll be picking the summer
of 2018! We are a family farm, feel free to call for special
activities. (UPDATED: June 16, 2016) (UPDATED: April 10, 2016)
(ADDED: February 01, 2015)
Lexington (City of)
The Natural Bridge of Virginia - corn maze, hayrides, haunted
house, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic
area, school tours
15 Appledore Lane, Natural Bridge, VA
24578. Phone: 540-291-2121. Alternate Phone: 800-533-1410.
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Hours are Fridays, Saturdays,
and Sundays in October; from 10am to 5pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates.
Directions: The corn maze is located off US 11 at Golf Course
Road, just south of the Natural Bridge Hotel, US 11 & 130, I-81,
exits 175 and 180. Follow the signs. Purchase tickets at the
entrance, Natural Bridge Hotel, or the Natural Bridge ticket
counter in the Gift Shop.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment:
Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. More mazing
than just corn-mazing… there are hidden scarecrows to track down
plus the ‘mazing view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the
Natural Bridge Corn Maze from Golf Course Road, just off US 11.
While roaming through its nooks and crannies make sure you get
the scarecrows’ names. Complete your scorecard with 10 names to
win a Natural Bridge prize. (UPDATED: October 19, 2013, from
their website) (ADDED: October 06, 2009)
Back Home on the Farm - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in
the field, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, haunted maze, pig
races, child-sized haybale
maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, cow train, already-picked produce (of the pyo
crop), gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic
area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and
wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for
2915 Willow Run Road, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Phone: 540-442-6493.
Alternate Phone: 540-746-0783. Fax: 540-432-0445. Email:
email@example.com. Open: Saturday 10 am to 6; Sunday 12
pm to 6; In October, open weekdays to general public 3 pm to 6;
Flashlight mazes on Saturdays in October 7 pm to 10 pm; Field trips
and private events by appointment during the week. Directions: Take
I-81 exit 245 west on Port Republic Road. Cross South Main Street
and turn right on Route 42 North (Virginia Avenue ) Travel four
miles, turn left on Willow Run Road and follow signs to maze.
Click here for a map and directions. Corn maze is open from
August 29th through November 8th; 25 activities for all ages,
including the 30 horse Virginia Carousel, 4 acre corn maze, wagon
rides, pumpkin patch, pig races and more; Check website for special
weekend events including punkin chunkin, tractor cruise-in,
children's costume contests, pumpkin carving and more. Payment:
Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Ride the Virginia
Carousel, a 1940's restored carousel that features hand painted
horses that represent famous Virginians and Virginia history. Sound
Garden – Barnyard Volleyball, Cow Train – Rubber Duck Races –
Hayrides, Native Shenandoah Valley Animals. Rent the Barn for
events! Visit the Country Store! WHOOO HOOO…. Corn maze is open for
business and the Haunt is on for tonight! (UPDATED: October
19, 2013, from their website) (UPDATED: August 12, 2009)
(ADDED: November 05, 2008)
Cave Hill Farms - Uses
natural growing practices, pumpkins for sale in the shop
or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch-
already gathered from the field, cow train / barrel train rides,
kiddie (mini) corn maze, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled
hay rides, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area,
face painting, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
Burner Road, McGaheysville, VA 22840. Phone: 540-246-1185. Alternate
Phone: 540-289-5051 . Fax: 540-289-7592. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org. Open: Thursday to Sunday 11 am to
dark; September 18 to October 31; Other days by appointment for
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Pumpkin
Click here for updates. Directions: Route 33 to McGaheysville,
VA and turn onto Island Ford Road. Take first right onto
McGaheysville Road. Take first left onto Jacob Burner Road. Turn
left into farm lane at 1001 Jacob Burner Road.
Click here for a map and directions. Sunflower maze is open from
September 18th through October 31st. We use natural practices, but
are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Check. (ADDED:
September 10, 2015)
Mulberry Hills Farm - pumpkins, farm animals
6442 Cross Keys Road,
Mount Crawford, VA 22841. Phone: 540-810-3125. Email:
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions:
From the intersection of Port Republic Road and Cross Keys Road Go
south on Cross Keys Road 4.2 miles The farm is on the right, look
for the signs.
Click here for a map and directions. September 1 pm to October
31. Payment: Cash, Check.
Click here for our Facebook page. Chose from 30+ types of
Pumpkins and Gourds, Mums & Straw also available. We also have peep
boards and a fall decorated sitting area for you to take pictures of
your family. OPEN DAILY, NO ADMISSION Fee. We have lots of new
things for you and your family to see and do this year!! Friendly
Farm Animals in the barn from September 28th on weekends until
Halloween!! (UPDATED: October 18, 2013, from their website) (ADDED: September 18, 2010)
- My Three Sons Farm - pumpkin patch-
already gathered from the field, straw or hay bale maze,
East Side Hwy, Elkton, VA 22827. Phone: 540 435-6050. Open: Monday
to Friday from 10 am to 7 pm; Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 7 pm.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
(ADDED: September 19, 2010)
Staunton (City of)
Waynesboro (City of)