Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Charleston and Southwestern West Virginia?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of thoses in Charleston and Southwestern West Virginia, 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 April 2017

Although most pumpkin patches  and corn mazes are now closed,  it is time to tag your Christmas tree at a local 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 pie crust recipe is here! And we have home 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

Boone County

Cabell County

  • Cooper Farms, LLC. - corn maze, hayrides, cow train.
    Rt 60 Milton, WV 25541. Phone: 304-743-0548 or phone: 304-634-MAZE(6293). Email: kimybeee@charter.net. Try reaching us by email first - it's faster! Directions: Parking behind Milton Middle School. Open: from Friday, September 8th, 2006 to Tuesday, October 31st (haunted), hours: closed Monday; Tuesday through Thursday are reservations only, Friday 5pm to 10pm, Saturday noon to 10pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm. E-mail your reservation for your group and receive a special group rate!! Haunted maze, Free wagon rides during the regular maze, Concessions & Glowsticks available. Scouts, 4-H or Sports teams and Church groups are welcome! Birthday parties are unique and fun at the Maize!!
  • Doctor Dekays House of Screams - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted house, haunted trail, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms
    4200 Boyscout Rd, Ona, WV 25545. Phone: n/a. Email: doctordekay@zoominternet.net. Open: See our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Weekends in October Check our website for additional information. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: October 03, 2010)
  • West Virginia Pumpkin Festival - pumpkins and lots of fun activities
    Milton, WV. Phone: Correct phone number is unknown (it ois NOT the number that ends in 9222). Email: info@wvpumpkinpark.com. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Event dates: early October. See their website for current dates! Mailing address is P O Box 358, Milton, WV 25541. (UPDATED: October 08, 2008)

Clay County

  • Lazy J Farms - corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, haunted corn maze,
    1145 Ossia Road, Duck, WV 25063. Phone: 304-644-8887. Alternate Phone: 304-286-4225. Email: lajackson@frontiernet.net. Open: Friday and Saturday 6 to 11 pm October 2 pm to 31. Directions: Exit 40 off Interstate 79 south on Route 16 for 1/2 mile to Ossia road. Corn maze is on the left. Corn maze is open every Friday and Saturday night 6 to 11 pm; Watch for new events each weekend. Payment: Cash, only. (UPDATED: September 15, 2015) (ADDED: September 14, 2015)

Jackson County

Kanawha County

  • Scareview Grave Schoul - haunted house, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties
    High Street, Saint Albans, WV 25177. Phone: 304-546-5151. Open: Friday and Saturday 7 pm to midnight September 27 to October 31 and November 1. Directions: Turn left at West Side Volunteer Fire Department (West Main Street Saint Albans) onto Coal River Road. Turn onto High Street at the first fork in the road. School is located on your right on the hill. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Price of admission is $10 per person or $8 per person with a can food donation per person. This haunted house is sponsored by West Side Volunteer Fire Department. All food donations go to Christ's Kitchen/Food bank. Proceeds from ticket sales go to the FD for training, equipment etc to help us better serve our community. (ADDED: October 10, 2014)

Lincoln County

Logan County

Mason County

  • Valley Volunteer Fire Department "Field of Screams" haunted corn maze - haunted corn maze
    Huntington Road ( WV Route 2 ), Apple Grove , WV, 25502. Phone: 304-576-2237. Email us at: mwears@hotmail.com. The maze runs every weekend in October from dusk till? Usually we end around 1:00 a.m. but as long as the crowd is there we will be open. The 2007 admission prices are as follows: $7.00 ages 11-adult,$5.00 ages 3-10, ages 2 and under free with adult. We have a farm based jungle gym for the kids to play on, concessions and restroom facilities on site, the maze itself is over 3700 feet total length of shear haunted terror. We do not allow any type of lighting (flashlights, etc.) in the maze, however if you are scared of the dark we will be selling glow sticks to help illuminate your journey into the maze. We are a family type maze, therefore we have a zero tolerance policy towards drinking or drug activity on the property or prior to your arrival there. Plain clothes officers will be on site if the need arises. There will be an auction every Friday night inside the fire station..

Mingo County

Putnam County

  • Gritt's Farm - pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, train rides, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, goat walk, we also have pie pumpkins, wagon rides, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, pedal kart track, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    864 Gritt Road, Buffalo , WV 25033. Email: grittsfarm@gmail.com. Open: Monday from 10 am to 7 pm; Tuesday Closed (open to school groups only on Tuesdays); Wednesday - Closed; Thursday from 10 am to 7 pm; Friday from 10 am to 7 pm; Saturday from- 10 am to 7 pm; Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Route 62 below Eleanor, turn right on Midway Road, follow to end of road, turn right, go 1/4 mile turn left onto Gritt Road, go 1 mile to farm. Signs posted at each turn from Route 62. For a map to our farm, click here. 2016 Fun Farm and Corn Maze September 17th through October 30th. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: August 25, 2016)  (UPDATED: September 12, 2013) . (UPDATED: September 07, 2012) (ADDED: September 24, 2010) (UPDATED: September 13, 2011)  (UPDATED: September 22, 2012)
  • Little Patch on the Lane - Follows organic practices, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, farm market, farm animals
    301 Teays Lane, Teays Valley, WV 25526. Phone: 304--300-4763. Email: thelittlepatch@aol.com. Open: Beginning on the 1st weekend in August, 2009 (rain delayed the crops) and then until the end of Pumpkin season. Directions: Exit 39 of I-64. Turn left if coming from Charleston, right if you are coming from Huntington onto Route 34. Drive 1.5 miles until you see CVS & Appalachian Tire on your left. Teays Lane is between those two businesses. Turn left onto Teays Lane and follow the road approximately 1/2 a mile to the railroad crossing. Cross the tracks turning right. Little Patch on the Lane will be immediately to the left. Click here for a map and directions. Open for other vegetables throughout the summer; Pumpkin season will begin early to mid September; We will update with more absolute hours and dates as the punkin's grow; We have to rely on Mother Nature to do her job, and can't set our watches by her just yet. We follow organic practices, but are not seeking certification. Payment: Cash, only. We have many varities of edible heirloom and carving pumpkins. Family and friends have enjoyed our veggies and punkin' patch for many years. We hope to continue and expand in the coming years. We hope you will enjoy the experience! Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: June 09, 2009) (UPDATED: March 11, 2012)
  • V and J Farms - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, we also have pie pumpkins, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides,
    49 Buffalo Road, Buffalo, WV 25033. Phone: 304-755-4300. Open: Beginning September 19,2014 thru October19,2014 Friday 5:00pm to 7:00pmSaturday 12:00pm to 7:00pm Sunday 1:00pm to 7:00pm. Directions: In Buffalo WV (Putnam County) 5 miles past the Buffalo High School go across railroad track first farm on the right hand side Look for our signs along the road. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Our farm where there is a real pumpkin patch to go into, a petting zoo with farm animals, pony rides, and hayrides Its real country lifestyle where kids can be kids. (UPDATED: September 23, 2014) (UPDATED: December 25, 2010)

Roane County

Wayne County

  • The Pumpkin House - A private residence adorned with thousands of carved pumpkins
    748 Beech St., Kenova, WV. Near Huntington, West Virginia. They pan to display 2,800 pumpkins in 2005. It is quite a sight to behold.

 

 

 

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