Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Mid-Ohio Valley Area of West Virginia?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Mid-Ohio Valley Area of 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 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 June 2019

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 pie crust recipe is here! And we have home 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 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.  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

Calhoun County

Pleasants County

Ritchie County

Wirt County

Wood County

  • Butcher Family Farm - pumpkin patch,  hayrides
    71 Peach Tree Lane, Washington, WV 26181. Phone: 304-863-6088. Open: April- October 10am-6pm. Directions: See their website for directions. They open by September 25, and the biggest day of the year on the farm is Fall Family Fun Day, which falls on the second Saturday of October. This event brings in thousands of visitors for pumpkin painting, pumpkin launching, apple stirrings, and hay rides, as well as classic concessions like hot dogs, apple cider, and hundreds of pounds of kettle corn popped fresh. 
    A visitor writes on November 07, 2013: "The workers are really nice and it's a nice place to be. They sell Spring Flowers from their two greenhouse. In the Summer they plant their own vegetables and sell at their produce stand. In September they start decorating for fall and have a lot of pumpkins, mums, straw, and corn fodder for sale. In October they do hay rides. They also have a trebuchet that throws pumpkins. Every year on the 2nd Saturday of October they have a Family Fun Day. Amish come and make Kettle Corm, apple cider, and Ice Cream, 4-H sells food and drinks. There is also homemade apple butter, and corn meal for sale."




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