Find a local pumpkin patch here!

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Northeast Michigan? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Northeast Michigan, 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! There are affiliate links on this page. Read our disclosure policy to learn more.

New for this year, see our Top Ten list of best pumpkins to make pumpkin pies and for baking and cooking. Also, our Master List of 100 Varieties of Pumpkins for every purpose. Then see this page for our easy pumpkin pie from a real pumpkin recipe.

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Updates for February 2024

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.  If you are looking for pick your own apples with pumpkins and often also fun activities, see this page.

NOTE: Many farms went out of business in the past 2 years and others are dropping their websites and switching to Facebook pages thus breaking all links to them. If a link is broken please click the "click here to report a broken link or blank page" so we can find the replacement link! Thanks!

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! And Find a a local farm market here

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

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Alcona County

  • Huron-View Tree & Berry Farm - pumpkins, U-cut Christmas trees
    4700 E Sucker Creek Road, Black River, MI 48721. Phone: 989-724-5510. Open: Call before you go; there's no recent information on tehir Facebook page; April-Dec 7 am to 1 pm. Directions: 7 miles N of Harrisville, 1/2 miles west of US-23 on Sucker Creek Rd. U-Pick - strawberries, raspberries. Scenic farm. Full line greenhouse with landscape trees and shrubs. Clean fields for U-pick berries, and U-cut Christmas trees in season.

Alpena County

  • The Farm - Strawberries and raspberries in season, u-pick. Pumpkin patch, hay rides.
    Alpena, MI. Phone: 517-727-8004. Also has displays made with pumpkins. Farmer's market. Open approximately 3rd week in June, then July, daily as crop allows, 7 am-12 pm and 4-6 pm. Call for October hours. Directions: From Alpena, 16 miles out Werth Rd. Follow the pumpkin signs. From M-65, Beaver Lake Road, 5 miles follow the pumpkin signs. From US-23 S, W 9 miles on Nicholson Hill Road, follow the pumpkin signs for 7 miles.

Cheboygan County

  • Golden River Orchard - pumpkins, and squash, pumpkin patch in the field, already picked apples
    2250 White Cedar Rd., Cheboygan, MI 49721. Phone: (231) 420-2565. Email: [email protected]. Open: Saturday fron 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday from 12 pm to 5 pm. . Directions: See their website for directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.. (ADDED: October 20, 2017, Suggested by a visitor)
  • Shovan Mullett Creek - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, tractor-pulled hay rides,
    3033 South Straits Highway, Topinabee, MI 49791. Phone: 231-290-0313. Open: October 6th; thru October28th; on Saturday and Sunday from 11 am till 5 pm. Directions: Mullett Creek Farm is 2 miles north of Topinabee on the corner of Woodmansee Road and M27. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.

Crawford County

  • Wellington Farm Park - pumpkins, historical reenactments
    6940 S Military Road, Grayling, MI 49738. Phone: 989-348-5187. Email: [email protected]. Directions: From Exit 251 of I-75 go W 4 miles to end of road then S 3/4 miles. Open: May-Oct; 10 am to 6 pm.The Wellington Farm Market is part of Wellington Farm Park, A 60 acre living history complex depicting farm life during the Great Depression. Attractions include a blacksmith, carpenter shop, sawmill, grist mill, summer kitchen and a machine shed. Costumed interpreters are available in most buildings. A great family destination!

Iosco County

  • Lixey - UPDATE for 2020, Their website says they are permanently closed. ,
    Tawas City, MI 48763. UPDATE: June 13, 2020: The owner tells me they are now permanently closed
  • Robinsons Farm and Greenhouse - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, cow train / barrel train rides, corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides,
    653 M-65, Whittemore, MI 49887. Phone: 810-294-9672. Alternate Phone: 989-240-0263. Email: [email protected]. Open: Sept 10 to Halloween weekend. Directions: For a map to our farm, click here. Payment: Cash, only. (ADDED: August 19, 2016)

Montmorency County

  • Anchor Creek Elk Ranch at Thunder Bay Resort - Sleigh Rides
    27800 M-32, Hillman, MI 49746. Phone: 800-729-7935. Email: [email protected]. Directions: From S Michigan: Take I-75 to M-33. Continue N 60 miles to M-32. Turn right on M-32 to Hillman (10 mi.). Remain on Hillman M-32 Bypass. Thunder Bay Resort is just past the second Hillman turnoff on the left. Fabulous Elk Viewing Carriages/Sleigh Ride & Gourmet Dinner - massive teams of horses draw you through the woods to see majestic elk and deer. On to the rustic Elk Antler Log Cabin and savor Chef Jan's superb gourmet dinner, prepared before you on antique wood cook stoves. Summer, Winter & Fall, open all year, call-appt. required.

Ogemaw County

  • The Howling Pumpkin - pumpkin patch, corn maze, concession stand (drinks, snacks and/or food), pumpkins (in a market, stand or shop), Bouncy castle or moon bounce
    7201 E West Branch Rd, St Helen, MI 48656. Phone: (989) 239-5799. Open: Friday from 10 am to 6 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm. Directions: directions. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only..Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (ADDED: September 28, 2020, Suggested by a visitor)

Oscoda County

Otsego County

  • Fleming Farm - corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, U-pick and already picked, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours
    4264 Martindale Road, Gaylord, MI 49735. Phone: 989-272-3312. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday to Friday from 8 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm, October 7th to October 28th. Directions: Follow north Townline road from M-32 to Martindale road; take a left on Martindale until it ends at the farm. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. Each harvest begins with a wagon ride to the pumpkin patch to pick your own pumpkin to take home. The wagon then returns to the barn for a snack of donuts and apple cider (pasteurized). The barn contains farm animals you are free to feed and pet, including goats, sheep, a donkey, calf, pigs, a rabbit, chickens and a three legged dog named Hank. Children are also free to play in the small hay maze near the barn. .

Presque Isle County

  • Higgins Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
    4750 S. M33, Onaway, MI 49765. Phone: 989-733-4450. Email: [email protected]. Open: everyday in October; Hours are noon till dusk. Directions: I75 exit 310. Go east 18 miles to Onaway. Signs are posted during October. One mile from town. . Click here for a map and directions. Middle of September thru the end of October; Pumpkins, gourds, Indian corn, fall squash, corn stalks. Payment: Cash, Check, SFMNP Vouchers.
  • Knaebe's Mmmunchy Krunchy Apple Farm and Cider Mill - Apples, Cider Mill
    2622 Karsten Rd, Rogers City, MI, Phone: 989-734-2567. Email: [email protected]. Open: Saturday of Labor Day Weekend thru Thanksgiving Weekend, on Tuesday to Saturday from 9 am to 5:30 pm (5 pm in Nov), Sunday from 11 am to 5:30 pm, Closed on Mondays - except Labor Day Stuff. Wednesdays: Senior Days - 10% off and NO rowdy kid tours! (Just rowdy old folks!) Weekends: Horse drawn wagon rides and Pony rides for kids (September & Oct) - approx. 11:30 am to 4:30 pm (except in icky weather) We do school tours Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays from mid-September thru mid-October. Tour cost $3.50 per person (minimum charge $35.00) Cost may be a tad higher for adult groups. All tours must be scheduled in advance. Call as soon as possible to book your tour as weather becomes a factor in late October. All activities are out-of-doors. Tours include: A walk thru the orchard to learn how we grow apples A wagon ride to pick one apple per child Teaching in the tent ("What to do with all those apples") A glass of fresh cider & a donut A visit with the animals A small gift to take home Send Dad & the kids outside (with their sticky delicious caramel apples) to visit our small but obnoxious animal farm or play in the kid yard while you shop our Appleseeds Mercantile. We have 13 acres and 32 varieties of dwarf & semi-dwarf apple trees. Our eclectic old barn is stuffed with crates of fresh apples (We picks 'em, You bags 'em), fresh unpasteurized cider, honey, local maple syrup, our own spicy apple butter, and a large selection of jams n' jellies and other Michigan and Midwest goodies. "Ma's Kitchen" has "from scratch" apple pies, etc.Click here for a link to our Facebook page. (UPDATED: October 12, 2016, JBS)

Roscommon County

  • None found in this county yet. Write me if you know of any!

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