Find a local pumpkin patch here!

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Southwest Michigan? Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Southwest 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.

New! We just went live with our latest website, FunFactoryTours.com - As they name implies, you can find a fun factory tour, including chocolate, automobiles, historical forts and sites, famous buildings, active Federal facilities like dams, a mint, NASA, even fun geology: like fossils and volcanic areas They're fun, inexpensive and educational! And for road trips and camping, see RoadTrippingAndCamping.com

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

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Allegan County

  • A.W. Overhiser Orchards - corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, child-sized haybale maze, farm market, restrooms, picnic area, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    6405-109th Avenue, South Haven, MI 49090. Phone: 269-236-6312. Alternate Phone: 616-836-3341. Fax: 269-236-6312. Email: [email protected]. Open: 9 am to 5 pm, daily (Seven days a Week) . Directions: From South take I-94 E via EXIT 21 toward DETROIT (Crossing into Michigan. Merge onto I-196 N/US-31 N via EXIT 34 toward HOLLAND/GD RAPIDS. Take the 109TH Avenue exit, EXIT 26, toward PULLMAN. Turn left onto 109TH Avenue End at 6405 109th Avenue South Haven, MI 49090. Click here for a map and directions. Updates: Click here for updates. Pumpkins are available from mid to late September through the end of October; Child size corn maze open during the pumpkin harvest. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers. Events: "In Search of The Great Pumpkin" A great way to get the pumpkin of your choice for Halloween and get some great prizes for doing it. Always held during October on the 3rd Saturday at 3pmRaindate the following Sunday; this contest for kids has prizes, a pumpkin and a maze to amaze. 4 to 9pmevery Friday and Saturday today through Nov. 2, according to a press release. Activities include a pumpkin patch, barrel train, hay rides and concessions. For more information, call. We have Hayrides - Seasonal Child Cornmaze - Hands On Animal Barn - Farm Market - Local Honey - Michigan Maple Syrup - Fresh Apple Cider - Special Event Weekends. Hay Rides are between the hours of 1-4 pm or by appointment. Feed the chickens, goats, alpacas and bunnies. Farm Market address is 6405-109th Ave., South Haven, MI 49090.
  • Crane Orchards Upick - apples, peaches, plums, nectarines, tomatoes, pumpkins, hayrides, corn maze
    6017 24th Ave. (M-89), Fennville, MI 49408. Phone: 269-561-8651 or 269-561-5126. Directions: Located in west Michigan between South Haven and Saugatuck. Take I-196 Exit 34, go E 4 miles on S side of the road, located with Crane's Pie Pantry Restaurant at 6054 124th (M-89), Fennville. Watch for a barn that says Cranes U-Pick on the north side of the road. Open: in early September depending on the season, call for dates; 10 am-6 pm, seven days a week; Close in late October. U-Pick has 15 varieties of apples to pick in season. Hayrides on weekends in October and a corn maze. We offer 14 apple varieties starting with transparent in mid July. 11 peach varieties with picking going through mid-September Plums, nectarines, blueberries, garden produce, pumpkins, squash, gourds, gourd art, apple shipping available Oct-Nov.
  • Dutch Farm Market - prepicked pumpkins and apples,
    6967 109th Ave., South Haven, MI 49090. Phone: 269-637-8334. Email: [email protected] . Directions: N of South Haven on I-96, Exit 26 (Pullman Rd.) Open mid-May - July 4, 9 am to 6 pm; July 5-Labor Day, 8 am to 7 pm. Labor Day to October 31, 9 am to 6 pm, seven days a week. Dutch Farm Market is a family run farm/business specializing in homegrown fruits and vegetables. Fruit pies and bakery items are another specialty of the market. Easy on/off highway access, picnic area, and public restrooms available. Ice cream shop available along with Dutch treats. U-pick. Retail market/bakery complete with already-picked fruits and vegetables. Ice cream, baked goods, pies, jams and jellies. Picnic area. Buses welcome. (UPDATED: September 23, 2017, JBS)
  • Fun Pumpkins - 2016 permanently closed 
    4764 49th Street, Holland, MI 49423. Open: UPDATE for 2016: They are permanently closed s. Click here for our Facebook page
  • McIntosh Apple Orchards - 2023 permanently closed 
    6431 107th Avenue, South Haven, MI 49090.  Email: [email protected]. UPDATE for 2023, Google says they are permanently closed.  .cherries (sweet and tart), peaches, pears, apples and plums (UPDATED: September 18, 2019, JBS)
  • New Salem Corn Maze - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, corn maze, haunted corn maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, haunted trail, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    4516 24th Street, Dorr, MI 49323. Phone: 616-681-2342. Fax: 616-681-2342. Email: [email protected]. Open: Daytime Corn Maze open Saturdays and Sundays beginning September 26th through November 2; Hours are from 11 am until dusk Nighttime maze and Witches' Woods open Fridays and Saturdays in October; Hours are dusk until 11 pm (last tickets are sold at 11pm) Weekdays are available by appointment for groups. Directions: 131 to 142nd Ave/Dorr exit, west five miles to 24th street, north 1 and 1/2 miles to farm on the left. M-6 to Wilson Avenue , South to 146th Avenue , west one mile to 24th street, south 1/2 mile to farm on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Daytime Corn Maze open Saturdays and Sundays beginning September 26th through November 1; Hours are from 11 am until dusk Nighttime maze and Witches' Woods open Fridays and Saturdays in October; Hours are dusk until 11 pm (last tickets are sold at 11pm) Weekdays are available by appointment for groups. Payment: Cash, only. Free parking, jam sessions with local musicians on Sunday afternoons, donut machine makes fresh donuts daily, new and extremely improved Woods and nighttime maze. Separate mazes for day and night. It gets better and better every year.

Barry County

  • Cotant's Farm Market - pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, u-pick apples, wagon rides
    2500 S M-37 Hwy, Hastings, MI 49058. Phone: 269-945-4180. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday-Saturday from Mid-April to October 31st; Monday to Friday 8:30am—6 pm, Saturday 8:30am—5 pm, Closed Sunday. (UPDATED: June 30, 2016, JBS)
    A visitor writes on November 01, 2008: "We LOVE it! We go every year, they're organized, clean, courteous, affordable. . They have other items to buy, but I don't know if any of it is you pick. They also have greenhouses where you can buy flats of vegetables, flower and the like for gardens. Many varieties of potted plants, seeds, etc. They have a lot they do and it is a wonderful place to go: people, atmosphere, produce, community."
  • Harvest Time - corn maze, hayrides, pumpkins, a pumpkin "maze"
    902 E Freeport Rd, Freeport, MI 49325. Phone: (616) 765-3310. Open: Call for for hours and availability; October 1st through October 31st, and schools and tour groups can call to schedule a tour date beginning September 1st. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, only.. The farm market is open to everyone, but additional activities (which vary by year and may include hayrides, animal barnyard, corn maze, pumpkin maze, obstacle course, pumpkin bowling, river crossing, games, etc.) requires admission for anyone over 2 years of age and children must be accompanied by a paid adult. Our one-price, one-time admission offers unlimited access to all of these activities during your visit. Family owned and operated for over 20 years, Our goal is to offer an affordable place for families to spend time and play together. (UPDATED: July 20, 2016, JBS)
    A visitor writes on October 19, 2010: "love it! Cute farm with a small shop selling material, sewing crafts, cider, etc. They also sell a large assortment of pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, and my favorite, the "Scarecrow To Go" - all the makings of a scarecrow wrapped up for one price. They have a petting zoo, corn maze, pumpkin bowling, a pumpkin maze, and lots of other activities geared toward young children."

Berrien County

  • Barbott Farms - corn maze, Pedal Cars, play area
    7155 Cleveland Avenue, Stevensville, MI 49127. Phone: (269) 422-2378. Email: [email protected]. Open: see our website for hours and admission prices. Directions: 5 minutes from I-94, 8 minutes from Bypass 31. 1.7 Miles South of Lakeshore High School. The Ultimate Corn Maze! So why is it that you can't tell a secret in a corn field? Because there's too many ears! The corn maze at Barbott Farms is certainly no secret! Come join the fun! Enjoy family fun on the farm at the Ultimate Corn Maze and the ever popular Pumpkinville! Adults enjoy a fun night out or bring the whole family. Groups (20+) welcome weeknights by reservation, contact us for group rates. Picnic Area and campfire pit available upon your request. A play area for both the young and the old! A great place for families to play together. Bags, Pedal Cars, Hayfort, Life Size game boards. We have two mazes that you can choose between or both if you desire. One is our Farm Scene Investigation Maze (FSI). It is similar to the game of clue. For the game, Farmer Joe is missing and there are some really guilty and suspicious looking farm animals. At each checkpoint you will rule out our animal, farm location & farm tool to help us solve the mystery. Barbott Farms Facebook page. (UPDATED: October 6, 2021 JBS) (UPDATED: June 12, 2017)
  • Dinges Fall Harvest - corn maze, haunted corn maze, U-Pick Concord grapes, U-Pick Niagara Grapes, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, horse-drawn hay rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    15219 Mill Road, Three Oaks, MI 49128. Phone: 269-426-4034. Open: 10 am to 6 pm every day in September and October. Directions: I-94 to exit 6 Union pier and follow signs (approximately 7 miles off of I-94) And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Payment: Cash, Check. general produce stand is open in July and August. In the Fall: Tractor Hayrides, Belgium Horse-Drawn Hayrides, Pony Rides, Motor Speedway Cars and Dinges Express Train Ride on weekends (unless prearranged). Pumpkin Bounce, No Left Turn Maze, Haunted House, Spooky Semi, Lost In Space Corn Maze, Educational Corn Maze, Free Large Interactive Children's Play Area Including: Peacock Palace, Baby Bunnies, Corn Teepee, Corn Tunnel, Giant Playhouse Pumpkin, Picnic Areas with Fire Pit, Photo Picture Boards...and more! Fresh Popcorn, Candy, Various Sodas, Juice, Bottled Water, Hot Chocolate, Hot & Cold Apple Cider, Free Coffee, Hot Dogs & Bratwurzt (sponsored by area youth groups on weekends only)...and more! Field Trip, Scout, Birthday Parties & Youth Group farm tours available. School Groups have an educational & fun time.  (UPDATED: September 22, 2023, JBS)
  • Frank Farms - U-pick Apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, cherries, peaches, raspberries, strawberries,prepicked produce, restrooms, picnic area
    8249 Deans Hill Rd., Berrien Center, MI 49102. Phone: 269-461-4125. Fax: 269-461-3422. Email: [email protected]. Directions: Take I-94 to Watervliet/M-140 Exit. Take M-140 South to M-62, take a left onto M-62 and then a right onto Painter School Rd. Take a left onto Deans Hill Rd. We are on the left. And for a map to our farm, Click here. Click here for picking updates. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October. Open: 7 days a week from 7 am to 7 pm. Call ahead when the weather is questionable. Strawberries June 10th, Tart Cherries 1st of July, Red & Black Raspberries July 1st, Peaches August 1st, Apples September 15th Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. We have a variety of fruits & vegetables available for sale as well as our u-pick.

Branch County

  • Stickley Family Farms - Uses natural growing practices, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, train rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, Fresh eggs, farm market, porta-potties, inflatables/bounce house, train rides (train on a track), carnival rides
    1296 Wattles Road, Colon, MI 49040. Phone: (269) 386-1998. Email: [email protected]. Open: September 25 to October 30 on Fridays 3 pm to 7 pm, Saturdays 11 am to 7 pm, Sundays 11 am to 6 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. There is a corn maze, pumpkin patch, and miniature railroad. The farm dates back to the 1840’s, and was settled as a mint and dairy farm. Nearly two centuries later, The Stickley Family has opened up this gorgeous homestead to visitors looking to make special memories with family and friends. Come visit our pumpkin patch, walk through our corn maze, enjoy tasty treats, take a hayride, ride our miniature railway, and most importantly LEARN about the importance of agriculture and how all of these elements come from the farm!(ADDED: September 21, 2021)

Calhoun County

  • Bosserd Family Farm - corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, prepicked produce, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    14721 Verona Rd, Marshall, MI 49068. Phone: (269) 967-5284. Email: [email protected]. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available in July, August, September, October. Open: Monday to Sunday, 10 am to 6 pm. Raspberries July 10 to 30th August 15th through September Corn Maze September 1 to October 31th U-Pick Pumpkins - October. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. In the fall, bring the family to pick your own pumpkins in the field, try to find your way through the 5-acre corn maze, and feed the animals at the petting farm. School tours for children ages 3-8 are available in the fall - tours include a wagon ride to the pumpkin field, your own pumpkin picked from the field, food for the petting farm animals, and a walk through the corn maze. The 2020 cost is $4 per child, and we do ask that an adult chaperone be available for every six children. (UPDATED: September 16, 2020 JBS)

Cass County

  • Amazing Acres Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch - corn maze, 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, wagon rides, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    18430 US highway 12, Edwardsburg, MI 49112. Phone: 574-370-3403. Email: [email protected]. Open: Mid-September to October 31st, Please visit our website for current hours. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: 4 miles north of Elkhart Indiana or between Edwardsburg and Union. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page. We have 90+ A-Mazing acres in beautiful southern Michigan — with a corn maze, pumpkin patch, and close to 100 attractions. Our farm opens each year in the Fall for a traditional harvest season… and more! We’re a real working farm located just 8 miles east of Edwardsburg in Cass County. Family entertainment at its best! We have a variety of pumpkins for sale at the Pumpkin Barn. Just the right pumpkins for pies, carving, painting and/or decorating. Choose from: Grey Ghost, Cinderella, Fairytale, Jarrahdale, Autumn Buckskin, and, of course — the famous KnuckleHead Pumpkin (Mr. Warty) and Red Warty Thing.We also have corn shocks to sell — bound right here on the farm with an authentic binder. Other Fall harvest decor items include bales of straw, gourds and Indian corn. (UPDATED: September 16, 2021 JBS)
  • Butler Tree Farm - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, hayrides, gift shop, porta-potties, picnic area (bring your own food), petting zoo, school tours
    21515 Crane Street, Dowagiac, MI 49047. Phone: 269-782-4650. Email: [email protected]. Open: Weekends in October, 11 am to 6 pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: Take Marcellus Highway 7 miles East of Dowagiac to Decatur Road, turn left and go 1/2 mile to Crane Street, turn left and we are 1/2 mile on the left. View website for a map to the farm. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Visa/MasterCard.
  • Sprague's Family Fun Farm - corn maze, 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, restrooms, school tours
    33120 Middle Crossing Road, Dowagiac, MI 49047. Phone: (269) 782-8578. Email: [email protected]. Open: Summer hours Monday to Saturday Fall hours Friday, Saturday, and Sunday Monday to Saturday 9 am to 6 pm Sundays 11 am to 6 pm. Directions: Take Indian lake Road South from Sister Lakes until you see our sign on the right at Middle Crossing Road Just down a ways on Middle Crossing. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover.
    A visitor writes on October 12, 2010: "I took my boys (ages 6 and 3) to the Spague's Family Fun Farm, which I found through your site. We live in IL, but were in MI at the summer house for the weekend. I was looking for a place that was on the way home, open on Mondays and had activities for kids such as pick your own pumpkins, hayrides and corn mazes. The Spagues' farm was fantastic! We had such a wonderful time. They had everything I was looking for, they were so nice and friendly, the farm was beautiful and everything was well kept. We will continue to go back every year! I have passed on your site information to friends and information about the Sprague's Family Fun Farm as well. Keep up the great work! Thanks ~Sara B."
    A visitor writes on March 20, 2010: "Great farm in Dowagiac Mi. close to Sister Lakes. Fresh produce all summer long with U-pick raspberries. Get your blueberries, peaches, nectarines, Sweet cherries, Plums, Tomatoes, and Sweet corn from Sprague's Family Fun Farm. There are restroom facilities available. Come see the six and a half acre corn maze! Hay rides and Pumpkins in the fall. Choose from a wide selection of apples including Honeycrisp apples. Kids playground completes the ensemble for some great family fun. "

Eaton County

  • PeePaw's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field where they grow, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, cow train / barrel train rides, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, concessions or refreshment stand, porta-potties, inflatables/bounce house, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    6300 South Bradley Road, Bellevue, MI 49021. Phone: (517) 617-1673. Email: [email protected]. Open: Saturday and Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm, from October 1 to October 31. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Sunflower Maze will be open when the flowers bloom, please see our Facebook page for updates;. Payment: Cash, only. Sunflower Maze, Sunflower Photo Backdrop. (ADDED: May 02, 2022)

Kalamazoo County

  • Gull Meadow Farms - corn maze, pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, child-sized haybale maze, wagon rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, school tours
    8854 Gull Road, Richland, MI 49083. Phone: 269-629-4214. Email: [email protected]. Directions: We are located 3/4 of a mile west of Richland on M-43. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in September, October. Open: See our website for current hours. Pumpkins, apples, wagon rides, corn maze, and all kids activities open from early September until Halloween. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for a link to our Facebook page.

St. Joseph County

  • Green Valley Campground - Trick or treating, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    25499 West Fawn River Road, Sturgis, MI 49091. Phone: 269-651-8760. Alternate Phone: 269-506-9316. Fax: 1-269-651-3680. Email: [email protected]. Open: September 23-25 Halloween Weekend, Friday will be Kids Halloween activities at 6pmCornhole at 6pmSaturday Bingo at Noon, Halloween Costume Judging at 4 pm, Trick or Treating at 6pmHayrides at 8pmand the MoJo Band from 8pmto Midnight.. Directions: Located 1.5 miles west of south Centreville Road (M66) on West Fawn River Road in Sturgis Michigan 49091. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Click here for our Facebook page.

Van Buren County

  • Harvest Moon Acres, LLC - corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, school tours
    18725 M-40, Gobles, MI 49055. Phone: 269-628-5401. Email: [email protected]. Open: from late September to November 1st;.See our website for specific dates and times for this season. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Welcome to Harvest Moon Acres Corn Maze & Fun Park. We are southwestern Michigan's place for outdoor family fall fun! A variety of attractions including a 5-acre Corn Maze, Fun Zone, farm animals, hayrides, and more awaits you. Come visit us in the picturesque southwestern region of Michigan! We're conveniently located between Grand Rapids, Michigan and South Bend, Indiana - near beautiful Lake Michigan. Bring your family or group - or call ahead and let us help plan your next group outing. Be our guest and have a great time out in the country. (UPDATED: September 16, 2020 JBS)

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