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

Especially this year, due to Coronavirus, be sure to click on the links (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to confirm this year's dates on the website for each festival. If they don't have a website, call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S DATES AND TIMES BY EITHER VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE OR CALLING.

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.

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 September 2020

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.

Keep in mind, many farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and Haunted Houses are trying to cope with rapidly changing state COVID requirements: ALWAYS see their own website, Facebook page or call them before you go.

NOTE: Many of the farms are dropping their websites and switching to Facebook pages - but they don't tell anyone, including search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo or us, or redirect their website,  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!

Pumpkin Patch Listings, by county

Click on Resources above, if you need a county map

Andrew County

  • Hunts/Grandview Orchard - pumpkin patch, hayrides, orchard, restrooms, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, picnic area, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals
    14615 State Route K, Amazonia, MO 64421. Phone: (816) 475-3441. Open: Call for for hours and availability. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard .
    A visitor writes on October 08, 2010: "I love it! I go there every year, and take my son."

Atchison County

  • Lesher Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, prepicked produce, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    11519 State highway F, Westboro, MO 64498. Phone: 660-623-4012. Email: tllesher@iamotelephone.com. Directions: North of Tarkio, Missouri 7 miles on highway 59, then west on route B 3 miles, then 1 1/2 miles on highway F. Crops are usually available in October. Open: See our website for current hours. Payment: Cash, Check. We grow a variety of fruits and vegetables including asparagus, sweet corn tomatoes, and strawberries.

Buchanan County

  • Schweizer Orchard - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, train rides, corn maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, Pick-your-own apples, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
    5455 S.E. State Route FF, St. Joseph, MO 64507. Phone: 816-232-3999. Directions: I-29 exit 44. East on 169 Hwy approx 1 mile to FF. South (right) on FF for 1/2 mile. Orchard is located on the left side of the road. And for a map to our farm, click here. Crops are usually available in June, July, August, September, October, November. Open: Normally we open full time starting the last of June. Monday thru Saturday 9am to 5:30pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm Strawberries typically last week of May and first two weeks of June, Opening for the season end of June for peaches. Blackberries July. Apples starting in August. Pumpkins in September. Mazes usually last week in August. Pumpkin patch opening in September. Train and hayrides only on Saturday and Sunday (weather permitting) starting last week of September. Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page.  

Clinton County

  • Jingle Bell Trees and Pumpkins  - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, kiddie (mini) corn maze, we also have pie pumpkins, gift shop, face painting
    Rural Lathrop, Missouri 7821 SE 240th Street, Lathrop, MO 64465. Phone: 8167403732. Alternate Phone: 8168034223. Email: jinglebt@grm.net. Open: Saturday and Sunday, from 10 am to 5 pm, October, 2015. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: I-35 to exit ramp 40, Lathrop-Polo exit; South 2 miles on Powell Road across from Trex Mart; first left on 240th Street - 3rd driveway on the right. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Conestoga Wagon for photos, new gift shop, pumpkin painting, a real tree and pumpkin farm and space to run around, small corn field to run through, no cover fee, treats, many kinds of pumpkins and squash and decorative corn, playyard for young children. (UPDATED: September 26, 2015) Many varieties of pumpkins available, gourds, decorative corn; sizes vary. (UPDATED: September 26, 2015
  • TTL Farms - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
    407 North Ridge, Turney, MO 64493. Phone: 816-592-0349. Alternate Phone: 816-664-2010. Email: tkc2018@gmail.com. Open: Through September 15 Thursday, 2014. Directions: Interstate 35, Lathrop/Polo exit, Highway 116 West, A Highway North, H Highway East, North Ridge Road North for 1/2 a mile. Payment: Cash, Check. We sell wholesale pumpkins for $.15 cents per lbs. We can deliver anywhere in the Kansas City/ St. Joseph area if you buy 300$ or more in pumpkins. We have pumpkins from volleyball to big beach ball size. We have small pumpkins that are great for kids and also Phat Jacks. Phat Jacks are a big pumpkin with a large stem that looks great. Call or email if you are interested. This is a summer project for my children. .

Grundy County

  • Watkins Pumpkins - pumpkins winter squash tomatoes in season
    376 hwy c, Spickard, MO, 64679. Phone: 660-485-6128. Email us at: watkins@grm.net. Open: for pumpkins from September 25 thru October 25;  tomatoes June 10 thru Sept; squash July thru October. Pick your own or choose from what is already harvested.

Harrison County

Holt County

Livingston County

  • Papa Charlie's Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn maze, train rides, petting zoo, longhorn cattle, straw castles, concessions, birthday parties
    8554 Liv 511, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Phone: 660-646-4037. Open: Octobert 2 to 31, daily from 10 am to 6 pm. Directions: See their website for directions. Payment: Cash, only.. This is an AMAZING pumpkin patch with rides etc.

Nodaway County

  • Amaizing-Acres - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, cow train rides, corn maze, corn cannon, tractor-pulled hay rides, Bounce house, concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, picnic area, school tours
    34087 Impala Trl, Barnard, MO 64423. Phone: 325-555-0125. Email: amaizing_acres@yahoo.com. Open: Friday Saturday and Sunday September 16th to October 31st Monday - Thursday Field Trips Only Friday Field Trips 9am to 3pm Friday 4 pm to 7pm Saturday 9am to 7pm Sunday 10am to 7pm. Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: From Street Joseph MO: From I-29 take US-71 Exit North. Drive 24 miles to 340th Street, turn left (west) go 1/2 mile. Directions: From Maryville MO Take US-71 South at Kawasaki go 6 miles to 340th Street, turn right (west) go 1/2 mile. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard. Click here for our Facebook page.
  • Dot Family Farms - 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, we also have pie pumpkins, birthday parties, school tours
    25371 State Highway 46, Maryville, MO 64468. Phone: 660-562-9977. Email: coveyheadquarter@hotmail.com. Open: From September 29 to October 28, 2012; every Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5. Directions: Located 2 miles west of business 71 and 46 highway Planted between the Maryville Country Club and the airport - 25371 State highway 46. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Jack-o-lantern and pie pumpkins, gourds, giants, straw bales, indian corn, fall festival decorations, call to reserve your wedding decorations or birthday parties. Click here for our Facebook page