Find a local pumpkin patch

Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other Halloween activities in Columbia and surrounding counties in central South Carolina?  Scroll down this page and you will see the all of those in Columbia and surrounding counties in central South Carolina, 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.

Updates for December 2021

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

Aiken County

  • St Bartholomew's Episcopal Church Pumpkin Patch - pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, concessions / refreshment stand
    471 West Martintown Road, North Augusta, SC 29841. Phone: 803-279-4622. Fax: 803-279-3355. Open: mid- October - 30th October 10;30am to 7pm to Monday to Saturday 1pm to 7pm to Sunday. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only. Click here for our Facebook page. About 2,500 pumpkins. There are orange and white pumpkins, flower and pumpkin centerpieces, gourds and Indian corn for sale. The Navajo in New Mexico grow the pumpkins and ship them to the church. They set the prices of the pumpkins according to size. Pumpkins start at $1.50. Proceeds from the sale benefit the tribe and the North Augusta community.

Calhoun County

Edgefield County

  • Hickory Hill Milk - corn maze, horse-drawn hay rides,
    7 Hickory Hill Lane, Edgefield, SC 29824. Phone: 803-275-6141. Email: [email protected]. Open: See our website for current information. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. The festivities will be every Tuesday in October from 6pm to 8pm; Call for more information. Payment: Cash, only. In 2013, Festivities run from 6:00pm until dark on October 8th, October 15th, October 22nd, and October 29th.
    We will have horse drawn hay rides, a corn maze, farm tours, live music, barbecue, and of course our delicious milk!   

Fairfield County

Kershaw County

Lancaster County

  • Antioch Baptist Church - pumpkin patch ,
    3052 Taxahaw Road, Lancaster, SC 29720. Open: October 11, 2010 thru October 30, 2010 9am to 9pm Monday, Tuesday, Thursday , Friday, and Saturday. 9am to 6pm on Wednesday. closed on Sundays.. Directions: Call for directions. Payment: . restrooms available, hay rides, inflatable for the kids, hotdogs, popcorn, snow cones, nacho cheese, jellies, preserves and other bakery items for sell. Crafts are also available.
    A visitor writes on October 15, 2010: " Fall decorations and whole lot of fun. And a lot of pumpkins starting as low as 50cents. All proceeds go to help with purchase of the new church bus. Also selling 5 pounds of sweet potatoes for 3 dollars. "

Lee County

Lexington County

  • Clinton Sease Farm - corn maze, straw or hay bale maze, child-sized haybale maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours
    404 Olde Farm Road, Lexington, SC 29072. Phone: (803) 730-2863. Email: [email protected]. Open: September 20th-November 17th, Friday 6 PM - 11 PM, Saturday 10 AM - 11 PM, Sunday 2 PM - 7 PM; Columbus Day - 10 AM - 7 PM October 14th only, Flashlight Nights: Flashlight Nights Friday and Saturday;  BRING YOUR OWN FLASHLIGHT and explore the maze in the dark, Last Ticket Sold: One hour before closing ; Please see our website for current dates;`. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Our Corn Maze is open from September through November on the weekends, please see our website for exact dates of operation. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. We have an eight acre cornmaze and nineteen other activities for all ages. Including a marshmallow maze, tire maze, rope maze, fortune maze, mist maze, shuffleboard, corn hole, four square, duck races, corn snake, tractor raceway, a goat walk, and much more all for one admission price.    
  • Second Wave Coffee & Books - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- harvested and laid out on the ground or lawn, Fall festival, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, picnic area (bring your own food), birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, group reservations
    529 South Lake Drive, Lexington, SC 29072. Phone: (803) 693-5746. Alternate Phone: (706) 304-9494. Email: [email protected]. Open: Monday from 8 am to 7 pm Tuesday from 8 am to 7 pm Wednesday from 8 am to 7 pm Thursday from 8 am to 7 pm Friday from 8 am to 10 pm Saturday from 8 am to 10 pm Sunday from 9 am to 5 pm. Directions: Click here for a map and directions. Pumpkin Patch beginning October 11th to the 31st. Payment: Cash, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx. Click here for our Facebook page. NEW EVENING HOURS! Pick your pumpkin, games for kids, smore station, AND - special Pumpkin Bash with coffee and drink specials for all ages!! We also serve beer and wine!! As always - call ahead and we will stay open later for groups and special events - :-). (ADDED: October 06, 2019)

Newberry County

  • Do-Si-Jo’s - corn maze, hay rides, pumpkins
    3086 Beaver Dam Creek Rd, Newberry, SC 29108. Phone: 803-924-1759. Open: September - October Friday 6-10 pm (Flashlights Only for the Maze after Dark), Saturday 10 am -10 pm, Sunday 2-6 pm. Our fall activities include a 7 acre corn maze, hay rides, goat viewing area, and many other farm yard games for children of all ages to enjoy. These activities include a huge corn box, pumpkin bowling, pumpkin tic tac toe, pumpkin checkers, corn hole, ski ball, volleyball area, mini hay maze, and several others. We have ten picnic tables which are great for relaxing and/or enjoying a packed lunch from home. We also enjoy hosting birthday parties, youth groups or corporate gatherings during our fall season.
    Our fall activities include a 7-acre corn maze, hay rides, pumpkin patch, livestock viewing, along with many other activities for kids of all ages. Week nights during our fall season may be reserved/booked for groups. The farm may also be reserved/booked for special events throughout the year upon availability. Their Facebook page reports (July 26, 2019)  admission prices are $10 for Adults, $8 for Children/Students 3-18, Children 2 and Under are Free. Payment: cash or check.
  • Lever Farms - pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, Fall festival, kiddie (mini) corn maze, wagon rides, farm market, porta-potties, farm animals, birthday parties, school tours, group reservations
    5057 SC Highway 34, Pomaria, SC 29126. Phone: 803-321-5952. Email: [email protected]. Open: Every Saturday in October 10am to 5pm; Monday to Friday by appointment. Directions: From I-26 take exit 74 onto SC highway 34. Turn East on SC highway 34 towards Winnsboro. Lever Farms is located 7.5 miles from I-26. Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check. Click here for our Facebook page. (UPDATED: September 29, 2015)

Orangeburg County

  • Hinnant Farm  - Strawberries, Blackberries, Blueberries, Peaches, Pumpkins
    3 miles west of Eutawville on Hwy. 6. Phone: 803-492-3788. Open Apr-Aug-Oct, 8 AM-6 PM. Strawberries (Apr-Jun) Blackberries, Blueberries, Peaches (Jun-Aug) U-Pick and We-Pick Sweet Corn & Other Vegetables

Richland County

  • Columbia State Farmers Market - Harvested pumpkins, wholesale & retail
    1001 Bluff Rd., Columbia, SC. Phone: 803-737-4664. Directions: across from Williams-Brice Stadium. Open: Year round. Call for hours.

Saluda County

Sumter County

  • Dorr Farms - 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, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm, restrooms, picnic area (bring your own food), school tours, group reservations
    5225 Dorr Acres, Gable, SC 29051. Phone: 803-495-2639. Email: [email protected]. Open: October 1 to October 31 9am to 6pm. Directions: 5225 Dorr Acres Road Gable SC 29051 378 East, Right onto Brewington Road, 1.5 miles, right onto Congruity, go .7ths dirt road on left. For a map to our farm, click here. Strawberries April to June Blackberries June to July Blueberries May to August. Payment: Cash, Check, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. (UPDATED: January 28, 2017)
  • Willard Farms - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, corn maze, pumpkins, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides, wagon rides, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, face painting, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, events at your location (call for info)
    1220 South Brick Church Road Highway 527, Gable, SC 29051. Phone: 803 938 2814. Alternate Phone: 803 938 3188. Email: [email protected]. Open: UPDATE for 2021, Their Facebook page does not mention anything about pumpkins or Fall activities, so I assume they have discontinued them; If you have any current information, please write me, Monday through Saturday 8am to 7pm; Sunday's will be closed until April; Sunday hours in April are 2pm to 6pm. Directions: to Willard Farms, From Florence, I-95 South to exit 132. Right at stop sign onto highway 527. Farm is 1 mile on left. From Columbia or Sumter, highway 378 east to intersection of 378 and 527. Turn right onto 527. Proceed 2 miles and farm is on right. Click here for a map and directions. Click here for a map and directions. We minimize use of pesticides and other chemicals. Payment: Cash, Check, SFMNP Vouchers. We will offer new things for our spring strawberry season and fresh from our fields vegetables, and offer Community Supported Agriculture(CSA) programs that will fit any budget. Plan your strawberry trip to our farm and you definitely will not be disappointed. We offer group packages and welcome groups, schools, organizations. As a continuation of our delicious strawberry tours, pumpkin patch and corn maze are offered in the fall. Bon Fires, Weenie Roasts, Marshmellow Toasts still happening here by appointment. Birthday Parties*, Corporate Parties, Weddings are welcome!