Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Southwest South Dakota? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Southwest South Dakota, 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!
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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 November 2022
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
crust recipe is here! And we have
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
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
Fall River County
- Grandma's Farm & Zoo - Follows organic practices, pumpkins, pumpkin
patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic
area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals,
birthday parties, school tours
28443 Old Highway 79, Hot
Springs, SD 57747. Phone: 605-535-2158. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Grandma's Farm and Zoo Pumpkin Patch
is open from October 1 through October 31 daily from 10:00 am to
Click here for current open hours, days and dates.
Directions: Grandma's Farm & Zoo is located at 28443 Old Highway
79 in the Southern Black Hills of South Dakota about 12 miles
South East of Hot Springs, South Dakota on State Highway 18/385.
Click here for a map and directions. Grandma's Farm and Zoo
is open to the public from May through October 31 daily from
10:00 am to 7:30 pm. We follow organic practices, but are not yet
certified. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard,
Discover, AmEx, WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers. Grandma's Farm &
Zoo is USDA licensed and inspected. We are also a National
Wildlife Federation accredited Backyard Habitat for Wildlife and
members of the Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce.
- Dry Creek Farm and Ranch - pumpkin patch, corn maze, grass-fed beef, grass-finished beef,
honey, eggs, pumpkins and sunflowers
23630 Wisehart Road, Caputa, SD 57725. Phone: (605) 545-3082. Email:
[email protected]. Open: In 2022, Sept. 27th through Oct. 27th on Friday (noon to dark),
Saturday (10 a.m. to dark) and Sunday (1 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
This impressive corn maze features four difficulty levels, making it easy to ensure
your adventure is a fun one. Weekday private tours & field trips are available.
grass-fed/grass-finished beef as well as honey, eggs,
pumpkins and sunflowers. We also offer community education, field trips and farm tours. Plus, we have a corn maze and a pumpkin patch in the
fall. The corn maze and the pumpkin patch are open in September and October (hours are 12 p.m.-dark, Friday; 10 a.m.-dark, Saturday; and 1-6
p.m., Sunday). Pricing for the maze and pick-your-own pumpkins is available on our website. Contact us about farm tours and field trips.
Dry Creek Farm and Ranch facebook page.
- Lil Harvester's Pumpkin Patch - Pumpkin Patch, Farmer's Market, Bounce Houses
and barrel train rides, weddings, parties, corporate events,
8680 S Highway 16 Rapid City, SD 57702. Phone: (605) 431-7387. Open: see
their website. Rapid City's own Pumpkin Patch! You will find a variety of colorful pumpkins, gourds, straw bales, and corn stalks. Pumpkin
picking is fun for all ages! Visit our pumpkin patch for a large variety of pumpkins. Plus, Party Venues. Party venues that are perfect
for weddings, corporate events and reunions!
Farmer's Markets offering a large section of produce to choose from. Open while produce is in
Lil Harvester's Pumpkin Patch facebook page.
October 22, 2022, JBS)