Looking for a local pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, gourds and other
Halloween activities in Northwest Michigan? Scroll down this page and you will see the
all of those in Northwest 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!
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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 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
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.
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
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
- Farmer White's - prepicked pumpkins, 11373 US-31,
Williamsburg, MI 49690. Phone: 231-632-1500. Email:
Directions: north of M-72 about 10 miles, 2 miles south of Elk
Rapids on US-31. Open: July-Aug, daily 9am to 8pm; Sep-October from
9am-6pm.U-Pick - sweet cherries, Sweet and tart cherries, some sweet
cherry varieties u-pick. Fall apples include Gingergold, Honeycrisps,
Northern Spy. Unpasteurized apple cider. Dried
cherries, cherry Concentrate, jams, jellies & other
gourmet cherry products. Fresh daily McColley
Friske Orchards Farm Market -
U-pick strawberries, cherries, peaches, and apples
10743 N. US-31, Ellsworth, Michigan, 49729. Phone 231-599-2604. Email
Integrated Pest Mgmt. Open: Staffed farm market open 8 am to 6 p.m.
year round. 8 am to 7 p.m. July-Labor Day. Directions: 10743 N US-31 at Atwood,
10 miles south of Charlevoix just north of C-48 intersection. Cafe, bakery, old
fashioned general store, climate-controlled fruit stand, Christmas room, Country Haus gift and home decor shop. Orchard playland and barnyard animals. Monthly
special events. Also prepicked Asparagus, rhubarb, strawberries, sweet and tart
cherries, peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines, raspberries, apples, cider,
cherry juice and concentrate, dried fruits, jams, jellies, butters, syrups, and
King Orchards - sweet and tart cherries, strawberries, peaches, apricots, nectarines,
Central Lake, MI. Phone: 877-937-5464.
U-pick sweet and tart cherries (we pit too.) U-pick peaches,
apricots, nectarines, apples, tart cherry juice concentrate, sweet corn,
fruits and vegetables in season and unpasteurized cider. Opening with
strawberries in June, Monday-Saturday, 9 am-6 pm, Sun. 12-6 pm, through
Directions: 2 locations: 1) 9 miles N of Elk Rapids on US-31 and 2) 3-one half
miles NW of
Central Lake on M-88.
- Royal Farms Inc. - pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples,
corn maze, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, haunted corn maze, tractor-pulled hay
rides, prepicked produce, gift shop, snacks and refreshment stand,
restrooms, school tours
10445 N. US 31, Ellsworth/ Atwood, MI 49729. Phone: 231 599-3222.
[email protected]. Directions: Royal Farms is located on
US 31, approximately 10 miles south of Charlevoix.
Click here for a map and directions. Open: May 1st to Memorial
Day weekend: Monday to Saturday 9am to 6pm and Sunday 10am to 5pm
Memorial weekend to Labor Day weekend: Monday to Saturday 8am 7pm
and Sunday 8am to 6pm Labor Day weekend to October 31st: Sunday to
Saturday 9am to 6pm November to December 24th: Monday to Saturday
10am to 6pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Call for
picking dates on fruit, corn maze is open September-October.
Payment: Cash, Check, Visa/MasterCard, Discover. Welcome to our
environmentally friendly Farm! Royal Farms is a boutique like farm
market that specializes in fresh quality fruit, vegetables, cherry
products, Montmorency and Balaton Cherry juice concentrate, flowers,
gifts and more. They feature an in house pastry chef, with lots of
pastries, pies and goodies to choose from. Royal Farms is verified
with the Michigan Agriculture Environmental Assurance Program (MAEAP).
Kiteley Farms - pumpkins, Indian corn, gourds, etc.
03805 Brock Road,
Charlevoix, MI. Phone: 231-547-2318. U-pick strawberries, red and
black raspberries. Fresh homegrown vegetables. Fresh herbs. Sweet corn (picked
daily), Maple syrup, jams and jellies, etc.
Also, in the Spring, pyo strawberries and a children's strawberry patch, and in
the summer, pyo raspberries . Open 8 am to 7 p.m., approximately June 18 to
for opening. Directions: Go 3 miles from Charlevoix
on M-66 to Shaw Rd., turn right to Brock Rd. Turn left, go 3/4 mile or 2 miles W of
Ironton to Brock Rd., turn right 1/4 mile.
- Moyer Creek Farms - pumpkin patch-pick in the
field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field,
05435 US 131
South, Boyne Falls, MI 49713. Phone: 231-675-3912. Email:
[email protected]. Open: daily, call for hours. Directions: we are
four miles south of Boyne Mountain on US 131.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, Check.
Coveyou Scenic Farm Market -
Uses natural growing practices,
pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in
the field, Fall festival, we also have pie pumpkins, tractor-pulled
hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm, Fresh eggs
Highway 131 South, Petoskey, MI 49770. Phone: 231 347-0011.
Alternate Phone: 231 348-1278. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Hayrides and U - pick pumpkins
every Saturday and Sunday in October leaving on the hour from 12 pm
to 4 pm. Directions: Located 2 miles south of Petoskey directly on
US131. Heading south from Petoskey when you see the lake - start to
break. Our farm comes up quick!.
Click here for a map and directions. U pick pumpkins with a
hayride is open on Saturday and Sunday in October from 12 pm to 4
pm. We use natural practices, but are not yet certified Organic.
Payment: Cash, Check, Debit cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx,
WIC Vouchers, SFMNP Vouchers.
Click here for our Facebook page. 138 year old centenial farm
just outside of Petoskey with superb views of Walloon Lake and the
Northern Michigan Equine therapy - pumpkin patch- already
gathered from the field, Fall festival, tractor-pulled hay rides,
concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, face painting, petting
zoo, farm animals
05025 Church Rd, Boyne City, MI 49712. Phone: 231-881-5590. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Saturday October 24 Noon to 6pm.
Click here for a map and directions. Saturday October 24th Only.
Payment: Cash, Check. 2nd Annual Pumpkin Carving Fundraiser for
Northern Michigan Equine Therapy. Come help us carve 100 pumpkins to
create the largest light pumpkin display! Games, Wheelchair
excessable hayrides, farm animals, Silent Auction. Food, cider,
pumpkin carving. Pumpkin carving and refreshments are donation
- Pond Hill Farm
- pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, tractor-pulled hay rides, prepicked produce, gift shop,
snacks and refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo,
farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school
5581 S Lake Shore Drive, Harbor Springs, MI 49740. Phone: 231-526-FARM. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: 5 miles north of downtown Harbor
Springs on M119. 1 mile past Birchwood Golf and Country Club.
Click here for a map and directions. Crops are usually available
in June, July. Open: every day year round 8am to 6pm. We follow
organic practices, but are not seeking certification. Payment: Cash,
Check, Visa/MasterCard. Farm Raised Meats- beef, pork, and lamb.
Homemade Canned Goods - Salsa, jams, pepper jelly, relishes, sauces,
dressings, marinara, and more! Shoot the squash rocket and feed the
farm animals and fish!. (UPDATED: April 30, 2018, JBS)
Grand Traverse County (including Old Mission Peninsula)
Orchards - sweet cherries, tart cherries, apricots, nectarines,
peaches, table grapes, raspberries, blackberries, apples and pumpkins
Acme, MI. Phone: 616-938-9160.
Email: [email protected]
UPDATE for 2021, Their website is gone and there's nothing else about them that is current on the internet - I presume they have closed. Does anyone
have current information, are they still offering pumpkins, corn maze or Fall activities or are even open? If so,
please write me.
We make our own jams, jellies, sauces & fudge. Have dried cherries, cherry
juice concentrate, bakery items. U-pick/we pick fruits in season. Barnyard Petting Farm. Mail order of jams & jellies and
Christmas gift boxes. Open Jan.-May, mail & phone orders only
(800-937-1644). June, call for farm market hours. July, 8 am to 8 pm, Aug.,
9 am-6 pm, September-December, 10 am-5 pm. 8
miles N of Traverse City on US-31 N (towards Petoskey). 2 miles N of Acme and
the Grand Traverse Resort. On E side of highway. Has "Amon
Orchards" sign on roof of building.
Orchards - pumpkins, sweet & tart cherries, apricots, peaches and
Traverse City, MI.
Email: [email protected] UPDATE for 2021, Their website is gone and there's nothing else about them that is current on the internet - I presume they have closed. Does anyone
have current information, are they still offering pumpkins, corn maze or Fall activities or are even open? If so,
please write me.
U-pick . Retail farm market with cherry products. Open July
1-October 31, 9 am-9 pm, (summer); 10 am-5 pm, (after Labor Day.)
miles N of Traverse City on M-37 (Old Mission Peninsula.)
- Gallaghers Farm Market - corn maze,
farm animals, pumpkins, mixed
7237 E Traverse Hwy, Traverse City, MI 49684. Phone: 231-947-1689. Email:
[email protected]. Directions: 3-1/2 miles W of Traverse
City on M-72. Open: July 1 to Labor Day from 8 am to 8
pm; otherwise 8 am to 6 pm. The market offers local fresh fruits and
vegetables in season. These include strawberries, sweet and tart cherries,
blueberries, raspberries, apricots, peaches, apples, sweet corn, tomatoes,
cucumbers, squash, pumpkins and many more. Home baked goods, homemade jams,
jellies, local wines, cherry products, honey, maple syrup, corn maze and
petting farm. Your whole family can spend the day at our farm exploring our
pumpkin patch, visiting the farm animals, and shopping for homemade or
homegrown fruits, vegetables, baked goods, and other items.(UPDATED: July
19, 2017, JBS)
- Ghost Farm of Kingsley - straw or hay bale maze, haunted
house, haunted trail, Trick-or-treating event,
5010 Peirce Rd,
Kingsley, MI 49649. Phone: 231-645-1447. Email:
[email protected]. Open: Ravencrow's Revenge Haunted Walk and The
Cursed Barn Haunt Event and our lights our hay maze is Every Friday
and Saturday, from 7 pm to 11pm, October 3 pm to November 1; Cobby's
Hay Maze is open every Saturday and Sunday, from 12pm to 5pm October 4
pm to October 26; Trick - or - Treat Spooky Walk is October 18th and
October 25th from 12pn to 5pm. Directions: From Traverse City, Head
south on Garfield Road approximately 10 minutes into the Village of
Kingsley. At the intersection of Garfield and M-113 take a left (this
intersection is a blinking yellow light in Kingsley). Heading east,
you will go about 4 miles, turn left onto Peirce Road Head north about
1.5 miles. Ghost Farm of Kingsley's driveway is on the left side about
400 ft before the dead end of Peirce Road.
Click here for a map and directions. Payment: Cash, only.
Click here for our Facebook page. Ravencrow's Revenge Haunted Wal
k 2014- The Farmer is back and is dealing with an infestation of
crow's. He seeks the help of the witch in the woods much to his
regret. $9/ticket The Cursed Barn Haunt $5/ticket.Fear Deal-Both
haunts for $13. Spooky Trick-or-Treat Walk: Children come in costume
to trick-or-treat through our spooky haunted walk. Cobby's Hay Maze.
Go through an indoor hay bale maze and find each stamp point to help
Cobby solve a farm mystery. $5 per ticket.
- Jacob's Corn Maze, Fruit/Vegetable Market & U-Pick -
pumpkins, Pick-your-own apples, corn maze, pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, haunted corn maze, kiddie (mini)
corn maze, horse-drawn hay rides, concessions / refreshment stand,
porta-potties, picnic area, birthday parties, school tours
Traverse highway (m-72 West), Traverse City, MI 49684. Phone:
[email protected]. Open:
2014 Maze Season: August 23th - November 2nd on Sunday from Noon to
7:00pm, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 10:00am to 6:00pm;
from 10:00am to 9:00pm; Friday from 10:00am to 9:00pm and Saturday
from 10:00am to 9:00pm.
Click here for current open hours, days and dates. Directions: We
are located 3.5 miles from West Grand Traverse Bay on West M-72. Our
farm is on the left, has a big silo, and is 3/4 of a mile past the big
Click here for a map and directions. Saskatoons available for
U-Pick mid July; Frozen Saskatoons
available after that until they sell out; Raspberries available for
U-Pick Tuesday, July 12 through mid-August; Frozen Raspberries
available after that until they sell out. Payment: Cash, Check, Debit
cards, Visa/MasterCard, Discover, AmEx.
Click here for our Facebook page. We have our very own
Horticulturist/Educator on-site. He is available to teach to any
group. School groups love him!.
Rennie Orchards -
sweet & tart cherries, apples
11221 Munro Rd. Williamsburg, MI 49690. Phone: 231-264-8387. Directions:
From Traverse City: 12 miles N on US-31 to Angell Rd. Turn right - 2 miles to Munro Rd. Left on Munro Rd. 1 miles Farm on left.
U-pick, we-pick dark & lite sweet cherries & tart cherries in July. Fall
apple season - 3rd weekend in Sep through October hrs-10 am to 5pm. 15 varieties
of apples, honeycrisp, gala, jonagold. Also pears, prunes, pumpkins,
squash, gourds. Weekday
field trips by appointment. Weekends - continu¬ous hayrides, bon fire,
teepee, small maze, and more. Open July-mid Sep 10 am to 8pm. Then through
October 10 am to 5pm.
- Westover Market - blueberries, black and red raspberries, gooseberries, pumpkins
Maple City, MI. Phone: 231-228-5514. U-pick/we pick blueberries, black and red raspberries, gooseberries,
annuals, perennials, shrubs, maple syrup, jams, pumpkins, vegetables in season
and gifts. Open mid April-October 31, Monday-Sun., 9 am-6 pm.
Take M-72 W out of Traverse City, approximately 13 miles to County Rd. 667 (Maple
City Road). Turn right, follow County Rd. 667 into Maple City. 100 yds. past
flashing light, turn left on Burdickville Rd. (County Rd. 616) one quarter mile on the
Calvin Lutz Farms - pumpkins for sale in the
shop or farmstand, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, we also
have pie pumpkins,
8576 Chief Road, Kakeva, MI 49645. Phone:
231-889-5594. Fax: 231-889-5845. Email:
[email protected]. Open: May 10am to 5 pm Monday thru Saturday June thru
October 8am to 6pm Monday thru Saturday - 12pm to 5pm on Sunday. Directions:
US 31, 14 miles north of Manistee, Michigan. go east on 9 mile road to Chief
road, 3 miles, go south on Chief road 1/2 mile to farm on right.
Click here for a map and directions. Asparagus May to June Strawberries
June to July Sweet cherries July to August Peaches August Garden vedgtables
August to October Pumpkins Squash October Christmass trees and Wreaths
November to December. Payment: Cash, Check.
- Grossnickle Farms - strawberries, raspberries, blueberries
9918 Healy Lake Rd. Kaleva, MI 49645. Phone: 231-362-3796. Email:
[email protected]. Our season opens in May and continues on into
October. We start with prepicked Asparagus in May and end with pumpkins in
October. In between we have u-pick strawberries, raspberries and blueberries
and prepicked sweet corn, green beans and a large selection of fresh garden
vegetables. Directions: We are located a miles N. of Kaleva on Healy Lake Rd.
Open: May-Oct; Monday to Saturday 9am-6pm; Sunday 12pm-4pm.
Geers Farms - pumpkins, gourds, wagon rides, harvest decorations,
Straw bale maze
5600 W. Geers Road, McBain, MI, 49657. Phone: 231-825-4032. Email us at:
[email protected]. -Open 10 am to 6pm
every weekend in October -Private groups may arrange other times -Restrooms
available inside the activity building -Watch them make donuts inside the
activity building, also available for purchase -Straw bale maze -pumpkins
are pre picked, but also some in patch for you to pick -Take a wagon and
walk out to the patch or ride the horse and wagon and get dropped off
-pumpkins are weighed on an old fashioned scale and charged by the pound
-fun picture opportunities -farm animals to pet -balloon bounce for kids
-wagon rides led by draft horses -free parking.
Pahl's Pumpkin Patch - Minimizes chemical and pesticide use, pumpkin
patch-pick in the field, pumpkin patch- already gathered from the
field, train rides, corn maze, child-sized haybale maze, goat
walk, we also have pie pumpkins, wagon rides, farm market,
concessions / refreshment stand, porta-potties, restrooms, picnic
area, face painting, pony rides, petting zoo, farm animals,
11168 N M37, Buckley, MI 49620. Phone:
231-269-4400. Alternate Phone: 231-620-1242. Open: from
September 28th to October 31st; 7 Days A week from 10am to
6:30pm. Directions: From Traverse City- Head South on M-37 for 18
miles. When you enter the village of Buckley take a right at the
yellow blinking light. Continue for 1.2 miles and turn in the 2nd
driveway to your left after the big curve. If you are coming from
the South- Take M-37 from Mesick for just under 7 miles. You will
see Pahl's Country Store on the right just before the big curve.
Click here for a map and directions. Barrel train rides,
tractor pulled wagon rides, concessions, and face painting are
weekends only; The pony rides, corn mazes, hay maze, and animal
viewing are available every day; Field trips are welcome if
scheduled in advance. We minimize use of pesticides and other
chemicals. Payment: Cash, only.
Click here for our Facebook page. We sell gourds, straw,
squash, corn stalk bundles, costumes, snacks, animal feed,
produce, decorations, baked goods and lots more. Weekend
concessions include hot dogs, cider, donuts, hot chocolate, and
more. All rides are 3$. The mazes are free. No cost to enter.