Arizona Guide To The Best Pumpkin Patches

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September 13, 2018

It is almost that time of year again! The weather will soon be cooling down and the thought of Fall is in the not to future distance. It is time for families to venture out and enjoy one of the many fun bonding moments over one of the several pumpkin patches in Arizona.  Here is everything you need to know about what the state has to offer for pumpkin patches.

NORTHERN ARIZONA

Mortimer Family Farms Pumpkin Fest

12907 E. State Rte. 169 Dewey, AZ 86327
Open September 28th – October 28th
Hours: Fridays Noon-9pm, Saturdays 9am-9pm, Sundays 9am-6pm, Columbus Day 9am-5pm
Admission: $15 per person, children 2 & under are FREE (see their website for specialty package pricing)

Enjoy a little getaway and a get a teeny tiny bit of that fall feeling with a visit to the Mortimer Family Farm. Dewey, AZ is only about 1.5 hours from Phoenix and offers a lot of family fun that includes picking your pumpkins right off the vine! The 15 acre pumpkin patch offers a  25 acre corn maze, games, live entertainment, farm activities, and more.
 

The Arboretum at Flagstaff Pumpkin Walk and Fall Fest

4001 S. Woody Mountain Rd. Flagstaff, AZ 86005
Open October 27th
Hours: 3pm-7pm
Admission: $8 adults, $5 kids, kids 5 and under are FREE

Enjoy a walk through the Arboretum fall gardens on trails lit by glowing Jack-o-Lanterns. Celebrate the fall season with all the best fall traditions in your costume with hayrides, hot cider and cocoa, apple bobbing, great, spooky stories and performances by a campfire. Win prizes for pumpkin entries.
 

The Grand Canyon Railway Pumpkin Patch Train

233 N. Grand Canyon Blvd. Williams, AZ 86046
Open October 6th – October 28th
Hours: Train runs Saturdays and Sundays, Departures times 11am, 1pm, and 3pm
Admission: $27 adults, $22 children


Make your ticket reservation for a weekend escape The Grand Canyon Railway Pumpkin Patch Train. The great excursion is the perfect excuse to get out of town, enjoy the cooler gorgeous weather and the kids can enjoy wearing their Halloween costumes on the train ride. Admission includes a pumpkin. The train depot also offers a Haunted Train Car, hay bale maze, pumpkin arts and crafts, and fall themed food and drinks for purchase.
 

The Great Prescott Pumpkin Patch

Mile High Middle School
Open October 27th
Hours: 11am-2pm
Admission: $5 entry safe candy

Get a jump start on the Halloween festivities out of the Phoenix heat and head up to Prescott for this one day only event. All proceeds benefit Boys Scouts of America. The event will host various costume contests, scream contests, pumpkin carving contest, carnival games, crafts and food! 
 

SOUTHERN ARIZONA

Apple Annie’s Fall Pumpkin Celebration

6405 W. Williams Rd. Willcox, AZ 85643
September 22nd – October 28th, Weekends Only
Hours: 7am-5pm in September, 9am-5:30pm in October
Admission is FREE (bring money for the hayride and corn maze!)

Enjoy good ol’ family fun picking your own pumpkins and/or fall vegetables at the Farm and apples at the Orchard! The Farm claims to be Arizona’s largest corn maze that features 2 levels of difficulty.  The orchard location offers a “All-You-Can-Eat” pumpkin and buttermilk pancake breakfast served from 8:30 AM – 10:30 AM and delicious homemade pumpkin ice-cream, pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread and homemade cider donuts.


 

NORTH VALLEY

MacDonald’s Ranch Annual Pumpkin Festival

26540 N. Scottsdale Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85255
Open September 29th – October 31st
Hours: 9am-5pm (closed Tuesdays), Halloween hours: 9am-12pm
Admission: $10 each Mon-Fri, $12 each Sat & Sun, children 23 months and younger are FREE

One of the best in town fall festivals, this patch is conveniently located for the North Valley families. Enjoy a train or hayride out to the pumpkin patch where the kiddos can select their pumpkins. Take in the fun at the petting zoo, pan for gold, explore the hay maze, and tour through the old western town. Come hungry because Blazin’ Barbeque will be serving hot food and cold drinks daily, and specialty vendors, including face painters, are available on the weekends. They are also offer a few discount days as well as special pricing for active military, veterans, first responders and educators.
 

Pioneer Living History Museum Harvest Fest 2017

3901 W. Pioneer Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85086
Open October 13th – 28th
Hours: Weekends only, 9am-4 pm
Admission: $10 adults ($8 if purchased in advance online), $8 kids ($5 if purchased in advance online), children 2 and under are FREE

Harvest Fest is a family friendly experience with entertainment for all ages. A pumpkin patch, hay rides, gold panning, BB Gun Range, food and live music! Check the website for a list of activities and upcoming exhibits.

Town of Carefree Enchanted Pumpkin Garden

101 Easy St. Carefree AZ 85377
Open October 19th – 28th
Hours: 10am-9pm
Admission is FREE

Take in the Desert Gardens and stroll the 4 acres while discovering whimsical pumpkin characters keeping time with the Carefree Sundial. The exhibits changed daily with new carved pumpkins. Take in a live pumpkin carving featuring world renowned artist Ray Villafane! Photo opportunities with a colossal 400 lb. carved “King of Carefree” pumpkin. Activities for both kids and adults plus culinary delights and  refreshments including a craft beer garden! Don’t miss out on the family fun: corn maze, costume contests, pumpkin pie eating contest, arts and crafts and face painting. Visit website for a full list of activities.  Trunk or treat event will take place on Halloween!

 

Anthem Community Park Autumnfest

41703 N. Gavilan Peak Pkwy. Anthem, AZ 85086
Open October 20th – 21st
Hours: 10am-5pm on Saturday, 10am-4pm on Sunday
Admission is FREE

Anthem residents and visitors come together to celebrate fall at Anthem Community Council’s Autumnfest. This family-friendly event celebrates the season with fall-flavored festivities including arts & crafts vendors, carnival rides, pumpkin picking and live entertainment. Event features: pumpkin patch, entertainment, kid’s zone, scaregrow garden and an arts & crafts fair.

   

EAST VALLEY

Schnepf Farms Pumpkin and Chili Party

24610 S. Rittenhouse Rd. Queen Creek, AZ 85142
Open October 4th – October 28th
Hours:  Every Thursday – Sunday (beginning October 4th); Thursdays 10am-9pm, Fridays & Saturdays 10am-10pm, Sundays 10am-9pm
Admission:  $20 at the gate or $15 at any Fry’s, children 2 and under FREE 

Schnepf Farms has been voted by Phoenix Magazine, New Times, Sunset Magazine and numerous others as The Best Fall Family event in the valley! While this farm is the highest priced admission, it does offer the most activities out of any of the pumpkin patches in Arizona. Rides, a petting zoo, marshmallow roasting, pig races, a zip line, shows, a corn maze, and more will ensure a fun filled day for the whole family! There are also amazing food options available! Discounted ticket info available on the website.
 

Vertuccio Farms Corn Maze and Fall Festival

4011 S. Power Rd. Mesa, AZ 85212
Open October 1st – November 4th
Hours:  Monday-Thursday 9am-9pm, Friday-Saturday 9am-10pm, Sunday 10am-6pm
Admission: $10 per person, ages 2 and younger are FREE

You do not want to miss the 7 acre corn maze! Other fun activities include duck races, train rides, a petting zoo and giant jump pad. This year they have also added mini golf and weekend mule-pulled wagon rides.  Check the website for discount days and specialty days, including Adopt a Pet Day, Home School Day, and Pumpkin Paint and Take Day.

 

Mother Nature’s Farm Halloween Pumpkin Patch

1663 E. Baseline Rd. Gilbert, AZ 85233
Open October 1st – October 31st 
Hours: 7 days a week from 9am to 9pm
Admission: $5 per adult, $10 per child (1 year & older) including a pumpkin!!

This farm is open 7 days a week, and also has one of the lowest priced admissions that includes a pumpkin with every child’s admission! Kids can decorate their pumpkin, enjoy the air bounce, a hayride, straw bounce, feeding the animals, and Alexander’s Adventure Maze. This farms allows families to also bring in their own picnic lunch.

 

WEST VALLEY

Tolmachoff Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Days

5726 N. 75th Ave. Glendale, AZ. 85303
Open September 30th – November 5th
October Hours:
Closed on Monday
Tuesday – Thursday 12 noon-8pm
Friday 12 noon-11pm
Saturday 10am-11pm
Sunday 10am-8pm.
November Hours: Closed Monday through Wednesday.
Thursday – Friday 12 noon-8pm. Saturday 10am-8pm, Sunday: 10am-5pm.
Admission: Ages 2 and up $12 (visit their website for a $2 off coupon), pumpkins, train rides, food and tomato cannon are an addition cost


This West Valley farm has something for the entire family. The price of admission includes a family & mini maze, petting zoo, play areas, jumping pillow, bounce house (weekends only), and optional train rides, a tomato cannon! Food vendors are on property
 

Rocker 7 Farms: Farm Patch Fun

19601 W. Broadway Rd. Buckeye, AZ 85326
Open October 6th – October 29th
Hours: Fridays 11am-8pm, Saturdays 9am-8pm, Sundays 11am-5pm
Admission: Fridays $9, Weekends $10, kids in diapers are FREE

Another family owned farm just on the out skirts of the west valley.  This pumpkin patch has a crop maze, sunflower field, hay wagon ride, an educational barn and a kid friendly activity area.  Enjoy a day of not only playing in a pumpkin patch, but learn all about farming and agriculture! All the activities are included in admission, pumpkins and concession sold separately.

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