With the weather cooling off this week, it’s the perfect time to take the family out to a pumpkin patch! There are a variety of places in Arizona to pick a perfect pumpkin and enjoy other attractions such as corn mazes and hayrides. Here are four of our favorite pumpkin patches throughout Arizona to visit this fall:
Justice Brothers Pumpkin Patch and Farm Stand
Follow the signs to Justice Brothers’ farm stand on Peoria Avenue west of Bullard Avenue in the West Valley. Select an Arizona-grown pumpkin, then visit the free pumpkin decorating station. Snap a selfie or other pic at the variety of photo ops throughout the pumpkin patch.
Details: Noon-5 pm Mondays and Fridays; 8am-2pm Saturdays and Sundays (closed Tuesdays-Thursdays), 14629 W. Peoria Ave., Waddell. Admission is free; pumpkins cost $2-$13. 602-463-8469, www.justicebrothersupick.com.
MacDonald’s Ranch Pumpkin Patch
Old MacDonald has a pumpkin patch, plus activities including a petting zoo, panning for gold, hay-bale maze, pedal car and track for the kids, lawn games and photo areas. Additional activities for an extra cost include pony rides for children 10 and younger, the Main Train and pumpkins.
Details: 9am-5pm (closed Tuesdays), 26540 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale. $12 on Saturdays and Sundays; $10 on weekdays; free for age 23 months and younger. Check website for information on discounts and discount days. 480-585-0239, www.macdonaldsranch.com.
Pumpkin Fest & Corn Maze at Mortimer Family Farms
Whether you want to walk through the custom-designed corn maze or gather pumpkins, this attraction near Prescott has plenty of options to pick from. Admission includes the corn maze, farm-inspired rides, ropes course, pillow jump, zip lines and more. Fridays through Sundays, enjoy shows and entertainment, Grain Train, Barrel Train and hayrides.
Details: Check website for current hours and pricing. 12907 E. State Route 169, Dewey. www.mortimerfarmsaz.com.
Mother Nature’s Farm Halloween Pumpkin Patch
Spend the day with the family at the 47-acre Mother Nature’s Farm. The pumpkin patch is stocked daily with fresh pumpkins that range from 1 ounce to 500 pounds. Admission to the pumpkin patch includes a hayride, spider web crawl, feeding the animals and Alexander’s Adventure Maze. Bring a lunch and hang out at the picnic tables or grassy fields; food and fall decorations are also available to purchase at Maneau’s Munchies.
Details: 9am-9pm through October 31st. 1663 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert. $10. 480-892-5874, www.mothernaturesfarm.com.
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