The Great Pumpkin: 12 Pumpkin Patches We Love in Dallas

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The best part of fall is heading to the local pumpkin patch to pick a pumpkin with your kids. These Dallas pumpkin patches are just a short drive from the city center, but you’ll feel far away in farmland with corn mazes, hayrides and apple cider donuts. Get your fill of fall and Halloween at one of the best pumpkin patches for kids near Dallas.

The Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch
This spot at the Double Oak Ranch offers hundreds of pumpkins, corn stalks, hay bales and tasty autumnal refreshments for visitors. You pay for parking here ($5 weekdays, $10 weekends) and then all of the on-site activities are free. The kids will especially love the merry-go-round and the hay bale maze. Come back for "Christmas in the Country" which opens the day after Thanksgiving.

5100 Cross Timbers Rd.
Flower Mound, TX
Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

COVID-19 Update: Reservations are required. Masks are recommended. 

St. James Pumpkin Patch
This pumpkin patch tops our list for convenience. Open daily Oct. 2-Oct. 31, this no-frills spot offers hundreds of pumpkin for sale and the proceeds support the church's youth group.

9845 McCree Rd.
Dallas, TX
Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

Pumpkins on the Prairie
Come enjoy a vibrant pumpkin patch busy with face painting, shaved ice, and more! On Oct. 16, look out for the petting zoo that will be visiting and the Oct. 30 Fall Festival event that will include some trick-or-treating. There is no entry fee to the pumpkin patch, but some items and activities do have costs.

3521 Main St.
Frisco, TX

Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

COVID-19 Update: Unvaccinated visitors are asked to wear a mask and social distance.

Blase Family Farm
With a petting zoo, a hay maze, a hay ride, and more, there are lots of fun things to do at the Blase Family Farm Pumpkin Patch! ​The cost is $9.00 per person while children ages 23 months and under are free. Pumpkins are $1.00 - $25.00 each, depending upon the size of the pumpkin. ​Monday-Friday admission includes the petting zoo, hayride, and a small pumpkin. Saturday and Sunday admission includes the petting zoo, hayride, and a hot dog. Reservations are required.

1232 E Fork Rd.
Rockwall, TX

Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

Team Family Farm Pumpkin Patch
Come make amazing fall memories at the Team Family Farms Pumpkin Patch Festival! You'll find activities like barrel train rides, hay mazes, games, music and animal feeding. Don't forget to find your perfect pumpkin in the pumpkin patch. You'll have the opportunity to come back during the holidays for Christmas on the farm!

1042 W Sherman Dr.
Aubrey, TX

Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

5G Farm Pumpkin Patch
This is the place to choose your favorite pumpkin! Here you'll find everything from snow cones, kettle corn, baked goods, handmade crafts, candles, soaps, canned goods and honey. The kids will love the corn maze, bounce house, animal feeding, tetherball and food stations. Admission and parking are free and dog are welcome. 

6601 County Rd.
McKinney, TX

Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

photo: Gabby Cullen

Autumn in the Arboretum
For the 15th year, Autumn at the Arboretum highlights the nationally-acclaimed Pumpkin Village featuring pumpkin houses and creative displays utilizing more than 90,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash. More of a pumpkin display than a traditional pumpkin patch, you can visit the Children's Adventure Garden and enjoy the live performances on the weekends. Wednesdays are BOGO day and Oct. 31-Nov. 1 is Family Fun Weekend.

8525 Garland Rd.
Dallas, TX
Online: dallasarboretum.org

Mainstay Farm Park
You can head to Mainstay Farm Park in Cleburne to jump on the inflatable pillow, race your buddies in the pedal cars and pose for pics in front of the pumpkin house. You can even take a free ride down the Texas Tubin' Hill Slide. There are loads of pumpkins here and you can even come back at the end of the season to watch them smash those remaining at their annual Pumpkin Smash! Open Wed.-Sun., Sep. 24-Oct. 31. 

1004 W. Bethesda Rd.
Cleburne, TX
Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

Gentle Zoo Pumpkin Patch
Come to the Gentle Zoo Pumpkin Patch and enjoy gem mining, animal feeding, baby goat tours, the jumping pillow and, of course, pumpkins! It will be a great day out for the whole family. This pumpkin patch runs from Oct. 1-Nov. 1. 

12600 FM 2932,
Forney, TX
Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

YesterLand Farm Pumpkin Patch
If you want a full-day farm experience, this is the spot for you. In addition to a large pumpkin patch, YesterLand Farm has a kiddie roller coaster, pumpkin houses, a candy cannon and three-acre corn maze. Come on Friday or Saturday night in October and you'll have to stay for the fireworks which happens around 8:30 p.m. Trick-or-treating will happen Oct. 30-31.

15410 Interstate 20
Canton, TX
Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

The Big Orange Pumpkin Farm at Preston Trail Farms
Through November 23, this farm will offer visitors a chance to experience blossoming small green pumpkins right on the vine in the pumpkin patch, hayrides, a six-foot hay maze and a petting farm for a taste of the country life. Set along the historic Shawnee Trail, this year-round destination farm offers access to local, seasonal produce and an escape to a simpler and more sustainable lifestyle.

15102 TX-289
Gunter, TX
Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

Hall's Pumpkin Farm
Located in historic Grapevine, this farm is nestled between Dallas and Ft. Worth, just west of DFW airport. Come out to pick one of their hundreds of pumpkins and then get lost in the massive corn maze. When the little legs get tired, take a hay ride around the property, pulled by a farm tractor. Cash only. 3420 Hall Johnson Rd.
Grapevine, TX
Online: tinybeans.go-vip.net

—Taylor Clifton & Kate Loweth

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