Updated Sep 13, 2023 - Things to Do

7 pumpkin patches to visit in Minnesota this fall

A child grabbing a pumpkin off the ground at a farm.

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Picking the perfect pumpkin is a fall staple, and there are plenty of farms around the Twin Cities to visit this year.

  • Here are seven farms for pumpkin picking and other fun family activities.

Of note: Check prices online before you go. Some attractions aren't included in the entry fee.

Anoka County Farms in Ham Lake

  • What they have: Hayrides, farm animals, pumpkin bowling, corn pits and State Fair-inspired concessions on weekends.
  • Price: $5 admission, cash only. Other activities vary in price
  • Open: Sept. 23-Oct. 31

Crazy Legs Farm in Farmington

  • What they have: Over 70 kinds of pumpkins, corn maze, pumpkin cannon and vineyard. The farm doesn't make wine, but guests can join the fall grape harvest on certain weekends.
  • Price: Free entry.

Degler Farm in Chanhassen

  • What they have: Hay rides, corn maze, additional kids' corn maze, giant slides and pumpkin cannon.
  • Price: Free entry, with activities priced separately.

Dehn's Pumpkin Patch in Dayton

  • What they have: Corn maze, hay rides, bounce houses and on-site concessions.
  • Price: Admission to the pumpkin marketplace is free; other attractions range from $3-$12.

Pinehaven Farm in Wyoming

  • What they have: Trolley rides to the pumpkin patch, barnyard games, kid-sized ziplines and nine dino sculptures for photo ops.
  • Price: General admission is $11-$21, depending on the day. Ages 2 and under free.

Pine Tree Apple Orchard in White Bear Lake

  • What they have: Wagon rides, apple picking, corn maze, a bakery and live music on weekends.
  • Price: Free.

Waldoch Farm in Lino Lakes

  • What they have: Corn maze, farm animals, garden center, on-site concessions, ropes course and more family activities.
  • Price: $15-$18, depending on the day. Online ticket sales only.

Plus: Minnesota Zoo's popular Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, featuring more than 5,000 lit pumpkins, goes on display Sept. 30.

Editor's note: This story was originally published September 2022 and updated September 2023.


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