NOTE: This post was updated in September 2020 to reflect this year’s dates and information.
Fall is upon us! This is arguably one of the most idyllic seasons of the year, especially in the Pacific Northwest. With it comes cozy sweaters, hot apple cider, bonfires, vibrant fall foliage, crisp air, and of course — pumpkin-themed everything.
Take advantage of this magical season with a visit to a nearby pumpkin patch located just outside the city! These farms offer endless fall-themed fun, including hayrides, corn mazes, crafts and kids activities, petting zoos, and plenty of pumpkins to choose from.
This is the perfect opportunity to hand-pick the perfect pumpkin for carving, painting or simply displaying on your front porch! Take a look at our interactive map to make your search easier, so you can spend less time Googling and more time tracking down the perfect pumpkin.
COVID NOTE: Most farms are open for the 2020 season with policies and safety precautions in place. Visit the website for each pumpkin patch before your visit for the latest updates and information related to COVID-19.
October 1–October 31, 2020 | Monday–Sunday 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
This farm in Gervais is the real deal. After all, the Bauman family has been operating Bauman’s Farm and Garden since 1895. All fall long, celebrate with their myriad of offerings, including an animal barn, mazes, obstacle courses, a giant slide, hayrides, farm animals and much more.
COVID NOTE: Bauman’s is going back to their roots for the 2020 season with simpler activities, including the you-pick patch and corn maze, plus their fresh apple cider, apple cider donuts, kettle corn, and more. Their other fall activities will not be available this year. Click here for their full details surrounding COVID-19 and here for more updates about their harvest festival.
August 24–October 31, 2020 | Varying (Click Here for Hours)
Bella Organic comes to life in the fall, featuring a myriad of activities for all ages, including a 7-acre corn maze, a pumpkin patch, free hayrides, a petting zoo, a cow train, face painting, lots of food and drinks, and much more. Keep in mind that free hayrides at Bella Organic don’t begin until October. And the Sauvie Island Haunted Corn Maze opens Friday, October 2 and takes place every Friday and Saturday night through October. Purchase an unlimited activity bracelet on weekends during the month of October to enjoy unlimited access for the whole day to many of the attractions!
COVID NOTE: Face mask are required in the corn maze at this time. Click here for more details about your visit and other updates related to COVID-19.
September 26–October 30 | Tuesday–Friday 2–6 p.m., Saturday + Sunday 10 a.m.–6 p.m. + Closed Monday
With a family history dating back to 1872 on this land, Bi-Zi Farms is a beloved farm in Vancouver known for its annual harvest celebration. Paid entry to Bi-Zi Farms includes a free pumpkin from the pumpkin patch, admission to the corn maze, admission to the farm animals, two shots on the pumpkin launchers, freshly pressed apple cider sampling, and more.
COVID NOTE: Tickets for Bi-Zi Farms must be purchased online in advance and entry will be timed in order to limit the number of guests to 25% of capacity. This year, the following activities have been eliminated (but are subject to change!): children’s activities, free hot drink and live music. Visitors must wear a face mask and maintain social distancing at all times. Click here for the latest details about the 2020 season.
Opening October 2, 2020 | Tuesday–Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Photo Courtesy of Bushue’s Family Farm
This family farm in Boring, Oregon is anything but boring. Bushue’s is filled with fun and activity during the fall, including pumpkin picking, hayrides, slides, a playground, a pig train and more. Complete the experience with comforting fall treats, like fresh-made pumpkin spice or apple cider donuts, hot dogs, locally baked cookies, Bushue’s Blend Coffee, apple cider and hot spiced cider!
COVID NOTE: Details are subject to change throughout the season. Follow Bushue’s Family Farm on Facebook for the latest updates.
Oregon City, OR
October 1–30, 2020 | Monday–Thursday 7–10 p.m. + Friday–Sunday 12–5 p.m. + 7–10 p.m.
For 27 years, the Wenzel family has operated Fantasy Trail, which features a 1,000-foot wooded walkway decked out for Halloween and the Christmas season. Take a walk through the lighted trail decorated with spooky sights and sounds in October and return in December for an enchanting holiday experience. During the month of October, you can also access the pumpkin patch at Wenzel Farm!
October 1–October 31, 2020 | Daily 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Photo Courtesy of Flower Farmer
This family-friendly farm is nestled in the green Willamette Valley just east of the Willamette River in Canby. The Flower Farmer offers a wide range of activities for adults and children, including a miniature railroad, the Phoenix & Holly, offering a tour through fields of fresh flowers and pumpkins in the fall. The train also makes a stop along the way to visit with farm animals! The pumpkin run starts daily through the month of October.
St. Paul, OR
September 26–October 31, 2020 | Tuesday–Friday 12–6 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.–6 p.m. + Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
French Prairie Gardens is a family-owned and -operated farm nestled in the beautiful Willamette Valley just outside of St. Paul and Woodburn. Here, you’ll find uninterrupted views, gorgeous flowers, and all the sights and sounds of a working farm. French Prairie is open during the spring, summer and fall, and during the fall, you’ll find plenty of pumpkins to choose from, plus other fall-themed activities.
COVID NOTE: Some elements of the events at French Prairie Gardens may change, including timed ticketing and some closed events/activities. Check their website for more details about the 2020 season.
September 26–27 + Every Day in October, 2020 | Daily 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Heiser Farms is open on the last weekend in September and daily throughout October, featuring your favorite fall activities. Pick up a pumpkin in the patch, go on a hayride, explore the corn maze, visit the petting zoo, ride the pedal tractors, and much more. Admission to the farm is $5 per person (children under 2 are free) and some activities cost a few dollars per person!
September 11–October 31, 2020 | Monday–Friday 12–6 p.m. + Saturday–Sunday 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Nestled just outside the city in Tualatin, Lee Farms offers over 27 varieties of pumpkins to choose from, ensuring you can find the perfect pumpkin! Plus, enjoy the corn maze, hayrides, barrel wagon rides, a slide, pony rides, farm animals, a bounce pillow and other fall-themed activities for all ages.
COVID NOTE: Maintain a 6-foot distance from others during your visit, and wear a face mask when unable to do so. They are asking that you pre-purchase your admission to the pumpkin patch and keep your visit under 2 hours (for the activities area only, not the pumpkin patch). Click here for more details about Lee Farms’ COVID-19 policies.
Fall Season Opening Date TBD | Daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Photo Courtesy of Paul Krummenacker via Liepold Farms
Liepold Farms is celebrating 22 years of their annual fall festival, complete with a corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, a pumpkin/apple slingshot, a children’s pavilion, and a dark maze! Starting September 5, you can purchase a complete pass to enjoy all of the above-mentioned activities.
COVID NOTE: Liepold Farms has implemented contact-less shopping at the Liepold Farms Store and encourage customers to pay via credit card/debit card instead of cash. They are using social distancing rules for workers and customers alike — and they ask you to wear a face mask while visiting the farm.
Hood River, OR
September 18–November 1, 2020 | Wednesday–Sunday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Nestled in the scenic Hood River Valley between Mt. Hood and Mt. Adams, Packer Orchards is a beloved destination in the fall for seasonal fruit, homemade baked goods, and of course — pumpkins. The farm shuts down in the first two weeks of September to prepare for fall festivities, including a corn maze, pumpkin picking, pumpkin bowling, fall treats, and much more! Packer Orchards offered season passes for the first time in 2018, so you can return again and again all season long.
Opening September 4, 2020 | Daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
The fallow field at Plumper Pumpkin Patch is new and revamped year after year. Weekdays offer a number of activities, including mazes, slides, an obstacle course, a play area, hayrides, farm animals and more. And on the weekends, Plumper Pumpkin Patch adds a few activities, including pumpkin bowling, pony rides, a cow train, face painting, food and drinks, and much more!
Every Full Weekend in October 2020 | Thursday–Sunday 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
Photo Courtesy of Pumpkin Lane at Pomeroy Farm
On every full weekend in October, you can take a trip down Pumpkin Lane at Pomeroy Farm, a mile-long hayride adorned with over 100 “pumpkin people.” Plus, the hayride includes a stop at the pumpkin patch, where you can pick out the perfect plump pumpkin for your porch! While you’re at Pomeroy Farm, enjoy farm animals, a hay bale maze, kids’ activities and lots of fall treats.
COVID NOTE: This year, Pumpkin Lane is operating as a drive-thru. You’ll still be able to purchase pumpkins, but their patch will be closed this year. Plus, there will be food trucks available as well as all your favorite fall treats. Admission is $15 per vehicle or $20 including a bag of popcorn.
October 2–31, 2020 | Friday–Sunday Only 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
You may recognize this famous farm in Hillsboro from the long-running TLC reality series, Little People, Big World. Roloff Farms was built as a utopian playground for the now-grown children of the Roloff family from the show, and today operates as a popular destination for families during the fall. Every weekend in October, enjoy endless fun and activities, including the pumpkin patch, food carts, a gift barn, wagon tours, pony rides, face painting, a pumpkin fun house and tons of other activities for kids.
COVID NOTE: The Roloff Farms team is continually monitoring COVID-19 developments, specifically regarding large gathering restrictions and precautions for outdoor events. They hope to be able to keep the farm open this fall, but check their website for the latest updates and information regarding fall 2020.
June–October, 2020 | Monday–Thursday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. + Friday–Sunday 9 a.m.–6 p.m.
Photo Courtesy of The Pumpkin Patch
For over 50 years, The Pumpkin Patch has been a must-visit for Portlanders during the fall. This family farm just outside the city on Sauvie Island has a fresh produce market, a patio cafe, a coffee shop, a gift shop, a corn maze and a 1929 red animal barn. October is filled with fun at The Pumpkin Patch, including the produce market, you-pick pumpkins (10 a.m.–5:45 p.m. daily), hay rides, a giant haymaze, The Maize and much more.
COVID NOTE: The Pumpkin Patch has extensive protocols in place, including sanitizing, protective plexiglass barriers at the market, new containers and grocery bags for you-pick, and enforcing social distancing and mask wearing. Visit their website for the full list of precautions.
Year-Round | Monday–Friday 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (Until 9 p.m. on Thursdays) + Saturday–Sunday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
Photo Courtesy of Topaz Farm
Formerly known as Kruger’s Farm, Topaz Farm is a working 150-acre farm located on Sauvie Island just 12 miles from downtown Portland at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia Rivers. The farm boasts a large farm stand with farm-grown and local produce, canning supplies, and local artisan foods. And during the fall, visit the farm for fall treats and cider, a corn maze, a pumpkin patch, pony rides, farm animals and free hayrides.
COVID NOTE: Masks are required and gloves must be warn if handling produce you may not be purchasing. To avoid cross-contamination, you may not use your own berry containers for you-pick. They are providing sanitation stations and limiting the number of customers allowed on the farm at one time. Click here for their full list of COVID-19 policies.
The Month of October 2020 | Monday–Saturday 9 a.m.–6 p.m. + Sunday 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Open seven days a week during October, the Vancouver Pumpkin Patch is a popular source for endless fall fun in Vancouver. They offer hayrides (on limited days), a pumpkin patch, a covered petting zoo, a hay pyramid, a corn maze, and many more fun and free activities. The Vancouver Pumpkin Patch offers a wide variety of pumpkins to choose from, in a wide array of shapes, sizes and colors.
Happy Pumpkin Picking!
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