Tons of pumpkins? Check. Hayrides? Check. Bounce houses? Check! Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch has all the classic components of pumpkin picking, including plenty of adorable photo-ops and food vendors offering concessions like kettle corn and shaved ice. Get your cameras ready y’all: They open October 1.
If you’re on the hunt for a picturesque pumpkin patch, you can’t go wrong with the Dallas Arboretum. They go all out with their pumpkin displays! Each year the Arboretum uses 90,000+ pumpkins, gourds and squash to create a full-blown “Pumpkin Village” during their annual Autumn at the Arboretum event. This year’s Adventures in Neverland-themed pumpkin houses are picture perfect! Stop by for a photo in front of the ultimate fall backdrop before the wonderland closes on November 21.
This unique, nature-centered experience is much more than just a pumpkin patch. In addition to pumpkins, visitors can enjoy storytelling under the stars, animal encounters, nighttime nature trails and more. Many of these activities are free with the price of admission, which is only $8 for ages 3 and up. After Dark in the Park is only open October 5-7 from 5 to 9 p.m., so you’ll want to plan your visit soon.
What sets Hall’s apart from other pumpkin patches around town is its impressive two-acre corn maze. Adults and kiddos will both love wandering through the towering corn stalks after picking their pumpkin from the patch. Hall’s also has a great toddler area, concessions and hayrides. Pro tip: Stop by an ATM before heading to the farm as it’s cash only.
At Storybook Ranch, you can enjoy pumpkin picking with a historic twist. There’s a pumpkin patch, a hay maze, pony rides, a petting zoo, and more—all in a western town that was established in the late 1800s. Want to check out the historic buildings? Take a wagon ride through the town! Wagon rides and all other activities are included in the price of admission, which is $15 for kids and $5 for adults.