Pumpkin Patches In and Near the Triangle

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Carving Pumpkins With Goats
5306 Homer Ruffin Rd., Chapel Hill
919-407-1806
springhaven.farm
Starting Oct. 7, you can schedule a visit on the farm to carve pumpkins alongside some adorable goats. $13.50-$20/person and free for ages 3 and younger; tickets must be purchased in advance online. Take the family to enjoy goats and other farm animals, a corn maze, pumpkin-carving, a hayride, face painting and more. The farm is enforcing social distancing and maintaining time slots to keep crowds manageable.

DJ’s Berry Patch 
1223 Salem Church Rd., Apex
919-600-4020
djsberrypatch.com/pumpkinpatch.html
Fall season has started on the farm. Find pumpkins of all sizes, North Carolina apples and tomatoes, and other fall produce.

Gross Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch 
1606 Pickett Rd., Sanford
919-498-6727
grossfarms.com
Open Sept. 26-Nov. 1; hours are Friday, 4 p.m.-8 p.m., (October only), Saturday 11 a.m.-8 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy a pumpkin patch, 10-acre corn maze, Farm Scene Investigation activity, hayrides, pumpkin patch and more. Watch the site to see this year’s rates.

The Family Farm on Avent Ferry 
1719 Avent Ferry Rd., Holly Springs
919-624-8172
thefamilyfarmonaventferry.com
Open for mums and pumpkins on Saturday, Sept. 26. Monday-Friday, 4-6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Shop specialty pumpkins, gourds and more. Take advantage of a vintage John Deere tractor with pumpkins on site for family photographs.

Huckleberry Trail Farm 
143 Pleasant Hill Church Rd., Siler City
919-432-4825
huckleberrytrailfarm.com
Open Sept. 26-Oct. 31; Thursday-Friday by appointment only for groups; Saturday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday, 1-6 p.m. Ticket sales end one hour before closing. General admission is $10 for ages 12 and older, $8 for ages 3-11. Discover hayrides, a giant corn maze, a pumpkin patch and farmyard games.

Ken’s Korny Corn Maze 
3175 Benson Rd., Garner
919-779-4765
kenskornycornmaze.com
Opening day is Friday, Sept. 25, this year. Enjoy a 6-acre corn maze, pumpkins, and more. The Harvested Farm Nightmares event is being postponed until 2021.

Medlin Farm 
507 Woodland Church Rd., Wake Forest
919-671-2079
medlinfarm.com
Medlin Farm opens on Sept. 26, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. They won’t be doing the hayride or site gem mining this year, but the pumpkins are coming.

Naylor Family Farm and Giant Corn Maze 
6016 U.S. 401 N., Fuquay-Varina
910-249-2258
naylorfamilyfarm.com
The farm is open. Admission is $18 for ages 3 and older. Discover 10-acre Giant Corn Maze, a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, a kids play area. Check out the farm’s COVID restrictions on its site.

Page Farms 
6100 Mt. Herman Rd., Raleigh
919-451-5534
pagefarmsraleigh.com
Opening Sept. 25, Thursday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., the site has a corn Maze, hayrides, a “Cow Train,” and more.  Admission is $15 for ages 3 and older.

Phillips Farms of Chatham Pumpkin Patch 
1282 Hanks Chapel Rd., Pittsboro
919-337-3374
phillipsfarmschatham.com/pumpkins
This farm is open. Admission is $12 per person, with hours of Tuesday-Wednesday, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday, 3 p.m.-6 p.m., Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-1:3- p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Expect a fall market, a haunted farm (for an extra fee), and more activities, with social distancing.

Pumpkin Patch at Camp Chestnut Ridge 
2902 Mt. Willing Rd., Efland
919-304-2178
campchestnutridge.org/pumpkin-patch
Open Saturdays in October, admission is $7 per person. Pumpkins, hay rides, animals, games, and more are included, with 40 people allowed per two-hour time slot. (Kids 2 and under get in free.)
Tractor’s Corn Maze 
13912 Bold Run Hill Rd., Wake Forest
919-761-4090
tractorscornmaze.com
Open Oct. 3-Nov. 1; Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m-5 p.m. Admission is $8 per person (cash only). Free for ages 2 and younger. Check out a corn maze and pumpkin patch at the site. (A night maze is also available.)

Vollmer Farm “Back 40” Country Playground 
677 N.C. Hwy. 98 E., Bunn
919-496-3076
vollmerfarm.com
“Entry Fee includes: Back-Forty Playground, Farm Animals, Hayride, Free Pumpkin, & one fun activity!” Hours vary at this farm, which opens Sept. 25. Admission is $12 for ages 3 and older. See farm animals and purchase fall produce. COVID restrictions can be found on the farm’s site.

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