Every year, families gather in October to carve pumpkins for Halloween. Some people go to stores, while others make a day out of it and go to a pumpkin patch. If you haven’t picked out your perfect pumpkin yet don’t worry, we made a list of the best places to go.
In no particular order:
Pickering Hills is a local family run farm in Avon, Ohio. Every weekend they host a Fall Festival with a ton of events for the family. They have a free wagon ride and a corn maze that only costs $1. You can sip on some hot or cold cider while picking out your pumpkin.
The festival is every Saturday and Sunday in October from 12-5 p.m.
Pickering Hills is located at 35699 Detroit Road, Avon, Ohio 44011
Red Wagon Farm has been in Columbia Station for more than 50 years. This year, the farm is celebrating their 35th annual Pumpkin Festival. The farm has a wagon ride, corn maze, and a kid's play area. They even have a special where you pay $10 for any pumpkins you can carry.
The Pumpkin Festival is every weekend from 12-5 pm.
Red Wagon Farm is located at 16081 East River Road.
Brasee’s Corn Maze is a family-owned farm in Wellington, Ohio. They are open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday starting in the middle of September until the end of October. The family works on their corn maze and pumpkin patch starting in May so that it’s ready by Fall. Their corn maze is eight acres and they have hidden stamps throughout the maze. Anyone who finds all of the stamps gets a free piece of candy. The farm has a ton more family-friendly events such as a hayride, a straw maze and a petting zoo!
They are open Fridays from 4-10 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m.- 10 p.m. and Sundays from 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
Brasee’s Corn Maze is located at 18421 State Route 58, Wellington, Oho, 44090
Every year, Heritage Farms in Peninsula, Ohio hosts Pumpkin Pandemonium. For $9 you can run through a maze, explore the trails on a scavenger hunt, roll a pumpkin and more! You can even bundle up and go on a hayride.
They are open from 2-6 p.m. Wednesday thru Friday and 10 am.-5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.
Heritage Farms is located at 6050 Riverview Road, Peninsula, Ohio, 44264
At 77-years-old, Philip Derthick is running the Mantua family farm that has been in his family since 1806. The farm has three different corn mazes, free pony rides, and a corn cannon! For the second year, the farm is donating money from two different types of pumpkin sales to charity. On the last day of the season, Mantua allows guests to bring their furry friends to walk to the maze. All the proceeds from the event go to the Portage County APL.
They are open on Fridays from 6-9:30 p.m., Saturdays from 1-9:30 p.m. and Sundays from 12 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
Derthick’s Corn Maze is located at 5182 State Route 82, Mantua, Ohio 44255