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Best Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes Around Seattle

Where to pick the perfect pumpkin and find harvest fun in 2023

Published on: September 12, 2023

Best Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes Around Seattle

Red barn at stocker farms Snohomish county best pumpkin patches for seattle-area families
Stocker Farms

Snohomish County and North Sound pumpkin patches

Stocker Farms, Snohomish

Known for: Huge pumpkin patch, corn maze, and “Stalker” Farms haunted corn trails.

Patch action: Starting Sept. 16, this Snohomish County farm is open Saturday–Sunday through September, then daily throughout October. In addition to pumpkins, this place packs in a lot of attractions and fun, including a 10-acre corn maze, pumpkin cannon, hayrides (weekends only), animal barn, farmer foosball, rubber duck races and more.

For older kids looking for a nighttime scare, experience the fright at Stalker Farms. Walk through haunted scenes for some terrifying fun. This is the ultimate horror attraction and only recommended for brave 12-year-olds and older.

Dates and hours: Stocker Farms Fall Days Festival, which includes the pumpkin patch and activities, is open Saturday–Sunday, Sept. 16–17 and 23–24, then daily Oct. 1–31 (with the exception of Oct. 6–8). Check the farm’s Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 8705 Marsh Road, Snohomish; weekend entry is $26.95; weekday entry is $19.95; ages 2 and younger free. Purchase your tickets in advance online.

A Minion hayride at Craven Farm. Photo credit: Craven Farm
A Minion hayride at Craven Farm. Photo courtesy of Craven Farm

Craven Farm, Snohomish

Known for: Fun play area for the littles; big- and small-sized corn mazes.

Patch action: Named Washington State’s best pumpkin patch by “Reader’s Digest” in 2019, this farm is justifiably very popular, especially with younger kids. Pick some pumpkins in the field, get lost in the 15-acre corn maze that’s themed Alice in Pumpkinland, take a hayride and visit the farm animals. Try the Kids Adventure Maze that includes educational farm-related trivia questions. You can play mini golf and human foosball, visit the farm animal barn, fire an apple cannon, enter a rubber duck race and tons more (some activities are only available on the weekends, see details on the website).

Dates and hours: Open daily Sept. 16–Oct. 29. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 13817 Short School Road, Snohomish. Admission is free; pay for pumpkins and activities you select.

Swans Trail Farms. Photo credit: Alvin Smith/Flickr CC

Swans Trail Farms, Snohomish

Known for: Washington State-shaped corn maze and play area.

Patch action: This is another Snohomish farm that has it all, from its Washington State Corn Maze — a 12-acre map of the state that shows actual roads, places and towns — to wagon rides, a cow train, a petting farm and more. And, of course, pumpkin-picking in the 55-acre pumpkin patch. The farm also has U-pick apples, and on weekends there are plenty of mouth-watering fresh baked goods on offer. 

Dates and hours: Open daily, Sept. 25–Oct. 31. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 7301 Rivershore Drive, Snohomish. Access to the pumpkin patch, U-pick apples and food areas is free. Admission to the activity area is paid and advance online ticket purchase is recommended. Weekday admission costs $14.95; weekends $19.95, plus fees. Admission may be higher if you buy tickets at the gate. 

Bob’s Corn maze. Photo credit: Bob’s Corn Maze and Pumpkins
The corn maze at Bob’s Corn & Pumpkin Farm

Bob’s Corn & Pumpkin Farm, Snohomish

Known for: Reservable firepits in the corn maze, kid mazes, tasty snacks.

Patch action: Bob’s charges a set admission, like many other farms, that includes access to amusements such as the maze, hayrides, the rope maze and more. Pick a pumpkin from the large U-pick field and buy harvest-themed farm goods such as corn stalks and gourds, all GMO-free.

Dates and hours: Open daily, Sept. 16–Oct. 31. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 10917 Elliott Road, Snohomish. Admission to Bob’s Fall Festival includes all activities and costs $24.95 on weekends and $19.95 on weekdays. Admission paid at the gate will cost you $5 more, so buy online, and note that admission must be purchased in advance in October, no exceptions. There is also a pumpkin patch that visitors can enter for free and pay only for the pumpkins they select if they don’t wish to partake in activities.

Carleton Farm, Lake Stevens

Known for: Fun for younger kids, including a kids’ corn maze and zip swing. Plus a pumpkin cannon!

Patch action: Activities are on the weekends only and include a corn maze, hay ride, game zone, jump pad, apple guns and more. 

Dates and hours: Open daily, Sept. 30–Oct. 29. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 630 Sunnyside Blvd SE, Lake Stevens. A wristband is required for everyone entering the lower farm. Wristbands start at $15; cost depends on how many activities you want to participate in. Ages 2 and younger enter free. Access to the South farm pumpkin patch is free; pay only for the pumpkins you pick.

Thomas Family Farm, Snohomish

Known for: Pro Karts, kiddie paintball and spooky nighttime activities.

Patch action: Activities at Thomas Farm include a corn maze, giant slide, cow train duck race, gem mining, Pro Karts, apple cannon, fun park and more — but note that activities are available Friday–Sunday only. Those brave enough are invited to experience the farm at night. Check out the spooky Haunted Trail, night corn maze, firepits and Zombie Paintball.

Dates and hours: Open daily, Sept. 30–Oct.29. Monday–Thursday, only the pumpkin patch is open; there are no activities. Friday–Sunday, you’ll find lots of activities, but on Fridays there won’t be food service. Weekends offer the full complement of fun. Spooky nighttime activities are open Friday–Sunday evenings, with varying times. Do confirm on the website or Facebook page that the activities you want are open the day you want to go.

Location, cost and details: 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish. Weekday admission that includes access to fun park activities is $15 for ages 4 and older; weekend admission is $22. The cost for nighttime activities is $15–$31. Purchase tickets online. Free access to the pumpkin patch, food court and farm market without activities; pay for pumpkins and any market items you choose. 

Biringer’s Black Crow Pumpkins & Corn Maze, Arlington

Known for: Dog-friendliness — dogs on leash only.

Patch action: Join Gary and Julie Biringer for their annual pumpkin patch and corn maze, featuring a pet-friendly pumpkin patch and a 5-acre corn maze. In past years they have had an apple cannon, barrel train and trolley rides! Tasty treats such as local honey, cider, apples, fresh corn (seasonal) and mini donuts (weekends only) are typically available for purchase. This year’s info will be coming soon!

Dates and hours: Open daily, Oct. 1–31. Check Facebook for updates. 

Location, cost and details: Find the fall action at Biringer Berry Farm at 21412 59th Ave. N.E., Arlington. Admission information for 2023 is pending. Check the Facebook page for updates. 

Pick up truck decorated with pumpkins with the sunset behind it fall photo op for families at best pumpkin patches around Seattle
A fall photo op at Bailey Family Farm

Bailey Family Farm, Snohomish

Known for: Tons of U-pick veggies and fruits, plus simple farm fun.

Patch action: This 100-plus-year-old family farm features simple farm fun. There’s a great pumpkin patch plus loads of veggies and fruit to pick. U-pick apples are generally available in late September and early October. You will find tons of photo ops in the pumpkin barn, plus kid-size trikes, a hay run, a sandbox and more. 

Dates and hours: Open daily, late September through Oct. 31, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. On weekends, turn up for yummy cider, kettle corn and fresh-baked goodies for purchase. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 12968 Springhetti Road, Snohomish. Free entry to the farm; pumpkins and other produce for purchase; snacks for purchase.

The Harvest at Skagit Acres

Known for: Serving gardeners from across Skagit County and beyond, and turning its focus to pumpkins and fall fun this season.

Patch action: In addition to the opportunity to pick your perfect pumpkin, Skagit Acres serves up fun activities that include a corn maze, shooting apples with a slingshot and sipping on hot apple cider.

Dates and hours: Open Friday–Sunday, Sept. 22–Oct. 22, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Location, cost and details: 18923 Peter Johnson Road, Mount Vernon. Admission includes all of the aforementioned activities; $10 for ages 6 and older; ages 5 and younger enter free. A $50 family pass admits two adults and up to five children, ages 6–17. Book online. Pumpkins and additional items for purchase.

Fairbank Animal Farm and Pumpkin Patch, Edmonds

Known for: Barnyard experience for tots — kids might even view chicks hatching!

Patch action: Another experience geared toward younger kids, this rustic farm offers rough paths and barnyard smells, and the kids can get their fill of baby animals to watch, feed and pet, including chicks, ducklings, goats, ponies, rabbits and pigs. There is also a U-pick pumpkin patch, a tiny tot maize maze, toy Duck Races and more. 

Dates and hours: Open Saturday–Sunday in October, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Location, cost and details: 15308 52nd Ave. W., Edmonds. Admission is $5 per person; babies younger than 12 months enter free. Pumpkins and gourds for purchase. 

Next stop: Eastside and South King County pumpkin patches

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