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Best Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes for Seattle and Eastside Families

Where to pick the perfect pumpkin and find harvest fun in 2021

Published on: September 14, 2021

Best Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes for Seattle and Eastside Families

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

9 Snohomish County pumpkin patches

1. Stocker Farms, Snohomish

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

Patch action: Starting on Sept. 18, this Snohomish County farm is open Saturdays and Sundays only 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. 18–19 and 25–26, then daily Oct. 1–31. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 8705 Marsh Road, Snohomish; 360-568-7391; Weekend entry is $22.95; weekday entry is $17.95; 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 credit: Craven Farm

2. 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 "Readers Digest" in 2019, and more recently among the best pumpkin farms in the country(!), this farm is justifiably very popular, especially with younger kids. The farm market area doubles as a play area with vehicles, tractors and pirate ships to climb on. Pick some pumpkins in the field, get lost in the 15-acre corn maze that's themed Alice in Pumpkinland, take a hayride through Minionville, and visit the farm animals. Also, check out Kids' Adventure Maze, play human foosball, visit the farm animal barn and tons more.

Dates and hours: Open daily Sept. 18–Oct. 31. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 13817 Short School Road, Snohomish. 360-568-2601. Admission is free; pay for pumpkins and activities you select.

The Farm at Swan's Trail. Photo credit: Alvin Smith, via Flickr CC

3. Swans Trail Farm, 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. 

Dates and hours: Open daily Sept. 25–Oct. 31, plus Saturday, Sept. 18 for the farm's Honey Crisp Apple Festival. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 7301 Rivershore Drive, Snohomish; 425-334-4124. Access to the pumpkin patch, U-pick apples and food areas is free. Admission to the activity area is paid and it is encouraged to purchase your tickets in advance online. Weekend admission is $18; weekday is $13; ages 2 and younger free. 

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

4. 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 amusements such as the maze, hayrides, 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. 18–Oct. 31. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 10917 Elliott Road, Snohomish, 360-668-2506. Admission to Bob's Pumpkin Festival includes all activities and costs $20 weekends and $15 on weekdays. Tickets are available for purchase online only. 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.

5. Carleton Farm, Lake Stevens

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

Patch action: On the weekends, activities include the 5-acre corn maze, zip line, game zone, pumpkin cannon, apple guns and more. On weekdays, activities include the corn maze and The Korral, a play area for younger kids. Carlton Farms no longer offers its night-time attractions.

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

Location, cost and details: 830 Sunnyside Blvd. S.E., Lake Stevens, 425-334-2297. Activities start at $5 and go up from there depending on how many activities you want to participate in. Ages 2 and younger free. Access to the pumpkin patch, animals, market, concessions and parking are open to the public at no cost (pumpkins and food available for purchase). 

6. Thomas Family Farm, Snohomish

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

Patch action: Open on Friday evenings plus Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1–31, activities at Thomas Farm include a corn maze, giant slide, cow train duck race, gem mining, Pro Karts, apple cannon, Kid Land play area and more. Those brave enough, are invited to experience the farm at night. Check out the spooky Haunted Hayride, night maze, firepits and Zombie Paintball, back after being canceled last year due to COVID restrictions.

Dates and hours: Open with full activities Friday evenings plus Saturday–Sunday, Oct. 1–31. Open select weekdays for the pumpkin patch and corn maze only (other activities closed); see details online. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish, 360-568-6945. Admission including all activities is $20. Ages 3 and younger are free but do not have access to Paintball Blast, Gem Mining, or Apple Cannon but they can be purchased separately for $8 each. Free access to the pumpkin patch, food court and farm market without activities; pay for pumpkins and any market items you choose. Night time activities range from $15–$26.

7. Biringer's Black Crow Pumpkin Patch and 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. New this year, they'll have an apple cannon, barrel train and trolley rides! Local honey, cider, apples, fresh corn (seasonal) and mini donuts (weekends only) are available for purchase.

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

Location, cost and details: The farm has moved about two miles up the road on the left from last year's location. Find the fall action at Biringer Berry Farm at 21412 59th Ave NE, Arlington. 360-435-5616. The corn maze is $10 per person, barrel train is $4, apple cannon is 5 for $5, pumpkins are priced by size ranging from $5–$30. Trolley rides are free.

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

8. Bailey Family Farm, Snohomish

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

Patch action: This 100+-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 will be available in late Sept. or early Oct. You will find tons of photo ops in the pumpkin barn, plus kids trikes, a hay run, sandbox and more. 

Dates and hours: Open daily Sept. 25–Oct. 31. Weekends, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. and weekdays, noon–5 p.m. U-pick veggies, including pumpkins and apples, open daily. 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: 12711 Springhetti Rd., Snohomish; 360-568-8826. Free entry to the farm; pumpkins and other produce for purchase; snacks for purchase.

9. Fairbank Animal Farm and Pumpkin Patch, Edmonds

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

Patch action: Another experience geared to 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, tiny tot "maize maze," the Hidden Bear Trail to Pumpkin Land and a hay tunnel.

Dates and hours: Open Saturdays and Sundays in October, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

Location, cost and details: 15308 52nd Ave. W., Edmonds. 425-743-3694. Admission $5/person (ages 1 year and older). Pumpkins and gourds for purchase. 

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