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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

boy holding pumpkin at pumpkin patch best pumpkin patches for seattle area families

Eastside and South King County pumpkin patches

Jubilee Farm, Carnation

Known for: Affordable fun, awesome organic pumpkins and other gourds.

Patch action: In 2022 this farm offered an organic U-pick pumpkins, hot apple cider and a downsized farm market. Info on 2023 activities is pending. 

Dates and hours: In 2022 the farm was open Monday–Friday, noon–5 p.m., and Saturday–Sunday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Check for 2023 updates on the Facebook page.

Location, cost and details: 229 W. Snoqualmie River Road N.E., Carnation. Admission and parking are free. Pumpkins and food for purchase. Note that in previous years this farm allowed a limited number of people on the farm and cars in the lot so there may be a wait.

Family on the flying pumpkin amusement ride at Remlinger Farms place for fall fun in the seattle area
The flying pumpkin ride at Remlinger Farms. Credit: JiaYing Grygiel

Remlinger Farms, Carnation

Known for: An amusement park that young kids adore, plus U-pick pumpkins and great service.

Patch action: Remlinger buzzes with activity during its Fall Harvest Festival that takes place weekends, Sept. 30–Oct. 29. Take a wagon ride out to the U-pick pumpkin fields, shop in the farm market, and explore the corn maze. Head to the Family Fun Park for entertainment and more than 25 rides from a small (but thrilling) roller coaster, to antique pedal car rides, and more. Kids can also climb on tractors and an old school bus, scale a fort and slide down their new giant slide! Plus, this year includes a pumpkin of any size to take home! (not valid in the pumpkin U-pick field). There are lots of picnic spots at Remlinger, but you’re supposed to buy food on the premises — there is a snack bar and a full restaurant. 

Dates and hours: Open weekends, Sept. 30–Oct. 29, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. (last entrance is at 5 p.m.) Check Facebook for updates.

Location, cost and details: 32610 N.E. 32nd St., Carnation. Free admission to the pumpkin patch; pumpkins for purchase. Fall Harvest Festival Park admission is $34.95; tots ages 1 and younger free. Add on a pony ride for $8. Online reservations are required. 

Oxbow Farm
Oxbow Farm trail. Image courtesy of Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center

Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center, Carnation

Known for: Sustainably grown pumpkins, Living Playground and Kids’ Farm.

Patch action: Oxbow isn’t just a farm, it’s a sustainable education center that stars in both farm fun and education. Pick up pumpkins, including many lovely varieties for cooking and baking, shop for organic produce, take a hayride, make some pumpkin arts and crafts, try the sling king apple slingshot and more. 

Dates and hours: Oxtober fall festival activities take place Saturday–Sunday, Oct. 21–22 and 28–29, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 10819 Carnation-Duvall Road N.E., Carnation. Use the west entrance and follow Oxbow’s directions as Google may mislead you. Tickets are $5, kids ages 3 and younger are free. 

Two Brothers Pumpkins at Game Haven Farm, Carnation

Known for: A variety of pumpkins in a flourishing patch near the Snoqualmie River.

Patch action: This no-frills patch offers awesome pumpkins. Pick your own or select from among pre-picked beauties.

Dates and hours: Open daily, Sept. 30–Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Location, cost and details: 7110 310th Ave. N.E., Carnation. Visit the patch for free; pay for your selected pumpkins.

Serres Farm, Redmond

Known for: Its wide range of awesomely-named pumpkin varieties: the Warty Goblin, the Knucklehead, the Baby Boo, plus specialty White Ghost pumpkins. Wow!

Patch action: Grab a wheelbarrow and head out to the field to see which pumpkin calls your name.

Dates and hours: Serres Farm’s pumpkin patch will tentatively be open Saturday–Sunday, Sept. 30–Oct. 29, 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Check the farm’s Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 20306 N.E. 50th Street, Redmond. Visiting the pumpkin patch is free. Pay for pumpkins and activities, which include duck races and mini train rides.

Baxter Barn pumpkin patch.

Baxter Barn, Fall City

Known for: Miniature donkeys and other farm animals.

Patch action: You have to make an appointment to visit Baxter Barn, a local farm focused on sustainable farming practices, but it’s well worth it. Kids will love seeing the horses, mini donkeys, chickens, pheasants and quail. In October, beyond picking pumpkins, you can take a tractor ride, buy certified salmon-safe eggs and take a learning tour of the farm. Call to make an appointment.

Dates and hours: Self-guided tours are generally available between the hours of 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Tuesday–Saturday, throughout October. Call to make a reservation at 425-765-7883. See the website for more details and check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 31929 S.E. 44th St., Fall City. Tours are available by appointment for $8 per person (minimum 3 people) and tours include visits with the animals — petting the miniature donkeys is a special treat. Tractor rides are extra. Note: Onsite parking is limited to three cars.

Snoqualmie Valley Pumpkin Patch, Fall City

Known for: This brand-new pumpkin patch located next to the community park and has pumpkins in all shapes and sizes, ready for carving or cooking. And this patch is pet friendly! Dogs and cats alike are welcome, as long as they stay on a leash. 

Patch action: You can pick up a carving kit, pumpkin decorations and some warm drinks along with your perfect pumpkin. 

Dates and hours: Open Thursday–Sunday, Oct. 1–31; Thursday and Friday hours are 2–6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday hours are 10 a.m.–6 p.m. 

Location, cost and details: 4025 Fall City Carnation Road S.E., Fall City. Free entry; pay for the pumpkins you select.

Fall City Farms, Fall City

Known for: Cider press and glassworks display.

Patch action: Bring your kids to watch cider being pressed and doughnuts a-sizzling. Meet the cows and donkeys, enjoy a wagon ride, pick a pumpkin from the patch, then check out the autumn-themed glassworks display by Made in Washington.

Dates and hours: Open Friday–Sunday, Oct. 1–31. Friday–Saturday hours are 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sunday hours are 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 3636 Neal Road, Fall City. Free entry. Pumpkins, produce and other fall food for purchase.

Carpinito Brothers, Kent

Known for: Roasted corn, kettle corn and a huge array of pumpkins. This year, check out the corn maze themes for a surprise.

Patch action: Carpinito Brothers offer U-pick pumpkins, two giant corn mazes and yummy harvest snacks such as roasted corn on the cob. The farm’s intricately designed maze features a new design every year. Head to the Farm Fun Yard across the street to visit the farm animals, take a tractor-drawn hayride, race rubber ducks, explore the hay maze and feed the goats on the goat walk.

Dates and hours: Typically open daily, late September through Oct. 31. Check Facebook for updates, 2023 dates are pending.

Location, cost and details: Patch and corn maze: 27508 W. Valley Hwy N., Kent. Farm Fun Yard: 6720 S. 277th Street, Kent. 253-854-5692. In 2022 the pumpkin patch had a $5 entrance fee that is applied towards pumpkin purchases. Corn maze, hayride and Farm Fun Yard range from $4–$11; Check the website for 2023 pricing, coming soon.

Darigold-themed corn maze at Thomasson Family Farm.

Thomasson Family Farm, Enumclaw

Known for: Huge corn maze and tractor train rides.

Patch action: Another reader favorite in South King County, this working dairy farm runs a 216,000-square-foot corn maze during pumpkin season and old-fashioned farm attractions such as tractor train rides, apple slingshot, animal viewing, fairy tale trail and more. 

Dates and hours: Open daily, Sept. 30–Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Check the Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 38223 236th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw. Weekday admission is $14.50 for ages 3 and older. Weekend admission is $19.50; you’ll pay a few dollars more at the gate. Buy tickets online in advance to save a few bucks.

Briscot Farm and Pumpkin Patch, Kent

Known for: Lots of animals and a haunted house!

Patch action: This family farm has a U-pick pumpkin patch, adorable animals you can feed and pet, yummy concession food, a bounce house when the weather cooperates, and a spooky haunted house! 

Dates and hours: Open Saturday–Sunday, Oct. 1–29, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Check Facebook page for updates.

Location, cost and details: 27329 78th Ave., Kent.  Admission is $10 per person, $5 for seniors. Check the Facebook page for updates. 

Next stop: South Sound-area pumpkin patches

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