9 Pumpkin Patches in Central Arkansas to Visit this Weekend
Pumpkin Patch in Scott — Scott Pumpkin Patch includes hayrides, pig races, barnyard nursery, playground, farmer’s market, petting zoo, maze, concessions, pony rides, cart rides and the pre-picked pumpkin patch. Hours open to the public are 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and noon-6 p.m. Sun. Oct. 1-31. Admission is $7 per person, and kids ages 2 and younger are FREE. For info: 920-2901 or ScottPumpkinPatch.com.
BoBrook Farms in Roland — Bring the whole family to BoBrook for a hayride, play in the cornpit, go through the hay maze and play with the animals. You can also pick your own pumpkin. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. and noon-6 p.m. Sun. Sept. 24-Oct. 31. Admission is $5, and the maze is an additional $3. Children ages 2 and younger are FREE. For info: BoBrookFarms.com or 519-5666.
Schaefers’ & Collins’ Pumpkin Patch & Farm in Mayflower — Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch, where you can pick out your own pumpkin. Then visit the barnyard animals, navigate tunnels, race in sacks and climb over hay bales. Cost is $5 per person. Concessions available. Patch open 9-6 Mon.-Sat. and noon-6 p.m. Sun. Sept. 24-Oct. 31. For info: SchaefersPumpkinPatch.com.
Schaefers’ Corn Maze in Mayflower — Schaefers’ includes two corn mazes: one for younger children and one for older children and adults. Hayrides are also available, along with hay bales, tractor tires, a corn pile and more. Schaefers’ Corn Maze will run from Sept. 24-Oct. 31. Hours are noon-8 p.m. Thurs., noon-11 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-midnight Sat. and 1-8 p.m. Sun. Admission is $7 for adults, $5 for children and ages 2 and younger are FREE. For info: SchaefersCornMaze.com or 269-7903.
Mary’s Place in Bryant — At Mary’s Place, kids will enjoy train rides, a maze, a treehouse, bounce houses, animals and a pumpkin patch. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and 1-5 p.m. Sun. Sept. 22-Nov. 12. Cost is $5 per person without a pumpkin, and $7.50 per person including a pumpkin. For info: MarysPlaceinBryant.com or 847-3900.
Garner Homestead Family Farm in Lonsdale — For $7 you can enjoy a full day on the farm, including a hayride, live barnyard animal show, woodland nature trail, animal petting area, corn field of trails, playground, picnic areas, a trip to the pumpkin patch and your choice of a bonus activity. Hours are 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Sept. 20-Nov. 5. Children ages 2 and younger are FREE. For info: 463-0510 or GarnerHomesteadFamilyFarm.com.
Johnston Pumpkin Farm in Greenbrier — Come enjoy hayrides, farm animals, lots of pumpkins, a play area, a country store and many photo opportunities. Hours are 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Sat. and 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun. Sept. 24-Oct. 31. There will also be two special events: Scarecrow Contest on Oct. 1 and Pumpkin Fest on Oct. 8. Admission to the farm is FREE, but there are additional charges for some activities. For info: 679-5078.
Motley’s Pumpkin Patch in Little Rock — A day at Motley’s includes hayrides, a farm zoo, hay play, picking pumpkins and pig races! Everything is included with admission, which is $6 per person, and children ages 3 and younger are FREE. Hours open to the public are 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Oct. 1-31. For info: MotleysPumpkinPatch.com or 888-1129.
Pumpkin Hill at Wildwood Park for the Arts in Little Rock — Hayrides to Pumpkin Hill are available for field trips on weekdays and to the public from 1-4 p.m. Sun. from Oct. 9-30. Other activities include a pumpkin push, sack races and a nature hunt. Cost is $5 for kids and $2 for adults, and kids get to pick their own pumpkins. For info: 821-7275.