Here is a list of the most recent Fall Festivals available to attend.
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8525 Garland Road, Dallas
Through November 25; daily 9am−5pm
Decorated with 75,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash, 1,500 ears of corn, 900 hay bales, 1,200 cornstalks and 150,000 blooming flowers and plants, the one-acre Pumpkin Village will have your kids exploring for hours. Be sure to brush up on your fairy tales beforehand because Cinderella’s carriage presents the perfect photo op for little princesses and princes. Visit on Mommy & Me Mondays or Tiny Tot Tuesdays from 10am−2pm for special attractions such as a petting zoo, face painting, music and crafts.
Cost: Included with general admission: $15 adults, $10 kids 3−12, free for kids 2 and younger. Pumpkins are available for purchase at the Pumpkin Patch. For Aboretum Discount Days and Coupons, go here!
Autumn Days Festival – Ennis (Oct 17th)
1232 E. Fork Drive, Rockwall
October 1–November 1; Mon–Fri 9am–6pm, Sat 10am–6pm, and Sun noon–6pm
Visit this charming family farm for old-fashioned fun with a petting zoo, hayride, hay maze and — of course — an endless picturesque backdrop of pumpkins. Let the kids pet and feed a longhorn, goat and sheep before boarding the farm train to tour the 13-acre pine-filled property. Bonus: Your little pumpkin can have his or her next birthday party at the farm.
Cost: $7 per person, free for kids under 2; pumpkins for purchase
3709 County Road 617, Alvarado
Saturdays and Sundays thru November 8; 10am–5pm
Pay admission to Country Critters Farm and walk away with one pie-sized pumpkin per child and one jack-o-lantern-sized pumpkin for your family (but you can always purchase more). While you’re dreaming of pie, your kids will be going gaga over the bounce houses, playground, petting zoo, pony ride, train ride, hayride, maze, duck races, games and storytelling sessions (whew!).
Cost: $10 per person, $5 seniors, free for children 24 months and younger
Visit the Farmers Market setup to purchase all your fall decorating needs including pumpkins, gourds, indian corn and more. Your family will enjoy activities including the Farm Zoo – visit with Chickens, Goats, Pot Belly Pig (Hamlet), and the new rabbit Blue, The Maze; Hay Ride, Dress the Scarecrow, Hay Jump, Visit to the Patch, Sack Races, Duck Races, and Corn Cannon available for additional charge.
Cost: Pumpkin Tour $8 per person (includes all activities and a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch), Ride Along Tour $3 per person (includes all activities but does not include a pumpkin).
Festival at The Switchyard – Carrollton (Nov 7th)
5100 Cross Timbers Road, Flower Mound (the second entrance)
October 1–31; 9am–7pm daily
The original Flower Mound Pumpkin Patch has it all: two mazes (for small ones and “big kids”), bounce houses, cartoon cutouts, a pumpkin train, hayrides, train rides and playground equipment. Oh, and pumpkins. Bring food for picnicking any time or buy from local vendors — like Fletcher’s Corny Dogs — on weekends. Leashed pets are welcome.
Cost: $5 parking, $1 walk-ins; free activities
Garland AutumnFest – Garland (Oct 17th)
3420 Hall Johnson Road, Grapevine
Daily thru October 31; Mon–Thurs 3pm–8pm; Fri 3pm–10pm; Sat 10am–10pm; Dun 1pm–8pm
Come to a working farm and pick your pumpkins off the vine, or snag a pre-picked one from one of the vignettes around the farm. For a little extra, hop on a tractor-pulled hayride on the weekends or test your wits in a two-acre corn maze. Kids will also love visiting the farm animals. Bring food and drinks if you like; some concessions are available.
Cost: Free admission, corn maze $5, hayrides $3
Check FB page for updates before coming out.
Pumpkin patch, Pick your own apples (10 varieties), peaches (6 varieties), black-eyed peas, squash, and okra, Plums, tomatoes, Seasonal Vegetables . Open: Daily, from July to October 9am to 4 pm. We have over 700 hybrid dwarf apple trees and about 200 peach trees. Please CALL before you come out.
Lone Star Family Farm – Stephenville (Runs through Nov 8th)
1004 West Bethesda Road, Cleburne (5 miles south of Burleson; look for the half-buried ranch wagon)
Saturdays thru October 31; 11am–5pm
Bring your camera. For your FALL DECORATIONS, we have orange and exotic pumpkins, hay bales, corn stalks and gourds of all kinds to buy. You’ll love our gift shop, which was once a milking parlor. Hay rides are included in admission (we’ve added an additional tractor and wagon to our fleet to keep the line moving), and you’ll get to play in the 3-story tree house, wooden maze and other playground activities. We have 3 mazes, face and pumpkin painting, a hay-play and jump barn, 100 ft. super chute slide, pedal kart race track, GOAT SCAPE MOUNTAIN, picnic pavilion, and indoor restrooms. Come hungry to the Mainstay Grill where we serve: gourmet hot dogs, hamburgers, turkey legs, sausage-on-a-stick, caramel apple chips, pumpkin ice cream, and pumpkin pie. We also have a snack stand on the back of the farm. Bring your family and enjoy our farm.
Cost: $14 ages 13+, $11 children ages 3–12 and seniors, free for children younger than 2; season passes available
15102 TX-289, Gunter
What was once the Big Orange Pumpkin Farm has a new name and home. Pet and learn about more than 50 farm animals on this educational tour and pumpkin patch. Plus, there is a hay maze, hayride and roping pen.
Cost: $8 per person; free for children younger than 2
3521 Main St., Frisco; 972/335-2882
October 3−31; Mon−Fri 1–7pm, Sat−Sun 9am–7pm
Bring the family to this not-so-average pumpkin patch for hayrides, a bounce house, temporary tattoos, games, a hay maze and face painting. Don’t miss the best autumn attraction for littles: catapult pumpkin launching. Check their website for details on events such as Holiday Bazaar and Family Movie Night. Run by Grace Avenue United Methodist Church, this pumpkin patch benefits outreach efforts to help the needy.
Cost: Free; pumpkins for purchase
261 Country Club Road, Allen
Stock up on carving, baking, mini and giant pumpkins at this kid-friendly patch. The iconic red barn at Creekwood UMC sets the perfect backdrop for your fall family photo. Creekwood’s Fall Carnival from 2−6pm on October 17 will have crafts, games, face painting and more — don’t forget your costumes.
Cost: Free; pumpkins for purchase
910 S. Collins, Arlington
October 5–31; 11am–8pm daily
In early October, FCC Arlington and Rush Creek Christian Church of Arlington will partner to bring thousands of pumpkins to the FCC property. Come by to walk through the pumpkin displays, take family photos, read an autumn story to your kids and enjoy a few lawn games. More than 5,000 differend gourds and pumpkins will be available.
Cost: Free admission
3101 Coit Road, Plano
October 1−31; daily 9am−7pm
Up to two tons of pumpkins were dropped off at Christ UMC last month in preparation for this pumpkin patch fundraiser. Round up your little pumpkins and the camera for lots of photo opportunities. Face painting is available most weekends. Plus, all kids get a sticker.
Cost: Free; pumpkins for purchase
1010 S Pearl Expressway, Dallas; 214/664-9110
Through October 31; Fri & Sun 10am–5pm, Sat 8am–5pm
Do double duty with grocery shopping and fall photo ops at the Dallas Farmers Market’s patch. Pumpkins and gourds of all shapes, sizes and colors will be available for purchase. Don’t leave without getting a festive balloon from the on-site balloon artist. Visit during any weekend through December 31 to take advantage of Holiday Hall, featuring local craft and gift vendors.
Cost: Free; pumpkins for purchase
3646 Rosemeade Parkway, Dallas
October 24; 11am–4pm
Ruibal’s annual autumn extravaganza returns with a hay maze, corn house, pumpkin decorating, face painting and more. Ditch the picnic and snack on provisions from food vendors all decorated with autumn hues. As always, Ruibal’s will have an extensive selection of pumpkins, gourds and fall plants perfect for your front porch. Bring the camera for lots of picture perfect backdrops.
Cost: Free; pumpkins and concessions for purchase
2100 State Blvd., McKinney; 214/544-7550
October 18−31; Mon−Thu 10am−2pm, Fri−Sat 9:30am−5pm, Sun 1−5pm
Photo vignettes, vintage farm equipment, a hay maze and pumpkins for purchase are available daily at this annual community event. Proceeds from pumpkin sales benefit McKinney Christian Academy. Lots of FREE weekend extras including hayrides, live music, food trucks, pumpkin carving and an all-new petting zoo.
Cost: Free for most activities; concessions and pumpkins for purchase
9845 McCree Road, Dallas; 214/348-1345
October 3–31; Sun–Thu 1pm–7pm, Fri–Sat 10am–7pm
Round up the family — even Fido — and head to St. James’ annual pumpkin patch to stock up on supplies for your autumn hearth. Bring the camera to snap a festive family photo or silly face-in-the-hole pictures. Purchase a variety of mini, baking and oversized pumpkins and gourds with proceeds benefiting St. James’ youth group programs.
Cost: Free admission; pumpkins for purchase
3701 S. Custer Road, McKinney; 972/369-0874, storybookranch.com
Thru November 1; Mon−Fri 10am to dark, Sat 9am to dark
Your littles can ride ponies, navigate a hay maze, jump in bounce houses, meet furry friends at a petting zoo and tour a historic western town by wagon all with a scenic autumn backdrop. Plus, every kid gets a free mini pumpkin with admission while supplies last. Visit during their family-friendly Halloween party on October 30 for costume contests and prizes.
Cost: Access to the patch is free; admission to other activities is $15 per child over 2 years and $5 per adult. Pumpkins for purchase.
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Thanks to DFW Child for some of these!