pumpkin patch

The Best Local Pumpkin Patches

Each fall, farms across Greater Phoenix extend a warm invitation for you to embrace the spirit of the season. They offer an array of festivities, spanning from corn mazes to picturesque pumpkin patches, ensuring delightful experiences for the entire family. Here are a few of the best local farms to choose a pumpkin, ride a hay bale, get lost in a corn maze, and pick up some seasonal treats!

  • Mother Nature’s Farm in Gilbert – A one-stop shop for all your seasonal needs. From pumpkins that proudly range from 1 ounce to 500 pounds to fall decorations for sale at Maneau’s Market. Admission includes a pumpkin, a hayride, access to Alexander’s Adventure Maze, the spider web crawl, and an opportunity to feed the petting zoo animals. www.mothernaturesfarm.com/pumpkinpatch
  • Vertuccio Farms, Mesa -Explore the 5-acre corn maze, hit the mini golf links, paint a pumpkin, check out the farm animals and visit the farmers market for seasonal produce and flowers (there are even corn stalks and hay bales for sale). Sound like fun? That’s just the beginning. There’s pumpkin bowling, a zip line, and a variety of farm-inspired obstacles to climb, slide, and bounce your way through. www.vertucciofarms.com/events/fall-festival/
  • MacDonald’s Ranch Annual Pumpkin Patch in Scottsdale – MacDonald’s Ranch first opened to the public in 1970 and, in the years since, has become a community staple, offering both a taste of the Wild, Wild West and interactive farm experiences. This north Scottsdale hidden gem celebrates the fall season with its annual Pumpkin Patch festivities, including a petting zoo, a panning for gold experience, a hay-bale maze, a pedal car track, and a variety of lawn games. www.macdonaldsranch.com/pumpkin-patch
  • Tolmachoff Farms in Glendale – This four-generation family farm in Glendale becomes a family-friendly playground each autumn. Pack up the crew and head out to the Pumpkin Days celebration, where plenty of fresh air and space for social distancing await you. In addition to selecting a gorgeous gourd, you’ll want to stick around for the petting zoo, train ride, hay pyramid, corn box, pedal cart track, and bounce house. Another must for the season is the 6-acre family corn maze that’s created around a new theme each year. There’s also a mini corn maze — perfect for the little ones — and a haunted corn maze for the thrill seekers. www.tolmachoff-farms.com/new/pumpkin-days/Rocker
  • 7 Farm Patch in Buckeye -Looking for a fall experience beyond the pumpkin patch? You’re in luck. This year, the Rocker 7 Brand announced that its Farm Patch location will open its sunflower field! For the safety of all guests, the Sunflower field schedule includes appointment-only time slots, and reservations can be made online in advance. www.rocker7farmpatch.com/sunflower-field/