The metro area loves a good celebration and fall harvest and Halloween provide great reasons to whoop it up. We’ve gathered some of our favorite farms – they all have pumpkin patches (or at least pumpkins available) – plus other fun things for kids. However you carve it up, it all adds up to big treats for fall.
Here’s the info for your old favorites, and for some new ones to try out. Did we miss one? Let us know below.
The Pumpkin Patch
What: Check out the huge corn maize, and enjoy other farm fun — like hayrides, a barn with lots of different animals, a cow train, and more.
Dates/Times: September: open daily, 10 am – 6 pm; October: Sunday – Thursday, 10 am – 6 pm; Friday and Saturday, 10 am – 10 pm
Cost: For the maze: $8 for ages 13+, $6 ages 6-12 and seniors.
Where: 16511 NW Gillihan Rd. Portland, OR 97231
What: All the pumpkin patch classics abound at this well-known farm. They’ve got hay rides, u-pick produce, a corn maze and haunted corn maze. On Friday and Saturday nights in October, the maze will have a cabaret theme with music, performers and maybe a movie. Part of the maze will be haunted, but parents will see warning signs if they have little ones.
Dates/Times: Maze is open Monday-Saturday, 9 am – 6 pm; Sunday, 9 am – 8 pm.
Cost: Maze $6 ages 5 and up. Cabaret and haunted maze (October only) is $10 adults; $5 ages 5 and up.
Where: 17100 NW Sauvie Island Rd.. Portland, OR 97231
Bella Organic Farm
What: Find your favorite pumpkin among acres of pumpkins. Ride a free hay ride, and check out other family-friendly fall activities like a cow train, grain train, hay maze, duck races and farm animals. Starting in October, there will also be face painting, voodoo doughnuts and more.
Dates/Time: Corn maze open daily 9 am to 5 pm through September 30. From October 1-31, open daily Sunday through Thursday from 9 am to 6 pm; Friday and Saturday from 9 am to 10 pm. Pumpkin patch open daily September 30 to October 31, 9 am to 6 pm.
Costs: Activities are $2 and up. Corn maze is $5 for ages 6-12; $7 for ages 13 and up.
Where: 16205 NW Gillihan Rd Portland OR 97231
What: Wander through the corn maze, climb through hayland, visit the goats, take a hayride tour, bounce down the bouncy slide and enjoy more festive fun.
Dates/Times: Monday – Friday, 4-8 pm. Saturday and Sunday, 9 am – 8 pm.
Cost: $1 and up, using tokens.
Where: 8433 NE Fazio Way Portland OR 97211
Plumper Pumpkin Patch and Tree Farm
What: Enjoy the full-on pumpkin patch experience with hay rides, a hay maze, grain jump, play structure, and farm animals. On weekends, you’ll find extra fun like pumpkin flinging machines, pumpkin croquet, pony rides, barrel train, and more.
Dates/Times: Open 9 am-5:00 pm Sept. 26-Oct. 31.
Cost: Prices vary by type of pass $5 to $48 (family pass).
Where: 11453 NW Old Cornelius Pass Rd. . Portland, OR 97231 Contact: 503-645-9561
East of Portland/Hood River
Old McDonald’s Farm For one weekend only, your child will meet over 30 animals and have a variety of homegrown pumpkins to choose from. There will be hot dogs, veggie dogs and marshmallow to roast, plus fun activities like horseback and hay rides.
Dates/Time: October 8-9, 11 am – 5 pm.
Cost: Entrance is free; charge for food and activities, which will support their non-profit children’s program.
Where: 1001 SE Evans Rd., Corbett OR
Draper Girls Country Farm
What: Check out the straw maze. Catch great views of Mt. Hood while enjoying your u-pick produce (or stocking up from the farm stand). Don’t forget to buy some food for the adorable goats!
Dates/Times: Open 10 am-5pm daily.
Where: 6200 Hwy. 35. Parkdale, OR 97041
Packer Orchards Bakery & Farm Place (formerly Rasmussen Farms)
What: Fun farm activities for all ages, including a corn maze and pumpkin bowling.
Dates/Times: Daily Oct. 1 – 31, 10 am – 5 pm.
Where: 3020 Thomsen Rd.. Hood River , OR 97031
Bushue’s Family Farm and Nursery
What: Lots of fun activities await, like pumpkin bowling, hayslide, pig train rides, hayrides, an adventure park and more. Come see the farm’s chickens, goats, sheep and pigs too.
Dates/Times: Pumpkin patch opens October 1. Tuesday to Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm.
Cost: Activities are $2-$3 each
Where: 9880 SE Revenue Rd Boring OR 97009
What: Get lost in a 5-acre corn maze, and enjoy other fall fun, like a pumpkin-pult, hayride, kids pavilion, pumpkin decorating, kiddy maze, farm animals, hayrides and tractors.
Dates/Times: September 24-October 31, 9 am to 5 pm.
Cost: Buy a pass for $13-15, or pay per activity.
Where: 14050 SE Richey Rd Boring OR 97009
What: Wander through the fantasy trail with spooky sights and sounds. Pumpkins and refreshments are also available.
Dates/Times: Daily October 1-30, noon-5 pm, 7-10 pm..
Cost: $6 adults, $5 kids.
Where: 19754 South Ridge Rd Oregon City OR 97045
West of Portland
What: Enjoy classic pumpkin patch fun, like a hay pyramid, petting zoo, pony rides, kiddy train and more. Plus some less-classic fun like wild animals – including a tiger!
Dates/Times: Weekends in October, 10 am – 6 pm.
Cost: Admission to the pumpkin patch is free. Entry to the adventure area only is $7; wagon tours are $10; combo pass is $13.
Where: 23985 NW Grossen Dr Helvetia OR 97124
South of Portland
What: Lots of free attractions, including a hay maze, farm animals, play structure, tractor, hay “house,” and more. Food is available for purchase on the weekends.
Dates/Times: Monday-Thursday, 9 am-6 pm; Friday and Saturday, 9 am- 6 pm with night maze open until 9:30 pm; Sunday 10 am – 5 pm. Activities begin October 1.
Cost: Corn maze is $7 ages 13 and up, $5 5-12, free under 5. Many other events are free.
Where: 15801 SW Roy Rogers Rd Sherwood OR 97140
What: Celebrate fall with an animal barn, corn tunnels, giant slide, hayride and more every day. Extra events on weekdays include bug trains, jumping pillow, apple canon and more.
Dates/Times: Monday-Saturday, 9 am – 6 pm; Sunday 9 am – 5 pm
Cost: Weekdays: general admission is $3 ages 3 and up; $5 for activities. Weekends: $5 general admission ages 3 and up and $12 for unlimited wristband or play individual games for tickets.
Where: 12989 Howell Prairie Rd Gervais OR 97026
Fir Point Farms
What: Enjoy the 6 acre pumpkin patch and lots of fun activities every weekend in October. Activities include a Charlotte’s Web corn maze, 3000-square foot kids zone (for ages 0 to 7), cow train, giant slides, bounce house, hayrides, nature trail path, pony rides, apple cider donuts and more.
Dates/Times: Tuesday-Sunday, 9 am – 5 pm; activities begin at 10 am.
Costs: $12 for an all-day pass, or $3 for each activity and $5 for the corn maze.
Where: 14601 Arndt Rd Aurora OR 97002
What: Ride a pumpkin train, climb a hay pyramid, and heck out the farm animals, from alpaca to rooster.
Dates/Times: Daily, September 24-October 31, 10 am – 6 pm. Train runs October 1, 7, 8, and 14-29.
Costs: Train $6.50 ages 13-64, $4.50 ages 2-12, free ages 0-2.
Where: 2512 N Holly Canby OR 97013
French Prairie Gardens
What: Enjoy a day of farm fun. They’ve got pig races, sides, a hay maze, corn maze, pig barrel train rides, tire swings, farm animals, and a large kids’ play area.
Dates/Times: Tues-Sat 9 am-6 pm, Sun 10 am-5 pm Sept. 25-Oct. 30. Some activities weekends only. Closed Monday.
Cost: $5 weekend admission; $7 weekday admission; $10 for unlimited wristband
Where: 17673 French Prairie Rd.. St. Paul, OR 97137
What: Traditional Pumpkin Patch fun, like hayrides, train rides, fire engine rides, pony rides and more on weekends. Petting zoo, slides, corn maze and more daily.
Dates/Times: Open daily in October, 10 am to 5 pm. Hayrides, train rides, and fire engine rides only offered on the weekends.
Cost: $2.50 and up per activity.
Where: 21425 SE Grand Island Loop Dayton OR 97114
What: Lee Farms’ pumpkin patch boasts farm animals, petting zoo, hay maze, corn maze, hayrides, pony rides (weekends only), bouncy house and more.
Dates/Times: September 24-October 31. Monday-Friday, 12-6 pm, Saturday and Sunday 9 am – 6 pm.
Costs: Weekend general admission is $3.75, with wristbands from $11.25 – $15. Weekday wristbands are $11.25.
Where: 21975 SW 65th Ave Tualatin OR 97062
Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm
What: The Pumpkin Fest has activity tents, duck races, a tube slide, spider web, scavenger hunt, corn maze, cow train ride, tractor rides and more.
Dates/Times: Weekends September 30-October 30, 10 am – 6 pm. Monday-Thursday open with limited activities.
Cost: Weekdays: $5 general admission for ages 3 and up; Weekends: $8 ages 3 and up; $6 for seniors.
Where: 33814 S Meridian Rd Woodburn OR 97071
North of Portland
What: Enjoy the beautiful scenery while taking a train ride or boat ride. Wander through the corn maze and see the farm animals daily. Weekends only, you can also check out a caterpillar ride, face painting and pony rides.
Dates/Times: September 24- October 31. Pumpkin patch is open Monday through Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm. Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm. Closes noon on Halloween. Corn maze is open Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 5 pm, Friday and Saturday 9 am to 10 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm.
Cost: $4 to ride on the boat and train. Corn maze is $5 per person, or $1 per year up to age 5.
Where: 32055 NW North Av North Plains OR 97133
Pumpkin Lane at Pomeroy Farm
What: Activities include a mile-long hayride around Pumpkin Lane, featuring over 100 pumpkin people set in various scenes and vignettes. There’s also a hay bale maze, pumpkin flume, yard games, barn animals and more.
Dates/Times: Every weekend in October. Saturdays 10 am – 4 pm. Sundays 11 am – 4 pm.
Cost: $6 adults, $4 ages 3-11, free ages 0-2.
Where: 20902 NE Lucia Falls Rd Yacolt WA 98675
What: Admission includes corn maze, farm animals, bale maze, corn crib, bale pyramid, pedal tractor driving, calf roping station, pumpkin launcher and more.
Dates/Times: Every weekend in October. Fridays 2-5:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday 10 am – 5:30 pm.
Cost: $10 per person ages 3 and up. Seniors $8.
Where: 9504 NE 119th St, Vancouver WA