Fall has arriiivveeddd!!! Now for the fun stuff. Let's talk pumpkin patches! From Seattle to Portland there are quite a few options to satisfy any type of need. We have farms with nothing, but pumpkins and patches with so many activities it will make you head spin. Then there is one that is kid friendly, but also has some good adult scary fun too! So buckle up and let's take a tour.

Olympia

Hunter Family Farm

7401 Yelm Hwy SE, Olympia, WA 98513

Hours 9am-6pm | Sept 30-Oct 31

Payment options: Cash or Card. 

If you use card there is a $5 minium on Visa and Master Card. There is an ATM on location and they do not accept checks.

There is no admission fee, but there is a fee for each activity. They have festively decorated barnyard areas that are great for photo ops, such as a goat walk, picnic tables, a holiday shop and of course the barns! Plus on the weekends they have food available. How can you go wrong with that?

Pumpkins are priced by size and range from .75- $25. You can either pick one from the patch or get ones from the barnyard. They have carts available for you or you can bring your own and it's stroller friendly!!

Activities range from $1-8 a piece and include:

  • $1- Wagon Rides, Great Pumpkin Sling Shot* and the Ducky Races*. 
  • $2- Carousel*. 
  • $3 - Junior Corn Maze, Pillow Jump*, Kiddie Train* and European Super Slides* (3 slides for $7) 
  • $4 - Hay maze w/ Giant Slide (slide only is $2), Atv Adventure* 
  • $6 - Giant Corn Maze,  $8 Camel Rides* and Pony Rides*

*are weekend only activities

http://pumpkinpatch.hunterfamilyfarm.com/pumpkin-patch-home/


Rutledge Corn Maze 

302 93rd Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501

Hours Sun-Thurs 10am-6pm & Fri- Sat 10am- 12am Oct 1-31st

Price $8 per person daytime general admission (10 am- 5:59pm)

        $12 per person nighttime admission (6pm- close) 

        .35 per lbs for pumpkins

General Admission includes the corn maze, corn train, cow train, corn cannon, swings, zip swings , calf roping practice station , corn hole , and spooky the square pumpkin story hour!

Kids 11 and under are half price on kids day which is October 7th. They offer free tractor rides to the pumpkin patch AND you can book birthday parties! 

If you have older kids or feeling adventurous for a date night check out their huanted maze that is open from 8pm-12am or their Zombie Apocalypse Paintball also from 8pm-12am!

The Haunted Maze is $20 per person and the Zombie Paintball is $16. Want to really get your heart racing? Get the combo ticket for $36 and do them both in the same night! Yeah...you won't find me there...Maybe if it was evil disney villian paintball or something, but not zombies, never zombie.

Make sure to check their site before you go though they do have special nights when they close at 10pm, mainly during the week or on the occasional Sunday.

https://www.rutledgecornmaze.com/attractions


Schilter Family Farm

141 Nisqually Cutoff Rd. SE, Olympia, 360.459.4023 

Hours 10am-6pm Daily / Halloween 10am-4pm | Sept 30 - Oct 31 st

There is no admission fee for pumpkin picking or to visit the farm market, HOWEVER if you want to do any of the activities there is a one and you have a few options!

WeekDAYS you can do $7 per person (2 and under are free) or $25 for a family pass that is good for up to 6 people ( two adults and up to four children).

Weekday activities include these fun options:

  • Corn maze,
  • hay ride
  • petting farm 
  • hay maze in barn 
  • hay jump 
  • Busy Bee Garden and play area
  • giant sand table play area 
  • duck races
  • pedal tractors 
  • inner tube jumper
  • Fort Nisqually play area with slides 
  • cow roping 
  • pumpkin bowling 
  • Berry Bounce jumping pillow opens at 3pm on weekdays (one five minute jump is included. Additional jumps for extra fee)

WeekENDS you have the basic $7 per person still, but the family pass goes up to $50 and they added a combo for $12 per person.  The difference between the basic and combo admissions is what is included with each. 

Weekend Basic Admission includes:

  • Hay ride
  • petting farm
  • hay maze in barn
  • hay jump, 
  • Busy Bee Garden and play area, 
  • giant sand table play area, 
  • duck races, 
  • pedal tractors,
  • inner tube jumper.

Weekend Combo includes:

  • everything in the basic weekend admission 
  • Corn maze 
  • Fort Nisqually play area with slides 
  • cow roping 
  • pumpkin bowling 
  • one five minute jump on the Berry Bounce jumping pillow
  • One ride per person on the Round-up Railway Cow Train
  • One shot each on the Pumpkin Blaster or Corn Cannon

They also offer military and group discounts, as well as a unlimited month pass. For those I suggest checking out their website here : http://schilterfamilyfarm.com/fall/hours/


Ashley Creek Farm

9221 Littlerock Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512

Hours 9-5 Oct 3 & 4 ONLY! 

While it might not have all the glitz and glamour that comes with hosting lots of activities or being open for several weekends, it has it's own breathe taking beauty. This 

http://ashleycreek.com/events/


Puyallup

Picha Farms

6502 52nd ST E Puyallup, WA 98371

Hours: 3pm- 6pm M-F 10am-6pm S-S | Sept 30- Oct 31

Payment Options: Cash, Card and Checks

From what I could tell there is no admission fee and that you merely pay for the activities you want to enjoy and your pumpkins!

They have a corn maze, sling shot and hay rides. The corn maze is $6 a person, $5 per person if you have a group of 15 plus people with 3 and under being free. The sling shot is $1 per shot. The hay ride is $3 per person and $2 per person for groups of 15 or more and 1 and under are free. 

This farm is DOG FRIENDLY!! Another fun thing about this place is you could win 15 lbs of free pumpkin if you hit the target with the sling shot. They will have some awesome vendors there on the weekends including Great Northwest Popcorn, Housewife Hotdogs and Curbside Coffee. From the way they described their fair, it sounds absolutely mouth watering!

http://www.pichafarms.com/pumpkins.php


Spooner Berry Farms

9710 State Route 162 East Puyallup, WA

Hours 9am- 6pm | Sept 30 - Oct 31st 

Payment Options: Cash and Card (V/MC/Amex) No Checks. There is an ATM on site!

 This farm offers some fun options with their guided tours during the week (minimum 10 people needed) however beyond finding the prices for the tours and their corn maze I can't find any prices for the rest of their activities or an entrance fee. I want to say that isn't admission fee and that you pay per activity, but I don't want promise something and be wrong. I would definitely give them a call before heading out! 

This year they are offering a 

  • Pumpkin Sling Shot
  •  Farm Animals
  •  Face Painting 
  • Candy Store
  • Caramel Popcorn
  • Caramel Apples
  • Becky's Animal Barn
  • Corn Maze
  • Two Guide Tours to pick from! 

Check out their flyer and website here for more information:

http://www.spoonerberries.com/harvest-festival/harvest-festival-tours/

http://www.spoonerberries.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2017-Spooner-Harvest-Festival-Flyer.pdf


Union

Hunter Farms

Hours 9am- 5pm Sun-Sat | Oct 1-31

There is a $4 admission fee, but this covers entrance into the farm, the hay maze, tractor rides out the pumpkin patches and the corn maze! There will be food and drinks from local vendor in their general store.

Pumpkins are .32 a lbs this year unless they are under 5 lbs then they are a flat $2. Their gourds and small pumpkins are prices individually. 

http://hunter-farms.com/pumpkin_patch


Buckley

Maris Farms

25001 Sumner-Buckley Hwy Buckley, WA 98321

Hours 930-6 | Sept 30-Oct 31

Weekend: Ages: 3-10 $18, 11 + 19.70 and Group Rate $16.20

This covers your admittance into the patch and all this fun-ness:

  • corn maze,
  • ziplines,
  • pedal carts,
  • jumping pillow (weather permitting),
  • tube slide,
  • corn room,
  • animal barn,
  • human foosball,
  • rat rollers,
  • pumpkin tetherball,
  • tug O' war,
  • hayride
  • much more.
  • mechanical bull,
  • catch and release trout fishing,
  • live pig and duck races,
  • apple blasters
  • Digger Dell

Weekday: Ages 3-10 $8.8, 11 + 9.9 and Group Rate 8

This covers your admittance into the patch and all this awesomeness:

  • corn maze,
  • ziplines,
  • pedal carts,
  • jumping pillow (weather permitting),
  • tube slide,
  • corn room,
  • animal barn,
  • human foosball,
  • rat rollers,
  • pumpkin tetherball,
  • tug O' war,
  • hayride
  • much more.

http://marisfarms.com/


Carnation (Near Sammamish)

Remlinger

32762-32998 NE 32nd St, Carnation, WA 98014

Hours Weekends only starting on Sept 23-24th from 10 am - 6 pm

Price is $19.75 plus Tax (1 and under are free)

That price gives access to EVERYTHING plus a discount on your pumpkin! They have 25 different rides, live entertainment, a, tractor drawn hay rides and more. A caveat to the pumpkin discount. That discount does not apply if you do the U-pick Pumpkin. Not sure exactly what the difference is from their Fun Park/Market ones are.

Some of their festivities include: an authentic steam train ride, a cool mine-twister roller coaster, hand-led pony trail rides, antique car rides, hay maze, hay jump, 4-H barnyard animals, mini ferris wheel, a climbing wall,plus a couple of bouncy houses and a giant slide. 

If you are worried about getting hungry while you're there, never fear their mouth watering menu has got you covered with lots of options!

https://remlingerfarms.com/events.htm


Portland

Roloff Farm

23985 NW Grossen Dr, Hillsboro, OR 97124

Hours 10am-6pm Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays | Sept 30 - Oct 1

Payment Options: Cash and Card (V & MC) No Checks.

Admission to the pumpkin patch and parking is free! However there is a lot more going here on here that you are going to want access to. They offer three different options:

  • All Inclusive Pass $14 per person (2 & under is free): 

This is includes their famous 30 min. wagon tour and the adventure zone entry. 

  • Wagon Tour Only $10 per person:

this is for the 30 minute gudied wagon tour of th farm 

  • Adventure Zone Entry Only $8 per person:

Unlimited access to their Adventure Zone! Kiddos 10 and younger MUST be accompanied by a paying adult and ages 2 and under are free!

They offer special discounts for Seniors, military and groups! 

In addtition to the pumpkin patch they have a food corner, fresh kettle popcorn, a gift barn, wagon tours, pony rides face paintings and a kid's zone! 

The Kid's zone has lots of fun activities like a hay pyramid, a kiddy train, spooky forest trail loop, a tarantula track, giant sling shot, obstacle course, a petting zoo and so much more! 

It is a smidge of a drive as it's down in Hillsboro just west of Portland, but I have heard great things about it. Plus it's also great for fans of the show Little People Big World! From what I understand they are currently filming for new episodes, so you might see them out and about with their camera crew.

http://www.rolofffarms.com/pumpkin-season-2017/


And that's it! Well at least as far as I could find anyway. If you know of any that I missed, please let me know in the comments or send me an email and I will make sure to add it to list! Also let me know who y'all have visited and what you thought! Personally I am holding my mini session this year at Hunter Family Farms over Olympia and will be taking my little monsters there soon. 

Happy Fall Y'all!!

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