October is right around the corner, so we are excited to share with you our guide to pumpkin picking and farm fun around the Columbus area. Whether you are just looking for the perfect pumpkin or two, or want to add in some family fun with it, there is something on this list for everyone.
**Please call ahead, or visit the website or facebook page of your destination for up to date information to confirm hours, events and availability of market items and activities.**
6142 Lewis Center Rd, Galena.
September 16-October 31
Enjoy a hayride through the scenic woods of Freeman’s Farm, delicious fresh popped kettle corn, fall treats and decorations include pumpkins, fall squash, gourds, decorations, jelly, jams, apple butter, candy, apples, and fall gifts. (Activities are subject to change without notice.) Admission is free. There is a charge for food, some activities, and items purchased in the fall market.
Weekend Activities Include: Hayrides, Petting Animals, Concessions (roast-yourself hot dogs over the campfire; chili, chips and beverages), and Fall Sand Art. Festival hours with activities will be Saturdays (10 AM – 5 PM) and Sundays (11 AM – 5 PM) Sept 16-Oct 29
8738 Marysville Rd, Ostrander.
September 16 to October 28
Open Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am to 5 pm, Open one Friday only: Oct. 13
A pre-purchased ticket is required for every guest. Visit the website for more details!
Pumpkins, gourds and squash are all available at the barnyard for purchase. The farm activities except Big Zip are included with admission and include hayrides, combine slide, pumpkin jump, pumpkin plunge, mini zip line and much more.
2920 Rt. 203, Radnor.
Open September 23-October 29
Corn maze, mini golf, pumpkin picking, hayrides, farm animals, jump pad and more!
See calendar on the website for days and times along with admission pricing. Some activities are open Tuesday-Thursday nights, 4:30pm-7pm, but not all activities will be available on weeknights. Also open on select Monday and Fridays in October. Weekend hours are Saturdays and Sundays: 10am-7pm. Admission required to pick pumpkins from the patch during the weekend. There is no admission to pick out of the patch during weeknights. No admission required to shop in the gift shop.
7255 US Hwy 42, Plain City.
September 9-October 29
Saturdays & Sundays, 11 AM – 6 PM. *We close at 4 PM on 10/29
Farm Yard Pass: Adults & Children $15.00, Seniors $5.00, 2 & under free. Season Pass: $20.00. Includes: Animal Barn, Jumping Pillow, Pedal Cart Track, Zip Line, Tractor Swings, Hay & Corn barn, Hill Slide, Diggers, Tire Climb, Wagon Ride, & Moo Moo Express. Farm yard pass is not required to pick apples, pumpkins or visit the market and cafe. More details can be found on the website.
581 S. Galena Rd, Sunbury
September 23-October 31
Sept 23-Oct 31 | Mon-Fri 11-5, Sat-Sun 10-6
Fall Fun Activities (Sept 23-Oct 31)
Weekends (Sat-Sun) 10-6
Friday October 13, 11-4
Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch to find your perfect pumpkin from the thousands growing in our field. Fall fun activities include: hayride, pumpkin slide, straw maze, corn cannon and more. Check out the “Fall Fun Activities” activities page on the website for full details.
9015 London Groveport Rd. Grove City
September 28-October 31, 2023
Open 9:00 am – 7:00 pm daily
Come to the farm for Fall Fun Days! Make your plans now for a special fall memory this season. We are excited to have you visit our farm and enjoy all that the farm has to offer. We have a beautiful setting for wonderful fall pictures. Our straw-filled barn is a favorite place to provide plenty of fun. Stop by the farm market bakery to fill up with donuts, cookies, turnovers, and other delicious treats. Apple cider, hot chocolate and coffee are also served daily. A hayride wagon will take you from the pumpkin field to your car after you have found the perfect pumpkin to take home.
9399 Morse Rd. SW, Pataskala
PUMPKINS – U-PICK 2023 – INFORMATION COMING SOON!
There is a 1 pumpkin purchase minimum to enter the patch. The ticker on homepage will have the latest information. The market generally has a good supply up to Halloween week. Feel free to call the market before making the trip to be sure we are not sold out for the given day. 740-927-8559
In addition to pumpkins, you can also visit the Corn Maze, every Friday – Saturday – Sunday, September 8 through October 29.
2492 State Rte 37 W, Delaware
The month of October brings in the pumpkins. Whether you need pumpkins for making pumpkin pies, decorations or for Jack-O-Lanterns for Halloween, be sure to come to our farm to select your pumpkin. You can either pick one out of our huge pumpkin pile, or on Saturdays and Sundays in October, you can take a ride in our hay wagon to our pumpkin field to pick your own.
Hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 9am-7pm. Sunday: 12pm-5pm. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
4413 National Rd SW, Hebron
September 16-October 29
Open Wednesday through Sunday: 10am-7pm. Closed Monday and Tuesday.
There is no admission charge to our Market, Pumpkin Area, and Parking Lots!
5066 Keller Rd, Hebron
September 9- October 31
Wednesday-Sunday: 10am-7pm (weather permitting)
Pick one of our Locally Grown Pumpkins, get lost in our Corn Maze and Sunflower Trails, take a ride on our Cow-train, jump on our Jumping Pillow, eat Pumpkin inspired goodies, enjoy one of our many kids activities and most of all, make memories that will last a lifetime. Our family can’t wait to welcome your family in September!
5766 Jacksontown Rd, Newark
September 15-October 31
Sunday-Friday: 12pm-7pm, Saturday: 10am-7pm
Activity wristband includes unlimited use of Giant Slides, Corn Maze, Duck Races, Farm Animals and more. Beyond activities, we are your one-stop-shop for all your fall decorating needs. Our pumpkins are individually priced to ensure an affordable experience.
Keep checking back often as I update this post throughout September and October!