Pumpkins, corn mazes and children’s zoos open this fall near Fayetteville


Photo: Courtesy, McGarrah Farms

Put on your flannel shirt, grab a pumpkin spice latte, and get ready to pick pumpkins, make hay, sauté corn, sauté apples, and other fall fun. , everybody.

It’s decorative gourd season, all of you.

Of course, there are plenty of ways to get your hands on a few porch pumpkins this year. You can buy one at the grocery store. If you started a few months ago, you might be able to grow one yourself.

But for those who like a little more fanfare for your fall pumpkin picking experience, well, there are plenty of options for that as well.

Below are seven local pumpkin plots we know of in Northwest Arkansas that will be open this season, several of them featuring hay rides, corn mazes, pony rides, children’s zoos and other fall entertainment.

Please let us know of any new spots that we may have missed in the comments below.

Happy pumpkin picking everyone.

Ozark Corn Maze at McGarrah Rivercrest Orchard

Site: 2991 S Dead Horse Mountain Road
Appointment: Open until October 31
Hours: From Thursday to Friday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
What: Large corn maze, pumpkin patch, sunflower field, hay rides, bumper cars, air cushions, trackless train, corn cradles, ball drop area, barn slide, 4-person backyard play area acres, apple blasters
More information: OzarkCornMaze.com

UMC Sequoyah Youth Pumpkin Patch

Site: 1910 Old Wire Road, Fayetteville
Appointment:Until October 31
Hours: Sunday-Friday 12 pm-7pm, Saturday 10 am-7pm
What: Sale of church pumpkins
More information: Facebook page

Reagan Family Farm

Site: 241 E 13e Rue, Fayetteville
Appointment: Until October 31
Hours: 2 p.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday
What: Stack Pumpkins, Lantern Pumpkins, and Pie Pumpkins
More information: Facebook page

Adventures on farmland

Site: 5355 Parsons Road, Springdale
Appointment: Open until November 6
Hours: Thursday 3 p.m.-9.30 p.m. (Oct. only), Friday 1 p.m.-9.30 p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m.-9.30 p.m.
What: Giant corn maze, pumpkin patch, pony rides, petting zoo, pig races, children’s playground and more
More information: FarmLandAdventures.com

Ranalli Farms Pumpkin Patch

Site: 2190 West, boulevard Henri De Tonti, Springdale
Appointment: Until October 31
Hours: Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
What: Pumpkin patch
More information: facebook.com/ranallifarms

Ozark Fall Festival

Site: 12880 Route 112, Cave Springs
Appointment: Open until October 31
Hours: Friday 5 pm-10pm, Saturday 10 am-6pm, Sunday 10 am-6pm
What: Corn maze, hayrides, corn cannon, cornhole, tricycle races, pony rides, wagon train, live music, climbing wall, and more
More information: EventsOnTheFarm.com

VanZant Farms

Site: 3705 AR-264, Lowell, AR
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 8 am-6pm
What: Fruit farm with pumpkins
More information: vanzantfruitfarms.com

McGarrah Farms

Site: 14816 Miser Road, Pea Ridge
Appointment: Until October 31
Hours: Monday to Friday from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
What: Pumpkin patch, tall grass maze, mule train ride, tractor ride, haystacks, hay tunnels, bounce mat, bale area. Admission is $ 10 per person.
More information: mcgarrahfarms.com