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Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes near Birmingham Featured

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By Courtney Corbridge

 

Fall isn’t fall without a good corn maze or pumpkin patch. But finding the best one online can prove a challenge. So we’ve done the hard work for you. Here are some of the best pumpkin patches in the state—complete with addresses, phone numbers, activities, fees, and hours of operation. It’s all of what you need and none of what you don’t. Find the best one near you!

 

Birmingham

 

The Great Pumpkin Patch

39min north of Birmingham

1hr 20min from Huntsville

 

288 Co Rd. 45, Hayden, Al 35079

205-616-6431

http://greatpumpkinpatch.com/

 

Open from Sept. 26–Nov. 1, Birmingham’s Great Pumpkin Patch is the image in your head when you think, “take me to a pumpkin patch.” Here you can take your celebrations to the next level with extreme bungee jumping, an inflatable park, pony rides, and train rides. Admission is free, so any charges are just for what you choose to do.

 

Mon–Thu, 8am–4pm

Fri and Sat, 8am–6pm

Sun, 1–6pm

 

Admission

FREE

$7–9 wagon rides (pumpkin included)

$3–5 inflatable park

$1–3 pony rides

$1–3 train rides

$1–2 petting zoo

 

Bennett Farms

1hr 8min east of Birmingham

2hrs 5 min from Montgomery

 

1073 County Road 13

Heflin, AL 36264

http://www.bennettfarms.com/

 

 

Each weekend in October, take your kids for some fun at Bennett Farms. They are complete with hayrides, petting zoos, corn cribs, a hay maze, pipe slide, tire crawl, and wagon train. To top it off, on Saturdays from 11am–1pm, there is live music from guys like John Howle, Russell Blanton, or the David Winkle Band. Don’t miss it.

 

Fri, 2–5pm

Sat, 9am–5pm

Sun, 1–5pm

 

Admission

$10 child admission (kids younger than 1 are free)

$5 adult admission

$3–20 pumpkins are an additional fee

 

 

4D Farm

55min north of Birmingham

1hr 6min from Huntsville

http://www.4dfamilyfarm.com/

 

7066 County Road 703

Cullman, Alabama 35055

256-775-2924

 

If there’s a place that has it all, it’s 4D farm. The usual corn box, hayride, pillow jump, petting zoo, hay jump, corn maze, and pumpkin patch are all here. But then there are duck races, pig races, cow trains, and horse swings. And even that’s not all. You still have to add in the massive spider web, 200ft kid’s zipline, corn cannons, pumpkin slingshots, two-story play barn, and the 80ft black mamba slide! Close to both Birmingham and Huntsville, this place is practically an amusement park, and it’s open from Sept. 26–Oct. 31.

 

Fri, 2–6pm

Sat, 10am–6pm

Sun, 12:30–6pm

 

 

Admission

Fri

$9.95 general admission

$7.95 admission for 65+

 

Sat & Sun

$10.95 general admission

$7.95 admission for 65+

 

 

Pumpkins are an additional fee

$2–4 corn cannon

$2–4 pumpkin slingshots

$4 pony rides 

 

 

Pumpkin Patch Express

35min south of Birmingham

53min from Montgomery

 

1919 9th St

Calera, AL 35040

205-668-3435

http://www.hodrrm.org/body.cfm?id=231

 

Combine your pumpkin search with the love of trains! The Pumpkin Patch Express takes you on a 1 1/2 hour ride through the forests of Shelby County, and at the end, you get to pick a pumpkin, jump on the bounce house, and more! It’s a new way to experience the joy of finding your perfect pumpkin every weekend in October.

 

Train Ride Schedule:

Sat—10am, 1pm, and 3pm (3pm excluded on Oct. 31)

Sun—1pm and 3pm

 

Admission

$14–17 coach

$25 caboose

$35 locomotive

Children under 2 are free

 

 

Faye Whittemore Farms

51min northwest of Birmingham

1hr 21min from Huntsville

2hr 18min from Montgomery

 

1335 Forrester Rd.

Jasper, AL 35504

205-522-4137

http://fayewhittemorefarms.com/

 

Put a spin on your pumpkin patch adventures with a pirate-ship playground. Faye Whittmore Farms also has a petting zoo, moonwalk, inflatable slide, fishing, and face painting. It’s a great place for the whole family.

 

Sat, 10am–5pm

Sun, 1pm–5pm

 

Admission

$10 general admission

Pumpkins are 30 cents per pound.

 

 

Old Baker Farm

41 min southeast of Birmingham

1hr 17 min from Montgomery

 

184 Furrow Lane,

Harpersville, Al 35078

205-672-7209

http://www.oldbakerfarm.com/

 

Old Baker Farm goes beyond the regular pumpkin patch with a cotton bounce, civil war reenactment, a cotton patch, hay maze, hay mountain, Indian festival dances, and horseback rides. Everything except food, horseback rides, and the crafts are included in the admission price.

 

Pumpkin Patch 9/26–10/31

Cotton Picking Celebration 10/24–25

 

Weekdays (3pm–dark)

Sat. (9am–dark)

Sun. (1pm–dark)

 

Admission

$10 general admission (pumpkin included)

 

Griffin Farms Pumpkin Patch

46 min southwest of Birmingham

 

826 Griffin Rd

West Blocton, Alabama

205-535-0552

http://www.griffinfarmsal.com/

 

Open from September 26 to October 31, Griffin Farms Pumpkin Patch has hayrides, corn cribs, a corn maze, petting zoo, swings, bouncy obstacle course, tire mountain, culvert slide, hay mountain, 450-foot zip line, 18-foot rock climbing wall, and 7-foot kids climbing wall. With an extra fee, you can also get your face painted and take a pony ride.

 

Sat, 9am–6pm

Sun, 12–6pm

 

Admission

$10 general admission (pumpkin included)

$5 pony rides

$5–10 face painting

 

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