Best Pumpkin Patches in Central Texas


Fall is finally here which means that it’s time to start planning for your annual trip to the Pumpkin Patch! Whether you’re looking for an adventure or just want to spend quality family time together, there’s no better way to get into the spirit than by checking out these amazing locations. Did we mention that they have lots of fun activities like hayrides and pony rides? So what are you waiting for? IN this article we listed just some of the best pumpkin patches in central Texas that we have been to over the years.

Sweet Eats Farms (Georgetown)

Sweet Eats Farms, billed as “The Easter Bunny’s Lair,” is home to festivals year-round filled with surprises for both adults and children. Come see the giant sunflowers in June during their Sunflower Festival while picking your own orchids!

Or explore the pumpkin patch and hay bale maze. During the Fall Festival season building up your appetite for locally grown seasonal produce. Holiday joy awaits visitors of any age on Black Friday when Santa makes an appearance and reindeer join you for a festive adventure through our Gingerbread Village (plus indoor photos are available!) 

Sweet Berry Farms (Marble Falls)

Sweet Berry Farms is back for fall with lots of exciting yet spooky activities to harvest some fun on the outskirts of Marble Falls. From hayrides and scarecrow stuffing to corn maze mazes, pumpkin patches, and apple picking. You’re sure to have loads of refreshing family fun in a place where you won’t find any parking or admission fees! Just make sure your furry friends are left at home. If you’re ready for some down-home Texas hospitality, swing by and see why they say “the old-fashioned way is still the best!”

Texas Pumpkin Fest (Leander)

Pumpkinfest is a family-friendly autumn festival boasting all things pumpkin spice, including pumpkin ice cream, howlin’ chili contests, and going on hayrides. There are plenty of ways to fuel yourself up with delicious food and drink (beer sold separately.

So you can take part in fun fall activities. We also have hands-on learning experiences for kids. They can paint faces or collect their very own gourds from our nature walk. Don’t forget about entering your adorable pet in our animal costume contest or toss around some pumpkins for “extra credit.” You’ll even find live music performances happening throughout the event.

The Robinson Family Farm (Temple)

Turn a day at the pumpkin patch into an unforgettable, fall-adventure! Visit Robinson Family Farm to go on wagon and tractor hayrides, listen to live music, visit animals in the petting area, venture through the corn maze or our all-new ” Pumpkin Barn,” take aim with axes, and more! You’ll be able to explore acres of pumpkins ready for picking (or purchase), nibble on apple cider donuts made fresh every day, and treat yourself with some caramel apples.

In addition, we have a playground that’s been given rave reviews as one of Washington State’s best family destinations for kids of all ages. We’ve got everything you need for a perfect fall outing when you come to join us at Robinson Family Farm. Making memories

Best Central Texas Pumpkin Patches

Farmer Dave’s (Spicewood)

They’ve got gifts and goodies galore for all sorts of occasions. Just in time for the holidays, Farmer Dave’s has PIES now available for pre-order. Need some gift ideas? Let us put together CUSTOM BASKETS just for you with your wishlist items or specific occasion/ recipient. Stop by and stock up on fresh produce to make a healthy holiday meal, grass-fed beef, farm eggs along with handmade gifts, and much more!

Farmer Dave’s market is a locally owned produce store that offers fresh organic vegetables, artisan handcrafted items, and handmade gifts. We are proud to support our small business owners and celebrate Texas’ rich culture. Swing by our market; we will be happy to help you find the perfect party favor or a thoughtful gift for someone you love! Walk among the pumpkin patch in the fall and get some of those cute pictures of the kids. DON’T forget to buy a pie, or 10. They are amazing.

Mama Mary’s Farm and Pumpkin Patch (Creedmoor, Tx)

We’re so glad you’re here! Mama Mary has been sowing deep roots here in Creedmoor, Texas for years. She lives on the farm with her family, which also serves as the base of their successful business, Tristan Hay Service. Mama Mary has always had a gift for creating memorable experiences for her family and friends.

After years of contemplation, she’s taken the leap to create a fun autumn-themed agritourist experience just for you that will take your mind off city life for at least a day. Less than 30 minutes from Austin? You can pick out pumpkins straight from Mama’s patch or enjoy one of many picnic spots surrounded by beautiful scenery while enjoying our mouthwatering hot dogs cooked right over an open fire pit.

Barton Hill Farms (Bastrop, Tx)

Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch at Barton Hill Farms is the perfect way to spend a nice autumn day in Central Texas. Explore our picturesque farm that is just outside of Austin — even if it’s just for the day. Pick your very own pumpkins from our beautiful pumpkin patch, or take photos with family under the cottonwood trees.

Immerse yourself in Autumn living by going “rogue” through corn mazes, making friends with animals like llamas, goats, sheep, or cows (and taking home some fresh-from-the-farm milk!), enjoying a root beer float on a shady picnic blanket near the Colorado River. It’s three hours filled with tons of activities that will help you find your footing after being lost.

Best Central Texas Pumpkin Patches

Vogel Orchard (Fredericksburg)

For over 70 years, folks in the area have been coming to Vogel Orchard for an authentic time with family and friends. Located down a dusty country lane, our pumpkin patch has everything from pick-your-own pumpkins, hayrides through acres of trees reaching out into the horizon as far as you can see.

We offer a great place for kids to get spooked during our haunted house period (late September through October) or beat up after dark by stumbling upon our farm’s corn maze! For the more aristocratic children, we offer stand-alone activities like creaking through Wonton Creek on your way home with candy bars purchased at our quaint old general store.

Crowe’s Nest Farms (Manor)

This farm is state-licensed to care for non-releasable animals. As part of our mission, we teach humane treatment and appreciation of all living beings on land, sea, and sky. They also conduct workshops throughout Travis County with assistant teachers from local schools about natural history; Houston Mitchell Elementary meets up with us monthly to learn how plants work together through a scavenger hunt or keyword matching activity as well as walk along the Critter Trail learning what critters live close by and their habits; Crowe’s Nest Farm was awarded 3 silver medals at this year’s U.S. Department of Agriculture National Organic Program Inspection due to an effort shared among staff. 

Pipe Creek Tree Farm and Pumpkin Patch (Pipe Creek)

This pumpkin patch is located in Pipe Creek, Texas where you enjoy a hayride, haystack, hop ball, scarecrow dressing, and more! Come take a family photo in our scenic Pumpkin Patch with 3 acres of beautiful Christmas trees. Plus get tons of shopping during the off months! They are open on weekends from October 2nd to October 31st. Now offering straw bunting walks for families or couples.

Best Central Texas Pumpkin Patches

Wimberley Glass Works

The Gourdgeous Glass Pumpkin Patch at  Wimberley Glassworks is a great way to spend time with your family during the fall!  See 400+ Glass pumpkins to gaze upon the beauties of the season.

On-site glassblowing demos and family fun activities, the pretzel bar is plentiful with syrups for salted caramel, vegan chocolate, or strawberry drizzling. We offer fresh lemonade to sip on at your leisure while enjoying the colorful photo ops.  Participants will also enjoy a coloring contest with prizes for winners and more tricks up our sleeve!

Braune  Farms (Seguin)

Braune Farms has been family-owned and operated for over 40 years! Time flies when you’re having fun at the farm with all of the activities that they offer that are sure to keep you entertained and engaged. With corn mazes, hayride tours to the pumpkin patch, face painting, animal petting (except during certain hunting seasons), a Corn Crib where there is always something new to see or do.

So come have some traditional Texas-style family fun this Fall season by visiting our real Texas Pumpkin Patch about an hour away from Wimberley in Gourdgeous Glass.

Owl Creek Farms (San Antonio)

This farm is under new ownership and ready to open soon! Come on in for pony rides, a petting zoo, pumpkin patches, family games, pumpkins-the season’s crop is just about ready. Families can explore the hayride or take a tractor ride through the corn maze where there are free samples of fresh doughnuts sampled along the way now at Owl Creek Farm!

Murphy’s Christmas Tree Lot and Pumpkin Patch (San Antonio)

We have the perfect jack-o-lantern for your Halloween festivities. All sizes of pumpkins are available and we have a variety of shapes, too.  Drag out those hay bales you’ve been meaning to put in your front yard this fall; they make the perfect seating area while you’re picking out which pumpkin is going right on your doorstep!

You’ll be happy to know that our pumpkin patches offer Senior, First Responders, and Military discounts–and parking and admission are free as well! For some family fun, we’ve got games for kids like ring toss or spike ball. If you happen to visit Murphy’s Christmas Tree Lot & Pumpkin Patch with little ones in tow, don’t forget to check out our photo.

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Evergreen Farms (Elgin)

No matter where you live, Evergreen Farms is the place to go for your Pumpkin needs! From the world’s best Santa Claus to an all-time favorite pumpkin catapult, this farm has everything you need for a fun experience. Entire families enjoy festively decorated hay mazes and picking the perfect pumpkin from over 100 varieties.

With activities that are age-appropriate on their premium hunting field, as well as height-appropriate bounce houses and zip lines near our chickens who will cluck away with anticipation; there really is something for everyone at Evergreen Farms!

Jersey Barnyard (La Grange)

Jersey Barnyard pumpkins are juicy and sweet-making them the perfect place for kids to find their favorite. Come check out our enormous field of pumpkins ready for you to pick and they are huge! Families can play in our “corn maze” or make their way through one of the many patches we have available. 

Final Thoughts…

Okay, I know this is a really important question and you deserve the best answer. So here it goes! The pumpkin patches that will give you the most value for your buck? It’s all about maximizing your time with family and friends while getting pumpkins galore. Happy picking everyone!

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