The Great Pumpkin Find this Fall

Birmingham Pumpkin Patches

It is finally fall. Leaves are changing and the weather is getting kind of chilly. The next thing on your to-do list is finding the perfect pumpkin for your fall decor, or maybe even that pumpkin dessert you have been craving all summer. Here are a few great places to help with your pumpkin needs.

1. The Great Pumpkin Patch 

Location: 288 Hwy 45 in Hayden, AL

 Hours: Monday – Thursday 8am – 4pm

Friday and Saturday 8am – 6pm

  Sunday 1pm – 6pm

If you are looking for a farm day getaway, The Great Pumpkin Patch is for you, your family and friends. Admission to this patch is FREE, but you will have to pay for each activity, and they have quite a few attractions! With an inflatable park, new Bungee Run, a Train Ride through the patch, Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, and a Hay Pyramid for monkeying around, this place is definitely fun for all ages.


2. Old Baker Farm

Location: 184 Furrow Lane, Harpersville, AL 35078

Hours: Weekday 3pm – Dark

              Saturday 9am – Dark

              Sunday 1pm – Dark 

This traditional family farm is known for their Cotton Pickin’ Celebration every October. Admission is $10 per person which includes a pumpkin and all events excluding food, arts and crafts and the horseback rides. This place is a fan favorite for taking fall family photos or even just scenic farm views. Check out their many events and have a grand pumpkin picking time.


3. Griffin Farms Pumpkin Patch

Location: 826 Griffin Rd, West Blocton, AL 35184

Hours: Monday – Friday 9am – 2pm

             Saturday 9am – 6pm 

             Sunday 12pm – 6pm 

From Dairy Farm to Pumpkin experts, the Griffin Farms Pumpkin Patch will have your perfect pumpkin.  This place is all inclusive! For $10 you will have access to Hayrides, Corn Cribs, Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Swings, and Bouncy Obstacle Course. This is the only place with an 18ft rock climbing wall, an 7ft kids climbing wall, and a 450ft Zip Line. That definitely equals a day of adventure. The price also includes one pumpkin per person.

Check out these patches for your major pumpkin needs.

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Vicky Lewis
Senior at UAB, Poodle Enthusiast, Hiking Novice
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