Fall is here! We love this time of year when the leaves change color, and pumpkins are ready for picking. Whether you are looking for a great date idea or an amazing way to keep children entertained, pumpkin patches offer a fun day of activities for all ages… and who doesn’t love pumpkin pies? So which are the best pumpkin patches in and around Denver? Our team has put together a list for you of the best pumpkin patches, featuring lots of fun activities and attractions…
But first, did you know we are hosting our own pumpkin patch event?
What day: Saturday, October 15th
What times: 8am – 12pm
Where: Clement Park, Littleton
How much: It’s free!! It’s our community appreciation event and you’re all invited!!!
Highlights include a pancake and sausage breakfast, balloon artists, magicians, family portraits, inflatable obstacle courses, and of course our very own RE/MAX hot air balloon.
Don’t miss it! Come say hi, we are excited to meet you!
And now, without further ado… the best pumpkin patches in and around Denver…
Pumpkin Patches near Denver
Pumpkin Festival at Chatfield Farms | Littleton
What days: October 7th – October 9th
What times: 9am – 4pm (last admission), 5pm close
Where: 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Rd, Littleton, CO 80128
How much: $15 Adults, $13 Seniors (65+), $11 Children (ages 3-15). Free admission for children 2 and younger. Average cost per pumpkin is $8, but varies based on size and can only be purchased using Credit/Debit cards
This 10-acre pumpkin patch is one of the top US pumpkin patches as featured recently in the Home Beautiful Magazine. Your entry will grant you access to the patch, as well as the famous corn maze (and mini-maze) and lots of fun things for kids and families to do, like food trucks, live music, hayrides, photo booths, inflatable bouncers, face painting and so much more!!
- We recommend bringing a wagon to help transport your pumpkins.
- There is a free daycare available while you enjoy the festival.
- Maps will not be available this year onsite in an effort to reduce waste. However, you can print your own map here.
- You must purchase tickets online for a specific date and time as tickets will not be available onsite.
- You can become a member for discounted tickets.
For more information, visit the dedicated festival page on The Botanic Gardens website.
Lone Creek Farms | Franktown
What days: September 22nd – October 30th. Every Thursday through Sunday
What times: 10am – 7pm
Where: 3879 N State Hwy 83, Franktown, CO 80116
How much: General Admission (Ages 4 and up) is $25.95. Children 3 and under are free
This family-run farm, which opened in 2018, is known for its enjoyable activities and welcoming staff. Your tickets include access to over 20 attractions, a few examples include a mini-pedal-kart track, a big slide, swings, zip lines, a dragon obstacle course, giant Jenga, and more.
Purchases can be made online or in person at the booth. There are additional attractions that are available for a fee, which include slingshots, axe throwing, giant zipline, bungee jump, and whip ride to name a few. What a fun way to spend quality family time!
- The pumpkin patch is also open Wednesday 10/19/22 for Fall Break.
- Thursdays are cheaper ($21.95) and less busy.
- If you have 10 or more people in your group, you can apply for a group discount.
Find out more at the Lone Creek Farms website.
Anderson Farms | Erie
What days: September 21st – October 31st. Open every day besides Tuesdays
What times: Hours vary by day and date (calendar can be viewed here). Last wagon is at 5:30pm
Where: 6728 County Road 3-1/4, Erie, Colorado 80516
How much: $15 on weekdays and $23 on weekends per person. Children under 3 are free. Pumpkins range between $2 and $12
Less than an hour drive from Denver, Anderson Farms has a 30 acre pumpkin patch, with more than 70 distinct varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds; all grown on the farm, often with unique and distinctive elements as a result of cross-pollination.
The fall festival has so much to offer, including pedal karts, farm animals, jump areas, a barrel train, sand diggers, pumpkin cannons, and more… all included with your entrance tickets.
Tickets are time slotted into 30 min windows so that the farm is not over crowded. You can purchase your tickets here.
- A fun way to enjoy the pumpkin patch is to travel in a wagon drawn by an old Oliver tractor.
- If you prefer to have a flexible time slot, you can pay a little extra and purchase an Anytime Entry ticket.
- You can rent your own private campfire site on the farm. Check their site for more info.
Cottonwood Farms | Lafayette
What days: Open every day September 24th – October 31st
What times: 10am – 6pm
Where: 10600 Isabelle Rd. Lafayette, CO
How much: $5 per person, however children under 5 and people over 65 are free
Just over 20 miles from Denver, Cottonwood Farms is an awesome pumpkin patch with fun family activities, including a corn and straw maze. Wagon rides are available during October weekends for $5 per person.
- This location has stunning views.
- Prepaid tickets are strongly advised, especially on weekends.
More information can be found on the Cottonwood Farms website.
Maize In The City | Thornton
What days: Open most days September 24th – October 31st. Please refer to calendar
What times: Monday – Thursday 12pm – 6pm, Friday 10am – 7pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am – 7pm
Where: 10451 McKay Rd., Thornton, CO 80229
How much: Entry is free, however tickets for the maize itself and other attractions, can be bought after arriving. Pumpkin prices vary by size & variety
One of Colorado’s most popular rural fall events, is only 15 minutes from downtown Denver and began in 2001.
For families and other people looking for fall attractions, Maize in the City provides numerous daily activities. For example, there is a petting zoo, tub train, pony rides, a 20-acre corn maze, a tiny maze, and many other attractions.
PRO Tip: Details of all the attractions and their prices can be found on the Maize in the City website.
Mazzotti Farms | Hudson
What days: Open on Saturdays and Sundays throughout October
What times: 10am – 5pm
Where: 24120 WCR 8, Hudson, CO
How much: $14 per person; children under 2 are free
Mazzotti Farms take pride in the fact that they provide a genuine working farm experience.
- We love the petting zoo and scare-free corn maze. They make this a wonderful destination for families with little children.
- Did you know, you can create your very own scarecrow?
For more information, check out the Mazzotti Farms website.
Mile High Farms | Bennett
What days: Open on Saturdays and Sundays throughout October
What times: 10am – 6pm
Where: 11 Cavanaugh Rd., Bennett, CO 80102
How much: $16 for those aged 13 to 59, $10 for those 60 and older and active duty military personnel, $10 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children under 4. Pricing for Pumpkins: 85¢ per pound up to 40 pounds. 60¢ per pound thereafter
Mile High Farms offers a pumpkin patch with a wide range of pumpkin varieties. Additional activities include face painting, a corn maze, baked goodies, Kona Ice and more.
- We love the “Pumpkin Concierges” on this farm. They will help you cut your pumpkins out of the field and carry them to the wagon for you.
- You can purchase tickets online as well as in person.
- We recommend wearing sneakers or closed-toed shoes.
- Check out how cool their corn maze is for 2022.
For more information, check out the Mile High Farms website.
MCA Pumpkin Patch | Denver
What days: Sunday, 9th of October
What times: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Where: 7351 E 29th Ave, Denver, CO 80238
How much: Depends on spend in the farmer’s market. More info below
This Denver pumpkin patch is available as part of the farmer’s market. You can find the Pumpkins separated by sizes and located on the stage on the east side of The Green.
As shoppers, you will receive a coupon for every $5 you spend at the vendors’ booths. Coupons can then be redeemed at the Pumpkin Patch for a free Pumpkin. There will be a variety of Pumpkin sizes ranging from small to large. Pumpkin quantities are very limited and coupons are only valid while supplies last.
1 ticket = 1 small pumpkin
3 tickets = 1 medium pumpkin
5 tickets = 1 large pumpkin
For more information, visit the MCA website.
7th Generations Farm | Louisville
What days: Fridays and Saturdays throughout October
What times: Friday: 12pm – 5pm, Saturday: 9am – 4pm
Where: 1536 Courtesy Road, Louisville, CO 80027
How much: Entry is free. All you pay for is the produce
7th Generations Farm is Louisville’s Local Pumpkin Patch and offers a super cute pumpkin patch with attractions such as a hay bale maze, big bale hay mountain to climb and farm animals. Such a great place to take the kiddos for some outdoor fun!
- This farm has fresh produce for purchase.
- Pumpkins are also sold outside of the pumpkin patch experience.
Visit the 7th Generations Farm website for additional information.
The Patch | Elizabeth
What days: September 17th – October 31st
What times: Saturday – Sunday 10am – 6pm, Thursday – Friday 10am – 3pm
Where: 39980 Fox Trot Circle, Elizabeth, CO 80107
How much: Tickets are sold at $22 per person, $20 for Military and Grandparents, kids 2 and under are free
Just a short country drive from Denver, The Patch farm boasts 35+ acres of family fun. Low ropes course, barnyard ball, pony hops, hay wagon ride, straw mountain, jumping pillow, giant slide, apple cannons, giant bubbler, bucking bronco train, corn cribs, corn hole, roping, tetherball, horse shoes, giant rope swing. For 2022, they are celebrating the sunflower in their maze design.
During the Fall Festival, The Patch offers a unique variety of Pumpkins in their Pumpkin Patch: Cinderella, Jarrahdale, African Boer, One Too Many, Wee Bee Littles, Pies and Jacks.
- You will need to get your tickets online.
- Note that your admission will cover you for ALL attractions and activities, except Apple Cannons and Euro Bungy Colorado (weekends only). Also note that pumpkins are extra and prices vary depending on size and variety.
- Group Discounts are also available for any group of 20 or more. You will need to come as a group and have one person pay in a single transaction ($18 per person).
For more info, check out their website.