Fall is upon us! While we enjoy pleasant temperatures and plenty of sunshine all year long in South Florida, we can still take part in all festivities the season brings. There are plenty of fall-themed activities to enjoy in the area, including pumpkin patches, hayrides, corn mazes, and endless pumpkin-themed food and drinks. Explore our list of pumpkin patches in South Florida, using our interactive map to make your search a bit easier. That way, you can spend less time finding a pumpkin patch and more time selecting the perfect plump pumpkin to carve!
Boca Raton | October 6 + 7
For one weekend only, visit the Boca Pumpkin Patch Festival at Mizner Park Amphitheater for a complete pumpkin patch experience — and so much more. In addition to the pumpkin patch, this annual fall celebration in Boca Raton features carnival rides, fall photo displays, a scarecrow village, a pumpkin decorating tent, a cornstalk maze, a food court, and a beer garden. Purchase a general admission ticket for either of the two days to enjoy unlimited access to the festival, costing $20 for everyone ages 2 and up. Or opt for the WonderFALL Family Package, which includes four one-day general admission tickets, four unlimited carnival ride wristbands, and access to all fall attractions at the festival!
Boynton Beach | Starts September 29
All fall long, visit Bedner’s Farm Fresh Market, one of the few remaining family-owned farmers’ markets left in South Florida, every day (except Tuesdays!) for endless pumpkin picking. Stop by any time of the year for fresh and locally grown produce, including a variety of you-pick options. Don’t miss Bedner’s Fall Festival every weekend, where you can visit the pumpkin patch, go on a hayride, explore the corn maze, pet farm animals, hop on the bounce house, and enjoy a variety of fall treats and refreshments.
Boca Raton | October 13–31
In the days leading up to Halloween, First United Methodist Church in Boca Raton operates a pumpkin patch every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. They use the honor system for guests selecting their pumpkins and only accept cash and checks, so come prepared! For a small fee, there will also be face painting, snacks and refreshments, and picture opportunities on the boardwalk.
Delray Beach | October 9–November 1
Each year, Cason Methodist Church in Delray Beach offers an amazing fall experience, complete with a pop-up pumpkin patch — right in their parking lot! They also provide a number of photo opportunities so you can snap the perfect photo of your little ones in costume. The church has a myriad of pumpkin sizes and types to choose from, from small colorful gourds to enormous carve-worthy pumpkins. The patch at Cason Methodist Church is open every day except Sundays from October 9 through November 1 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wellington | October 9–31
Pumpkin Towne has several locations throughout the area, including just west of West Palm Beach in Wellington. This idyllic fall destination has a pumpkin patch, bounce houses, hay bales for climbing, head cutout photo opps, and other fun fall activities. Head to Wellington Green next to the mall in the Whole Foods parking lot, or check out any of the other locations that may be closer to you. Admission to Pumpkin Towne is always free!
Various Parks in Broward County | October–March
Throughout the fall season (and beyond!), don’t miss the Family Hayride & Campfire Series, hosted by Broward County Parks & Recreation. On Friday nights (Saturday nights at Markham Park) from October through as late as March, embark on a hayride to a campfire to make s’mores at various parks throughout the county. The evening lasts from 7–9:30 p.m. (or 6–9 p.m. at Topeekeegee Yugnee Park) and admission is $3.50 per person for ages 3 and up.
Deerfield Beach | October 16–31
This year, St. Ambrose Catholic School in Deerfield Beach is hosting a pumpkin patch every day of the week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. from October 16–31. This is the perfect opportunity to pick out your gourds, corn stalks, hay, and pumpkins for baking or carving, and take a picture in the photo opp area! Pumpkins cost 80 cents per pound.
Davie | End of September to First Week of November
Flamingo Road Nursery hosts the ultimate fall festival every year, lasting from the end of September to the first week of November. The 10-acre garden center is transformed from a tropical oasis to a fall paradise filled with corn stalks, hay bales, mums, pumpkins, scarecrows and an abundance of fall colors. The six-week festival features a different theme every week, including Pepper Palooza, Tomato Fest, and Tropical Fruit Celebration. Enjoy activities like antique tractor-pulled hayrides, kids’ crafts, live music, and lots of delicious food!
Hollywood | October 13–30
Each year, Hollywood Hills United Methodist Church in Hollywood hosts a pumpkin patch leading up to Halloween, including a special Halloween event on All Hallow’s Eve. On October 30, head to the church for “trunk or treating” festivities from 6–8 p.m. The pumpkin patch is open every day from October 13–30 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.!
Which of these pumpkin patches do you pick? Let us know your favorite in the comments below!