Fall brings turning of the leaves, cooler temperatures, and the opening of pumpkin patches across Georgia! In the South, a pumpkin patch is more than just a pumpkin patch, it’s a full event! With games, corn mazes, delicious seasonal food and drinks, and so much more, check out our picks for these can’t miss pumpkin patches!
Uncle Shuck’s Pumpkin Patch
4520 Highway 53 SE | Dawsonville | 770-772-6223
Season Opens: Sept. 14, 2019
Uncle Shuck’s is best known for their corn maze, but they also have pumpkin picking options, and a towering goat walk, haunted maze, hayrides and bonfire fun. Don’t miss the Boy Scout and Girl Scout days, too! Visit their website for a coupon for the corn maze and combo packages. Head out and find your perfect pumpkin!
5671 Hog Mountain Rd. (Hwy 53) | Watkinsville | 706-769-0627
Season Starts: October 8, 2019
Activities at Washington Farms include a cow train ride, pig races, hayride, corn cannon, tunnel slide, playscape, petting farm, pumpkin launcher, PVC slide, corn box and sand box, duck races, tricycle track, pedal carts, vortex tunnel and a jumping pillow. There’s a lot to do here and different times for different things, so check out the website for all the activities and times before heading out. The price includes unlimited time at all of the activities except the Pumpkin Sling Shot and the Corn Cannon where you can pay $1 for three shots. They also have a sunflower field where you can pick your own sunflowers.
5340 Cornelia Highway | Alto | 770-869-0999
Season Starts: September 2019
Jaemor Farms has got it all when it comes to pumpkin patches in the Atlanta area. They have planted over 70 acres of pumpkins, so it will be nothing short of amazing. Make sure you get out there and check it out this year. The u-pick is only open when the corn maze is open, so if you want to pluck your own you might want to give a call ahead to check.
Southern Belle Farms
1658 Turner Church Rd | McDonough | 770-288-2582
Season Starts: Sept. 22, 2019
Southern Belle is a 200 acre working farm just outside Atlanta with 2 acres of pumpkins, 4 acres of corn maze, and more than 20 outdoor attractions! Admission includes cornfield maze(s), hayride, cow train ride, corn cannon – 3 shots, jumping pillow, racing pedal carts, giant tunnel slide, kiddie korral, corn box, rubber duck races, meeting the barnyard animals, goat walk, and pig races at Oinker Stadium. Southern Belle farm also has several fire pits available for rent during the Fall season. You’ll need to plan though, you must reserve one of the fire pits at least 8 days ahead of your desired date, but the good news is you can request a campfire reservation online.