The temperatures are dropping, the leaves are changing, and the pumpkins are prime for picking. It’s time to dress the family in dirt-friendly outfits and head out to one of these farms for a day of seasonal fun. They are all great places to not only find the perfect carving pumpkins but also enjoy many extras such as hayrides, petting zoos, corn mazes, pony rides, fall décor, pumpkin cannons, fishponds and more. Don’t forget the camera as the pumpkin farms are filled with great photo opportunities
Bailey Vegetables and Pumpkin Patch
12711 Springhetti Rd
Snohomish, WA 98296
This family ran farm has over 40 acres of u-pick pumpkins, corn, squash, gourds and other vegetables. Fall activities include wagon rides, a seven-acre corn maze, rope swings along with a kid's play barn, toy tractors and a hay maze for the younger crowd. Open 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. daily through Oct. 31
22114 State Route 2
Known as the place to go for great bamboo plants: this year the owners added 15 acres of pumpkins! Find the perfect pumpkin from their pre-picked selection or ride the tractor-pulled hay rides out to the U-pick fields. Open Mon - Fri: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and Sat - Sun. 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. until Halloween.
Bob's Corn and Pumpkin Patch
10917 Elliot Road
Bob's Corn and Pumpkin Patch’s Harvest Festival begins Saturday Sept. 28 and runs through Thursday, Oct. 31. Hop on the free hayride to the pumpkin patch to search through over 50 varieties: from mini ones to those weighing 200 pounds!
The farm is open daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. with extra activities happening from 3 p.m. Fridays to closing on Sundays. There are fun choices for all ages including three corn mazes, corn cannon, a cow train, face painting, pony rides, trike track, a playground and yummy food. Older kids will love finding their way through the Fri. and Sat. night corn maze and bonfire.
Biringer's Black Crow Pumpkins and Corn Maze
2431 Highway 530 Northeast
Arlington, WA 98223
Find the ideal pumpkin from the pre-gathered ones available at the farm stand or head to the u-pick fields to search on your own. Then take a tractor-pulled hayride, wander through the corn maze, drink some fresh pressed local apple cider, let the kiddos try the hay bale maze and pick up some fall décor before heading out. Open Mon - Fri: noon - 6:00 p.m. / Sat: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. /Sun: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. through Halloween.
Carleton Farm Produce
630 Sunnyside Blvd SE
Lake Stevens, WA
Carleton Farm is open daily with a large choice of on the vine pumpkins, corn maze, farmers market and friendly farm animals. Added weekend events include hayrides, a kid’s korral, pony express train, a haunted swamp cornfield, a farm-scene-investigation corn maze, pumpkin cannons, a night maze and a zombie farm.
13817 Short School Road
Search through 20 acres of pumpkins to score the perfect carving pumpkin before grabbing an espresso and attempting the 15-acre corn maze or the pumpkin slinger. Kiddos will love the non-scary 3-D Pumpkin Barn Adventure, taking a hayride and getting their face painted. Open until the end of October from 9:30 a.m. until dark.
Stocker Corn Maze & Pumpkin Park
8705 Marsh Road
Stocker’s runs their operation a bit different from the other Snohomish County farms. If you need a great pumpkin, seasonal decorations, jams or cider, stop by their Pumpkin Patch & Country Market on Airport Way during the week.
If your family is looking for an all-inclusive adventure, head over to their Pumpkin Park on Marsh Road during the weekends. For one price ($9.95 Sat. or Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. or $11.95 Thur. - Sat. 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.) all ages can enjoy a variety of entertainment. Some of Stocker’s attractions include wandering through the Corn Maze, riding a hay wagon, finding the ideal pumpkins, catching a trout, visiting with farm animals, rooting for the pumpkin cannon and more. The brave can appreciate the haunted cornfield and hunt for Zombies paintball attraction that may not appeal to the more timid!
The Farm at Swan's Trail
7302 Rivershore Road
Known for their amazing 12-acre map Washington State corn maze, The Farm has a lot more fun to offer families.
Kiddos will have a blast taking a wagon ride to the u-pick fields, mastering the hay barn maze, slide and jump, visiting the petting zoo, trying the fishpond and riding the cow train. Parents can enjoy an espresso while searching for the perfect pumpkin, checking out the gift shop and tracking after the little ones as they run from one exciting activity to another! Open every day in October 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.