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2018 Guide to Pumpkin Patches and Farms in Colorado Springs

The kids are back to school, the temperatures are dropping, the leaves are starting to turn colors, and if you’re like me, fall is a fun season to enjoy with the family! I’ve scoured the area and put together the most thorough list of pumpkin patches and farms in our area for fun with your kids. Whatever your family enjoys about fall-you can find it here!

Have a pumpkin patch or farm to add? Please email full details to [email protected] and we will add it in!

Open Sept 19- Oct 31, Mostly as follows (check their website): Mon – Thurs: 10-6; Fri 10 AM – 11 PM; Sat 9 AM – 11 PM; Sun 9 AM – 10 PM. Some Thursdays in October it’s open until 10 PM.

The pumpkin patch closes at dusk, with the last wagon ride out being at either 5:30 or 6, depending on the day of the week. The pumpkins are not included in the price of admission and vary in price.

Located at: 6728 County Road 3 ¼, Erie, Co 80516 (303) 828-5210

Pricing: Mon-Thurs $12, Fri-Sun $18, Under 3 free, Groups of 20 or more would qualify for their group rate. Call or check their website for more info on their group rate.  You can avoid waiting in line at the gate by purchasing tickets online. Online and at the gate they accept Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover.

Admission includes: Corn maze (30 acres, open day and night, not haunted and there is a smaller maze for ages 2-8), Hayrides, Pumpkin Launches (11-6, hourly on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays), Pedal karts, Mine Cars, Barrel Train, farm animals, Fort-A-Lot-A-Fun, Punchin Pumpkins.  For an additional fee there is: Pumpkins available for purchase, Gem Mining, Mini-Pumpkin Launching, S’mores, Pony Rides, Face Painting, General Store, Duck Races, Campfire Site rentals, and Concession Stands.

They also have tickets available for Terror In The Corn, a haunted hayride and Ghost Town experience.  Tickets are $27. It starts at 7 PM and is a timed event. Also available is Zombie Paintball for $27, where you can hunt Zombies in the cornfield.  These events are open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights beginning Sept 21st, Thursday nights begin Oct 11th. Tickets to each of these events include admission to the Fall Festival, and a Combo Ticket for both Zombies and Terror can be purchased for $49.

They are open 7 days a week starting Sept 22nd through Oct 31st.  See their website for the times they are open on specific days.

The Colorado Pumpkin Patch has a new location!  They are now located at:

18065 Saddlewood Road, Monument, CO 80132

Admission: Adults $10, Kids $12, kids 2 and under are free.  Military and senior Tickets are $9. School and Scout groups are $7.50 per person.  Birthday and Group rate for groups of 15 or more people is $9 per person and includes a pumpkin.  Additional Fees for: Concessions, Face Painting*, Pony Rides*, and pumpkins. Pumpkins are sold in size categories, ranging from $2.50-$12. *Activities available on select days only

Included with the price of admission: 80 ft Straw Slides for children big and small, Large Straw Bale Pyramid, Mini Straw Maze for kids, Steer Head Roping, Duck Races, Gourd Launching, Kids’ Corn Box, Wagon (tractor “hay”) rides for all, Restored 1940s and 1950s Tractors, 30 foot jumping pillow, Large Outdoor Games (Jenga, Checkers, 4-Way Checkers, Tic-Tac-Toe), Tube Swings, and Farm Animals petting area – pony, alpaca, llama, calf, goat, sheep, chickens, duck, geese, turkey and a faux milking cow!

 

Open Weekends Sept 21 through Oct 31.

Hours are: Fridays and Saturdays: 10 AM-6 PM, Sundays 10 AM-5 PM  (end ties are for the last ticket sold, event close one hour later)  

Located at: 8500 W. Deer Creek Canyon Road, Littleton, CO 80128

Admission: Non-Member Pricing: adult $14, Senior/Student/Military $13, Child (3-12) $11, 2 & Under: free ; Member Pricing: Adults $12, Child $9. Groups of 15 or more qualify for Member pricing.

Corn Maze admission includes: entrance to the 7 Acre Maze, mini maze (for 10 & under), unlimited jumping pillow, one hay ride, and barrel train ride (12 & Under). Pony Rides available for an additional $5 fee.  To save costs, printed maps will not be available at the maze.

Also available:

After Dark Corn Maze where the light are out (not haunted!) and you have to find your way out with only the light of a glow stick.  The prices are the same as the Corn Maze

Dead Zone Scream Park, includes admission into the Corn Stalkers Haunted Maze and After Dark Maze.  Recommended for ages 13 and up. Admission is $27, or $37 for a Fast Pass.

Dates and Times for After Dark Corn Maze and Dead Zone Scream Park:

Fridays and Saturdays, Oct 5-27, 7-11 PM

Thursdays, Oct 18 & 25, 7-10 PM

Sundays, Oct 14, 21, 28, 7-10 PM

Fear Flicks: During the Dead Zone Scream Park you can pull up a hay bale and watch a movie.  Movies start at 7:15 and run on a loop until the event ends. Week 1: “Night of the Living Dead”, Week 2: “Scooby Doo”, Week 3: “Signs”, and Week 4: “Insidious”.

Open weekends from Sept 22nd to Oct 31st.

Friday & Saturday 10 AM – 9 PM (last admission 8 PM), Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM (Last admission 5 PM).  Open Monday through Thursday and later on weekends by appointment for groups of 15 or more.

1649 Poplar Ave., Canon City, CO 81212   (719) 821-9133

Admission is $13 per person and includes a pumpkin while they last; Kids under 5 are free, but does NOT include a pumpkin.  A season pass is available for $33 and includes one pumpkin.

They have a pumpkin patch, corn bin, hay slide and duck races. Each year they create a new pattern to their corn maze.  October 1st and 2nd they will have a Fall Festival where they will have available old fashioned games, such as: sack races, three-legged races, corn toss, duck races and a face painter available on site.  They are a working farm and ask that you please follow the parking signs and be respectful of their neighbors when parking and using the farm.

 

Open Wednesday-Sunday 9 AM – 4:30 PM

Located at: 1190 1st Street, Penrose, CO 81240

A u-pick farm, they charge no admission, offer free hayrides and charge by the pound ($0.55 per pound for pumpkins). Sept 15th and 16th they will open the pumpkin patch up with their Fall Festival with free admission, free hayrides and great food!  They are a u-pick farm, where you can get apples in the orchard for $1.99 per pound, or $2.25 per pound in their store, raspberries and blackberries should be available in the beginning of September for $5.75 per pound and pumpkins are priced at $0.60 per pound.  They also have available fresh-pressed cider for $6 for a half-gallon. Containers for berries and apple bags are free. Check their website for what is currently available for picking.

The 2018 season will open on the weekend of Sept 28th. 

Located At: 7595 California Drive, Colorado Springs, CO 80923. 719-551-0525 Near Woodmen and Marksheffel Roads.

Open from Labor day through mid-November, 9 AM-6 PM daily

Located at: 13912 CR 19, Platteville, CO 80651 (970) 785-6133

Admission: adults age 13 & up: $22 per person or a family of 4 is $75, each additional person over the first 4 is $18 per person; Children ages 5-12: $15 per person, 3 and under are free; Groups of 10 or more are $18 per person. Wagon sale: load a wagon full of pumpkins, gourds and winter squash plus whatever goodies are available that day for $35.Activities: hay ride through 180 acres to pick your own produce, petting zoo, corn maze, tour of ‘Antique Alley’, peddle tractors, hay pyramid, and lots of other cool activities.

Harvest Festival and Pumpkin Patch: October 6 – 7, 9 AM–4 PM.

Pumpkin Patch: Saturdays, October 13, 20, 27, 9 AM–4 PM

Located at: Western Museum of Mining and Industry 225 North Gate Boulevard, Colorado Springs, CO 80921 (719) 488-0880

Admission: $10/person. Children 3 & under – FREE. 1 Pumpkin included with each admission ($5 each additional pumpkin). There’s no better way to celebrate fall than at Miners’ Pumpkin Patch at the Western Museum of Mining & Industry where there’s endless fun for all ages. Activities include an apple cider press, hayrides, photo booths, gem panning, corn hole, tether ball, horseshoe pit, yard Jenga and so much more. 

 

Open August 24-October 31, Thursday through Monday: 9:30 AM – 5 PM

Located at: 935 Third Street, Penrose, CO  81240 (719) 372-6283

Third Street Apples is a working u-pick farm.  They have many varieties of apples, and pumpkins starting in September.  Apples are $2.09 per pound, pumpkins are $0.60 per pound. Check their website to see which varieties of apples are available for picking, each variety is ready at a different point in the season.

Located at: 5210 US-85, Colorado Springs, Co 80911  (719) 391-8102

Venetucci Farms did not plant any crops for 2018.

 

Open September 20 – October 31st.  Monday-Wednesday: 9 AM – 2 PM, Thursday – Sunday: 9 AM – 5 PM.

Located at: 24024 State Highway 94, Calhan, Colorado 80808 (719) 244-7252

Admission is $10 per person, children under 2 are free.  Military Appreciation Weekend is Sept 29-30, military ID gets $2 off admission.  Pumpkins are $4 for any size.

They celebrate fall with their Fall Fest, where you can pick pumpkins out of the field, or enjoy the corn bins, barrel train rides, duck races, hay wagon rides, play horse shoes, the straw pyramid, tire swings, jumping pillow, beanbag toss, the petting zoo, a small hay maze, a hay slide, little tyke pedal kart track, pedal karts for adults, or pony rides (for an additional $4).

Sept 15-16, 9 AM – 4:30 PM

1190 First Street, Penrose, CO  81240

Admission is free.  Come to celebrate the opening of the pumpkin patch with hayrides to and from the patch, great food, BBQ, turkey legs, hot dogs and fresh pies.  

 

Saturday Oct 6th.

In “downtown” Penrose, there will be a parade at 10:30, and an all day street fair.

October 6-7, Saturday 10 AM – 9 PM (last admission 8 PM), Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM (Last admission 5 PM).  

1649 Poplar Ave., Canon City, CO 81212   (719) 821-9133

Admission is $10 per person and includes a pumpkin while they last; Kids under 5 are free, but does NOT include a pumpkin.  

On regular days they have a pumpkin patch, corn bin, hay slide and duck races, and a newly designed corn maze.  For their October 6th and 7th Fall Festival they will have available old fashioned games, such as: sack races, three-legged races, corn toss, duck races and a face painter available on site.  They are a working farm and ask that you please follow the parking signs and be respectful of their neighbors when parking and using the farm.

Oct 6-7, 9 AM-4 PM

Location:  Western Museum of Mining and Industry, 225 North Gate Blvd, Colorado Springs, CO 80921

Miners’ Harvest Festival on October 6-7, 2018 has something for everyone – inflatable bounce houses, pumpkin picking at the patch and even spooky story-telling to set the mood! There’ll be food trucks onsite with your favorite local fare and skilled artisans from across the Pikes Peak Region featuring the finest in commemorative crafts and memorabilia.

Oct 27-28.  Open to the public 9-5, entertainment and events 10-4.

Admission: Adults $15, Seniors $10, Child $5, Under 2 are free

Location: Colorado Railroad Museum, 17155 W 44th Ave, Golden, CO 80226  (303) 279-4591

Ride the historic Denver & Rio Grande Steam Locomotive in a vintage passenger car, hosted by conductors and engineers in full costume.  Visit all of the Town’s special stops to fill your treat bags.

 COSMB’s Guide to Fall & Halloween!

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