9 Metro Detroit Pumpkin Patches to Find Your Perfect Gourd for Halloween

Get pumpkins, squash and other fall gourds at these local patches and farms.
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Fall is finally here, and pumpkins are officially in season! Whether you need to pick a gourd for the seeds, a pie or to carve your Halloween jack o’lantern, these local pumpkin patches and farms have you covered with fresh pumpkins, squash and more.

Looking for even more fall fun? Check out our list of local apple orchards for u-pick apples, cider, donuts, and more.

Blake’s Orchard & Cider Mill

In addition to an apple orchard filled with a variety of u-pick options, Blake’s has a pumpkin patch prime for picking. Plus, enjoy cider and donuts, a petting farm, alcoholic cider in the tasting room, a haunted barn around Halloween time and much more. Hours vary by day and attraction. 17985 Armada Center Road, Armada. blakefarms.com.

Corn Maze Adventure & Pumpkin Patch

With four u-pick pumpkin patches, you are sure to find the right pumpkin to fit your baking or carving needs. Plus, two corn mazes with more than four miles of trails to get lost in, a petting zoo, corn box, wagon rides, cider and donuts and more. Open 3-9 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday through Halloween. 9391 Lindsey Lane, Casco. Cornfun.com.

DeBuck’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

There are black, white, blue, green and orange pumpkins in a wide variety of sizes and shapes in the 20-acre pumpkin patch. Enjoy a corn maze, cider, donuts and a family fun area, too. Open Saturdays and Sundays in September. Friday, Saturdays and Sundays in October. 50240 Martz Road, Belleville. Debuckscornmaze.com.

Denny’s U-Pick Pumpkins

Denny’s offers u-pick pumpkins and gourds along with corn stalks and straw bales. Be sure to stop by the cows while you’re there. Open 9 a.m. to sunset daily, late-September to Halloween. 4260 Gotfredson Road, Plymouth. Facebook.com/dennysupickpumpkins.

Diehl’s Orchard & Cider Mill

U-pick apples, cider and donuts are the major draw of this farm, but they also have a pumpkin patch that opens in late September (pumpkins are just $10!). Plus, a corn maze and hay pile. Open 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily through Halloween. 1479 Ranch Road, Holly. Diehlsorchard.com.

Three Cedars Farm

Take a hayride or a train ride before making a stop in the five-acre pumpkin patch to find your pumpkin. They also offer a seven-acre corn maze, cider, donuts and a play area full of live animals and kids’ activities. Open 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Halloween. 7897 Six Mile Road, Northville. Threecedarsfarm.org.

Trabbic Family Pumpkin Farm

This downriver farm has been in the Trabbic family for more than 100 years. Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch to pick from a wide variety of pumpkins, gourds, squash and more. Also offers fall snacks, a corn maze, pumpkin train and much more. Open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday. 1560 E. Sterns Road, Erie. Trabbicpumpkinfarm.com. 

Wiard’s Orchard & Country Fair

Buy tickets to the Country Fair, which is open now through Halloween, for tons of fall fun including a corn maze, wagon rides and a petting farm. You must purchase tickets to the Country Fair to get in on U-pick pumpkins and apples. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. 5565 Merritt Road, Ypsilanti. Wiards.com.

Wing Farms

Find a wide variety of pumpkins, gourds and fall décor at this 150-year-old family-owned and operated farm. Admission is free and so are the hayrides to the pumpkin patch. Pumpkins run $10-$40 based on size. Offers fresh turkeys for Thanksgiving and Christmas trees, too. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Fridays-Sundays, Sept. 24-Oct. 31. 5335 Dexter Ann Arbor Road, Ann Arbor. Wingfarms.com.

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