September 22, 2016

22 Central Florida pumpkin patches and corn mazes to put you in the fall mood

Whatever puts you in that autumnal mood – picking pumpkins, going on hayrides, or getting ass-backward lost in a corn maze – these fall attractions have you covered. Wander out in your shorts and flip-flops, because, hey, we ARE in Florida, and contemplate the source from which all PSLs spring. Sorta.

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Trinity Christian Academy Orlando Pumpkin Patch
2113 E. South St., 407-894-2237
Pumpkins sold out so quickly here last year that they had to double their order. This pumpkin patch located in the heart of downtown runs from Oct. 16-31 and benefits Trinity Christian Academy at South Street Ministry. Weekend events include bounce houses, pumpkin carving and decorating, and fall crafts. There will also be baked goods available. The patch will be open Sunday through Thursday from noon-7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. 
Photo via Trinity Christian Academy/Facebook
Trinity Christian Academy Orlando Pumpkin Patch
2113 E. South St., 407-894-2237

Pumpkins sold out so quickly here last year that they had to double their order. This pumpkin patch located in the heart of downtown runs from Oct. 16-31 and benefits Trinity Christian Academy at South Street Ministry. Weekend events include bounce houses, pumpkin carving and decorating, and fall crafts. There will also be baked goods available. The patch will be open Sunday through Thursday from noon-7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.

Photo via Trinity Christian Academy/Facebook
Partin Ranch Corn Maze
5601 N. Canoe Creek Road, Kenansville, 407-709-7250 
Starting on Oct. 8, this patch will be open every Saturday and Sunday for the rest of the month. Mazes, a barrel train ride, a hayride, corn box, games, and a kiddie zipline are included with your admission. There will also be food and pumpkins available for purchase. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for kids. 
Photo via Partin Ranch /website
Partin Ranch Corn Maze
5601 N. Canoe Creek Road, Kenansville, 407-709-7250

Starting on Oct. 8, this patch will be open every Saturday and Sunday for the rest of the month. Mazes, a barrel train ride, a hayride, corn box, games, and a kiddie zipline are included with your admission. There will also be food and pumpkins available for purchase. Admission is $10 for adults and $8 for kids.

Photo via Partin Ranch /website
Stanley Pond Adventure Farm
15426 County Road 48, Astatula, 352-742-8180
Get in on the adventure farm fun -- you can pick pumpkins, jump like a maniac on a humongous pillow, hop on a small airboat you can ride around a lake, and much more. The 5th annual pumpkin patch celebration runs on Oct. 1-2, Oct. 8-9, and Oct. 15-16, so plan ahead for a day full of more activities than you would ever imagine could come out of picking pumpkins. 
Photo via Stanley Pond Adventure Farm/Facebook
Stanley Pond Adventure Farm
15426 County Road 48, Astatula, 352-742-8180

Get in on the adventure farm fun -- you can pick pumpkins, jump like a maniac on a humongous pillow, hop on a small airboat you can ride around a lake, and much more. The 5th annual pumpkin patch celebration runs on Oct. 1-2, Oct. 8-9, and Oct. 15-16, so plan ahead for a day full of more activities than you would ever imagine could come out of picking pumpkins.

Photo via Stanley Pond Adventure Farm/Facebook
Long & Scott Farms
26216 County Road 448A, Mount Dora, 352-383-6900
Starting as a small 7-acre cornfield, this maze grew into a local tradition. Families can enjoy the twisting pathways of the large corn maze; for the young ones, a small 1-acre maze is available. Other attractions include a gigantic jumping pillow, 60-foot super slide, hayrides, a playground and kid fishing for just $2. The maze opens for its 14th season on Oct. 1 through Dec. 11. Admission is $12 for ages 4 and above.  
Photo via Scott's Maze Adventure/Facebook
Long & Scott Farms
26216 County Road 448A, Mount Dora, 352-383-6900

Starting as a small 7-acre cornfield, this maze grew into a local tradition. Families can enjoy the twisting pathways of the large corn maze; for the young ones, a small 1-acre maze is available. Other attractions include a gigantic jumping pillow, 60-foot super slide, hayrides, a playground and kid fishing for just $2. The maze opens for its 14th season on Oct. 1 through Dec. 11. Admission is $12 for ages 4 and above.

Photo via Scott's Maze Adventure/Facebook
Cornfusion Maze
13444 Moore Road, Lakeland, 863-859-6472
Open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October, this festival includes an 8-acre corn maze, farm animals, a pumpkin-carving station, and food and beverage options including “Deep Fried Lemonade.” Admission is $11.50 for adults and $9.50 for kids ages 5-15. 
Photo via Cornfusion Maze/Facebook
Cornfusion Maze
13444 Moore Road, Lakeland, 863-859-6472

Open on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October, this festival includes an 8-acre corn maze, farm animals, a pumpkin-carving station, and food and beverage options including “Deep Fried Lemonade.” Admission is $11.50 for adults and $9.50 for kids ages 5-15.

Photo via Cornfusion Maze/Facebook
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
4851 S. Apopka Vineland Road, 407-876-4991 
Pumpkins will be available from Oct. 13-28. There will also be an area to take festive fall family photos, and all proceeds go to St. Luke’s Youth Ministries.
Photo via St. Luke's UMC/FB
St. Luke’s United Methodist Church
4851 S. Apopka Vineland Road, 407-876-4991

Pumpkins will be available from Oct. 13-28. There will also be an area to take festive fall family photos, and all proceeds go to St. Luke’s Youth Ministries.

Photo via St. Luke's UMC/FB
Painted Oaks Academy
15100 Lake Pickett Road, 407-929-0970
Looking for that ideal family portrait? This pumpkin patch may be it. No professional photographers are allowed without scheduling an appointment first. Pumpkins are for sale for $1 per pound, but make sure to stop by the ATM before heading over since it's cash only! Those wanting to experience pony or hay rides can only do so on the weekends from 1-5 p.m. for $5. The patch is open from 3-7 p.m. on Oct. 8-Oct. 30. 
Photo via Baby Boot Camp: Lake Mary, Orlando Central/North, and Winter Park/Facebook
Painted Oaks Academy
15100 Lake Pickett Road, 407-929-0970

Looking for that ideal family portrait? This pumpkin patch may be it. No professional photographers are allowed without scheduling an appointment first. Pumpkins are for sale for $1 per pound, but make sure to stop by the ATM before heading over since it's cash only! Those wanting to experience pony or hay rides can only do so on the weekends from 1-5 p.m. for $5. The patch is open from 3-7 p.m. on Oct. 8-Oct. 30.

Photo via Baby Boot Camp: Lake Mary, Orlando Central/North, and Winter Park/Facebook
Harvest Moon Farm
15990 Stur St., Masaryktown, 800-373-4811
Only an hour and a half from Orlando, this maze features an interactive bingo game. Winners who successfully complete this maze have a chance to win a trip for four to meet the Peanuts gang at Knott's Berry Farm in California. You can also choose from a variety of pumpkins in their patch, and check out cow trains, a flashlight train, corn ball, pony rides, a hill slide, and a gem mine. Open from Oct.1-Nov. 6. Admission for ages 3 and above is $11.95. 
Photo via harvestmoonfl.com
Harvest Moon Farm
15990 Stur St., Masaryktown, 800-373-4811

Only an hour and a half from Orlando, this maze features an interactive bingo game. Winners who successfully complete this maze have a chance to win a trip for four to meet the Peanuts gang at Knott's Berry Farm in California. You can also choose from a variety of pumpkins in their patch, and check out cow trains, a flashlight train, corn ball, pony rides, a hill slide, and a gem mine. Open from Oct.1-Nov. 6. Admission for ages 3 and above is $11.95.

Photo via harvestmoonfl.com
Harvest Holler
950 Tavares Road, Polk City, 352-895-8687
Take your fall photos in a farm setting at Harvest Holler. From Sept. 23-Nov. 13, this farm is jam-packed with activities such as confusing corn mazes, bumpy hayrides, hay forts to conquer, corn cribs, tire swings and more. They’ll have pumpkins to sell throughout for guests to purchase and take home after a day of fun. 
Photo via Harvest Holler Corn Maze/Facebook
Harvest Holler
950 Tavares Road, Polk City, 352-895-8687

Take your fall photos in a farm setting at Harvest Holler. From Sept. 23-Nov. 13, this farm is jam-packed with activities such as confusing corn mazes, bumpy hayrides, hay forts to conquer, corn cribs, tire swings and more. They’ll have pumpkins to sell throughout for guests to purchase and take home after a day of fun.

Photo via Harvest Holler Corn Maze/Facebook
Green Meadow’s Farm
1368 S. Poinciana Blvd., Kissimmee, 407-846-0770 
You’re sure to get in touch with your inner child at this location. What's normally a petting zoo throughout the year is transformed into a pumpkin patch with a Ooky Spooky haunted house. You even get to take home a free pumpkin at the end! Admission for Florida residents is $21. The pumpkin patch is open from Oct. 1-Nov. 6. 
Photo via Green Meadows Petting Farm/Facebook
Green Meadow’s Farm
1368 S. Poinciana Blvd., Kissimmee, 407-846-0770

You’re sure to get in touch with your inner child at this location. What's normally a petting zoo throughout the year is transformed into a pumpkin patch with a Ooky Spooky haunted house. You even get to take home a free pumpkin at the end! Admission for Florida residents is $21. The pumpkin patch is open from Oct. 1-Nov. 6.

Photo via Green Meadows Petting Farm/Facebook