Fall is so fun! Here’s a list of area and fall festivals and pumpkin patches in Columbus and Central Ohio! Make sure to take time to to squeeze out every last drop of this glorious season!
During the month of October, many local farms open up for Fall Festival Weekends that include hay rides, pumpkin picking, bonfires, kettle corn and more! Some of the larger scale farms include zip lines, mini golf, barrel rolling, huge slides, corn mazes, pettings zoos and more!
This is a list of those pumpkin farms and fall festival weekends taking place around Central Ohio, most of them within a one hour drive from downtown Columbus!
Fall Festival Weekends and Pumpkin Patches in Columbus and Central Ohio
Please check the link for each farm for specific details on pricing, dates and times! I will update this page as more info becomes available!
Location: 5895 Johnstown Utica Rd, NE, Utica, OH 43080
Features: Peach, apple and pumpkin picking, farm market with fresh produced and local goods!
Location: 16220 Springdale Rd., Marysville, OH 43040
Features: Apple picking throughout the fall and a sunflower field!
Location: 9015 London Groveport Rd. Grove City, OH 43123
Features: Fall Fun Days feature hayrides, pumpkin picking, farm market, petting zoo, corn and sunflower mazes, bale cave and more!
Location: 159 East Franklin St., Circleville, OH 43113
Features: This famous local celebration of pumpkins features lots of live music, story times, parades, pumpkin carving, a baby parade, big wheel races, food and craft vendors, rides and anything pumpkin you can imagine! Taking place October 16-19, 2019.
Location: 2500 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219
Features: This is a kid-friendly haunted maze that is open the whole month of October (1st-31st)! Kids get to pick a pumpkin, plant a pansy and do other fall crafts!
- Read about our visit to deMonye’s here!
Location: 10468 Martinsburg Rd., Utica, Oh 43080
Features:Weekends offer pumpkins for sale, farm animals, hay rides, slides, barrel train rides and a kiddie corn maze. Kids under 2 are free. Weekdays offer a reduced price for the Funfest area but no hay rides or barrel train rides. The market and picnic areas are open 7 days a week.
Location: 5800 Rager Rd., Groveport, OH 43125
Features: Fall festivals happen select Friday nights and Saturdays and Sundays throughout October. Hayrides, corn maze, fire pit and hotdogs and s’mores for roasting (bring your own or purchase there), straw maze, sand box, pumpkins, games and activities!
Location: 5766 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, OH 43056
Features: Straw maze, giant slide, haunted room, pumpkins, gourds, corn shocks, mums, halloween accessories, bunnies and goats!
Location: 13329 Morse Rd., SW, Pataskala, OH 43062
Features: Hosts the annual Pumpkinpalooza on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM which includes hayrides, live entertainment, bounce houses, face painting, a pumpkin patch, music, crafts, food and more! Benefits Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Location: 4147 County Road 114, Sugarcreek, OH 44681
Features: Hosts festival weekends that include special activities like a corn box, sheep shearing, basket weaving, horseshoeing, a pumpkin slingshot and more!
Location: 6142 Lewis Center Rd., Galena, OH 43021
Features: For six weekends in September and October, there will be hayrides, kettle corn, campfire foods, scarecrow making, a petting zoo and apple butter making! Admission is free, but there is a charge for some activities.
- See our visit to Freeman’s Farm here.
Hendren Farm Market (closed for the 2019 season)
Location: 14595 Johnstown-Utica Rd., Johnstown, OH 43031
Features: Large corn maze, pumpkin picking, produce market and baked goods!
Location: 581 S. Galena Rd., Sunbury, OH 43074
Features: Fall festivals are Saturdays and Sundays and offer a hayride, pumpkin picking, pumpkin painting, fall decorations, food, pony rides, slide, kids play barn, corn pit, farm animals, straw maze, and more!
Location: 182 Sunbury Rd, Westerville, OH 43081
Features: Hosts an annual Fallapalooza on September 21-22, 2019 that includes a silent auction, fortune teller, bounce houses, pumpkin painting, haunted maze, food truck, cotton candy and more!
Location: 7437 Hyland Croy Rd., Plain City, OH 43064
Features: Pumpkin picking, fresh produce, caramel apples, slushies and October weekends feature a Kiddie Playland area with a straw maze, grain boxes, and giant air toys. They are also open on weekdays without the air toys and reduced cost of admission.
Location: 1859 Walker Rd., Hilliard, OH 43026
Features: Pumpkin picking, maze, petting zoo, fresh produce, deli sandwiches and ice cream!
Location: 2634 Smeltzer Rd., Marion, OH 43302
Features: Apple picking, pumpkins, fresh produce, farm-made products, apple cider, and more. Also hosts Applefest on September 28, 2019 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
Location: 11155 Reynolds Rd, Utica, OH 43080
Features: Pick your own apples, farm market, pumpkins and gourds for sale, fresh apple cider, home grown produce and Christmas trees!
Location: 8738 State Route 36, Ostrander, OH 43061
Features: Open six weekends only: Sept. 21 – Oct. 27, plus Friday, Oct. 18, 2019 with hayrides, farm animals, farm pond, pumpkins and gourds! Back 40 Barn Pass admission includes Pumpkin Jumps, John Deere combine slide, mountain slides, Big Zip and mini zip lines, rolling tubes, straw forts, pig races, pedal carts, the biggest corn box in Ohio, and more!
Location: 2920 St. Rt. 203, Radnor, OH 43066
Features: There is a really long list of activities going on throughout all of the weekends beginning September 21, 2019 though October including food, hayrides, barrel rides, giant legos, corn maze, mini golf, slides, pumpkin picking and tons more! Open on weeknights, too!
Location: 15632 SR 56 SE.,Mt. Sterling, OH 43143
Features: Hayride to pick your own pumpkin is offered beginning September 28 & 29, 2019 and throughout October plus a farm market with edible and decorative delights! There’s also a corn maze, caterpillar crawl, haystack, graffiti barn wall, photo frames and animals to see on the farm. There is a food trailer available.
Location: 9393 Morse Rd SW, Pataskala, OH 43062
Features: Pick your own apples and pumpkins, giant corn maze, farm market, barrel train, fun zone, bounce house, wagons rides and more!
Location: 8657 Axe Handle Rd., Milford Center, OH 43045
Features: Huge corn maze opens September 14 and is open Friday – Sunday. Admission to the maze also includes cow train, barnyard bouncer, petting zoo, kiddie maze, ball zone, slides, laser tag, pedal carts, kids fun barn, tether ball and more! Hayrides are also available!
Location: 2488 St. Rt. 37 West, Delaware, OH 43015
Features: Hay ride, pumpkin picking, corn maze, fresh produce, animal barn!
Location: Several locations listed here
Phone: Columbus location: 614-268-3511
Features: Hosts an Annual Fall Festival (October 12 & 13, 2019) which features sales, door prizes, special guests, events, and all-you-can-carry pumpkins!
Location: 7255 US HWY 42 North, Plain City, OH 43064
Features: apple picking, fishing, Fall festival weekends happen on Saturday and Sundays from September 7-October 27, 2019 from 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM and feature hay rides, corn pit, farm animals, barrel train rides, pedal car track, tire climb, zip line, gem mining and more!
- Read about our Plain City Apple Picking Adventures!
Location: 4413 National Rd. SW, Hebron, OH 43025
Features: PumpkinFest is open Tuesday through Sunday, from September 14 through October 31, 2019, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Includes a pumpkin patch, farm animals and The Great Pumpkin Fun Center with giant slides, mazes, a fort, play areas, and tons more! Weekends include wagon rides, face painting, crafters and concessions!
Location: 7129 Old Logan Rd SE Sugar Grove, OH 43155
Features: u-pick pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn maze, plus fall decorations and produce available in the market.
Location: 3341 Winchester Pike, Columbus, OH 43232
Features: Seasonal produce and flowers, pumpkins, gourds, cider, and a bakery!
Location: 1099 Reynoldsburg New Albany Rd N., Blacklick, OH 43004
Features: Shop for pumpkins, corn shocks, baled straw and more! There is a petting zoo, straw maze, hay rides and corn play box. Open weekdays and weekends in October.
Location: 5066 Keller Road, Hebron, OH 43025
Features: corn maze, pumpkin farm, jumping pillow, hay rides, barrel train, mini golf, pumpkin painting, gem mining and more! Open Tuesday through Saturday 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM and Sunday 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM. Most activities included in admission.
Location: 28800 Chieftain Dr., Logan, Ohio 43138
Features: open daily from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM! Pick your own pumpkins, corn maze, hay rides.
Location: 6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd., Yellow Springs, OH 45387
Features: Ice cream, a petting zoo, mini golf, pick your own pumpkins, Cowvin’s Corny Maze, and more! An Annual Fall Festival (October 5 & 6, 2018) includes activities like making pumpkin holes and caramel apples, cow milking demonstrations, activities and more!
- Read: Ohio Road Trip: Springfield for more things to do near Young’s Dairy!
Location: 6010 Converse Huff Rd., Plain City, OH 43064
Features: Pumpkins, baked goods, fresh produce, bulk goods, deli, playground and farm animals on site!
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