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Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals in Columbus and Central Ohio 2023!

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 months of September and October, many Central Ohio farms open up for U-Pick Pumpkin Patches and 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, and pettings zoos!

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!

This post is continually being updated for 2023! Please bookmark it and check back soon! 

boys in barrels at Lehner's Pumpkin Farm in Ohio
Lehner’s Pumpkin Farm

Please check the website link for each farm for specific details on pricing, dates and times! I will update this page as more info becomes available!

Anywhere with You Acres

  • Location: 31378 St. Rt. 37, Richwood, OH 43344
  • Phone: 740-816-0694
  • Open: One weekend in 2023
  • Website

September 15-17, 2023 will include pumpkin and mum sales, live music, food trucks, activities for kids, a craft show and more!

Branstool Orchards

  • Location: 5895 Johnstown Utica Rd, NE, Utica, OH 43080
  • Phone: 740-892-3989
  • Open: Every day
  • Website
pumpkin picking at Branstool Orchard.

Peach, apple and pumpkin picking, sunflower field, farm market with fresh produced and local goods! Food truck on the weekends. Their website is updated every day with what is available for picking!

CherryHawk Farm

  • Location: 16220 Springdale Rd., Marysville, OH 43040
  • Phone: 937-642-6442
  • Open: Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Website
apple picking at CherryHawk Farm near Columbus, Ohio.

CherryHawk Farm features apple picking throughout the fall and a sunflower field!

Circle S Farms

  • Location: 9015 London Groveport Rd. Grove City, OH 43123
  • Phone: 614-878-7980
  • Open: Every day
  • Website

Sunflower field in late August/early September. Fall Fun Days begin October 1, 2022, and feature hayrides, pumpkin picking, farm market, petting zoo, corn and sunflower mazes, bale cave and more!

Circleville Pumpkin Show

  • Location: 159 East Franklin St., Circleville, OH 43113
  • Phone: 740-474-7000
  • Website

Pumpkin tower at the Circleville Pumpkin Festival near Columbus, Ohio.

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 18-21, 2023.

deMonye’s Greenhouse, Inc.

  • Location: 2500 Airport Dr., Columbus, OH 43219
  • Phone: 614-252-6046
  • Open: Every day
  • Website
pumpkins and haunted greenhouse at deMonye's Greenhouse in Columbus, Ohio.

Great local greenhouse with fall flowers and pumpkins for sale. Sadly, as of 2022, they are no longer doing their Haunted Greenhouse.

Dill’s Greenhouse

  • Location: 5800 Rager Rd., Groveport, OH 43125
  • Phone: 614-836-3700
  • Open: Greenhouse open every day
  • Website

Fall decor, pumpkins and gourds in the greenhouse as well as other indoor and outdoor plants. (They no longer do Fall Festivals on the weekends.)

Doran’s Farm Market

  • Location: 5462 Babbitt Rd., New Albany, Ohio  43054
  • Phone: 614-855-3885
  • Open: Every day
  • Website

Farm market offers pumpkins, mums, fresh produce, baked goods, jams, jellies, salsas and more!

Dupler’s Pumpkin Land

  • Location: 5766 Jacksontown Rd., Newark, OH 43056
  • Phone: 740-323-2514
  • Open: Every day
  • Website

Straw maze, giant slide, haunted room, pumpkins, gourds, corn shocks, mums, halloween accessories, bunnies and goats! Full activities will begin Friday, September 15, 2023. Hours are: Sunday-Friday from 12-7 and Saturdays 10-7.

Farm at Walnut Creek

  • Location: 4147 County Road 114, Sugarcreek, OH 44681
  • Phone: 330-893-4200
  • Open: Fall Festivals on Fridays and Saturdays, Open every day except Sunday.
  • Website
Fall Festivals at The Farm at Walnut Creek.

Hosts festival weekends (in the month of October) that include special activities like a corn box, straw maze, sheep shearing, basket weaving, horseshoeing, a pumpkin slingshot and more! There will be 4 Fall Festival Weekends in 2023 from September 29-October 21, 2023. Regular admission applies.

Freeman’s Farm

  • Location: 6142 Lewis Center Rd., Galena, OH 43021
  • Phone: 740-548-7866
  • Open: Fall Market is open daily. Special activities are Saturday and Sunday only.
  • Website
pumpkins at Freeman's Farm near Columbus, Ohio.

Fall Festival weekends include hayrides, kettle corn, campfire foods, scarecrow making, and a petting zoo. Admission to the farm is free and each activity has its own price. 2023 Dates: Sept. 16-Oct. 29 (Sat 10-5 & Sun 11 AM-5 PM). Farm market is open during festival hours and also and Mon-Fri (with no activities), Sept. 16-Oct. 31 (12 Noon – 7 PM).

Groovy Plants Ranch

  • Location: 4140 County Road 15 Marengo, OH 43334
  • Phone: 740-675-2681
  • Open: Every day
  • Website
pumpkins for sale at Groovy Plants Ranch just outside of Columbus, Ohio.

This greenhouse and plant haven is a great spot for all your garden and house plant needs and desires! In the fall, the shop is filled with mums and tons of beautiful fall plants. They also have hundreds of pumpkins to choose from from tiny pumpkins to large and very unique pumpkins!

Hartland Farm

  • Location: 2899 Lifer Ln. SW Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Phone: 540-422-3850
  • Open: Weekends
  • Website

Variety of pumpkins, corn maze, hayrides & animals. Parties, goat yoga and home to Squirrel Scout Forest School. Admission is free. 2023 dates and hours are September 16-October 29, 2023. Open Saturdays and Sundays 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM.

Hidden Creek Farms

  • Location: 581 S. Galena Rd., Sunbury, OH 43074
  • Phone: 740-815-9371
  • Open: Fall Activities are Saturday and Sunday. Market is open every day.
  • Website

Fall activities are available Saturdays and Sundays from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM. 2023 dates will be September 23 thru October 31. Activities include hayride, pumpkin picking, pumpkin painting, fall decorations, food, pony rides, slide, kids play barn, corn pit, farm animals, straw maze, and more!

Hoover Gardens

  • Location: 182 Sunbury Rd, Westerville, OH 43081
  • Phone: 614-568-0603
  • Open: Every day.
  • Website
Haunted Maze at Hoover Greenhouse near Columbus, Ohio.

A free Haunted Maze is open during business hours. Hosts an annual Fallapalooza (September 23 & 24, 2023) that includes a silent auction, bounce houses, pumpkin painting, haunted maze, food trucks and more!

Jacquemin Farms

  • Location: Farm Market: 7437 Hyland Croy Rd., Plain City, OH 43064 U-Pick Pumpkins: 11430 Industrial Parkway, Marysville, OH
  • Phone: 614-873-5725
  • Open: Farm Market in Plain City is open every day except Sunday, U-Pick Pumpkins in Marysville is open Saturday and Sunday.
  • Website
boys playing in corn bin at Jaquemin Farm in Plain City, Ohio.

U-pick pumpkins, pre-picked pumpkins, gourds, fresh produce, caramel apples, pumpkin donuts and apple cider slushies. No corn box or kids activities in 2022.

Kuhlwein’s Farm Market

  • Location: 1859 Walker Rd., Hilliard, OH 43026
  • Phone: 614-876-2833
  • Open: Every day except Wednesday.
  • Website

Pumpkin picking, hay rides, maze, petting zoo, fresh produce, deli sandwiches and ice cream! Activities begin September 23, 2023.

Lawrence Orchards

  • Location: 2634 Smeltzer Rd., Marion, OH 43302
    Phone: 740-389-3019
    Open: Monday through Saturday
  • Website
apple picking at Lawrence Orchards near Columbus, Ohio.

Harvest Saturdays will take place on Saturdays August 26- October 28, 2023. They will include special activities, food trucks, apple picking, a story stroll and animals! No entrance fee! Applefest will take place on September 30, 2023.

Legend Hills Orchard

  • Location: 11155 Reynolds Rd, Utica, OH 43080
  • Phone: 740-892-2498
  • Open: Every day
  • Website

Pick your own apples, farm market, pumpkins and gourds for sale, fresh apple cider, home grown produce and Christmas trees!

Leeds Farm

  • Location: 8738 State Route 36, Ostrander, OH 43061
  • Phone: 740-666-2020
  • Open: Saturdays and Sundays
  • Website
Pumpkins at Leeds Farm in Ostrander, Ohio.

Open weekends in 2023 (September 16 to October 28: open Saturdays and Sundays, 10 am to 5 pm. Open one Friday only: Oct. 13) 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! In 2023, pre-purchased tickets are required.

Lehners Pumpkin Farm

  • Location: 2920 St. Rt. 203, Radnor, OH 43066
  • Phone: 740-595.3207
  • Open: Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings for reduced admission and limited activities, Saturdays and Sundays for all activities, select Mondays and Fridays all day, full activities.
  • Website
Play area at Lehner's Pumpkin Farm near Columbus, Ohio.

There is a really long list of activities going on throughout all of the weekends beginning September 23 – October 29th, 2023 including food, hayrides, barrel rides, giant legos, corn maze, mini golf, slides, pumpkin picking and tons more! Open on weeknights, too! Check the calendar for 2023 dates and hours.

Lohstroh Family Farms

  • Location: 15632 SR 56 SE.,Mt. Sterling, OH 43143
  • Phone: 740-869-4208
  • Open: Pumpkin Picking on Saturday and Sunday, Market open every day.
  • Website
boy playing at Lohstroh Family Farms in Columbus, Ohio.

Hayrides to pick pumpkins, pre-picked Pumpkins, corn maze, tractor train, donuts and more! Activities begin September 1, 2023 and will take place on weekends through October.

There’s also a sunflower field (through September), corn maze, caterpillar crawl, haystack, graffiti barn wall, photo frames and animals to see on the farm.

Lynd Fruit Farm

  • Location: 9393 Morse Rd SW, Pataskala, OH 43062
  • Phone: 740-927-8559
  • Open: Check the website for apple picking availability, Market open every day. Maze open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Website
apple trees at Lynd Fruit Farm near Columbus, Ohio.

Pick your own apples and pumpkins, giant corn maze, farm market, barrel train, fun zone, bounce house, wagons rides and more! The Lyndiana Jones Corn Maze is open Friday – Saturday – Sunday, September 8 through October 29, 2023.

The MAiZE at Little Darby Creek

  • Location: 8657 Axe Handle Rd., Milford Center, OH 43045
  • Phone: 937-349-4781
  • Open: Friday, Saturday and Sunday
  • Website

Huge corn maze opens for 6 weekends, Sept. 23 – Oct. 29, 2023 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!

Miller’s Country Gardens

  • Location: 2488 St. Rt. 37 West, Delaware, OH 43015
  • Phone: 740-363-5021
  • Open: Wednesday through Sunday
  • Website

Beginning in October: U-Pick pumpkins, hayrides to the pumpkin fields, playground, farm animals, kettle corn, fall decor, and live music on select dates! No admission cost. Hayrides are free, pay only for the pumpkins.

Oakland Nursery

Hosts an Annual Fall Festival (October 7-8, 2023) which features sales, door prizes, special guests, events, and all-you-can-carry pumpkins!

Ochs Fruit Farm

  • Location: 2161 Pleastantville Rd., Lancaster, OH 43130
  • Phone: 740-652-5758
  • Open: Monday through Saturday
  • Website

This local farm market has apples, pumpkins, apple cider and mums for sale in the fall. They also feature a pick-your-own flower field in season. 2023 Season hours are Monday-Saturday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Orchard and Company

  • Location: 7255 US HWY 42 North, Plain City, OH 43064
  • Phone: 614-873-0510
  • Open: Saturdays and Sundays, check website for u-pick apple updates
  • Website
apple picking and Fall Fun at Orchard and Company in Plain City, Ohio.

Farm offers apple picking, sunflower field, fishing, Fall festival weekends  happen on Saturday and Sundays from Sept. 10th – October 30, 2022 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!

Pigeon Roost

  • Location: 4413 National Rd. SW, Hebron, OH 43025
  • Phone: 740-928-4925
  • Open: Wednesday through Sunday
  • Website

The Great Pumpkin Fun Center is open Wednesday through Sunday from September 16, 2023 to October 29, 2023, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Includes a pumpkin patch, farm animals, giant slides, mazes, a fort, play areas, and tons more! Weekends include wagon rides, face painting, crafters and concessions! Credit card only.

Smith Farm Market

  • Location: 3341 Winchester Pike, Columbus, OH 43232
  • Phone: 614-235-2014
  • Open: Every day
  • Website
Family sitting with pumpkins at Smith Farm Market in Columbus, Ohio.

Market features seasonal produce and flowers, lots of pre-picked pumpkins, gourds, cider, ice cream and a bakery!

Van Buren Acres

  • Location: 5066 Keller Road, Hebron, OH 43025
  • Phone: 740-404-8656
  • Open: Wednesday through Sunday
  • Website

U-pick pumpkins, large corn maze, jumping pillow, hay rides, barrel train, mini golf, pumpkin painting, gem mining and more! There are sunflowers in early September! Open Wednesday through Saturday, September 9 – October 31, 2023, 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Most activities included in admission. Single day tickets or season passes can be purchased online.

Walker Farm

  • Location: 28800 Chieftain Dr., Logan, Ohio 43138
  • Phone: 740-385-6758
  • Open: Every day
  • Website

Open daily beginning September 24, 2022 from 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM with pick your own pumpkins, corn maze, wagon rides (weekends only), corn shocks, crafts and more! Sunflowers are available in late summer.

Young’s Dairy

  • Location: 6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd., Yellow Springs, OH 45387
  • Phone: 937-325-0629
  • Open: Every day
  • Website
boy feeding goat at Young's Jersey Dairy in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Ice cream, a petting zoo, mini golf, pick your own pumpkins, wagon rides and more! Cowvin’s Corny Maze and Playland is open August 5th – October 29th, 2023. Pre-picked pumpkins are also available.

Yutzy’s Farm Market

  • Location: 6010 Converse Huff Rd., Plain City, OH 43064
  • Phone: 614-873-3815
  • Open: Monday through Saturday
  • Website
slides at Yutzy's Farm Market in Plain City, Ohio.

Market offers pumpkins, baked goods, fresh produce, bulk goods, deli, playground and farm animals on site!

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The first photo on this page shows a boy with bright orange shirt w dark sleeves and Nike shoes walking on a "roller racer/gerbil tube" that's on a track. Which farm was that pic. taken? Thank You!!!!

Julie Miller

Monday 6th of December 2021

That one is at Lehner's Pumpkin Farm!


Monday 6th of December 2021

The first photo on this page shows a boy with bright orange shirt w dark sleves and nike shoes walking on a "roller racer/gerbal tube" that's on a track. Which farm was that pic. taken? Thank You!!!!


Thursday 7th of October 2021

We went to Mr. Tree Farm on 10/02 and it was not open. We could not get through on the phone lines either. Just FYI!

Julie Miller

Thursday 7th of October 2021

Thank you for this! I couldn't tell if their website was up to date! I've changed their info to "unconfirmed". I appreciate you letting me know!