Pumpkin Patches in Detroit, Ann Arbor and Beyond

Are you looking for the perfect pumpkin to adorn your home this fall? Check out these pumpkin patches in Detroit and Ann Arbor for great gourds and seasonal fun.

As the fall season begins, finding a good pumpkin for carving becomes a family mission. Picking your own instead of going to the store can be fun for adults and kids alike. Visit one of these farms and locations to pick your own pumpkins and enjoy the fall season.

Many of these patches offer other fun fall activities like apple pickingcorn mazes, hayrides and haunted houses, too. 

Note: Keep in mind to dress for the weather, as it can get very cold or rainy out on the pumpkin patches. Call ahead for inclement weather to see if the locations are open and call ahead for pricing as many go by pound. Many of them also don’t start selling until late September-October

Be sure to follow any COVID-19 safety protocol each location has in place.

Alber Orchard and Cider Mill 

Alber Orchard has plenty of pumpkins in the patch starting at the end of September, plus enjoy the cider mill and 100 varieties of apples. Families can enjoy live music on weekends through Oct. 31. 

Apple Charlie’s

This cider mill and farm farm has u-pick home grown apple, beginning at the end of August. The pumpkins will be ready to pick at the beginning of October. Donuts and apple cider available, too.

Big Red Orchard

Stock up on cider, donuts and apples while you also hunt for your prized pumpkin. Enjoy some free family fun activities including cornhole, straw mountain, petting zoo and more.

Bird’s Big Pumpkins 

A family-owned place with fall decorations, pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks and more. Cash-only. Pumpkins are available until they are all gone. 

Blake’s Orchard and Cider Mill

Head into the fields to pick your own apples, pumpkins, flowers or other fruits and vegetables. You can also select pre-picked apples and other products in the market.

Cook’s Farm Dairy 

Cook’s has been serving the metro Detroit area since 1933, and in October families can enjoy hayrides to the pumpkin patch to pick their own pumpkins. Then, stay for a donut or try seasonal ice cream flavors like pumpkin crunch in the Fall and peppermint stick and egg nog in the Winter.

CornFun Corn Maze Adventure And Pumpkin Patch 

Choose your pumpkin from three different patches. Also, petting zoo, corn maze, tire climb, wagon rides, haybale pyramid and other fall fun.

DeBuck’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

With 20 acres of pumpkins in varying colors and shapes, there’s plenty to choose from at DeBuck’s. Admission includes a hayride to the pumpkin patch, plus access to the corn mazes and family fun areas. 

Diehl’s Orchard and Cider Mill 

Bring the whole family (leashed dogs included). There’s also a pumpkin patch, cider, donuts, hay rides and corn maze. The Corn Maze will be open in early September.

Hy’s Cider Mill

Pick up a pumpkin in this great spot to spend a day. Also pick apples and drink fresh cider from the working mill. 

Jenny’s Farm Stand and Cider Mill

Come check out the free straw maze or petting farm, and pick out your own apples or pumpkins. Enjoy pony or hayrides and shop the store for apple cider, donuts, mums, canned pickles, jams and salsas. 

Kackleberry Farm

Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch at Kackleberry Farm with your family. Their patch covers seven acres. Make sure to check out all three corn mazes over the 12 acres of corn. The smallest maze is used for teaching – has an anti-bullying story and Michigan facts.

Little Pumpkin Patch 

The farm consists of 3.5 acres of pumpkins, gourds and corn that are sold roadside. The pumpkin patch is open all hours of the day. The farm has animal-viewing, too. Cash or Venmo only.

Long Family Orchard, Farm & Cider Mill 

Pick your own apples and pumpkins and take a relaxing wagon ride and check out the Corn Maze. Pick up some honey, apple butter, preserves and breads too.

Nixon Farms

Take the family to u-pick the perfect pumpkin in their patch or purchase an already picked pumpkin up front by the admission barn. Test out your skills in their 14-acre corn maze, see the farm animals, photo ops and more. 

Puma’s Pumpkin Patch

A family-owned and operated pumpkin patch that offers pumpkins of all sizes. Cider and donuts, too. 

Three Cedars Farm

Take the family to pick the perfect pumpkin in this u-pick farm spanning five acres. Kids will love their Barn Yard Playland, train rides, hayrides and corn maze.

Trabbic Family Pumpkin Farm 

This working farm has over 40 acres of pumpkins to choose from along with their four-acre maze for adults, teens and families. Take the pumpkin train to the patch. Also, cider and doughnuts, animals and rides. Cash only.

Wasem Fruit Farm

Cider and doughnuts are lures in addition to over a dozen varieties of apples. Guests can u-pick pumpkins this year.

Westview Orchard and Adventure Farm 

Pick up a pumpkin, see the farm animals and enjoy some cider and donuts at this farm. Also, straw bale maze, tire mountain, three-acre playground, wagon ride and more.

Wiard’s Orchards & Country Fair

Families can enjoy u-picking apples or pumpkins, the corn maze with the cost of admission, which also includes the family play areas, wagon rides, mega triple slide, wagon rides and more. County Fair tickets are only available online. 

Do you know of other great pumpkin patches in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor? Tell us about them in the comments.

This post was originally published in 2019 and is updated regularly.


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