14 Best Pumpkin Patches in Kansas City (and near KCMO)

Last updated on October 17th, 2023 at 08:01 am.

Are you looking for fun activities to take part in this Fall? Kansas City allows you to enjoy all the fun activities that Fall has to offer. Farms within and around Kansas City usually have plenty of pumpkins available for picking during this time.

Sadly, Crazy Craig’s U-Pick Pumpkins is no longer in business. But, our 2023 update shares the 14 best pumpkin patches in Kansas City as well as other Missouri pumpkin farms within a short drive.

What is more fun than heading to a pumpkin patch farm to choose your own pumpkin?

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Many pumpkin patches also offer fun outdoor activities like hayrides, corn mazes, and fall markets.

Below is a comprehensive list of all the best apple orchards, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, and other fun fall activities in Kansas City. Since dates, prices, and times are subject to change, it is important that you call the organizer first before going.

Oh, and before you head out on your pumpkin patch adventure, you might want to whip up this delicious pumpkin cream cold foam coffee!

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Check out the list of pumpkin patches in or near Kansas City that the whole family can enjoy. The first list focuses on pumpkin patches in Kansas City, Missouri. We are also including several pumpkin patches near KCMO as well as a few in Kansas that are a short drive from Kansas City, MO.

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Here are the 15 best pumpkin patches in Kansas City or near Kansas City, Missouri that are worth the drive this fall. We’ve also included our favorite nearby apple orchards and corn mazes.

1. Faulkner’s Ranch

Faulkner's Ranch
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Faulkner’s Ranch is one of the closest pumpkin patches Kansas City has to offer. There are more than 25 activities aside from just pumpkin picking. Some of these activities include pony rides, corn maze, wagon rides, pedal karts, playground, petting farm, and a mega slide.

2023 marks the 25th Pumpkin Season for Faulkner’s Ranch.

The pumpkin patch will be open for the 2023 season from September 29 – Sunday, October 29 (closed on Mondays).

Pumpkin Fest Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 3pm-7pm & Friday-Sunday 10am-6pm

Address: 10600 Raytown Road, Kansas City, MO 64134

2. City Market

The City Market’s Farmers’ Market is the largest farmers’ market in the region and always a top choice for produce. While it isn’t a Kansas City pumpkin patch, it’s a great option to find a pumpkin if you can’t make it to a pumpkin farm.

Beyond the fresh produce and goods sold on Saturday and Sunday, during September and October there are piles of gourds, squash and all kinds of pumpkins for sale.

Address: 5th St & Walnut St Kansas City, MO

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Below are our favorite pumpkin patches near Kansas City that are located in Missouri. If you know of additional pumpkin patches in Kansas City, please let us know in the comment at the end of this post.

3. Carolyn’s Country Cousins

Carolyn's Pumpkin Patch
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Carolyn’s Country Cousins is known as Missouri’s mega pumpkin patch and our top pick because it is big enough to allow for various fun activities all day long.

With a 50-acre U-pick patch with hundreds of pumpkins, train and carousel rides, pumpkin jumping pad, pig races, pumkinator pumpkin launching, playground, kids corn maze, Scarecrow Tunnel, wagon rides, petting zoo, and more, this mega patch is a fun day for the whole family. Carolyn’s Country Cousins pumpkin patch offers food and beverages for purchase from the country store.

2023 pumpkin patch season starts September 16th and runs through October 31st. It is open Thursday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday and Monday. It’s closed Tuesday and Wednesday.

Carolyn’s Pumpkin Patch is a 16-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 17607 NE 52nd St, Liberty, Missouri.

Text only: 816-730-6518

4. Pumpkin Valley

Pumpkin Valley is a family-owned 60-acre farm whose pumpkin patch festivities happen every weekend in October! Start a visit at Pumpkin Valley by milking a cow or petting an alpaca before picking the perfect pumpkin.

The patch is usually open until 6 pm every day in October. The activities you can enjoy here include pumpkin painting, Indian teepee, potato sack races, and face painting,

Pumpkin Valley also features pony, train, and hayrides as well as two bounce houses, a large pumpkin slide, petting zoo, hay maze, a corn fountain, and a mini ninja-warrior course for children.

Pumpkin Valley always plays the Chiefs games on Sundays!

Pumpkin Valley is an 18-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 2807 NW Chipman Rd Lee’s Summit, MO 64081

Phone: 816-405-9675

5. Alldredge Orchards

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Alldredge Orchards offers a pumpkin patch as well as U-pick apples Saturdays and Sundays in September (apples) and October (pumpkins) from 10 AM until 5 PM. Visitors are also offered hay and wagon rides.

Lunch is served in their cafe from 11-3.

Admission $6 per person, ages 2 and up. Tickets for Supermegaslide are $1 each, Train Ride $3 each

There is no admission for u-pick apples or visit the store or cafe.

Alldredge Orchards is a 23-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 10455 N Highway, Platte City, MO

Phone: 816-330-3448

6. Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch

Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch
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Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch grows 60 varieties of pumpkins on the farm and offers fun activities during their Fall Festival that include a corn maze, carousel, hayrides, corn crib, playground, giant corn pit, and apple orchard among other fun things.

The pumpkin patch and farm is open except Tuesday; 9 am – 7 pm Sunday-Thursday and 9 am – 9pm Friday-Saturday, from September 15-30. From October 1-30, 2023 it is open on Monday, Thursday and Sunday from 9 am – 7 pm and Wednesday, Friday, Saturday from 9 am – 9pm. On October 31st they are open from 9 am – 6pm.

Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch is a 25-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 650 N. Jefferson St. Kearney, MO

Phone: 816-628-0028

7. Pumpkins ETC

Pumpkins ETC is perfect for anyone who wants to visit a family-owned farm with pumpkins, gourds, squash, vegetables, mums, and Indian corn. The pumpkin festival has activities that include fall decorations, corn mazes, and hay bales, among others. Entry is free.

The farm is open weekends in usually from the 2nd Friday in September through October from 10 am to 6 pm Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Pumpkins ETC is a 25-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 10700 Farmer Lane Platte City, MO

Phone: 816-604-0181

8. Johnson Farms

Johnson Farms Plants and Pumpkins
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Johnson Farms is a 140-acre family-owned farm that features 50 acres of land for fun activities. It has a pumpkin shed from which you can buy pumpkins, or you could head out to pick your own from their pumpkin patch. They also have sunflowers, mums, apples, and veggies for sale.

Join them for their 22nd year of offering U-pick Pumpkins, Veggies, Apples, Sunflowers and 23,000 mums. Don’t forget to enjoy their pumpkin spice donuts and cider slushies which are available every day during the season.

Activities include a jumping pillow, pig races, tractor-pulled wagon rides, and pumpkin cannons.

Opening day is September 23, 2023.

Johnson Farms is a 25-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 177th & Holmes Road (State Road D), Belton, MO

Phone: 816-331-1067

9. Weston Red Barn Farm

Weston Red Barn Farm
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Weston Red Barn Farm has for a long time been a favorite for the residents of Kansas City. They are known for their guords and rare kinds of pumpkins, such as the New England Cheese and Australian Blue. The farm is also has a corn maze, farm animals, and two country stores.

Starting in mid-late September, their Fall Festival weekends feature hayrides, pumpkins, ponies, caramel apples, BBQ, and apple cider.

The Weston Red Barn Farm is open daily in September and October from 9 am to 5 pm.

Weston Red Barn Farm is a 30-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 16300 Wilkerson Road, Weston, MO

Phone: 816-386-5437

10. The Pumpkin Pad

The Pumpkin Pad grows about 30 acres of various pumpkins for their U-pick pumpkin patch. They are a family-owned agri-tourism operation that provides fun for all ages.

Additional activities & attractions include an in ground jumping pillow, apple shooters, inflatable axe throwing, giant “Orange Crush” roller slide, 15-acre corn maze, straw bale climb, straw jump, old-fashioned hay wagon ride, slide spider swings, cornhole games, 7-acre sunflower field, graffiti art board, musical farm garden, homemade apple cider and more.

The Pumpkin Pad is open Friday from Noon-6pm and Saturday from 10am- 6pm from Saturday September 23rd through Sunday October 29th.

Admission: $18.99 per person

The Pumpkin Pad is a 34-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 35100 East Outer Belt Road Lone Jack, MO

Phone: 816-874-2527

11. Fahrmeier Farm

Fahremeier Farm is a family farm that started in 1947. It offers various kinds of pumpkins that you can use for decorations during Fall. They are usually open all year for u-pick homegrown produce and in the fall for pumpkins.

Their Fall festival activities include a petting zoo, yard games, corn maze, zip line, among others. Another bonus to visiting the farm is the freshly made donuts that are available every weekend at the patch!

Fahremeier Farm is a 46-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 9364 Mitchell Trail, Lexington MO

Phone: 816-888-9490

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12. Kerby Farm Pumpkin Patch

Kerby Farm Pumpkin Patch offers all the fall fun you can think of. Beyond picking your own pumpkin, visitors can visit a corn maze, go for a hayride, and enjoy the thrill of zip lining, among other fun activities.

Their pumpkin patch season runs from September 30 through October 29, 2023. They will be open Fri-Sat: 10am – 6pm and Sun: Noon – 6pm.

Kerby Farm is a 24-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 15943 158th Street Bonner Springs, Kansas

Phone: 913-441-1766

13. KC Pumpkin Patch

With 50 acres of fun, the KC Pumpkin Patch has it all in terms of unlimited fun with 60 farm fun adventures. Their 2023 Fall Festival includes thousands of U-pick pumpkins, a pumpkin express train, corn maze, duck races, hayrides, and a pig farm. The pumpkin patch also has pumpkin cannon for those looking for that extra thrill!

The KC Patch pumpkin festivities happen daily from September 23 to October 29.

KC Pumpkin Patch is a 30-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 13875 S. Gardner Road Olathe, Kansas

14. Louisburg Cider Mill, corn maze & pumpkin patch

Louisburg Cider Mill

The Louisburg Cider Mill offers a pumpkin patch and corn maze in addition to the cider it’s famous for. Every Saturday and Sunday, you can enjoy listening to live bluegrass music as you watch tons of apples pressed into cider, taste a few of the popular apple cider donuts and listen to bluegrass music.

Their fall festival activities kick off Saturday, September 16th also include a 10-acre corn maze, and 10-acre pumpkin patch, bee hive exhibit, hay wagon rides, giant swing set and many more. The 120-year-old barn is a fun visit for all ages. Another fun perk of this farm is renting a private fire pit to enjoy s’mores and other fun treats.

Ciderfest is Sep 23, 24, 30 & Oct 1 from 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM.

Louisburg Cider Mill is open year round. The Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch is open September 16 – October 31, 2023.

Hours are Monday – Saturday: 8am to 6pm, Sunday: 9am to 6pm.

Louisburg Cider Mill Pumpkin Patch is a 40-mile drive from Kansas City.

Address: 14730 Hwy 68, Louisburg, Kansas

Phone: 800-748-7765

5 Tips for Your Pumpkin patch Adventure

  1. Dress in Layers & bring a light rain jacket.
  2. Wear boots. Even if it’s not a rainy day, the fields could still be muddy. Here is my favorite boot for fall. If you have kids, these cute rain boots are perfect!
  3. Bring a garbage bag (for muddy boots) and an extra pair of shoes for the drive home.
  4. Bring a picnic blanket and picnic lunch to enjoy on the farm.
  5. Don’t forget sunscreen and hand wipes!

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Sadly, after 45 Seasons Dunn’s Cider Mill is closed as of September of 2022. We are hoping to hear if they sell the mill so the legacy can continue. If anyone has information on this please reach out.

But, there are plenty of other fun ways to celebrate the fall season!

Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Kansas City Zoo is a fun experience where children receive treats while enjoying Halloween-themed activities and entertainment. The zoo animals will be smashing pumpkins at scheduled times throughout the day.

Boo at the Zoo will be held on Oct. 29 & 30.

Address: 800 Zoo Drive Kansas City, MO

Liberty Corn Maze

Liberty Corn Maze is a fun fall tradition. This year’s design theme for opening weekend we will be honoring First Responders (police, firefighters, EMTs) and military. These heroes will get one free admission with a valid service ID.

There are eight mazes total – four designed for kids and four elaborate ones with varying degrees of difficulty.

Smaller mazes made with rock, rope, tire and soybeans are perfect for little ones that aren’t ready for the big maze. The festivities begin on Friday, September 15, 2023 and the maze will close on Sunday, October 29.

Address: 17607 N.E. 52nd St. Liberty, MO

Phone: 816-820-5388

Pony Express Pumpkin Fest

Pony Express Pumpkin Fest is an annual, family-focused festival sponsored by the Pony Express Museum and takes place at Patee Park.

Children’s activities include crafts and games, a wandering magician, a balloon man, storytelling, and much more.

The highlight of the celebration takes places on Friday at 8pm, when over 800 hand-carved pumpkins will be electrically lit on “Pumpkin Mountain” in front of the museum. A special lighting will also occur at 8pm on Saturday.

Several food vendors will be on site.

Pony Express Pumpkin Fest is October 13-15, 2023.

Address: 914 Penn Street St. Joseph, Missouri

Phone: 816-279-5059

Reminder: check the weather forecast and call the farm or business to confirm days and times before heading out.

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