Last updated on September 15th, 2022 at 06:00 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. Our 2022 update shares the 15 best pumpkin patches in Kansas City as well as 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.
kc pumpkin patch list
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.
Best pumpkin patches in kansas city
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 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 Cactus Ring Toss, pedal karts, playground, petting farm, mazes, and giant Jenga.
2022 marks the 24th Pumpkin Season for Faulkner’s Ranch.
The pumpkin patch will be open for the 2022 season from September 30 – Sunday, October 30 (closed on Mondays).
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
Best pumpkin patches near kansas city (In missouri)
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 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.
2022 pumpkin patch season starts September 17th and runs through October 31st. It is open Thursday-Saturday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and 10 a.m. yo 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. Crazy Craig’s U-Pick Pumpkins
Crazy Craig’s Pumpkins & Mums offer a U-pick pumpkin patch, straw maze, hay mountain, mums, corn stalks, gourds, straw bales and Indian corn.
They are open every day between Sept. 17 – Oct. 31 from 10am – 6pm for the 2022 season.
Crazy Craig’s Pumpkin Patch is a 16-mile drive from Kansas City.
Address: 14521 A Hwy, Liberty, Missouri
5. 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
6. Alldredge Orchards
Alldredge Orchards offers a pumpkin patch as well as their U-pick on apples Saturdays and Sundays in October. Visitors are offered hay and wagon rides.
Alldredge Orchards is a 23-mile drive from Kansas City.
Address: 10455 N Highway, Platte City, MO
7. Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch
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 farm is open daily 9 am – 6 pm, from mid-Sep through Oct 31 for the pumpkin patch.
Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch is a 25-mile drive from Kansas City.
Address: 650 N. Jefferson St. Kearney, MO
8. 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 mid-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
9. Johnson Farms
Johnson Farms is a 140-acre family-owned farm that features 60 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 21st year of offering Upick Pumpkins, Veggies, Apples and Sunflowers. Don’t forget to enjoy their pumpkin spice donuts and dider slushies which are available every day during the season.
Activities include a jumping pillow, pig races, tractor-pulled wagon rides, and pumpkin cannons.
Johnson Farms is a 25-mile drive from Kansas City.
Address: 177th & Holmes Road (State Road D), Belton, MO
10. Weston Red Barn Farm
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 2 country stores.
Since it is usually used for educational purposes, you may need to call for reservations.
The Weston Red Barn Farm is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Weston Red Barn Farm is a 30-mile drive from Kansas City.
Address: 16300 Wilkerson Road, Weston, MO
11. 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 during the pumpkin season.
The Pumpkin Pad is a 34-mile drive from Kansas City.
Address: 35100 East Outer Belt Road Lone Jack, MO
12. 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: 9133 Country Farm Rd Lexington, MO
Best pumpkin patches near kansas city (In kansas)
13. 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 October 1st through October 31st, 2022. 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
14. KC Pumpkin Patch
With 50 acres of fun, the KC Pumpkin Patch has it all in terms of unlimited fun. Their 2022 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 29 to October 31.
KC Pumpkin Patch is a 30-mile drive from Kansas City.
Address: 13875 S. Gardner Road Olathe, Kansas
15. Louisburg Cider Mill corn maze & pumpkin patch
The Louisburg Cider Mill offers a pumpkin patch and corn maze in addition to the cider it’s famous for. Get lost in the fun of ciderfest by watching apples being pressed to create cider, taste a few of the popular apple cider donuts and listen to bluegrass music.
Their fall festival activities 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.
Louisburg Cider Mill is open year round. The Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patchi is open September 16 – October 31.
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
MORE FALL FESTIVALS & ACTIVITIES NEAR kansas city
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. 24, 25, and 31.
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 16, 2022 and the maze will close on Sunday, October 30, 2022.
Address: 17607 N.E. 52nd St. Liberty, MO
Dunn’s Cider Mill
Combine this with a trip to Johnson Farms pumpkin patch, which is located next door. Dunn’s sell’s fresh cider donuts and delicious apple cider as well as apple butter and Amish jams.
Open limited days and hours, mid-September to mid-November. Check Facebook for dates and times.
Dunn’s Cider Mill is located two miles south of Kansas City, Missouri and one mile east of the Kansas state line.
Address: 17003 State Rte D, Belton, Missouri
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.
Children’s costume parade is Saturday the 9th at 11 am.
Several food vendors will be on site.
Pony Express Pumpkin Fest is October 7th – 9th.
Address: 914 Penn Street St. Joseph, Missouri
Reminder: check the weather forecast and call the farm or business to confirm days and times before heading out.
If you are looking for more fall fun, check out the 11 Best Apple Orchard Options in Missouri.