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20+ Best Pumpkin Patches in Tampa Bay to Visit with the Kids

20+ Pumpkin Patches

The Best Pumpkin Patches in Tampa Bay!  Hooray!

Oh, my gourd, the 2023 list of our favorite pumpkin patches in Tampa Bay is ghoulishly good!

So, get your calendar out, and let’s start scheduling some fall family FUN!

Keep in mind that the owners of the pumpkin patches work really hard to organize these amazing events for you, so make sure you are keeping a close eye on your kids when visiting. We all know how excited little ones can get and we want everyone to stay safe.

We are continuing to update and tweak this list as 2023 events pop up but check out some awesome pumpkin patches that have piqued our interest so far!

Related: Halloween Events for Grown-Ups and Fall Fun for Grown-Ups – THE list of pumpkin patches and corn mazes and craft beer foodie things and fall festivals for your adulting pleasure!!

Cover photo provided by WTSP 10 Tampa Bay’s Traffic Anchor Sarah Rosario with her family at Armature Works. Photo by Rickey Kim Photography

Have an event you want to add to our list? Email us at calendar@tbparenting.com.

2023 Pumpkin Patches in Tampa Bay!

(Dates, times, and ticket prices are subject to change. Check with your chosen farm’s social media sites before you go because some do sell out of tickets on certain days.)

Gallagher's Pumpkin Patch 2023 in St. Pete
Picture yourself here at Gallagher’s Pumpkin Patch in St. Pete! There are so many cute photo opportunities and gorgeous pumpkins this year.

Gallagher’s Pumpkin Patch and Christmas Trees

  • Now open daily from 9 am-9 pm
  • Location: 7401 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Located in St. Pete for more than 30 years, this family-owned business is the perfect spot to capture super cute photos of your little pumpkins while you select the best of the ‘patch’! You can also pick up a yummy homemade pie and even feed goats in the goat pen. Before you leave, be sure you snap a photo in front of the popular vintage pickup truck.

Harvest Holler Pumpkin Patch in Polk City

  • September 15-November 12, 2023, Fridays-Sundays
  • Location: 950 Tavares Rd., Polk City, FL 33868 – about 30 min east of Tampa
  • Cost: $15 for ages 13-64, $12 for ages 2-12, seniors 65+, and active-duty military

It’s an easy ride from Tampa – just about a half hour east on I-4 – and suddenly you’re at Farmer Jerry and his family’s Harvest Holler Farm.  Come out for a fun fall tradition and stroll the fields of this year’s corn maze and pumpkin patch at Harvest Holler Farm, a working family farm! You can explore the pumpkin patch, go on a hayride, enjoy some country eats, meet live farm animals, and more! There’s also a cow train, corn hole, and many more activities.

 

Raprager Family Farm Fall Pumpkin Patch

  • Fridays-Sundays, September 22-October 29, and Saturdays and Sundays only from November 4-19, 2023
  • Location: 16907 Boy Scout Rd, Odessa, FL, 33556
  • Cost: $16.95 when purchased in advance for ages 3 and up, children 2 and under are free. Parking is free.

Raprager Family Farm’s Fall Festival is BACK for 2023 with even more fall fun on the farm! Attractions this year include axe throwing, pumpkin painting, a 900ft inflatable maze, a baby cow, and more.  The haunted barn is back along with the hay rides, petting zoo, hay chute slide, and other favorites. The farm is kid-friendly all day but does get scarier after 6:00 p.m.

 

Sweetfields Farm Fall Pumpkin Patch

  • September 23-November 5, 2023 on Fridays- Mondays through Oct 30 and then Nov 4 & 5.
  • Location: 17250 Benes Roush Rd. Masaryktown, FL 34604
  • Cost: $11.75 + tax ages 3 and up, 2 and under are free 

Come out for corn maze fun at Sweetfields Farm in Masaryktown, but stay for the Pitcher Pump Duck Race, hayride, pumpkin patch, farm animals and free craft of the season. Buy your tickets ahead of time to secure your spot because this event often sells out. This year’s maze design is inspired by the new farm dog who you just might meet during your visit to Sweetfields!

 

21st Annual Brooksville Pumpkin Patch

  • Weekends from September 29-October 29, 2023
  • Location: 475 North Avenue West, Brooksville, FL 34601

The Brooksville farm has hundreds, if not thousands of pumpkins–to choose from! The farm says most of their pumpkin deliveries are a few days off the vine, so they should last you through the holiday…and maybe even grab some cute ones for decor for Thanksgiving. They also have food vendors, produce, a petting zoo, bounce house, games, and more.

 

DK Festival Farm Pumpkin Patch

  • September 30-October 29, 2023. Open daily.
  • Location: 1750 Lake Ave SE, Largo, FL 33771
  • Cost: $10 weekdays/$15 weekend

Explore and pick up a pumpkin at their patch, take a hayride, and enjoy the great fall decorations or hang with some new friends at the petting zoo. There’s a ton more to do and lots of fun for the whole family. There are 12 activities available on weekdays and more on weekends. Pumpkin patch is open daily.

 

HarvestMoon Farm Pumpkin Patch

  • September 30-November 5, 2023. Open Wednesday-Friday from 10 am-2 pm through Oct 27 and then Sat-Sun: 10 am-5 pm. Closed Mondays and Tuesdays.
  • Location: 15990 Stur St., Masaryktown, FL 34604
  • Cost: $15.95 + tax ages 3 and up

You’ll want to pre-purchase a ticket online to secure your spot to navigate the 5-acre corn maze, explore the many attractions like a cow train, pedal cars, jumping pillow, and barnyard games. There’s also a petting farm and tree house. Bring some extra cash in case the little ones decide they want to participate in gem mining or even pick out their own pumpkins in the pumpkin patch! They even host a Haunted Nights Nights event for $24.95 on select nights.

Kerby’s Nursery Pumpkin Patch in Seffner

  • Open daily from September 30-October 31, 2023
  • Location: 2311 S. Parsons Avenue, Seffner

Kerby’s Nursery has a variety of beautiful pumpkins to select from including Cinderella, gladiator, jack-be-little, and more! Enjoy a scarecrow treasure hunt and free decorating seminars. While you’re there, be sure to snap a photo in front of the pumpkin wall!

Kerby's Pumpkin Patch Photo by Natajassa Prose
Kerby’s Pumpkin Patch Photo by Natajassa Prose with @proseandcompany

Frazier Farms Pumpkin Patch in Brooksville

  • September 30-October 22, 2023 on Saturdays and Sundays
  • Location: 20175 Manecke Road, Brooksville, FL 34601
  • Cost: $20 per vehicle – includes activities

There will be lots of kids’ games, big kids’ games, corn hole, pumpkin painting, hay rides, a “Moo” train barrel ride, a wide variety of craft & food vendors, shaved ice, ice cream, corn shucking contests, and a pumpkin patch!

 

Hyde Park Village Pumpkin Patch

  • October 4 – October 26, 2023. Open Mon-Thurs from 3 pm-6 pm and Fri-Sun from 10 am-6 pm.
  • Location: 1602 W. Snow Circle, Tampa, FL

Come pick out the perfect pumpkin at Hyde Park Village. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. The pumpkin patch will be located by the fountain near Pottery Barn and also provides the backdrop for that perfect pumpkin pic!

Every Thursday in October, from 10 am-12 pm, the air will be filled with the captivating tales of ‘Storytime in the Patch with Mother Boo.’ with autumnal classics that resonate with the spirit of the season.

Adoptable Puppies from The Humane Society of Tampa Bay” event also returns.  This aspect of the Pumpkin Patch provides an avenue for attendees to bond with and adopt pups, while also fostering a deeper understanding of The Humane Society’s mission and efforts. This will take place on September 30, October 7, and October 21 from 10 am-12 pm.

Hyde Park Village Tampa Pumpkin Patch 2023 photo opportunties with large pumpkin display
Strike a pose at Hyde Park Village’s Pumpkin Patch in 2023. Photo by Laura Byrne.

 

Watermelon Swim’s Annual Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch 

  • Pumpkin Patch: October 6-31, 2023. Open daily.
  • Fall Festival: October 21, 2023, from 4 pm-7 pm
  • Location: 19509 N Dale Mabry Hwy and 3703 W McKay Ave

Get ready for pumpkin season in Tampa Bay! Watermelon Swim’s annual Pumpkin Patch opens on October 6, offering a variety of perfect pumpkins at four locations. Lutz and South Tampa have large outdoor patches, while Wesley Chapel and Riverview offer cozy indoor setups. Each location boasts charming fall photo spots for your family to capture the spirit. Admission is free, and they are open from 8 am to 8 pm throughout October. A portion of the proceeds benefits their swim programs including the swimmers with disabilities program. Join them on October 21 for their FREE Fall Festival at Lutz and South Tampa, featuring trunk-or-treating, games, food trucks, and more. 

 

Seminole Heights United Methodist Church Great Pumpkin Patch

  • October 6-30, 2023. Open Wed-Fri from 3 pm-8 pm, Sat from 10 am-8 pm and Sun from 12 pm-6 pm
  • Location: 6111 N Central Avenue, Tampa
  • Cost: Free to attend

Boasting one of the area’s largest pumpkin selections, the Seminole Heights Pumpkin Patch is a must-visit! There are special events planned throughout the month and plenty of adorable photo opps!

 

 

Bearss Groves Pumpkin Patch -Florida’s Largest Pumpkin!

  • On display now. Open Wed-Sun from 9 am-7 pm
  • Location: 14316 Lake Magdalene Blvd, Tampa
  • Cost: Free to take pictures

Bearss Groves has done it again! They have brought in Florida’s largest pumpkin weighing in at 1,500 pounds! Come on by to snap some photos with this giant gourd and pick up some smaller pumpkins to take home!

 

Boyette Family Farms Pumpkin Patch

  • Open Tuesday-Saturday in October
  • Location: 6715 Boyette Road, Wesley Chapel
  • Cost: Free to attend

This sweet farm stand has the cutest pumpkin patch with hundreds of pumpkins to choose from and plenty of photo opportunities to go around! While you’re there, you can pick up some freshly harvested squash, zucchini, and cucumber!

 

 

Fox Squirrel Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

  • October 7-November 5, 2023, Sat-Sun: 10 am-5 pm 
  • Location: 6151 Varn Road, Plant City, FL 33565 (NEW LOCATION this year!)
  • Cost: $12. Ages 3 and under are FREE

Take part in exciting, family-friendly fall games and activities during the annual Fox Squirrel Corn Maze! Navigate the corn maze and see how quickly and you can find your way through and then go check out the duck races, challenge your kids to a game of corn hole, go on a hayride, and select the perfect pumpkin for your front porch in Tampa!

Corky’s Pumpkin Patch at Keel Farms 

  • October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29, 2023
  • Location: 1603 Hawks Griffin Road, Plant City, FL 33565
  • Cost: Free 

Keel Farms in Plant City is hosting this second annual pumpkin patch event in Tampa Bay that will feature a four-acre corn maze for you and the kids to navigate as you find hidden clues and solve a riddle with the rooster mascot, Corky and pals. There is also a pumpkin patch, hayrides, kids zone, and more!

 

 

Springtime Agventure Farm Fall Pumpkin Patch and Haunted Walk

  • Through October 7-29, 2023 on Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am-4 pm
  • Location: 18150 Commonwealth Ave N., Polk City, FL
  • Cost: $14 per person ages 3 and older.

OVER 20 ACTIVITIES INCLUDED WITH THE ALL DAY PASS, 200 animals that you can hold touch, and feed (Food to feed animals included) Pumpkin Patch, 1 FREE Pumpkin per Family (While Supplies Last), Petting Farm, a 70-foot jumping Pillows, Inflatable Slides, Bounce House, Haunted Trail, Bird Aviary, a Scavenger Hunt and more. Lots of New Activities. FREE PARKING.

 

Beasley Farm’s Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch

  • October 14-15, 21-22, and 28-29, 2023 
  • Location: 10137 Preston Road, Brooksville

Beasley Farms is hosting its second pumpkin festival that will include a ton of fall fun on the farm including a field maze, u-pick sunflowers, farm animals, fresh farm produce for purchase, and MORE!

 

Annual Heights Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch at Armature Works

  • Dates: Saturday and Sunday, Oct 14 & 15 and Oct 21 & 22, 2023
  • Location: Armature Works, Tampa
  • Cost: Free to attend

The Heights Fall Festival will take place across two weekends in October and will feature a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, face painters, activities for the whole family, and live music. There will also be a food drive benefiting Metropolitan Ministries.

 

armature works pumpkin patch
WTSP 10 Tampa Bay’s Sarah Rosario with her kids at the pumpkin patch at Armature Works. Photo by Rickey Kim Photography.

 

32nd Annual Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Patch Festival

  • Dates: October 14-29, 2023 on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am-5 pm
  • Location: 5500 C.R. 675, Bradenton, FL 34211
  • Cost: $15 for ages 11 and up, children under 10 are free. $5 for parking (cash only)

Make the drive south of Tampa Bay to experience the 32nd annual Pumpkin Patch Festival on select weekends in October. There will be hayrides, a petting zoo, games, a pumpkin patch, and more! The main attraction is the corn maze which is an additional $2 per person. Make sure to bring cash for other cool activities like a children’s train ride, Butterfly Experience, zip line, and more!

 

Pumpkin Patch at The Shops at Wiregrass

  • Dates: October 19-22, 2023
  • Location: 28234 Paseo Drive, Wesley Chapel
  • Cost: Free to attend, but pumpkin purchase encouraged

The 3rd Annual Charity Pumpkin Patch at The Shops at Wiregrass is opening for a select few days in support of Turner Bartels K-8 PTSA. Hours vary. Check the Facebook event page for more info.

 

Pumpkin Patch Express (Florida Railroad Museum) 

  • October 21, 22, 28 and 29, 2023 at various times | Tickets are on sale now 
  • 12210 83rd St East Parrish, FL 34219
  • Cost: Tickets start at $20

The Florida Railroad Museum is calling “all aboard” for young and old train enthusiasts as you embark on the Pumpkin Patch Express to a field full of pumpkins to pick, as well as kid-friendly activities on your 2.5-hour journey. Children are invited to pick their own pumpkin to take home. Everyone is also invited to participate in other crafts and activities.

 

Pumpkin Fest 2023 at Florida Botanical Gardens 

  • Saturday, October 21, 2023, from 12 pm-4 pm
  • Location: 12211 Walsingham Rd., Largo, FL 33774 Clearwater Pumpkin Patch
  • Cost: Free admission, $10 per pumpkin

The 8th Annual Pumpkin Fest returns to Florida Botanical Gardens in their new Majeed Discovery Garden with a pumpkin patch, pumpkin carving, spooky activities, and more. Enter the event through the Walsingham Rd entrance. You can learn more about Pumpkin Fest at the Florida Botanical Gardens here.

 

Dave’s Christmas Tree Lot Pumpkin Patch

  • October 1-31, 2023 Mon-Fri: 1 pm-8 pm, Sat-Sun: 9 am-9 pm
  • Location: 106 E Lumsden Avenue, Brandon, FL
  • Cost: Pumpkins $4 and up

It’s not officially fall until you’ve visited our pumpkin patch in October! Bring your friends and family out to wander through our rows of pie pumpkins, mini pumpkins, white pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, highly stacked hay bales, garden mums, and much more. Bring the whole family and take as many photos as you like!

 

Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Patch Festival

  • Every weekend from September 30-October 29, 2023 Sat-Sun: 10 am-5 pm
  • Location: 7410 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, 34240
  • Cost: $5 parking, admission is free. Activities range from $1-$10

A quick hop down to Sarasota to check out Fruitville Grove’s 35th Annual Pumpkin Patch Festival might be just the change of pace and scenery you and your bunch of little pumpkins need!  Held every weekend throughout October, it includes fun family-friendly activities, a butterfly garden, pony rides, a family circus, and of course, a Pumpkin Patch! There will be a children’s costume contest every Saturday at 2 pm.

 

 

Green Acres Farm Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch

  • October 28 & 29, 2023 from 9 am-4 pm
  • 17500 Elridge Avenue, Spring Hill

Green Acres Farm in Spring Hill is hosting its first Fall Festival and they can’t wait to host you for a day on the farm with local vendors, pumpkin patch, and food trucks. This is the same location as the You Pick Blueberries farm you may be familiar with already.


Worth the drive:

 

Southern Hill Farms Fall Festival

  • September 23-November 12, 2023, Thursdays-Sundays from 11 am-7 pm
  • Location: 16651 Schofield Rd, Clermont, FL 34714
  • Cost: $24.95 for ages 3 and up (tickets must be purchased in advance)

About an hour east of Tampa, just north of Walt Disney World is the cutest farm/fall festival for families! This year’s 8th Annual Fall Festival at Southern Hill Farms will feature a new 5-acre corn maze, u-pick sunflowers and zinnias, a pumpkin patch barn, a kids zone, and more. There will be live music and even flat-screen TVs to make sure you don’t miss your favorite game. You can even taste the yummy apple cider donuts, blueberry lemonade, frozen and hot apple cider, pumpkin muffins, and more. This event is cashless and tickets must be bought in advance.

 

The Pickin’ Patch in Dunnellon

The Pickin’ Patch announced it will have a new location in 2023. Dates and info are still TBD. 
11000 Rolling Hills Road, Dunnellon, FL


Events that have already happened in 2023. Stay tuned for 2024:

 

St. Pete Pier Fall Pumpkin Patch

  • October 7-15, 2023 
  • Location: St Pete Pier
  • Cost: FREE to attend

Pick out your perfect pumpkin at the Family Park at the St. Pete Pier and pose for adorable photos. While you’re there, stay and play at the nearby playground and even tour the Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center.