Top 5 Pumpkin Patches to visit in Orlando, FL

Looking for something fun and festive to do this Fall? Look no further. Ive gathered up all of the information for some PERFECT fall outings this season.


1. Southern Hill Farms: Fall Festival

September 26 – November 8 (Thursday – Sunday)

16651 Schofield Rd, Clermont, FL 34714

407-986-5806


For a genuine Florida farm experience close to home, you can travel off the beaten path, down a long clay road and through rolling hills to reach Southern Hill in Clermont. It’s definitely worth the drive!


If you live close to Disney this farm is a hop, skip, and a jump away and will transport you into a festival fall wonderland.


The family-owned and operated farm opens its doors for harvests and festivals throughout the year. The Fall Festival is one of my favorites! Enjoy fresh apple cider donuts, craft beer, u-pick sunflowers and zinnias, free farm wagon rides, yard games, activities for the kids and adults, pumpkins for sale, and more. Live music and food trucks on the weekends only.

  • Purchase tickets online and in advance. No tickets sold at the farm. 

  • Thursdays and Fridays, 9am – 4pm. $7.99 per person plus taxes and fees.

  • Saturdays and Sundays, 11am – 7pm. $11.99 per person plus taxes and fees.

  • 2 and under are free, but you need to reserve a Toddler ticket in advance.

  • U-pick flowers: sunflowers are $2 each and zinnias are $1 each.

  • Blueberry Express rides $5 (weekends only).

  • Petting zoo (weekends only) is free, but it costs $2 (cash only) to feed the animals.

  • Follow Southern Hill Farms on Facebook or Instagram for the latest updates.

  • Face masks required when standing in line or within 6 feet of other guests.


2.Showcase of Citrus Pumpkin Patch October 1 – November 27, 9am – 7pm 5010 US-27, Clermont, FL 34714 (352) 394-4377


This big outdoor attraction is going all out this fall with tons of family-friendly activities. Pick out a pumpkin and pick citrus too!

  • FREE admission and FREE parking.

  • Outdoor games, farm animals, hayrides, gem mining, catch & release fishing (bring your own gear), arts & crafts.

  • Food and drinks for purchase including fresh orange juice mimosas and their “World Famous Creamsicles.”

  • Spooky fall adult beverages also available in open-air country store

  • Follow them on Facebook for more updates.

  • Masks required where social distancing is not available.


3. Santa’s Farm: A Lot of Pumpkins Sept. 26 – Oct. 31 (weekends and select weekdays, see schedule) 35317 Huff Road, Eustis, FL 32736 (352) 357-9863


I have not personally been here yet, but I am so excited to visit this season. Travel through Lake County farm country to visit Santa’s Farm in Eustis. This pumpkin destination features tons of family-friendly activities including a pumpkin patch, hayrides, mazes, photo ops, food and drinks for purchase, and an animal petting zoo with goats, pigs, chickens, rabbits and more.

  • Purchase tickets online and in advance.

  • General admission per person is between $8 and $17 depending on the day. Weekdays are $8.

  • Capacity will be limited and reservations required.

  • Masks required for everyone over 3 years of age.

  • Pumpkins range in size and are $3 – $12.

  • For an extra charge, you can add on additional activities like horse rides, mazes, duck races and a pillow bounce area.

  • Follow them on Facebook for more info!


4. Scott’s Maze Adventures Saturdays & Sundays, Oct. 3 – Dec. 13 (last ticket sold at 3pm) 26216 County Road 448A, ​Mount Dora, FL 32757

352-383-6900


Every fall, this destination dreams up a new corn maze adventure for guests to conquer. And there are plenty of other attractions to fill your day at the farm including a maze just for kids, huge tunnel slide, fort playground, jumping pillow, kids’ zip line, hayrides, tree maze, mist maze for the little ones and food vendors.


Before you leave, stop at the Country Market to pick out a pumpkin, buy fresh produce and eat lunch at the cafe.

  • $12 general admission ages 4 and up. Purchase tickets online and in advance.

  • Hayrides $4; fishing for kids only $2.

  • Open to general public on Saturdays & Sundays (Fridays starting after Thanksgiving).

  • Follow them on Facebook for all updates!


5. Lake Catherine Farms: Fall Maze & Pumpkin Patch September 25 – October 31 (Friday – Sunday) 5849 Lake Catherine Road, Groveland, Florida 34736 352-551-4110


FREE entry, parking, yard games, live music (on the weekends) and visits to the pumpkin patch. There will also be food trucks, a food liquor bar and s’mores packages in the evening.

  • Fall Maze & Scavenger Hunt that’s appropriate for families $5 each (3 and under free).

  • Haunted Halloween Maze for the more adventurous crowd. During the evening, the maze transforms into a haunted trail $10 each when purchased in advance.

  • Dark Forest Trail available on weekends for $15 when purchased in advance.

  • NEW this year: Catherine’s Escape Room. Book your group in advance.

  • Check out Lake Catherine Farms Facebook page for the latest updates and announcements.


So far I have been to the first two on my list of must-do's BUT I am very very excited to visit the other 3 this year. Have you been to any of the above? Let me know what you are most excited for this fall down below int he comments!


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