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15 Pumpkin Patches You Can Visit in 2020

Updated: Oct 7


Happy pumpkin picking season! There are more than a dozen pumpkin farms in the greater Milwaukee area, offering pick-your-own pumpkins, corn mazes, tractor rides, and more.


Below, we've indicated what each location offers, and what their safety measures are this year.


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1. Apple Barn Orchard and Winery

W. 6384 Sugar Creek Rd., Elkhorn, WI

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The pumpkin patch opens October 3rd, 2020! There will be food trucks and live music to celebrate.


Safety measures: Due to social distancing requirements, they will not be offering tractor rides through the orchard, and the jump house, fire truck, and outside games will not be available for use. Please bring your own wagon.

2. Barthel Fruit Farm

12246 N. Farmdale Rd. (99W), Mequon, WI

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Starting in early October they'll have already picked pumpkins and a pick your own pumpkin patch. They offer a variety of pumpkins including pink, white, multi-colored, edible, and more.


Safety measures: Found at http://www.barthelfruitfarm.com/faqs/

3. Basse's Taste of Country

3190 County Road Q

Colgate, WI 53017

(262) 628-2626 Visit Website

Pumpkin Fest started on September 19th, 2020! Basse's is one of the largest pumpkin farms in Wisconsin, with over 40+ fun fall activities for the whole family. Explore Happy Jacks Pumpkin Land at Basse’s Pumpkin Festival. Enjoy a hayride out to the pumpkin patch to pick-your-own perfect pumpkin, challenge yourself in the 8 acre corn maze (A-Maze-ing Cars!), and more. You can also purchase your fall decorations like indian corn, corn stalks, straw bales, small and giant pumpkins, squash, gourds, and more.


Safety measures: Check out their safety plan here.

4. Bear Den Petting Zoo

6831 Big Bend Rd. (Hwy 164), Waterford, WI

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The pumpkin patch at Bear Den Petting Zoo opens October 2, 2020. Visit the animals, enjoy a hot apple cider or a hot cocoa, and a caramel apple with all your favorite toppings.


Safety measures: None found on website or social media. Please email hello@mkewithkids.com if you find them.

5. Borzynski’s Farm & Floral Market

11600 Washington Ave., Mt. Pleasant

(262) 886-2235

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Borzynski's Farm & Floral Market has a corn maze adventure, a children's play area with giant corn box and mini maze, hayrides, pumpkins, petting farm and make your own caramel apples.


Safety measures: None found on website or social media. Please email hello@mkewithkids.com if you find them.

6. Cedarburg Creek Farm

649 Hwy 60, Cedarburg, WI 53012

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This family owned and operated business offers a pumpkin patch, kid's straw bale, a corn maze, and more. There is no admission fee.


Safety measures: None found on website or social media. Please email hello@mkewithkids.com if you find them.

7. Cozy Nook Farm

W30780 Summit Ave., Waukesha, WI

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Choose from over 40 different varieties of pumpkins, gourds, squash, Indian Corn (both large and mini) and Broom Corn. Their pumpkins grow in all shades of orange plus the white (Cotton candy and Luminas), the big whites called Full Moons (50 pounds and larger), green Jaharradles, the tan New England Cheese and the bright red Cinderellas. The gourds come in all shapes, sizes and colors.


Safety measures: They ask their customers to practice social distancing and be respectful to the people around them.

​8. Creekside Valley Farm

13101 N Wauwatosa Road , Mequon, WI 53097

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Creekside Valley Farm is family owned and operated specializing in Hay and Pumpkin sales. Spend your day exploring the farm or find your perfect pumpkin in the pick your own patch. Get lost in the corn maze or spend some quality time with the farm animals.

9. Elegant Farmer

1545 Main St, Mukwonago, WI 53149

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Visit the famous smiley face barn for their Autumn Harvest Festival, including a pumpkin patch, pony and hayrides, and more! Saturdays & Sundays through October 25th, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Safety measures: They ask that everyone please wear your mask, stay 6 feet apart, cover your coughs & sneezes and wash/sanitize your hands often during your visit.  

10. Jim’s Pumpkin Farm

N124 W17781 W. Lovers Ln., Germantown, WI

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Open every day 9-6, with free admission. Take a coaster wagon to a nearby pumpkin patch to pick out your pumpkin. Pre-picked pumpkins, gourds, squash & autumn decor, Stuff a scarecrow, and themed photo opportunities. Cash and check only. No cards accepted.

Safety measures: No more hayrides to pumpkin patch.


11. Lammscapes

2708 Sherman Rd, Jackson, WI 53037

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Fall activities at Lamm Gardens include a pumpkin patch and hayrides, and a fairytales in the garden theme this year.


12. Land of the Giants Pumpkin Farm

11823 Durand Ave., Sturtevant, WI 53177

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Family-run farm with thousands of pumpkins, free admission & free parking, and play area. Plus, feed the goats, alpacas, and pot belly pig.


Safety measures: None found on website or social media. Please email hello@mkewithkids.com if you find them.


13. Lindners Pumpkin Farm and Corn Maze

19075 W. Cleveland Ave. New Berlin, WI

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This year, they're offering pumkings, corn stalks, gourds, straw bales, fall decor, and canned jams and jellies. The petting zoo and corn maze are there, too!


Safety Measures: This year, the Big Backyard playground and Pumpkin Express Barrel Train will not be open.

14. Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm

2970 Mile View Rd., West Bend, WI

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Pumpkin picking, petting zoo, corn maze, daytime creepy field, nighttime haunted cornfield, safari trail, and more.


Safety measures: None found on website or social media. Please email hello@mkewithkids.com if you find them.

15. Schuett Farms

W299 S6370 Hwy 83, Mukwonago, WI

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Schuett Farms is a family farm with a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides on the weekends, fresh sweet corn, vegetables, and more.


Safety measures: None found on website or social media. Please email hello@mkewithkids.com if you find them.

16. Swan's Pumpkin Farm

5930 County Highway H, Franksville, WI 53126

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Don’t miss a tour of the Grand Avenue through Corn City, featuring uncanny likenesses of celebrities known near and far, petting zoo, tractor-drawn hayrides, Puppet Theater, pedal car adventure, and more.


Safety Measures: They have cancelled school field trips, but plan to proceed with pumpkin picking season with safety measures in place.


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