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5 Fall Fun Pumpkin Patches, Festivals, Corn Mazes, & More

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There is a lot to love about fall, the colors, smells, football, hunting season, but of course, you can’t miss the fall festivals, pumpkin patches, corn maze’s, haunted hayrides and more! As the weather turns cooler and the leaves start to fall, the best thing to do is get and enjoy the harvests of the season!

1. Barton Hills Farms – Bastrop


Opening September 24, 2016, this fun-filled Fall Festival is a trip worth taking!

There are multiple activities at this Festival to get you and your family in the spirit of Fall. The Lonesome Dove Corn Maze and the Spooky Kiddy Maze takes your through twists and turns as you navigate your way through these two exciting fun mazes! The Great Pumpkin Patch is a big attraction at Barton Hill Farms, known as one the best and most picturesque patches in Texas! A fun place to take the family for a day to enjoy fall fun, live music, and other fun activities for the kids. Of course, they have a ton of pumpkins, squash, and gourds!

2. Sweet Berry Farm – Marble Falls


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Opening September 24, 2016 with the “Harvest of Fall Fun”, Sweet Berry Farm is sure to please! There are so many fall filled activities for everyone! Some of the Activities include scarecrow stuffing, candy corn hay maze for the little ones, Hayfield Maze for ages six (6) and up, Berry Express Barrel Train, Jumping Pillows, and so much more! On Saturdays and Sundays enjoy Horse rides (On October weekends only, face painting, and yummy food at the Pumpkin Grille!

3. Pioneer Farms Haunted Halloween and Trails – Austin

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Photo: Facebook/Pioneer Farms Haunted Halloween

Pioneer Farms Haunted Halloween will be open on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 14-15, 21-22, and 28-29 from 7 p.m.-10 p.m. The Historic Pioneer Farms is rich in Texas History taking you back to the old Pioneer Days. The historic buildings and houses on site are said to be haunted. The Haunted Trails are split up into two different trails, one for the kiddos, and the other through the dark woods along the creek where you won’t want to wander far from the trail! Souvenirs, fortune telling, pumpkins, food vendors, and so much more! A great place for friends and family!

4. The Great Hill Country Pumpkin Patch – Medina

Love Creek Orchards opens its “Great Pumpkin Patch” October 1-31, 2016. Harvest in the joy of fall at this great Pumpkin Patch! Pumpkins, apples, dried corn, squash, gourds, and so much more to choose from! Take a tour through the apple orchard, hayrides, check out the cider mill and how the apples are processed! They also have a petting zoo, hay bale maze along with giant haystacks!

5. Haunted Hayride at Neals Lodges – Concan

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Photo: Facebook/Neals Haunted Hayrides

Open on Friday and Saturday, October 21-22, 2016, starting at dark through 11:30 p.m. Don’t miss this frightening Hayride at Neals Lodges “Fear the Frio”! Live music and a very scary hayride will keep you on your toes. Get in the Halloween spirit and head out to this fun and exciting adventure!