It’s spooky season, and we’re ready for pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides, and all things fall! Read our list below to find our favorite pumpkin patches and fall festivals in and around the the Austin area.

Indian Springs Ranch

Indian Springs Ranch is having their 2nd annual pumpkin patch this year! Along with their exotic animal ranch and pumpkin patch, activities include fall photo-ops, face painting, jumping pillow, food and craft vendors, and more.

Location – 304 Elm View Way Manchaca, 78652
Price – $5 Wednesday through Friday
$12 Saturday and Sunday
2 y/o and under always free
Hours – Closed Mondays & Tuesdays
Wednesday – Friday 2:00 –6:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Not Pet Friendly

Sweet Eats Farm

Sweet Eats Farm Fall Festival is one of our favorite ways to celebrate the beginning of fall! Along with their 2-acre pumpkin patch, there’s also a 4.5-acre corn maze, fireworks (on the weekends), a petting zoo, wagon rides, live music, food trucks, mutton bustin’, and much more.

Location – 14400 E. State Highway 29, Georgetown, 78626
Price – Pumpkin patch is free entry, just pay for what you pick by the pound. Additional Fall Festival activity prices vary.
Not Pet Friendly

Barton Hills Farms

We love Barton Hills Farm’s Fall Festival because along with pumpkin picking, they also have pick-your-own flowers available! They also have a 5-acre corn maze, live music, archery, hayrides, and 30 other activities.

Location – 1115 FM 969, Bastrop, 78602
Price – $21.95
2 y/o and under always free
Hours – Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Closed on weekdays
Not Pet Friendly

Texas Pumpkin Fest

The Texas Pumpkin Fest has the largest selection of pumpkins and gourds in Texas, and it opens on October 8th! They also have a Stranger Things themed maze, a 65-foot super slide, magicians on the weekends, food and craft vendors, and much more.

Location – 8760 FM 2243, Leander, 78641
Price – Friday – Sunday $10/person
Tuesday – Free for everyone
Wednesday & Thursday $5
Senior Citizens are 50% off every day
Kids in diapers are always free
Specials needs folks get in free
Hours – Tuesday – Sunday 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Not Pet Friendly

Mama Mary’s Farm 

Mama Mary’s Farm and Pumpkin Patch is located 30 minutes outside of Austin in Creedmore. Enjoy a day full of farm animals, outdoor bowling, hayrides, train rides, apple cannons, photo-ops, craft and food vendors, and more.

Location – 5701 Williamson Road, Creedmore, 78610
Price – Wednesday – Friday age 3+ is $7
Saturday & Sunday age 3+ is $14
2 y/o and under always free
Hours – Wednesday – Sunday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Closed on Mondays & Tuesdays
Not Pet Friendly

Sweet Berry Farm

Sweet Berry Farm is now open with Goats to feed, Pick Your Own Flowers (Zinnias), the Texas Maze, the Barnyard Maze, the Sweet Berry Express Barrel Train, the infamous Scarecrow Island Hayride, Paint a Pumpkin, Sandart, Candy Corn Kid Maze, Pony Rides (Fri, Sat, Sun), Stuff a Scarecrow, the Berry Bounce, and of course pumpkins galore!

Location – 1801 FM 1980, Marble Falls, 78654
Price – Entry is free but activities have individual costs. Find the price of all the activities here.
Hours – Mon., Tues., Thurs., Fri., & Sat. 8:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Sunday 11:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Closed on Wednesdays
Not Pet Friendly

Elgin Christmas Tree Farm

Fall Fun at the Elgin Christmas Tree Farm includes train rides, farm animals, rubber duck races, and more. This year, they are scaling back on hours and will only be open October 22nd, 23rd, 29th, and 30th.

Location – 120 Natures Way, Elgin, 78621
Price – $8/person
2 y/o and under always free
Hours – Saturday 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Sunday noon–5:30 p.m.
Dogs On Leashes Welcomed! 

Dripping Springs Pumpkin Fest

The Dripping Springs Pumpkin Fest is a kids-focused, family-friendly event hosted at the Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead, a beautiful, 5-acre rustic property. The Pumpkin Fest consists of bouncy slides, photo-ops, a hay pyramid, sack races, giant lawn games, a kids hay maze, and more.

Location – 419 Founders Park Road, Dripping Springs, 78620
Price – $5 on weekdays
$10 on weekends
2 y/o and younger always free
Hours – Open everyday from 10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Closed on Tuesdays
Not Pet Friendly

The Robinson Family Farm Fall Fest

The Robinson Family Farm Fall Festival consists of over 20 activities. They have farm animals, a corn pit, bounce pad, barrel trains, corn cannons, ax throwing, and they have a chainsaw woodcarver there every Saturday in October!

Location – 2651 Bob White Rd, Temple, 76501
Price – $15.95 when bought ONLINE
$19.95 when bought IN-PERSON
Hours – Saturday & Sunday 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Dogs On Leashes Welcomed!

Pumpkin Nights At Pioneer Farms

At Pumpkin Nights at Pioneer Farms, guests will set out on a Halloween walking path, unlike anything they have ever experienced. Guests will discover 10-foot tall Jack o Lanterns, the world’s largest pumpkin guitar, a flying 40-foot handmade dragon, a life-size pumpkin pirate ship, and more fantastic surprises built by our artists using over 5,000 hand-carved pumpkins.

Location – Pioneer Farms, Pioneer Farms Drive, 78754
Price – Weekdays – Adults (13+) are $18, kids are $14
Weekends – Adults (13+) are $26, kids are $18
3 y/o & under free
Hours – Closed on Tuesdays
Every other day opened from 6:00–11:00 p.m.
Not Pet Friendly 

Born and raised in Austin, Emily thrives off sunlight and a good happy hour. In her free time she enjoys finding hidden spots along the greenbelt and frequent trips to Austin Pets Alive! She graduated with a degree in PR and has spent the past four years as a social media manager and writer.