Go out and pick some pumpkins and enjoy the many fall attractions metro Denver pumpkin patches have to offer.
The coronavirus has upended and changed nearly every aspect of modern life in 2020 and those changes have also creeped into our favorite fall activities like going to the pumpkin patch.
Due to the pandemic, many of the pumpkin patches in and near Denver have to adjust their hours, activities and methods of operation for the fall.
That being said, you can still visit an area pumpkin patch provided you take all the necessary precautions and double check the hours and rules for nearby pumpkin patches, including whether you need to make a reservation.
Below is a list of some of our favorite pumpkin patches in and around Denver’s metro area.
Address: 8500 W Deer Creek Canyon Rd., LittletonSeason opening/closing dates: Oct. 1 to Oct. 31Attractions: corn maze, mini maze, many different gardensHours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. dailyPricing: General admission tickets are $7 for adults; $5 for students and seniors. Children under age 12 get in free. Tickets will not be available on site and must be purchased here.Phone: 720-865-3500Website: botanicgardens.org/Chatfieldfarms
Maize in the City
Address: 10451 McKay Rd., ThorntonSeason opening/closing dates: Sept. 19 to Oct. 31Attractions: 20-acre Crazed Corn Field Maze, Mini Maze, Sand Art, Barrel Train, Corn Launcher, 5-Minute Escape RoomHours: 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; however mazes close at 6 p.m.Pricing: Pumpkin field admission is free; Corn maze is $12 for adults and $9 for children; the mini maze is $5 per child.Website: maizeinthecity.com
Flat Acres Farm
Address: 11321 Dransfeldt Rd., ParkerSeason opening/closing dates: Sept. 26 to Oct. 31Attractions: Corn Maze, hay bale maze, duck races, giant Jenga, bouncy house, hay rides, petting zoo, climbing wallHours: From 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through SundayPricing: Fall Festival tickets are $15; $5 for seniors; Age 2 and under: FreePhone: 303-805-1038Website: flatacresfarm.com
Address: 6728 County Road 3-1/4, ErieSeason opening/closing dates: Sept. 25 to Oct. 31Attractions: Pumpkin patch rides, 25-acre corn maze, pedal karts, farm animals, roller slides, rainbow maze, Fort A-Lota-Fun, combine slideHours: Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Note: the farm’s pumpkin patch closes at dusk)Pricing: Fall Festival tickets are $12; Kids under 3 get in free.Phone: 303-828-5210Website: andersonfarms.com
Address: 7355 Valmont Road, BoulderSeason opening/closing dates: Sept. 15 to Oct. 31Attractions: Hay rides, corn mazeHours: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. dailyPricing: Free admissionPhone: 1-415-298-1500Website: Munsonfarms.com
Cottonwood Farms Pumpkin Patch
Address: 10600 Isabelle Rd., LafayetteSeason opening/closing dates: Open every day from Sept. 26 to Oct. 31Attractions: Corn and straw maze, wagon rides on weekendsHours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. dailyPricing: $5 per person, kids under 5 and those over 65 get in freePhone: 720-890-4766Website: Cottonwoodfarms.com
7th Generation Farm
Address: 1536 Courtesy Road, LouisvilleSeason opening/closing dates: Oct. 1 to Oct. 31Attractions: Hay Bale Maze, Big Bale Hay Mountain, farm animals, pumpkin painting, Tractor Hay RidesHours: Friday – 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Closed Sunday through ThursdayPricing: Free admissionPhone: 1-720-841-3836Website: 7thgenerationfarm.com
Rocky Mountain Pumpkin Patch
Address: 9059 Ute Hwy/CO 66Season opening/closing dates: Oct. 3 to Oct. 31Attractions: Pony rides, Petting Zoo, Hay Maze, Animal Train Car Ride, Cornstalk Tunnel, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Dragon Roller Coaster, Tumble Bubbles, Paint a PumpkinHours: Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.Pricing: Free admission; pay per activityPhone: 303-684-0087Website: www.rockymtnpumpkinranch.com.
The Bee Hugger
Address: 12590 Ute Hwy, LongmontSeason opening/closing dates: Oct. 5 to Oct. 31Attractions: Hayride, Haunted VW Bug Yard, sunflower field, animal feeding, miniature horse rides (approximately 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. dailyPricing: Free admission; some activities have a fee.Phone: 303-330-8277Website: The Bee Hugger Facebook page only
Note: Due to the pandemic, please double check the rules, regulations and hours for the pumpkin patch you plan on visiting.
For more fall fun recommendations, visit Patch.com