Pumpkins, Mazes, and Things That Go Bump in the Night
Whether your tribe loves picking pumpkins or taking a hayride, you’ll find plenty of farms welcoming families this month
photos by Jane Schneider
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Cedar Hill Farm
Through November 2 Hernando, MS
Ride a tractor to the pumpkin patch or meet farm animals at the petting zoo; pony rides also available. Friday & Saturday nights: Haunted Hayride and Trail of Terror. Cost: $9/11+, $10/ages 3-10
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, noon-5 p.m.• Gocedarhillfarm.com
Donnell Century Farm
October 5- November 2 3720 U.S. 70, Jackson, TN
Highlights include a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, jumping pillow, and mazes. New this year: Pig Races.
Cost: $8/general admission, $10/admission + jumping pillow.
Hours: Saturday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, noon-5:30 p.m. Donnellcenturyfarm.com
Green Acres Farm
Through November 27
158 Medina Hwy., Milan
More than 100 varieties of pre-picked pumpkins, straw bales, and gourds makes this farm a winner.
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. greenacresfarmmilantn.com
Jones Orchard and Market
October 2-November 3 6880 Singleton, Millington Wagon rides to the pumpkin patch or frightful fun at the Festival of Fear. This farm also features two corn mazes haunted by scary and silly mummies.
Hours: Wednesday & Thursday, 6-10 p.m., Fridays, 6-11 p.m., Saturday, noon-11 p.m., Sunday, noon-10 p.m.
Price: $6/adult, Free/ages 5 & under w/adult admission
The Mid-South Maze
Through November 2 Agricenter
Get lost in an 8-acre corn maze, shoot corn cannons, or take a haunted hayride.
Cost: Corn maze: $7/adults, $5/ages 6-12, free/under 5 w/adult admission. Haunted maze/$10 (Friday/Saturday nights only), haunted hayride/$5.
Hours: Wednesday-Friday, 4-10 p.m. Saturday, noon-10 p.m., Sunday, noon-8 p.m. • Midsouthmaze.com
Priddy Farms Pumpkins and Trees
Through October 31
4595 N. Germantown Rd.,
Hayrides to the pick-your-own pumpkin patch. Ride the barrel train, moon bounce, or bring old clothes to build a scarecrow. Evening campfires for roasting hot dogs and s’mores (bring your own).
Cost: $4/hayride per family, $3+/pumpkins, $3/build a scarecrow, $1/train ride, $3/moon bounce
Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, & Sunday, 10 a.m.-7, Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Priddyfarms.net
Scarecrows at Lichterman
Through November 22 Lichterman Nature Center
Eclectic and traditional scarecrows abound during this celebration. Created by volunteers; vote for your favorite.
Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Cost: $6/adults, $4.50/ages 3-12, free/under 3. Free Tuesdays from 1-3 p.m.
Through Halloween; by reservation in November 1665 Murrell Rd., Rossville
Wagon rides to pick-your-own pumpkin patch, or wander in a corn maze. Purchase corn stalks and other fall decorations.
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday & Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Cost: $8/ride & pumpkin, $7/haunted corn maze (Friday/Saturday), $6/corn maze