Nothing says “fall” like a pumpkin. These bright orange gourds are synonymous with fall — and picking your very own from a local pumpkin patch is a requirement!
Check out our 2020 Cincinnati Pumpkin Patch Guide and make your porch a little brighter this fall:
Pumpkins, pumpkins everywhere — Blooms & Berries takes pumpkins very seriously. As you enter the Fall Festival at Blooms & Berries, you’ll be greeted by piles of picturesque pumpkins. Beginning Sept. 19, families can enjoy a 30-minute hayride at this epic fall festival, where kids can pick their own pumpkin from a giant field. Near the farm market, you’ll find piles of pumpkins everywhere you look. There’s even a mini patch for toddlers. While 2020 Fall on the Farm tickets have to be reserved online, you can purchase pumpkins during open hours in their Market Barn. Blooms & Berries, 9669 S. St. Rt. 48, Loveland, OH 45140. 513-697-9173
This farm is located north of Fayetteville, east of Blanchester near Midland, OH — and well-worth the trip. Each fall, A&M welcomes customers to pick their own apples and pumpkins. Hayrides offered on the weekends, weather permitting. Check their Facebook page for more info. A&M Farms, 22141 SR 251, Midland, OH 45148. 513-875-2500
During Barn-N-Bunk’s Fall Festival Weekends, visitors can take part in many fall activities including hayrides, pillow bounce, mini train ride, straw maze, and, of course, U-Pick pumpkins! 2020 Fall Festival Weekends run Sept. 26 through Oct. 25. Barn-N-Bunk, 3677 Wayne Madison Rd, Trenton, OH 45067. 513-988-9211
Brown’s fall family fun happens weekends through October, and you can take their hayrides to the pumpkin patch every Saturday and Sunday! Read our recap of this delightful fall festival here, and follow them on Facebook for fall fun updates. Brown’s Family Farm Market, 11620 Hamilton Cleves Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013. 513-738-0404
Burger Farm hosts one of the largest fall festivals in the tristate; this year, the fun happens weekends from Sept. 26-Oct. 25. Enjoy “Play All Day” admission, which gets you all of the following: hayride to the pumpkin patch, animated pumpkin land, puppet show followed by the hokey pokey and chicken dance, farm animal viewing, live music, play land area, water pump game and various family picture opts. For 2020, they are incorporating Online Timed Admission ticketing — click here to learn more. Burger Farm, 7849 Main St., Newtown, OH 45244. 513-561-8634
With over 20+ varieties of locally grown apples, as well as fall décor galore, Burwinkel Farms is the perfect place to take your family for corn stalks, gourds and pumpkins of all sorts, Indian corn, apple cider and mums. During the whole month of October, the farm offers a variety of activities for all ages including a corn maze, scavenger hunt, straw tunnel, corn pool and weekend hayrides to a pick a pumpkin from the patch. Burwinkel Farms, 4359 Hamilton Cleves Road, Ross, OH 45013. 513-738-1145
The pumpkin patch at Country Pumpkins is one of the most authentic pumpkin patch experiences in Cincinnati. The staff is ready to cut the pumpkin off the vine for you if need be and the kids will love winding their way through the vines to find the perfect one. Their pumpkin patch and fall festival starts Sept. 12, and tickets must be purchased online. Country Pumpkins, 1835 Sherman Mt. Zion Rd., Dry Ridge, KY 41035. 859-905-9656
This charming N. KY farm is pure magic in the fall! Starting Sept. 26, visit during the weekend for Fall Fest, one of the area’s best-kept fall festival secrets. If you’re in the market for a pumpkin, Kinman Farms is open weekdays for all your fall décor needs. 4175 Burlington Pike, Burlington KY 41005
Neltner’s Fall Festival is a local favorite, and happily, it’s still on this fall. The fall fun starts Sept. 25, and includes a pumpkin patch, horse-drawn wagon rides (mask required and will not stop at the pumpkin patch), epic corn maze, barrel train rides, model train display and lots of great food! Neltner’s Fall Festival is open weekends and with limited activities during the week — during the week, admission is free! Neltner’s Farm, 6922 Four Mile Rd, Camp Springs, KY 41059. 859-496-7535
Take a walk over to the pumpkin patch where you can pick our your favorite pumpkin. This Butler County gem also puts on an epic fall festival each year that your whole family will love — purchase tickets online here. Niederman Family Farm, 5110 Lesourdsville West Chester Rd., Liberty Township, OH 45011. 513-779-3228
This Yellow Springs gem is known for its apples — but the pumpkin patch at Peifer Orchards deserves recognition on its own! Located just a short walk from the market barn, you’ll find a beautiful field speckled with all shades of orange. U-Pick Pumpkins will begin mid-September, so be sure to follow Peifer Orchards on Instagram for updates. Peifer Orchards, 4590 US 68 N., Yellow Springs, OH. 937-767-2208
Shaw’s beloved fall festival starts Sept. 19, and the farm is working hard to keep patrons safe. Around town, Shaw’s is know for their pumpkins, which come in a wide variety of shapes, colors, and sizes. Shaw Farms, 1737 OH-131, Milford, OH 45150. 513-575-2022
From Sept. 19 through Oct. 25, Young’s is running Pick Your Own Pumpkins daily from 11 am-6 pm. Tickets are $9 per pumpkin or 3/$24, which includes the wagon ride to the pumpkin patch. While Young’s Fall Farm Pumpkin Festival has been cancelled due to COVID-19, this beloved farm is keeping the fall fun alive with “haunted” hayrides, pumpkin-everything and plenty of corn maze magic, too. Young’s Jersey Dairy, 6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd.,Yellow Springs, OH 45387. 937-325-0629
As with any U-Pick farm, we recommend calling before you go to ensure hours and selection. Most farms offer limited activities during the week, and expanded hours and fun on the weekends. Tag us while you’re out and about @cincyparent! We’d love to see the pumpkin you pick!