It’s time for pumpkin everything! Fall is here, and that means it’s time to head to your favorite local pumpkin patch. Not only will you get a locally grown pumpkin for carving, but you can find all sorts of fun fall decorations for your house. And, of course, it wouldn’t be a trip to the pumpkin patch without a corn maze and some apple cider.
Here is the list of 2021 pumpkin patches and corn mazes in Pierce County. Be sure to read for COVID-19 specific changes to your favorite patch and call before heading out if you have any specific questions.
Thomasson Family Farm
September 25 – 26 and October 1 – 30: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 31: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
38223 236th Avenue SE, Enumclaw
For the 15th year, the Thomasson Family Farm invites you to their lovely pumpkin patch to celebrate fall. General admission includes the six-acre corn maze, one game of Lazer Tag (Saturday and Sunday, weather permitting), and access to tons of fun family games including feed box basketball, slides, play barn, trike track (for kids and adults!), giant Connect 4, giant Jenga, and much more.
Before leaving, be sure to check out their gift shop full of fun fall decorations.
Important COVID-19 Updates: Tickets are being sold online or at the gate currently, but subject to change if CDC changes guidelines. If you are feeling sick or have a fever, please stay home. Guests are asked to sanitize often throughout their stay. Masks are required on all people over 5-years-old in all indoor areas and where you cannot socially distance. The corn box, hay barn and face painting are closed this year due to mandates.
For more information, visit the Thomasson Family Farm website.
September 25 – October 31: Monday-Friday, 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
6502 52nd Street E, Puyallup
Head to Picha Farms in Puyallup to find your perfect pumpkin and have some good fall fun. Boasting over 25 varieties of pumpkins spread over 9 acres, you might even find the Great Pumpkin! Once you find your pumpkins to carve, paint or bake, it’s time for some fun!
Check out their five-acre corn maze, enjoy a fall hayride, practice your aim with the pumpkin slingshot, and take some family photos. When you are hungry, enjoy your favorite fall treats, including hot apple cider, kettle corn and caramel apples, along with sandwiches, hot dogs and hamburgers.
Important COVID-19 Updates: Masks are required indoors and anytime you cannot social distance. Hand sanitizer must be used. Credit/debit cards are encouraged, though cash and checks are accepted.
For more information, visit the Picha Farms website or Facebook page.
October 1 – October 31
Thursday: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. (Farm activities, pumpkins, food)
Friday: 1 p.m. – 10 p.m. (Farm activities, pumpkins, food, haunted woods)
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Farm activities, pumpkins, food, haunted woods)
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Farm activities, pumpkins, food, haunted woods on 10/10, 10/17, 10/24)
Monday, October 11: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. (Farm activities, pumpkins, food)
25001 Sumner Buckley Highway, Buckley
Maris Farms is an amazing pumpkin patch in Buckley that has all you could want—and more—from a pumpkin patch. Pick out the perfect pumpkin from the Maris Farm u-pick pumpkin patch. They have many sizes and types of pumpkins for you to choose from, as well as gourds for fall decorating. If you just come for a pumpkin and leave within 30 minutes, your admission ticket price goes towards the price of your pumpkins.
Then it’s time for some fun! Maris Farm has a corn maze, kiddie cow train ride, wagon ride, tube slide, zipline, barnyard ball zone, foosball, trike racing, wall mazes and more. They have around 30 activities to keep your whole family occupied! Their haunted woods, a bone-chilling 35-minute walk-thru, opens October 1 this year. With over 25 spooky characters, it’s cited as the scariest in Pierce County and is not recommended for children under 10 years old. For those that prefer treats to tricks, try the fun flashlight corn maze, which takes about 45 minutes for most people. It’s five acres of fun as you try to navigate it at night with your flashlight.
Be sure to check out the Maris Farms shop before you go, full of all kinds of fall items. Maris Farms also has food available on-site, including kettle corn, hamburgers, hot dogs and, of course, roasted corn.
Important COVID-19 Updates: you must purchase your tickets in advance online. New this year: arrive up to two hours early to look around the farm, pumpkin shop and do their unstaffed activities. Children under 3 years old do not need a ticket. Face masks are required for all attendees over the age of 5 when indoors (in all concrete areas), on the wagon ride, and outdoors when social distancing is not possible. Bring your own cutters if you can. They will have cutters that will be sanitized between uses. Parking is free. They are cashless this year: credit cards only.
Find more information and purchase advanced tickets on the Maris Farms website. You can also follow them on Facebook.
October 1– October 31: daily, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
9710 State Route 162 E, Puyallup
The Spooner Farms Harvest Festival is happening again for 2021 and includes their fantastic pumpkin patch and corn maze. Since 1882 they have been providing South Sounders will the perfect pumpkin to carve. With over 50 varieties of pumpkins, gourds, squash and corn, they are sure to have just what you want for your fall decorating.
In addition, they have plenty of family-friendly fall farm activities, including a pumpkin slingshot, farm animals, a play town, speedway, animal barn and a five-acre corn maze. When you’ve worked up an appetite, it’s time for caramel popcorn, caramel apples, roasted corn (weekends only) and more fall treats to fill your tummy.
Please note that no professional photographers are allowed to take photos inside the farm at any time. You will be asked to leave — also, no drones. Entry and parking are free. Visitors of all ages are allowed to wear costumes.
Important COVID-19 Updates: Masks are required indoors, and anytime you cannot maintain social distancing. There will be no tours, hayrides or face painting due to mandates. Everything will be self-guided.
For more information, visit the Spooner Farms website.
Old McDebbie’s Farm & Jim’s U-Fish
October 1 – October 31
Friday – Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
4924 268th Street E, Spanaway
Old McDebbie’s Farm & Jim’s U-Fish is a favorite for many families. Not only do they have a great pumpkin patch, but they have some unique activities, including fishing and nature trails. Pony rides and animal viewing are also available at this iconic farm.
Pumpkins are pre-priced, so no waiting in line to weigh them. There is a general admission charge for anyone over 2 years old — other activities are priced separately. When you get hungry, they will have fall treats for you to purchase, but you are welcome to bring your own lunch. Cards are encouraged as a method of payment, but they accept cash.
Important COVID-19 Updates: Masks are required for anyone over 5 years old when checking in, inside or when social distancing is not possible. Social distancing and use of sanitizing stations are mandatory. No reservations are required. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, they ask that you stay home.
For more information, visit the Old McDebbie’s Farm & Jim’s U-Fish website.
Double R Farms
October 2 – October 31: Saturday – Sunday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Friday, 3 p.m – .6 p.m.
5820 44th Street E, Puyallup
Double R Farms is gearing up for another fun year of pumpkins! They are returning in 2021 with their five-acre corn maze and claim to have the largest selection of pumpkins in the valley. Look for mini pumpkins for painting, squash and gourds for decorating or baking, painted pumpkins and more. Catch a hayride and try your skill at the pumpkin slingshot.
For more information, visit the Double R Farms website or Facebook page.
Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patches
October 23: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Pioneer Park Pavilion
330 S Meridian, Puyallup
The Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patches is back for a one-day event in October, with an extensive collection of one-of-a-kind pumpkins that are not to be missed. Admission is free, so even if you just want to come and look, you can! But we are sure you will want to buy one or two once you see the beautiful craftsmanship of these locally-made pieces of art. Plus, this pumpkin won’t rot before Thanksgiving, and you won’t get muddy picking from this patch. For more information, visit the Tacoma Glassblowing Studio website.