The leaves are changing color and there is a chill in the air. It can only mean one thing — time to pick out a pumpkin! Head to one of our fine, locally-owned and run farms to choose the perfect pumpkin for carving, painting or baking. All of these farms also have plenty of fun fall activities the whole family will love. Here are the details on the 2022 pumpkin patches and corn mazes in Pierce County.
25001 Sumner Buckley Highway, Buckley
October 1 – October 31
Friday: 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. (Farm activities, pumpkins, food, haunted woods, light show)
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Farm activities, pumpkins, food, haunted woods, light show)
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. (Farm activities, pumpkins, food, haunted woods on 10/16, 10/23, 10/30)
Maris Farms is having a special VIP Night to kick off their fall season! Happening September 30, the night includes dinner, drinks, scares, meet and greets with haunted woods characters and the debut of their Halloween Light Show! You want to miss this 21-and-over Halloween treat.
During the month of October, head to Maris Farms on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays to pick out your pumpkin. This Pierce County pumpkin patch has a variety of your favorite fall fruit in all shapes and sizes, as well as gourds for fall decorating.
Admission to the farm gets you so much more than just pumpkins! You can go on the mega slide, Feed Mill Ropes Course, fish for trout, try the wall and corn mazes, take a wagon ride, play cornhole and human foosball and more! New this year is the spooktacular Halloween Light Show that will happen each Friday and Saturday evening.
Their haunted woods, a bone-chilling 35-minute walk-thru, also happens Friday and Saturday nights, along with select Sunday evenings. Over 25 live characters will give you cause to scream and jump. It’s considered the scariest event in Pierce County and 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, ice cream, hamburgers, hot dogs, smokehouse fare, roasted corn and more. Beer and wine are also available.
Important COVID-19 Updates: They are limiting admission, so they advise you to purchase tickets before making the drive out (especially on 10/15, 16, 22 & 23) because no tickets will be sold at the door once they have reached capacity. They are cashless this year, credit cards only. Find more information and purchase advanced tickets on the Maris Farms website. Save money and ensure entry by buying in advance! You can also follow them on Facebook.
Thomasson Family Farm
38223 236th Avenue SE, Enumclaw
October 1 – 30: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
October 31: 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
The Thomasson Family Farm invites you back to their farm for their Fall Festival! It’s back and bigger than ever with your admission covering a trip through their corn maze, a game of lazer tag (Saturday and Sunday only, weather permitting) and access to dozens of other fun activities! They have basketball, slides, duck races, cornhole, giant board games, basketball and more. Be sure to check out their farm animals too! On the weekends they also have a junior zipline and apple slingshot. Admission is $10 on weekdays and $15 on weekends.
Just looking for that perfect pumpkin? Their you-pick pumpkin patch in Enumclaw is free to visit. Dogs are allowed in the pumpkin patch, but not in the rest of the festival. You can buy tickets online or in person.
For more information, visit the Thomasson Family Farm website.
6502 52nd Street E, Puyallup
October 1 – October 31
Monday-Friday: 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday – Sunday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Picha Farms is ready for you to come find your great pumpkin with over 25 varieties on their nine-acre pumpkin patch in Puyallup. Finish your fall decorating with gourds and cornstalks.
After you complete your search, stay and enjoy some of the harvest festivities! They have a five-acre corn maze with a different theme each year. This year they are celebrating our great state with eight trivia questions. Get to the end and be rewarded with a free mini pumpkin. They also have hayrides, a kiddie train and slingshots.
All that activity will work up an appetite, so stop by their food station and fill up on tasty treats like lattes, apple cider, kettle corn, hot dogs and homemade caramel apples. Celebrating something? You can rent their birthday tent which includes access to all their great fun!
Credit/debit cards are encouraged, though cash and checks are accepted. For more information, visit the Picha Farms website or Facebook page. Leashed dogs are welcome everywhere but in the maze or hayride.
9710 State Route 162 E, Puyallup
October 1– October 31
Daily: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
The Spooner Farms Harvest Festival is happening once again at their pumpkin patch in Puyallup. The Spooner Farm is famous for its produce and fall is no exception! They have over 50 varieties of pumpkins, gourds, squash and corn – so if you can’t find it here, you probably won’t find it anywhere!
They also have a corn maze, pumpkin sling shot, animal barn, play town, speedway and more activities the entire family will love. On the weekend get fresh roasted corn as a special treat! All days they will sweet fall treats including caramel popcorn, and caramel apples.
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. For more information, visit the Spooner Farms website.
Double R Farms
5820 44th Street E, Puyallup
October 8 – October 31
Double R Farms is a pumpkin patch in Puyallup that has a huge selection of pumpkins in various varieties, including pie-making pumpkins. In the 80-year-old barn you will find for mini pumpkins for painting, squash and gourds for decorating or baking, painted pumpkins and more.
In addition to their pumpkin patch, they have a five-acre corn maze that is great fun for the whole family. Take a tractor-pulled hayride on the weekends. Be sure to try your skill at the pumpkin slingshot, they even have a small one just for kids! Hungry? The Pumpkin Barn will also have concessions with fall treats galore. For more information, visit the Double R Farms website or Facebook page.
Old McDebbie’s Farm & Jim’s U-Fish
4924 268th Street E, Spanaway
Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patches
Pioneer Park Pavilion
330 S Meridian, Puyallup
October 22: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
The Northwest Glass Pumpkin Patches will be in Puyallup on October 22 this year. Admission is free, but you will want to bring your money because these handmade glass pumpkins are incredible. You will want at least one for your own fall decorating, and maybe some as gifts. For more information, visit the Tacoma Glassblowing Studio website.