Do your weekend plans include hayrack rides, picking pumpkins, corn mazes and caramel apples? It will be a great weekend to enjoy one of the many great pumpkin patches in Nebraska. Download our 2018 Pumpkin Patch guide for full details on Nebraska pumpkin patches.
If you are looking for pumpkin patches that won’t break the budget, we’ve highlighted 14 attractions with lower admission prices, and one that is even FREE.
Bloom Where You’re Planted Farm, Avoca
Address: 911 108th St., Avoca
Attractions: Hayrides, U-Pick Patch, nature trails, farm animals, corn box, farm-themed play areas hay climb, rubber duck races, egg race, family-sized tire swing, bucking bronco barrel swing, yard games – corn hole, ladder golf, giant “pong,” agricultural exhibits, scavenger hunt, Pumpkin Barn & Gift Shop featuring antiques, vintage and handmade goods, Schoolhouse Café offering lunch & snacks in our historic one-room schoolhouse, parties, field trips & group tours available
We keep our focus on agriculture and the fall season and are located on an authentic family farm. Our attraction is unique because of its unique shopping experience and vintage market.
New This Year: Granary Rube Slide and Pop-A-Shot basketball in the corn crib
Dates/Hours: Sept. 29-Oct. 28. Friday, Saturday, Sunday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Price: $7 for ages 3 & up, free for 2 & under, and free to shop
Directions: Northeast of Avoca, not in town. Directions available on website.
J’s Pumpkin Patch, Cozad
Address: 76472 Road 422, Cozad (3 miles north of Cozad)
Attractions: 7-acre corn maze, slingshot, pick your own pumpkins and corn, fainting goats. Pumpkins are sold by weight. This is a small farm that is good for younger children to walk. Also, great for small groups. All activities are included in the admission price.
Price: $5 per person (ages 2 and younger free)
For More Information: J’s Pumpkin Patch on Facebook
The Scarecrow Patch, St. Libory
Address: 574 Denton Rd, St Libory
Activities: Barnyard Basketball, Jumpin Pumpkin, Scarecrow Fort, Duck Races, Lookout Tower, “SCARECROW” corn maze, petting zoo, barrel-train ride, John Deere Tricycle Track, gunny sack slide, M&M Apple Orchard, 3 zip lines, human foosball, horseshoes, corn cannon, hayrack ride, Pumpkin Chunkin’, concessions, country store, craft store, bunnyville.
New this year: Scarecrow Skeeball, Washboard Slide, GaGa Ball Pit
Price: $8 per person (2 and younger free). $1 off coupon on website. All activities included in admission price.
Dates/Hours: September 15 -October 31, Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, noon-7 p.m.
For more Information: www.thescarecrowpatch.com or on Facebook at The Scarecrow Patch
Camp Fontanelle Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze, Fontanelle
Address: 9677 County Road 3, Fontanelle.
Attractions: 9-acre corn maze, zipline, laser tag in the maze, jumping pillows, tree climbing, hayrack ride, petting barn, pick your pumpkin, Mine Shaft (vertigo tunnel), roller slide, Fort Jones, “Cave of Trickery” Speleo Cave, barrel train, yard games, human foosball, mole ball, critter cove, campfires.
New This Year: Opening now on Friday afternoons and offering rope and harness tree climbing.
Dates/Hours: Fridays, 4-7:30 p.m.; and Saturdays & Sundays, 1-7 p.m. September 16-November 4.
Unique Features: Our pumpkins are a freewill donation. The purpose of our corn maze and pumpkin patch is to help raise money for our summer camping ministry. The profits from the attraction and pumpkins go back into improving and enhancing our programming. We are the only place that offers tree climbing.
Price: Ages 2 and younger, free; ages 3-11, $5; ages 12 and older, $7; zipline, $10; laser tag, $3; tree climbing, $10.
Directions: Located 2 miles south Highway 91 near Fontanelle, Neb., between Blair and Fremont
Coupons: $1 off coupon on the website
For more information: www.campfontanelle.com and on Facebook at Corn Maze at Camp Fontanelle and Instagram at Camp Fontanelle
FREE! Nielsen’s U-Pick Kids Pumpkin Patch, Minden
Address: 839 33 Rd, Minden
Attractions: Pick pumpkins and gourds of all shapes and sizes from the 30-acre patch. From mammoth to baby boos and everything in between. Corn maze, FREE slushies and popcorn on Saturdays & Sundays. Pumpkin crafts, 12-car riding train.
Dates/Hours: Open now until October 31 from Sunup until Sundown.
Price: FREE Admission. Guests pick up a pumpkin price list at the entrance. Pumpkins are priced based on size. Largest pumpkin that takes two people to carry is just $10! Guests pay for pumpkins as they leave based on the price list and the honor system.
For More Information: www.nielsenkidsupickpumpkin.com or on Facebook at Nielsen Kids Up-Pick Pumpkin & Sweetcorn Patch.
Grandpa’s Punkinberry Patch, Atlanta
Address: 10798 726 Rd, Holdrege, NE
Attractions: 150-foot slide, pumpkin chuckin (not included in admission), corn maze, straw bale maze, hayrack ride, jump pad, train ride
Unique Features: Penny scrambles every weekend at 4 p.m.
Dates/Hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sundays, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. September 22-October 28
Price: $8 plus tax for ages 2 and older (under 2 free)
Directions: 1 mile south and 1 mile west of Atlanta
More Information: www.gpapunkinberry.com and on Facebook at Grandpa’s Punkinberry Patch
The Bumpkin Patch at Estes Farms
Address: 43730 Road 814, Anselmo
Attractions: Hayrack ride, corn maze, pumpkin slingshot, Gaga ball pit, carpet ball, hay slide, pony hops, water pump duck races, pumpkin bowling, bean bag toss, tic-tac-toe, barrel wagon ride, Giant Jenga. Pink pumpkins weekend Oct. 6 & 7 for breast cancer awareness.
Dates/Hours: Saturdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sundays, 1-7 p.m., Sept. 22-October
Price: $5 per person (ages 2 and younger free)
For More Information: The Bumpkin Patch at Estes Farms on Facebook or https://hollypc2000.wixsite.com/bumpkinpatchestes
Helgoth’s Pumpkin Patch, St. Libory
Address: 121 Eagle Road, St. Libory
Attractions: Miniature Golf Course, The “Puttin Patch” (additional $2 to play), Pony Rides (additional $2 to ride), train ride, trike track, slides, twist cars, hayrack rides, balloon bounce, 5-acre corn maze, petting zoo, hillside slide, rabbit town, Big Digs, zip lines, hay fort, rides to the pumpkin patch, horse-drawn wagon rides on Sundays.
Dates: Saturdays & Sundays, September 15-30; Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, October 5-28
Hours: Fridays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (October only); Saturdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Admission: $7 (2 and younger free); $5 admission on Fridays, $1 off coupon available on the website
For more information: www.helgothspumpkinpatch.com and on Facebook at Helgoths Pumpkin Patch
Poppy’s Pumpkin Patch, Norfolk
Address: 55275 837 Rd., Norfolk
Attractions: Enchanted Forest, Jail and Schoolhouse, petting zoo, kiddie race track, deer farm, 100 ft twin racer slide, tree house and swings, wooden maze, dragon slide, raft ride, 50 ft. kiddie zip line, 700 ft. zip line, craft buildings, children’s play area, train rides
Dates/Hours: September 18-October 28; Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and Thursdays through Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Price: $7 for adults and children ages 2 and older, $6 for seniors 65+ and $6 for military with ID
Directions: South of Norfolk on Hwy. 81 to the 837th Road Sign. Then go west for two miles.
For More Information: www.poppyspumpkinpatch.com
Stone Ridge Farm, Tecumseh
Address: 4 miles south of Tecumseh on Hwy 50 at Road 724
Attractions: Pumpkins, gourds, Native corn, corn stalks, homegrown mums in all colors, hayrack rides to feed the cows, paintball targets, corn bin, pumpkin painting, concessions. Shop in the store that sells items crafted by people in Nebraska. Pumpkins are already picked, priced and washed.
Dates/Hours: September 12-October 31. Tuesdays-Thursdays, 1-6 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sundays, 1-6 p.m. Closed Mondays.
Price: Hayrack rides are $6 per person ages 2 and older.Paintballl target practice is $6 per person.
For More Information: www.stoneridgefarmnebraska.com/fall or on Facebook at Stone Ridge Farm Nebraska.
Martin’s Hillside Orchard, Ceresco
Address: 2024 Ashland Road, Ceresco
Attractions: Pick your own pumpkins and fruit. Pre-picked produce also available. Caramel apples, cider slush and other treats available to purchase on weekends. Discovery Trail, Butterfly Garden, kid-sized corn maze, gourd cave, strawtower, tire mountain, bear tunnel, tractor trike track, climbing fort, corn box and tire swing.
Dates/Hours: Tuesdays-Sundays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (open until sunset Thursdays) now through October 31.
Price: $4 per person. Ages 2 and younger free. ($3 of entry fee applied to u-pick fruit purchase)
For More Information: www.hillside-orchard.com or on Facebook at Martin’s Hillside Orchard
Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard, Nebraska City
Address: 5995 G Road, Nebraska City
Attractions: Pumpkin patch and hayrack rides
Dates/Hours: Now through October 31, Friday–Saturday: 9 a.m.–4 p.m. & Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Price: Adults (13 & older) $5, Kids (4–12) $3, Kids (3 & under): Free, Seniors (62 & older): $3; Military (active or retired): $3
For More Information: www.kimmelorchard.org or on Facebook at Kimmel Orchard & Vineyard
Wenninghoff’s Farm, Omaha
Address: 6707 Wenninghoff Road, Omaha
Attractions: Dress Up Barn, Hula Hoop Toss, Paint-A-Pumpkin, Stuff-A-Scarecrow, bean bag toss, tug-of-war, hay bale climbing, animals, tractors, corn maze, 3-legged races, combine slide, hayride
Dates/Hours: September 28-October 31. Saturdays & Sundays, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Mondays-Fridays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Weekend Price (Sat. & Sun.): $7 per person. Ages 2 & younger free.
Weekday Price (Mon.-Fri.): $6 per person. Ages 2 & younger free. Hayride only runs if there is a scheduled group of 10 or more on weekdays.
For More Information: http://www.wenninghoff.com/pumpkin-patch/ or on Facebook at Wenninghoff Farm.
The Pumpkin Patch at BEFarm, Bayard
Address: 11249 Road 73, Bayard
Attractions: Farm yard filled with an amazing hay pyramid with a 20-foot slide, duck races, pumpkin bowling, tic-tac-toe, sling shots, u-pick pumpkins and squash. Harvest Fair and Market on October 6 & 7.
Dates/Hours: Saturdays and Sundays 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 29-Oct. 28
Price: $5 per person
For More Information: www.bepumpkinpatch.com