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Brandon’s Best Pumpkin Patches

Brandon’s 20+ Best Pumpkin Patches

The Best Pumpkin Patches in Brandon, Florida!  Hooray!

Oh my gourd, the 2022 list of our favorite pumpkin patches in Tampa Bay is ghoulishly good!

So get your calendar out and let’s start scheduling some fall family FUN!  These pumpkin patches and events are a short hop, skip and jump away from Brandon – all designed to be 15-45 minutes drivetime…and a few that are worth the drive.

Keep in mind that the owners of the pumpkin patches work really hard to organize these amazing events for you, so make sure you are keeping a close eye on your kids when visiting. We all know how excited little ones can get and we want everyone to stay safe.

We are continuing to update and tweak this list as 2022 events pop up, but checkout some awesome pumpkin patches that have piqued our interest so far!

Related: Halloween Events for Grown-Ups and Fall Fun for Grown Ups – THE list of pumpkin patches and corn mazes and craft beer foodie things and fall festivals for your adulting pleasure!!

 

Have an event you want to add it to our list? Email us at calendar@tbparenting.com.

 


Pumpkin Patches in Tampa Bay, Halloween Events and Fall Festivals


2022 Pumpkin Patches in Brandon and beyond!

(Dates, times and ticket prices are subject to change. Check with your chosen farm’s social media sites before you go because some do sell out of tickets on certain days.)

baby in a pumpkin patch
Hyde Park Village pumpkin patch in South Tampa. Photo by Ciarra Johnson.

Dave’s Christmas Tree Lot Pumpkin Patch

October 1-31, 2022 Mon-Fri: 1pm-8pm, Sat-Sun: 9am-9pm
106 E Lumsden Avenue, Brandon, FL
Cost: Pumpkins $3 and up
It’s not officially fall until you’ve visited our pumpkin patch in October! Bring your friends and family out to wander through our rows of pie pumpkins, mini pumpkins, white pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, highly stacked hay bales, garden mums and much more. Bring the whole family and take as many photos as you like!

 

Kerby’s Nursery Pumpkin Patch in Seffner

Opens October 1, 2022 Monday-Saturday from 9:00 am-5:30 pm and Sun from 11 am-4 pm
2311 S. Parsons Avenue, Seffner
DRIVE TIME: About 10 minutes from Brandon
Kerby’s Nursery has a variety of beautiful pumpkins, gourds, corn stalks, mums and more! And don’t forget to snap a photo in front of the pumpkin wall! 

Pumpkin Patch at Kerby’s

 

Corky’s Corn Maze at Keel Farms 

October and November, 2022, Open weekends 
1603 Hawks Griffin Road, Plant City, FL 33565 – east of Brandon
Cost: $15 for adults, $10 for kids 12 and under, 3 and younger are free
DRIVE TIME: About 20 minutes from Brandon 
Keel Farms in Plant City is hosting this NEW pumpkin patch event in Tampa Bay that will feature a four acre corn maze for you and the kids to navigate as you find hidden clues and solve a riddle with the rooster mascot, Corky and pals. There is also a pumpkin patch, hayrides, kids zone, and more!

 

Hyde Park Village Pumpkin Patch

October 4-26, 2022, Mon-Fri 3pm-6pm, Sat. 10am-6pm, Sun. 12pm-6pm
1602 W. Snow Circle, Tampa, FL – west of Brandon
DRIVE TIME: About 20 minutes from Brandon
Come pick out the perfect pumpkin at Hyde Park Village. Proceeds benefit the Humane Society of Tampa Bay. The pumpkin patch will be located by the fountain near Pottery Barn.

 

Seminole Heights United Methodist Church Great Pumpkin Patch

October 8-30, 2022
6111 N Central Avenue, Tampa
Cost: Free to attend
DRIVE TIME: About 20 minutes from Brandon
Boasting one of the area’s largest pumpkin selections, the Seminole Heights Pumpkin Patch is a must visit! They’ll also be hosting a Pie Baking Contest and Pumpkin Painting event on October 23.

 

Annual Heights Fall Festival Pumpkin Patch at Armature Works

Saturday and Sunday Oct 15 & 16 and Oct 22 & 23, 12:00pm – 5:00pm
Armature Works, Tampa
Cost: Free to attend
DRIVE TIME: About 20 minutes from Brandon
Heights Fall Festival will take place across two weekends in October. The dates are 15th, 16th, 22nd and 22rd from 12:00pm – 5:00pm and will feature a pumpkin patch, petting zoo, face painters, activities for the whole family, and live music.

 

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WTSP 10 Tampa Bay’s Sarah Rosario with her kids at the pumpkin patch at Armature Works. Photo by Rickey Kim Photography.

 

Fox Squirrel Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

October 8-October 23, 2022, Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm (New opening day due to Hurricane Ian)
6151 Varn Road, Plant City, FL 33565 (NEW LOCATION this year!) – east of Brandon
Cost: $11 ages 18 and up, $10 ages 3-17

DRIVE TIME: About 30 minutes from Brandon
Take part in exciting, family-friendly fall games and activities during the annual Fox Squirrel Corn Maze! Navigate the corn maze and see how quickly and you can find your way through and then go check out the duck races, challenge your kids to a game of corn hole, go on a hayride, and select the perfect pumpkin for your front porch in Tampa!

 

Bearss Groves in Tampa 

Through October 2022
14316 Lake Magdalene Blvd, Tampa
Cost: Free
DRIVE TIME: About 30 minutes from Brandon
Bearss Groves has done it again! They are once again home to Florida’s largest pumpkin, weighing in at 969 pounds. They are open Wednesday-Sunday from 9am-7pm, so stop by and take an Insta-worthy photo and the pick out a favorite pumpkin for purchase!

Bears’s Grove Pumpkin Patch

 

 

Raprager Family Farm Fall Pumpkin Patch

Open through November 13, 2022 on Fridays-Sundays. 
16907 Boy Scout Rd, Odessa, FL, 33556
Cost: $15.25-$16.95 depending on day when purchased in advance for ages 3 and up, children 2 and under are free. Parking is free.

DRIVE TIME: About 37 minutes from Brandon
Raprager Family Farm’s Fall Festival is BACK for 2022 with even more fall fun on the farm! There are new attractions this year including axe throwing, pumpkin painting, a 900ft inflatable maze, baby cow, and more.  The haunted barn is back along with the hay rides, petting zoo, hay chute slide, and other favorites.

 

Gallagher's Pumpkins in St. Pete
Gallagher’s Pumpkin Wall in St. Pete.

Gallagher’s Pumpkin Patch and Christmas Trees

NOW OPEN
7401 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33702 – west of Brandon
DRIVE TIME: About 35 minutes from Brandon
Located in St. Pete for more than 30 years, this family owned business is the perfect spot to capture super cute photos of your little pumpkins while you select the best of the ‘patch’! You can also pick up a yummy homemade pie and even feed goats in the goat pen. Before you leave, be sure you snap a photo in front of the popular vintage pick up truck.

 

St. Pete Pier Fall Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin patch open on select days Oct 8-16
St Pete Pier
Cost: FREE to attend
DRIVE TIME: About 40 minutes from Brandon 
Celebrate the season at the area’s only beach front Fall Festival at the St. Pete Pier! The Fall Festival will have plenty of pumpkins, live music, kids activities and more. While the event is free to attend, there might be a fee to participate in some activities and to park. The pumpkin patch will be open on select days October 8-16 in the family park area.

 

Pumpkin Fest 2022 at Florida Botanical Gardens 

October 22 and 23, 2022 from 12pm-4pm
12211 Walsingham Rd., Largo, FL 33774 Clearwater Pumpkin Patch
Cost: Free admission, $10 per pumpkin

DRIVE TIME: About 48 minutes from Brandon
The 7th Annual Pumpkin Fest returns to Florida Botanical Gardens with a pumpkin patch, pumpkin carving, spooky actives and more. Enter the event through the Walsingham Rd entrance. You can learn more about Pumpkin Fest at the Florida Botanical Gardens here. The Scarecrow Contest where you can build your own scarecrow for a chance to win a top prize will be held on October 22 during the festival as well!

 

DK Festival Farm Pumpkin Patch

October 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, and 29, 2022 from 10am-3pm, Trick-or-Treat on Oct 30
1750 Lake Ave SE, Largo, FL 33771
Cost: $10

DRIVE TIME: About 42 minutes from Brandon
Explore and pick up a pumpkin at their patch, take a hayride, and enjoy the great fall decorations or hang with some new friends at the petting zoo. There’s a ton more to do and lots of fun for the whole family.

 

Watermelon Swim’s Annual Fall Festival & Pumpkin Patch 

Pumpkin Patch, Open Daily October 8-31 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Fall Festival: Oct. 15, 4-7 p.m.

19509 N Dale Mabry Hwy and 3703 W McKay Ave
DRIVE TIME: About 40 minutes to Tampa location from Brandon
It’s watermelon season, Tampa Bay! You can visit Watermelon Swim’s Pumpkin Patch daily in Lutz and South Tampa and then come back to experience their annual Fall Festival at both locations. The FREE Fall Festival will feature trunk-or-treating, a costume parade, plenty of fall games and prizes, the cutest fall photo spot and more. It’s the perfect way to get your whole family into the fall spirit.

 

Pumpkin Patch Express (Florida Railroad Museum) 

October 22, 23, 29 and 30, 2022 at various times | Tickets are sale now as of July 13, 2022 at noon
12210 83rd St East Parrish, FL 34219
Cost: Tickets start at $17.25

DRIVE TIME: About 40 minutes from Brandon
The Florida Railroad Museum is calling “all aboard” for young and old train enthusiasts as you embark on the Pumpkin Patch Express to a field full of pumpkins to pick, as well as kid-friendly activities on your 2.5 hour journey. Children are invited to pick their own pumpkin to take home. Everyone is also invited to participate in other crafts and activities.

 

Harvest Holler Pumpkin Patch in Polk City

Open through November 14, 2022 |  Fri-Sun
950 Tavares Rd., Polk City, FL 33868 – about 30 min east of Brandon
Cost: $15 ages 13-64, $12 ages 2-12, seniors 65+, and active-duty military

DRIVE TIME: About 42 minutes from Brandon
It’s an easy ride from Tampa – just about a half hour east on I-4 – and suddenly your at Farmer Jerry and his family’s Harvest Holler Farm.  Come out for a fun fall tradition and stroll the fields of this year’s corn maze and pumpkin patch at Harvest Holler Farm, a working family farm! You can explore the pumpkin patch, go on a hayride, enjoy some country eats, meet live farm animals and more! There’s also a cow train, corn hole and many more activities.

 

Sweetfields Farm Fall Pumpkin Patch

Open through November 6, 2022 – select days
17250 Benes Roush Rd. Masaryktown, FL 34604
Cost: $10.75 + tax ages 3 and up, 2 and under are free 

DRIVE TIME: About 50 minutes from Brandon 
Come out for corn maze fun at Sweetfields Farm in Masaryktown, but stay for the Pitcher Pump Duck Race, hayride, pumpkin patch, farm animals and free craft of the season. Buy your tickets ahead of time to secure your spot because this event often sells out. This year’s maze design is inspired by the new farm dog who you just might meet during your visit to Sweetfields!

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Find the best pumpkin in the pumpkin patch at Sweetfields Farm!

 

Beasley Farm’s Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch

October 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 and 23, 2022 from 10 am-4 pm
10137 Preston Road, Brooksville
DRIVE TIME: About 50 minutes from Brandon 
Beasley Farms is hosting its first pumpkin festival that will include a ton of fall fun on the farm including a sun hemp and corn maze, u-pick sunflowers, farm animals, fresh farm produce for purchase and MORE!

Fruitville Grove Pumpkin Patch Festival

Every weekend in October, 2022 Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm
7410 Fruitville Road, Sarasota, 34240
Cost: $5 parking, admission is free

DRIVE TIME: About 50 minutes from Brandon
A quick hop down to Sarasota to check out Fruitville Grove’s 33rd Annual Pumpkin Patch Festival might be just the change of pace and scenery you and your bunch of little pumpkins need!  Held every weekend throughout October, it includes fun family-friendly activities, a butterfly garden, pony rides, family circusand of course, a Pumpkin Patch! There will be a children’s costume contest every Saturday at 2pm.

HarvestMoon Farm Pumpkin Patch

October 1-November 6, 2022, Sat-Sun: 10am-5pm and select weekdays
15990 Stur St., Masaryktown, FL 34604
Cost: $14.95 + tax ages 3 and up

DRIVE TIME: About 50 minutes from Brandon
You’ll want to pre-purchase a ticket online to secure your spot to navigate the 5-acre corn maze featuring the Wizard of Oz, explore the many attractions like a cow train, pedal cars, jumping pillow, and barnyard games. There’s also a petting farm and tree house. Bring some extra cash in case the little ones decide they want to participate in gem mining or even pick out their own pumpkins in the pumpkin patch! They even host a Flashlight Night and Haunted Trail (separate admission required).

 

HarvestMoon Fun Farm slide
There are other fun farm activities at HarvestMoon Fun Farm like the slide.

Pumpkin Patches that are Worth the Drive (More than 1 hour from Brandon):

 

20th Annual Brooksville Pumpkin Patch

September 30 – October 30, 2022, Fri: 4pm-9pm, Sat: 10am-5pm, and Sun: 1pm-5pm
475 North Avenue West, Brooksville, FL 34601 – north of Brandon
DRIVE TIME: About 1 hour from Brandon
The Brooksville farm has hundreds, if not thousands of pumpkins–to choose from! The farm says most of their pumpkin deliveries are a few days off the vine, so they should last you through the holiday…and maybe even grab some cute ones for decor for Thanksgiving. They also have food vendors, produce, a petting zoo, tortoise experience, and more. On select dates, Cinderella, Spiderman, and Captain Marvel will even be visiting!

Frazier Farms Pumpkin Patch in Brooksville

October 1-23, 2022 on Saturdays and Sundays
20175 Manecke Road, Brooksville, FL 34601
Cost: Free parking and entry, but you can purchase a $20 wristband for activities
DRIVE TIME: About 1 hour from Brandon
There will be lots of kids games, big kids games, corn hole, pumpkin painting, hay rides, “Moo” train barrel ride, a wide variety of craft & food vendors, shaved ice, ice cream, corn shucking contests and a pumpkin patch!

 

31st Annual Hunsader Farms Pumpkin Patch Festival

October 15-30, 2022 on Saturdays and Sundays 9am-5pm
5500 C.R. 675, Bradenton, FL 34211
Cost: $15 ages 11 and up, children under 10 are free. $5 for parking

DRIVE TIME: About 1 hour from Brandon
Make the drive south of Tampa Bay to experience the 30th annual Pumpkin Patch Festival on select weekends in October. There will be hayrides, a petting zoo, games, pumpkin patch and more! The main attraction is the corn maze which is an additional $2 per person. Make sure to bring cash for other cool activities like a children’s train ride, Butterfly Experience, zip line and more!

 

Green Acres Farm Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch

October 22 and 23, 2022
17500 Elridge Avenue, Spring Hill
DRIVE TIME: About 1 hour from Brandon 
Green Acres Farm in Spring Hill is hosting its first Fall Festival and they can’t wait to host you for a day on the farm with local vendors, pumpkin patch and food trucks. The is the same location as the You Pick Blueberries farm you may be familiar with already.

 

Southern Hill Farms Fall Festival

September 24-November 3, 2022, Thurs-Sun:  11am-7pm
16651 Schofield Rd, Clermont, FL 34714
Cost: $20 ages 3 and up (tickets must be purchased in advance)

DRIVE TIME: About 1 hour and 7 minutes from Brandon
About an hour east of Tampa, just north from Walt Disney World is the cutest farm/fall festival for families! This year’s 7th Annual Fall Festival at Southern Hill Farms will feature a new 5-acre corn maze, u-pick sunflowers and zinnias, a pumpkin patch barn, kids zone, and more. You can even taste the yummy apple cider donuts.

 

Frazier Farms Fall Pumpkin Patch in Brooksville

October 1-23, 2022 on Saturdays and Sundays
20175 Manecke Road, Brooksville, FL 34601
Cost: Free parking and entry, but you can purchase a $20 wristband for activities
DRIVE TIME: About 1 hour from Brandon
There will be lots of kids games, big kids games, corn hole, pumpkin painting, hay rides, “Moo” train barrel ride, a wide variety of craft & food vendors, shaved ice, ice cream, corn shucking contests and a pumpkin patch!

 

The Pickin’ Patch in Dunnellon

The Pickin’ Patch announced it is not opening for the 2022 season, but will reopen in a new location in 2023.
11000 Rolling Hills Road, Dunnellon, FL

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