Finding fun outdoor activities for kids in Vancouver becomes increasingly challenging with the changing weather. Visiting pumpkin patches and corn mazes can be a great way to get the family outside and playing for hours during the fall months. Be sure to check out these awesome farms around Vancouver. Don't forget to bundle up!
Explore a magical farming oasis in the city. Relax, hang out, grab a book in the "Potting Shed Lounge Library", or play in the straw pile. Meet the goats, sheep, chickens, chicks, and horses. Pick a pumpkin from the old apple orchard, and sit by the campfire.
Open: October 1 – 31, weekdays: 9:00am – 6:00pm; weekends: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Address/contact: 6767 Balaclava Street, Vancouver, (604) 261-1295
This organic veggie farm is a great option for those who want to get a dose of fall festivities at the pumpkin patch while tackling the practical task of produce shopping!
You will have the option to purchase organically grown veggies on your way out including beets, carrots, potatoes, and onions to name a few. In addition to the plethora of veggies, if you come by the farm during the last 10 days of October, you will witness the bright sight of 100 jack-o’-lanterns lit up each night.
Open: daily from 9:00am – 5:00pm (end of September until October 31)
Address/contact: 4690 Kirkland Road, Delta BC, (604) 946-4393
Willow View farm has something for all ages and features a country store, U-pick farm, playground, slushies, hayrides, and a petting barn. Be sure to bring all your own bags and boxes for picking apples, plums, pears, and pumpkins! Visiting the farm provides opportunities to "slow down", and enjoy nature at a leisurely pace, while celebrating the enjoyment of local homegrown food.
Open: 7 days a week: Monday - Saturday: 9:00am – 5:30pm, Sunday: 11:00am – 5:30pm
Address/contact: 288 McCallum Road, Abbotsford, (604) 854-8710
For a more thrilling, fall-fair-inspired corn maze experience, be sure to check out Maan Farms. They feature a bouncy pillow, pedal cart racetrack, playfort with tire swings and a zip line, as well as the classic corn maze and petting zoo options. There is also a wagon ride that will take you on a tour of the pumpkin fields.
Open: 7 days a week: 9:00am – 6:00pm
Bring your family to the Applebarn for fresh-pressed apple cider, hay rides, Corn Quest Maze, U-Pick apple orchards, pumpkin patch, petting barn, Farmville, pedal karts, jumping pillows, and so much more!
7 days a week: 9:00am – 5:00pm, Now – October 31Address/contact:
333 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford BC, (604) 853-3108Website: www.tavesfamilyfarms.com
Come experience the farm during its popular Harvest Festival! You can visit farm animals, go on hayrides, and of course, pick pumpkins, just to name a few!
Open: daily from September 21 – October 31, 9:00am – 5:00pm
For a theater inspired pumpkin patch experience, Richmond County Farms has it all! From costume performers, entertainers, live bands, wagon entertainers, and sing-along hayrides there is sure to be something your family will delight in.
Beginning of October – 31, Monday - Friday: 9:00am – 1:30pm, Saturday - Sunday: 10:00am – 4:30pmAddress/contact:
12900 Steveston Hwy, Richmond BC, (604) 274-0522Website: www.countrypumpkinpatch.ca
Enjoy a hayride ride through the pumpkin patch and visit the kids mini corn maze. There are play areas, a petting zoo and pumpkins for the picking! Note: cash only
weekends, September 28 – October, 10:00am - 5:00pmAddress/contact:
18507 20th Ave, Surrey BC; (604) 542-1202Website: www.hazelmerepumpkinpatch.ca
Join families on a hayride to pick your favourite pumpkin from the patch followed by treats at the farm store!
Open: October 1 – 31, weekdays 3:00pm – 6:00pm, weekends and school pro-d days 10:00am – 6:00pm
Address/contact: 8390 172nd Street, Surrey, (604) 574-5585
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