2022 DFW Area Pumpkin Patches, Fall Festivals

The fall weather may not have arrived in the Dallas Fort Worth area yet, but the pumpkins have arrived. Local pumpkin patches are open or preparing for opening weekend. Make plans early to take advantage of fall savings.


Country Critters Farm

Address: 3709 County Rd. 617 Alvarado, TX 76009

  • Access: Weekend access
    $15 per person
  • Children 2 years and under are free
  • Seniors are $7


Pumpkin Patch begins October 1. They are open Weekend Hours (from October 1): Open Saturdays and Sundays 10am-5pm (gates close at 4pm) Country Critters Farm is open weekdays by reservation only. Activities include: bouncy castles, tractor and train playground, petting zoo, pony rides, barrel train rides, hay rides, wooden maze, duck races (ducks are $1), hay pyramid, play areas, pumpkin patch and more!

Each paying child gets to pick a pie-sized pumpkin from the patch and decorate it with markers. Plus, they’ve added corn cannons and bounce racers this year! They also announced that they will have live Texas Country music during Pumpkin Patch on Saturdays!! The farm may close due to rain or very muddy conditions.

No dogs or pets allowed.

Sunset Hill Tree Farm

sunset hill tree farm

Address: 3400 County Road 206, Alvarado

Dates: Saturday and Sunday in October from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Take the family to explore the nursery and pumpkin patch, and burn off some energy in the bouncy castle and playground, scarecrow ride, train rides, pumpkin paint, horseshoes, a kids’ climbing wall, and more.

Admission: $10 per person; free for children 3 years and under


YesterLand Farm
15410 I-20, Canton

Fall Admission Ticket includes entry to our Sunflower Field (in September), Pumpkin Patch (in October), Corn Maze, farm attractions, and UNLIMITED Amazement Park rides! There is more! Stay tuned as the sun goes down for our Spooktacular Nights activities every Friday and Saturday from October 1 – 29, included with your ticket purchase!



Saturday: 10am – 7pm

Sunday: 10am – 7pm


Friday: 10am – 10pm

Saturday: 10am – 10pm

Sunday: 10am – 7pm


Saturday: 10am – 6pm

Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Spooktacular Nights: Friday and Saturday evenings October 1 – 29. Activities start at dark and end at 10pm. The fireworks start at 8:30 PM.

Farm Attractions: Amazement Park Rides, Lots of Photos, Corn Maze, Wagon Train Rides, Animal Town, Pig Races, Rubber Duck Races, WesterLand Village & Playground Area.

Spooktacular Nights Activities (starts after dark until closing): Creepy Corn Maze, Chuckle’s FunHouse, Goblin Glow, Vertigo Vortex, Friday & Saturday Night Fireworks, Amazement Park Rides & Zombie Paintball (requires 2-4 tokens).

Tickets are final sale and non-refundable. Each admission is valid on any date during the fall 2022 season.


mainstay farm

pumpkin arch at Mainstay Farm
Photo credit Mainstay Farm Facebook page

Address: 1004 W. Bethesda Rd.

Pre-Season Sale get tickets until September 19 https://www.mainstayfarm.com/fall-pricing. Mainstay Farm offers a wide variety of activities from hay rides, mazes, paddle boats, tree house and more. Children 2 years and under are free.

Dates & Hours: September 24 – November 5

​September: Sat: 10am-9pm & Sun: 11am-6pm

October: Fri: 5pm-9pm, Sat: 10am-9pm & Sun: 11am-6pm

November: Sat: 10am-9pm


NEW Climb & Play, Texas Big Wheel, Wine Terrace, Pumpkin Patch, Sunflower Garden (while supplies last), Texas Tubin’ Hill, Dipsy Doodle Coaster, Haymarket Gifts & Home Decor, Hayride, Hay Play & Jump, Pumpkin House, The Dig, Double Wide Slide, Flying Cub, Triple Decker Treehouse Fort, Farmer Hammock, Standing Teeter Totters, Pedal Kart Race Track, Up & Over Maze, In-&-Out Maze, Wooden Maze, Inflatables, 30 ft. Super Chute Slide, Balancing Labyrinth, Latvian Group Swing, Yee Haa Hoops, Farmula 1 Trike Racing, Red Baron Swing, Yee Haa Express Train, Upsy Dazy Swing, Farm Animals, Live Music (Friday and Saturday afternoons).

Additional costs: Mega Blasters: $7 for 7 shots, Farm Funny Face Painting: $6-$9, water balloon throw


Dallas Arboretum Hosts Fall Festival
Dallas Arboretum

Fall at the Arboretum Sep 17 – Oct. 31, 2022

8525 Garland Road, Dallas, TX

100,000 pumpkins, gourds and squash, sourced from Texas’ pumpkin capital, Floydada, throughout the garden. This year’s theme of ‘A Fall Fairy Tale’ is the return of Cinderella’s carriage, along with themed pumpkin houses that make up the acclaimed Pumpkin Village, and of course a maze for younger visitors. Other gourd-like displays commemorate classic tales of Jack & The Beanstalk, The Three Little Pigs, The Sword in the Stone, and One Thousand and One Nights.

Dates: September 17–Oct. 31, 2022

Admission: $17 adults, $12 for ages 2-12, ages 2 and under. are free

Dallas Farmers Market

The Shed, 1010 S. Pearl Expressway, Dallas

Dates: Shop for pumpkins at the Farmers Market and enjoy live music and children’s crafts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on October 16.

Admission: none.

Ennis, Texas

Pumpkin Patch and Hay Maze, 302 N Dallas St, Ennis, TX 75119-4014

Join us for a HAY maze time! This year’s pumpkin garden and hay maze will give them “pumpkin” to talk about!

Designed and developed by MESA, you will be amazed at this year’s changes!

Available for free from October 1 to October 28 from 10am to 9pm!

On October 28-30, the Hay Labyrinth and Pumpkin Field will become part of the Autumn Daze Festival grounds and reopened to the public for free on October 31!

Fort Worth, Texas

Lone Star Agventures opens for 🎃FALL FUN🎃 on October 1, bringing the farm to Fort Worth!

Come visit us in the stores in Clearfork and make some memories! Open during the month of October for the fall season, we offer thousands of pumpkins, fall decor, a play area and lots of great photos!


Open from October 1 – 30, 2022
Wednesday to Friday 16.00-19.00 o’clock
Saturday & Sunday 10 am-19 pm
(Monday & Tuesday closed)

$17/person (plus tax and fees)
Children under 3 years: FREE
Tickets must be purchased in advance.


Grapevine, Texas

Hall’s Pumpkin Farm & Corn Maze

Dates: Opening Friday, September 30 at 3:00 PM-CASH ONLY

The farm is CLOSED on Mondays and Tuesdays (except Columbus Day, Monday 10/10, Open 11am-8pm & Halloween 10/31/pm TBA)

Navigate the corn maze with two acres of towering corn stalks, some 9 feet tall, go for an old-fashioned hay ride, or find the perfect pumpkin for your front porch.

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Adults and children 12 years and older … $15
Kids 4-11…$10
3 and under Free
Seniors and Veterans…..$5

Wednesday and Thursday

Free until 5 p.m.
After 5 p.m.:
Adults and children 12 years and older … $10
Kids 4-11…$5
3 and under FreeSenior Citizens & Veterans…..Free

Entrance fee includes corn maze entry and parking


Shadow Creek Pumpkin Farm
1530 Indian Creek Drive
Midlothian, TX 76065
(469) 612-3331

Shadow Creek Pumpkin Farm
Shadow Creek Pumpkin Farm Photo by Brittney Burnett

Shadow Creek Pumpkin Farm Photo by Brittney Burnett

Dates: October 1 – October 30, 2022
🍁Saturday 10am-6pm
🍁 Sunday 13:00 – 18:00
🍁 Open one weekday – Monday, October 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in observance of Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples’ Day
🍁 Admission can be purchased online at www.shadowcreekpumpkinfarm.com, or in person on surgery day

20+ acres of shady fall creek fun! Many vendors will be present to buy food and drinks.

Fun includes hay rides, corn maze adventures, giant bouncy castle, barnyard and interactive area with animals, vintage farm equipment, hay hill slides, a play area including pumpkin, butter and cheese, corn hole and rings, tractor seesaws and of course pumpkins!

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