Looking for the best pumpkin patch in the Indianapolis area? There’s a ton of fall fun at these local farms near you! Picking out a pumpkin isn’t just about buying it and carving it — it’s about your children exploring and learning about the world around them, seeing how things work, how they grow. Sometimes it’s about the hayrides and the games and the delicious food, but it’s ALWAYS about learning and creating memories with your children or the children you care for. Find a wheelchair accessible pumpkin farm here.
The Best Pumpkin Patches Near Indy
Kelsay Farms brings a unique twist to the fall fun scene, this working farm has lots of farm animals to enjoy! You’ll love the traditional fall harvest activities – pumpkins, hayrides, corn maze, food, and field trips. Kelsay Farms specialties are Straw Bale Mountain and the giant Corn Box!
Pumpkins Patches East of Indianapolis
Piney Acres Farm
1115 East 1000 North, Fortville, IN
Piney Acres is a family owned farm in Hancock County, IN. When you visit in the fall, you can enjoy a corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch, gem mining & more.
Pumpkins Patches South of Indianapolis
500 West Epler Ave, Indianapolis, IN
Adrian’s Orchard is under new ownership in 2022! In the past, this Indianapolis orchard has offered a pumpkin patch. We have reached out to the new owners and hope to be able to update you soon regarding their plans for the fall!
369 East Greencastle Road, Mooresville, IN
There is no general admission charged at Anderson Orchards! The Pumpkin Patch is available beginning at the end of September. While you’re there, stop by the Apple Barn and concession stand, climb the straw pile, and play on the swing sets. Visit on October weekends to catch the wagon ride and take in views from the highest points in Morgan County.
8157 South 250 West, Trafalgar, IN
Apples are the star of the show here, but Appleworks in Trafalgar also offers a u-pick pumpkin patch in the fall! While you’re there, pick up fresh produce or cider in the store, visit the free petting zoo, play on the playground, explore the bamboo maze, or take a hayride! Live music is scheduled for weekend afternoons all throughout the fall.
Pumpkins Patches North of Indianapolis
Dull’s Pumpkin Harvest1765 W Blubaugh Avenue, Thorntown, IN The Pumpkin Harvest at Dull’s Tree Farm provides fall fun for the whole family! Take a hike through the 5-acre corn maze, and then pick your very own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Re-energize with some food from the Feed Bunk and wash it down with a refreshing apple cider slushie. But make sure to leave room for a freshly made apple cider donut from the Sugar Shack! Then, choose from 45 farm activities including slides, sling shots, trikes, mazes, face painting, barrel train ride, and more. You will be sure to leave with some good old down-on-the-farm memories that will last for years to come. Beginning September 24, Dull’s is open Saturdays from 10 am-7 pm and Sundays from 1-7 pm. Beginning October 6, visit the farm on Thursdays and Fridays from 1-7 pm. Admission varies depending on the date you choose to attend and whether or not you pre-purchase your ticket online. Please see Dull’s website for more info!
McClure’s Orchard and Winery
5054 North US 31, Peru, IN
McClure’s Orchard and Winery offers U Pick apples and pumpkins plus delicious wine and boozy cider floats. There’s also a playground area, petting zoo for the kids and a corn maze! On most weekends, there’s live music and other activities, be sure to check the website to see who is playing.
19975 Hamilton Boone County Rd, Sheridan, IN
Fall festival weekends at Stuckey Farm are perennial favorites with local families! Pick pumpkins and enjoy cider and fresh apple cider donuts from the concession stand. Purchase a wristband for unlimited hayrides, and access to the corn maze and Adventure Acres play area, as well as the sunflower field when in season. Play all day on the slides, playground, pedal cars, and barrel train!
Nickel Plate Express Pumpkin Train
825 Forest Park Drive, Noblesville, IN
The Pumpkin Express will not run in 2022. Check the Nickel Plate Express website for other fall-themed rides!
Enjoy the most unique pumpkin patch experience in central Indiana! Purchase tickets to ride the Nickel Plate Express Pumpkin Train on Saturdays and Sundays in October. A 25 minute train ride brings you to a pumpkin patch and fall festival for you to enjoy for the next 45 minutes before your return journey to Noblesville! Activities include a bounce house, hayride, straw maze, and obstacle course, all included with your ticket. Bring cash to pay for your pumpkin purchases!
12290 E. 191st Street, Noblesville, IN
Take the hayride out to the pumpkin patch to select the perfect gourd for your porch at Russell Farms! Then, spend the rest of your day exploring all the fall farm activities available for you to enjoy! A petting zoo, two corn mazes, pedal carts for children AND adults, an infant play area, merry-go-round, and miniature golf are just the beginning. Don’t forget to grab cider slushies, caramel apples, donuts, sandwiches, and more from the concession stand! Weekday admission is $12.50 and weekend (Saturday and Sunday) admission is $15.
7177 East 161st Street, Noblesville, IN
For a simple, classic pumpkin patch experience, look no further than Spencer Farm! Park in the lot near the market and catch the hayride back to the pumpkin patch. Hunt around for the perfect carving pumpkin, or choose a decorative gourd, mini pumpkin, or pie pumpkin to take home! Pre-picked pumpkins, gifts, and fall treats are all available for purchase inside the farm store.
Smith Family Farms
7055 W 675 S, Pendleton, IN
Visit Smith Family Farm on Saturdays and Sundays in October! Admission is just $6! This affordable price includes access to a children’s playground, sandboxes, hayride, a corn maze, and a petting zoo full of favorite barnyard animals. Pony rides are offered for $2. Concessions are sold on site and you can catch live music in the early afternoons.
Pumpkins Patches West of Indianapolis
2304 E Main Street, Danville
Pick pumpkins and then enjoy award winning cider from The Cider Bar at Beasley’s Orchard! Shoot the Apple Cannon, bounce on the giant jump pad, tour the farm on a hayride, and navigate the corn maze. Fall weekends include live entertainment and additional themed activities! Visit Monday-Friday for discounted $9 admission. Weekend admission is $12/person, but ages 2 and under are free!
8900 E County Road 1000 N, Brownsburg
Hogan Farms in Brownsburg has a patch full of classic Jack-o-Lantern carving pumpkins and many more unusual varieties! Pick your own decorative and white pumpkins, mini pumpkins and gourds, and pie pumpkins. Available activities include a hayride, corn maze, petting zoo, and children’s play area. All activities are paid separately. Visit on weekends in October to enjoy food trucks, live music, and a farmer’s market!