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From adult Halloween bashes to family-fun festivals, you don't have to travel far to have some autumn fun! Fall is gone in a flash, so take advantage of these great seasonal activities going on right here in Northwest Arkansas!



10 Pumpkin Patches in Northwest Arkansas

by Angela Forsyth

If you're looking for a pumpkin patch near Bentonville or Fayetteville, Ark., you're in luck because we have a variety of locations close to home. Check out our list of 10 pumpkin patches in NWA below. Some of these are quaint produce farms, such as Shipley Farms in Springdale while others, such as Farmland Adventures have fun corn mazes and games for those who want to make a day of it. If you have older kids, FamilyLifeNWA.com recommends Farmland Adventures or Ozark Corn Maze because they have the bigger corn maze in the area that even high school kids enjoy. For your younger ones, we recommend McGarrah Farms where little kids enjoy wearing their Halloween costumes and going on the mule train, petting the miniature donkeys, taking a not-too-spooky hay ride and having their faces painted.


Fayetteville

Sequoyah UMC Youth Pumpkin Patch

Church pumpkin sale

When: through Oct. 31st

Where: 1910 Old Wire Road, Fayetteville, AR

Cost: FREE

Link: Facebook Page


Legacy Farms

Huge Pumpkin Jump Inflatable Pillow, corn maze, hay ride, playhouse village, cornbox

When: through Oct 29., 1-6pm

Where: 19451 Lake Sequoyah Road, Fayetteville, AR

Cost: $8 per person, ages 2 and under are free.

Link: Web Page


Reagan Family Farm

Family owned and operated, ten-acre farm in the heart of Fayetteville.

When: through Oct. 29, Hours vary. Check Facebook page or call 479-443-5529 before you go.

Where: 241 E 13th St., Fayetteville, AR

Link: Facebook Page


Springdale

Farmland Adventures

Giant corn maze, pumpkin patch, pony rides, petting zoo, pig races, a kids play area and more

When: through Nov 4th, Thursdays 3-9:30 p.m., Friday 1-9:30 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Where: 5355 Parsons Road, Springdale, AR

Cost: Adults (13yrs+) - $12. Senior Citizens (65yrs+) - $10. Police/Military (members w/ ID & immediate family) - $1 off regular admission. Youth (3-12yrs) - $10. Children 2 and younger are free.

Link: Web Page


Shipley Farms (Formerly Dickey Farms)

U-pick or already-harvested Jack o'lantern pumpkins, winter squash, decorative miniature pumpkins, gourds

When: through Oct. 31st, Monday-Tuesday 1-7:30 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 7:30 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Where: 14306 Wildcat Creek Road, Springdale, AR

Cost: Free entry

Link: Web Page


Cave Springs

Ozark Corn Maze

Three corn mazes, hay maze, corn cannon, pumpkin sling shot, animal train, miniature donkeys

When: through Oct. 29th, Friday noon - dark, Saturday 10 a.m. until dark, Sunday noon until dark.

Where: 12880 Hwy 112, Cave Springs, AR

Cost: Admission $9. Ages 2 and under free.

Link: Web Page


Lowell

Vanzant Farms

Fruit farm with pumpkins

When: Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: 3705 AR-264, Lowell, AR

Cost: Free Admission

Link: Web Page


Pea Ridge

McGarrah Farms

Pumpkin patch, tall grass maze, hay rides, kiddie rides, food/drink vendors

When: through Oct. 31, Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 1-6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday 12-6 p.m.

Where: 14816 Miser Road, Pea Ridge, AR

Cost: Admission $6, which entitles you to $6 worth of tickets to be used toward your pumpkin purchases and/or rides and activities. Ages 2 and under are free

Link: Web Page


West Fork

Bullwick Farms

Pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn pit, hay maze, bounce houses

When: through Oct. 31, Thursday and Friday 3-8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: 14810 South Hwy 170, West Fork, AR

Cost: Admission $6, which entitles you to $6 worth of tickets to be used toward your pumpkin purchases and/or rides and activities. Ages 2 and under are free

Link: Facebook Page



Angela Forsyth, free lance writer with Firefly Marketing, LLC

Angela Forsyth, Editor - FamilyLifeNWA.com