10 Farms to Visit for Fall Fun

It’s that time of the year – time for pumpkin patches, hayrides, corn mazes, and other fall fun. Check out these 10 middle Tennessee farms offering fall-themed activities for the whole family.

1. Walden Pumpkin Farm

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8653 Rocky Fork Road
Smyrna, TN
(615) 220 2918
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Pick out a pumpkin, go on a hayride, visit with the farm animals, or try one of the tasty treats offered for sale – like pumpkin fudge or chocolate dipped cheesecake. Walden Farm also offers gourds, Indian corn, straw, and fall flowers.

Hours: Now through October 31
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday 3:00pm – 6:30pm
Saturday, 9:00am – 6:30pm
Sunday 12:00pm – 4:00pm

2. Lucky Ladd Farm

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4374 Rocky Glad Road
Eagleville, TN
(615) 274-3786
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In 2018, Lucky Ladd Farms was named the Best Pumpkin Patch in the state of Tennessee by the Travel Channel, and the fifth best in the country. Not only do they have pumpkins of every size, but they also have all kinds of other fun activities, like their award-winning Corn Maze with the 2019 theme “Circle of Life”.

Hours: Now through September 30
Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
October 1 through October 27
Wednesday through Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
October 28 through November 1
Wednesday through Friday, 10:00 am – 1:30 pm

3. Grandaddy’s Farm

454 Highland Ridge Road
Estill Springs, TN
(931) 327-4080

Four generations of the Dixon family have run Grandaddy’s Farm since 1951, offering agri-fun for the whole family. Along with the pumpkin patch, there is a corn maze, hayrides, duck races, a straw maze, an animal corral, pig races, and many more fun activities.

On September 28, there will be a buy two get one free admission, and on October 26, there will be a costume day. Those wearing a costume will receive half price admission.

Hours: Now through November 2
Monday through Thursday, 1:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Friday, 1:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am – 8:00 pm

4. Gentry’s Farm

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1974 New Hwy 96 W
Franklin, TN
(615) 794-4368
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The seventh-generation farm has been owned by the Gentry family for over 165 years. In the fall, they have a pick-your-own pumpkin patch and huge activity area, which includes: 4-acre cornfield maze, hayrides, nature trail, playground, tire swings, hands-on barn, inside maze, chickens, sheep, cows and more.

Hours: September 28 – October 28
Saturday 9am – 5pm
Sunday 1pm – 5pm
Mondays (in October only) 9am – noon

5. Lyon’s Family Farm

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130 Bellevue Road
Taft, TN
(931) 438-9938
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Boasting the largest pumpkin patch in the Tennessee Valley, Lyon Family Farms’ annual Fall Festival also offers a corn maze, hayrides, a cow train, a petting zoo, pig and duck races, huge slides, a giant pillow bounce, a corn box for the wee ones (like a sand box, but not) and so much more!

If you come hungry, they have plenty to eat. On-site you can buy roasted corn, caramel apples, hot dogs, hamburgers, ribeye sandwiches, and many other tasty treats.

Hours: Now through November 2
Wednesday through Friday 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday, 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

6. Brown Farms Corn Maze

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7231 Cainsville Pike
Lascassas, TN
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A family-owned farm during the rest of the year, in October the farm becomes a giant corn maze listed as one of the best on American Towns Media. In addition to the giant corn maze, there is a straw maze, a hay mountain to climb, goats to pet, hayrides, pumpkin games, a bonfire, local vendors offering fall goods, and concessions. October 26 come for Haunted Corn Maze Day, and November 2 is Doggie Day at the Maze.

Hours: October 4 through November 3
Friday 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sunday, 1:00 pm – 10:00 pm

7. Cedarwood Pumpkin Patch

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2900 Old Nashville Highway
McMinnville, TN
(931) 939-3960
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Started to teach school children about agriculture in 2001, Cedarwood Pumpkin Patch is the brainchild of Buddy and Jan Patterson, and their son, Luke. Activities like hayrides, a pumpkin train, slides, a petting zoo, a petal car track, a maze, and weekend bonfires can be found on the hundred-acre farm.

Gourds, pumpkins, scarecrows, straw bales, mums, corn stocks and more produce, as well as gifts, can be found at the Country Store on the property. Also available on site are chicken strips, barbecue, hot dogs, corn dogs, and homemade desserts to keep pumpkin hunters from getting hungry.

Hours: Now until October 31
Friday 8:30 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

8. Mrs. B’s Pumpkin Patch

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1946 Murfreesboro Road
Lebanon, TN
(615) 449-0518
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Mrs. B’s Pumpkin Patch is located near the Outlet Mall in Lebanon. A division of All About Holiday’s Party Store, the Patch offers pumpkin painting, bouncy houses, farm animals, a corn box, a slide, and many more activities.

Hours: Now until October 31
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

9. Pumpkin Hill

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861 Benders Ferry Road
Mt. Juliet, TN
(615) 758-5364
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Pumpkin Hill offers hayrides and night parties with bon fires, corn stocks, hay bales, pumpkins, gourds, and other fun activities.

Hours: September 29 until October 29
Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

10. Batey Farms

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3250 Wilkinson Pike
Murfreesboro, TN
615-848-4116
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For eight generations, the Beatty family has run the farm. In the family since 1807, the family offers pumpkins, hayrides, and a 14-acre corn maze. The maze not only tests your skills and finding the exit, but questions and answers about agriculture have been woven into the experience. At night, they offer fire pits and a flashlight tour of the maze.

Hours: September 29 until October 29
Friday through Sunday day and evening hours

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