9 Pumpkin Patches to Visit in Middle Tennessee 2023

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Nothing says fall like a trip to a pumpkin patch. Middle Tennessee has no shortage of pumpkin patches that will fulfill all of your fall needs. Looking for carving pumpkins? Smaller pumpkins to use as decor? We’ve compiled some of our favorite, local pumpkin patches. Many of these pumpkin patches also offer other fall activities for the entire family.

1Flying Ghost Pumpkin Patch (Davidson County)

photo courtesy of Flying Ghost Pumpkin Patch

97 White Bridge Road, Nashville, TN 37209

September 15 -October 29, Monday-Saturday: 8 am-7 pm, and Sunday, 8 am-6 pm

Visit Nashville’s largest selection of mums, pumpkins, and hay bales. There are plenty of photo prop opportunities throughout and a chance to try pumpkin bowling. The patch is pet friendly and free of charge for entry.

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2Walden Farm (Rutherford County)

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8653 Rocky Fork Road, Smyrna, TN 37167

September 26- October 31, Thursday-Friday: 2 pm-6 pm, Saturday, 9 am-6 pm, Sunday: noon 6 pm

Walden Farm is open from late September through October 31 each year. Hayrides, farm animals, hay bales and corn mazes along with a Tennessee Slip n Slide, and food and treats are just some of what the farm offers. The Ole Country store sells a complete selection of fall decorating items, jams, jellies, honey, and of course, carving kits. Make sure to purchase a Walden Bucks punch card or two so all the activities can be enjoyed!

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3Gentry Farm (Williamson County)

photo courtesy of Gentry Farm

1974 New Highway 96 W, Franklin, TN 37064

September 30th – October 30, Saturday: 9 am-5 pm, Sunday: 1 pm-5 pm, Monday: 9 am-1 pm

Gentry Farm is a seventh generation farm in Franklin that has been operational for over 150 years. It is only open for a few weeks in the fall to the public. You will find hay rides, corn maze, a labyrinth, putt putt golf, a wooden tractor playground and more. Tickets can be purchased at the gates or in advance online.

For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

4Pumpkin Paradise (Maury County)

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3005 Sheegog Lane, Columbia, TN 38401

September 30-October 29th, Friday 2 pm-6 pm, Saturday 9 am-6 pm, Sunday 1pm-6 pm

Pumpkin Paradise offers a fun filled farm experience. The farm offers swings, slides, a corn box, pedal track, climbing tires, an inside hay maze, sit n’ play, flying pigs, gravel pit, and much more. Stop by the farmer’s garden and see what  is growing. The hayride around the farm is a good way to spot some cows and learn a few things about them. Don’t forget to read the signs posted around the field and see what you can learn about being a farmer.

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5Keller’s Corny Country (Dickson County)

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542 Fire Tower Road, Dickson, TN 37055

October 7 – October 29, Friday: noon- 5 pm, Saturday: 10 am-5 pm, Sunday: 11am-4 pm

This family-owned and operated farm’s pumpkin patch is open for the fall season! Keller’s Pumpkin Patch offers kid-friendly zip lines, wagon rides, a barrel train playground, corn maze, jump pad and more. If you plan to stay awhile, visit the concession stand for some hot dogs and hamburgers.

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6Bottom View Farm (Sumner County)

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185 Wilkerson Lane, Portland, TN 37148

September 23- October 31, Open daily 8:00am-4:00pm

Bottom View Farm has started its annual fall festival. They will be having the traditional events, such as the pumpkin patch, train rides, and activities for the children, in addition to some new activities. There will be a jumping pillow, pedal tractors, a gold mine, pony rides, and the world’s largest rolled hay maze! After enjoying all the activities, cool off with a treat from the ice cream parlor.

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7Lucky Ladd Farms (Rutherford County)

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4374 Rocky Glade Road, Eagleville, TN 37060

September 17 – October 29, Thursday-Saturday 10 am – 4 pm, Sunday, noon – 5pm

Lucky Ladd Pumpkin Farm has been named one of the top 15 best pumpkin farms in the US and with good reason. The farm is scattered with great foods, ciders, carnival games, rides, slides and a corn maze. Pick your favorite pumpkin to take home and don’t forget to try one of their famous caramel apples.

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8The Wilson Family Farm (Williamson County)

photo from Wilson Family Farm

4809 Byrd Road, College Grove, TN 37046

September 23- October 29, Saturday-Sunday: 10 am-4 pm

It’s become a mission for their family to share the farm with others, so that they might feel the same connection to the natural world that they’ve experienced.

“We wanted to create something that would give people a chance to come out and enjoy the country, disconnect for a moment and get away from the hustle and bustle,” Wilson explains. “That was my joy as a child, and for our children, and it’s more important than ever that we offer that joy to others.” Family Fun at the Farm Offerings: Hayrides, Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Cannon, and Kettle Corn.

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9Cheekwood Estate & Gardens (Davidson)

photo courtesy of Cheekwood/©Caitlin Harris Photography

1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville

September 17- October 30, Tuesday- Sunday, 9 am – 5 pm

It’s a Nashville tradition to visit Cheekwood in the fall. From September 17 through October 30, guests enjoy activities and experiences designed to appeal to kids, adults and families alike, making this six-week celebration the perfect time for a peaceful stroll, a crisp fall family day, or an afternoon date. The changing of the leaves is one of many garden highlights as oaks, maples, dogwoods, and other trees greet visitors with their fall colors.

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