The Best Pumpkin Patches in Nashville
It’s that time of year again. The leaves are starting to change and pumpkins have found a home on front porches.
A trip to a pumpkin patch is an excellent way to spend quality time with your kids and provide a day of fun for the whole family. They can also be a fun date day and the perfect place to enjoy the changing of seasons. Nashville does pumpkin patches the right way. There is a large collection of pumpkin patches near the city, and most of them provide much more than a simple pumpkin patch experience.
Below, we have created a list of the best pumpkin patches in the Nashville area. They are listed in order of distance from the city’s center.
This 400-acre farm has been owned by the Gentry family for over 165 years and is located in Franklin, about 23 miles outside of Nashville. Not only is it a fully functional farm, but it is also the perfect place for a fun fall outing!
Their general admission for the fall lineup includes:
- Four-acre cornfield maze (Walden Pumpkin Farm changes its cornfield maze design each year. This year, it is fittingly cut into the shape of a pumpkin!)
- Scenic nature trail
- Tractor Playground
- Tire Swings
- Farm Animals
- Wagon Ride through the Farm
Of course, they also have a large pick your own pumpkin patch! And, there is a pre-picked pumpkin selection for those who would rather just enjoy the other activities.
Address: 1974 Hwy 96, Franklin, TN 37064
The Gentry Farm is open from September 29th through October 29th for the fall of 2018.
The Walden Pumpkin Farm is about a 24-mile drive from Nashville, and it caters to families with small children and people who looking for the perfect pre-picked pumpkin. Out in the country, surrounded by beautiful trees and filled with the comforting aesthetic of rustic farm life, this is a great place to enjoy the season.
Here is a list of activities available this fall:
- Hay Rides
- Sand Art
- Face Painting
- Pumpkin Train
- Corn Maze
- Hay Mountain
- Play Park
- Animal Barn
Address: 8653 Rocky Fork Rd, Smyrna, TN 37167
The Walden Pumpkin Farm is open from September 22nd through October 31st for the fall of 2018.
Located just 31 miles South of Nashville, in College Grove, this scenic farm functions throughout most of the year as an event space for gatherings like birthdays and weddings. But, during the fall, it adds a pumpkin patch and corn maze to its list of events.
Here is a list of their available attractions this fall:
- Cow Train
- 6-acre corn maze (in the shape of the family dog, Camo)
- Farm Animals
- Hay Mountain
- Sunflower Patch
- Scarecrow Contest
And, as an added bonus, the Wilson family has a kettle corn business. Whether it’s a quality pumpkin, some excellent farm food, or a place to take the kids for some friendly fun, this is an excellent place to spend a weekend day.
Address: 4809 Byrd Road, College Grove, TN 37046
The Wilson Family Farm is open from September 22nd through October 31st for the fall of 2018.
With everything this farm offers, it’s more comparable to a theme park than it is a pumpkin patch. Located just 40 miles South of Nashville, in Eagleville, TN, Lucky Ladd Farms is open for over half the year and provides a wide range of fun country activities.
Here’s a list of some of their biggest activities and attractions:
- Bullseye Archery
- Corn Cannon
- Pumpkin Slingshots
- Pony Rides
- Petting Zoo
- Gem Mining
- Walking trails
- Mega Slides
- Corn Maze
Many of these activities are located within the farm’s 60-acre Farm Fun Park, the perfect place for kids to kick off the fall season. With everything this place has to offer, it’s easy to see why Lucky Ladd Farms made the list.
Address: 4374 Rocky Glade Rd, Eagleville, TN 37060
Lucky Ladd Farms is open from September 19th through October 28th for the fall of 2018.
Located about 41 miles Northwest of the city center, in Clarksville, TN, Boyd’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze is the perfect place for anyone looking for a more traditional pumpkin patch.
Here’s what this patch has to offer:
- Pumpkins, gourds, and winter squash
- Six-acre corn maze
Boyd’s has excellent online reviews and is located in the gorgeous rolling hills of Tennessee country. This is an excellent outing if you’re wanting a day away from the city and an excellent selection of pumpkins.
Address: 1425 Hwy 76, Clarksville, TN 37043
Boyd’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze is open from September 30th through October 31st for the fall of 2018.
While it’s about a 70-mile drive outside of the city, the Cedarwood Pumpkin Patch is the perfect fall experience. Their pumpkin patch offers every size pumpkin you could possibly want, and they also offer a wide variety of other fall-themed attractions.
Here’s a sample list of what this pumpkin patch has to offer this fall:
- Hay rides
- Corn maze
- Hay maze
- Two Petting Zoos
- Pumpkin Train
- Tire City
- Super Slide
- Log Walk
- Country Store
If you’re up for a gorgeous drive through the Tennessee countryside, this pumpkin patch offers a scenic day destination for families of all ages.
Address: 2900 Old Nashville Hwy, McMinnville, Tn 37110
Cedarwood Pumpkin Patch is open from September 21st through October 31st for the fall of 2018.
We have detailed a few of our favorite pumpkin patches, but Nashville has a lot to offer in the way of pumpkins and autumn activities. So, here is a list of other Nashville pumpkin patches that also provide an excellent fall-filled time: Honeysuckle Hill Farm, Fiddle Dee Farms, Pumpkin Hill, Batey Farms, Kellers Corny Country, Cheekwood Harvest, Shuckles.