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Looking for a pumpkin patch or corn maze in Maryland? Here's a list of places to go near Annapolis, Bowie, Baltimore, D.C. or the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Make an afternoon of selecting a pumpkin or just go grab one for your front porch, there are plenty of home grown pumpkins in the fields around Maryland.

Kids can pick your own pumpkins from the field, enjoy a hayride, and in many cases enjoy cider and fresh produce from the farm stand. And for a fun afternoon try finding your way through a corn maze full of twists and turns.

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*Always be sure to call before going as some activities are closed on certain days. Updated for 2016.


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Greenstreet Gardens - 2016
Mid Sept. - Early Nov., weekends. Hayride, 6-acre corn maze, pumpkins available for sale, jumping pillow, cow train, corn boxes,  entertainment and more. $13; $10 for ages 65 and older and active or retired military with ID; free for ages 2 and younger.. 10:30am-4pm. 391 W. Bay Front Road, Lothian.

Homestead Gardens - 2016
Sept. 24-Oct 30, Saturdays and Sundays. Also Oct. 16. Barnyard, corn maze, pumpkin patches and entertainment. Sat., 11am-6pm; Sun. 11am-4pm. Homestead Gardens, Davidsonville.

Knightongale Farm - 2016
Oct. 1-30, weekends. Pumpkin patch, corn maze, facepainting, hayrides, and more. Free admission with additional activity costs. 10am-5pm. 3924 Solomons Island Rd, Harwood. 443-510-9784. 

Lighthouse Shelter - 2016
Oct. 15-31. Children's crafts, baked goods and pumpkins. Bring canned goods to donate. Weekdays noon-6p, weekends 10am-6pm. St. Martin's Lutheran Church, Annapolis. 410-268-4251.

Pumphrey's Farm - 2016
Oct. 1-31. Pick your own pumpkins. 9am-7pm daily. 8220 Veterans Hwy, Millersville. 410-987-4290


Rodgers' Farms - 2016
Sept 24 - early Nov., Fri.-Sun. Pick your own pumpkin, corn maze, hayride, farm animals and more. Fri., noon-6pm; Sat. and Sun., 10 am-6pm. $7-$9. Ages 3 and younger free. Food and refreshments available. 1818 Greenspring Valley Rd., Stevensville. 410-241-3392,

Webers Cider Mill Farm - 2016
Sept. 17 - early Nov. Pick your own pumpkins, hay ride, straw maze, farm animals and more. Fall festivals every weekend. Scarecrow-making and gemstone panning extra. Daily 9:30am-6:30pm. $5-9. 2526 Proctor Lane, Baltimore. 410-668-4488,


Horsmon Farm - 2016
Sept. 3 - OCt. 30. Hay rides, petting zoo, corn box, straw maze, sorghum maze and special events each weekend including scarecrow making, kayaking for kids, tractor weekend and more. Mon. - Fri., 3-6pm; Sat. and Sun., 11am-5pm. Admission free, $7 for activities and includes a pumpkin. 1865 Horsmon Farm Lane, St. Leonard. 443-532-5761.

Spider Hall Farm - 2016
Oct. 1-31, weekends. Pumpkins, corn maze, hay rides, haunted hay ride, corn stalks and straw bales. Daytime hours: Mon - Thurs, 1-7pm; Fri., 1-11pm; Sat, 10am-11pm; Sun. 10am-6pm. 3915 Hallowing Point Rd, Prince Frederick. 410-610-0094.


Baugher’s Orchard - 2016
Saturdays and Sundays in October. Pick your own pumpkins and apples, hayrides, ponyrides, and more. 10am-5pm. 1015 Baugher Rd, Westminster. 410-848-5541.

Glade Link Farms - 2016
Fall festival is Oct. 17-18. Sat., 10am-4pm; Sun, noon-4pm. Facepainting, hayrides, scarecrow making and more. Open thru the week and on weekends for pumpkin picking and other fall vegetables. Please call ahead. 12270 Woodsboro Pike, Keymar. 301-898-7131,,


Fall Festival Weekends at Milburn Orchards - 2016
Sept. 17-Oct. 30, Saturdays and Sundays. Kiddie maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch and more. Sept. 10am-4pm, Oct and Nov. 10am-5pm. $5-$10. Ages 2 and under are free. 1495 Appleton Rd, Elkton. 410-398-1349,

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Middleton's Cedar Hill Farm - 2016
Through Oct. 30, weekends. Barnyard animals, 8-acre corn maze, kiddie maze, and a hayride to a pick-your-own pumpkin patch. 10am-6pm. $10, ages 2 and younger free. 5190 Leonardtown Rd., Waldorf. 301-399-9812,


Councell Farms - 2016
Mid Sept.-Oct. 31. Field of fun, pumpkin patch, corn maze and more. 9am-5pm. $5, grandparents are free. 11773 Old Skipton Road, Cordova.

Pumpkin Patch, Kent Fort Farm - 2016
Saturdays and Sundays in October. Hayrides, pumpkin patch, petting zoo and more. Free. 11am-4pm all ages.135 Eastern Lane, Stevensville. 410-643-1650. 


Gaver Tree Farm & Pumpkin Patch - 2016
Sept. 9-Oct. 31. Pumpkin patch, corn maze, animals, jumping pillow and more. 10am-6pm. Open Fri. and Sat. in Oct. until 10pm for Fall Fun Nights. $7-$9.50, ages 2 and under free. 5501 Detrick Rd., Mt. Airy. 301-865-3515,

Brookfield Pumpkins - 2016
Sept. 26-Oct. 31. Pick your own pumpkins, corn maze. Mon.-Thurs. from 3-6pm., and Fri.-Sun. from 10am-6pm. Free hayride to the patch on Fri., Sat. or Sun. 8302 Ramsburg Rd, Thurmont. 301-898-3527,

Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch - 2016
Sept. 24-Oct. 31. Pick your own pumpkin, hayride, corn maze and more. Admission and hayrides are free. Prices vary for other activities. 10am-6pm. Homestead Farms, 6521 Holter Rd, Middletown.

Lawyer's Farm - 2016
Sept. 24 - Nov. 6, weekends. Five corn mazes, pumpkin patch, hay maze, playground, indoor activities and more. Hayride to pumpkin patch is free. $3-7, some activities have an extra fee. After-dark hours. Check website for hours. 13001 Creagerstown Rd., Thurmont. 240-315-8133,

Summers Farm – 2016
Opens Sept. 9. Pumpkin patch, hayride, 12-acre corn maze, jumping pillows, giant slides, color mazes, animals and more. Pumpkin patch is free. Check website for hours. $6.95-$11.95. 5614 Butterfly Lane, Frederick. 301-620-9316,


Mullinix Corn Maze - 2016
Sept. 23 - Oct. 30. Corn maze, hayrides, build your own scarecrow, bouncy ball station and more. Fri. 3pm-10pm. Sat. and Sun. 10am-6pm. $9; ages 3 and under, free. Carrs Mill Rd, Glenwood. 410-245-6014.

Clark's Elioak Farm – 2016
Through Nov. 6. Pumpkin patch, hayrides, pony rides and more. Pumpkin chuckin' the last weekend. Tues.-Fri., 10am-5pm; Sat. and Sun., 10am-5:30pm. $6 admission, some activities have additional cost. 10500 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City. 410-730-4049,

Sharp's at Waterford Farm - 2016
Sept. 24-Nov. 6, weekends. Pumpkin patch, corn maze, mini maze, hayrides and much more. 10am-5pm. Admission free. Fees for mazes and hayride. 4003 Jennings Chapel Rd., Brookeville. 410-489-2572,


Butler's Pumpkin Festival – 2016
Oct. 1-30, weekends. Corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin picking, hayloft jump, straw maze, corn hole, playground, live music and more. $11, some activities additional fee, ages 2 and younger free. 10am-5pm. Butler's Orchard, Germantown. 301-972-3299,

Homestead Farm - 2016
Through Oct. 31. Pumpkin picking, hayrides for $3. 9am-5pm. 15600 Sugarland Road, Poolesville. 301-977-3761,


Queen Anne Farm - 2016
Through Oct. 31. Pumpkin patch, maze, hay ride, animals and more. 18102 Central Ave, Mitchellville. 301-249-2427,


Bowles Farms Pumpkin Patch - 2016
Sept 24-through Oct 30, weekends. Corn maze, pumpkin patch, straw jumping pit, children's play area, wagon rides and more. $10, ages 3 and younger free. 10am-6pm. 22880 Budd's Creek Rd. (Route 234), Clements. 301-475-2139,

Forest Hall Farm and Orchard – 2016
Sept 17.- Oct. 30, weekends. Corn maze, hayride, farm animals, play area and more. Free small apple or pumpkin with admission. Weekdays by appointment. 9am-5pm. $7, under age 3 free. 39136 Avie Lane, Mechanicsville. 301-884-3086,

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