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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.

Click here for Maryland Fall Festivals and Halloween Events.

Click here for a list of Pick-Your-Own Apple Orchards.

*Always be sure to call before going, because some activities are closed on certain days. Updated for 2015.


For an article on safe pumpkin carving, click here.


Dick and Jane's Farm. Pumpkin patch, corn maze, hay rides, bonfires and more. Pumpkins and hayrides are available through Nov. 2, 2014. Mon. to Sat. 9am-6pm and 9am-4pm on Sun. Admission is free with additional costs for activities. 4361 Solomons Island Road, Harwood. 410-867-3264.

Greenstreet Gardens. Hayride, pumpkins, corn maze, jumping pillow entertainment and more. $12. Weekends, Sept. 20-Oct. 26, 10:30am-4pm. Kids under 30" free. 391 W. Bay Front Road, Lothain.

Homestead Gardens. Hayride, pumpkin patch, corn maze, jumpking pillow, pumpkin express, games and more. Weekends, Sept. 27 to Oct. 26, Satudays 11am-6pm and Sundays 11am-4pm. Free admission. Cost for activities.

Knightongale Farm. Pumpkin patch, corn maze, facepainting, hayrides, and more. Free admission with additional activity costs. Open Sat. and Sun. 10am-5pm. 3924 Solomons Island Rd, Harwood. 443-510-9784. 

Maryland Sunrise Farm. Corn maze: Sept 20-Nov 2. Sat. 10am-7pm and Sun. 11 am -7pm. $5-$10. Kids two and under free. Buy pumpkins: Some Fridays. 100 Dairy Lane, Gambrills. 410-923-0726,

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


Jones Family Farm. Pick your own pumpkin patch, haunted hayrides, fresh produce, and more. $15 for adults and $8 for kids. Open from 11am-6pm. 12208 Old Philadelphia Road, Bradshaw. 410-679-4018.

Rodgers' Farm, formerly North Run Farm. Pick your own pumpkin, corn maze, hayride, farm animals. Opens Sept 27. The maze is open from noon-6 pm Fridays and 10 am-6pm Sat. and Sun. Flashlight Maze for teens and adults are held Oct. 10 and 17. $6-$8. Children under four free. Food and refreshments available. 1818 Greenspring Valley Rd, Stevensville. 410-241-3392,


Spider Hall Farm. Pumpkins, corn maze, hay rides, corn stalks and straw bales. Fridays: Haunted Hayride 7pm-midnight. Saturdays: 10am-6pm, Haunted Hayride: 7pm-midnight. Sundays: 10am-6pm. $8-$10. Children 4 and under free. 3915 Hallowing Point Rd, Prince Frederick. 410-610-0094.


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


Fall Festival Weekends at Milburn Orchards. Kiddie maze, hayrides, pumpkin patch and more. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 13-Nov 2, Sept. 10am-4pm, Oct and Nov. 10am-5pm. $5-$10. Ages 2 and under are free. 1495 Appleton Rd, Elkton. 410-398-1349,


Middletons’ Cedar Hill Farm. Saturdays and Sundays only, Sept. 20-Nov. 2, 10am-5pm. $10, children two and under are free. Barnyard animals, 8-acre corn maze, kiddie maze, and a hayride to a pick-your-own pumpkin patch. 5190 Leonardtown Road, Waldorf. 301-399-9812,

Fall Festival and Maze at Zekiah Farms. Corn maze, hay maze, face painting, tractor rides, and more. Saturdays and Sundays in October 10 am-dusk. $8, children 3 and under free. Zekiah Farms, Waldorf. 240-216-4065,


Councell Farms. Pumpkin patch, corn maze and more. Daily Sept. 1-Oct. 31, 9am-5pm. $5. 11773 Old Skipton Road, Cordova.

Pumpkin Patch, Kent Fort Farm. Hayrides, pumpkin patch, petting zoo and more. Sat. and Sun. in Oct., 11am-4pm all ages.135 Eastern Lane, Stevensville. 410-643-1650. 


Brookfield Pumpkins. Pick your own pumpkins, corn maze. Sept. 27-Oct. 31. Mon.-Thurs. from 3-6pm., and Fri., Sat., Sun. from 10am-6pm Free hayride to the patch on Fri., Sat. or Sun. 8302 Ramsburg Rd, Thurmont. 301-898-3527,

Crumland Farm Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch. Pumpkin patch and corn maze, animal feeding, hayrides and more. Sept. 27-Nov. 1. Mon.- Fri and Sun. 10am-6pm, Fri.and Sat. 10am-10pm. 7612 Willow Road, Frederick. 301-845-8099,

Gaver Tree Farm & Pumpkin Patch, LLC’s Pumpkin Patch and Fall-Fun-Festival. 15-acre pumpkin patch, fun fall festival. Pumpkin patch is free and open 10am-6pm daily. Free hayrides Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-6pm. Fall Festival includes corn maze, animals, jumping pillow and more. Sept 12-Nov 4. 10am-6pm. $9-$6.50, children two and under are free. 5501 Detrick Road, Mt. Airy. 301-865-3515,

Glade Link Farms, LLC. Pick your own pumpkins, mid-Sept. through mid-Nov., 9am-5pm. 12270 Woodsboro Pike, Keymar. 301-898-7131,

Green Meadows Petting Farm. Maze and pumpkin patch. $12. 9:30am-2pm Mon-Fri, and 10am-2pm on weekends. 10102 Fingerboard Road, Ijamsville. 301-865-9203,

Jumbo’s Pumpkin Patch. Pick your own pumpkin, hayride, corn maze and more. Sept. 20-Oct. 31. Admission and hayrides are free. Prices vary for other activities. Homestead Farms, 6521 Holter Rd, Middletown.

Summers Farm. Pumpkin patch, hayride, corn maze and more. Pumpkin patch is free. Other activities Sept. 20-Nov. 4, $6-$10.95. 5614 Butterfly Ln, Frederick. 301-620-9316,


Clark’s Elioak Farm. Pumpkin patch, hayrides, pony rides and more. Sept. 20-Nov. 3, 10am-5pm. $5, some activities may cost more. 10500 Clarksville Pike, Ellicott City. 410-730-4049,

Larriland Farm. Pumpkins, straw maze, boo barn and more. 9am-5pm. Straw maze and Boo Barn, for kids age 4-6, are open every day in Oct. Registration required for some activities. 2415 Woodbine Road, Woodbine. 410-442-2605,

Sharp's Farm. Pumpkin patch, corn maze, mini maze, hayrides and much more. Weekends, Sept. 27-Nov. 2, 10am-5pm. Admission free. Fees for mazes and hayride. 4003 Jennings Chapel Road, Brookeville.


Homestead Farm. Pumpkin picking, hayrides. $3. Weekends in October. 10am-4:30pm.15600 Sugarland Road, Poolesville. 301-977-3761,


C & E Farms. Pumpkin patch, fresh produce, hay rides, facepainting, and much more. Appointments only  Mon.-Fri. open to all from 9am-4pm every Sat. 11415 Old Pond Drive, Glenn Dale. 301-352-2958.

Montpelier Farms Corn Maze. Seven-acre corn maze, smaller Jack and the Cornstalk corn maze, pumpkin patch, animal barn, hayrides and more. Weekends, Sept. 6-Nov. 2. $8-$10. 1720 North Crain Highway, Upper Marlboro. 410-320-0464,

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


Bowles Farm Pumpkin Patch. Corn maze, pumpkin patch, children's play area, wagon rides and more. Sept. 27. $10. Open by appointment only Mon.-Fri., and from 10am-6pm Sat. and Sun. 22880 Budd's Creek Road (Route 234), Clements. 301-475-2139,

Click next below for a list of corn mazes in Maryland

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