Kentucky’s Best Pumpkin Patches To Visit This Fall

by | Jul 28, 2023

From the sweetness of apple pies and slushes to witnessing the best fall foliage in the United States, Kentucky offers a sight of pumpkin patches and apple orchards along every country road.

It’s the time of year when the landscape transforms, leaves die to become new again and the beauty of the Bluegrass State reaches its peak with vibrant Fall colors.

Corn mazes, apple ciders, peach pies, hayrides, giant playground slides and petting zoos. Fall pumpkin patch season in Kentucky is fun for everyone.

In this guide, we’ll check out some of the best pumpkin patches to visit in Kentucky. Let’s get started.

Jackson’s Orchard in Bowling Green

Jackson’s Orchard sits high up on a hill in Northern Warren County. This place is a true fall experience. With its sprawling orchards and pumpkin patches, Jackson’s Orchard is a place to be during the Fall season, especially when autumn paints the landscape in hues of gold and crimson. Whether you’re picking crisp apples straight from the trees or meandering through the winding corn maze, you’ll be having a good time. The kids can play on the giant playground or even ride a pony.


Shady Lane Farm in Shepherdsville

About 30 minutes away from Louisville, you can drive down to Shepherdsville and experience the Shady Lane Farm. They offer a u pick pumpkin patch on weekends during the season and allow you and the kids to go pick your own pumpkin to take home.

Like most pumpkin patches during the year, they have a corn maze, fresh picked apples and more.

Shady Lane is also a local family owned cattle farm and offer their own beef for sale.

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Evan’s Orchard in Georgetown

You can get to Evan’s Orchard in short 30 minute drive from Lexington. You get to pick your own apples and pumpkins and enjoy a good Fall farm experience in North Kentucky.

Don’t forget to get a fried apple pie! Let the kids play on the playground and waste some energy for the best experience 🙂

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Happy Jack Pumpkin Farm in Frankfort

Located in our state’s capitol city Frankfort, Happy Jack Pumpkin Farm offers a host of fall events such as pumpkin picking, a corn maze, fresh fruits and vegetables and even a wagon ride.

Happy Jack is a 20 acre farm featuring all different varieties of pumpkins, gourds and more. You’ll have a tough time picking a pumpkin with all the goodness here.

The kids will love Happy Jack Farm as it has a ton of different things for them to do.

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Trunnell’s Farm in Owensboro

Trunnell’s Farm Experience is located about 10 minutes south of Owensboro and offers all the Fall farm experience that you should experience in Kentucky.

They offer a corn maze, giant slides and even an apple blaster shooting gun.

Trunnell’s offers something for toddlers, kids and families of all ages.

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Huyck Farms in Paducah

Huyck Farms is a small family farm located in the far western part of the state in Paducah.

They offer fresh produce such as fruits and vegetables, u pick pumpkin patch as well as fresh flower picking.

Don’t forget to try some of their fresh pressed apple cider!

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Benton Family Farm in Walton

Benton Family Farm is located in Walton, Kentucky and has been serving the community for over 20 years. Their yearly Fall Pumpkin Patch Festival is something to experience.

They offer u pick pumpkin patch, petting zoo with pigs, goats, llamas, alpacas and more. You can even take a horse ride at Benton Family Farm.

Check out the website for more information and their latest offerings.

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Christian Way Farm in Hopkinsville

Christian Way Farm is a one of kind family farm in Western Kentucky that offers a pumpkin patch, mini golf and the whole farm experience.

Christian Way offers a u pick pumpkin patch so you and the kids can pick your own favorite pumpkin to take home and carve. You can climb on the hay castle playground and even play a round of mini golf.

Enjoy petting the animals and farm experience at Christian Way Farm.

If you’re looking for an outdoor adventure in Hopkinsville, I highly recommend checking out Christian Way Farm.

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Pumpkin patches offering a full farm experience are located in almost every county in the state of Kentucky. Most of them have fresh apple cider, giant slides, hay rides and u pick pumpkins.

I hope this guide helped find a pumpkin patch in Kentucky. Happy Fall!

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Trey Copeland

Trey Copeland

Founder & Editor

Hello folks! I’m Trey Copeland, founder and editor of Stay Bluegrass, along with my wife Kaci. We’ve been fortunate to travel to many countries such as Mexico and Costa Rica, but our true roots remain here in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the Bluegrass State.

Our goal is to help you live like a local while traveling and exploring the great state of Kentucky. We want to help you find the best places to eat, the must see and do attractions and more.

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I live in Owensboro, Kentucky and have traveled around the Bluegrass state with my wife Kaci.

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