Oh my gourd. It is that time of year where your Instagram feed turns into a never-ending slideshow of #squashgoals and the captions consist of bountiful fall puns for the whole family. Lucky for you, we did the digging on this year’s events, so you just need to get out that flannel, put your kid in the car and Google best pumpkin puns for 2021.
- EAGLE SPRINGS: Kalawi Farm, Oct. 1-31: Enjoy the annual Corn Maze and Fall Fun at Kalawi Farm every Friday, Saturday and Sunday this October from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. What else you can expect: Hay Ride, Pumpkin Patch, Jump Pillow, Super Slide, Barrel Train, Playground and seasonal Homemade Ice Cream Flavors! $10/person ages 3 and up. Reserve your time slot.
- SANFORD: Saturday, Sept. 18 – Nov. 7: Friday-Sundays, navigate your way through Gross Farm’s 20th annual corn maze and pumpkin patch. Purchase your tickets online.
- WEST END, Saturday, Oct. 23: Fun. Fundraiser. Farm Fest. We like the sound of those F words. Gear up for music and BBQ to raise funds for the Mira Foundation USA. 5-9 p.m. Gates open at 4 p.m. Bring your own chair or blanket and snag your tickets here.
Get your road trip playlist ready for these farm destinations:
- HOPE MILLS: Gallberry Corn Maze, Sept. 18 – Nov. 7: 12-acres of down and dirty family fun on the farm with more than 20 fall attractions from pig racing, to farm animals, a fire pit, corn hole and more. Open to the public every Friday, Saturday & Sunday through November 7th. Cash only. Carve out some time.
- CLINTON: Hubbs Farms, Sept. 25 – Nov. 7: Farm animal encounters, a corn maze and pumpkin picking. You’re the pick of the patch.
- CHAPEL HILL: Spring Haven Farm: These goats heard you like to party. Celebrate fall on the farm with their annual “Carving with Goats” event. You’ll meet other animals, too, get a chance to ride a tractor train and get lost in a haunted maze. Carving ain’t yo thing? Join SHF for a Paint and Sip October 5-7. More info here.
- RAMSEUR: Millstone Creek Orchards: While there is still time to get in a few days of apple picking, you can also plan to go on your own Pumpkin Pickin’ Adventure every weekend this October. Grab your tickets here.
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