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Picking the perfect pumpkin can have its challenges.
Maybe you want to carve a giant jack-o-lantern? Or perhaps your family is more into painting pumpkins. It doesn’t matter what kind of pumpkin you are searching for, you can bet that you’ll find it at one of these amazing pumpkin patches around Central Ohio.
As usual, be sure to check out the COVID-19 safety guidelines of each pumpkin patch before you you visit.
Lynd Fruit Farm offers both pre-picked pumpkins and a u-pick option. You can pick your own pumpkin starting September 29. The pumpkin patch is usually sold out by mid-October, so don’t wait too long! You can also swing by the market choose your favorite pumpkin
The pumpkin patch at Pigeon Roost Farm is open Wednesday through Sunday through October 31. There are tons of activities at Pigeon Roost for the whole family to check out in the Great Pumpkin Fun Center ($9/per person), including a corn maze, an obstacle course, farm animals, a kiddie zipline, and more.
Leeds Farm is located just northwest of Columbus and they’re open Saturdays and Sundays only until October 30. From hayrides to zip lines, this farm definitely has something for everyone. You can’t pick your own pumpkins in the fields on the farm, but you can choose from pre-picked pumpkins in the barnyard. Pumpkins range in price depending on their size.
Head out to Sunbury to enjoy all of the fall fun that Hidden Creek Farms has to offer. Take a hayride out to pick the perfect pumpkin from the patch, go down the giant slide, or have a visit with some of the farm’s animals. Hidden Creek also offers all of the fall treats that everyone loves, including apple cider, kettle corn, and fresh-baked pies. The farm is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday-Sunday through October 31.
Circle S Farms is home to one of my favorite pumpkin patches around Central Ohio. That may be because I grew up going here with my family, or just because it’s awesome. Either way, it should definitely make your shortlist of pumpkin patch contenders. Admission is $10 per person and $5 per pumpkin. Take the hayride, stop by the petting zoo, and enjoy a full day of fall at the “family fun farm”. Fall festival weekends run from October 1-31.
Located in Canal Winchester, Schact Farm is a family-run farm that offers a variety of fall veggies in addition to pumpkins. Currently, Schact Farm is open Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m., Friday-Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. until 5 p.m. Pick-your-own Pumpkins are available and price varies by size, between $4-$9.
Get out there and get your pumpkin on, Columbus!
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