Looking for pumpkins for carving, photo shoots, or fall decor? You’ve come to the right place! Pumpkin season has begun in Spartanburg County, and we have located all the nearby pumpkin patches to meet your pumpkin dreams come true.
There is just something about kids and pumpkins and nailing an awesome photo of them together. Maybe it’s the pop of colors or the smiles or just that warm, fuzzy feeling of fall. There are lots of pumpkin patches in and around the Spartanburg area to pick out the perfect pumpkin for carving, for baking or just for picture-taking. But hurry up and go because pumpkin season doesn’t last long!
Great pumpkin patches close to Spartanburg
Located in West Union, Little Cane Creek Farms features a 5-acre corn maze, hayrides, children’s play area, pumpkin patch, and more. Each year the corn maze has a different theme. Updated 2020 Fall Information is TBA.
Visit Greyrock Farm and enjoy a corn maze, pick your own pumpkin and lots more family fun. This year’s corn maze theme is “As a State, We Are Stronger Together.” A nighttime corn maze experience is available on Friday and Saturday nights in October (excluding October 31st).
The corn maze costs $8 per person.
The farm is open daily from 1-6 pm.
Primarily known for their incredible peaches, Fishers Orchard also grows apples that are available for picking in the fall (call for exact dates). Their Fall Festival runs throughout the month of October. The farm is open Saturdays to the public, and weekdays for school groups. Families can pick out pumpkins, enjoy a wagon ride, the maze and the animals for a small fee. This farm is perfect for small children.
This 900-acre farm located just north of I-85 between Anderson and Clemson boasts one of the largest corn mazes in the southeast. In addition to the maze they offer a wide assortment of activities including play areas, farm animals and a u-pick pumpkin patch. The activities are all covered under one admission price. Denver Downs Farm is open daily late September through mid-November.
Strawberry Hill USA, is a 115-acre strawberry farm and also grows summer squash, pumpkins, cantaloupe, and cucumbers. They have a cafe and ice cream parlor open year round. 2020 Fall activities include Cooley’s Corn Maze as well as both pre-picked pumpkins and still on the vine pumpkin patch! Fall Activities will be held every Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 19th – Nov. 1st, 2020
Corn maze hours are Saturdays from 10 am – 6 pm and Sundays 12 pm- 6 pm. The 2020 season’s Flashlight Nights in the Maze are on Saturdays October 3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th. Information regarding their COVID-19 precautions can be found here.
Jeter Mountain Farm is the result of more than 150 years of farming history in the Hunsader family. Located on 411 acres near Hendersonville and Brevard, this farm’s u-pick includes berries, peaches, pumpkins, grapes, and over 20 varieties of apples. Be sure to check the Jeter Mountain Farm Harvest Calendar to see what’s ready for picking. Important to note for the tractor enthusiasts in your family, orchards are accessed via tractor ride! Jeter Mountain Farm also has a play area for kids and a Farm Market with pre-picked apples, apple cider, apple cider donuts, and other goods.
Visit Stewart Farms for wagon rides, farm store, farm animals, honey bee observatory, the SC MAiZE, and a pumpkin patch. The 2020 Fall Season begins on Saturday, September 26th.
Nighttime activities include Big Boo: Family-Friendly Haunted Maize and Nighttime Wagon Rides. These are offered on October 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th, and 31st. While the Big Boo is family-friendly, it is not recommended for children under the age of 6.
2020 Homeschool Days are on Wednesday, September 30th and Thursday, October 1st.
With over 20 different varieties of apples, you are bound to find a favorite at Grandad’s Apples N’ Such. They also have a bakery on-site that sells pies, donuts, caramel apples and cider. Activities for kids include barnyard animals that children can feed, corn maze and a huge pumpkin patch where kids are bound to find their ideal pumpkin. They have all sizes and shapes, from baby pumpkins to enormous ones. This season, Grandad’s opened July 24th, 2020!
Local Spots with Pumpkins
Here are other local places that often set up pumpkins for children and families to look through and purchase. We’ll be updating this information with 2019 locations and specifics as it becomes available, so check back soon! If you know of a local organization hosting a pumpkin patch, let us know and we will add it to our list.
Holy Cross Episcopal Church
2020 dates are TBA. A month-long pumpkin patch is hosted at the Holy Cross Episcopal Church in Simpsonville with proceeds benefiting several local ministries. Monday-Friday 12 pm-8 pm
Saturday 9 am-7 pm
Sunday noon-7 pm
109 West Trade St., Simpsonville
Where does your family like to go for your pumpkins?