It’s pumpkin patch time! From Tuscaloosa to Heflin we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite pumpkin patches in central Alabama.


4D Farm
7066 County Rd. 703
Cullman, AL 35055

Dates: September 28-November 3
Hours: Check website as hours vary per day
Admission: General admission weekday passes start at $11.95, plus tax & weekend passes start at $13.95, plus tax; Season passes are available for $24.95, plus tax; credit cards accepted online or at the gate
Contact: 256-775-2924

The farm’s Fall Adventure includes pig races, a cow train, corn maze, a 250-foot zipline, an all-new low ropes obstacle course, hayrides, pumpkin patch, tire swings and a tire mountain, corn cannon, and much more! Mechanical bull riding, pony rides, the corn cannon, and gemstone mining are not included in the admission price.

The Great Pumpkin Patch
288 County Hwy 45
Hayden, AL 35079

Dates: September 29—November 4
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8a.m.-4p.m.; Friday & Saturday 8a.m.-6p.m.; Sunday 1-6p.m.
Admission: Free to enter; pay per activity (see website for activity pricelist)
Contact: 205-616-6431

The newly renovated and updated Great Pumpkin Patch features a new inflatable park with a Great Jumpin’ Pumpkin, incredible Super Slide and a smaller slide, all new Bungee Run, The Great Pumpkin Patch Train, wagon rides, a hay pyramid, a petting zoo, and pony rides. Plus yummy food, and you get your own pumpkin to take home.


The Patch at Helena Hollow
6027 Hwy 17
Helena, AL 35080

Dates: Open September 29 & 30 and every weekend in October
Hours: 10a.m.-6p.m.
Admission: 2 and Under Free; $10 per person
Contact: 205-541-8150

Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and pick your own pumpkin to take home, and enjoy live music, bouncy houses, rope obstacles, 3 pipeslides, tire swings, a hay maze, food trucks, and more!

Penton Farms Pumpkin Patch
3595 County Rd. 59
Verbena, AL 36091

Dates: September 22-October 31
Hours: Monday-Friday 1-5p.m.; Saturday 8a.m.-5p.m.
Admission: Under 2 Free; $10 (2 and up)

Pick a pumpkin to take home and enjoy wagon rides, a 5-1/2-acre corn maze, corn pit, animal barn, cow milking station, playground, human hamster wheel, slides, pumpkin bowling, and more! The corn cannon, cow train and concessions are not included in admission price.

The Pumpkin Patch Express
Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
1919 9th St.
Calera, AL 35040

Dates: Saturdays & Sundays in October
Hours: Trains depart Saturday 10a.m., 1p.m. & 3p.m.; Sundays 1 & 3p.m.
Admission: Under 2 Free; 2-11 $12; 12 and up $17
Contact: 205-757-8383

Board a vintage train for a beautiful fall ride through Shelby County. Then take a hayride to the pumpkin patch and pick the perfect pumpkin, bounce in the bounce house, get lost in the corn maze, and participate in other family activities. The ride lasts approximately 1.5 hours including ride and time in the pumpkin patch. Pumpkins are not included in the ticket price but can be paid for at time of ticket purchase.


Bennett Farms
1073 County Rd. 13
Heflin, AL 36264

Dates: September 29-October 28
Hours: Friday 2-5p.m.; Saturday 9a.m.-5p.m.; Sunday 1-5p.m.
Admission: 1 & under Free; $10 per person (2 and up); credit cards are accepted for admission, country store, and concessions
Contact: 256-302-1896

Enjoy a day on the farm with hayrides, petting farm, pipe slides, wagon train, tire crawl, hay bale maze, Loblolly nature trail, orchard, and more! Pumpkins are not included in the admission price and are priced as marked.

Old Baker Farm
1041 Farmingdale Rd.
Harpersville, AL 35078

Dates: September 29-October 31
Hours: Weekdays from 3p.m.-Dark; Saturday; Sunday 1p.m.-Dark
(Entrance Gate Closes Each Day at 5 p.m.)
Admission: 1 & under Free; $10 (cash or check only) per person (2 & up)
Contact: 205-672-7209

Take a hayride, pick a pumpkin, and enjoy our fun activities. On Saturday and Sunday, October 27 & 28, from 9a.m.-5p.m., enjoy the 2018 Cotton Pickin’ Celebration with exhibitors from all over the South showing their wares, including handmade Indian arts & crafts, blacksmithing, basket making, broom making, goat’s milk soap, and much more! Food, arts and crafts, and horseback rides are not included in the admission price.

Teshua Farms
3922 Westover Rd.
Westover, AL 35147

Dates: Weekends October 5-28
Hours: Fridays & Sundays 1-6p.m.; Saturdays 9a.m.-6p.m.
Admission: 1 & under Free; $10 (cash or credit card) person (2 and up)
Contact: 205-208-9259

2018 marks Teshua Farms’ first annual pumpkin patch, complete with a hay maze, petting zoo, straw slide, corn bins, tricycle tractor track, and more. Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch, and pick the perfect pumpkin.


Faye Whittemore Farms
1335 Forrester Rd.
Jasper, AL 35504

Dates: Weekends in October starting October 6th
Hours: Saturday 10a.m.-5p.m.; Sunday 1-5p.m.
Admission: $12 per person (credit/debit cards are accepted)
Contact: 205-522-4137

Enjoy a fun family trip to the farm and activities including a petting zoo, hay maze, moonwalk, inflatable slide, obstacle course, fishing hole, new pirate ship playground, and face painting. Finish with a hayride to the pumpkin patch to pick out the perfect pumpkin. Pumpkins are not included in the admission price and are priced at 30 cents per pound.

Griffin Farms Pumpkin Patch
826 Griffin Rd.
West Blocton, AL 35184

Dates: Open September 29 and every weekend in October
Hours: Saturday 9a.m.-6p.m; Sunday noon-6p.m.
Admission: 1 & under Free; $10 per person (2 and up); military personnel receive a 10% discount with military ID (cash or credit cards are accepted)
Contact: 205-535-0552

Pick one pumpkin per person, and enjoy the other activities including the animal farm, bouncy houses, a corn maze, hayrides, a playground, slides and swings, a hay mountain, 18-foot rock wall (first climb free/must be 8 or older), zip line (first climb free/must be 8 or older), fire truck, and much more! Pony rides, face painting, and concessions aren’t included in admission. Outside vendors are cash only.

Tuscaloosa Barnyard
11453 Turner Bridge Rd.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35406

Dates: Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays in September & October
Hours: September Friday & Saturday 10a.m.-2p.m.; September Sunday 1-5p.m.; October Friday, Saturday & Sunday 10a.m.-6p.m.
Admission: $15 per person, plus tax; buy tickets online or at the gate
Contact: 205-454-8841

Admission includes a pumpkin, animal feed for the farm animals, a milk bottle, bread for the ducks and fish, pony rides, cow milking station, jumping pillow, cow train, hayrides, a boat ride, and more!

Pumpkin Patches in Central Alabama

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Barry W. Smith
About The Author
- Barry is the managing editor of Babypalooza Magazine. She has over 20 years of magazine publishing experience. She is happily married to her husband of 22 years and is mother to two boys ages 18 and 15. And she loves tulips.