There is nothing like autumn in Wisconsin. As the leaves begin to change and a chill arrives in the air, welcome the fall season by visiting local pumpkin patches and farms that are just a short car trip away. Many of the listed Pumpkin Farms feature additional activities like pumpkin bowling, corn mazes, treats & baked goods, or even a petting zoo! Below are ten of our favorite places to find the perfect pumpkin in the Milwaukee area.
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Our Top Picks for Milwaukee Pumpkin Farms
Basse’s Taste of Country – Colgate
Description: This place will satisfy all ages as there are a plethora of things to do! Enjoy a hayride out to our pumpkin patch to pick-your-own pumpkin, challenge yourself in the corn maze, and enjoy many new and fun-filled family activities during the fall! They have 35+ fun fall activities that the entire family can enjoy. Fall decorations and produce are also available.
Cedarburg Creek Farm – Cedarburg
Description: This is a great affordable option for the family. In addition to the pumpkin patch and corn maze (a separate fee for the maze), kids can enjoy a petting zoo and hayrides! They have a full kitchen open to order food for the family and have a great selection of fall produce and local apples.
Elegant Farmer – Mukwonago
Description: Select your perfect pumpkin from the patch and enjoy a tractor-pulled hayride. Elegant Farmer offers fun activities for all ages, including pony rides, train rides, and a five-acre corn maze. Stick around to try some specialty foods, including warm cider donuts, pulled pork, and make your own caramel apples!
Lindner Pumpkin Farm – New Berlin
Description: Meet the goats, mini-pigs, llamas, mini-horses, bunnies, and more! Kiddos can enjoy unlimited playtime on the Giant Slide, Olde Tyme Playground, Corn Maze, Scarecrow Speedway pedal tractor racetrack, and Li’l Punkin Playground. A wide variety of fall produce is also available.
Creekside Valley Farm – Mequon
Description: Creekside farms specializes in hay and pumpkin sales. Get lost in their corn maze and visit with the many farm animals. Fall decor and produce are for sale as well as peddle tractors, swings, and pumpkin games for the kids.
Schuett Farms – Mukwonago
Description: Here you can pick your own pumpkin, explore the corn maze, and enjoy giant slide and hayrides. Schuett Farms feature items are sweet corn, all-natural beef, and maple syrup. They will offer a nighttime flashlight maze on select weekends; check the website for current details.
Green Meadows Petting Farm – East Troy
Description: While Green Meadows is mainly a petting farm, they also have a pumpkin patch where you can check all the boxes for fall fun. Enjoy endless outdoor playground type activities, feed animals, and hop on the hayride or pony ride! If you haven’t already been, this is definitely a great spot to bring the whole family for memories galore.
Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm – West Bend
Description: Fun for all ages at this pumpkin farm! Little ones will enjoy a petting zoo, safari trail, tractor rides, and corn maze. Much older kiddos (15+) and adults can get in the spirit with their haunted corn mazes after dark and mingle around a bonfire.
Barthel Fruit Farm – Mequon
Description: If you’re looking for just simple pumpkins, Barthel Fruit Farm has you covered. Choose from already picked pumpkins or pick your own in their patch. Plenty of apples and fall produce available too. Don’t forget to visit their greenhouse and bakery too!
Buffalo Bill’s Pumpkin Farm – Franklin
Description: Offering pre-picked and pick-your-own pumpkins, gourds, and flowers of all shapes, sizes, and colors! Thousands to pick from and so much fun to spend the day in the country and find your perfect fall decorations. Fun for the whole family when you visit the pedal cart track, pumpkin bowling, corn pit, play area, hiking trail, petting zoo and more. All at no charge!
Schuster’s Farm – Deerfield
Description: Celebrating 30 years of fall fun! Enjoy our awesome animals, fantastic farm activities, delectable eats & treats, lip-licking specialty drinks, wine & beer, anniversary corn maze, beautiful hayride, and perfect pumpkin patch! Our farm blends nature, agriculture and pure entertainment in a manner uniquely its own. We have farmtastic attractions for the perfect autumn adventure, whether weekdays or weekends are your pleasure. *New for 2023 WEDNESDAY Family Fun Night* Join us Wednesday nights in October for fall fun with the jumping pillow, kiddie zipline, and apple cannons open, PLUS pig races and pumpkin cannon shoot.