Pumpkin fields, corn mazes in the Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Fall has arrived in Kansas City, which means it’s time to fill your weekend with some of the season’s favorites.

More than a dozen farms in the area are ready for fall fun. They created wild corn mazes, planted hundreds of pumpkins and heated cider.

Whether you’re just looking to pick the perfect pumpkin for Halloween or just want to enjoy a day of family fun, there’s always a great option.

Here are 14 pumpkin patches and corn mazes you can’t miss in the Kansas City area:

(Please note: The prices below are generally for admission to the farm and its attractions; pumpkin prices are generally not included.)

KC Pumpkin Patch

This Olathe farm hosts a fall festival every weekend with over 50 attractions such as giant yard games, giant slides, farm animals, pumpkin bowling and more for all ages. Of course, you can also pick out the perfect pumpkin and enjoy food and drink.

  • When: Now through October. 30; Friday and Saturday 10am-8pm; Sunday 10am-6pm
  • Location: 13875 S. Gardner Road, Olathe, Kansas
  • Cost: Tickets start at $17.95

Weston Red Barn Farm

Last year, this Missouri farm was named one of the best pumpkin patches in America. On weekends, Weston Red Barn Farm celebrates fall festivals. Guests can take a hay wagon to a pumpkin patch, taste caramel apples and cider, and get lost in a corn maze. Find more details here.

  • When: Now through October. 31; 9am to 5pm daily
  • Location: 16300 Wilkerson Road, Weston, Missouri
  • Cost: Prices vary by activity

Lewisburg Cider Factory

While this Lewisburg farm is known for its cider and doughnuts, there’s plenty of fall fun beyond the annual CiderFest. The cider plant’s pumpkin patch and corn maze are open for weeks, and guests can also enjoy hay wagons, farm animals and games.

  • When: Now through October. 31; Monday-Thursday 8am-6pm; Friday and Saturday 8am-10pm; Sunday 9am-6pm
  • Location: 14730 K-68 Highway, Lewisburg, Kansas
  • Cost: $13-16

Caroline’s Pumpkin Patch

Carolyn’s Pumpkin Patch is usually a year-round farm, taking over in the fall. Guests will also find rides, games, pig races, live music and more. Carolyn’s also offers pumpkin donuts, kettle corn and fudge.

  • When: Now through October. 31; Sunday and Monday 10am-6pm; Thursday-Saturday 10am-7pm
  • Where: 17607 NE 52nd Street, Liberty, Missouri
  • Cost: From $16.95

Fun Farm Pumpkin Patch

Embark on a fall adventure at this 300-acre farm in Kearney. Happy Farm has over 30 attractions such as pumpkin picking, corn mazes, hay wagons, corn pits and plenty of photo opportunities. Buy tickets in advance to save money.

  • When: Now through October. 31; Monday, Thursday and Sunday 9am-7pm; Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9am-9pm
  • Location: 650 N. Jefferson St., Kearney
  • Cost: Weekday admission, $16 online/$20 admission; weekend admission, $21 online/$26 admission

johnson farm

It’s pumpkin season at Belton Johnson Farms. Take a wagon ride to the patch, play in the barn arcade, and more. Guests can also pick produce and sunflowers and shop for mums. Buy tickets online to save.

  • Hours: 10am to 6pm daily
  • Location: 17701 Holmes Road, Belton, Missouri
  • Cost: $15 weekdays; $17 weekends; children 2 and younger, free

Faulkner’s Ranch

If you’re looking for a day of family fun, you can find it at Faulkner Ranch. Access to the farm play area includes a petting farm, tons of games and rides, photo opportunities, a bounce house, and more. But if you just want to buy pumpkins, no admission is required. Find more details here.

  • When: Now through October. 30; Tuesday-Thursday 10am-7pm; Friday-Sunday 10am-6pm
  • Location: 10600 Raytown Road, Kansas City, Missouri
  • Cost: Admission starts at $13.50

Pumpkin Valley

The family-run Pumpkin Valley at Nova Equestrian Ranch is “designed with fall fun in mind”. Visitors can race through obstacles, fly down pumpkin slides, jump over bouncing houses or get lost in a hay maze. Trains, pony and hay rides are also available for an additional fee.

  • When: Now through October. 30; Friday 3-6pm; Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm
  • Location: 2807 NW Chipman Road, Lee’s Summit, Missouri
  • Cost: $15

Farmer’s Farm

This laid-back Lafayette County farm has your fall favorites: cider and doughnuts, giant pumpkins and moms, homemade fudge, and more. Find more details on their Facebook page.

  • Hours: Wednesday-Friday noon-5pm; Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 11am-6pm
  • Location: 9133 Farm Road, Lexington County, Missouri
  • Cost: $10, ages 4 and up; children 3 and under are free

Red Barn Ranch

Check out the Pumpkin Festival in October. 1 Or visit any weekend you want during Fall at Red Barn Ranch for live music, pumpkin picking, corn mazes and more games. Several weekends in October have themes like Farmer’s Day and Howl.

  • When: Now through October. 30; Friday 1-6pm; Saturday 10am-7pm; Sunday 10am-5pm
  • Location: 23111 S. Jefferson Parkway, Harrisonville, Missouri
  • Cost: $10 for ages 3 and up

Kirby Farm

Head to Wyandotte County for fall fun, including corn mazes, kid-sized ziplines, spooky houses, and more. Of course, there are plenty of pumpkins to pick at Kerby Farms. There are also discounts on weekends.

  • When: October 1-31; Friday and Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday noon-6pm
  • Location: 15943 158th Street, Bonner Springs, Kansas
  • Cost: $8 for ages 3 and up

Jilin Jie Orchard

Gieringers are known for their summer produce, but starting in October, it’s pumpkin time. Guests can also enjoy donuts, cider slush and soft serve ice cream. This year’s Corn Maze is dinosaur-themed with plenty of family-friendly games. At the farmers market, you can also find more produce, jams, salsa, and more.

  • Hours: Friday 10am-3pm; Saturday and Sunday 10am-6pm
  • Location: 39675 W. 183rd Street, Edgerton, Kansas
  • Cost: $10 Friday; $12 Saturday and Sunday

Liberty Corn Maze

Go on an adventure at Liberty Corn Maze. This local farm is known for its incredible designs, and this year was no exception. The maze’s theme this fall is “Visit Missouri.” Once cleared, head to Little Shucks Adventure Town, Village Shop, and other activities.

  • When: Now through October. 30; Friday 5am-11pm; Saturday 10am-11pm; Sunday 10am-6pm
  • Where: 17607 NE 52nd Street, Liberty, Missouri
  • Cost: $15.17, ages 13 and up; $13.28, children ages 3-12; free, children ages 2 and under

Shaq’s Pumpkin Patch

If you’re looking for an affordable fall fun option, look no further. Schaake’s in Lawrence combines the best of entertainment and education with free admission. Enjoy pumpkin picking, hay carts, playgrounds, farm animals and more. There’s also a gift shop and deals to satisfy your popcorn, slush and donut cravings.

  • When: Oct. 1-30; Monday-Thursday noon-6pm; Friday-Sunday 9am-6pm
  • Location: 1791 N. 1500 Road, Lawrence, Kansas
  • cost:

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