Four of the best local pumpkin patches

With the autumn season officially in full swing, there’s no better way to celebrate than to spend time with friends and family at a local pumpkin patch. Here are some local pumpkin patches to kick off fall festivities.

Gieringer’s Family Orchard & Berry Farm – Edgerton, KS

Gieringer’s Family Orchard is located just outside Baldwin City with an admission cost of $10 per person. (Credit: Gieringer’s Family Orchard & Berry Farm)

Located just outside of Baldwin City, Gieringer’s Family Orchard & Berry Farm hosts a plethora of activities during the fall season. Not only do they have a large selection of pumpkins, but they offer intricate corn mazes, local food trucks, and fun activities for kids and kids at heart. It’s the perfect place to ring in the fall season for all ages. Admission price is $10 per person.

Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch – Lawrence, KS

Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch is located in Lawrence, KS and is free of admission. (Credit: Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch)

Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch is a staple attraction in Lawrence during autumn. It has a long and rich history spanning 40 years and offers unique attractions for visitors. Guests can attempt the spooky hay maze or go on a hayride to pick pumpkins. There are also a variety of farm animals that guests can visit. It’s a fun place for children and adults alike. Admission price is free.

Kansas City Pumpkin Patch – Olathe, KS

KC Pumpkin Patch is located in Olathe, KS and includes KC Winery for visitors over 21. (Credit: Kansas City Pumpkin Patch)

From pumpkin picking to duck races to apple cannons, the Kansas City Pumpkin Patch has it all. Their annual Fall Festival gives guests access to dozens of attractions and delicious food and drinks. Visitors over 21 can also enjoy drinks from the KC Winery onsite. It’s the one-stop destination for all things fall. Admission to the pumpkin patch is $15.95 per person.

Louisburg Cider Mill – Louisburg, KS

Louisburg Cider Mill features their famous cider donuts and apple cider and is located in Louisburg KS. (Credit: LouisBurg Cider Mill )

You’ve heard of their famous cider donuts and apple cider, but the Louisburg Cider Mill is home to so much more than their fan-favorite refreshments. Guests can enjoy an endless number of attractions across the property, including hay wagon rides, an orchard trail, and of course access to their 10-acre pumpkin patch. It’s a classic Kansas City fall attraction. Admission to the family farm is $8.99 per person Monday through Thursday, and $12.99 per person Friday through Sunday.

While it may be known as the Sunflower State, Kansas has its fair share of falling leaves and pumpkin patches during the autumn months. These local attractions are perfect places to ring in the fall season.