A list of farms and pumpkin patches to buy and pick pumpkins for Halloween close to Minneapolis and St. Paul in the Twin Cities metro area.
Call ahead to verify opening hours and directions, and to ensure that the farm has pumpkins before you travel. Pumpkin supply depends on the weather, the season and how busy the farm has been.
All kinds of pumpkins to pick, plus several varieties of apples, and corn maze, petting zoo and baked goods for sale.
14421 South 90th Street
Hastings, MN 55033
Lots of fall attractions at this popular farm include pick-your-own apples, petting zoo, maze, restaurant and an annual scarecrow festival. Take a tractor ride out to the pumpkin fields to pick your own pumpkins.
There is an admission charge during pumpkin season, through Halloween.
US Highway 169
501 East South Street
Belle Plaine, MN 56011
This apple orchard, about 40 minutes south of Minneapolis, also grows plenty of Halloween pumpkins.
Fireside Orchard & Gardens
2225 Lonsdale Boulevard
Northfield, MN 55057
This apple orchard has a pumpkin patch, plus a petting zoo, free hayrides, jumping castle and straw pile. Fall fun at its finest.
1080 County Road 92
Maple Plain, MN 55359
The pumpkin patch at this farm is open on the weekends.
9441 North 180th Street
Hugo, MN 55038
Take a hayride to the six acre pumpkin patch, or buy a pre-picked pumpkin. Also various varieties of apples, a petting zoo, a children's playground and maze.
4325 South 110th Street (County Road 78)
Hastings, MN 55033
Not just another apple orchard: this farm has a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, a corn maze, horse rides, live music and seasonal entertainment.
8251 Old Highway 169 Boulevard
Jordan, MN 55352
This apple orchard is a popular destination with lots of attractions, seasonal events and entertainment. Minnetonka Orchards has an entrance charge, but only at the weekends, so the thrifty can save by visiting during the week.
6530 County Road 26
Mound, MN 55364
Either buy a ready-picked pumpkin or pick your own from the pumpkin patch. There's a large variety of other hand-picked fruits and vegetables for sale too, and free hayrides.
12860 Old Brick Yard Road
Shakopee, MN 55379
Pine Tree Apple Orchard has pony rides, a corn maze and weekend entertainment for those visiting their pumpkin patch.
450 Apple Orchard Road
White Bear Lake, MN 55110