Crisp fall air and changing leaves are in store for the Pacific Northwest. Sweaters, cooler days, and an autumn breeze are all here, alongside some of the best seasonal festivities. Check out Snohomish County’s best pumpkin patches in 2021, where there is something fun for all to enjoy. Bring the family and venture out to the best farms in the area offering u-pick pumpkins, corn mazes, hayrides and all you expect to find only at the best local pumpkin patches. Rain or shine, the farms are ready to greet this season’s visitors.

Snohomish County pumpkin patches
Get lost in the 15-acre corn maze at Craven Farm. Photo courtesy: Craven Farm

Craven Farm
13817 Shorts School Road
September 18 – October 31
9:30 – 6 p.m. daily

Head out to Snohomish Valley’s original pumpkin patch, Craven Farm, where you will find a large selection of hand-chosen and u-pick pumpkins, a 15-acre corn maze, animal barn, mini-golf and more. Featuring 20 acres of pumpkins, jump on a hayride and pick your perfect pumpkin with unlimited rows to choose from. Also, stop in at the gift shop for fresh seasonal favorites and décor items. There is no entry fee to access the farm festival and no timed entry. Masks are required indoors and outside. Are you looking for a less crowded experience? Weekdays at Craven Farm are the best-kept secret, with short lines and a pumpkin field that feels all to yourself.

New this year are the delicious pumpkin cider donuts, available in the gift shop while supplies last. Head out for a nighttime adventure and experience the Night Owl Maze, open until 10 p.m. on select days. Check the farm’s website for a list of dates. Also, embark on some fun activities, including duck races, scarecrow making, and human foosball, all offered at the farm. Head to Craven Farm for an exciting fall adventure today.

Snohomish County pumpkin patches
Take a walk through the ripe apple orchards at Swan Trail Farms. Photo courtesy: Swan Trail Farms

Swan Trail Farms
7301 Rivershore Road
10 – 6 p.m. daily

Kicking off the Fall Festival on September 25, stop in at Swan Trail Farms nestled along the beautiful Snohomish River for fantastic family fun. This farm features an impressive pumpkin patch, Washington State corn maze, a u-pick apple orchard, petting farm, live duck races, live shows and more. Open daily until picked out, be sure to stop at the pick-your-own apple orchard, featuring five acres of delicious, mouth-watering Honeycrisp and Jonagold apples. Bring your camera as there are plenty of photo opportunities throughout the farm, including the giant hay pyramid. Gear up for 50 acres of pumpkins, large and small and sure to impress any pumpkin picker.

Purchase tickets online for access to all of the fun farm activities, including tractor pulls, the petting zoo, duck races, and more. Food, u-pick apples and pumpkins do not require a ticket purchase to enjoy. General admission starts at $13 for adults on weekdays and $18 on weekends. Admission for children under three is always free. Grab a seat for Farmer Ben’s famous Four Little Pig Show, and don’t forget to grab some delicious Fall treats to enjoy during the show. Bring the family today for a day packed full of festive excitement at Swan Trail Farms.

Snohomish County pumpkin patches
Millers Produce at Carleton Farm is full of delicious seasonal finds. Photo courtesy: Carleton Farm

Carleton Farm
630 Sunnyside Boulevard Southeast
Lake Stevens

Spend a low-key afternoon at Snohomish County’s no-frills pumpkin patch, Carleton Farm tucked away up north in Lake Stevens. They are offering traditional fall activities in a great atmosphere. Enjoy a pumpkin patch, farm animals, market store, concessions and free parking at no cost open to the public starting October 1. Also offering weekend activities, purchase tickets or wristbands to join in on the additional fun. Tickets are required to embark on the five-acre corn maze, paintball gallery, apple guns, hayride, and the kid’s bucket train. Grab a wristband for fun in the Game Zone and Kids Korral, offering tube slides, a kid-friendly zip swing, roller slides, and punch pumpkins. Tickets are reasonably priced at $20 for five tickets, $10 for two tickets, and $5 for Kids Korral and Game Zone entry.

Snohomish County pumpkin patches
Find pumpkins large and small at Carleton Farm. Photo courtesy: Carleton Farm

Be sure to stop at the farm market, Miller’s Produce at Carleton Farm, for all the best produce selections. With an emphasis on farm-fresh seasonal fruit and veggies, cheeses, meats, dairy, salsas and more, you are sure to find something delicious to enjoy on the farm or at home. For a complete list, check out the market’s offerings online.

Get ready for autumn with Snohomish County’s top pumpkin patches. With local farms and home-grown produce galore, there are plenty of family-friendly, nearby pumpkin patches to embark on the festivities. Come to one or check out all of this year’s best pumpkin patches, found only in the heart of Snohomish County. Go on a hayride, pick your own pumpkin, take home a treat from the market, and support local farms at this year’s pumpkin patches.

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