September 14, 2022

14 Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes in Greater Cincinnati You Should Visit This Fall

Fall is in the air and pumpkin spice is back at Starbucks so you know what that means...it's time to visit some Cincinnati farms. Pick your own pumpkins, get lost in a corn maze, drink fresh apple cider and take a wagon ride at these family-friendly spots. Keep scrolling for some seasonal inspiration.

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McGlasson Farms
5832 Hebron Rd., Hebron, Kentucky. Open daily. 
This roadside farm has been family-owned for six generations, serving fresh-grown fruits and vegetables from the farm. The farm, which is open from July through November, offers produce such as berries, green beans and sweet corn. During the fall, the farm specializes in apples, apple cider, gourds, potatoes and classic pumpkins. During the fall season, the farm hosts an annual Fall Music Festival, with live bluegrass performances and fall festivities near the Ohio River.

McGlasson Farms

5832 Hebron Rd., Hebron, Kentucky. Open daily.
This roadside farm has been family-owned for six generations, serving fresh-grown fruits and vegetables from the farm. The farm, which is open from July through November, offers produce such as berries, green beans and sweet corn. During the fall, the farm specializes in apples, apple cider, gourds, potatoes and classic pumpkins. During the fall season, the farm hosts an annual Fall Music Festival, with live bluegrass performances and fall festivities near the Ohio River.
Blooms & Berries Farm Market
9669 S. State Route 48, Loveland. Sept. 17-Oct. 31.
The all-inclusive farm fest at Blooms & Berries features a 5-acre corn maze, a pumpkin bounce pad, hayrides through the pumpkin patch, a kids play area, train rides and friendly farm animals. Snack on caramel apples or fresh apple cider, peruse fall decor, and in September, take a selfie in a blooming field of sunflowers. A weekend craft beer garden is open starting at noon Fridays through Sundays. Check the online calendar for special events.

Blooms & Berries Farm Market

9669 S. State Route 48, Loveland. Sept. 17-Oct. 31.
The all-inclusive farm fest at Blooms & Berries features a 5-acre corn maze, a pumpkin bounce pad, hayrides through the pumpkin patch, a kids play area, train rides and friendly farm animals. Snack on caramel apples or fresh apple cider, peruse fall decor, and in September, take a selfie in a blooming field of sunflowers. A weekend craft beer garden is open starting at noon Fridays through Sundays. Check the online calendar for special events.
Neltner's Farm
6922 Four Mile Rd., Melbourne, Kentucky. Open daily. Fall Fest Sept. 23-Oct. 31
Located in the rolling hills of Northern Kentucky, this family-owned farm has been offering seasonal, fresh produce and beautiful views for over a century. The farm hosts an annual Fall Fest which kicks off Sept. 23 and lasts until Halloween. In addition to their pick-your-own pumpkin patch, visitors can enjoy a petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon rides, corn mazes and more.

Neltner's Farm

6922 Four Mile Rd., Melbourne, Kentucky. Open daily. Fall Fest Sept. 23-Oct. 31
Located in the rolling hills of Northern Kentucky, this family-owned farm has been offering seasonal, fresh produce and beautiful views for over a century. The farm hosts an annual Fall Fest which kicks off Sept. 23 and lasts until Halloween. In addition to their pick-your-own pumpkin patch, visitors can enjoy a petting zoo, horse-drawn wagon rides, corn mazes and more.
Shaw Farms Market
1737 State Route 131, Milford. Open daily through Oct. 31. Pumpkin Times begin Sept. 24
This farm is family-friendly with things to do for all ages during Pumpkin Times, which runs through the end of October. There are horse-drawn hayrides, a massive corn maze, an interactive playground, live music and more. Pick your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch or head to the produce barn to enjoy apples — and fresh-pressed apple cider — straight from the orchard. Some activities require tickets, available for purchase online.

Shaw Farms Market

1737 State Route 131, Milford. Open daily through Oct. 31. Pumpkin Times begin Sept. 24
This farm is family-friendly with things to do for all ages during Pumpkin Times, which runs through the end of October. There are horse-drawn hayrides, a massive corn maze, an interactive playground, live music and more. Pick your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch or head to the produce barn to enjoy apples — and fresh-pressed apple cider — straight from the orchard. Some activities require tickets, available for purchase online.
Brown's Family Farm Market
11620 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 17-Oct. 30 
This family market is open daily and on Saturdays and Sundays Sept. 17-Oct. 30 there are hayrides plus a pumpkin patch where you can pick your own gourds, as well as visit a corn maze and farm animals. There's a barrel train, food trucks, picnic areas and apples, apple butter, cider and caramel apples to munch on. Mums, cornstalks, gourds and other produce are available seven days a week at the market area.

Brown's Family Farm Market

11620 Hamilton Cleves Road, Hamilton. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 17-Oct. 30
This family market is open daily and on Saturdays and Sundays Sept. 17-Oct. 30 there are hayrides plus a pumpkin patch where you can pick your own gourds, as well as visit a corn maze and farm animals. There's a barrel train, food trucks, picnic areas and apples, apple butter, cider and caramel apples to munch on. Mums, cornstalks, gourds and other produce are available seven days a week at the market area.
Hidden Valley Orchards
5474 OH-48, Lebanon. Open Wednesdays-Sundays weekly. 
This fruit farm (formerly Hidden Valley Fruit Farm) got a makeover in 2018 as Hidden Valley Orchards with a coffee bar, bakery, taproom, and the COOP Ice Cream barn. Fill up on all things apple — cider, donuts, cobbler, fritters and more. For more family fun, pick a pumpkin or take a hayride when the patch opens up. Check the website to plan for upcoming events and see the U-pick schedule.

Hidden Valley Orchards

5474 OH-48, Lebanon. Open Wednesdays-Sundays weekly.
This fruit farm (formerly Hidden Valley Fruit Farm) got a makeover in 2018 as Hidden Valley Orchards with a coffee bar, bakery, taproom, and the COOP Ice Cream barn. Fill up on all things apple — cider, donuts, cobbler, fritters and more. For more family fun, pick a pumpkin or take a hayride when the patch opens up. Check the website to plan for upcoming events and see the U-pick schedule.
Country Pumpkins 
1835 Sherman Mt. Zion Rd., Dry Ridge, Kentucky. Open daily through Oct. 30
Country Pumpkins began selling single pumpkins by the road back in 2000 on the Alpine Hills Dairy Farm. Now, the business has turned into a fall destination, complete with a fall festival and tour. Open now through Oct. 30, Country Pumpkins boasts a festival with farm animals, a corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin picking, vendors and more.

Country Pumpkins

1835 Sherman Mt. Zion Rd., Dry Ridge, Kentucky. Open daily through Oct. 30
Country Pumpkins began selling single pumpkins by the road back in 2000 on the Alpine Hills Dairy Farm. Now, the business has turned into a fall destination, complete with a fall festival and tour. Open now through Oct. 30, Country Pumpkins boasts a festival with farm animals, a corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin picking, vendors and more.
Evans Orchard Cider Mill 
198 Stone Road, Georgetown, Kentucky. Open Tuesday-Sunday through the end of fall.
This fifth-generation family farm and cider mill grows apples, peaches, pumpkins and more — many of which you can pick yourself. U-pick pumpkin season starts in September and goes through the end of October; pick up a bag and an orchard map in the store and then purchase your picks by weight. Other fall fun includes a petting zoo, hayride, corn maze and mega slide. Visit the market and cafe for tasty treats.
Photo: Tony Frank

Evans Orchard Cider Mill

198 Stone Road, Georgetown, Kentucky. Open Tuesday-Sunday through the end of fall.
This fifth-generation family farm and cider mill grows apples, peaches, pumpkins and more — many of which you can pick yourself. U-pick pumpkin season starts in September and goes through the end of October; pick up a bag and an orchard map in the store and then purchase your picks by weight. Other fall fun includes a petting zoo, hayride, corn maze and mega slide. Visit the market and cafe for tasty treats.
Niederman Family Farm
5110 Lesourdsville West Chester Road, Liberty Township. Open Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 23-Oct. 30
Find your way through a corn maze, go on a hayride, or let the little ones enjoy time with barnyard animals. Or, walk to the pumpkin paradise to select your own pumpkin (priced by size), or indulge in some cinnamon-sugar donuts, caramel apples or apple cider. Guests can also rent bonfire pits with benches. Niederman lights the bonfire, you provide the snacks to roast over the open flame.

Niederman Family Farm

5110 Lesourdsville West Chester Road, Liberty Township. Open Thursday-Sunday, Sept. 23-Oct. 30
Find your way through a corn maze, go on a hayride, or let the little ones enjoy time with barnyard animals. Or, walk to the pumpkin paradise to select your own pumpkin (priced by size), or indulge in some cinnamon-sugar donuts, caramel apples or apple cider. Guests can also rent bonfire pits with benches. Niederman lights the bonfire, you provide the snacks to roast over the open flame.
Schappacher Farms
3068 W. State Route 73, Wilmington. Open Saturdays and Sundays. Sept. 17-Oct. 31.
This family-owned Wilmington farm is the ultimate one-stop-shop for fall fun. Situated on over 50 acres of land, the farm offers pick-your-own pumpkins, farm animal visits, free hayrides, a corn maze, apple cider, caramel apples and apple slushies.

Schappacher Farms

3068 W. State Route 73, Wilmington. Open Saturdays and Sundays. Sept. 17-Oct. 31.
This family-owned Wilmington farm is the ultimate one-stop-shop for fall fun. Situated on over 50 acres of land, the farm offers pick-your-own pumpkins, farm animal visits, free hayrides, a corn maze, apple cider, caramel apples and apple slushies.