September 24, 2021

15 Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes in Cincinnati

Pick your own pumpkins, get lost in a corn maze, drink fresh apple cider and take a wagon ride at these family-friendly area farms.

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Blooms & Berries Farm Market & Garden Center
The all-inclusive farm fest at Blooms & Berries features an FC Cincinnati-inspired 5-acre corn maze, a pumpkin bounce pad, hayrides through the pumpkin patch, kids play area, train rides and friendly farm animals (get up close and personal with these cuties for only $1.50 extra). 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.
9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. Through Oct. 31. $10.95 Monday-Friday; $14.95 Saturday-Sunday; $29.95 season pass (weekdays only); free for kids 2 and under.  9669 S. State Route 48, Loveland, bloomsandberries.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/bloomsandberries

Blooms & Berries Farm Market & Garden Center

The all-inclusive farm fest at Blooms & Berries features an FC Cincinnati-inspired 5-acre corn maze, a pumpkin bounce pad, hayrides through the pumpkin patch, kids play area, train rides and friendly farm animals (get up close and personal with these cuties for only $1.50 extra). 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. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. daily. Through Oct. 31. $10.95 Monday-Friday; $14.95 Saturday-Sunday; $29.95 season pass (weekdays only); free for kids 2 and under. 9669 S. State Route 48, Loveland, bloomsandberries.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/bloomsandberries
McGlasson Farms
This sixth-generation family-owned and -operated vegetable and fruit stand features produce to purchase on site, or you can even pick your own. Apples, apple cider, caramel apples, sunflowers, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, sweet corn and more are available for purchase. Or you can head out into the patch to pick your own pumpkin; they have both orange and white. They are also offering U-pick apples this year. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9-a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission. 5832 River Road, Hebron, mcglassonfarms.com.
Photo: McGlasson Farms' Facebook

McGlasson Farms

This sixth-generation family-owned and -operated vegetable and fruit stand features produce to purchase on site, or you can even pick your own. Apples, apple cider, caramel apples, sunflowers, pumpkins, sweet potatoes, tomatoes, sweet corn and more are available for purchase. Or you can head out into the patch to pick your own pumpkin; they have both orange and white. They are also offering U-pick apples this year. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 9-a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Free admission. 5832 River Road, Hebron, mcglassonfarms.com.
Photo: McGlasson Farms' Facebook
Neltner’s Farm  
Neltner’s 2021 Fall Fest will be held Sept. 25-Oct. 31. Weekdays, you can head to the pumpkin patch, explore a 3-acre corn maze, visit the petting zoo, ride the barrel train or shop the fall farm stand. All weekday activities are available on weekends with bonus craft vendors and artisans, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music, tastings from local wineries, homemade ice cream and food from Four Mile Pig. Concerts take place 1:30-4:30 p.m. and you can find the full schedule of performers online. Leashed pets allowed. 
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Through Oct. 31. $5 weekends; free weekdays (not all activities are available); some events and activities cost an additional fee. 6922 Four Mile Road, Melbourne, neltnersfarm.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/NeltnersFarm

Neltner’s Farm

Neltner’s 2021 Fall Fest will be held Sept. 25-Oct. 31. Weekdays, you can head to the pumpkin patch, explore a 3-acre corn maze, visit the petting zoo, ride the barrel train or shop the fall farm stand. All weekday activities are available on weekends with bonus craft vendors and artisans, horse-drawn wagon rides, live music, tastings from local wineries, homemade ice cream and food from Four Mile Pig. Concerts take place 1:30-4:30 p.m. and you can find the full schedule of performers online. Leashed pets allowed. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Through Oct. 31. $5 weekends; free weekdays (not all activities are available); some events and activities cost an additional fee. 6922 Four Mile Road, Melbourne, neltnersfarm.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/NeltnersFarm
Hidden Valley Orchards
This 60-year-old fruit farm (formerly Hidden Valley Fruit Farm) got a makeover in 2018 as Hidden Valley Orchards with a coffee bar, bakery, The Crate Room taproom, and the COOP Ice Cream barn. Fill up on all things apple — cider, dumplings, cobbler, fritters, and donuts — pick a pumpkin, take a hayride and find more family fun every weekend in September and October. Check the website to plan for upcoming events and see the weekly menu. There’s a Fall Comfort Food Cooking Class Oct. 5, a Pumpkin Palooza Week starting Oct. 8 and HVO Fall Family Fun Fest Oct. 23-24. Noon-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. 5474 State Route 48, Lebanon, hiddenvalleyorchards.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/HiddenValleyOrchards

Hidden Valley Orchards

This 60-year-old fruit farm (formerly Hidden Valley Fruit Farm) got a makeover in 2018 as Hidden Valley Orchards with a coffee bar, bakery, The Crate Room taproom, and the COOP Ice Cream barn. Fill up on all things apple — cider, dumplings, cobbler, fritters, and donuts — pick a pumpkin, take a hayride and find more family fun every weekend in September and October. Check the website to plan for upcoming events and see the weekly menu. There’s a Fall Comfort Food Cooking Class Oct. 5, a Pumpkin Palooza Week starting Oct. 8 and HVO Fall Family Fun Fest Oct. 23-24. Noon-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday. Free admission. 5474 State Route 48, Lebanon, hiddenvalleyorchards.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/HiddenValleyOrchards
Shaw Farms Market
This farm is family-friendly with things to do for all ages during fall Pumpkin Times, which runs through the end of October. There are horse-drawn or tractor-drawn hayrides, a 15-acre corn maze, an interactive playground, live Bluegrass music and pedal cart races. 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.
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 31. Pricing is a la carte but bundles include a $46 family fun pack or $15 bundle (tractor ride, corn maze, pedal kart and barrel train). 1731 State Route 131, Milford, shawfarms.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/shawfarmsmarket

Shaw Farms Market

This farm is family-friendly with things to do for all ages during fall Pumpkin Times, which runs through the end of October. There are horse-drawn or tractor-drawn hayrides, a 15-acre corn maze, an interactive playground, live Bluegrass music and pedal cart races. 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. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 31. Pricing is a la carte but bundles include a $46 family fun pack or $15 bundle (tractor ride, corn maze, pedal kart and barrel train). 1731 State Route 131, Milford, shawfarms.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/shawfarmsmarket
Country Pumpkins
Country Pumpkins' fall festival features hayrides, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn maze and more on the 25-acre dairy farm. Some activities are free and some are ticketed. Without a ticket, you can visit farm animals, explore a kiddie corn maze or hay pyramid or purchase your own pumpkins and other fall decor. A new Pumpkin Ridge package is available, featuring two carving pumpkins, visits with baby calves, a corn launcher and play area at $25 per family. 
4-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 2-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 31. 1835 Sherman Mount Zion Road, Dry Ridge, countrypumpkinsky.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/CountryPumpkins

Country Pumpkins

Country Pumpkins' fall festival features hayrides, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, petting zoo, corn maze and more on the 25-acre dairy farm. Some activities are free and some are ticketed. Without a ticket, you can visit farm animals, explore a kiddie corn maze or hay pyramid or purchase your own pumpkins and other fall decor. A new Pumpkin Ridge package is available, featuring two carving pumpkins, visits with baby calves, a corn launcher and play area at $25 per family. 4-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 2-7 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday; noon-5 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 31. 1835 Sherman Mount Zion Road, Dry Ridge, countrypumpkinsky.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/CountryPumpkins
Kinman Farms
The 15th-annual Fall Fest features a special "Fall Fest Adventure" package for $11, and includes a hayride, bonfire, a Great Pumpkin Express train ride, a 5-acre corn maze, a carnival tent, live bands, laser tag, a tunnel slide and straw pyramid. Visits with barn animals and free front-of-farm activities — including fall produce for purchase — are included. If you're hungry, visit Kinman's Grill for everything from bratts and funnel cake to caramel apples and s'mores kits. For something more substantial, checkout the Farmhouse Kitchen for special country ham sandwiches. Kinman is open during the week for sales of items including pumpkins, mums, gourds and straw, but Fall Fest activities only take place on weekends.
9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Sept. 18-Oct. 31. $11 Fall Fest Adventure package. 4175 Burlington Pike, Burlington, kinmanfarm.com.
Photo: Kinman Farms Facebook

Kinman Farms

The 15th-annual Fall Fest features a special "Fall Fest Adventure" package for $11, and includes a hayride, bonfire, a Great Pumpkin Express train ride, a 5-acre corn maze, a carnival tent, live bands, laser tag, a tunnel slide and straw pyramid. Visits with barn animals and free front-of-farm activities — including fall produce for purchase — are included. If you're hungry, visit Kinman's Grill for everything from bratts and funnel cake to caramel apples and s'mores kits. For something more substantial, checkout the Farmhouse Kitchen for special country ham sandwiches. Kinman is open during the week for sales of items including pumpkins, mums, gourds and straw, but Fall Fest activities only take place on weekends. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Sunday. Sept. 18-Oct. 31. $11 Fall Fest Adventure package. 4175 Burlington Pike, Burlington, kinmanfarm.com.
Photo: Kinman Farms Facebook
Evans Orchard Cider Mill
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, mega slide and corn bins to play in instead of sandboxes. Visit the market and cafe for tasty treats, including apple cider donuts. 
9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Prices vary depending on activity. 198 Stone Road, Georgetown, Kentucky, evansorchard.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/EvansOrchard

Evans Orchard Cider Mill

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, mega slide and corn bins to play in instead of sandboxes. Visit the market and cafe for tasty treats, including apple cider donuts. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon-6 p.m. Sunday. Prices vary depending on activity. 198 Stone Road, Georgetown, Kentucky, evansorchard.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/EvansOrchard
Niederman Family Farm
This the 20th fall season for the Niederman Family Farm! Tickets to Fall Fun on the Farm include access to the 4-acre corn maze, hayrides, a tractor play area, duck races, pipe swings, ball zones and more. Walk to the pumpkin paradise to select your own pumpkin (priced by size), or indulge in some cinnamon-sugar donuts, kettle corn, pumpkin butter, caramel apples, roasted nuts and apple cider. Guests can also rent bonfire pits with benches. Niederman lights the bonfire, you provide the snacks to roast over the open flame. Purchase timed admission tickets online in advance.
Through Oct. 31. $13; free ages 2 and under. 5110 Lesourdsville West Chester Road, Hamilton, niedermanfamilyfarm.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/NiedermanFamilyFarm

Niederman Family Farm

This the 20th fall season for the Niederman Family Farm! Tickets to Fall Fun on the Farm include access to the 4-acre corn maze, hayrides, a tractor play area, duck races, pipe swings, ball zones and more. Walk to the pumpkin paradise to select your own pumpkin (priced by size), or indulge in some cinnamon-sugar donuts, kettle corn, pumpkin butter, caramel apples, roasted nuts and apple cider. Guests can also rent bonfire pits with benches. Niederman lights the bonfire, you provide the snacks to roast over the open flame. Purchase timed admission tickets online in advance. Through Oct. 31. $13; free ages 2 and under. 5110 Lesourdsville West Chester Road, Hamilton, niedermanfamilyfarm.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/NiedermanFamilyFarm
Schappacher Farms
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. 
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Through Oct. 31. Free admission; $2 train rides. 3068 W. State Route 73, Wilmington, schappacherfarms.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/SchappacherFarms

Schappacher Farms

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. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Through Oct. 31. Free admission; $2 train rides. 3068 W. State Route 73, Wilmington, schappacherfarms.com.
Photo: Facebook.com/SchappacherFarms