MIAMI, FL – Fall is just around the corner, which means Miami-area pumpkins are gearing up for the seasonal festivities.
Mid-September can be a great time to pick up pumpkins before the October rush. Plus, there are plenty of pumpkin patches that offer free hay rides, corn mazes, and games for the kids.
It’s best to call ahead in the field or check their website for guidelines and hours of operation related to coronaviruses.
Here are some of the best pumpkin farms in the Miami area to visit in 2021:
- Flamingo Road Nursery, 1655 S. Flamingo Road in Davie, hosts its annual Fall Festival from late September through the first week of November. This 10 acre garden center transforms into a fall paradise with corn stalks, hay bales, mums, pumpkins, scarecrows and fall colors everywhere you look. Each week features a different theme, including the Tomato Festival, Pepper Palooza, and Tropical Fruit Celebration.
- Santa’s garden, 9850 SW 24th Street in Miami, hosts an annual pumpkin patch October 10-31 with free photo ops, pumpkin carving pony rides, food trucks and more.
- Small Farm, 13401 SW 224th Street in Miami, hosts a fall pumpkin patch with pumpkins, pony rides, a children’s farm, a harvest market and more.
- Pinto’s farm, 14890 SW 216th Street in Miami, hosts its annual pumpkin patch from September 25 to October 31. Regular admission is $ 27.99 and includes a pumpkin, pedal boat ride, tractor ride, pony ride, guided tour to meet farm animals, magic show and more.
- The Berry Farm, 13720 SW 216th Street in Miami, hosts an annual Harvest Festival underway in the fall and a Halloween Harvest Night event on Halloween weekend. Attractions include pumpkins, corn maze, tractor ride, games (including corn hole, tic-tac-toe, shuffleboard, and checkers), and a large jumping pillow.