The 6 Best Pumpkin Patches in Louisiana!

There is no better way to kick off autumn than by spending a beautiful day with the family enjoying the crisp weather the season provides. Here in Louisiana, that means we finally get to beat the heat, look forward to fall cuisine, and the beloved Halloween holiday. If you're looking to decorate your front porch, make the perfect jack-o-lantern with the kids, or simply enjoy the weather, here are the best pumpkin patches in Louisiana.

Mrs. Heather's Pumpkin Patch, Hammond, LA

Open from Sept. 23 to Nov. 8, this famous pumpkin patch is open seven days a week during its seasonal debut. Not only can families pick a pumpkin directly from the field, but you can also hear Mrs. Heather herself explain how pumpkins grow. Zip lines, jumping pillows, duck races, nature trails, and many more outdoor activities are provided by the farm for good fun entertainment. On the weekends guests are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and paint their pumpkins with others.

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Curry Farms, Start, LA

This fourth generation farm started in the mid-1800s and is home to one of the most notable pumpkin patches in Richland parish. The patch is open from Sept. 29 to Nov. 4 The $10 admission fee is money well spent that includes a giant climbing spider web, bounce pillow, corn maze, and tons of fun attractions for kids and adults alike. Grab a cup of Bill's world-famous fresh lemonade or use one of their fire pits to cook your own lunch!

DixieMaze Farms, Shreveport, LA

This live-on-the-vine patch is the only one for miles around. You can come and pick your perfect pumpkin from a real growing field of pumpkins for an authentic rural experience. The patch closes at dark every day during their fall season, but the farm offers an array of other activities including a haunted maze and a Halloween festival on Halloween!

Anderson Farms, Leesville, LA

This cash-only pumpkin patch is open to the public on weekends and includes a public hayride to the pumpkin patch. In the bar, pumpkins are priced based on size and variety. For the comfort of all guests, smoking is prohibited. This patch is open during the entire month of October!

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Barn Hill Preserve, Ethel, LA

Open on weekends throughout October, this is a must-visit pumpkin patch in Louisiana! There is a range of events that can be enjoyed by the whole family. Hayrides and a seasonal corn maze provide for fall fun, while face painting, animal encounters, and educational keeper talks also make for priceless good times. 

Jefferson United Methodist Church, Baton Rouge, LA

Being the largest mission project for this church, all proceeds of this pumpkin patch are donated directly to their local missions as well as their youth mission trip. The patch is open seven days a week from Oct. 11 to 28. On Oct. 28, the church holds their annual Picnic in the Patch event after the 10:30 a.m. service.

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