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York County Corn Mazes & Pumpkin Patches

By Sarah Frane Editor-Publisher Macaroni Kid York September 8, 2021

As soon as the weather turns cool and the leaves begin to change children all across York County are eager to pick their own pumpkins, taking a hayride and visiting our local corn mazes too!  To help ensure you don't miss any of our local fall attractions we’ve created a list below! Happy picking and enjoy getting lost in the many local corn mazes York County has to offer!

1.Maize Quest Fun Park
Maize Quest Fun Park was named the 2019 Macaroni Kid Best Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze by our local subscribers and we can see why! In addition to their Pumpkin Patch and Giant Corn Maze, Maize Quest offers a Jump Zone, a trackless train and over 30 other attractions that are sure to entertain your children for hours!

2.Family Tree Farm 
From the PYO Pumpkin Patch to PYO apples and the corn maze, there's a ton of fun Fall fun waiting for you at the Family Tree Farm!


3.
Orchard Valley Farm (Formerly known as the Brown's Orchard PYO Farm)

Orchard Valley Farm is a PYO farm located on 98 acres in southern Pennsylvania, growing strawberries, black raspberries, sweet cherries, 22 varieties of apples, 8 varieties of peaches, and an assortment of pumpkins. Call the picking line (717) 850-0079 for what’s ripe and the current field report. See you on the farm! 


4.Miller Plant Farm

Bring your family to Miller Plant Farm for a day of Fall fun in the pick-your-own pumpkin patch where you can select your very own pumpkin and enjoy scenic views! 


5. Shaw Orchard
Every Saturday in late Sept - October from 10am-4pm, Shaw's Orchard offers hayrides through the orchards to the pumpkin patch. 


6.Flinchbaugh’s Orchard
In addition to their PYO Pumpkin Patch, your family can enjoy a corn maze, Sunflowers, PYO apples, and other fun kid's activities every weekend September-October.


7.Sunset Valley Dairy 

2021 Amish Horse Drawn  Dates  & Times Coming Soon!  

Sunset Valley Dairy will be offering Amish Horse Drawn Hay Rides to their pumpkin patch and corn maze.  Sunset Valley Dairy is a working Amish Farm and visitors can enjoy farm tours and purchase various produce, food, and dairy items.  Thursday and Fridays are available for field trips and groups by appointment. Please call 717-945-8054 to schedule your group. 

8.Brown's Orchard
Brown's Orchard has plenty of apples and pumpkins available at the Market for eating, baking, carving and decorating. 


9. Smyser's Farm Fall Festival Days 

Put on your pumpkin picking pants and join us for a day full of family fun on the Farm! 

Activities include: 

Pumpkin Patch 

Corn Maze 

Petting Zoo 

Dates:

September 25th & 26th 

October 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 30th, and 31st 

Saturday Hours: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 

Sunday Hours: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

You may enter until 4 pm we CLOSE all activities at 5 pm. 

Pet-Friendly Days September 26th and October 31st, please have your pets leased at all times and clean up after them. 


10. Paulus Mt Airy Orchard

Come celebrate a traditional fall harvest season on the farm. It’s old-fashioned family fun in scenic York County, Pennsylvania. Come for the corn maze, apple-picking and pumpkin-picking (weekends), seasonal produce and farm-fresh goodies from Karen’s Kitchen

PLEASE NOTE: Due to limited staffing we are doing TIMED TICKETING this Fall. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Tickets will only be available on-site if we are not sold out online.

PlayLand open Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays through October 31st, 2021
*Friday 9am-6pm
Saturday 9am-6pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm
Labor Day & Columbus Day 12pm-5pm

*Friday admission does not include large corn maze, cow train rides, or tractor-pulled wagon rides.

General PlayLand Admission (ages 3 and up) includes One Mega Slide Ride and One Jumping Pillow Time.
Get Your Tickets!


11. Barefoot Farm

PUMPKIN SEASON at Barefoot Farm is a lot of fun, and quite simple. We welcome you to enjoy our farm with friends and family, making lasting memories, as you pick your favorite pumpkins fresh from our fields. We supply clippers for you to cut the pumpkins from the vine, as well as small wagons to transport your pumpkins back to your vehicle. If you want corn shocks for fall decorating, you can make your own, using the pre-cut corn stalks and string that we provide. You'll find  pumpkins in many varieties, shapes and colors. We grow a variety of gourds and tiny pumpkins as well.

REMEMBER to BRING CASH or check for payment, since our store is not open with credit card access in the fall, and pumpkins are self-serve. 


12.Raab's Fruit Farm

Raab’s offers PYO cherries, peaches, apples, thornless blackberries, pumpkins, and gourds

Raab’s is located at 209 Fruitlyn Dr., Dallastown, PA. 

 

For more  Fall Fun be sure to check out our events calendar.  

For Fall Fun in the surrounding areas be sure to check out :

Macaroni Kid Gettysburg-Hanover

Macaroni Kid Harrisburg West Shore