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York County Corn Mazes & Pumpkin Patches

By Sarah Frane Editor-Publisher Macaroni Kid York September 5, 2022

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 2021 Macaroni Kid South York 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.Brown's Orchard
Brown's Orchard has plenty of apples and pumpkins available at the Market for eating, baking, carving and decorating. 


8. Hooves and Honey Farm

In addition to the PYO Pumpkin Patch, your family can enjoy FREE wagon & tractor rides, visiting with Olive and Opal (the two Mules the farm rescued last year) as well as their equine pal's Ice and Chance. Hooves and Honey Farm also offers a large varsity of gourds, mums, hay bales, corn stalks, and their own fresh local honey for sale as well. 

Farms hours are Saturday 10-5 Sunday 12-5. Wagon/Tractor rides typically run on the hour or as needed during slower times.   

Location: 9424 Mt Zion Road, Glen Rock 


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: 

Petting Zoo

Corn Box

Slides

Mini Hay Bale Ride

Corn Cannon

Sand Diggers

Hay Bale Maze

Bucking Cow Ride

Trikes

Corn Maze

Pick your own Pumpkin

Barrel Ride

Hay Ride

Games & Food 

Dates:

September 24th & 25th 

October 1st,2nd, 8th,9th 15th, 16th,22, 23,29th and 30th 

Saturday Hours: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm 

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

Annual Fall Fest. Tickets will be available at the ticket booth on site. $6.00 for cash purchases, $7.00 for credit card purchases.


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. 


13.Whitecomb's Farm Market

The Whitecomb's Corn Maze is celebrating it's 50th year! Opening Day is September 3rd from 10am-4pm. For more info follow them on FB.

 

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