Other than cooler temps, which are definitely coming, I can't think of anything that screams fall more than pumpkins, hayrides, and corn mazes!
We have created this ultimate guide to all the fall family fun in and around Charlotte. From Rock Hill to Huntersville, you'll want to bookmark this list.
Hodges Family Farm
Location: 3900 Rocky River Road East, Charlotte, NC
Dates: September 25th to October 31st, 2021
Time: Every day from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Price: No charge to visit on weekdays. On weekends there’s a $5 parking charge. On weekends there will be a hayride, at an extra charge.
Lineberger's Maple Springs Farm
Location: 906 Dallas Stanley Hwy, Dallas
Dates: October 1st to 31st, 2021
Times: Mon-Fri 9-6:30 Sat 9-6 Sun 12-6
Price: $6.50 for a wagon ride and a pumpkin from the patch. Pumpkin prices vary.
Hall Family Farm
Location: 445 West Rebound Road, Lancaster, SC
Dates: Opens Friday, Sept 24
Time: Fri-Sat 9am-10pm Sun 9am-7pm
Price: Admission is free. Just pay for your activities. Corn maze: $8; Kids’ corn maze: $2; Pedal go-karts: $2; Pumpkins: 64-cents a pound. Hayrides: $3.25; Combo tickets (corn maze and hayride): $10. Kids’ activities like a mini maze, duck race, and bouncy balls are free. Most activities are free for ages 2 and under.
Location: 12150 McManus Road, Midland, NC
Dates: Afternoons and weekends in October.
Time: Mon-Fri 3:30pm-6pm Sat 10am-6pm Sun 1pm-6pm
Price: Admission is $5.50 for age 2 and older. Pumpkins are 40 cents a pound.
Red Wolf Farm
Location: 1900 HW Farm Road, Maiden, NC 28650
Dates: Open to the public Saturdays and Sundays in October
Time: 10a.m- 6p.m
Price: $6 per person
The Great Pumpkin Fest
Location: 14523 Carowinds Boulevard, Charlotte NC
Dates: Saturdays and Sundays, from September 18th to 31st, 2021
Price: $39.99 to $54 plus fees for daily or Carowinds pass
Location: 13624 Providence Rd, Weddington
Dates: September 25th to November 14th, 2021
Times: Tuesday - Wednesday 2pm-7pm Thursday - Sunday 9am-7pm
Price: $10 per person for wagon ride, farm animal visit and 3-5 pound pumpkin
The Amazing Maize Maze at Rural Hill
Locations: 4431 Neck Road, Huntersville
Dates: Weekends starting September 11th. Weekdays starting September 14th. Night mazes starting in October.
Times: Arrive by 10am for morning maze and 4pm for afternoon maze
Price: $1 to $17
Shelby Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch
Location: 120 Broadway Drive, Shelby, NC
Dates: September 18th to October 31st, 2021.
Times: Fridays 4 – 10pm | Saturdays 10am-10-pm | Sundays 2-8pm
Haunted Maze opens after dark Fridays & Saturdays in October
Pumpkin Patch closes at 7pm on Friday & Saturdays in October
Price: $12 for farm admission and activities. $15 for haunt pass (no farm activities.)
Wise Acres Organic Farm
Location: 4701 Hartis Rd, Indian Trail
Dates: September 18th to October 31st, 2021
Times: Thursday to Sunday. Reservations required
Price: $3; must order food in advance
Location: 1800 Black Hwy, York, SC 29745
Dates: Every Weekend in October
Times: Sat 10am-5pm Sun 1pm-5pm
Peach Tree Orchard Pumpkin Patch
Location: The Peach Tree Orchard 2077 Filbert Highway, York, SC 29745
Dates: Sept. 25-26 Weekends in October
Time: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm Sun 2pm-6pm
Harvest on the Homestead at Historic Brattonsville
Location: Historic Brattonsville, 1444 Brattonsville Road, McConnells, S.C. 29726
Time: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Dates: Sat. Oct. 19
Price: Adults - $10 Seniors - $8 Youth ages 4-17 - $6 Ages 3 and under & CHM members free
Fort Mill Fall Festival
Location: Walter Elisha Park 345 N. White Street, Fort Mill, SC 29715
Dates: October 9, 2021
Time: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM The evening begins at 4 p.m. with live music at the Fort Mill Amphitheater. Vendors will be offering candy for trick or treaters from 4 to 5 p.m. Then from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., the Town will host a costume contest, followed by more live music from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Vendors and food trucks will be available during the entire event.
Tega Cay Fall Festival
Location: Glennon Community Center 15083 Molokai Dr, Tega Cay, SC 29708
Dates: October 30, 2021
Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Fall Festival brings you all the beats with music by DJ Tim Brown (11:00AM-2:00PM) and a live performance featuring Thirsty Horses from 2:00PM-5:00PM
Cherry Place Farm Fall Festival
Location: Cherry Place Farm 1922 Oakdale Rd, Rock Hill, SC 29730
Dates: Open weekends in October only
Time: Saturdays: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Sundays: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Price: $9; carving sized pumpkins are available for purchase at $8 a piece