MacKid's Ultimate Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze Guide

By Rachael Weiss~ Publisher Union County Macaroni Kid September 26, 2022

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. 

North Carolina

Hodges Family Farm
Location: 3900 Rocky River Road East, Charlotte, NC
Dates: September 25th to October 31st, 2022
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, 2022
Times: Mon-Fri 9-6:30   Sat 9-6   Sun 12-6
Price: $6.50 for wagon ride and a pumpkin from the patch. Pumpkin prices vary.

Riverbend Farm
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, 2022
Time: 10a.m-5p.m
Price: $39.99 to $54 plus fees for daily or Carowinds pass

Hunter Farm
Location: 13624 Providence Rd, Weddington
Dates: September 25th to November 14th, 2022
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, 2022
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=2
Times: Thursday to Sunday. Reservations required
Price: $3; must order food in advance

Carrigan Farms
Location: 1261 Oak Ridge Farm Highway, Mooresville
Dates: Daily during the Month of October
Times: please check calendar, reservations required.
Price:  Cost is $14 per person and includes a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch for each person. Each trip to the pumpkin patch includes a hayride to the petting zoo and pumpkin field.

South Carolina 

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.

Black's Peaches
Location: 1800 Black Hwy, York, SC 29745
Dates: Every Weekend in October
Times: Sat 10am-5pm  Sun 1pm-5pm
Price: $7

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
Price: Free

Location: The York Stand ~ 1650 Filbert Highway, York, SC 29745
Dates: Opens September 25 and runs through October
Time: Monday-Friday 8:00-6:00 and Saturdays 8:00-5:00
Price: Free fun; pay for the pumpkin

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


Curtin Farms Festival
Location: Curtin Farms  ~ 407 North Paraham Rd, Clover, SC 29710
Dates: October 1, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Price: 0-$7


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


York Apple Harvest Festival
Location: Windy Hill Orchard and Cider Mill  1860 Black Highway, York, SC 29745
Dates: October 15, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Price: $10-$12