The Best Pumpkin Patches in Southwest, MO

Fall just isn’t fall without pumpkins—or a trip to a pumpkin patch to pick your favorite fall decoration.

By Jamie Thomas, Katie Pollock Estes

Oct 2023

Young girl surrounded by pumpkins at Pickin' Patch Farm
Photo by Brandon AlmsOctober is the month of the pumpkin whether they’re for decorating or carving. Tall, short or somewhere in between, we've rounded up the best patches for picking pumpkins in southwest, Missouri. Purchase Photo

Campbell’s Maze Daze & Pumpkin Patch

177 Carob Rd., Clever, 417-830-0243
A corn maze, bonfires, hayrides, scavenger hunts, live entertainment and, of course, a you-pick pumpkin patch are just a few of the things you’ll find at Campbell’s Maze Daze & Pumpkin Patch in Clever. The patch has both day and nighttime activities, and on Fridays and Saturdays your admission ticket covers both.

Fassnight Creek Farm

1366 S. Fort Ave., Springfield, 417-866-5011
Fassnight Creek Farm has been growing vegetables for southwest Missouri for almost a century. A variety of flowers and farm produce are available, including pumpkins displayed throughout the farm in a huge range of sizes and colors. Friendly staff and a convenient location for those living in the Springfield metro area make Fassnight an essential stop for picking up fall plant life.

Modern Homestead Fall Harvest Co.

14038 Farm Rd 84, Ash Grove
Stroll through rows of mums at Modern Homestead Fall Harvest Co., where the color the selection includes white, rust red, orange, pink, yellow and more. While you’re there, shop the mercantile for home décor goodies and let the kids explore all the fun farm activities. They open for the season on September 10.

Big Family Farm & Nursery

9135 State Hwy Z, Fordland
Big Family Farm & Nursery has a big patch of carving pumpkins as their main attraction, and you can find the perfect one to suit your artistic inspiration. They’re open every Saturday in October. The farm also has hay rides, face painting, live music and more.

Onward Acres

4176 State Highway M, Miller, 417-323-2704
If you want to turn your pumpkin picking into more of a day trip, picturesque surroundings are waiting at Onward Acres in Miller. A Civil War-era settlement, Onward Acres has pumpkins you can pick off the vine, farm animals, photo ops and even a pumpkin catapult, pumpkin bowling, a new hay wagon and more. 

Pickin’ Patch Farm

22813 Highway ZZ, Marionville, 417-229-0899
Situated just outside of Marionville is Pickin’ Patch Farm, a small farm that offers a pumpkin patch, hayrides, a corn maze and some stunning Ozarks scenery. The farm reserves weekday mornings for school field trips—check out the Facebook page for hours or any changes to the schedule.

Rutledge-Wilson Farm

3825 W. Farm Rd. 146, Springfield, 417-837-5949
A pumpkin patch list wouldn’t be complete without Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park. The annual Harvest Fest is scheduled for October 2-24  so you can explore their 5-acre pumpkin patch and corn maze.

Fieth Family Farm

1663 E 490th Rd, Bolivar, 417-326-6758

With Halloween approaching, it’s time to find the biggest carving pumpkin you can and let your creativity shine. Explore the acres of land filled with a variety of decorative pumpkins and a tent dedicated to handmade fall decorations.

Sycamore Creek Family Ranch

2657 Sunset Inn Rd, Branson, 417-278-6675

A well-loved tradition in Branson is the Fall Roundup at Sycamore Creek. Start your day off by picking and cutting your pumpkins straight off the vine in the fields. Featuring an array of pumpkins both in the patch and scattered around the ranch, there is a pumpkin for everyone. 

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