Welcome to the Punkin’ Patch
October 1, 2021
Cooler temps are on the way, and the leaves have already started to turn. Fall is here, along with mums, pumpkins, hay bales, corn stalks, and mazes. Little ghosts and goblins will soon be running everywhere throughout your Ideal Homes & Neighborhoods community.
If you’re in the mood for all things autumn or just want to enjoy some fall traditions in our great state, check out some of these events and pumpkin patches near you. All these locations are close to or just a short road trip from your Ideal neighborhood, and many offer fun, simple activities the whole family can enjoy. This is only a partial list; check your city’s calendar for festivals in your own hometown.
Due to Covid-19 precautions, some of these events and venues may have adjusted hours, programming, and safety protocols. Check with each venue directly to verify times and specific protocols.
Through Oct. 31
Grider Farm Pumpkin Patch
14500 S. Country Club Road, Perkins (Payne County)
Enjoy a pumpkin patch, corn maze, pumpkins and gourds, and a picnic area. Decorations for fall include straw hay bales, corn stalks, decorative corn, and more. Call for pricing and hours of operation.
Through Nov. 13
Orr Family Farm
14400 S. Western, Oklahoma City
Brisk fresh air, brilliant orange pumpkins in the pumpkin patch, and the smell of fresh kettle corn make visitors feel like fall! There’s plenty to do for everyone: pumpkin patch, hayrides, carousel, train rides, tube rollers, the barnyard, a fall maze, a chicken show, and plenty more. Check the website for activities, times, and prices.
Through Nov 7
Rustic Roots Pumpkin Patch
10530 Green Road, Lamont
Pumpkins, fall décor, 10-acre corn maze, a mile maze for littles, petting zoo, corn cannon, giant slide fort, tractor tire playground, hayrides, yard games, and more. Check the website for hours of operation.
Pumpkin patch admission: $10
Through Oct 17
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch
The WINGS: A special needs community
13700 N. Eastern, Edmond
Hayrides, food trucks, inflatables, great photo-ops, games, a maze, and pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. Weekends; check the website for hours of operation.
Admission: $7 each; family 4-pack $25; kids under 2 are free.
Through Oct 31
Parkhurst Pumpkin Patch
720 S. Henney Road, Arcadia
Ride a pony, hold a bunny or feed a goat! Play on the tire swing, relax in a hammock, or roast hot dogs and s’mores over a firepit. Or get lost in the corn maze and play fun games. There’s lots to do at Parkhurst Pumpkin Patch! You can pick out a pumpkin, make new friends at the petting zoo and then jump on the hayride. Admission includes all activities except pony rides and concessions (no outside food, please). Check the website for hours of operation.
Admission: General admission $11; 12 and under, $7; pony rides, $6; animal feed, $1.
Through Nov 1
Chester’s Pumpkin Patch
Chester’s Party Barn and Farm
5201 Cimarron Road, Piedmont
Unlimited pony rides (75lbs and under), petting zoo, pumpkin chunkin’, games, a pumpkin to take home (while supplies last), and more. Live entertainment on the weekends. Check the website for hours of operation.
Admission: Ages 2-10, $10 + tax; ages 11-64, $6; kids 1 and under, free; seniors ages 65 and older, free.
Oklahoma Czech Festival
Downtown Yukon and Yukon Czech Hall
Main Street and 205 N. Czech Hall Road, Yukon
A festive parade, polka music, dancing, carnival rides, petting zoo, and craft show with more than 150 booths. A true Oklahoma tradition is held the first Saturday in October! Fun for the whole family.
8 am to 5 pm
Watonga Cheese and Wine Festival
City of Watonga
Main Street and 505 S. Clarence Nash Blvd., Watonga
Another festive parade, live music, crafts, an art show, a quilt show, food and beverage options, wine tasting, and a wide range of cheese-related activities with tastings and cooking contests.
Opens Friday at 11 am; Saturday at 9 am
301 W. Reno Ave., Oklahoma City
Mini-village made out of pumpkins, gourds, haystacks, cornstalks, and mums; hand-crafted games, activities, entertainment, unlimited rides on Mo’s Carousel, and special treats. This year’s theme is “The Wizard of Oz.” Check the website for hours of operation.
Admission: $8; members and kids 2 and under are free.
Haunt the Zoo
Oklahoma City Zoo
2101 N.E. 50th St., Oklahoma City
Costumes encouraged; trick-or-treat and explore the zoo while enjoying surprises all along the way. Check website for hours of operation.
Zoo admission plus trick or treat bags: $7; members $6
Sensory Night at Pumpkinville
301 W. Reno Ave., Oklahoma City
An event for families and children with sensory challenges. Offers a more controlled environment to experience the fall festival. No loud music and smaller crowds. Tickets include free rides on Mo’s Carousel and Pumpkinville Express train. Check the website for hours of operation.
Admission: $8 for member child; $12 for non-member child
Haunt the Harn
1721 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City
Outdoor trick-or-treating event with old-fashioned games and crafts. Friendly costumes encouraged.
Admission: $7 in advance; $10 at the event; tickets are limited.
6 to 8:30 pm; admissions will be staggered to allow for social distancing.
Edmond Historical Ghost Tours
19 N. Broadway, Edmond
Tour the downtown area where many founding fathers of the city lived and worked. Tour guides dress in period costumes and play the parts of the deceased historical figures. Free horse-drawn wagon rides, fire pit and visits from the Edmond Fire and Police departments.
5 to 8 pm
City Hall on Main Street
If you’re looking for a scary good time, join us in downtown Blanchard! There’ll be plenty of treats with costume contests and music, all in one location. Free candy refreshments, games, and music.
6 to 9 pm
Oklahoma Railway Museum
3400 N.E. Grand Blvd., Oklahoma City
Features a 40-minute Halloween train ride, mini-golf course, a scavenger hunt, and a costume contest.
Admission: Age 13 and up: $12; kids 3–12: $5; kids under 3: free.
9 am to 5 pm