Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals in Birmingham

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Fall in Birmingham is probably our most favorite time of the year.. patio lunches in the cooler weather and of course loads and loads of options for Pumpkin Patches and Fall Festivals. Here’s your rundown on all the pumpkin fun!

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Pumpkin Patches in Birmingham

Old Baker Farm– Harpersville – September 28th – October 31st. Just off Hwy 280.

Open weekdays 3pm – dark
Saturdays 9am – dark
Sundays 1pm – dark
$10 per person (children under 2 free)
Admission includes pumpkin and all events except food, arts and crafts, and horseback rides.
Visit Site for more information.

  • Festival Weekend-  Open Saturday and Sunday, October 26th-27th, 9am-5pm (*Entrance Gate Closes Each Day at 5pm)
  • Western Cowboy Day – Saturday October 12th, 9am until Dark and Sunday, October 13th, 1pm until Dark
    Shootouts, Western Music, Hay Wagon Rides, Hay Mountain, Pumpkin Patch, & 0More!
    Kids, come dressed in your western attire! Cost: $10 per person; kids under 2 free (Payment types accepted: Cash or Check only) Admission Fee includes pumpkin and all events except food, arts and crafts, horseback rides
  • Cotton Pickin’ Celebration – Saturday October 26th 9am – 5pm and Sunday October 27th 9am – 5pm.
    Cost: $10 per person; kids under 2 free (Payment types accepted: Cash or Check only) Admission Fee includes pumpkin and all events except food, arts and crafts, horseback rides.

Great Pumpkin Patch – Hayden – 65 North to the Hayden Corner Exit. September 28th – November 3rd
Open Monday – Thursday 8am – 4pm,
Friday and Saturday 8am – 6pm,
Sunday 1pm – 6pm.
Admission to the Pumpkin Patch is free, pay for each activity.

Bennett Farms – Heflin –   I-20 toward Atlanta, exit 199.  September 28th – October  27th– Open Friday, 2pm – 5pm,  Saturday 9am – 5pm and Sunday 1pm – 5pm.

$10 admission per child. 1 year and under free!
Pumpkins are not included with price of admission. Admission includes all activities: hayride, petting farm, corn crib, hay maze, pipe slide, tire crawl, pipe swing, wagon train. $5 admission per adult. Admission includes all activities. Pumpkins are not included with adult admission

Pumpkin Patch Express – Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum– Open Every Saturday and Sunday in October. The entire family will enjoy an autumn ride aboard the Pumpkin Patch Express. Lots of fun awaits at the Pumpkin Patch as you visit the Great Pumpkin, take a hayride, bounce in the inflatable bounce house, and participate in other family activities! Search our pumpkin patch to find your perfect pumpkin! Snacks and drinks are available for purchase at the Gift Shop and at the Pumpkin Patch for cash only.

The Pumpkin Patch event will take approximately 90 minutes.

Saturdays departing at 10:00 AM, 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM
Sundays departing at 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM

Infant Tickets

Children 0-24 months ride free of charge though required to sit in an adult’s lap at all times. When ordering your tickets, select “Coach Infant” for no additional charge. If you did not order an infant ticket with your initial order, notify the ticket agent upon your arrival at the Calera Depot that you have a child 0-24 months that will sit in your lap, and you will receive an infant ticket. For your safety, strollers and infant car seat carriers are not permitted aboard the train.

Tuscaloosa Barnyard
$15 per person includes all activities! Animal feed, milk for bottle feeding, bread for the ducks, hayride, animal holding, pony rides, jumping pillow, corn crib, cow train, rat races, and a PUMPKIN!
October Hours:
Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10am – 6pm

4D Farm
Visit 4D Farm this fall and experience a day of family fun and yummy food!  We have new activities that  you’ll love, just wait until you see our “Goats on the Barn at 4D Farm!”

Located in Cullman…just a short county drive from Birmingham and Huntsville!

September 28th – November 3rd
Visit their calendar for specific days and times

Farm Location | 7182 County Road 703 |  Cullman, AL 35055

Helena Hollow
Saturdays and Sundays in October
10am – 6pm
Admission $10 for ages 3 & up, 2 & under free!

Admission includes hayrides, a tire mountain, rope climbs and tire swings, hay maze and obstacles, petting zoo access, land slides, corn barn and silo playhouses.

Griffin Farms
West Blockton, AL
Opening weekend for pumpkin season October, 5th
Saturdays 10am – 6pm
Sundays 12pm – 6pm

General Admission $10 per person, ages 2 and under are free
Admission includes: 1 pumpkin per paid admission, animal farm, bouncy houses, corn maze, hay ride, slides, swings, hay mountain and much more!

Fall Festivals in Birmingham

Harvest Festival Hosted by Oak Mountain State Park
Saturday October 12th at Oak Mountain State Park.  The festival will be held in The TERRACE in Day Use.

The Festival will be full of Music, Tons of food vendors including many traditional Fall favorites, Multiple Yard Games like corn hole and giant checkers, Fun Activities like mining for gems and painting pumpkins, Multiple Bounce Houses and an inflatable slide, Pony Rides provided by the Rusted Roof Barn, Meet and greet with the Alabama Wildlife Center’s Education Ambassadors, Complimentary Hay Rides (ride as many times as you like!), SHOPPING with local vendors, an early morning yoga class on the beach, and so much more! This event is one of our favorites each year, and we look forward to enjoying the day with you! The Harvest Festival is ALWAYS a fun day!

Regular Entrance Fees Apply
Age 3 and under are free, Age 4-11 are $2 each, Age 12-61 are $5 each, and Age 62+ are $2 each
*Military and Veterans FREE
*Annual Passes are Valid

Parking is FREE and available in the Park Office Lot, the Beach Parking Lot, the XTERRA Field, South Trail head Lot, and the Playground Parking Lot.

Town of Mt Laurel Annual Fall Festival
Happening on October 12th from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Celebrate the best of fall in the beautiful Town of Mt Laurel. The Mt Laurel Fall Festival offers you the opportunity to shop our vibrant street fair, savor dishes from the best local food trucks, and enjoy a day strolling the idyllic streets of one of Birmingham’s best neighborhoods.

The Mt Laurel Fall Festival has something for the whole family, including shopping the many arts and crafts vendors and farmers; watching live music on the Bryson Square Stage; and savoring delicious eats at Mt Laurel restaurants and Birmingham food trucks. Browse handcrafted artwork, home décor items, jewelry, and pottery from local artisans and pick up fresh produce from participating farmers.

Heritage Festival – Jefferson Christian Academy
Families can enjoy a variety of entertainment such as carnival rides, huge inflatables, live music, arts and crafts vendors, informational booths, several food choices, great values in the silent auction, pony rides, games and more! This event is a great forum for crafters, small businesses and area retailers to have one-on-one exposure to all ages.

Fall Frenzy – Pell City Lakeside Park
Live Music, kids activities, carnival rides, car truck and bike show
Saturday, October 19th
10am – 5pm

Hoover Hayride – Veterans Park on Valleydale
The Hoover Hayride & Family Night is an annual family-friendly event held Thursday, October 24th.  The event includes hayrides around the park and a large exhibitor pavilion where children can gather treats throughout the night.

Hayrides around the park
Expansive Exhibitor Area
Candy & Giveaways
Food Vendors
Balloon Artists
Face Painting

5:00 – 8:00 PM

Dawson Baptist Church
Please join us for this year’s Family Fall Festival!. We will have free carnival games and rides for all ages. There is minimal cost for carnival food, Feel free to dress up in your best costume!
October 25th, 6pm – 9pm

City of Alabaster Fall Fest at Buck Creek Trail
October 26th, 9:30am -3pm
Admission: Free (money needed for vendor and food purchases)
Fall Fest is a fun filled day with:

Arts and Crafts Vendors
Carnival Style Swings for children
Food Vendors
Trick-or-Treat Trail
Hay Rides
Live Music performed by 2BLU and the Lucky Stiffs
Trick-or-Treat Trail for children
And More

Fall Festival and Homewood Witches Ride Homewood Parks and Rec
October 27th
2pm – 5pm, (Witches ride kicks off at 5:45) WHAT IS A WITCHES RIDE, YOU ASK? LEARN MORE!
Bounce Houses, DJ, Games, Photo booth, face painting, arts and crafts, food trucks, and more!

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