Pick a pumpkin with your munchkin! There are a ton of pumpkin patches in the Valley. So, we put together a roundup of seven locations around town, listing them from highest to lowest in price:
It's the last weekend you can ride through a pumpkin patch in Williams, AZ. After the stop where you pick your pumpkin, there will also be a free walk-through Haunted Train Car, a challenging maze on the platform, and pumpkin arts and crafts at the Williams Depot.
COST: It's $29 for adults (ages 16 and up) and kids (ages two to 15) get a free pumpkin with their ride for $22. Infants under two can sit in your lap for free.
IF YOU GO: 280 N Grand Canyon Blvd, Williams, AZ 86046
You can go on hayrides, play corn hole games, spin in tea cups, roast marshmallows and make your way through what they refer to as the 'World's Most Difficult Maze,' spanning 10 acres. There's also a zip line, a canine show and so much more! Pumpkin prices vary by size, and train rides cost extra too.
COST: It's $22 per person, $19 online and $17 at Fry's when you check out. There is also a buy-one-get-one-free coupon through SRP.
IF YOU GO: 24610 E Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ 85142
There are two experiences for you with Pumpkin Days and Corn Maze and the Haunted Corn Maze: AZ Field of Screams.
Pumpkin Days and Corn Maze has a petting zoo, play areas, a jumping pillow, and a bounce house that is open on weekends only. The prices of pumpkins vary, and train rides cost $2.00 on weekends. There are also food vendors on-site, so bring some extra cash.
COST: It's $12.00 each, and children under two are free. There is a $2 off coupon on the website.
If you dare to enter the Haunted Corn Maze, here are the prices.
COST: It's $20.00 for admission, but on Halloween Night, October 31, you pay $15 instead. There is a $2 off coupon on the website.
IF YOU GO: 5726 N. 75th Ave, Glendale, AZ 85303
Take a trip through an Old Western Town! You can visit a petting zoo with miniature ponies, pigs, goats, sheep, and lots of other fun and gentle critters, play Old Timey games, explore a hay maze, and lots more! Pumpkins range from $4 to $12 or above $16 for Monster pumpkins. For additional costs, you can also ride a mechanical bull, or ride in a real horse or mule-drawn hayride, to name a few.
COST: It's $10 for adults and children Monday through Friday and $12 on Saturday and Sunday. Those under 23 months will be free. There are discount options such as $2 off coupon on the website, $1 off if you bring a can of food and $2 off for parents and grandparents on Thursdays.
IF YOU GO: 26540 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85255-9343
Travel through a corn maze, climb on a spider web, slide through a giant tube, jump on a giant pad, and more. Pumpkins, hay bales and corn stalks are available for purchase, and the prices vary based on size.
COST: It's $10 per person, and kids two and under are free. Season passes are available for $30 per person. The group rate discount is $7 per person for 30 or more people.
IF YOU GO: 4011 S. Power Rd., Mesa, AZ 85212
It's a great time to plan a picnic, and here is where you can do it! Kids get a free pumpkin and tons of activities to play with. Adults can tag along for the hayride.
COST: It's $10 for admission for kids and $5 for adults.
IF YOU GO: 1663 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert, AZ 85233-1542
Walk through the pumpkin patch for FREE. There are rides and games too!
COST: Admission and parking are free. Most rides need two to four tickets, and each ticket costs $1. The all-day ride pass costs $20 per person, and the family pack of 25 tickets also costs $20.
IF YOU GO: Phoenix Premium Outlets - 4976 Premium Outlets Way, Chandler, AZ 85226 (off the I-10 and Wild Horse Pass Blvd.)
Happy Pumpkin Picking!