CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – Pick the perfect pumpkin from the field, visit a local farm or enjoy a pumpkin-themed festival – here’s a breakdown of the Low Country’s pumpkin patch:
The pumpkin patch at Boone Hall is celebrating its 26th season and is known for being one of the biggest fall festivals in the state. The pumpkin patch is open Friday through Sunday. Tickets are $15 and include access to a Halloween tractor tour, corn maze, petting zoo, pig races, live music, and pumpkin picking. The farm is located at Boon Hall Plantations and Garden in Mount Pleasant. The site is also home to Fright Nights, a Halloween event full of haunting attractions.
Legare Farms is open Friday through Sunday on Johns Island. Looking to cut a pumpkin from the vine? Legare Farms is your place. Admission is $5 per car and allows access to the barnyard and animal playground. Paid activities include pumpkin picking, wagon riding, horseback riding, scarecrow making, and gem mining. Free parking coupon is available online for weekends in October.
Dreaming Farms Pumpkin Patch
dream farms is a pumpkin patch and Christmas tree store on James Island. While the pumpkins are pre-picked, the farm offers different colors, shapes and sizes. A coupon for the purchase of pumpkins is available on their instagram. This is a pet-friendly farm, so bring your four-legged friend to help you choose your pumpkin!
West Farm Corn Maze
The Pumpkin Barn West Farm Corn Maze sells pumpkins grown by the Wilson family of Lowrys, SC. This pumpkin patch is located at Moncks Corner and features a padded corn maze, petting zoo, hay walk, apple slingshot and snack bar. Admission is $5 on weekdays and $7 on weekends. Tickets give access to all farm activities. Children two and under enter free.
The Pumpkin Patch at Mistletoe Lane
Located in Summerville, The Pumpkin Patch at Mistletoe Lane is described as a “unique and local experience”. This pumpkin patch seems to have it all: straw bales, hot corn, cider, squash, pumpkins, firewood, and seasonal flowers! Live music is offered on weekends from noon.
Jedburg Junction will host Pumpkin Junction every Saturday in October from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Rather than a pumpkin patch, consider the Pumpkin Festival with fresh candy apples, baked goods, wagon rides and pre-picked pumpkins. This Summerville-area farmer’s market hosts a petting zoo, costume contest and live music every Saturday.