Scottsdale's Pumpkin Patches

By local contributor
Adam Haught

Whether you're looking for the perfect carving pumpkin or simply craving a day out in the cool fall weather, these pumpkin patches in the Scottsdale area won’t disappoint. From the MacDonald's Ranch Pumpkin Patch to Schnepf Farms Pumpkin & Chili Party, we've got you covered with a list of our favorite family-friendly fall events in Scottsdale. 

 


MacDonald’s Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 1 – 30, 2022


When fall comes around, MacDonald's Ranch pulls out all the stops. Their annual pumpkin patch festivities include a petting zoo, hay bale maze, gold panning and a variety of lawn games. With all that excitement going on, don’t forget to pick out your perfect pumpkin!

 

Mortimer Farms Pumpkin Festival & Corn Maze

Sept. 17 – Oct. 31, 2022


For a fun fall day trip, head 1.5 hours north of Scottsdale to Dewy, Arizona. In addition to picking your own pumpkin and exploring the corn maze, you can enjoy farm-inspired rides, games, activities and farm-to-table food. Plus, each Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as Columbus Day, you will enjoy an extensive list of shows, entertainment, Grain Train rides, Barrel Train rides and hayrides. 

 


Schnepf Farms Pumpkin & Chili Party

Oct. 1 – 30, 2022, Every Thursday-Sunday


Just a short drive southeast of Scottsdale, in the town of Queen Creek, you will find a spectacular pumpkin patch filled with fabulous fall activities. Get lost in a corn maze, play giant yard games, make new friends in the petting zoo and enjoy carnival-style rides. Food options include chili dinners, a burrito shack, a burger and barbecue grill, and fair favorites like fudge and candied apples.

 


Halloween Town Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 13 – 31, 2022


Hop on your broomsticks and fly through Halloween Town at Chandler Fashion Center, where adventure is waiting for the entire family. Fun fall festivities include carnival rides and games, face painting, pumpkin painting and much more. And, of course, there will be plenty of pumpkins to take home and carve!