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Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Apple Picking 2021 Guide!

Fall fun near Alpharetta, Roswell, Milton!

By Karen Cohen, publisher of Macaroni Kid Alpharetta-Roswell-Milton September 11, 2021

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors near Alpharetta, Roswell, Milton. And what better way than to take your family out to some of Georgia's best apple orchards, pumpkin patches and corn mazes! Some are close and some are well worth the drive!! If we have left any off the list you think Alpharetta, Roswell, Milton Macaroni Kid should include, please email us at karencohen@macaronikid.com.

PLEASE CHECK WEBSITES BEFORE GOING DETAILS CAN CHANGE AND MANY PLACES REQUIRE ADVANCE ONLINE TICKET PURCHASES AND MAY OR MAY NOT REQUIRE MASKS.




Thank-you to Bach To Rock Alpharetta for sponsoring the 2021 Pumpkin Patch/Apple Picking Guide. Bach to Rock in Alpharetta, GA provides music lessons for students of all ages and skill levels. B2R teaches guitar, piano, drums, voice, violin, trumpet and more! B2R offers birthday parties, seasonal camps and parents night outs. A great place to play and learn music with your friends and make new ones!

Berry Patch Farms 

786 Arnold Mill Road, Woodstock, GA
770-926-0561

Activities: Take the hayride out to the Pumpkin Patch -- A great picture-taking opportunity for the parents! Pick out your pumpkins and take the hayride back to get some apple cider, a homemade fried pie and some boiled peanuts and popcorn.  The kids will enjoy the playground and baby farm animals.  
Dates/Hours: October Schedule Weekends: Oct. 2-30. Weekdays: October: 18th-29th (3:30pm till 7:00pm)
Prices: Parking on weekends is $5 (cash)

Big Springs Farms

2100 Sugar Pike Road, Woodstock, GA 30188, 
678-899-3900

Activities: Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Bounce House, Face Painting, Farm Animals and MORE!
Dates/Hours: Opening day is September 25th, check back for hours


BJ Reece Apple Orchard

9131 Georgia 52  Ellijay, GA 30536
706-276-3048

Activities: We would like to invite you and your family out to B.J. Reece Orchards and enjoy a day of Family Fun on the Farm! With all the activities and acres and acres to roam we are sure you can socially distance yourself with us here! We do have U-pick apples this year, but unfortunately the late frost in April affected lots of our apples.
Dates/Hours: Open August 28th - October 31st. SATURDAY’S 9-6 and SUNDAY’S 1-6. The petting farm is the only activity open on weekdays as well as weekends with the hours. Check HERE for more hours information. 
Prices: Click HERE for pricing. 

Buford Corn Maze

4470 Bennett Road, Buford, GA

Activities: Corn maze, play area and activities, hayrides, haunted forest
Dates/Hours: Open September 4th - November 14th. Click HERE for specific hours. 
Prices: $16 Corn Maze, $16 Haunted Forest, $28 Combo Ticket


Burt's Farm  

5 Burt's Farm Rd., Dawsonville, GA 30534 
(800) 600-BURT

Activities:  pumpkin patch, hayride
Dates/Hours: Pumpkin season opened September 1st - November 10th.  Click HERE for specific hours of operation.
Prices: Admission free, hayride $6 per person


Cagle's Farm

362 Stringer Road
Holly Springs, GA 30115
470-533-9388

Activities: Get lost in a whopping big corn maze or in Mica’s mini-maze! Pick a few pumpkins — we have all sizes and shapes! Cheer on your favorite porker in the Pig Races. Come to Clay’s Corner for yard games galore. Pose your pals at our photo ops, and then just rest a spell in the Octagon Swings. (Don’t miss the Animal Barn! 
Dates/Hours: September 17 – October 31, 2021, Fridays + Saturdays 10am-10pm, Sundays 10am-6pm
Prices: Farm Pass: $10 (age 3+) for all activities. Farm Plus: $15 Add wagon ride to Cagle’s Lake, marshmallows and bonfire.*Pumpkins priced separately* Tickets sold online HERE. 


Fausett Farms Sunflowers

11336 HWY 136 WEST DAWSONVILLE, GA 30534
706-265-966

Activities: Acres of Sunflower Fields and Enjoy Hours of Family Fun.
Dates/Hours: Opening Sept 2021: 7 days week 8am-7pm, but check website sometimes have to close until sunflowers blooms.
Prices: ENTRANCE FEE OF $5 PER PERSON, KIDS UNDER 5 FREE. $35 FEE FOR PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS CHARGING CLIENTS FOR SESSIONS. $10 PER HORSE (BRING YOUR OWN) FOR MILES AND MILES OF HORSE TRAILS.


Hillcrest Orchards

9696 Hwy. 52 E., Ellijay, Georgia 30536
706- 273-3838

Activities:  Visit the most popular apple orchard and farm market in the North Georgia Mountains located near Ellijay, Georgia. Petting farm, wagon rides and all our playgrounds- including the giant slides, kiddie corn maze playground, trike rides, jumping pillow and the new ball zone. WEEKENDS: Pick your fun at the annual "Apple Pickin' Jubilee" where you can pick your own apples, milk a cow (mask required), watch our swimming pig races, and watch live bands and cloggers on the Hillcrest Stage.
Dates/Hours: Sept. 4th-Oct. 31st
Prices: $10 (weekdays); $15 (weekend)


Kinsey Family Farm

7170 Jot-em Down Road
Gainesville, GA 30506
770-887-6028

Activities: Kinsey Family Farm is the perfect place to find the best fall and Halloween pumpkins. In addition to your typical orange pumpkins we also provide decorative red, white, and even green (although some declare these to be more of a “brushed nickel”) pumpkins. DURING THE 2021 FALL SEASON ALL OF OUR ANIMALS WILL BE ACCESSIBLE FOR FEEDING . . . HOWEVER HAYRIDES AROUND THE FARM WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE.
Dates/Hours: FALL PUMPKINS IN OUR GARDEN CENTER – OCTOBER 1ST-31ST.  Check HERE for dates and hours. 
Prices: free admission

Mercier Apple Orchard

8660 Blue Ridge Dr, Blue Ridge, GA 30513
706-632-3411

Activities: Mercier Orchards nestled in the North Georgia Mountains is a family owned and operated apple orchard. U-Pick not available for 2021, but families can walk the apple orchards. Can purchase apples in market. 
Dates/Hours: Open Year-Round 9 AM to 5 PM Every Day - double check website for any u-pick or apple updates. This farm was impacted by a frost.

Mitcham Farm 

770 Macedonia Church Rd, Oxford, GA
(770) 855-1530

Activities: Corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides
Dates/Hours: Opens September 25th - November 7th. Fridays: 6PM - 9PM, Saturdays: Noon - 9PM, Sundays: Noon - 5PM
Prices: $15 


Ole McDermitt’s Farm 

102 Baxter Rd, Carrollton, GA  
678-850-8948

Activities: Corn Maze, Hayride, Petting Zoo, Pumpkin Patch and more. This year is bigger and better than ever.
Dates/Hours: Beginning September 25th. Click HERE for hours. 
Prices: $13. Must purchase tickets 24 hours in advance online HERE.

Pettit Creek Farms

337 Cassville Rd., Cartersville, GA
(770) 386-8688

Activities: Corn Maze, Hayride, Petting Zoo, Pig Races (11am, 1pm, 3pm & 5pm),  Ring Toss, Duck Race, Bean Bag Toss, Corn Hole, Steer Haybale Roping, Scarecrow Building, Stick Pony Race, Corn Pit and Stump Tic Tac Toe
Dates/Hours: September 18th - October 31st. Click HERE for hours. 
Prices: $12 children (ages 2-12); $15 adults

Scottsdale Farms

15639 Birmingham Hwy., Alpharetta, GA 30004
770-777-5875

Activities: In our field, you'll find a corn maze and hayride for all ages, lawn games fun for the whole family, and our very own Sunflower Field, which makes for the perfect photo backdrop.
Dates/Hours: September 18th - October 24th (Thursdays-Sundays)
Pricing: $7/per person or maximum of $25/per family

Sleepy Hollow Farm 

628 Sleepy Hollow Road, Powder Springs, GA 30127

Activities:  Tractor rides around the farm, Corn maze, Pumpkin patch, Kids games in farm playground, Farm animals, Country store, Nature Ninja (for ages 5-12) located near the pavilion, Escape Woods escape game adventures (additional reservation required at escapewoods.com)
Dates/Hours: Opens September 24th - October 31st. Wednesday – Friday: 10am-6pm (must arrive by 5pm), Saturday: 10am-7pm (must arrive by 6pm), Sunday: 10am – 6pm (must arrive by 5pm)
Prices: Purchase tickets online in advance HERE. General Admission Pricing: $12 per person, 2 and under FREE with purchase of adult ticket. Wagon rides, Corn Maze, Farm Animals & Kid Zone, Pumpkin Patch (pumpkins sold separately).

Southern Belle Farm

1658 Turner Church Road, McDonough, GA
770-288-2582

Activities: Corn maze, Pumpkin Patch On Weekends: Cow Train ride, Corn Cannon – 3 shots, Jumping Pillow, Racing Pedal Carts, Giant Tunnel Slide, Kids’ Play Area, Rubber Duck Races, meeting our Barnyard Animals, Seesaws, and Pig Races
Dates/Hours: Check HERE for daily hours. 
Prices: Purchase tickets online and in advance - HERE. Check HERE for daily prices.


Still Family Farm

5630 Macland Road, Powder Springs, GA
678-283-6951

Activities: Zinnia Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Roly Poly, Kiddie Climb, Pump Duck Races, Hay Ride, Market
Dates/Hours: Saturdays and Sundays only September 18 through October 31
Prices: $16 per person


Stone Mountain Park Pumpkin Festival 

Stone Mountain Park, GA
800-401-2407

Activities: Play by day as you enjoy family-friendly park attractions and special fall entertainment featuring some of your favorite classic storybook characters! Then, after the sun goes down, you'll glow by night in a whole new light with the NEW Nighttime Parade and plenty of other NEW not-so-spooky glowing experiences!
Dates/Hours: Sept. 18 - Oct. 31, 2021
Prices: $34.95, plus daily parking. Purchase online HERE.


Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze

125 Bannister Rd, Dawsonville, GA
(770) 772-6223

Activities: Corn Maze, Haunted Trail, Jumping Pad, Goat Walk, Kiddie Maze, Tire Mountain, Corn Cannon, Wagon Ride, Bonfires
Dates/Hours: Check HERE for dates and hours. 
Prices: Corn Maze ($15), Haunted Trail ($20), Combo ($25). Check HERE for full pricing. 


Warbington Farms

5555 Crow Road, Cumming, GA 30041
770-889-1515

Activities: Corn maze and fun park (petting zoo, slides, swings, jumping pillow, corn crib and more)!
Dates/Hours: September 23 - October 31st. 10am-5pm on Thursdays; 10am-10pm on Fridays and Saturdays, 10am-5pm on Sundays, The flashlight corn maze starts at dark on Fridays and Saturdays
Prices: Admission Tickets (Ages 3 and up): $13 (plus tax)


Washington Farms

5671 Hog Mountain Rd. (Hwy 53), Watkinsville, GA 30677  
706.769.0627

Activities: CORN MAZE! PUMPKINS! Over 35 fun farm activities & attractions! Jumping Pillows, Cow Train, Petting Zoo, Zip Lines, Grain Train, Inflatables, Bounce House, Human Foosball, Jump Pad, Vortex Tunnel, and LOTS MORE
Dates/Hours: Opens September 25th. Check HERE for dates and hours.
Prices: Purchase tickets online in advance HERE.

FALL COLORS

Are you looking for the best spots for fall foliage near Atlanta? We are lucky to have so many great spots for leaf-peeping! Check out Georgia State Parks Leaf Watch 2021 website. There are some great hikes in those state parks, so don't forget to wear comfortable shoes, bring water and sunscreen while you check out the gorgeous landscapes of North Georgia.


## Last updated on September 11th, 2021.