4 pumpkin patches near Calgary worth a fall roadtrip

Oct 9 2018, 6:00 pm

Although fall is rather short in Calgary, there are still plenty of things to do around town to make the most of it.

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There are plenty of places around the city where you can enjoy two of Alberta’s most iconic fall activities, pumpkin patches and corn mazes, in just one outing!

Here are four of the best pumpkin patches to visit around Calgary this October.

Butterfield Acres

 

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Butterfield Acres hosts pumpkin hunts every weekend in October and includes a tractor-pulled hay wagon, decoration stations, and a farmyard to visit some animals. Tickets to the hunts are necessary to attend and only available through Butterfield Acres’ website.

When: Open weekends in October

Time: Between 10 am and 4 pm

Where: Butterfield Acres Petting Farm – 254077 Rocky Ridge Road NW

Tickets: Free for kids not walking yet, $15.99 general admission, available online

Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm

 

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Head over to the Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm for a walk in the corn and your pick of the perfect pumpkin!

When: Open weekends between October 1 and 28

Time: 10 am to 9 pm Friday and Saturday, closes at 5 pm on Sundays

Where: Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm — 284022 Township Road 224

Tickets: Free for kids two and under, $15.95 for adults, youth and senior discounts available

Cobb’s Adventure Park

 

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Check out Pumpkin Palooza at Cobb’s Adventure Park to find yourself the perfect soon-to-be-Jack-O-Lantern. The event takes place every weekend in October right up until Halloween.

When: Select days between October 1 and 30 – see website

Where: Cobb’s Corn Maze & Family Fun Park – 1500 84th Street NE

Tickets: Free for kids under three years old, $14 general admission, $26 all-access day pass, available online

Kayben Farms

 

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Swing by Kayben Farms to check out one of the cutest pumpkin patches in all of Alberta! Only open for one more weekend, this is the perfect place to scout for pumpkins and spend a day out in the fall weather.

When: October 13 and 14

Where: Kayben Farms – 316034 32nd Street E, Okotoks

Cost: Free for kids under two, $15 general admission, $40 for a family (two adults plus children)

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