4 perfect pumpkin patches near Calgary worth a fall road trip

Oct 30 2020, 8:00 pm

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

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, $13.49 for kids, $15.49 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 Thursdays through Sundays
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm — 284022 Township Road 224
Tickets: Free for kids two and under, $18 for adults, youth and senior discounts available online

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, $20 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 on weekends throughout October, this is the perfect place to scout for pumpkins and spend a day out in the fall weather.

When: Fridays to Sundays
Where: Kayben Farms — 316034 32nd Street E, Okotoks
Tickets: Free for kids under two, $16 general admission, $43 for a family (two adults plus children)

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