We don’t know about you, but we’re ready to say hello to fall in greater cincinnatithe cooler weather and all the outdoor activities that come with it.
Including, of course, the pumpkin patch and fall festivals in the area. As always, these prove to be popular destinations for all ages in the fall, so here’s a list of local spots and what they have to offer.
Bethel: U-pick pumpkins
- Simmons Farm, 3020 Schaller Road.
- Throughout October, Pumpkin Patch hours are Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays, noon to 5 p.m.
- More information: simmonsfarms.us/events.
Dry Ridge: Pumpkin Patch and Fall Festival:
- Country Pumpkins, 1835 Sherman Mount Zion Road.
- Fall Festival open from Sept. 10 to Oct. 10. 30.
- Admission ranges from free to $27.
- Hayrides and U-Pick are available Friday evenings from 5-7 p.m. and weekends only.
- More information: countrypumpkinsky.com.
Hamilton: Fall Family Weekends
- Brown Family Farmer’s Market, 11620 Hamilton Cleves Road.
- Fall family fun weekends starting September 17-18.
- Choose your own pumpkin patch, wagon rides, corn maze, straw maze, farm animals, picnic area, farm animals, play village and farm displays.
- More information: facebook.com/brownsfarmmarket.
Harrison: Pumpkin Party
- Weber Farmers Market, 6007 Kilby Road.
- The Pumpkin Festival will take place on October 15, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and on October 16, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Arts and crafts exhibitors, live music, live demonstrations and activities for children. The pumpkins will be available for sale and are priced by size.
- Admission is $7 and children 12 and under are free.
- More information: webersfarmmarket.com/pumpkin-festival.
Hebron: McGlasson Farms
- 5832 River Road (Highway 8).
- U-Pick Apple Orchards open September 2. The orchard will be open every day.
- No admission fees or reservations are necessary. A half bushel bag will cost $25.
- More information: facebook.com/McGlasson-Farms-141867162519845.
Lawrenceburg: Barn Market
- Greystone Farm, 15412 Wilson Creek Rd.
- Pumpkins available weekends in October at a stand on the farm with seasonal produce, eggs, honey, etc.
- More information: facebook.com/greystonefamilyfarm.
Lebanon: apples, pumpkins and more
- Hidden Valley Orchards, 5474 N. Ohio 48.
- U-Pick apples started in mid-June and pumpkins in late September.
- More information: hiddenvalleyorchards.com/upick.
Lebanon: Pumpkins, Corn Maze and Cart Rides
- Iron Fruit Farm, 1640 Stubbs Mill Road.
- U-pick apples Sept. 3, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., and Sept. 4, noon-4 p.m.
- Peck bags are $15, half bushels $26, and bushels $40. There will be no pick-your-own on Labor Day. The last weekend in September and all weekend in October, the pumpkin carriage rides will run between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. The ride is free, just pay the pumpkins per kilo.
- More information: facebook.com/IronsFruitFarm.
Liberty Township: Autumn Fun
- Niederman Family Farm, 5110 Lesourdsville Road West Chester.
- From September 23 to October 23. 30.
- General admission tickets are $15 online, $18 at the door, and kids 2 and under are free.
- Activities include a corn maze, wagon ride, climbing web and more. U-Pick pumpkins priced at 50 cents a pound.
- More information: niedermanfamilyfarm.com/pumpkins.
Loveland: Fall at the Farm
- Farmer’s Flower and Berry Market, 9669 S. Ohio 48.
- From September 17 to October 31 on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Things to do include wagon rides, a corn maze, pumpkins available for purchase, a beer garden, a children’s farm and more.
- More information: bloomsandberries.com/fall-on-the-farm.
Melbourne: Autumn Festival
- Neltner’s Farm, 6922 Four Mile Road.
- Fall Fest runs from September 23 through October 31 and includes a pumpkin patch, corn maze, horse-drawn wagon rides and more.
- More information: neltnersfarm.com.
Middletown: Pick Your Own Pumpkin
Middletown: fall on the farm
- Jackson Family Farm, 6780 W. Alexandra Road.
- Opening day is September 25, then the next four weekends in October.
- Admission is $14 per person and children 2 and under are free.
- Pumpkins are available for purchase and activities include farm animals, corn barn, corn maze and more.
- More information: facebook.com/jacksonfamilyfarmmadison.
Midland: U-pick apples
Milford: Shaw Farms
- 1737 Ohio 131.
- Pumpkin Time begins the third weekend in September and continues through October weekends, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting.
- Admission is free and the cost of the pumpkin depends on size and variety.
- More information: shawfarmmarket.com/Pumpkins.
Newtown: Fall Fun on the Farm
- Burger Farm & Garden Center, 7849 Main St.
- Fall Fun at the Farm runs on Saturdays and Sundays, starting the last weekend in September and every weekend in October.
- Admission is $14 per person, $10 for seniors 65 and older, and free for children 2 and under.
- Activities include a hay walk, Pumpkin Land, challenge course, barnyard games and more.
- More information: burgerfarms.com.
Ross: Pumpkin Patch
- Burwinkel Farms, 4359 Hamilton Cleves Road.
- In September, more than 20 varieties of local apples. Pumpkins, fall decorations, apple cider and more. In October, the farm also offers a corn maze, skate maze, Halloween scavenger hunt, straw tunnel, corn pool, weekend wagon rides and more.
- Hours vary.
- More information: facebook.com/BurwinkelFarms.
Springboro: Pumpkin Patch
- Kleather’s Pumpkin Patch, 90 W. Central Ave.
- Opens September 3 for the season, selling pumpkins, apples, squash, straw bales, gourds and other fall items.
- More information: facebook.com/kleatherspumpkinpatch.
Trenton: Farm Market
Walton: Sugar Ridge Family Farm
Waynesville: Waynesville Fall Festival
- 7392 E. Ohio 73.
- Open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. from Sept. 17 to Oct. 17. 30.
- Adults are $12, 10 and under $10 and children 2 and under are free.
- Activities include a corn maze, great camel mini-golf, landing expeditions, disc golf, a children’s farm and more.
- More information: waynesvillefallfest.com/home.