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Fall Fun! 4 Fabulous Pumpkin Patches In The Lake Of The Ozarks Area

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Fall is for plenty of things: flannel, leaf-blowing, bonfires, hiking and camping, football... but autumn's not official until you visit a pumpkin patch.

If you live at Lake of the Ozarks, you're in luck, with several options for a fun and photogenic day in Missouri's perfect fall weather. Take a look below at the four pumpkin patch options in the Lake area...

#1. Mecca Farm

Mecca Farms

Mecca Farms is one of the Lake’s top pumpkin patch destinations! With a 150ft slide, corn crib for kids to play in, obstacle course and more pumpkins then you can shake a stick at, Mecca Farms offers a full day (or longer!) of fun for the whole family. Mecca Farms is a great spot for anyone looking for something to do this weekend.

Where: Located just outside of Camdenton.

When: Open every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. until the end of October.

Admission: $7/person, and kids 2 and under get in free

For more info, click here: https://www.meccafarm.com


 

#2. The Cave Pumpkin Patch

Pickin' Pumpkins

Just 10 miles down Highway 42, outside Osage Beach, The Cave Pumpkin Patch in Brumley is another great option for families looking for fall fun! A field full of pumpkins, playground equipment, outdoor games, a hay ride, snacks, and even places for water balloon fights and paintball! The cave door perched on the hillside is painted up like a big Jack-O-Lantern.

Where: 123 Swinging Bridges Road, Brumley, MO

When: Every Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Admission: $7/person, and kids 2 and under get in free

For more info, click here: https://www.facebook.com/The-Cave-Pumpkin-Patch-529179543929476/

 


 

#3. Forget-Me-Not-Horse-Rescue Fall Festival at the Farm

Red horse portrait with autumn harvest pumpkins

This one-day-only Fall Festival at Forget-Me-Not Horse Rescue is well-worth fitting into your plans this weekend. Come out to the horse rescue in Linn Creek, Saturday, Oct. 16 for an evening of fun and to support the Forget-Me-Not Horse Rescue. The festival includes a pig roast, bounce house, live music, pony rides, pumpkin painting, and plenty more. All proceeds go towards helping horses that need a new home or fresh start.

Where: 981 Heritage Rd, Linn Creek, MO

When: Saturday, Oct. 16, 5 p.m.

Admission: $15/person age 12+, $10/kids age 3-11, and kids 2 and under get in free

Forget-Me-Not Fall Festival

For more info, click here: https://www.facebook.com/events/226181976146105?acontext=%7B%22event_action_history%22%3A[%7B%22surface%22%3A%22page%22%7D]%7D


#4. Fischer Farms Pumpkin Patch

Kids Playing With Leaves In The Fall

A bit more of a drive, but still well-worth it, head to the Fischer Farms Pumpkin Patch! Located in Jefferson City, Fischer Farms offers a 10-acre corn maze, plenty of animals to delight the kids, and hayrides. With fresh produce, pumpkins and mums for sale, Fischer is also a perfect spot to get all your fall shopping completed.

Where: 1905 Old Mokane Rd. Jefferson City, MO 65101

When: Open Friday 4-9pm, Saturday 12-6pm, & Sunday 12-6pm through October

Admission: $7/person, and kids 2 and under get in free

For more info, click here: https://www.facebook.com/FISCHER-FARMS-PUMPKIN-PATCH-CORN-MAZE-113643828649451/