If you’re craving some good old-fashioned fun this autumn, look no further than the many pumpkin patches around the Okanagan.
These seasonal attractions are the perfect place to go pumpkin-picking with your family, snap some photos in a corn maze and even take part in a few spooky activities too.
Read on to learn more about the best places to find your perfect jack-o-lantern this fall – and don’t forget to bring a friend!
Nestled in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, McMillan Farms is a genuine bounty of autumn delights.
This 110-acre farm is home to one of the most popular pumpkin patches in the Okanagan Valley, as well as tractor hay rides and an animal petting farm.
Take part in the pumpkin slingshot to release all that pent-up Halloween excitement!
And if you’re feeling extra daring, try your hand at the corn maze. With over 3 acres of twists and turns, it’s sure to challenge even the most experienced maze runners.
And of course, no visit to McMillan Farms would be complete without scouring the farm for that perfect pumpkin.
Tickets can be purchased directly on their website; admission is $8.76 for adults and $5.48 for children.
Bilga Farms may not have hay rides or corn mazes, but this Rutland favorite is small and mighty, making up with its beautiful selection of pumpkins, as well as its fresh fruit stand.
The pumpkins here are pre-picked and absolutely gorgeous – perfect for carving or cooking up into a delicious pie.
If you’re looking for a pumpkin patch that’s more about the pumpkins than the frills, then Bilga Farms is the place for you.
Fall is the perfect time to visit Don-O-Ray Farms; this October, the whole farm gets a spooky Halloween makeover, complete with a new archery station.
Hop on a hayride to pick up gourds and pumpkins or get one from the market. The airbrush tattoo station is sure to be a hit with the kids (and kids at heart)!
The farm also features a large hedge maze that is wheelchair accessible, as well as a petting zoo with bunnies, goats, ducks, chickens and Haley the pony.
Admission is $7.62 per person and can be purchased at the gate.
Fall is in the air, and that can only mean one thing: it’s time to go pumpkin picking! For the perfect pumpkin picking experience, head to Gambell Farms in Lake Country.
This picturesque farm has been growing pumpkins for generations, and they know a thing or two about how to pick the perfect pumpkin.
Whether you’re looking for decorative gourds, baking pie varieties, or jack o’lantern types, they’ve got you covered.
You don’t have to wait until October to enjoy Davison Orchards! The orchard is open year-round, but the magic really happens in the fall when they host their annual Pumpkin Picking festival.
During this time, visitors can take a tractor ride out into the pumpkin patch and find the perfect one for carving.
The rides are $5 for kids and $8 for adults; pumpkins of any size are only $5.
O’Keefe Ranch is the perfect place to enjoy some fall fun! You can pick your own pumpkin and then test your skills with their mini pumpkin scavenger hunt.
Get lost in the corn maze, and be sure to stop by the General Store for some old-fashioned candy.
The friendly farm animals are always happy to see visitors, and the goats love to be petted.
Every year during the month of October, they also host the Field of Screams event (multiple horror-themed corn mazes) so don’t miss out!
If you find yourself driving along Highway 97 in Trout Creek, be sure to stop at Blossom Fruit Stand.
For those looking for a unique pumpkin-picking experience, they offer the opportunity to choose your own perfect pumpkin straight from the field. But hurry – these pumpkins get picked over fast!
In addition to pumpkins, Blossom’s fruit stand sells a variety of seasonal fruits and vegetables, making it the perfect stop for all your fall cooking needs.
So whether you’re in the mood for some fresh apple cider or a festive pumpkin pie, Blossom Fruit Stand has everything you need to make this autumn season a memorable one.
Armstrong Pumpkin Patch is the perfect place to get into the Halloween spirit! This small-town, family-run pumpkin patch has everything you need to get ready for the spookiest night of the year.
They have all sorts of decorative corn, corn stocks, squash and gourds on offer, as well as wagon rides and u-pick pumpkins.
As you gaze out at the rolling hills, you’ll be glad you made the trip to Sparrow Grass Field and Flower.
The leaves on the trees are just starting to turn, and the pumpkin patch is overflowing with orange orbs of all shapes and sizes.
After you’ve found the perfect pumpkin, head over to the hot chocolate stand for a cup of steaming cocoa!