It's pumpkin season!
It's October and it should be bad luck to not have a freshly picked pumpkin on your front steps to celebrate the season to the fullest.
Whether you're in search of that perfectly symmetrical pumpkin or something with a little more character, it's pumpkin picking season and we're getting our wagons ready for this year's pumpkin haul. Let's face it, you can't just pick one pumpkin.
We've picked out our favorite paces to pick pumpkins in the Louisville area and we can hardly wait to get out to the farms to create some fall family memories.
With an adorable name like Sunny Acres, you can expect a cute and family friendly farm where you can pick pumpkins and enjoy other fall activities with the kids. They have hayrides, a corn maze and even some sweet surprises. Sunny Acres is a popular destination for school field trips, equine and agricultural classes and more. With their beautiful farm views it's no wonder that Sunny Acres is a popular destination for weddings, events and more.
For some serious pumpkin fun, Farm Life in Lanesville Indiana is an absolute must. This is the region's largest corn maze and pumpkin attraction, drawing huge crowds each year. They are so much more than just a few pumpkins in a patch and feature a long list of rides, slides, swings and jump areas than you can count on both hands. Come early in the day to enjoy a full day of pumpkin picking fun, some delicious lunch and gift shopping.
This historic farm is a unique family owned and operated experience. The Bleemel's dedication to their family's farm and it's legacy is humbling and they offer a great pumpkin picking experience and farm visit. Take a hayride to see the farm's cows, wander through the hay maze or paint a masterpiece on your brand new pumpkin. A visit to Slow Poke farm is always a fun time.
Gallrein Farms is a fun, family friendly day out with tons of activities to explore. Scoop up a wagon full of pumpkins and visit the farmer's market for some tasty treats. The kids can play on the barrel train, jump pillow, the obstacle course or the corn pit while parents can grab a bite to eat or satisfy their autumn sweet tooth at the bakery.
We're ready for some fall farm fun.
Whether you're enjoying a hayride or sampling your way through the home made sweets at the bake shop, a trip to a local farm during the fall is an experience to look forward to all year long. So put on some comfortable shoes, grab your best Halloween outfits and head over to some of Kentuckiana's celebrated farms for a great day of pumpkin picking.