As the temperatures start to drop, and the leaves begin to change their color, several pumpkin farms in and around Nashville are now open! We’ve compiled a list of nine of our favorites. Click on each name to go directly to the farm’s website. (Check with each business before visiting for the latest COVID-19 updates).
1. Walden Farm
Walden Farm is just outside of Nashville, in Smyrna. While normal activities, like play areas, train rides and tractor rides and other attractions are unavailable this year, there are still plenty of things for people of all ages to enjoy, including the Country Store, Sweet Shop, and of course, plenty of pumpkins to purchase.
Located in Eagleville, Lucky Ladd Farms has been named the Favorite Kid-Friendly Farm five years in a row, and with good reason. The 60-acre farm has plenty of activities for children, and adults, including a corn maze, pony rides, milking cows, exhibits, sweet treats and more. Note: Lucky Ladd Farms is limiting capacity, so advance ticket purchase is strongly recommended.
Cheekwood Harvest offers activities for both children and adults, and remains one of the highlights of the year at Cheekwood Estate & Gardens. In addition to the gorgeous landscape, Cheekwood Harvest offers activities for people of all ages, not to mention enjoying their gorgeous landscaped scenery. Tickets for admission, which must be purchased in advance, also include admission to Cheekwood Harvest.
Shuckles Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm is a bit outside of Nashville, in Greenbrier, Tennessee, but is definitely worth the drive. Offering plenty of activities, including a corn maze, cow train, a giant spider web climb, Jumbo Jenga, mazes, slides, food, a magic show and more,
Located in Springfield, Honeysuckle Hill Farm has numerous activities for people of all ages, including a haystack maze, milking parlor, fun maze and more. With over 18 activities, Honeysuckle Hill Farm also has a corn maze every year in the likeness of an artist, with this year’s honoree the reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year, Thomas Rhett.
Boyd’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, in Clarksville, doesn’t have as many activities as some of the other places in and around Nashville. But if you’re looking for an impressive amount of pumpkins to purchase, including white and pink pumpkins, plus a great place to take a few photos. Boyd’s Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze is the place to go.
Gentry’s Farm has been in business for 30 years, and remains one of the most-visited destinations in the fall. Located in Franklin, this working farm, which has been part of the Gentry family for over 165 years, has a corn maze, playground, animals to view, and more. Because of COVID-19, some activities are closed, and advance ticket purchase is required.
Bottom View Farm, in Portland, has hay rides, a corn maze, pedal tractors and live animals, plus much more. Bottom View Farm also has a restaurant, which is even open for breakfast, and an ice cream parlor. Open daily, but not all activities will be available during the week.
Cedarwood Farms, in McMinnville, has a corn maze, petting zoo, corn crib, fire engines, sand box and more. A bonfire is also available Friday and Saturday nights.