Bright red, orange, and yellow changing leaves, pumpkins growing on twisting vines, hayrides in the crisp, cool autumn air. Fall is a beautiful time to bundle up and explore the outdoors, especially within your very own community. And for those looking to get out and explore this season, there is no better way to experience fall than picking the perfect pumpkin at a local pumpkin farm.
Kingsway Pumpkin Farm will celebrate its 28th season this fall, kicking off the harvest season on Saturday, September 15, 2018. Located in Hartville, Ohio, it was opened in 1990 by Mary King and remains a family-run business, proudly offering outdoor family-friendly fun for the entire month of October, running through Saturday, November 3rd.
For those looking to enjoy the quintessential fall experience, look no further. Take the weekend or weekday to enjoy the outdoors with some cool, family fun. Hop on the tractor-driven hayride and bask in the picturesque scenery as you are taken across the beautiful farm grounds, stopping along the way to walk through the 15-acre pumpkin patch to pick your very own pumpkin.
Kingsway Pumpkin Farm is for families and children of all ages, showcasing the fun, lighter side of fall, free from the all the scary ghosts and ghouls of Halloween. Offering a playground, indoor straw tunnel, petting zoo, a mini maze for younger children, and much more, there are exciting activities for each and every member of the family, regardless of age.
The petting zoo features a variety of adorable farm animals, including goats, sheep, baby cows, ducks, chickens, and rabbits. Hang out with the animals in their pens, or feed them along the way, the petting zoo is a great opportunity to interact with the animals and spend time leisurely strolling across the rolling farm grounds.
There are also multiple kid-friendly games and activities for those seeking excitement in their fall day. The attractions include the giant corn pit, rubber duck race, peddle cart race track, and kiddie barrel train, including multiple photo opportunities with colorful painted pumpkin cutouts, scarecrows, cornstalks, sunflowers, and more. This year’s peddle carts will speed down their brand new race track. Great for kids big and small, the peddle carts come in a variety of sizes, ready to outfit thrill seekers of all ages. Not in the need for speed? Take the kids for a relaxing ride around the farm on the kiddie barrel train, or stop at the Farm store and see what festive fall treats await.
To celebrate the 2018 fall season, Kingsway Pumpkin Farm will feature a new Western-themed corn maze design. Each year, they create a new, intricate design made to challenge visitors both young and old alike. The corn maze spans eight acres, consisting of difficult twists and turns that create pathways combined to form the picture of a stage coach when viewed from above. Not good with directions? Not to worry! Along the way, signs are posted showing you where you are in the maze, without spoiling the surprise of discovering the way out.
Kingsway Pumpkin Farm is open seven days a week, promising to create exciting, picture-perfect memories for people of all ages. From picking pumpkins to finding your way through the twisting corn stalks of the giant corn maze, it’s truly the place to enjoy some family-friendly fun. For more information, see their website kingswaypumpkinfarm.com.
Fall Pumpkin Season