This year, don’t wait until October 30th when your grocery store jack-o-lanterns are misshapen and bruised – make an adorable day out of finding your perfect gourd! From fun farms to family-run gardens, here are 10 adorable places in Alberta that have a pumpkin patch or market.

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The Jungle Farm


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Located mid-way between Calgary and Edmonton, The Jungle Farm is yet, another perfect example of what fall is all about. Packed with pumpkins, The Jungle Farms’ patch is big, orange and photogenic (as long as you check it out before the first frost). While you’re there, take a wagon ride, make your way through their corn maze, slide down their 60-foot slides or visit their obstacle course!

Where: 28120 Township Rd 362, Red Deer, AB
Distance to Calgary: 128 km
Distance to Edmonton: 176 km

Cobb’s Adventure Park

Talk about fall-time staples! With fun activities for all ages, Cobb’s Corn Maze is one of our favourite wholesome destinations in Alberta. Here, not only can you can pick a pumpkin, but you can also get in a round of mini-golf, put your aim to the test during archery tag, and get tangled up in the ropes course before visiting with adorable baby kangaroos and getting lost in their corn maze.

When: Saturdays and Sundays in October
Where: 1500 84 St NE, Calgary
Distance to Calgary: 19.9 km
Distance to Edmonton: 301.9 km

Edmonton Corn Maze


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Just outside of Edmonton’s city limits, you’ll find the Edmonton corn maze. Though they’re best known for their namesake activity, they also have an adorable pumpkin patch totally worth checking out this fall – in addition to a market and a sunflower field (which you can only visit in the summertime.)

Where: 26171 Secondary Hwy 627, Spruce Grove, AB
Distance to Calgary: 298.1 km
Distance to Edmonton: 28.6 km

Butterfield Acres

Welcome to Butterfield Acres, one of the cutest pumpkin patches in the entire province. Here, you’re encouraged to really embrace farm life through fun activities like their petting zoo, taking a milking lesson, taking a wagon ride and of course, picking your very own pumpkin from their field.

When: Weekends in October
Where: 254077 Rocky Ridge Rd NW, Calgary
Distance to Calgary: 22.7 km
Distance to Edmonton: 298.7 km

Prairie Gardens

No matter the time of year the Prairie Gardens really have it all, but man is it something else in the fall! Whether you’re going strictly to U-pick a pumpkin or plan on spending a day playing with their animals and exploring the farm, we can almost guarantee that you’ll make a memory or two to last a lifetime.

Where: 56311 Lily Lake Road, Bon Accord
Distance to Calgary: 347 km
Distance to Edmonton:
41.4 km

Brooks Corn Maze

Located in the quaint Alberta town of Brooks – this adorable fun farm and corn maze offers an array of activities – including pasture putt golf, u-pick pumpkins, a magnetic fishing pond and animals to snuggle at your leisure. It’s worth the drive if you’ve got the time.

When: Saturdays and Sundays
Where: 184059A 7 St E, Brooks, AB
Distance to Calgary: 193 km
Distance to Edmonton:
427 km

Kraay Family Farm


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Picture perfect pumpkin, family-friendly activities and a corn maze. Find all of this and more at Lacombe’s Kraay Family Farm. This one is about halfway from Edmonton to Calgary, has a day’s worth of activities and will have you heading home with a beautiful orange gourd ready for Halloween.

Where: Site 6 Box 9 RR 1, Lacombe, AB
Distance to Calgary: 175 km
Distance to Edmonton:
132 km

Calgary Farmyard

The Calgary Farmyard is fall. They know four things almost better than anyone on the list: Corn mazes, kettle corn, corn dogs, and pumpkins. Pick the perfect Jack o’ lantern and play some outdoor carnival games. Find your inner pro during a VERY serious round of glow-in-the-dark mini golf and then bounce on over to the trampoline park.

Where: 284022 Township Rd 224, Rocky View No. 44, AB
Distance to Calgary: 37.3 km
Distance to Edmonton:
323 km

Granary Road

Granary Road is an autumn must-see. Not only will you more than likely find the perfect orange friend, but you’ll also make a ton of incredibly sweet memories. From their glorious goats and their heavenly patch to their year-round farmers’ market, you will not want to miss out on hitting this place up before the snow falls.

Where: 226066 112 St W, Foothills No. 31, AB
Distance to Calgary: 38.1 km
Distance to Edmonton: 335 km

Lethbridge Corn Maze

Goat snuggles, pumpkins and hayrides! Though it’s a little out of the way for both major cities, it’s still totally worth checking out the Lethbridge Corn Maze. Check out their petting zoo, take a turn on their rat rollers and get lost in their giant corn maze – Here, there’s a day’s worth of fun things to see and do.

Where: 104051 Range Rd 224, Alberta
Distance to Calgary: 194 km
Distance to Edmonton:
485 km

There you have it, friends! 10 adorable places with a market or pumpkin patch you can check out in Alberta this fall!