We’ve all done it. We wait until the very last minute to pick a pumpkin and then it’s too late. It’s October 30th and all that your local grocery store has, are battered, bruised and misshapen hack-o-lanterns. This year, make picking your perfect jack an event not an errand by checking out one of these adorable pumpkin patches in and around Alberta!

GRANARY ROAD

Granary Road is an autumn must-see. Not only will you more than likely find the perfect orange friend, you’ll 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

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 CORN MAZE AND ADVENTURE PARK

Talk about fall time staples! With fun activities for all ages and staff that is warm and inviting, Cobb’s Corn Maze is one of our favourite wholesome-type destinations in Alberta. Here not only can you can pick a pumpkin, 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.

Where: 1500 84 St NE, Calgary
Distance to Calgary: 19.9 km
Distance to Edmonton: 301.9 km

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EDMONTON CORN MAZE

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.

Where: 254077 Rocky Ridge Rd NW, Calgary
Distance to Calgary: 22.7 km
Distance to Edmonton: 298.7 km

KAYBEN FARMS

Kayben is another one of the many family-run farms that we have on this list. Here, they put nature above all else care a whole lot about their animals and guests. Of course, with this being their focus, they have a ton of super fun fall activities, outdoor games, a petting zoo, and of course, more pumpkins.

Where: 316034 32 St E, Okotoks
Distance to Calgary: 43.3 km
Distance to Edmonton:
333 km

PRAIRIE GARDENS

 

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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

BLUEGRASS NURSERY

Alright, now these guys aren’t in the game for 2021, but we felt as though it was worth including them if only to keep in your back pocket! For those of you who want to see how it’s really done, check out Alberta’s Bluegrass Nursery. Not only are they well versed in the art of pumpkin growing, but they know how to have fun – throwing an annual fall festival where a portion of the proceeds go to charity. Check them out next year!

Where: 260130B Writing Creek Cres, Rocky View No. 44, AB
Distance to Calgary: 25 km
Distance to Edmonton:
279 km

KRAAY FAMILY FARMS

 

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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 half way 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, play some outdoor carnival games. Find your inner Tiger woods 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

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 worth of fun things to see and do.

Where: 104051 Range Rd 224, Alberta
Distance to Calgary: 194 km
Distance to Edmonton:
485 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 honestly worth the drive if you’ve got the time.

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

There you have it, friends! 12 adorable pumpkin patches in and around Alberta! Check them out and enjoy!