Pumpkin patches! Big, small, orange, green, white....they come in all sizes and colors! Finding that perfect pumpkin is so important every fall. You have to search for the best pumpkin to carve and/or decorate. Check out this list of local pumpkin patches in or near Lafayette-West Lafayette. Have fun this fall looking for the most unique pumpkin!!

  • Exploration Acres: Take a wagon ride out to find the best pumpkin at this farm. Carve out some fun while exploring this pumpkin patch! And don't miss getting lost in their 18 acre corn maze!
    • Exploration Acres is home to Northwest Indiana's Largest corn maze and pumpkin patch. This year's 23 acre maze, has more than 10 miles of paths. Take a hayride, fire the corn cannon and dive into a mound of straw. Pick pumpkins straight from the vine, rent a fire pit and enjoy a variety of other family-friendly fall activities. A variety of food is available at the farm, but you may bring your own.

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  • Kent's Cucurbits: How do you think these crazy face pumpkins are grown?? We are stumped!!
    • Enjoy a wide selection of pre-picked pumpkins of all sizes, many varieties of colorful, decorative squash, hard-shelled and miniature gourds. Kent's Cucurbits also has Indian corn, corn shocks, straw bales, as well as other miscellaneous fall decorations. Don’t forget to roam their 3-4 acre corn maze, take a ride on their Pumpkin Vine Express and view their gigantic 'Prizewinner' pumpkins. Every year they produce a few mammoth 'Cucurbits', the largest so far weighed 1360 pounds in 2017!

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  • Wea Creek Orchard: So much fun at this family farm picking out the best pumpkins! Carve out some fun while exploring this pumpkin patch!   
    • Experience the natural beauty of southern Tippecanoe County, Indiana! Wea Creek Orchard offers locally grown produce, such as apples, peaches, and pumpkins available in their market or through U-Pick! Enjoy a refreshing peach lemonade slushy and/or apple cider in season, and shop their market filled with a good stock of their own honey, fruit products such as apple, pumpkin and peach butter and jellies. Come on out for a hayride, or take a stroll through rows of apple trees!

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  • Hillside Acres: Fall mornings and apple cider donuts!
    • U-pick farm & country market located in Rossville! Apple orchard & pumpkin patch! Hayrides, peach & cider slushies, apple dumplings & cider donuts, bulk foods & candies, campfire rentals, corn maze, & a fun activity area for kids!

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  • Smith Farms: Orange You Pumped for Autumn?
    • Smith Farms, located in Frankfort, IN, is a farm offering visitors an opportunity to pick pumpkins in their pumpkin patch.

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Challenge yourself this fall to find the most unique pumpkins! Share on social a photo and tag #homeofpurdue. Have fun!