7 pumpkin patches in Minnesota to pick your own Halloween pumpkin

Nearly 150 farmers grow pumpkins in Minnesota, so we narrowed it down for you.
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Yes, you can just go to the grocery store and buy a pumpkin – but what fun is that?

There are nearly 150 farmers in Minnesota who grow pumpkins, according to Minnesota Grown. Here are seven patches where you can pick your own before Halloween hits.

Tweite's Pumpkin Patch in Byron

This pumpkin patch is free to visit, but Tweite's Family Farm is more than just the patch. It has a bunch of different activities (some cost money), including a 12-acre corn maze, a fun park, Old McGeezer's Golf, and a food court. 

You can find more details on visiting Tweite's by clicking here

Pinehaven Farm in Wyoming

Pinehaven Farm is filled with different events throughout the month of October, including a pumpkin patch, harvest festival, and baby pigs. Plus, it's home to the Dead End Hayride, a haunted hayride that's been voted among the best in the state. 

For more details about visiting Pinehaven Farm, click here

Nelson Farm in Litchfield

During the Nelson Farm Pumpkin Patch Festival, there are tons of events in addition to being able to pick your own pumpkins. There's a pumpkin chucker, farm animals and a corn maze, to name a few. 

For more information on visiting Nelson Farm, click here

Waldoch Farm in Lino Lakes

Waldoch Farm's pick-your-own pumpkins patch has a complimentary hay ride to the patch – and all you have to pay for is the price of your pumpkin. The farm also has a corn maze and other fall activities (some of which you have to pay for). 

For more information on visiting Waldoch Farm, click here

The Pumpkin Patch Express in Duluth

What may be one of the most unique ways to pick pumpkins is only available this weekend (Oct. 19-22). The North Shore Scenic Railroad has a train that'll take you to the pumpkin patch to pick your pumpkin, and back at the depot there are a bunch of activities. 

It's $20 for adults and $18 for kids – each ticket includes one pumpkin. For more information, click here

Buffalo River Pumpkin Patch in Glyndon

The Buffalo River Pumpkin Patch has two pick-your-own patches, as well as a bunch of other activities ranging from a petting zoo and pony rides to duck races. It's $5 per person. 

For more information on visiting Buffalo River, click here

Apple Jacks Orchard in Delano

Apple Jacks has the option to pick your own pumpkins or buy pumpkins that were already picked. The orchard also has a general store, a corn maze, an animal park, and a play area for kids. 

For more information on visiting Apple Jacks, click here

For more pumpkin patch ideas, check out Minnesota Grown's website or this list by Explore Minnesota

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