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Where to find pumpkin patches, corn mazes in Okanagan and Kamloops

Bright ripe pumpkins ready for the fall season patch at McMillan Farm on Berard Road in Kelowna.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/ McMillan Farm/ Facebook

Corn stalks and pumpkins have been growing all summer at farms across Kamloops and the Okanagan, and as the colder weather approaches more farms are opening up for fall family fun.

If you are looking for that perfect pumpkin or to enjoy some autumn fall activities, here are a few places you can go.

CENTRAL OKANAGAN

McMillan Farms

This farm in Kelowna is already harvesting their pumpkins. The farm is opening for the fall season on Sept. 23, offering a corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides and kids activities. The farm is located at 3690 Berard Road and more details will be provided soon on the farm’s website.

Kelowna Corn Maze

It takes roughly half an hour to walk through the three-acre maze in Glenmore. Visitors can enjoy fire pits and concessions after the walk. The farm is located at 539 Valley road and the maze hasn’t announced its opening date yet.

There is a corn maze, pumpkin patch and animals to see in the fall at McMillan Farm on Berard Road in Kelowna.
There is a corn maze, pumpkin patch and animals to see in the fall at McMillan Farm on Berard Road in Kelowna.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/ McMillan Farm/ Facebook

NORTH OKANAGAN

Armstrong Pumpkin Patch

This small Armstrong family-operated pumpkin patch has been operating for two decades and offers U-pick pumpkins for families at affordable rates. Visitors can also buy ornamental corn, squash and gourds while you’re there. Located at 642 St. Annes Road, the patch opens Oct. 1 until Oct. 31 and it will remain open from dawn until dusk.

Davison Orchards Country Village

Visitors can choose from a variety of colourful pumpkins at Davison Orchards Country Village in Vernon. The U-Pick pumpkin tours run 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. from Wednesday to Sunday throughout October. U-pick apple tours are also available daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Find the orchard at 3111 Davison Rd.

Historic O’Keefe Ranch

There's always lots to do at Historic O’Keefe Ranch and the fall season is no different. Visitors to the farm can grab a pumpkin, visit the general store, pet the goats, visit farm animals, wander the corn maze and nibble on mini donuts. Field of Screams has also returned to the ranch’s corn mazes for the Halloween season every Saturday throughout October. The Family Daze in the Corn Maze runs from Friday, Sept. 29 at 10 a.m. until Sunday, Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. The farm is located at 9380 Highway 97 in Vernon.

THOMPSON NICOLA

Pete Murray's Corn Farm

Pumpkin season starts on Oct. 1 at Pete Murray's corn farm west of Chase where the patch is open from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. seven days per week. Visitors can choose from a wide variety of orange and white pumpkins, and participate in either a wagon ride or walk to the patch at 5973 VLA Rd. No dogs are allowed.

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Desert Hills Ranch

Pumpkin patch tours are also available Oct. 1 onward at Desert Hills Ranch in Ashcroft, where groups of little ones can come for a wagon ride and to pick the perfect pumpkin for them. There are barnyard animals to visit and fresh produce for sale, and lots of farm views to snap photos of.

Did we miss any pumpkin patches or corn mazes in your neck of the woods? Let everyone know in the comments below or send us an email at news@infonews.ca.


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