We may still be dressed in shorts and sandals instead of flannels and boots, but that doesn’t mean Neapolitans love this festive season any less! From hayrides to haunted corn mazes, it’s fall in Florida—and here’s where to find the best pumpkin patches in Naples and Southwest Florida.
FARMER MIKE’S U-PICK FALL FESTIVAL
Oct. 3-27, 2019
26031 Morton Ave., Bonita Springs | (239) 498-4576
The fall spirit is strong at Farmer Mike’s U-Pick in Bonita Springs, where their annual Fall Festival is underway every Thursday through Sunday in October. Wander through a 10-acre haunted corn maze (a non-haunted version is also available for younger visitors), play a round of Zombie Paintball, snap festive photos, take a hayride, and pick your own pumpkins and sunflowers. Food vendors will also be on site.
$12 per person (available online only)
Free for children two and under
Thursday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, 7-11 p.m.
NAPLES BOTANICAL GARDEN FALL WALK
Oct. 17-31, 2019
4820 Bayshore Drive, Naples | (239) 643-7275
Delight in autumn, Florida style, at Naples Botanical Garden. Their annual Fall Walk features festive lights throughout the Garden, live music, games and spectacular photo ops with pumpkins, as well as specially crafted menu items from the Garden’s own Fogg Cafe.
Adults: $10 for Garden members, $20 for nonmembers
Children (four to 14): $5 for Garden members, $10 for nonmembers
Children (three and under): free (ticket required)
HEAVENLY EVERGREENS PUMPKIN PATCH
Oct. 12-28, 2019
8200 Immokalee Road, Naples | (276) 768-7676
Find assorted pumpkins, family-friendly lawn games and the cutest of photo backdrops at this pumpkin patch in Naples next to Gulf Coast High School. Leave Fido at home; pets aren’t allowed at this patch.
$3 per person in picture and game area
Free for children under three
Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday: noon-7 p.m.
NORTH NAPLES CHURCH PUMPKIN PATCH
Oct. 4-31, 2019
6000 Goodlette-Frank Road, Naples | (239) 593-7600
Pick your perfect pumpkin, gourd or cornstalk to round out your fall decor at North Naples Church. They also have a photo booth so you can get allll the cute fall pics.
Weekdays, 3-7 p.m.
Weekends, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
SOUTHERN FRESH FARMS FALL FESTIVAL
Weekends in October
8500 Penzance Blvd., Fort Myers | (239) 768-0309
All things fall come together at Southern Fresh Farms, including pumpkins, hayrides, kettle corn, face painting, a barnyard petting zoo, food trucks and live music. Dogs are welcome but must be non-aggressive and on a leash.
Weekends, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Oct. 11-13 and 18-20, 2019
4135 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Fort Myers | (239) 334-7001
This two-weekend event kicks off the fall harvest season with a pumpkin patch, pumpkin painting and live music at Fleamasters Fleamarket. Don’t miss pony rides (Oct. 12-13 at 10 a.m.) and a petting zoo (Oct. 12, 10 a.m.), too.
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Know of another patch we didn’t mention? Leave a comment below with your favorite pumpkin patches in Naples, and we’ll add them to the list.