Oct 13

Top 5 Pumpkin Patches to Visit around St. Louis

by Family Attractions Card in News category

Somewhere in the middle of a patch packed with people is a plump pumpkin waiting to be hand-picked by you and your family. This particular pumpkin is patiently waiting to be painted, carved, decorated and placed on your front porch where it will glow in all its Halloween glory. You’re in luck, because pumpkin patches have popped up all around the greater St. Louis area. So chances are you’re not far from a wholesome family farm. But visiting your local patch is no longer just an afternoon pit-stop; it’s a full-blown pumpkin extravaganza complete with hay rides, games, corn mazes and petting zoos.

So, dress your family in their finest flannel. Throw in some denim for good measure. And take endless pictures of them poised on top of bales of hay. It’s pumpkin picking season.

We’ve put our top five finalists in one list. It’s your all-access pass to pumpkins.

1. Thies Family Farm