Tis the season for picking HUGE Pumpkins! I love Halloween in Colorado because we have so many farms here going out to get a pumpkin is truely a great expierence. I remember when I was a kid growing up here, we would go to the local farm and sort through hundreds of pumpkins until we found the perfect one.
Here is a list of farms that I would suggest visiting. Many of these have so much more going on than just picking a pumpkin, it is truely an all day excursion and SO much fun!
Berry Patch Farms
13785 Potomac St.
Brighton, CO 80601
Phone: (303) 659-5050
Web site: www.berrypatchfarms.com
Our Harvest Festival is designed with young families in mind. Northing scary, nothing ghoulish only wholesome activities at an affordable price. The price of admission ($6.00/person, children 2 and under free, family of 4 at $20), includes: craft, hay ride, straw maze, games, pinatas, mural colording, music, silhouettes. Face painting, pumpkins and food items extra.
75th St. and Arapahoe Rd.
Web site: www.cottonwoodfarms.com
Fall Festival, pumpkin patch, cornfield maze, straw bale maze, farm animals, farm equipment display, steam tractor, Indian corn, corn stalks, straw bales. School group tours available by appointment.
Rock Creek Farm
2005 S. 112th St.
Web site: www.rockcreekfarm.com
Corn maze, Halloween activities, small children hay maze and farm animal petting zoo. U-pick: pumpkins & pie pumpkins, squash, cornstalk bundles, gourds, Indian corn, straw, caramel apples, baked goods, handcrafted gifts. School groups welcome. No general admission fee. Real Farm. If muddy, possibly closed. Check web site daily.
Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield
8500 Deer Creek Canyon Rd.
Web site: www.botanicgardens.org
$10 adult, $6 child 4-12
Weekends, September 10 - October 31
Friday, 4 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.
$6 adult, $4 child 4-12 (child in costume free)
October 9 and 10
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Happy Pumpkin Picking!