We know that getting family and especially kids back into a routine and some semblance of normalcy during these difficult times is crucial. For this reason, Baton Rouge Moms is going to move forward and share all of the holiday guides and events you have come to know and look forward to each year. I think it’s safe to say that we’re all longing for cooler weather and a change of seasons. There is plenty to do in and around Baton Rouge during the fall season and we have your complete guide for fall events and happenings. Whether you’re looking for a pumpkin patch, fall festival, hay rides, or a corn maze to visit, there’s a cornucopia of Baton Rouge fall events to choose from each year. If we’ve missed an event or activity, please feel free to let us know in the comments.
While every effort has been made to ensure this information is accurate, we encourage you to contact the patch directly to verify that all details are correct and have not changed. If you have information on a Pumpkin Patch that we missed, please leave info in the comments below. Thank you!
We’re starting off with a Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze guide, tomorrow we will post Fall Activities and Festivals.
Baton Rouge Area Pumpkin Patch Locations
- NewSong On Old Perkins Rd – pumpkin patch- already gathered from the field, tractor-pulled hay rides
18465 Old Perkins Rd, Prairieville, LA 70769. Phone: 225-313-6736. Alternate Phone: 225-978-8882. Open: Monday to Friday, from 2 pm to 6 pm, Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday from 12 pm to 6 pm; October 8 to October 31. Directions: Close to Blue Bayou Water Park.
East Baton Rouge Parish
- Blackwater United Methodist Church – Blackwater United Methodist’s Pumpkin Patch.
Open: Pumpkin Patch October 5 – 30, 2014; Pumpkin Patch Hours: Monday – Friday 9 am – 12 pm/3 pm – 7pm; Saturday 9 am – 5 pm and Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm; Saturday “FUN” days is a host of games in the gym on Saturday October 10th, 17th, and 24th; Touch-a-Truck – October 17, 2015; Craft Show – October 24, 2015; Trunk-or-Treat – October 25, 2014 (see their website for hours)
- LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens – pumpkins for sale in the shop or farmstand, Fall festival, corn maze, kiddie (mini) corn maze, tractor-pulled hay rides, Honey from hives on the farm, gift shop, concessions / refreshment stand, restrooms, picnic area, petting zoo, farm animals, birthday parties, weddings and wedding parties, school tours, group reservations, events at your location (call for info) 4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA 70809. Phone: 225-763-3990
- Jefferson United Methodist Church – The Pumpkin Patch is the largest mission project at JUMC. All net proceeds are distributed to local missions, plus help fund our youth mission trip. Last year we were able to donate thousands of dollars – all because of the volunteers willing to work the patch. Plus, with the Kick-Off event new people can experience JUMC. Opening Day: Fri, 10/7 || Kick Off Party: Sat 10/15, 11:30am-2:30pm
Picnic in the Patch with Children Games: Sun 10/23, after 10:30 service || Closing Day: Mon 10/31 at 5pm
Hours: Weekdays 11am to 6pm | Saturdays 9am to 6pm | Sundays 12pm to 6pm
- Trinity Lutheran Pumpkin Patch – Opens in October call for details 10925 Florida Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70815
- Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin and Strawberry Patch – Pick a Pumpkin from the field – Zip line, Jumping Pillow, Tunnel Slide, Face Painting, Duck Racing, Pedal Tractors, See Cotton, Growing, Hay Maze Milk a Cow Roll Down the Hill Catch Mrs. Heather telling how pumpkins grow Merry go round Play Horse Shoes Nature Trail Lots of places to take pictures Weigh & Measure your pumpkin, Bring a Picnic Lunch, Paint a pumpkin (weekend only) Schedule: OPENS Monday – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm Sat – Sun 10:00am – 5:00pm September 23 – November 8 Admission: Kids (newborn & up): $7 per child Adults: Free. Birthday Parties: $100 (up to 10 children) $7 (per child after that)31458 La 43 Hwy, Albany, LA 70711. Phone: 225-567-3493
East Feliciana Parish
- Barn Hill Preserve – Free Adventure Zoo Admission w/ Pumpkin Patch, Animal Encounters Available for Scheduling, Hayrides 2- acre Corn Maze! Rubber Duck Racing, Picture Stations, Princess & Superhero Sundays from 12-2 p.m. Picnic Pavillion & Outdoor Restrooms Provided 286 – 3003 11342 LA-955, Ethel, LA 70730
Baton Rouge Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze Locations
- LSU AgCenter Corn Maze – Hike the corn maze, play on the hay mountain, paint a pumpkin, toss a water balloon, see the Red Barn animals, or take the hayride through the fields. The annual corn maze at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden will kick off with a Corn Maze Festival on Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and continue with special events on subsequent Saturdays in October. Pumpkins for painting will be on sale for $5.Corn Maze Saturdays on Oct. 8, 15 and 22 will feature activities from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visitors will be able to visit a farm animal petting zoo, climb a hay mountain, wander the corn maze, take a hayride and shoot a giant slingshot.The corn maze program will culminate with a Night Maze and Bonfire on Oct. 29 from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The family-oriented event will also include the petting zoo, hay mountain, corn maze, hayride and giant slingshot.A bonfire with s’mores and music will conclude the evening, and visitors are encouraged to wear Halloween costumes.Admission for all Corn Maze events is $10 per person, including five concession tickets; children 3 and under admitted free.All corn maze events will have hamburgers, popcorn, snow cones and drinks available for purchase from Burden Horticulture Society volunteers.
- Cajun Country Corn – Open Friday through Sunday the last weekend in September until late November. Cajun Country Corn has been farming food and fiber for over 30 years. They started their corn maze in 2000 and have been doing it ever since. Past themes have featured All Aboard Riverboat (2014), Mr. Troy Landry of Swamp People (2013), Louisiana – Stirring it up for 200 years (2012) and Girl Scouts (2011). In addition to the regular maze, they open up a portion of the maze on Friday and Saturday nights for haunting. Other spooky attractions include the haunted trail, board maze and zombie paintball. You can also enjoy the pumpkin blaster, corn cannon and other farm attractions while you are there. Pine Grove, LA – 7 Acres
Be sure to check back tomorrow for our Fall Activities and Festivals guide!