Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, and Hauntings 2021!
Covid is still with us in 2021, which will result in fewer haunted houses and less trick-or-treating. However, most pumpkin patches are still operating with Covid-19 precautions in place. . See more events on our regular Events Calendar
The Hands On Children’s Museum celebrates fall October 22rd-31st with Boo Bash. Don your costumes and bring your superheroes, princesses, and monsters to the Hands On Children’s Museum for a spooktacular good time. Enjoy family-friendly, Halloween-inspired fun and exciting activities without the fright! Online reservations required: https://hocm.org
Simpson Railroad, 10138 W Shelton Matlock Road, Shelton. Simpson Railroad’s Pumpkin Pickers Special Saturday, October 23rd noon-6pm and Sunday, October 24th 10am-4pm starts with a ride aboard the Simpson Railroad trailer car. Then there’s a hay bale straw maze to navigate through – hopefully it is not haunted with loggers past. Grab a cup of hot cider to sip while you listen to not-too-scary short stories. Don’t forget to stop at the pumpkin patch to pick out a pumpkin to take home. Keep an eye out for trick or treat candy. Kids are encouraged to wear and show off their costumes.
Chehalis Train Depot, 1101 Southwest Sylvenus St., Chehalis. Chehalis-Centralia Railroad Pumpkin Train excursions are being held this year on Saturday and Sunday, October 23 and 24 at noon and 1:30pm. Rides are approximately 30 minutes long. Children, as well as adults, are encouraged to wear costumes and masks and participate in the costume contest for all age groups under 15. After the train ride, pumpkins are ready in the pumpkin patch for eager children under age 15. The cost is $16 per person for the ride, pumpkins and a goody bag. Children 2 and under ride free. Indoor and outdoor seating is available. Reserve your tickets in advance to ensure seating at SteamTrainRide.com.
Gwinwood Retreat Center, 6015 30th Ave SE, Lacey 98503. Drownings, grisly accidents, and mysterious disappearances have plagued these grounds for over a century. Hear spooky stories that have been passed down for generations and keep your eyes peeled for ghostly visitors Friday and Saturday October 29 & 30th 6:30pm–midnight. $10/per car; advance reservations required. Visit https://www.gwinwood.org to purchase your reservation.
Start at Fairway Shopping Center, 1600 S. Gold St., Centralia. Trick or Treat Transit Saturday, October 30th 3-5:30pm is free fun for the whole family and allows for a safe trick or treat experience. Starting at the Fairway Shopping Center, trick or treat at the surrounding businesses before embarking to the next location! After the Fairway Shopping Center, kiddos will travel to both the Centralia Plaza and the Lewis County Historical Museum before returning to the Fairway Shopping Center. Have a SCARY good time at this year’s Trick or Treat Transit! Centralia Chehalis Chamber of Commerce, 360-748-8885.
Briggs YMCA, 1530 Yelm Hwy SE, Olympia, 98501. There will be free drive-through trick or treating on Halloween Sunday, October 31st from 2:30pm-4:30pm at the Briggs YMCA.
Yelm Candy Car Dash 2021
Yelm Prairie Christian Center, 501 103rd Ave NE, Yelm 98597. Cruise in your car through the neighborhood of Sesame Street for Yelm Prairie Christian Center’s free “Candy Car Dash” Sunday, October 31st 6-8pm. Stop by and see all of your favorite characters’ homes and get free popcorn, candy, cotton candy, and prizes. There will be surprises along the way!
Grand Farms, 17616 S Vaughn Rd. NW, Vaughn, WA 98394. My Haunted Forest, a a Medieval alternate reality with dragons and other mythical beasts lurking in the woods, is open every Friday and Saturday in October, rain or shine, 6-11 p.m., plus the last three Sundays of October and Thursday, October 28th. This year they have timed entries so please make sure to show up before your entrance time to get parked and scan your tickets in. Buy tickets: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/myhauntedforest/530637
4548 Marvin Rd. SE, Lacey. See website for dates/times and special kids’ times and lighted walk-throughs. Price varies from $12-$18 depending on day.
The bucolic town of Bucoda changes its name to BOO-coda for the month of October, with many events planned, highlighted by the BOO-coda Haunted House at the Bucoda Gym, 402 N. Nenant St. October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30, from 7pm (dark)-11pm Fridays & Saturdays, and Oct 27, 28, and 31st from 7 (dark)-10pm Halloween week, $13 general admission, $20 VIP ticket.
626 East 25th Street, Tacoma, WA 98421. See website for dates/times and special events. $18 and up. Tacoma’s ultimate haunted house experience! Dare enter our immersive nightmare where unnatural creatures leap from the shadows and the unexpected follows you every step of the way.
2000 Collins Rd., Buckley 98321. See website for dates/times and special events. $15, $14 with food bank donation. $25 fast pass.
302 93rd Avenue SE, Tumwater, one mile east off I-5 Exit 99. Pumpkin patch daily 10am-6pm. Corn maze Friday and Saturday 10am-midnight, Sunday-Thursday 10am-6pm. Haunted Maze and Zombie Paintball. firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-357-3700
24713 Sumner-Buckley Hwy. E., Buckley. Fall Festival October 1-31, 2021. Haunted Woods, Flashlight Maze Fridays & Saturdays. Pumpkin patch, corn maze, destruction zone, farm animals, pedal cart racing, zip lines, pig races, and hayrides (35+ activities). Laughter by day, screams at night! Must reserve online! 253-862-2848
East 1921 State Highway 106, Union. Pumpkin patch open daily 9:30am-5:30pm October 1-31. 🎃 Pumpkin patch, hay maze, corn maze, tractor rides, fresh corn 🌽 and Olympic Mountain Ice Cream. 360-898-2222
5820 44th St. E., Puyallup. Pumpkin patch, pumpkin slingshots, corn maze, free tractor-pulled hayrides. 253-227-5385.
4924 268th St. E., Spanaway. Pumpkin patch, picnic area, pony rides, petting farm, trout fishing. $8 farm admission + additional charges depending on activity. Fri.-Sun. 10am-6pm. 253-875-0356.
9710 State Route 162 E., Puyallup. 49 different varieties of pumpkins, gourds, squash, and ornamental corn. Harvest Festival through October 1st-October 31st 9am-6pm with a corn maze, farm animals, and pumpkin slingshots! More activities on weekends. 253-840-2059
Pigman’s Pumpkin Patch 2021
10633 Steilacoom Road SE, Olympia. 10am-5:30pm Monday through Saturday, 1-5:30pm Sundays in October. 360-491-3276.
141 Nisqually Cutoff Rd SE, Olympia, WA 98513. Fall Harvest Festival through October 31, 2021. Sunday-Thursday 10am-6pm, Friday & Saturday 10am-8pm. 360-459-4023. Enjoy two pumpkin patches, 5-acre corn maze and family-friendly activities during Schilter’s Fall Harvest Festival. Wagon rides, baby animals, outdoor trike trek, playgrounds, hay pyramid, mini kids’ corn maze, zip swings, cow train ride (weekends only), pumpkin blasters/cannons (weekends only), paintball shooting (weekends only), pony rides (weekends only).
38223 236th Avenue SE, Enumclaw. 9:30am-5:30pm daily, 9:30am-noon Halloween. 360-802-0503. Corn maze, hay barn, pumpkin patch, laser tag. Kids Korral includes unlimited tractor train rides, unlimited hay wagon rides, play area, petting farm, tricycle track, unlimited apple sling shots (weekend only), bubble table, slides, duck races, chalkboard house.
239 Brady Loop Rd., Montesano. 9am to 6pm. Pumpkin patch, hay maze, and corn maze open through October 31. You-pick corn too! 360-581-4177.
518 Goodrich Rd., Centralia, two miles north of I-5 Exit 102 off Harrison, open 10am to 6pm daily. Free corn maze, thousands of pumpkins (teeny to tremendous), hay rides, antique tractors, straw pit, baby goats! 360-269-1783.
Know of other patches, mazes, or Halloween and harvest activities? Post them at https://kxxo.com/psa