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Pumpkin Picking & Pumpkin Patches Guide for IA

Iowa Pumpkin Picking Farms and Fall Pumpkin Patch Farms - go pumpkin picking at a local farm in Iowa.

When there's a crisp snap in the air, nothing beats a day at the local pumpkin patch farm. It's guaranteed to put a Jack-o-Lantern-sized smile on everyone's face! We have the best Iowa pumpkin picking farms and Halloween festivals for the state of Iowa. These pumpkin farms offer the best Iowa pumpkin picking so get some friends or family together and get started picking pumpkins in Iowa!

Check out our collection of pumpkin patches, farms, and stands across Iowa and the US.

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U-pick Pumpkins and More

U-pick Pumpkins and More
2335 Highway 218
Osage, IA
About: U-Pick Pumpkins & More is a Pumpkin Patch (and more!) that is owned and operated by Howard and Mable Buerckley. Located 2 miles East of...
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Enchanted Acres

Enchanted Acres
1071 250th Street
Sheffield, IA
History: Once upon a time, there was a little girl named Shannon. She spent countless hours outside using her imagination. Like most young girls, ...
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Barn Stahl Family Center

Barn Stahl Family Center
16519-185th Street
Wellsburg, IA
History: Barn Stahl Farm is a century farm on which Rod and Marcia moved back in 2005.  In 2006, because of a very wet spring, the front four...
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Pumpkin Paradise

Pumpkin Paradise
1734 Killdeer Avenue
Waverly, IA
***Closed For 2018 Season***
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Oak Knoll Farm

Oak Knoll Farm
21791 785th Ave
Albert Lea, MN
About Us:Sustainably grown vegetables, melons, pumpkins, and heirloom tomatoes. Our CSA memberships are June-Oct.Crops you will find in your CSA sh...
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East View Orchard

East View Orchard
2355 Union Avenue
Fredericksburg, IA
We are a family owned and operated apple orchard. We are open everyday Sunday to Saturday, July to Christmas, 10 am to 5 pm. During September and O...
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Smith Farm

Smith Farm
2151 120th Street
Kanawha, IA
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Some pumpkin patch tips for getting the best pumpkin in Iowa this year:

If you can, pick yours right off the vine and out of the pumpkin patch. The pumpkin flesh should be free of soft spots which can invite mold and rot. If you're planning to use your pumpkin for carving, choose one that's big enough. Make sure the base is solid and the stem is intact (also, don't carry it by the stem - it might break off). If your pumpkin is destined for a pie, choose a small one grown especially for eating. Once you get your fresh-picked pumpkin home, "cure" it by keeping it undisturbed in a cool, dark place. This toughens up the rind and helps prevent rot.

While you're pumpkin hunting, amaze your friends by sharing these Pumpkin Facts:

  • The Irish brought the tradition of pumpkin carving to America. Originally, they carved turnips to celebrate All Hallows Eve - but pumpkins were plentiful in the states, and easier to handle.
  • The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,140 pounds.
  • Pumpkins were once used to cure freckles and snake bites.

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