Waverly, Iowa

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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.

Take a look at our Pumpkin Picking Tips!

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Pumpkin Paradise

Pumpkin Paradise
1734 Killdeer Avenue
Waverly, IA
***Closed For 2018 Season***
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A Family Market Place

A Family Market Place
3142 East Shaulis Road
Waterloo, IA
A Family Market Place is a family owned fresh produce farm and local hub/distributor that specializes in locally grown farm-fresh products. All of ...
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Heartland Farms

Heartland Farms
5111 Osage Road
Waterloo, IA
We started growing strawberries in 1983 near the bottom of the farm crisis.  Bad times. I remember being down at the local café (where ...
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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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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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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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Upah's Pumpkin Patch

Upah's Pumpkin Patch
3017 K Avenue
Toledo, IA
Stop by our five-acre pumpkin patch where you can browse through a wide variety of pumpkins, mini-pumpkins, gourds, squash, Indian corn, shocks, ba...
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Hinegardner Orchards

Hinegardner Orchards
1348 295th Street
Montour, IA
About Us: Hinegardner Orchard was started in May of 1960 when the first 600 apple trees were planted by Oris and Jean Hinegardner, along with thei...
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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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