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4 Pumpkin Patches we can't help but Fall for

In the forever-sunny city of Miami, these pumpkin patches offer a picture-perfect fall experience

While fall in Miami isn't marked by the traditional stretches of colorful leaves, cool breezes, cozy sweaters, and lots of pumpkin spice, that doesn't mean we can't indulge in some of the season's more classic activities. And nothing says fall more than pumpkin patches!

Pumpkins are the quintessential fruit of the fall. We put them in our coffee, pies, and even soups – making it a true autumnal mainstay. Here we help you choose the most suitable gourd for your Halloween carvings and pumpkin patches cravings.

Here's a list of 4 of our favorite pumpkin patches in Miami:

Enjoy family fun at Pinto's Farm

Spend some time at this quaint farm in the Redlands, and you might just believe it's fall in sunny Miami. Along with picking out the right pumpkin for carving, children can enjoy a paddleboat tour, hayrides, and pony rides at Pinto's Farm. If your small ones want to interact with farm animals, they can visit the petting zoo.

The admission charge covers the cost of the tour and a pumpkin for each guest to take home. There is also an arts and crafts area where children can decorate pumpkins with their own drawings. 

Pumpkin Patch Festival at Coconut grove

The annual Coconut Grove Pumpkin Patch Festival is a major fall event in South Florida. You'll witness thousands of pumpkin patches along with live music, food, and other activities perfect for a Miami Halloween.

Kids will have a blast at the carnival on the premises. The main attractions include bumper car rides and a roller coaster. You can also build your own scarecrow out of a pumpkin and display it in Scarecrow village. Plus, the place offers several opportunities to take pictures among pumpkin props and backdrops.

Fun for the little ones at Little Farm

This cute pumpkin patch has been welcoming visitors for almost four decades, and it's not just for plucking pumpkins. There is a butterfly garden buzzing with colorful insects, a corn maze, pony rides for the little ones, and a petting zoo where they can nurse goats and feed other farm animals. The picturesque spot also offers plenty of opportunities for fall-themed photography.

Enjoy traditional games and activities at The Berry Farms

This Redland farm celebrates the arrival of autumn with a Harvest Festival every year, complete with a fanciful pumpkin patch and other classic activities. Visit the farm to select your gourd and take advantage of the big corn labyrinth, delicious cuisine, nutritious juices and vegetables, and picturesque sunflower and corn fields. Tractor rides, a corn pit, and classic games like tic-tac-toe, corn hole, checkers, and shuffleboard are just some of the other fun activities available.

We have lots of recommendations and activities to help you make the most of every season at Calle Ocho News. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated on everything that's happening in Miami, including the latest news, events, and much more.

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