Wichita, the Heart of the Country, has a lot to offer those ready to ditch their flip-flops for hoodies and boots. The pumpkin patches, corn mazes and family-friendly events you can find in Kansas’ largest city provide a variety of safe, fun outdoor activities to enjoy. There are also plenty of haunted houses and adult Halloween events.

We’ve rounded up a list of family-friendly activities and events happening in and around Wichita this fall, so take a look and start making plans to enjoy autumn in the Heart of the Country.

Family at Pumpkin Pants Ranch

Special Events

Applejack Pumpkin Patch

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 Dates: Through Oct. 29 

With tons of activities for all ages, Applejack Pumpkin Patch offers a variety of free and paid packages great for ages 2+. Just east of Wichita in Augusta, kids will enjoy the inflatable jump pad, corn bin, giant slide and other activities. Pumpkins are sold by the pound at market value. In the offseason, Applejack Pumpkin Patch is home to free outdoor artisan markets, a Santa experience and even has an event center perfect for booking events and parties.

Many features such as the corn maze and obstacle course are free with admission, and some like the pumpkin cannon and goat food feeders are available for an extra fee. Open during pumpkin patch season Wednesday through Sunday.

Applejack Pumpkin Patch

Applejack Pumpkin Patch, LLC

Applejack Pumpkin Patch : Open last full weekend of September-October 31st, Weekdays 9-3, Saturdays 10-6, Sundays 12-6. Fall Family Fun that encourages the whole family to play together in a low tech, outdoor prairie…

Cedar Creek Pumpkin Patch

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Dates: Through Oct. 29

With a focus on unplugging from the bustling ways of life and focusing on real, authentic family fun, Cedar Creek Farm & Pumpkin Patch offers an all-ages experience on the northwest side of Wichita. Admission comes with a wristband to be used at a variety of activities such as the barrel train, corn maze, petting zoo and pony rides. Pumpkins are sold by the pound. They also offer fire pit rentals for groups to enjoy for $35. Look for special events throughout the month. On Oct. 29, come out for their 4th annual trick-or-treat event, Halloween Hootenanny.

Kids playing on hay tower at cedar creek pumpkin patch

Cedar Creek Farm, LLC

Here at Cedar Creek Farm and Pumpkin Patch we offer a wholesome family environment, where families can unplug, get back to basics, and reconnect with each other. We offer a wonderful petting zoo for your little ones to…

Klausmeyer Dairy Farm & Pumpkin Patch

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Dates: Through Oct. 31

The family-friendly fun extends past Wichita’s city limits to Clearwater (southwest of Wichita) where Klausmeyer Dairy Farm & Pumpkin Patch offers activities for everyone. Be sure to take a look at special events, including the 7th Annual Halloween Costume Contest Oct. 28-29 and discounted weekend ticket prices for grandparents, first responders, teachers, veterans and more. Some of the activities free with admission include pig races, milking demonstrations and a hay bale maze. Barrel rides, zombie paintball and other features are available for an additional fee. New activities this year include a toddler race, a music wall, additional carnival games and playgrounds and more.

Pumpkin at Klausmeyer Pumpkin Patch

Klausmeyer Farms

Tour the milk house room were milk is stored. See cows being milked. Help feed a baby calf, pet the "pet cow" and have photo taken with it. Learn all about the feed, the vet, and the breeding. Check on the Fall Pumpkin…

Marietta Farm Pumpkin Patch

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Dates: Through Oct. 31

Head just east of Wichita for an exciting pumpkin patch with activities for all ages that is open through October. This pumpkin patch sits off Kellogg Avenue/Highway 54 and has tons of free activities for all ages. Buy extra tickets in packages for all the additional fun or spend the day enjoying fall with a collection of free activities at Marietta Farm Pumpkin Patch in Andover. Just a few of the activities included free with admission: Corn pit, tricycle races, inflatable bouncers, tire swings, wagon rides, water races, hay bale bowling and zip line.

Marietta Farms

Marietta Farm Pumpkin Patch

Marietta Farm Pumpkin Patch is all about family fun. We are conveniently located 1600 E Kellogg in Andover, KS. You can't miss us. We have tons of activities for all ages plus craft fairs, great pumpkin & gourd selection…

Meadowlark Farm Pumpkin Patch

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Dates: Through Oct. 31 

Pick your own apples, peaches, pumpkins and other fruits during other seasons at Meadowlark Farm Pumpkin Patch. With activities for all ages, parents will love to sit back and relax on a gorgeous fall day at a picnic space as the kids experience the playground area or explore the nature trail. An entry fee of $2.50 per person gets you picking buckets, baskets, totes, access to the patch Wednesday through Sunday. A ride on the tractor out to the pumpkin patch is available on Saturday and Sunday where you can find the perfect pumpkin to complete your fall décor. For an extra fee, purchase apples, pumpkins, gourds and other produce, snacks, hard cider and more.

Meadowlark Farm Orchard & Cidery - Rose Hill

Meadowlark Farm Orchard & Cidery LLC

Meadowlark Farm Orchard and Cidery is a pick your own peach and apple orchard and ‘cidery’ just 30 minutes from the center of Wichita. Bring your family and friends to the farm to taste the simmering voluptuousness of…

Mr. Gourdman’s Pumpkin Patch

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Dates: Through Oct. 29
(weekends; weekdays by appointment)

Great for a family outing away from the hustle and bustle of city life, Mr. Gourdman’s Pumpkin Patch sits near a 15-acre lake and a working horse ranch. Visit the pumpkin patch and enjoy a variety of activities including hay rack rides, canoes, boats and kayaks (dependent on water level). You’ll also find a picnic area, so pack a cooler and enjoy a meal in a serene farm setting. While concessions, pumpkins and produce are available for purchase, activities like fishing (bring your own tackle), a corn maze and hayrack rides are free.

P and M Pumpkin Ranch

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Dates: Through Nov. 5

Take the 45-minute drive north of Wichita to Moundridge and experience P & M Pumpkin Ranch. Adults and kids alike will have no problem finding hours of fun on this sprawling family farm. Visitors can shoot hoops in the P & M Sports Barn, bounce around on one of three jump pads, enjoy miniature golf, slide down the Outlaw Chute Slide, feed goats, watch pig races and much more. Most activities are included with admission, which is $15 per person (ages 2 and under free). Food and sweet treats including hot dogs, burgers, kettle corn and funnel cakes are available for purchase. Private campfires, perfect for entertaining groups, can also be reserved.

Girl playing at pumpkin pants ranch

Girl sliding down a homemade slide at pumpkin pants ranch

P and M Pumpkin Ranch, LLC

P and M Pumpkin Ranch is a western-themed, u-pick pumpkin patch filled with activities for the young in age to the young at heart! The whole family will enjoy the pig races, pedal karts, big slides, corn crib, and so…

Walter’s Pumpkin Patch

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Dates: Through Oct. 29

Named the state’s top pumpkin patch by Reader’s Digest, Walter’s Pumpkin Patch offers 70 acres of play areas and endless fun for kids and adults of all ages Wednesday-Sunday through Oct. 29. There’s always fun to be had at this popular pumpkin patch like romping on the mountains and playground, paddle boats, exploring the walking trail, petting the animals, having some great pumpkin soup or a hot dog, or browsing their unique gift shop. Located approximately 45 minutes northeast of Wichita, Walter’s Farm also hosts numerous events during the fall to keep the fun going! This year, the farm is partnering with Tanganyika Wildlife Park for four days of interactive animal experiences.

Walters' Pumpkin Patch

We began as a u-pick pumpkin patch and have expanded our offerings to include gourds, squash, apples, peaches, blackberries and home grown produce when available). We are offering many more special events beginning in…

Family-Friendly Halloween Events

In addition to pumpkin patches, Wichita has these family-friendly fall events – and many other happenings – to offer.


Find more Halloween fun for adults and kids alike in Wichita, Kansas and download their fall/winter visitor guide for more inspiration.

Pumpkin Patches

Pick out your own pumpkin, try tasty autumn treats, and fall for memories with your family at a Kansas pumpkin patch.