Fall Favorites: U-Pick Farms around Indianapolis, IN

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The autumn crisp is on its way, which means it’s time for another kind of crisp: apples. Apple pies, apple cider, apple brews, apple donuts, applesauce, apple cobbler… yum. 🙌

Oh my gourdness, you can’t forget to mention pumpkin patches, either. Jack-o-lanterns, corn mazes, hayrides, haunted houses… festive. 👻

Check out one (or all) of these eight farms, orchards, or pumpkin patches near Indianapolis to satisfy all your fall cravings.

Lark Ranch

📍1611 N. Meridian Rd., Greenfield, IN
🗓️ Sept.-Oct. 31
⏰Sept., Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m, Sun. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. + Oct., Sat. 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sun 11 a.m.-6 p.m.
💰 $12-15 admission
🎃 Enjoy the pumpkin patch, train ride, corn maze, hayride, slides, barrel rides, animal farms, and more with your general admission ticket.

Piney Acres Farm

📍1115 E. 1000 N., Fortville, IN
🗓️ Sept. 25-Oct. 31
⏰Sun.-Fri. 12-6 p.m.
💰 $12 general admission + paid activities
🍎 Pick your own pumpkins, gourds, or corn and walk around the farm enjoying hayrides corn mazes, barnyard animals, air cannons, duck races, and more.

Kelsay Farms

📍 6848 N. County R. 250 E., Whiteland, IN
🗓️ Oct. 1-31
⏰Fri. 6-9 p.m., Sat. 12-9 p.m., Sun. 12-6 p.m.
💰$12 general admission + paid activities
🎃 Pick your pumpkins and experience the 7-acre corn maze, Jump Pad, hayrides, Bale Mountain, Moo Choo Express, and more.

Beasley’s Orchard

📍 2304 E. Main St., Danville, IN
🗓️ Sept. 25- Oct. 31
⏰ Sun.-Sat. 1-6 p.m.
💰 $9-12 general admission
🎃 Take the hayride to pick your own apples and pumpkins then head back for the Barnyard Bonanza, corn maze, apple cannons, themed weekend events, and more.

Waterman’s Family Farm

📍 7010 E. Raymond Street, Indianapolis, IN
🗓️ Oct. 1-31
⏰ Mon.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
💰 General admission $
🎃 Take a hayride, get lost in the mazes, ride a train, and watch Tyranny the dinosaur chomp on some pumpkins.

Adrian Orchards

📍 500 W. Epler Ave., Indianapolis, IN
🗓️ Check Facebook Page for weekly schedule
⏰ Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sun. 12-5 p.m.
💰 Price of your picks
🍎 Harvest Fest 2021 will not be held this year due to uncertainty over health regulations. Call 317-784-7783 for current pricing, availability, and possible events.

Tuttle Orchards

📍 5715 N. 300 W., Greenfield, IN
🗓️ Sept.-Oct. 31
⏰ Mon.-Sat. 9 a.m.-7 p.m.
💰 Price of your picks + paid activities
🍎 After picking your own apples and pumpkins, enjoy the sunflower trail, corn maze, Tractor Town Kid’s Area, and more.

Anderson Orchards

📍 369 E. Greencastle Rd., Mooresville, IN
🗓️ Sept. 4-Oct. 31
⏰ Mon.-Sun. 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
💰 Price of your picks + paid activities and events
🍎 Check their Facebook Page for special weekend events and enjoy picking your own apples, berries, mums, and more.

Have you been to any of these orchards + farms, and if so, which one do you recommend? Have a go-to spot not on the list? Comment on the article and let us know. And remember, tag us in your photos on Instagram, Facebook + Twitter during all your fall fun. 🧡

Disclaimer: Before heading out to one of these farms, orchards, or pumpkin patches, we recommend contacting them ahead of time just to make sure they are still fully stocked + operating. Some locations may close down operations once the pumpkins are gone.

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