Since occupying your new home in Knightdale, the community spirit you’ve noticed locally is amazing. The neighborhood events at the Knightdale Station community alone are something every small town should be able to enjoy. This type of spirit and community support seems to be constant throughout town and cities in the surrounding area. In case you haven’t noticed, this spirit amplifies when we near a holiday. Thus, with Halloween just around the corner, below is a guide to Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes that the whole family can enjoy in across the local area.
Fall in North Carolina is the season that many refer to as the “perfect weather.” The colors start to change. The temperature remains nice but cools somewhat…and Halloween is near. Whether it’s Halloween or the autumn season that you fell in love with, celebrate either with these local traditions and a visit to these Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes.
Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes: Fall Tradition with Fresh Options to Bring Home!
Ken’s Korny Corn Maze, Garner
The first stop on our Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes tour brings us to Garner. This year marks the 22nd anniversary of Ken’s Korny Corn Maze, which has become a true staple of the season locally. Put on your thinking cap though, when you take on this 2.5-mile maze through the six-foot-high corn stalks. In addition to the maze, Ken’s has mini-golf, duck races, a pirate ship, food, and much more. Likewise, their produce center not only offers pumpkins but also the best in fresh local delicious fruits and veggies.
DJ’s Berry Patch and Farm Fresh Produce, Apex
Next stop, Apex! This is another visit you will want to make with the entire family and make into a fall tradition. Pick away at fresh pumpkins and also pick you own spectacular fall mums at this family-operated farm. As we suggest above at Ken’s, a stop to the produce stand before leaving DJ’s is a must. Here you can find not only pre-picked decorative pumpkins but the area’s finest fresh Indian corn, sweet potatoes, apples, berries, and more.
Ragan and Holly’s Pumpkin Patch, Apex
Must be something about the soil out in Apex. For the second entry in a row, we find ourselves in the town for Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes. At Ragan and Holly’s Pumpkin Patch you have. a great selection of pumpkins, but like the others above, there is so. much more. Seasonal produce like tomatoes, peaches. and grapes bring customers from miles around. Likewise, to add to fall decor, check out the cornstalks, hay bales, and mums at Ragan and Holly’s. Oh, and don’t forget their famous homemade ice cream for a treat before you move along.
A-Maze-Ing Family Fun at More Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes
Tractor’s Corn Maze, Wake Forest
Much like Apex above, Wake Forest seems to have a recurring Fall theme that attracts families from all over. Beginning with Tractor’s Corn Maze, these both see a consistent stream of foot traffic for their incredible 8-acre corn maze. Whether at nighttime or during daylight, the “Corn Quest” is a must among Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes. In addition, Tractor’s offers a wide array of cool colors in their pumpkins ranging from traditional orange to white, pink, blue, and more.
Crossroads Corn Maze, Wake Forest
Staying in Wake Forest, next of our Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes is Crossroads Corn Maze. A very challenging 5-acre corn maze is the main attraction at this spot. Less of a challenge but equally enjoyable are the family-favorite hayrides, too. You can also pick your own pumpkins, take part in many games and activities, and try the maze at night if you have a flashlight and think you can find your way!
Phillips Farm Corn Maze and Haunted Farm, Cary
The final of our Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes takes us to another area classic. Located in Cary, Phillips Farm Corn Maze and Haunted Farm has thrilled area families for over 100 years! With their classic corn maze turning into the Haunted Farm at nighttime, this is maybe the most iconic of any Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes, bar none. After all, it’s tough to beat a century of thrills and chills provided.
There are many other Raleigh Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes across the area surrounding you at Knightdale Station. Though we are certain your family will delight in any you visit, the ones above might become a tradition. For more information on the new homes in Knightdale at Knightdale Station, visit knightdalestation.com