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HARVEST FUN

2023

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Farms with family-friendly activities including hay rides, corn mazes,  and pumpkin patches , PLUS local events and trunk-or-treats are what you will find on this page packed full of fun!

Take a Trip to a Farm...

CLICK EACH  FARM NAME to visit their website.

*For a full listing of NC farms with corn mazes, click HERE.

Buchanan Farms

Location:  2508 Broadway Rd, Sanford, NC 27332

Dates: September 29th-October 28th

Hours:

Friday & Saturday: 6pm-10pm

Offers:  Corn Maze, Hayrides, Corn Slide, Bounce Houses, Food Trucks

Pumpkin Patch, etc.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Gallberry Corn Maze

Location: 5991 Braxton Road, Hope Mills, NC 28348

Dates: September 16th - October 29th

Hours:

Friday:       5pm – 9pm 

Saturday:  Noon - 9pm

Sunday:     1pm - 6pm 

Offers:   Hayride, Jumping Pillow, Double Barrel Tube Slides, a giant

Corn Shack (with a slide inside), the Bouncy Ball Corral, Corn Hole

games, Barrel Train Rides, Hay Mountain, super-sized Sandbox with

diggers, Farm Animals, Playground, Pig Races, and MORE!

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Gross Farms

Location:  1606 Pickett Road, Sanford, NC 27332

Dates: September 16th - October 29th

Hours:

Friday:       4pm – 8pm (October Only)

Saturday:  11am – 8pm

Sunday:     11am – 5pm

Offers:  Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, John Deer Tricycle

Track, Giant Pumpkin Jump, Tom's Tunnel and more, plus picnic areas

and concession stands with homemade ice cream!  

*Tickets can be purchased online or onsite.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Hubbs Farm

Location:  10276 US-421, Clinton, NC 28328

Dates:  September 23rd - November 4th

Hours:

Wednesday - Friday: 10am-3pm

Saturdays in October: 10am-9pm
Saturdays in September and November : 10am-6pm

Sunday: 10am-6pm    

Offers: 15 Acre Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Farm Animals,

Triple-Barrel Giant Slides, Mini Zip line, and too much more to list here!

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Huckleberry Trail Farm

Location:  143 Pleasant Hill Church Rd, Siler City, NC 27344

Dates: September 30th - October 29th

Hours:

Saturday:  10am – 6pm

Sunday:     1pm – 6pm

Offers:  Enjoy this 4.5 acre  corn maze  full of stalks and bushels and

loaded with  fun. You can also pick a pumpkin or two in their pumpkin

patch and have an old-fashioned hayride around the  farm.  PLUS check

out their Flashlight Maze on October 28th, 6-9pm.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

McLean Farms

Location:  5490 River Road, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Dates: September 24th - October 30th

Hours:

STAY TUNED FOR 2023 HOURS

Offers:  Choose from 2 all inclusive packages to include: Corn Maze, Hayrides, Pumpkin Launches, Barrel Rides, Take Home Pumpkins, Ice Cream, and more!

Click their Facebook link for more details.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Kalawi Farm

Location:  1515 Hwy. 211, Eagle Springs, NC 27242

Dates: September 29th -  October 29th
Hours:  

Friday - Saturday: 10am-8pm

Sunday: 10am-7pm

Offers:  Corn Maze, Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Jump Pillow,

Super Slide, Barrel Train, Mini Maze, and more.

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Naylor Family Farm

Location:  6016 US 401 N, Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526

Dates: September 16th - November 5th

Hours: 

Sept & Nov: M-F: By Appointment., Sat: 9a-6p, Sun: 1-6p
Oct: M-F: 10a-4p, Sat: 9a-6p, Sun: 1
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Offers: Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Petting Zoo, Hayrides,

Gem Mining, Kids Play Area, Barrel Train,  pedal carts, NEW Apple Cannons,  Super

Mega Ride-n-slide, night time flashlight walks through the maze, etc.

Pre-purchasing tickets (available online) is preferred. 

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Phillips Farms

Location:  6701 Good Hope Church Road, Cary, NC 27519

Dates: September 16th - October 29th

Hours: 

Thursday:  5pm-9pm

Friday:  3pm - 6pm

Saturday:  10am-6pm 

Sunday:  1pm - 6pm

Offers: Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Cow Train, Sunflower Experience,

Fall Market, Concessions, Haunted Farm (Friday/Saturday only...

see Facebook page for hours) and much more. 

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Tart's Mega Corn Maze

Location:  17345 US-421, Dunn, NC 28334

Dates: September 23rd - November 4th

Hours:

Monday- Friday: 9am-1pm --By appointment only

Thursday: 12pm-5pm

Friday:       4pm – 8pm 

Saturday:  10am – 8pm

Sunday:     12pm – 6pm

Offers:  Giant Corn Maze with Games inside, Apple Cannons,

Kangaroo Jumper, Pumpkin Patch, Barrel Train, Toddler Mini-Maze,

Tire Swings, Food, Games, and so much more!  

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

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Local Events

 CLICK EACH EVENT TITLE for more information. 

Oktoberfest at the Rec Room Southern Pines
When:    Friday, October 6th, 12:00pm-12:00 am
Where:  750 SW Broad Street, Southern Pines
The Rec Room is celebrating Oktoberfest ALL day with beer specials, games,
and German food from  the new Pinewurst Food Truck. And a costume
contest kicks off at 8pm complete with prizes! 


Southern Pines Autumnfest
When:    October 7th, 9am - 4pm
Where:  Downtown Park, Southern PinesHead to Downtown Southern Pines
for the 44th Annual Autumnfest. 
There will be lots of vendors, live music & entertainment, the annual 5k, youth sprint races, and fair food galore!  
 
Father Vincent Capodanno H.S. Octoberfest 
When:    Saturday, October 7th, 4:00pm-8:00 pm
Where:  4364 US HWY 1, Vass
Your family will love this outdoor event complete with games, bounce house,
food, and more!  Tickets are available HERE for a dinner plate that included brats, sauerkraut, potato salad, roll, and bottled water.  You can also sign up for a 2 person corn hole tournament!

 
Pumpkin Decorating Party
When:    Friday, October 13th, 5:30pm-8:30pm
Where:  My Gym Sandhills, 262A Pinehurst Avenue, Southern Pines
Kids ages 3-10 can enjoy an evening of games, spooky stories, pizza, and
decorating pumpkins! Make sure to schedule your kiddo's timeslot so you
and your boo can have a night out! 

 
Oktoberfest / Pawtoberfest at Red's  
When:    October 7th, 11am - 8pm
Where:  Red's Corner, Southern Pines
Enjoy a signature pint glass with an Oktoberfest beer and your choice of a Pretzel,
an Oktoberfest cookie or a dog cookie for just $12. Kid tickets will be $8 and include a  root beer, a choice of a kids cookie or a dog cookie.  There will also be fun events throughout the day including:  costume contest (for people and paws)
, live music, vendors, and more! For every ticket sold, a donation will be made to Cared for Canines' #buidthebuilding fund. Purchase your ticket HERE

 
White Hill Farms Fall Festival
When:    Saturday, October 7th, 9am-4pm
Where:  5020 S Plank Road, Cameron  
Enjoy a day on the farm! There will be antique tractors, petting zoo, kids activities, plowing demo, bluegrass music, food vendors, pick your own pumpkin, and more.  Admission is $10.00.  Kids under 2 are free.  Purchase your ticket HERE 

Customer Appreciation Day at Karefree Produce
When:    Saturday, October 14th, 9am-3pm
Where:  4680 US HWY 15/501, Carthage 
Head down for a day full of fun for everyone! There will be games, a bounce house,
a special kid's area, craft vendors,  music,  and pumpkin carving/decorating for the kids. The holiday menu will be out and there will be  food for sampling!

 
Spooktacular Lights
When:     Nightly during October, 6:30pm- 10pm
Where:  135 Fox Run Rd, Pinehurst 
Load up the family in the car and enjoy Spooktacular Lights, brought to you by the same family who puts on Holly Jolly Lights at Christmas time.  Tune your radio to
98.9 and enjoy the lights & music from the comfort of your car.  It's fun and free!


Farley Family Lights
When:    October 3-31st (except on Fridays), 7:30pm- 9:30pm
Where:  95 Farley Rd, Cameron
With more than 6,000 synchronized lights and special effects-- this has been described not as a light show, but an experience!  Tune your radio to 92.7 and
enjoy the lights from the comfort of your car, or venture out for a closer look
and enjoy the show over the PA system.  This is a free event.
(There is NO show if there is rain or other inclement weather.)

 
Sycamore Lodge Haunted Forest
When:    Saturdays, October 15th, 22nd, and 29th - 7:30-11:30pm
Where:  1059 Sycamore Lane, Jackson Springs, NC 27281 
There is no website for this event, but we have all the details right here.  Head to Sycamore Lodge Resort for a creepy walk through the forest.  Enter if you dare! This
is not recommended for small children or sensitive adults.  The cost is $15 at the door/$13 with Military ID.  100% of the proceeds donated to Lymphoma Society.

 
Meet and Treat
When:    Saturday, October 21st, 5-9pm
Where:  Twigg & Co.
Kids and adults are invited to wear your costumes for this fun shopping event.  Your favorite vendors will be handing out goodies. There will be $3 drinks, live music,  and   a costume contest! 

Downtown Southern Pines Trick-or-Treating and Boofest 
Where:  Downtown Southern Pines
When:   Friday, October 20th, 5:00-9:00pm
Ages 12 and under are invited to trick-or-treat at the local downtown businesses in Southern Pines at 5 pm, then head to Downtown Park at 5:30 pm for Halloween-themed games, crafts, activities, and the best dog costume raffle. Stay afterward for the showing
of Hotel Transylvania starting at 6:45 pm. All children must be accompanied by a guardian.
 
The Sandhills Have Eyes Zombie Run
When:   Saturday, October 22nd, 4:00pm
Where:  Sandhills Community College, 3395 Airport Rd
This non-timed run will take you through 2.2 miles of terror, evading zombies at every turn. Participants will wear flags that zombies will try and grab from you. Zombies will not be aggressive and will only go after your flag (they’re like brains to a zombie). Participants must be 12 years of age and older. No strollers or pets allowed. Costumes are encouraged.  Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity. Click HERE to register. 
 
Village of Pinehurst Oktoberfest  
When:    Saturday, October 28th, 4pm-9pm
Where:  Tufts Memorial Park, Village of Pinehurst
Kick off a fun afternoon with Kinderfest from 4pm-6pm. This will feature a fun family festival with crafts and a Halloween costume show-off. Traditional Oktoberfest activities will follow with German music for all to enjoy. Food and beverages will be available for purchase throughout the day. Outside beverages are not permitted. 
 
Fall-O-Ween  
When:    Saturday, October 21st, 11am- 2pm
Where:  Malcolm Blue Farm
Grab the kiddos and head down to Malcolm Blue Farm for fun carnival games, inflatables, pony rides, a climbing wall, and more! There will be food vendors and yummy ice cream for you to enjoy. Costumes are encouraged. (no horror, gore, or full face masks please.)This event is for children ages 15 and under. 
 
Spooktacular Halloween Party
When:    Saturday, October 22nd,  1-4pm
Where:   Tyson Sinclair Building, Downtown Carthage
This fun event in downtown Carthage will feature a kid's Halloween costume and free ice cream!
 
Fall Festival
When:    Saturday, October 22nd,  4 - 7pm
Where:   Faith Baptist Church
Enjoy a child-friendly costume contest, cake walk, chili contest, trunk or treat, hot dog dinner and more!
 
Trick and Treat Trail Ride 
When:   Sunday, October 22nd, 9am-3pm
Where:  Lyell's Meadow, 225 Mile Away Lane, Southern Pines
The Trick-and-Treat Tra
il Ride through The Walthour-Moss Foundation. This will be open to riders from 9am-3pm and carriages are welcome from 1pm-3pm.  Participants will love this marked trail decorated Halloween style!  Plan to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in Lyell's Meadow or purchase food at the on-site concession stand. Costumes are encouraged, but optional. You can purchase your ticket HERE.

 
Layers of Fear Haunted Trail
When:    Friday & Saturday, October 13-14; 7-10pm
Where:  Campbell House Grounds, Southern Pines
From the moment you enter along a dark, winding road, surrounded by haunted grounds, you are fair game to each and every haunted creature. This event is open to all ages. There is a $5 entry fee.
 
The Festival D'Avion
When:  Friday , October 27th, 6:00pm-11:00pm,
                Saturday, October 2
8th, 10:00am-4:00 pm
Where:  Moore County Airport, 7825 Aviation Dr, Carthage
The Festival D’Avion offers a unique collection of special events/activities, displays/exhibits, entertainment and food and beverage options for the entire
​family to enjoy. Enjoy a classic car show, aircraft tours, skydiving, the Army Gold Knights Jump Team, 5k, concerts, NEW Costume Carnival fundraiser on Friday night, and more.  Click HERE for a full schedule of events.

 
Halloween Open Market
When:    Saturday, October 29th, 8:00am- 3:00pm
Where:  5200 US 1, Vass
Bring the whole family for this Halloween Market! Dress up the kiddos and they can trick-or-treat  while you shop from the vendors, enjoy food, and live music from Mary Stone from 12-3pm. 
 
Harley-Ween
When:    Saturday, October 29th, 12:00pm- 3:00pm
Where:  Cox's Double Eagle Harley-Davidson
Stop by for a Halloween event for the whole family. Trunk or treat for the kids, witches' brew for the BIG kids! There will be a costume contest for both kids and adults at 2pm.  Two Guns BBQ food truck  and Hatchet Brewing Company will be on site. 

Seven Lakes Fire & Rescue Open House
When:    Saturday, October 29th, 1:00pm- 4:00pm
Where:  718 Seven Lakes Drive, West End
Come meet your local firefighters and ride in a fire truck! There will also be an inflatable bounce house, free hot dogs, candy, and educational information.
Kids are encouraged to wear their Halloween costumes.


Bowl-o-Ween
When:  Saturday, October 29th, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Where:  Sandhills Bowling Center, Inc.
2 hours of family bowling with face painting, wooden pumpkin decoration, kid's goodie bags, and a kid's dinner!  Don't forget your costume for the kid's costume contest at 7pm!  Give them a call to reserve your lane. 

Fall Festival
When:  Saturday, October 29th, 5:00pm-7:30pm
Where:  Emmanuel Baptist Church, 632 McCrimmon Road, Carthage
Free!  Games, Food, Music, Activities.  Christian or fun-themed costumes are welcomed. Please no scary ones!

Harvest Festival ** need time
When:  Saturday, October 21st,  
Where:  Culdee Presbyterian  Church, 916 NC Hwy 73, West End
Free! Enjoy a live auction, country store, fun activities for kids,  a chicken and dumpling fundraising dinner, and more! All proceeds benefit the church missions giving and maintenance funds. 

 
Trick-or-Treat Trail 
When:    Sunday, October 29th, 2:00-4:00pm
Where:  Weymouth Woods - Sandhills Nature Preserve
Put on your costumes for a family-friendly Halloween-themed nature trail with treats along the way.

Haunted Trail
When:    Sunday, October 30th, 5:30-7:30pm
Where:  West End Presbyterian Church
Stop by and travel through the haunted trail--if you dare!  There are 3 levels of 'scare."  Level 1: 5:30-6pm; Level 2: 6-6:60pm, and Level 3: 6:45-7:30pm. This haunted trail is free with a $5 suggested donation to go towards the WEPC youth group.
 
Cypress Point Fire & Rescue Halloween Carnival
When:  Monday, October 31st, 5:30pm-9:00pm
Where:  Cypress Pointe Fire & Rescue, 131 S Alma Street, Vass
Enjoy many activities including a Hay-Ride, Trunk or Treat , “Famous” Cake Walk, Costume Contest, and Fire Prevention Fun. For kids 12 and under. 
 
1st Annual Merry Thanksgiving Festival & Market
When:    Saturday, November 12th, 10:00am-4:00pm
Where:  Nancy Kiser Park, Carthage
Food Trucks! Craft Vendors! Live Music! Pumpkin Carving Contest, and More! 

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Halloween String Lights
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Trunk or Treat!

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Cameron Baptist Church
When:    Sunday, October 16th, 4:00pm
Join the folks from Cameron Baptist Church for trunk-or treating and hot dogs at the Cameron Elementary School Ballfield.  Don't forget your costumes (just nothing scary, please!). 
 
Town of Robbins Greenspace
When:    Tuesday, October 31st, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Head to Robbins for a family-friendly night of Trunk-or Treating!

Culdee Presbyterian Church
When:    Saturday, October 22nd, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Bring your youngsters out for some Halloween treats! They can't wait to see their Halloween costumes!
 
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
When:    Sunday, October 23rd, 4:00pm
Enjoy the Annual Family Fun Night at Pleasant Hill! There will be a hot dog supper, games, hay ride, a trunk or treat, and great fellowship.
 
Crossway Church of Worship
When:    Wednesday, October 26th, 7:00pm-8:00pm
Gather your family and enjoy this safe alternative for Halloween.
 
Karefree Produce
When:    Monday, October 30th, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Bring the kiddos dressed in their favorite costumes to trunk or treat at the farm. Cars/trucks will be decorated for the occasion and plenty of candy will be on hand for the little ones. 

Grace Church, Southern Pines
When:    Saturday, October 29th, 2:00pm-4:00pm
Gather your family and invite your friends to this whole family event!
 
Festival D'Avion ** need time
When:   Saturday, October 28th, 3:00pm
Head down to the Moore County Airport for a  Trunk or Treat.
They will be passing out candy,  having a costume contest, and more.

 
Cameron Presbyterian Church
When:    Saturday, October 29th, 5:00pm-7:00pm
You are invited to the 2nd annual trunk or treat at Cameron Presbyterian! This is a child friendly event for all to enjoy.

Seven Lakes Baptist Church
When:    Sunday, October 29th, 6:00pm-7:30pm
You are invited to the annual trunk or treat at Seven Lakes Baptist! There will be lots of trunks for treatin' and hot dogs for eatin'! ( Please, no scary/horror costumes.)
 
Hatchet Brewing Company
When:    Sunday, October 30th, 12:00pm-4:00pm
Bring the family for a day full of trunk or treating! There will be trunks
full of treats, face painting, and more.

 
Community Trunk or Treat
When:    Sunday, October 30th, 3:00pm-5:00pm
Come down to the Aberdeen Parks and Recreation Department for this FREE family event! Enjoy crafts, hot dogs, chips, and a fun trunk or treat!
 
First Baptist Church, Southern Pines** Need time
When:    Sunday, October 29th,  
Preschoolers & Children (K-5) are invited to come dressed
in a non-scary costume.  Be ready for lots of candy and fun! 

 
Brownson Memorial Presbyterian Church
When:    Sunday, October 30th, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Put the kids in their costumes for a fun night of trunk-or treating at Brownson.

West End Presbyterian Church
When:    Sunday, October 30th, 4:00pm-6:00pm
Children of all ages are invited to trunk or treat at West End Presbyterian! Costumes are encouraged, and a hot dog dinner will be served to all participants. 
 
First Baptist Church of Pinehurst
When:    Sunday, October 30th, 5pm-6:30pm
Come dressed in your Halloween Costume and get ready
for a  night of trunk or treating and family fun!

 
The Village Chapel - needs linked
When:    Tuesday, October 31st, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Bring your kids for a fun night of trunk or treating. 
 
First Baptist Church of Carthage
When:    Monday, October 31st, 5:30pm-7:30pm
Bring your kids for an evening of treats, games, and fun. Don't forget your costumes!

Remix Church
When:    Monday, October 31st, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Enjoy a fun and safe night of trunk or treating, free food, DJ, and carnival rides! This is a FREE event for kids up to the 5th grade.
 
Eagle Springs Baptist Church
When:    Monday, October 31st, 6:30pm-8:30pm
Enjoy a  safe night of trunk or treating with candy and loads of fun!

If you know of any Trunk-or-Treats or events that are not

listed, please email moorechoicesnc@gmail.com.  Thanks!

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