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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


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


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


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


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


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




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

Millstone Creek Orchards

Location:  506 Parks Crossroads Church Road, Ramseur, NC  27316

Dates: September 16,17,24 &30, ALL Saturdays & Sundays in October


Saturday: 9am-6pm

Sunday: 1pm-6pm

Offers:   Your ticket includes: Pumpkin picking & education, orchard hayride, pumpkin seed tasting,  apple cider pressing demo, apple cider slushie, $3.00 towards your pumpkin purchase, and a whole bunch of fun!

*All guests over the age of 2 must have a ticket. 

Facebook Page:  CLICK HERE

Kalawi Farm

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

Dates: September 29th -  October 29th

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


Sept & Nov: M-F: By Appointment., Sat: 9a-6p, Sun: 1-6p
Oct: M-F: 10a-4p, Sat: 9a-6p, Sun: 1

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


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


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

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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! 

Farley Family Lights
When:    Tuesdays and Saturdays, October 6-31st   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.)

Southern Pines Autumnfest
When:    October 7th, 9am - 4pm
Where:  Downtown Park, Southern Pines
Head to Downtown Southern Pines for the 44th Annual Autumnfest. There will be
lots of vendors, live music & e
ntertainment, the annual 5k, youth sprint races, and
fair food galore!  

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 tickets HERE.

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 tickets HERE
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 includes
 brats, sauerkraut, potato salad, roll, and bottled water.  You can also sign up for a 2-person corn hole tournament!

Fall Carnival at Dunrovin
When:    Friday, October 13th, 2:00pm-7:00pm
                    Saturday & Sunday, October 14th -15th,  12:00 pm-7:00pm

Where:  5456 US 1, Vass 
Kids will love the the Fall Carnival at Dunrovin Exotic Animal Sanctuary! Enjoy games, animal encounters, concessions, face painting, photo ops, and more!  All proceeds will support the care of the many furry friends at Dunrovin. 

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 time slot so you and your boo can have a night out! 

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 folks of all ages. There is a $5 entry fee.

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!

Downtown Southern Pines Trick-or-Treating and Boofest
When:   Friday, October 20th, 5:00-9:00pm
Where:  Downtown Southern Pines

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.
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. 
Admission: $5 for ages 2-15, all others free

Fall Festival Halloween Horse Camp
When:    Saturday, October 21st, 11:30am-Sunday, October 22nd, 2:30 pm
Where:  Refugio Farm Equestrian Center, 896 Yadkin Road, Southern Pines
Nothing says Halloween like 2 full days of face painting, bouncy houses, hay rides, haunted houses, trick or treating, relay races, food trucks, horse and pony rides, camp fires, and SO much more! Click here for more details and how to reserve your spot.

Meet and Treat
When:    Saturday, October 21st, 5-9pm
Where:  Twigg & Co., 206 N Sandhills Boulevard, Aberdeen 
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! 

Fall Movie in Vass Park
When:    Saturday, October 21st, 7-9pm
Where:  Sandy Ramey Keith Memorial Park 
Bring a blanket, chair, and spooky attitude to Vass Park for a showing of Hocus Pocus!  This is a free showing for your family to enjoy. Popcorn will be provided!
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.

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.

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. 

Spooky Stories with the Carthage Museum
When:    Sunday, October 29th, 2pm-5pm
Where:  Carthage Historical Committee & Museum
Join the Carthage Museum for an afternoon of spooky (and not-so-spooky) stories. They'll be in costume and they hope you will be, too! Challenge yourself to see if you can find all of the ghosts they have hidden.

Trunk or Treat!

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Springhill Suites Marriott
When:    Sunday, October 29th, 4:00pm-6:00pm
The kiddos will have a blast at the trunk or treat at the Springhill Suites Marriott. Enjoy family-friendly games and candy galore!

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.)

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. 
The Village Chapel
When:    Tuesday, October 31st, 5:00pm-7:00pm
Bring your kids for a fun night of trunk or treating. 

Cypress Point Fire Rescue 

When:    Tuesday, October 31st, 5:30pm-8:00pm
Bring your kids for a fun night of trunk or treating and firetruck adventures!

Town of Robbins Greenspace
When:    Tuesday, October 31st, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Head to Robbins for a family-friendly night of Trunk-or Treating!

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

listed, please email  Thanks!

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