The smell of pumpkins is in the air, and fall has officially landed. Middle Tennessee is a playground in the fall, packed to the brim with pumpkin patches, corn mazes, light shows, and autumn activities. Here are five local farms to check out this fall.
Shade Tree Farm & Orchard
Shade Tree Farm and Orchard is all about those apples, berries—blueberries, blackberries—and peaches! One day during the fall, they host a fall festival with vendors, food, baked goods, apple cider slushies, apple cider donuts, pumpkins, photo opportunities, and games for the whole family to enjoy.
Lucky Ladd Farms
This is one of the top farms to visit with the family this fall. Lucky Ladd Farms offers a wholesome experience for families, with over 60 acres of exciting fun. You and the kids will enjoy a petting zoo, pony rides, playgrounds and splash pads, hay rides, pumpkin picking, corn maze, and so much more!
Walden Pumpkin Farm
The best part about visiting Walden Pumpkin Farm is that admission (and parking) is free! Families can enjoy hay rides, seeing farm animals, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, and more. There’s even a country store and food depot on their farm where you can buy locally-made treats and gift items.
White’s Family Farm
Head over to the Nashville Fall Festival presented by White’s Family Farm. They host pumpkin picking, corn maze, sunflower fields, hayrides, kids' activities, and a pumpkin forest. There are plenty of photo ops set up around the farm as well.
Honeysuckle Hill Farm
Get ready for a show of lights, fireworks, and bonfires! Yes, you can experience all of the above at Honeysuckle Hill Farm. They also host a singing chicken show, pig races, pumpkin patches, and country music corn maze. You can enjoy zip lines, a rock wall, bungee trampolines, and dozens of other fun activities.
There are so many local Tennessee farms that you and the family can visit this fall. Take advantage of events and fall festivals with free admission, too, to save a little money this holiday season.