Northwest Arkansas Guide to Fall and Halloween Fun in 2022

Pumpkin Patches, Corn Mazes, Fall Festivals and More

By Kara Ault, Macaroni Kid Fayetteville and Rogers-Bentonville Publisher September 16, 2022

Fall in Arkansas means lots of fun and Macaroni Kid is here to help you find it. I've put together this list of local fall family venues and events for you and your family to enjoy. Everything listed here is either free or low-cost and affordable for families. Click on the title of each event to go to the calendar entry for it and see all the details. Please note that there are many more events listed on our calendar!

This article will be updated throughout the fall, so check back often and share with friends- They will thank you! 

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Please note that some events and attractions may be dependent on weather- call ahead if you have questions.

Farmland Adventures
- Springdale-A variety of attractions including a 9-acre Giant Corn Maze, a pumpkin patch, pony rides, farm animals, pig races, a kids' play area and more await you. $14/ adult, $12 child age 3-12. Admission includes all activities. Pumpkin prices vary by size. September 9th through November 5th.

Military & First Responders Appreciation Specials
Discounted admission for military, police, firefighters, EMS personnel, and nurses and their immediate family (Proper ID proof required)
September: $7 admission all month

October: $7 admission Thursdays and Fridays; $2 OFF regular admission on Saturdays

Thursdays: 3PM - 9:30 PM (October ONLY), Fridays: 1PM - 9:30 PM, Saturdays: 9AM - 9:30PM
Closed on Sundays
Monday - Friday:
Visits can be scheduled at other times during the week by appointment only for groups of 35 or more.
*** The last ticket is sold each night at 8:30PM (one hour before farm closing) / Wagon Ride closes at 7pm**

McGarrah Farms Pumpkin Patch- Pea Ridge- Sept 24-Oct 31- Mon-Sundays (closed Tues)- pumpkins, hay rides, corn maze and more.

McGarrah Farms Rivercrest Orchard- Fayetteville- Sept 10-Oct 30, Thurs-Sundays. Face painting, bounce pillows, hayrides and more.

Vanzant Fruit Farm - Lowell- lots of decorated scarecrows, too!

Sequoyah UMC Youth Pumpkin Patch - Fayetteville

Macaroni Kid is a FREE resource for Northwest Arkansas families. Thank you to our community sponsors and local family-owned businesses Lewis Automotive Group and Goldfish Swim School in Rogers for supporting family fun!