With temperatures dropping and decorations going up, there’s no better time than now to begin celebrating the fall season in Baton Rouge. From pumpkin patches to corn mazes to hayrides and more, we’ve compiled a list of activities for you to check off your fall bucket list. They’re only available for a limited time, so make sure you start exploring these activities today!
Fall Activities in Baton Rouge
LSU AgCenter Corn Maze at Burden
Jefferson United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch
13th Gate Haunted House
832 St. Philip Street
Open since 2002, Louisiana’s “Ultimate Haunted House,” The 13th Gate, continues to attract both locals and visitors from all over for a night of fright! Rated as one of the top haunted houses in the United States, this attraction is sure to make you scream and have you walking away with goosebumps. You can book your visit to this ultimate haunted house here.
Baton Rouge Coffee Shops with Must-Try Fall Flavors
While you’re out and about enjoying these fall attractions, any coffee lover will want to stop for fuel. Be sure to check out the coffee shops below to experience the flavors of fall in the perfect brew made just for you.
- Southern Cofé
- PJ's Coffee
- City Roots Coffee Bar
- Brew Ha-Ha!
- Coffee Joy
- Magpie Café
- Highland Coffees
- Light House Coffee
- Rêve Coffee Lab
- CC's Coffee House
- Cedar House Roasting Co.
Fall Activities Beyond Baton Rouge
Blackwater United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch (Baker)
10000 Blackwater Road, Baker, LA 70714
When a farmer made a handshake deal with a minister 31 years ago, the start of a beautiful partnership was formed. Today, the proceeds from the Blackwater United Methodist Church Pumpkin Patch go towards helping the church and the community. Check out this pumpkin patch today to find your perfect gourd!
NewSong Church Pumpkin Patch (Prairieville)
18465 Old Perkins Place Avenue, Prairieville, LA 70769
You’ll find another annual pumpkin patch over in Prairieville at New Song Church! The proceeds from each pumpkin sale goes to missions in Ascension Parish, East Baton Rouge Parish, Association of Living Water, Angel Tree, Coats & Socks for Kids, Open Air Ministries, Hurricane Relief and Good Samaritan Acts of Service. Check out this pumpkin patch now through October 31st.
Barn Hill Preserve (Ethel)
11342 LA-955, Ethel, LA 70730
From kangaroo and sloth encounters to wagon rides and pumpkin patches, Barn Hill Preserve provides a can’t miss fall experience. Come get in on the fall activities and more every weekend now through November 21st!
Mrs. Heather’s Farms Pumpkin Patch (Hammond)
11215 Lee’s Lane, Hammond, LA 70401
For the fall fanatic, Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch is the place to be! Come pick a pumpkin from the field, travel through the hay maze, take a ride on the zipline and more! With an activity for every age group, Mrs. Heather’s Pumpkin Patch is well worth the short drive outside of Baton Rouge. Open now through November 8th.
Rise Haunted House (Tickfaw)
10342 Highway 442, Tickfaw, LA 70466
Feed your fears if you dare to step into the Rise Haunted House! Located in Tickfaw, LA, this spot has three haunted attractions guaranteed to get your spook on. Be prepared for a scare around every corner! Make sure to check out this attraction now through November 13th. Visit their website for hours and additional information.
Liuzza Land (Amite City)
56186 Holden Circle, Amite City, LA 70422
Find the ultimate pumpkin to carve this season when you take a trip out to Liuzza Land! Learn all about what it takes to grow a bountiful pumpkin patch, and end your day with a stroll through the corn maze.
Cajun Country Corn (Amite City)
40833 LA-16, Amite City, LA 70422
How long does it take you to make it out of a corn maze? Find out when you visit Cajun Country Corn! Constructed on a 7.5 acre cornfield, this year’s design depicts the unity the community experienced to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Cajun Country Corn is open October 15th through November 6th. Hours vary.
Montz Pumpkin Farm (LaPlace)
17834 River Road, LaPlace, LA 70068
Pick your pumpkin, bob for apples and end your day with a hayride when you visit the Montz Pumpkin Farm! Not only can you be a part of the fall festivities, but here you can learn about the importance of farming in the community. Open during weekends in October, the Montz Pumpkin Farm will provide an experience the whole family can enjoy!
From the more light-hearted attractions to the spooky ones, Baton Rouge and Southeast Louisiana have something for everyone to take part in this season. Start celebrating fall in the Capital City and beyond today, and take us along with you when you use the tag #ExploreBatonRouge!