An outing to a pumpkin patch in Baton Rouge makes for the perfect fall day. We can't guarantee your kids will cooperate for the perfect picture though!
The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens Corn Maze is a family-friendly day of fall fun with numerous farm-related activities. Have some crazy, mazy fun every Saturday in October. Wander through the maze, visit a farm animal petting zoo, decorate a pumpkin, climb a hay mountain, zip along a kids zip line, take a hayride and more. Free for children 3 and younger.
WHEN: Saturdays in October, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
WHERE:4560 Essen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Visit the Pumpkin Patch at Jefferson United Methodist and choose your pumpkins for Fall decorating! They have all shapes and sizes, plus a staged photo area available for children (or furry children)!
WHEN: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. through October 31
WHERE: 10328 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70809
NewSong on Old Perkins Road hosts an open to the public pumpkin patch every year and concludes the season with a Fall Fest! They also have hayrides pulled by a tractor and offer field trips for local schools
WHEN: October 7-31. Mondays-Fridays 2p.m.-6pm; Saturdays 10a.m.-6p.m. and Sundays 12p.m.-6p.m.
WHERE: 18465 Old Perkins Pl Ave, Prairieville, LA 70769
Bonus: Pink Pumpkin Pop Up
Don't miss Baton Rouge General's Pop Up Pink Pumpkin Patch. See their social media or www.protectyourpumpkins.com for dates. More than 6,000 pink pumpkins appear overnight at Baton Rouge General’s Bluebonnet campus during the month of October (with a smaller patch at the Mid City campus) The patch is part of their Breast Cancer Awareness campaign and encourages women over 40 to schedule their annual mammogram. Play some games, get a shirt, and pick a free pumpkin to take home and display your support for breast cancer awareness!
For more family-friendly fall activities in Baton Rouge, visit https://www.visitbatonrouge.com/explore/seasons/fall/