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Tag: Pumpkin Patches


It’s time for pumpkin patches, haunted houses in South Sound

The weather might not be cooperating, but for those in search of a little seasonal fun, this weekend will see the opening of many pumpkin patches, corn mazes and haunted houses around Pierce and Thurston counties. So put on your muck boots and raingear and head out.

Here is our annual map of local halloween attractions. Just click on the markers for details (orange marker=pumpkin patch; red marker=haunted house or maze.)


Find the perfect patch to fetch your great pumpkin

Sure, you could go to Safeway and pick up your seasonal squash, but what’s the fun in buying your Halloween pumpkin from the same place you get your Corn Flakes.

For True Northwesterners, nothing beats pulling on the muck boots, packing up the kids into the Family Truckster and heading out into the countryside for a seasonal outing to the pumpkin patch. South Sound farms offers a wide variety of seasonal produce and activities this month, ranging from straight ahead u-pick pumpkins to full-fledged fall carnivals with elaborate corn mazes, hay rides and kiddie activities. It’s a great family

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