We’re almost a full week into fall—which means many of us are itching to start celebrating the festivities! From decorating your apartment for autumn, to baking terrifyingly tasty Halloween treats, to making your costume, you can never celebrate the season too early. Leap into a pile of fun when you visit these pumpkin patches near Dothan, AL.
- About: First up on our list of pumpkin patches near Dothan, we have Aplin Farms. You can visit them all October long! And when you do, don’t forget to check out their fresh produce Along with pumpkins, they also grow peaches, apples, and peppers, depending on the season. Keep an eye on their Facebook page for the activities they’ll unveil this year.
- Location: 2729 N County Road 49, Dothan
- Drive time from Colony Square: 15 minutes
- Hours: You can pick up pumpkins every day from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., but if you want to participate in the activities, attend Wednesdays to Fridays from 1 to 6 p.m., Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 6 p.m.
- Website: Click here
- About: Starting October 2nd, you can visit CornDodgers Farm! Come for the pumpkin patch and stay for the pony rides, corn maze, mini zipline, and more. They even have a giant jumping pillow! Where else can you find that? They close after October 31st, so take a trip over there while you can!
- Location: 1555 Knowles Road, Headland
- Drive time from Colony Square: 23 minutes
- Admission: $16 at the gate or $14 online for those aged 3 to 64, $10 for seniors, $12 for military members and immediate family with military I.D., and free for children aged 2 and younger
- Hours: Fridays from 5 to 10 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 6 p.m.
- Website: Click here
We know, we know—it’s only Tuesday. But now, you have something to look forward to this weekend: visiting these pumpkin patches near Dothan.
Oh, and before you visit, let us give you a little pro tip! Save the insides of your pumpkin for pumpkin pie or other fall dishes. You can also roast the seeds in your oven with sea salt for an extra special snack.
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