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Top 5 Family Friendly Farms: Greenville, SC (KABOOM Awards Winners)

Where can you enjoy some family-friendly fun on the farm in Greenville, SC? Kidding Around readers offered their picks for their favorite farms to visit.

The 2023 KABOOM Awards Family Favorites winners are some of the best farms that offer family-friendly activities near Greenville, SC.

Best Farms near Greenville, SC

The Top 5 Family-Friendly Farms Near Greenville, SC

2023 KABOOM Awards Winners

1st Place:

Happy Cow Farm

Finalists:

  • Denver Downs
  • Skytop Orchards
  • Justus Orchards
  • Eden Farms

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Denver Downs

SPONSORED 864.305.1268 | 1515 Denver Road, Anderson, SC


KABOOM finalist

2023 KABOOM Awards Family Favorites Finalist: Family-Friendly Farms


This 900-acre farm located just north of I-85 between Anderson and Clemson boasts one of the largest corn mazes in the southeast. In addition to the maze, they offer a wide assortment of activities including play areas, farm animals and a u-pick pumpkin patch. The activities are all covered under one admission price. Denver Downs Farm is open daily late September through mid-November.

Offers:
Pumpkin Patch
Many Kids’ Activities- cow train, jumping pillow, zip line, and more!
Farm Animals
Corn Maze 

Check out our KA review of the Denver Downs Fall Festival, with reviews of what’s new on the farm, their epic slide, and other fun things to do on the farm.

Happy Cow Creamery

864.243.9699 | 332 McKelvey Road, Pelzer, SC


KABOOM First Place

 

2023 KABOOM Awards Family Favorites 1st Place: Best Family-Friendly Farms


Find your perfect pumpkin, other locally-grown produce, dairy goods, and more at Happy Cow Creamery!
They host an annual Pumpkin Festival in late October.

Happy Cow Offers:
Pumpkin patch
Farm stand
Ice Cream
Fresh Milk
Picnic space

Eden Farms

864.898.0043 | 4700 Dacusville Highway, Marietta, SC


KABOOM finalist

2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Kids’ Birthday Party
2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Family Friendly Farms


Eden Farms offers horseback riding, lessons, horse boarding, special events, Happy Hooves therapeutic riding, and more.

Birthday Parties: Eden Farms offers party options for kids of any age. Parties include riding time, use of a picnic area or party room, and the choice of fun extras like games, crafts, and/or party gifts.

Justus Orchards

828.974.1232 | 187 Garren Road, Hendersonville, NC

Justus Orchard playground

KABOOM finalist

2023 KABOOM Awards Family Favorites Finalist: Best Family-Friendly Farms


Located in a picturesque part of Hendersonville with views of the mountains, Justus Orchard is the perfect place to go apple picking. Their apple cider donuts are also a treat not to be missed. This apple orchard in Hendersonville, NC was one of the first in the state to invite customers to not only buy apples already picked but allow visitors to go into the orchard and pick their own apples.

Open for 2023 season
Check the Justus Orchard Facebook page for current u-pick status, before heading up. 

Gala Apple Upick opening day: August 11th, 2023

Well-behaved dogs on leash allowed and owners must pick up after them.

OFFERS:
Blackberries – July thru August

Apples – Mid August thru Early November
Bakery
Apple cannon ($)
Jumping pillow ($)
Cow Train ($)
Playground



 

Sky Top Orchard

828.692.7930 | 3403 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock, NC


KABOOM finalist

2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Outdoor Fun
2023 KABOOM Family Favorites Finalist: Farms


A KAG reader favorite, Sky Top Orchard offers mountain views, ponds with ducks and geese, farm animals, play structures, and apple and fruit trees. Don’t miss the amazing apple cider donuts. Last year there were some concerns about Sky Top getting too crowded so maybe try to go during the week if you prefer smaller crowds.

2023 season-opening date: Sky Top WILL HAVE U-Pick in 2023.

  • Open weekends as of end of July for donuts, wagon rides, and farm store apples, follow their Facebook page for updates. 
  • Apple Upick Begins August 3rd, 2023

Dogs on leash allowed but not in the fruit stand.

Offers:
U-pick apples
Farm Store with Cider donuts
Farm animals
Wagon Rides
Playground
Gold Rush Gem Mine