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Farms with Picnic Space

Planning to enjoy a farm and stay through lunch? In addition to many other activities and attractions, these farms offer picnic space, so you can bring your own lunch and stay for the afternoon!

Denver Downs

SPONSORED 864.305.1268 | 1515 Denver Road, Anderson, SC

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.

Little Cane Creek Farm

864.710.8779 | 2480 North Highway 11, West Union, SC

Located in West Union, Little Cane Creek Farm features a 4-acre corn maze, hayrides, children’s play area, pumpkin patch, and more.  Each year the corn maze has a different theme. Little Cane Creek Farm’s 2023 fall season is September 30, 2023 – November 5, 2023

Offers:
Pumpkin Patch
Hayrides
Children’s play space
Corn Maze
Picnic Area
Concessions
Sunflower Patch

Happy Cow Creamery

864.243.9699 | 332 McKelvey Road, Pelzer, SC

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

Thompson Family Farms

| 13830 SC-11, Campobello, SC

Thompson Family Farms in Campobello offers upick tulips in March and upick pumpkins, cotton, and sunflowers in September & October.

Pumpkins are pick your own and are precut from the vine in the fields to ensure ripeness.

Spring season hours: Monday – Saturday from 10 am – 6 pm;
Admission: $8 admission for ages 12 and older. 11 and under free

Fall season hours: Thursday – Saturday from 10 am – 6 pm;
Admission: Free

There are also photo opportunities, workshops, a sunflower maze, and picnic areas.

Learn more about Thompson Family Farms in our KA Review about their Three Season of U-pick!

Pilot Mountain Pears

Asian pear picking at Pilot Mountain Pears

Located in beautiful Hendersonville with views of the mountains, Pilot Mountain Pears is the only dedicated Asian pear orchard in the area. They have more than 5,000 Asian pear trees and will open in 2023 for their third u-pick season.

Opens for 2023 season August 25, 2023
Check the Pilot Mountain Pears Facebook page for current u-pick status, before heading up. 

Asian Pears Upick opening day: August 25th, 2023

No pets allowed.

Offers:
Asian pears – Late August – Early October

Bakery
Picnic area

Visit Stewart Farms for wagon rides, farm store, farm animals, honey bee observatory, the SC MAiZE, and a pumpkin patch. The 2023 Fall Season begins on Saturday, September 23rd and ends on October 29th. 

Nighttime activities include Big Boo: Family-Friendly Haunted Maize and Nighttime Wagon Rides. These are offered on October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, & 28th. While the Big Boo is family-friendly, it is not recommended for children under the age of 6.

2023 Homeschool Days are on September 26th and 27th

Offers:
Wagon Rides
Farm Store
Farm Animals
Corn Maze
Pumpkin Patch
Homeschool Days

Corn Maize Cost:
Ages 6 & up: $8 + tax
Kids age 5 and under: Free
Big Boo Nighttime Corn Maize:
Ages 6 & up: $12 + tax

Wagon Ride Cost:
$5 + tax for day time ride
Ages 2 and under: Free

Open 50 years, Stepp’s Hillcrest Orchard are experts on organizing their orchard for u-pick. They begin their family fun and farm activities in mid-August and invite you to bring a lunch and spend the day at the orchard.

Open August 18, 2023. Check their Facebook page for up-to-date info on what’s available for picking.

Offers:
U-pick Apples
Grapes
Sunflowers
Farm Store
Picnic Space
Corn Maze ($)
Jump Pads (on weekends) ($)
Apple Cannon (on weekends) ($)

J & M Farms

| 3016 Chimney Rock Road, Hendersonville, NC

In Hendersonville, this little farm stand has a lot to offer. In addition to a farm store with apples, produce and prepicked pumpkins, kids can enjoy the small field with games and chickens to visit. The field also has tractors to look at and pumpkins.

You’ll see J&M if you’re headed to Linda’s Plants & Shrubs on Chimney Rock Road. Check out the food trucks and make a pit stop for lunch!

J&M also has a patio with a fireplace, outdoor tv, beverages to purchase, and sometimes even food trucks. On the day we visited, they were also doing a wine tasting of local wines.

Greyrock Farms and Green Acres Produce

864.576.2784 | 5750 Anderson Mill Road, Moore, SC

Fall season from the end of September through October 31st, 2023
Open Monday – Thursday from 9 am – 6 pm
Friday & Saturday from 9 am – 9 pm
Sunday from 1 pm to 6 pm

Offers:
Prepicked pumpkins and pumpkins in the field
Fried apple pies, produce, apple cider donuts, pumpkin donuts, apples, slushies, and apple cider.
Combine slide
Playground area
2 corn mazes (regular and mini)
Picnic shelter available for use

They will have a corn maze and mini corn, with a night maze on Friday and Saturday nights (last ticket sold 30 minutes before closing)

Admission: Tickets are $10 for the corn maze, and $6 for the mini corn maze