Fall Favorites: U-Pick Farms around Lexington, KY

There’s nothing like a cool autumn day picking produce and hitting the hay (literally).


Nothing says fall like sweater season + visits to the apple orchard. | Photo by @yevka_kobenko

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The autumn crisp is on its way, which means it’s time for another kind of crisp: apples. Oh my gourdness, we can’t forget to mention pumpkin patches.

Satisfy all your fall seasonal cravings by checking out one (or all) seven of these farms, orchards, and pumpkin patches near Lexington.

🎃 Pumpkins patches

Happy Jack’s Farm, 966 Hickman Hill Rd., Frankfort | Runs through Tuesday, Oct. 31 | Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.- 6 p.m. | Price of picks
Take a wagon ride to the 20-acre pumpkin patch, visit with farm animals, stroll through the two-acre corn maze, or stop by the farm stand and purchase a variety of fall must-haves.

Baldwin Farms, 1113 Tates Creek Rd., Richmond | Sunday, Sept. 24-Monday, Oct. 30 | Monday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. | Price of picks + paid events
Pick your pumpkin on their 10-acre patch, then head back to the farm for more locally grown produce, pony rides, barrel cart rides, and explore the corn maze.

Devine’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, 623 Talmage Mayo Rd., Harrodsburg | Runs through Sunday, Oct. 29 | Friday, 6-10 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m; Sunday, 1-5 p.m. | $8-$10 admission
Get a pumpkin with your admission ticket and enjoy hayrides, human hamster wheel races, giant swings and slides, barnyard animals, and more at no additional cost. Plan ahead: there’s no spookier place to be on Halloween weekend than its Field of Horror.

🍎 Apple orchards

Bi-Water Farm, 877 Cincinnati Rd., Georgetown
Now-Tuesday, Oct. 31 | Friday, Sept. 22-Tuesday, Oct. 31 | Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday, 12-7 p.m. | $15.99-$25.99
Enjoy hayrides, the Sky High Slide, floppy-eared friends at Bunnyville, Pumpkin Warrior Obstacle Course, Chutes and Slides, Paintball Target Shooting, and more.

Eckert’s Orchard, 1396 Pinckard Pike, Versailles |
Tuesday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.| $6-$10 admission + price of your picks
Pick your own seasonal apples with nine varieties to choose from — think: Fuji, Golden Delicious + Honeycrisp. Continue your farm adventure at the kid’s playground, by renting a bonfire site, and visiting the store for baked goods and ciders.

Evans Orchard and Cider Mill, 1783 Newtown Pike, Georgetown | Runs through Tuesday, Oct. 31 | Tuesday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Sunday 12-6 p.m. | $10-$20 admission + price of picks
Pick from 19 varieties of apples and stop by the Farm Fun play area to hang out with friendly barnyard animals and the kids’ play area. Bonus: It also has pumpkins.

Reed Valley Orchard, 239 Lail Ln., Paris | Runs through mid-November | Monday, Thursday + Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | $1.59/pound of U-pick
This orchard-only location requires no pre-scheduling — just 20+ varieties of farm fresh apples ripe for the picking. Plus, visit sister location Stepping Stone Farm, for fall fun like hayrides, pumpkins, a playground, and farmers market goodies.

Have a go-to spot not on the list? Let us know and we’ll add them.

Disclaimer: Before heading out to one of these farms, orchards, or pumpkin patches, we recommend contacting them ahead of time just to make sure they are still fully stocked + operating. Some locations may close down operations once the pumpkins are gone.