Things to Do: Pumpkin Picking at Farmer in the Dell

pumpkin picking at Farmer in the Dell

Celebrate the first official fall weekend with outdoor fun that includes pumpkin picking at Farmer in the Dell just outside of Auburn!

The Farm

A local favorite, Farmer in the Dell was recently named as one of the “25 Pumpkin Patches in Alabama You Need To Visit” by

Besides pumpkins, the farm is full of family fun! For instance, kids can dig in the corn trough, wander through the crop maze, hang out with farm animals, play in the hay and go for a hayride. Plus, there are fields of photo-worthy sunflowers!

When it comes to pumpkin picking at Farmer in the Dell, visitors pick them right off the vine! Prices vary based on weight with a minimum cost of $3. Find pumpkins in every size, shape and color on the farm.

Guests are welcome to bring blankets and picnic baskets, and even pets on a leash. However, be aware some dogs may need a muzzle too. For more information or questions, email the farm at [email protected].

Location and Hours

Farmer in the Dell is located five miles from the Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine on Wire Road. As of last weekend, the farm is open for the season Thursdays and Fridays from 3 to 6 p.m., and Saturday hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Next month, the farm will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Columbus Day, Monday, October 11th. For the last two weeks of October, the farm is open from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesdays and Wednesdays as well.

The best way to check their hours and activities is to like them on Facebook and follow them on Instagram!


While you are pumpkin picking at Farmer in the Dell, be sure to add colorful mums and raw honey to the shopping list! After holidaall, September is National Honey Month, and mums are a seasonal must. Plus, they will brighten up your Tree Tops patio or balcony. Find more community news, events and spotlights by reading our other blogs!