Things to Do This Fall

Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides & More in Virginia’s Great Southwest

Fall has finally arrived! And with it, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, grape-picking, and all your seasonal fun is ramping up in Virginia’s Great Southwest! Throughout the region, you can find all your favorite fall activities – whether you’re on the hunt for the perfect pumpkin to carve, eager to take on the challenge of a corn maze, or yearning to take a nostalgic hayride around the farm. Come find your autumnal joy before it’s gone!

Arrow B Ranch

Location: 2585 Flanary Bridge, Road, Jonesville, VA

Dates: September 9 – October 29

If you’re a farm animal lover, Arrow B Ranch is the place to be. With a bounce pad, corn pit, slides, pedal cars, basketball, putt-putt, volleyball, bounce pillow, corn hole, a barrel train, hayrides, and a slew of country critters, you won’t run out of things to do. Plus, enjoy hayrides to and from the corn maze and pumpkin patch. And if you’re looking for a challenge, hit up the corn maze after dark. Every Saturday in October, check out the Haunted Corn Maze.

Crab Orchard Corn Maze Aerial View - 2023

Historic Crab Orchard Corn Maze & Pisgah Pumpkin Patch

Location: Tazewell

Dates: September 15 – October 29

Designed with Southwestern Virginia’s critters in mind, the Historic Crab Orchard Corn Maze features a “Feet You Might Meet” theme this year. Hankering for a more difficult challenge? Arm yourself with a flashlight and try your hand at navigating the maze in the dark on Friday and Saturday nights. Take a ride on the hay wagon or enter the Punkin’ Chunkin’ contest and win a prize for hitting the target with the Crab Orchard’s pumpkin catapult. Pumpkins, gourds, and other fall décor are also available for purchase, as well as concessions.

Hayfield at Clinch View Dairy

Clinch View Dairy

Location: Cleveland

Dates: September 22 – October 29

Located just off the Clinch River in the Nash’s Ford area of Cleveland, Clinch View Dairy offers one of the most remote corn mazes in the region this fall. Take a country backroad and discover nature like never before. The views alone are worth the trip. However, once you reach the farm, you’ll find there’s so much more. The farm offers an estimate 20-minute hayride, games for all ages, and a pumpkin patch. And in such forested riverlands, visitors often spot a host of natural wildlife, including beavers and otters.

Kim’s Crazy Corn Maze

Location: Miners Drive – Highway 58, Castlewood, VA

Dates: September 30 – October 31

Located on Walnut Tree Farms – a Virginia Century Farm owned and operated by the Banner Family for some 200 years, Kim’s Crazy Corn Maze was the first in Russell County. With four acres of crazy curves and added riddles to extend the labyrinth of fun, the maze has an exit like no other – a tube slide that’s fun for all ages. But the fall fun doesn’t end there. There’s a corn box, a hillbilly trampoline, peddle toys, tether ball, a lasso the bull game, face cutouts, a hay climb, corn hole, volleyball, and the limbo, too! Plus, roast marshmallows and make s’mores by campfire on Friday and Saturday nights.

Pungo Farms

Location: 1264 Gillenwater Chapel Road, Nickelsville, VA

Dates: September 16 – October 31

Pungo Farms is kicking the season off with a bang! On September 16, opening day at the farms will feature Backdraft Barbecue and country music artist Morgan Culbertson. Plus, enjoy an apple butter stirring, drawing for a Blackstone grill, and loads of vendors and fun activities. Throughout the season, there’s a wealth of fall fun to be had. Find your way through the corn maze. Have some farm critters eating out of your hand at the goat feeding station. Snap selfies at any one of their fall farm photo ops. Or peruse the pumpkins, mums, and fall décor to find the perfect accents for your home. Kids will enjoy the ba