Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near Louisville 2017
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For those who proclaim Louisville as a dull place in the fall should really make a trip to Kentucky’s largest city.

You’ll be quite surprised to find a city and region filled with fall delights. From the neighborhood streets filled with kids going trick-or-treating on Halloween night, to pumpkins bringing a certain fright to front porches, this is a region that pulls out all the stops when fall arrives. Another great pastime for many families in the Louisville area is visiting a pumpkin patch and corn maze to make the season special, and if these activities seem up your alley, check out the following venues for some tremendous classic fun on the farm.

Gallrein Farms
Now until Oct. 31 @ Various Times
1029 Vigo Rd., Shelbyville, KY 40065
(502) 633-4849

If you’re looking for a family-friendly activity for Halloween, take a trip to Shelbyville. Here, you’ll find the Gallrein Farms, which has not only one awesome pumpkin patch that will offer pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, but also a corn maze that’ll offer a crisp, cool time trying to find your way out of this labyrinth of corn at the farm.

Christian Way Farm
Now until Oct. 31 @ Various Times
19590 Linville Rd., Hopkinsville, KY 42240
(270) 269-2434

You’ll have to travel little ways from Louisville, but the trip will be worth it to have some family fun on Halloween. Christian Way Farm will be your home for the best pumpkins in this part of Kentucky, and there will be other activities that will keep the family entertained for hours on a cool fall day in Central Kentucky.

Joe Huber’s Family Farm
Now until Oct. 31 @ Various Times
2421 Engle Rd., Starlight, IN 47106
(812) 923-5255

It’ll be pumpkin picking time on this southern Indiana farm on Halloween. Joe Huber’s Family Farm has one of the best patches in the Louisville area, with pumpkins as far as the eye can see, and a layout that will make for the perfect family photo op. So if you’re on the lookout for the last-minute pumpkin, or are looking for a family-friendly place for Halloween, Joe Huber’s Family Farm will not disappoint.