Corn mazes and pumpkin patches near West Palm Beach and Ft. Pierce 2017
YouTube/David Battle

West Palm Beach and its environs is a fall paradise for many families.

For starters, the weather is still warm, which means more fun in the sun for those who can’t stand the brisk weather. While West Palm Beach and Palm Beach County will still have the summer vibe for fall, the region does embrace farm by offering numerous pumpkin patches and corn mazes for families who long for a taste of fall in this tropical region. Keep reading for the best patches and mazes in the West Palm Beach area.

 Where “various times" is indicated,  please contact the venue for specific dates and times of operation.

St. Peter’s United Methodist Pumpkin Patch
Now until Oct. 31 @ Various Times
St. Peter’s United Methodist Church -- 12200 W. Forest Hill Blvd., Wellington, FL 33414
(561) 793-5712

Some of the best pumpkin patches in Palm Beach County are at churches, and one of the best in this region sit in suburban West County. St. Peter’s United Methodist Pumpkin Patch, which will transform its property into a pumpkin wonderland. In addition to ripe pumpkins ready for the picking, there will be a pro artist that will even show you how to paint your pumpkin to make it the scariest in the neighborhood.

Bedner’s Farm Fresh Market
Now until Oct. 31 @ Various Times
10066 Lee Rd., Boynton Beach, FL 33473
(561) 733-5490

In South Palm Beach County, families will make the trek to one of South Florida’s best farms. At Bedner’s Farm Fresh Market, which is open year-round, the farm will transform into a fall paradise filled with great pumpkins of all shapes and sizes. After you pick out the perfect pumpkin, stay for the hayrides, fantastic corn maze, and more activities that will keep the family entertained for hours.

Community of Hope
Now until Oct. 31 @ Various Times
Two Locations: 2341 S. Military Trl., West Palm Beach, FL 33415 (East Patch)
14055 Okeechobee Blvd., Loxahatchee Groves, FL 33470 (West Patch)
(561) 753-8883 (Both Patches)

For the past five years, this church has put on one of the county’s best pumpkin patches. THe Community of Hope (formally Good Shepherd United Methodist), will make it easier for pumpkin lovers to pick out the perfect pumpkin by offering not one, but two patches within the county this year, one for those closer to West Palm Beach, and a new one for families in the suburban west side of the County.

House of Hope Palm City Pumpkin Patch
Now until Oct. 31; 8 am - 7 pm
Palm City Farms Produce & Market -- 3706 S.W. Citrus Blvd., Palm City, FL 34990
(772) 286-4673

If you’re on the Treasure Coast for fall, this is one patch that you should check out. The House of Hope Palm Cuth Pumpkin Patch will have a wide variety of pumpkins that will be there for the picking, and, as a bonus, all of the proceeds from this patch will go to a good cause. So, get the perfect pumpkin and do some good in the community at the same time.