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Pumpkin patches and haunted houses in Wichita area

Most area pumpkin patches open in mid-September.
Most area pumpkin patches open in mid-September. Eagle file photo

Walter’s Pumpkin Patch, 10001 NW U.S. 77, Burns. Open Sept. 17-Oct. 31. Hours: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. daily and 1-7 p.m. Sundays. Offering 30 acres of pumpkins, two giant jumping pillows and a “farm scene investigation” corn maze where guests try to solve the mystery of the missing farmer. Daytime admission is $9 weekdays and $12 weekends. Find your way through the maze by flashlight 7-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays for $8. 316-320-4150 or thewaltersfarm.com

Applejack Pumpkin Patch, 10007 SW Indianola Road, Augusta. Open Sept. 24-Oct. 31. Hours: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. Pumpkin patch, petting zoo and pumpkin cannons. Admission: $8. 316-733-8909 or applejackpumpkinpatch.com

Meadowlark Farm, 11249 SW 160th St., Rose Hill. Open Tuesdays-Sundays, Sept. 30-Nov. 1. Hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. $2.50 for hay-rack rides from parking lot to pumpkin patch, $3 kids’ corn maze and $5 pumpkin slingshot. 316-518-8907

Papa’s Pumpkin Patch, 374 E. 70th St., Newton. Open Sept. 23.-Oct. 30. Hours: 1-6 p.m. Fridays and Sundays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturdays. Free admission. Take a hay-rack ride to the pumpkin patch. 620-367-2721 or papaspumpkinpatchks.com

Gaeddert Farms Corn Maze, 13209 E. 82nd St., Buhler. Open Sept. 24-Oct. 29. Hours: 6-9:30 p.m. Fridays, 2-9:30 p.m. Saturdays, 2-8 p.m. Sundays. Pumpkin patch, corn maze, pumpkin bowling, giant jumping pillow and concessions. General admission $2. Maze admission $9.50; ages 4-10, $7.50. Flashlight nights, dusk-10 p.m. Fridays-Sundays. Hay rides 2 p.m.-dusk Saturdays and Sundays for $2. 620-543-3073 or kansasmaze.com

Bergmann Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, 8401 S. Meridian, Haysville. Open Sept. 24-Nov. 5. Hours: 6-10 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturdays and 1-6 p.m. Sundays. 15-acre corn maze. Admission: $10; ages 5-12, $8. Free admission to the pumpkin patch. Free petting zoo. Pony rides available for $3. 316-522-3475 or bergmanncornmaze.com

Cox Farm, 6059 S. Seneca. Open Sept. 24-Oct. 31. Hours: 6-11 p.m. Fridays, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturdays, 1-7 p.m. Sundays. Corn maze and pumpkin patch. Corn maze: $8. 316-524-8062 or coxfarm.com

Klausmeyer Dairy Farm Tours and Pumpkin Patch, 8135 S. 119th St. West, Clearwater. Opens for the season Oct. 3. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m.Saturdays and noon-6 p.m. Sundays. Petting zoo, milking demo, pig races, hay wagon rides. Admission: $6.50. Each paying guest will receive a pumpkin. 316-706-5391 or klausmeyerdairyfarms.com

Mr. Gourdman’s Pumpkin Patch, 3750 S. Dusty Road, Derby. Opens for the season Oct. 1. Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m.-6 p.m.Sundays in October. By appointment for groups on weekdays. Free admission to the pumpkin patch. Admission to the farm is $7; $5 for military, with access to fishing, hay-rack rides, nature trails, corn maze, playground and live music. 316-733-1887

Stone Barn Mercantile and Farm, 20438 K-15, Dexter. Open Oct. 1-30. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays and 1-5 p.m. Sundays in October. Pumpkins for sale; 4-acre corn maze. Admission to corn maze: $5 adults, $3 students. 620-886-1703 or stonebarnmercantile.com

Haunted Houses

Field of Screams, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Opens for the season Sept. 23. Hours: 7-11:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 7-10:30 p.m. Sundays. Tickets: $10-$50 depending on activity and day of week. 316-303-2037 or http://scaryprairiepines.com

Wichita Eagle reporter Denise Neil dressed as a zombie and went behind the scenes at Field of Screams. (Oct. 22, 2015)

Haunted Cannery, Spook House and Lunatic Asylum, 10001 NW U.S. 77 near El Dorado. Hours: 7:30-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays starting Oct. 14. Admission: $20. thehauntedcannery.com

The Forest of Fear, 7446 51st Road, Udall. Opens for the season Sept. 23. Hours: dark-midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 29 and dark-11 p.m. on Oct. 9, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 and 31. Haunted forest and bonfire. Admission: $15; $10 for ages 10 and younger. 620-712-4354, www.udallforestoffear.com

Wicked Woods, 3640 S. Topeka, Wichita. Presented by Plant Kingdom. Hours: 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays Sept. 30-Oct. 29. Open 8-10 p.m. on Halloween.Admission: $15; $10 ages 12 and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 316-524-5311, www.wickedwoodswichita.com

Wicked Island, 3022 S. McLean Blvd. at O.J. Watson Park in Wichita. Presented by Plant Kingdom. Hours: 8 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays Sept. 30-Oct. 29. Open 8-10 p.m. on Halloween. Admission: $20; $15 ages 12 and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 316-524-5311, www.wickedwoodswichita.com

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