Fall is a really fun time for family-oriented events. Lots of farms, churches and other groups have things going on you won’t want to miss.

The Midsouth Maze
September 15th – October 31st
Under 5 free with adult purchase, adults (13+) $7, kids $5. Haunted maze, haunted hayride, corn maze, jumping pillow, corn cannon, haunted hayrides.
September: open Thursday-Sunday. Get My Perks family 4-pack deal.
October: open Wednesday-Sunday, Haunted Maze open Fridays & Saturdays starting September 30th

Scarecrows at Lichterman 
Lichterman Nature Museum
September 15th – November 18th, Tuesday – Saturday
The Memphis Area Master Gardeners, District 1 of the National Federation of Garden Clubs, the Friends of the Pink Palace Family of Museums and others, created scores of scarecrows…life-sized, ecological, green, scary, silly, funny and educational scarecrows.  Admission is free on Tuesdays from 1-3pm.

Second Baptist Church
Monday-Saturday 10am-sunset, Sunday noon-sunset
October 1st – 31st
They sell hay and mums and have a great spot for photos. Proceeds benefit church student ministries and missions. Cash and check only. Pumpkin Festival October 22nd from 11am-1pm.

Spooky Nights
Shelby Farms Park
Fridays & Saturdays September 30th – October 29th plus a Trunk or Treat on Halloween
Haunted trail (ages 12+), pumpkin painting, headless horseman hayrides, nocturnal nature hikes, zombie laser tag, zombie paintball hayride and more.  Trunk or Treat on Halloween plus and a Zombie 5K on October 8th.

Zoo Boo
Memphis Zoo
October 21st – 23rd & 27th – 31st
It’s never too early to start planning your Le Bonheur Zoo Boo adventures! From hayrides to candy stations to straw mazes, you won’t want to miss this SPOOK-tacular Halloween event. Zoo Boo is fun for ghosts and goblins of all ages, and now with EIGHT nights of frights, there is even more Boo to enjoy!

Priddy Farms
4595 N Germantown Rd Bartlett
September 23rd – November 6th
23 acres of fields, pumpkins, and crops. Fall activities including hayrides and pumpkin picking. Bring a picnic lunch and blanket. Younger children can ride on a mini train , play on swingsets, moon bounce, slides and even an ark (large play area.) Everyone can build a scare crow (bring old children’s clothes). Groupon

Cedar Hill Farm
Hernando, MS
September 24th – October 31st, open daily
pumpkin patch, hayride, petting zoo, hay fort, pony rides, feed the animals, corn maze, face painting, corn cannon and more. Pumpkin Destruction Day on October 30th.
Buy tickets in September on their website to get a discount.

Haunted Attractions – Friday & Saturday nights in October: haunted hayride, trail of terror, zombie paintball and more. Buy tickets in September on their website to get a discount. Starts September 30th.

Wicked Ways Haunted House
160 Cumberland St
September 30th – October 31st plus November 6th
Proceeds benefit St Jude Childrens Research Hospital. For brave big kids, not recommended for anyone under 10 years old.

Falcon Ridge Farm
Toone, TN
September 24th – October 30th, open daily
Seven-acre pumpkin patch, hayride, corn maze, petting zoo, pony rides and more.

Tom’s Farm
Rossville, TN
opens September 16th
Corn Maze (Haunted Friday and Saturday nights in October starting the 14th), wagon rides, pumpkin patch, playground, bon fires and more.

Jones Orchard
6880 Singleton Parkway, Millington
September 30th – October 31st
corn maze, Farm Scene Investigation, Treasure Hunt, pumpkin patch, tractor rides.

Shadowlands at Jones Orchard
Fridays & Saturdays, October 2nd – 31st
corn maze plus Trail of Terror, Terror at 2596, and Scarecrow Theater.


By and photo credit: eastmemphismoms.com