Pumpkin patches often bring back fond memories of childhood field trips and family adventures. Belvedere Plantation has everything you need to give your kids the excitement of memories that can last a lifetime. Watch as they take in the thrill of autumn festivities, and enjoy a bit of nostalgia yourself at this Fredericksburg pumpkin patch and corn maze.
Fall Festivities at Belvedere Plantation
It’s true that pumpkins are the claim to fame for Belvedere Plantation, but that’s far from all you’ll find there. Here are some of the other exciting attractions available.
The Great Pumpkin Patch
Getting to pick out your pumpkin is one of the best parts of visiting a patch. Hop on the hayride, and you’ll see there are plenty of the orange vegetables to choose from at Belvedere. Field pumpkins are priced at $.69 per lb. There’s also the all-you-can-carry option for $29.99 – start practicing! And if you come on a Friday or Saturday night, the pumpkin patch will be lighted. Note that the patch will be closed during the Fall Finale (more on that below).
The Maize Maze for this year is a Curious George-themed corn maze in celebration of the cartoon character’s 75th birthday. Enjoy the getting lost in this monkey-shaped maze, or check out the Little Farmers’ area with younger kids. The smaller maze is adjacent to the larger maze and features an optional slide and y-bridge.
After sundown on the last Friday of the season, November 3, bring a flashlight for a blackout version of the Maize Maze!
Besides the pumpkin patch and maze, guests will enjoy zip lines, a pumpkin mountain slide, pedal carts, pony rides, and a barrel train. Kids of all ages will have fun with face painting and marshmallow roasting.
Visit the Olde Barnyard to feed animals such as pigs, turkeys, and pygmy goats. Then travel to the Fun Barn and swing from the rafters – literally. The barn is filled with straw that makes for a safe landing when you inevitably fall from all the rope swinging. And don’t forget about the Swine Speedway, home to the hilariously cute Pig Races.
For small children, the Little Farmers’ Corral offers John Deere trikes, a mini corn maze, giant sandboxes with toys, and horse swings.
Before You Visit
The Fall Harvest Festival at Belvedere Plantation takes place every day except Mondays during October. Entry into the maze and wagon ride ends one hour before closing. There are a few different ticket packages to choose from.
- Peeping Farm Pass – Tues.–Fri. mornings 10 a.m.–2 p.m. $9.95
- A-maze-ing Farm Pass – Friday nights 5 p.m.–10 p.m. $12.95
- Finale Farm Pass – Only during Fall Finale 10 a.m.–5 p.m. $12.95
- Crowing Farm Pass – Every Sat., Sun., & Columbus Day. Includes 12 egg tokens. $18.95
Senior citizens, first responders, and military families receive a $1 discount off admission. Anyone can receive a $1 discount by donating a non-perishable food item. Check the Free Lance-Star and Valpak for more coupons.
The Fall Finale takes place Nov. 3–4. Hours are Friday 5 p.m.–10 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Volvo Cars of Fredericksburg
Make sure you have plenty of space to take your family to Belvedere Plantation for the Fall Harvest Festival. Visit Volvo Cars of Fredericksburg to see our extensive lineup of new and pre-owned family-friendly vehicles.
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