Ashley Stewart Herald Writer
Clear a spot on your porch; it’s time to pick out a pumpkin.
Many patches are open with hay rides, corn mazes, harvest festivals and more family fun.
The Snohomish Festival of Pumpkins features six farms with special features and events such as pumpkin cannons, “zombie” paintball and Pumpkin Deconstruction Day.
Participating this year are Bailey Vegetables and Pumpkin Patch, Bob’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch, Carleton Farm, Craven Farm, Stocker Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Park and The Farm at Swan’s Trail.
Season passes, on sale now, include admission to corn mazes, pumpkin patches and other activities through Oct. 26. Passes are $100 for a family of four per farm, available at www.festivalofpumpkins.org.
You can find other local farms and fall fun here.
Pumpkin patches and corn mazes
Bailey Vegetables’ pumpkin patch: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Oct. 31, 12711 Springhetti Road, Snohomish; 360-568-8826; www.baileyveg.com.
Baylor Farm: 28511 Ben Howard Road, Monroe; 360-793-0822. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Oct. 31. Wagon rides, fall decorations; U-pick pumpkins, 15 cents per pound.
Biringer’s Black Crow Pumpkins and Corn Maze: 2431 Highway 530 NE in Arlington; 360-435-5616. Noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday through Oct. 31. Free admission to pumpkin patch; pumpkins priced by size from $2 to $14. Corn maze admission is $8 with free or discounted pumpkin before 6 p.m. and $9 general or $8 per person in groups of 25 or more after 6 p.m. Admission is free for kids shorter than 46 inches. Free wagon rides to U-Pick pumpkins; decorative gourds, corn stalks, fresh apple cider and apples. Dogs welcome.
Bob’s Corn: 10917 Elliott Road, Snohomish; 360-668-2506; www.bobscorn.com. Pumpkin patch open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily through Oct. 31; corn maze 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, night maze open 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays through Sundays; see website for details. Farm is part of the Snohomish Festival of Pumpkins.
Carleton Farm: 630 Sunnyside Blvd. SE, Lake Stevens; 425-334-2297; www.carletonfarm.com. Farm and corn maze open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Oct. 31; haunted swamp and zombie farm 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; details at www.frightmaze.com. U-pick pumpkins priced by size starting at $1. Corn mazes, weekend hay rides, kids play areas and pumpkin cannon. Farm is part of the Snohomish Festival of Pumpkins.
Craven Farm: 13817 Short School Road, Snohomish; 360-568-2601; www.cravenfarm.com. Pumpkin patch, 9:30 a.m. until dark daily through Oct. 31. Tractor-drawn hay rides, corn maze, pumpkin slinger and more. Farm is part of the Snohomish Festival of Pumpkins.
Fairbank Hands-On Pumpkin and Animal Farm: 15308 52nd Ave. W., Lynnwood; 425-743-3694; www.fairbankfarm.com. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31. Farm includes vegetable garden, Hidden Bear Trail, maize maze and hay tunnel, farm animals to pet and feed; $3 admission, pumpkins start at $1, gourds start at 50 cents.
The Farm at Swan’s Trail: 7301 Rivershore Road, Snohomish; 425-334-4124; www.thefarm1.com. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily through Oct. 31. Barn maze, Washington State Corn Maze, wagon rides. U-pick pumpkins priced by size. Farm is part of the Snohomish Festival of Pumpkins.
Foster’s Produce and Corn Maze: 5818 Highway 530 NE, Arlington; 360-435-6516; www.fosterscornmaze.com. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Oct. 31. “Pirate ships adventure” corn maze, pumpkin patch, pumpkin sling shot.
Pioneer Pumpkin Patch: I-5 exit Stanwood-Camano 212, Highway 532 west, next to the Camano Island bridge; 360-629-3580. 1 p.m. to dusk Wednesdays through Fridays and 9 a.m. to dusk Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31; U-pick pumpkins, corns maze, hayrides and more.
Remlinger Farms: 32610 NE 32nd St., Carnation; 425-333-4135, ext. 250; www.remlingerfarms.com. U-pick pumpkins priced by size, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31.
Schuh Farms: 15565 Highway 536 in Mount Vernon; 360-629-6455. Open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Halloween celebrations, corn maze and more; call for details.
Stocker Farms: 360-568-7391; www.stockerfarms.com. U-pick pumpkin patch, 10622 Airport Way, Snohomish, Pumpkin Park 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, includes corn maze, pumpkin patch, farm animals; admission is $9.95.
Strotz’s Country Feed: 21713 27th Ave. NE, Arlington; 360-652-6064; map and directions at www.strotzscountryfeed.com. U-pick pumpkins, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 31.
Thomas Family Farm: 9010 Marsh Road, Snohomish; 360-568-6945; www.thomasfamilyfarm.com. 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays, 5 p.m. to midnight Fridays, 10 a.m. to midnight Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 31. Pumpkin patches, free hay rides Saturdays and Sundays, corn maze, haunted house, Zombie Safari Paintball Ride for ages 12 and older, and more; see website for details.
Carving Party and Pumpkin Glow: 3:30 to 5 p.m. Oct. 21 at 1112 First St., Snohomish; pumpkin and snack included with $5 entry; pumpkins go on display on Avenue A at 5 p.m., judging at 5:30 p.m.; 360-568-2333.
Downtown Snohomish Trick-or-Treat: 3 to 5 p.m. Oct. 31 in downtown Snohomish; kids can trick-or-treat at participating businesses; www.historicdowntownsnohomish.org.
Edmonds Trick-or-Treat Night: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31 in downtown Edmonds; family trick-or-treating with costume contest; catergories for pets, kids and adults; www.edmonds.wa.
First Street Haunted House: 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 31 at The Marks Building, 1024 First St., Snohomish; admission is $1 or food donation; www.historicdowntownsnohomish.org.
Frozen Fright Night at Comcast Community Ice Rink: 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31 at 2000 Hewitt Ave., Everett; skate with black lights and Halloween music with DJ; costumes encouraged; tickets $10 for ages 6 and older; #3.50 for ages 5 and younger; discounts for canned food donations; www.comcastarenaeverett.com.
Ghosts of Snohomish Tour: 2 and 5 p.m. Oct. 27 in downtown Snohomish; tour meets at 1020 First St., focused on locations with ghost sightings; $10 per person; 206-920-2898.
Goblin Splash: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Forest Park Swim Center, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; Halloween swim party for ages 3 to 15; canned food donation requested for admission; 425-257-8300; www.everettwa.org/parks.
Halloween with the Lights On: 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 31, Imagine Children’s Museum, 1502 Wall St., Everett; costumes encouraged; live performances of “The 13 Nights of Halloween” story for all ages; play with cauldron of bubbles, ooey gooey potion, disappearing ghost poop and more; activities included with admission of $9.50 for all those over age 1; 425-258-1006; www.imaginecm.org.
Harvest Festival and Truck-or-Treat: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 26 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2324 Lombard Ave., Everett; free harvest celebration; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Haunted Farm at Forest Park: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 18 to 20 and 25 to 27 at Forest Park, 802 E. Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; 425-257-8300 ext. 2. Follow a maze of frights with ghouls and goblins; ages 8 and older; cost is $8 per person at door, cash only.
KZOK Haunted Nightmare Haunted House at Nile Golf Course: Full scare 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, family scare 6 to 9 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 11 through 27 and Nov. 1 at 6601 244th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace; tickets $10 to $17 at kzokhauntednightmare.eventbrite.com; www.nilehauntedhouse.com.
Lake Stevens Family Safe Halloween: 5 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at North Cove Park and downtown Lake Stevens; costume walk from Lake Stevens Boys and Girls Club to Community Center starting at 5 p.m. and laser tag in North Cove Park; www.lakestevenswa.gov.
Monster making workshop: 10:30 a.m. to noon Oct. 26 at 15720 Main St., Mill Creek; Kids can make spooky creations to take home, listen to Halloween songs and have a snack; dress for mess; $20 to $23; 425-921-5779; email@example.com; www.cityofmillcreek.com.
Off-Leash Area Edmonds Halloween Howl: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct 19 at the Edmonds Dog Park, 498 Admiral Way, Edmonds; free; www.olae.org.
Pumpkin Painting: 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 20 at Second Street Cabin, 1010 Second St., Snohomish; one free pumpkin per person; www.thesecondstreetcabin.com.
Stumble Grumble 5K Costume and Zombie Walk: 9 a.m. to noon Oct 26 at Henry M. Jackson Park, 1700 State St., Everett. For details, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.facebook.com/stumblegrumble.
Treats on Main Street: 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Mill Creek Town Center, Bothell-Everett Highway and 153rd Street SE; free; www.millcreektowncenter.biz.
Trick-or-Treat at Everett Mall: 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 31, all Everett Mall entrances, 1402 SE Everett Mall Way; for ages 12 and younger; family trick-or-treating with KMPS; 425-355-1771; www.shopeverettmall.com.