Enjoy the Crunchy Leaves

Fall Family Fun in 2023

The Fall season comes with pumpkin patches, hayrides, corn mazes, and plenty of awkward family photo opportunities. You can get elbow-deep in pumpkin picking, spend the day lost in a corn maze with your crew, or have a core-tastic time at the apple orchard.

We don’t want you to miss a thing, so we’re highlighting some of the best places to visit this year for Fall family fun around the Evansville Region. 

6400 N St Joseph Ave, Evansville

Mayse Farm Market: Family Fun at the Farm

There’s no shortage of fun at Mayse Farm this season!

Mayse Farm Market’s "Family Fun on the Farm" begins September 23rd and continues every weekend through October 29th, 2023. During Fall Break, October 9th-13th and October 16th, the Farm is open 10a-6p every day. For just $12 per person (children 2 and under are free) you have access to all of these family friendly activities and more:

  • Wagon ride to the pumpkin patch
  • Fall photo opportunities
  • Family yard games
  • Flower field
  • Tire swings
  • Tire tunnel
  • Corn hole
  • Animals
  • Corn maze
  • Tether ball
  • Kiddie zip line
  • Corn field slide
  • Tractor swing set

For an additional $5, you can pick your own pumpkin from the pumpkin patch. Plus, you’re sure to find even more Fall photo opps in the patch! 

4745 West Boonville New Harmony Road, Evansville

Goebel Farms Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze

Located just North of Evansville, Goebel Farms has been growing pumpkins for more than forty years and has become one of the best places to visit for a fun family afternoon. Every Fall they provide the tristate area with thousands of pumpkins and family activities such as:

  • A petting zoo with goats, a pony, and alpacas
  • Hayrides 
  • A huge U-pick pumpkin patch
  • An Indiana Jones Corn maze
  • A slide and rope swing inside a 100 year old barn
  • Barrel rides
  • A grain bin for kids to play in


Hayride & Corn Maze

Hayrides to the u-pick pumpkin patch begin Saturday September 23rd. Entry into the corn maze along with pumpkin or gourd is included with your purchase of hayride to the pumpkin patch! 

On weekends, a hayride to the pumpkin patch with barn slide, corn maze, pumpkin or gourd included is $13 per person (children under 3 are free).

On weekdays, a hayride to the patch with barn slide, corn maze, pumpkin or gourd included is discounted to $10 per person (children under 3 are free).

Are you up for a challenge? The 2023 Goebel Farms Indiana Jones corn maze is now open! This year’s corn maze was designed to commemorate Harrison Ford’s reprisal of the iconic Indiana Jones character. 

10011 Telephone Road, Newburgh

Your Farms: Fall Fun in Newburgh

The Evansville Region's newest family friendly Fall experience is at Your Farms, located off Telephone Road in Newburgh, Indiana. That’s right, Your Farms is bringing Fall family fun to Warrick County! 

Starting on Monday, September 18th, Your Farms is open to the public to enjoy Fall fun with a farm experience. Monday through Saturday, Your Farms is open 10a-6p and Sunday Noon-5p.For just $10 per person (children 2 and under are free) you can bring your whole crew to enjoy:

  • The 7-acre corn maze
  • Pumpkin patch complete with mums, corn stalks, and hay bales for Fall decorations 
  • “Hamster wheels”
  • Hayrides
  • Corn pit
  • Pumpkin bowling
  • Farm machinery for viewing
  • Gravity wagon football and basketball

Every Friday through Sunday Your Farms will have food trucks on site for guests to enjoy. Starting the last weekend of September, guests can brave their way through a spooky corn maze and enjoy an LED nighttime hayride.


Aurand Trailhead, 715 SR 662, Newburgh

Halloween Illuminations

Friendly Display in Historic Newburgh

This self-guided experience includes nightly illumination of the woods along the red bridge area of the Rivertown Trail in Downtown Newburgh. Family-friendly ghosts, carved pumpkins and lights illuminate the trail along the way each night. For 2023, the event runs October 12-15, 19-22. Enjoy this annual tradition with your crew before the jack-o-lanterns disappear.


Aurand Trailhead, 715 SR 662, Newburgh

Ghostly Hayrides: Downtown Newburgh

Now in its 30th year, the Ghostly Hayrides will start at the Gene Aurand Trailhead located at the corner of SR 662 and Yorkshire Drive in Downtown Newburgh. Along the way you'll meet ghostly storytellers on the bridge as you make your way to the hayride. The hayride will then take a route along Water Street, through downtown Newburgh, before ending up back at the Aurand Trailhead where you started. Take advantage of the spooky hayride this year!

16800 Old Petersburg Road, Evansville

Engelbrecht's Country Side Orchard: Northside Evansville Fall Fun

Engelbrect’s Orchard, located in northern Vanderburgh County, is a real working farm with almost 50 acres of beautiful countryside. This Fall, the farm is open 9a-4p Tuesday through Sunday, and on Monday 9a-1p. Take the whole family to pick their own golden delicious, fuji, and granny smith apples, as well as pumpkins, and zinnias. 

Engelbrecht’s Orchard is located at 16800 Old Petersburg Road in Evansville, Indiana. For more information,  visit their website or call (812) 490-9559.

4200 Oliver Springfield Road, Mount Vernon

Fairview Orchard: Family Fun in Mount Vernon

Just a short drive from Evansville, lies a gorgeous orchard in Mt. Vernon, Indiana. Farview Orchard offers U-pick apples and pumpkins of every shape and color! Before you do, grab some of their fresh apple cider to enjoy at home. 

Fairview Orchard is located at 4200 Oliver Springfield Road in Mt. Vernon, Indiana. For hours of operation, they ask that you call them at 812-783-2571.