Farm fun - fall
Pick the perfect pumpkin, find your way around a maze, stop by a local farmer's market and enjoy all the other fun, family activities that fall has to offer. Just be sure to confirm hours and availability with the venue before visiting!
Pumpkin patches & corn mazes
1160 Meadowdale Rd., St. Andrews
Geared toward younger children, Schwabe Pumpkins has a mini straw bale maze, tire mountain, tractor tricycle track, rubber ducky races, and of course - pumpkins!
A Maze in Corn
1351 MB-200, St. Adolphe
Find your way around the giant corn maze, pick a pumpkin from the pumpkin barn, visit the animals at the petting zoo and climb the tower of hay bales.
63064 Colony Rd. 47E, Anola
Pick your own pumpkin and visit with the mini horses, goats, chickens and llama, and take advantage of the many photo ops at the fall displays!
Kids' Fun Zone at Shelmerdine Garden Centre
7800 Roblin Blvd., Headingley
A fun, indoor outing with a caterpillar train, bumper cars, plush animal rides, and jumpers. Get a treat at the Snack Shack and don't leave without picking out a pumpkin!
Vandenberg's Prairie Patch
64146 Rd. 5E, Rosser
Pick out a pumpkin and enjoy the train ride, rubber ducky races, straw bale maze, and indoor haunted house.
Blatz Fun Farm & Corn Maze
29 MB-12, Steinbach
Outdoor and indoor mazes, go karts, human foosball and an electronic hockey net are just some of the fun activities offered. Pumpkins are available for sale in early fall.
Deer Meadow Farms
21 155 Springfield Rd., Winnipeg
Check out the corn maze, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, wild animal preserve with a rescued herd of fallow deer, hay bale pyramid, and "tired mountain" - full of fun farm toys.
Arnes Farmers' Market
Hwy 222, 16 km N of Gimli
Call for hours
Parents will love the fresh produce and baking, while kids will enjoy playing with the handmade wood toys and games, "riding" the tractors and visiting the farm animals.
St. Norbert Farmers' Market
3514 Pembina Hwy, St. Norbert
Wed. from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. until Sept. 11; Sat. from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. until Oct. 12
Stock up on locally produced food, crafts and more, grab a bite at an on-site vendor, and bring along some bathing suits so kids can play at the splash pad and playground next door.
More farmers' markets:
Altona Farmers' Market - Main St. (across from MCC Thrift Store), Altona
Sat. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., June 30 - Oct. 1
Beausejour Farmers' Market - 43044 Hwy 44 (Green Oak Gardens), 2 km east of Beausejour
Fri. 3 - 7 p.m., July - Sept.
Kurbis Country Market - 42055 Hwy 317, Beausejour
Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Brandon Farmers' Market - 800 Rosser Ave. (The Town Centre), Brandon
Sat. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., June 9 - Oct. 6
Carman Farmers' Market - Hwy #3E (Syl's parking lot), Carman
Fri. 4 - 6:30 p.m., mid-June - mid-Sept.
East St. Paul Farmers' Market - 302 Hoddinott Rd., East St. Paul
Nedohin Gardens - 3983 Henderson Hwy, East St. Paul
Gimli Farmers' Market - off Centre St. (next to Gimli Art Gallery), Gimli
Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m, mid-June - mid-Sept.
Grandview Market - Main St. (behind curling rink), Grandview
Thurs. 4 - 6 p.m., June 6 - Sept. 12
Killarney Farmers' Market - 330 Broadway Ave., Killarney
Sat. 9 - 11 a.m., last week in June - third week in Sept.
Lac du Bonnet Farmers' Market - 25 McArthur Ave. (Community Centre parking lot), Lac du Bonnet
Sat. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., May long weekend - Sept.
Skinners' Locks Market - 625 River Rd., Lockport
Sun. 12 - 5 p.m., open until Sept. 8
Minnedosa Farmers' Market - 101 4th Ave. SW, Minnedosa
Fri. 5 - 7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., open until Sept. 13
Morden Farmers' Market - corner of Stephen & 8th St., Morden
Thurs. 4 - 6 p.m., June - Oct.
Oak Lake Farmers' Market - 218 Saskatoon Dr. (Oak Lake Resort Campground), Oak Lake
Sat. 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., June 29 - Sept. long weekend
Pineridge Hollow Farmers' Market - 67086 Heatherdale Rd., Oakbank
Sat. 9 a.m. - 1 p.m., June 15 - Sept. 14
Russell Farmers' Market - Ph: 204-773-3127, 339 Main St. (between library and multiplex), Russell
Fri. 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., July - Sept.
Steinbach & District Farmers' Market - #12 Hwy (East parking lot, Clearspring Mall), Steinbach
Thurs. 3 - 6 p.m., end of June - Thanksgiving weekend
Treherne Farmers' Market - Ph: 204-723-2774, 45 Vanzile St. (Cottonwood Campground), Treherne
Thurs. 4 - 5:30 p.m., July - Sept.
Virden Farmers' Market - 565 6th Ave. S, Virden
Fri. 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., last Fri. in May - Sept.
Winkler Farmers' Market - 547 Park St. (Winkler Arts and Culture), Winkler
Tues. 4 - 6 p.m., last Tues. in June - third Tues. in Sept.
Bronx Park Farmers' Market - Ph: 204-510-7667, 720 Henderson Hwy, Winnipeg
Downtown Farmers' Market - 360 Portage Ave. (Manitoba Hydro Place) & 242 Hargrave St. (True North Square Plaza), Winnipeg
10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. - see dates on website
Jardins St-Léon Gardens - 419 St Mary's Rd., Winnipeg
Mon. - Sat. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. & holidays 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., late April/early May - mid-Oct.
River Heights Farmers' Market - 1370 Grosvenor Ave., Winnipeg
Fri.12 - 5 p.m., July 5 - Sept. 27
South Osborne Farmers' Market - 725 Kylemore Ave. (Lord Roberts Community Centre), Winnipeg
Wed. 4 - 8 p.m., June - Sept.
The Wellness Institute Farmers' Market - 1075 Leila Ave., Winnipeg
Tues. 9:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., July 16 - Sept. 24
West Broadway Farmers' Market - 545 Broadway, Winnipeg
Wed. 3 - 6 p.m., July 3 - mid-Sept.
West End Farmers' Market - 715 Ellice Ave. (Winnipeg Central Mosque parking lot), Winnipeg
Every other Wed. 4 - 6:30 p.m., June 24 - Sept. 16
Winkler Farmers' Market - 547 Park St. (Winkler Arts & Culture), Winkler
Tues. 4 - 6 p.m., last Tues. of June - last Tues. of Sept.
Wolseley Farmers’ Market - 980 Palmerston Ave. (R.A. Steen Community Centre), Winnipeg
Tues. & Thurs. 3 - 6:30 p.m., June - Oct.