Fall Pumpkin Patch Fun

Cadi Wilbeck

During the fall months, one of the activities a student can do is go to a pumpkin patch. Some of the ones closest to Lincoln are Roca Berry Farm, Vala’s Pumpkin Patch, JK’s Pumpkin Patch, and Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Patch. Each of the farms have family activities, and a few offer frightening after-hours attractions as well.


Vala’s Pumpkin Patch

HOURS: 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.


PRICING: Weekends – $22.00/person

     Weekdays – $12.00/person


ACTIVITIES: Hayrack Rides, Walk-throughs, Interactive games, play-sets, slides, jumping pillows, mini golf and challenge course/zipline


HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS: Haunted Farmhouse, Trail and Graveyard


POPULAR FOODS: Kettle corn, funnel cakes, chili, soups, pie, comfort foods, fries, chicken breasts/fingers, onion rings and turkey legs.


CLOSING DATE (for this year): Oct. 31, 2018


Roca Berry Farm

HOURS: 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


PRICING: Weekend – $12.00/person

    Weekdays – $9.00/person


ACTIVITIES: Rosie the Giant Rocking Horse, 3 Little Pigs, Corn Corral and Maze, Duck Races, Hayrack Ride, Playground, Jumping Pillows, Candyland Game, Photo Scream Booth, Puzzle Mazes and multiple slides


HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS: Roca Scary Farm – offers Haunted Manor, Psychopath, Sinister Circus, Haunted Hayride and House of Illusion


POPULAR FOODS: Apple cider, candy apples, pizza, baked beans, funnel cakes, hot chocolate, kettle corn and donuts


CLOSING DATE (for this year): Oct. 31, 2018


JKS Pumpkin Patch

HOURS: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.


PRICING: General admission – $11.00/person


ACTIVITIES: Barnyard Petting Zoo, Corn Box, Charlottes Web Climber, Corn Maze, Pirate Ship, Face painting and Hayrack Rides.




POPULAR FOODS: Caramel apple kettle corn, funnel cakes, fried pickle chips, hotdogs, grilled cheese and caramel apples.


CLOSING DATE (for this year): Oct. 28, 2018


Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Patch

HOURS: Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday/Sunday – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


PRICING: Weekend – $10/person

    Weekday – $7.00/person


ACTIVITIES: Hayrack rides, corn maze, playground, shipwreck, fairy tale stage, barnyard and wild west town


HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS: Haunted Hayrack Ride and Ranch of Terror


RANCH OF TERROR HOURS: Friday/Saturday – 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Sunday – 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.


POPULAR FOODS: Raspberries, pumpkins, blackberries, strawberries, gourds, and squash


CLOSING DATE (for this year): Oct. 31, 2018