Looking for family fun? Try fall farm festivals
Updated: Oct 1, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 epidemic, many have wondered about whether their favorite fall excursions will happen. Will there be corn mazes, and u-pick pumpkin patches? While not all the favorites are going to open this year, here are three farms that are still planning October events.
Remlinger Farms – Carnation
This is perhaps the biggest of the farm festivals in King County. According to their COVID FAQs the Remlinger family started early in August with social distancing markers throughout, limits on number of guests, mask requirements and hand washing/sanitizing stations throughout the park. Most events are by reservation. Their Fall Harvest Festival includes:
Pumpkin U-pick patch
Fun Park includes 25 rides and attractions – tickets required Open weekends 10:30am to 4:30pm
Farm Market open 9:30am to 6pm daily
Remlinger Fires – Reserve a fire pit and enjoy a night by the fire with your own guests.
Serres Farm – Redmond
Due to COVID restrictions visitors are required to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing as best they can. The corn maze is closed, but the rides, duck races and pumpkin patch are open.
Craven Farm – Snohomish
Open daily Sept. 19 to Oct. 31, 9:30am - 6:30pm
(open until 10pm Fridays and Saturdays (No admission fee, tickets required for mazes, rides, and games. Individual ride tickets range from $3 to $8. All-ride tickets are $15 weekdays, and $20 weekends . Scarecrow-making $29.95
Due to COVID restrictions the Craven Farm have changed procedures and farm layout to ensure social distancing. These include one-way entrance and exit for Mouseville Gift Shop, More ticket booths for the Corn Maze, and modified hayrides, along with increased hand washing and sanitation stations. Face masks and social distancing required.
Attractions include two mazes:
Alice in Pumpkinland 15-acre corn maze (non-scary)
Kids interactive adventure maze geared for younger kids