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Harvest Pumpkin Hunts!



Harvest Pumpkin Hunts run weekends in October. Tickets go on sale September 1 each year (Corporate sales begin Aug 15).

Check for Harvest Pumpkin Hunt Availability to see what dates and times are available!

A favourite annual memory maker for the 8 and under crowd!
Off we go on the tractor-pulled hay wagon, rolling through the crunchy fall leaves just hoping to find some... kid-sized pumpkins! Once we find some, we'll bring them back and decorate them into creative pumpkin-head masterpieces! While the glue sets up, everyone can have a visit with their favorite animal friends in the farmyard. It's harvest fun at it's best! This makes one of those 'parties to remember'! And of course, all the children have their wonderful pumpkin to take home!

Book your Birthday Party! ....check out ticket availability, then follow the link on that page to purchase your tickets, with the option of also booking the Tipi, and ordering pizza. Please remember tickets are non-refundable, so only lock in the number of tickets you know you'll use for sure. We can usually add one or two more children to a hunt at the last minute if one of your adults is happy to walk alongside the big wagon rather than riding on it.

Do children who are not-yet-able to walk need a ticket? Only if they are wanting/needing a pumpkin.

Be sure to dress for the weather. And... wear something ORANGE to celebrate the spectacular fall season!

Timing?? ....we see most folks spend 1.5 to 2 hours total with us during the fall hunts....the hunt and decorating usually take 40 - 50 minutes, and then whatever time you'd like to spend in the farmyard visiting with the critters.

You MUST be here at least 15 minutes before your hunt so we have everyone together and the hunts can run on time.

The tipi can be booked in 1 hour blocks for parties.

Please note:   If you purchase tickets for hunts later in the afternoon, and you'd like to get in a visit with the animals too, then you will want to come and visit the farmyard BEFORE your hunt...the farm yard is opens at 10am and closes at 4pm, so other than your hunt time which is locked in, you can organize your farmyard visit before or after your hunt, as long as you are done by 4pm. Please note pony rides do not run during the Pumpkin Hunts.

Children's Harvest Pumpkin Hunt Ticket includes Farmyard Admission
(Able to walk to 17yrs. Ticket includes one pumpkin for each child)

$13.99 plus GST
Adult's Harvest Pumpkin Hunt Ticket includes admission to the Farmyard. Please note... only the children hunt for the Pumpkins, adults are purely entertained by the goings-on of the little pumpkin hunters! $15.99 plus GST

Check availability. From that page you'll be able to link our online order form to get your tickets
make Tipi bookings, or order your pizza for your group.

Some quick Q and As if you are wanting to visit the farm on an October weekend:
Q: Can I still visit the farm?

A: The farm will be open 10-4pm Saturdays and Sundays…. But PLEASE NOTE Drop-in Season (and Season Passes) have ended for this year (Season ended Sept 30). October is Harvest Pumpkin Hunts! Fees are $13.99 for kids. $15.99 for adults.


A: Harvest Pumpkin Hunts!

If you want to go on a very fun hunt, you do need to buy tickets in advance. See above.


A: If you are not wanting to go on a hunt, then yes, you can just drop in (Saturdays and Sundays), visit the animals, and children can take a cute little kid-sized pumpkin home. Price is the same, but PLEASE REMEMBER Hunts do need to be booked online, ahead of time.

Q: Will there still be pony rides happening?

A: Yes, the pony will come out on the hour, starting at 11am. Tickets are $2.+gst, available at Admissions.

Q: Will there still be milking?

A: No… the dairy goats are now dried off and the buck is with them.

Q: Are there wagon rides like there is in the summer?

A: No…. during October, we use the wagons to take hunts out into the back pasture (where the Pumpkin Fairy is busy working away). If you are keen on a wagon ride, you will need to book for Pumpkin Hunt tickets ahead of time.

Family Gatherings, School Groups, Sparks or Beavers, Corporate Function? Yer all welcome!
Whatever the occasion for your get-together... come and hunt for those elusive pumpkins that are hiding in our special Harvest Pumpkin Hunt patches!
Butterfield Acres has even more activities for your group throughout the year.
For ideas see our Group Bookings section.

TO BOOK YOUR PARTY !!! Simply use our Pumpkin Hunt Online Application Form to purchase tickets, make Tipi bookings, and order pizza.

Guest List.We now have an online form that you can use to let us know who is coming to the party! Click here for our Online Guest List.

Need Birthday Gift Ideas? Click Here!

Do you have questions about our Harvest Pumpkin Hunts?
Please email us at farmfun@ButterfieldAcres.com

When visiting the farm please make sure the Adult/Child ratio is 1:3 and
that all attendees are aware of our Farm Safety rules.
Plan to have a fun and safe time at the farm.

Have a look at all our Farm Fun Events:

"DROP-IN" Farm Visits
The Great Legendary Easter Hunt
Harvest Pumpkin Hunts

Farm Fun Calendar (So you won't miss a thing!)
Click here for the Farm Fun Calendar of Events

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