5 Fall Activity Centers in Central Ohio- It’s officially Fall! The weather is cooling down and it’s a great time to explore one of the many Fall activity centers in the area. Whether you need a few pumpkins for the front porch, want to learn about working farms, or stock up on homemade goodies, we’ve got something for you on this list!

1. Pigeon Roost Farm & The Great Pumpkin Fun Center

Located in Hebron, the Pigeon Roost Farm has been hosting Fall Family Fun for the past 38 years! The Great Pumpkin Fun Center is $8 for 2 years and up, and features fun activities such as giant slides, a petting zoo, multiple mazes, and an enchanted forest! Make sure to stop by on the weekend when you can enjoy crafters, face painting, food concessions, and tractor pulled wagon rides! No admission charge for the market area and pumpkin patch.

2. Leeds Farm

You might need all day to enjoy everything this Ostrander Farm has to offer! No admission if you’re just looking to visit the animals and shop for pumpkins, but general admission includes so much more! Try out the pumpkin jump, mini zip, tractor tire tower, and hayride to start with. For an extra $5 fee, you can brave the Big Zip: a 400 foot zipline ride through the valley of Leeds Farm, starting with a 30ft launch!

3. Circle S Farms

Fall Fun Days have begun at Circle S Farms! Start your trip with a hayride to the pumpkin patch and then make your way to the Fun Barn! General admission includes hayrides, hay bale cave, corn and sunflowers mazes, and petting zoo!

4. Freeman’s Farm Fall Festival

You’ve got 6 weekends this Fall to check out the Freeman’s Farm Fall Festival! If you’re looking for something a little different that the typical pumpkin patch experience, this is it! This festival offers apple butter making demonstrations and scarecrow making in addition to the typical Fall farm activities. Remember to stock up on fresh apple butter and colorful Fall produce at the market before you leave.

5. The Farm at Walnut Creek

The Farm at Walnut Creek offers a fun and educational experience to enjoy this Fall! During the week you can enjoy the Pumpkin Slingshot, Straw Castle, wagon rides through the Animal Park, and a scavenger hut. In addition to the weekday activities, Friday and Saturday offer multiple demonstrations such as apple butter and sorghum cooking, horse-shoeing, blacksmith work, candle-carving, basket weaving, and broom making! You’ll want to come hungry so you can enjoy the BBQ chicken, hot dogs, open-fire cooked beans, and homemade pies!