The tractor will pull your wagon into the field where you can search for the perfect pumpkin, whether your intent is a scary jack-o-lantern or a mouth-watering pie. The wagons will return you to the tent area after your selection is complete. Local youths will assist you with the weighing of your pumpkins and then help you transport them to your car. The pumpkins are 50 cents per pound and we also have a large variety of gourds for sale.
Tractor Drawn Wagon Rides
Let the power from the past pull you through a 50 acre pumpkin patch! Ride on R.G. Buckelew’s first tractor that he purchased in 1954! The John Deere G is one of many tractors still in action at the Buckelew Farm.
There are 3 corn mazes for all ages. This year’s CORN MAZE is a completely new design. It can be a game of strategy to test of your navigational skills or simply an enjoyable stroll. Over 4 miles of trail winds through 11 acres of corn. A total of 12 checkpoints are contained within the mazes to guide you and a punch card helps gauge your success. There is a farm scene investigation game, farm tracks game and a scavenger hunt check point game. Game cards are available at the ticket booth. The mazes will be open during the festival hours on Saturdays and Sundays, the last 4 weekends of October, from 10:00am to 5:00pm. It can also be enjoyed by flashlight on Friday, September 30th and all Friday and Saturday nights in October; Friday nights from 6:00pm to 12:00 midnight and Saturday nights from 5:00pm to 12:00 midnight.
Kid Zone/4–H Petting Zoo
The Kid Zone includes an inflatable slide, inflatable obstacle course, jumping castle, pedal carts, pumpkin painting, duck races, sand mountain and a children’s hay maze! The 4-H petting zoo is ran by Sierrita Mountain 4-H club. It is free to enter and donations to the club are greatly appreciated.
Take a ride on one of the many ponies in the pony ring! Pony rides are certainly fun for the little ones!
Food Booths/Beer Garden
Taste of Texas restaurant serves up delicious festival foods including, burgers, fries, bbq brisket, kids meals and more! A delicious desert bar is also available from Taste of Texas including delicious caramel apples, pies, cotton candy and many other tasty treats! Relax in the shade after a day of pumpkin picking in the Budweiser Beer Garden!
Zombie Paintball Shootout
Shoot live zombies running for their mortal lives!
We have 18 mounted paintball guns aimed at a field of live actors, running from behind obstacles. Do your best to get the zombies before they get you!
Do you have what it takes to be a bullrider? Test your bullriding skills and see if you have what it takes to stay on!
Country Store and
Arts & Crafts Vendor Tent
Buckelew Farm 2nd annual country store will be open with all new merchandise and gifts this season!
If you would like to be a vendor in our Arts & Crafts tent please contact us using the contact tab above.
Terror in the Corn Haunted Corn Maze
Sure you’ve been to a haunted house… but can you imagine the frightening possibilities of The Haunted Cornfield?
An area of our Corn Maze will be set aside for the haunt. The experience will combine props and live actors. We have spent much of the off-season creating a variety of new scares; promising to elevate Terror In The Corn to the next level in the world of horror.
Terror In The Corn will be open after dark (6:30’ish) on Friday and Saturday nights in October. The price of admission to Terror In The Corn is $25.00 per person and includes the entire Corn Maze experience by flashlight as well.
Terror In The Corn isn’t for everyone! Children, 12 years and under, will not be admitted without an adult and parental discretion is strongly advised.
Are you brave enough to enter the unknown?
Get ready for the third annual Buckelew Farm Zombie Mud Run October 8th, 2015 at 4:00pm. Zombies along the obstacle course attempt to capture your flags. Prizes will be awarded to top survivors.
A Halloween themed BBQ Competition at Buckelew Farm
What happens when you mix scary monsters and smoked meat? Only the most fun and frightening barbecue competition ever created! The terrifying team at Buckelew Farm who’ve brought you the popular Pumpkin Festival, the spine-chilling Zombie Mud Run 5k experience and the hair-raising “Terror In the Corn” haunted cornfield are back with their most twisted and tasty event yet – the Zom-B-Q Smokeout.