5 Spots to Sip Cider, Pick Pumpkins and Soak Up Fall Around Kalamazoo

Autumn in Kalamazoo means crisp days and sunny skies, gorgeous hues and seasonal menus. If you’re lucky enough to visit in the fall, include a trip to a pumpkin patch or orchard and savor homemade cider and fresh donuts while you take in the changing landscape. Plan the perfect fall day with our list of pumpkin patches, cider mills and fruit farms!

Gene The Pumpkin Man
“Known as the land of orange and the pumpkin people. Look for the pumpkin mail box and the orange play pumpkin that is six feet in diameter with a door to get inside. Also look for the orange barns, tractors, car, and truck. We feature winter squash, Indian corn, gourds, honey, corn stocks and a pumpkin cookbook. Open 10 am – 8 pm from mid-September through November 1.” 
22637 M-43 Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Gull Meadow Farms
“Our apple barn and bakery will open on August 20th. More Fall Fun beginsSeptember 5th with the opening of our Petting Farm, Apple Orchard, Pumpkin Patch, Wagon Rides, Corn Maze and all of the family activities in Pumpkin Lane.”
Fall activities begin on September 2.
Activity Hours
Friday- 4:00 pm-8:00 pm
Monday-Saturday, 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Sunday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Market Hours
Monday-Thursday, 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday, 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Saturday, 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Sunday, 10:00 am-6:00 pm
8544 Gull Road Richland, MI 49083

Husted Farm Market
“Husted’s Farm is family owned and operated for over 45 years by Glenn and Scott Husted. We specialize in fruits and vegetables grown in southwest Michigan from June until November. Our excellent staff is able to create culinary delights from the freshest fruits and vegetables Michigan has to offer. Treats like fruit pies ,donuts, honeycrisp caramel apples, apple cider, cider slushees, homemade lemonade,salsa, refrigerator pickles, pasta sauces, fruit spreads, and apple sauces.”
Open Monday-Sunday, 9:00 am-7:00 pm
9191 West Main Street Kalamazoo, MI 49009

VerHages Fruit Farm And Cider Mill
“We are Famous for Fall Fun beginning in September that is when we open for Weekend Activities; like our Zip Line, Pony Rides, Apple Picking, Family Hay Rides and so much more! You can take a tour on weekdays, where you can see us making our Homemade Unpasteurized Cider and Homemade Donuts! We also make Homemade Pies, Fudge and Caramel Apples!”
Opening for the season on September 9.
Open 7 days a week, 9:00 am-6:00 pm.
8619 West ML Avenue Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Harvest Moon Acres
“We are southwestern Michigan’s place for outdoor family fall fun! A variety of attractions including a 5-acre Corn Maze, Fun Zone, Petting Zoo, hayrides, and more awaits you. 
Open for the 2017 season September 16-October 29.
Saturdays, 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Sundays, 1:00 pm-6:00 pm
18725 M-40 Highway Gobles, MI 49055