25. Little Farmer Playground
Little Farmer Playground has been exclusively designed for Tate Farms by Little Tikes for hands on play allowing little farmers to stimulate their imaginations and explore their surroundings. Featuring multiple climbers of varying difficulty,4 slides, a roller slide, sensory toys, and tunnels ultimate farm playground experience. The Little Farmer Playground features rubber mulch and seating around the perimeter. Little Farmer Playground is targeted for ages 7 and under.
16. Corn Train
This corny ride features barrels of fun for all ages to enjoy. Ride as a single or double unit as you are pulled by a tractor on the perimeter of the farm.
18. Corn Cribs
Tate Farms features 4 corn cribs full of corn grown here on our family’s farm. An activity great for all ages as you use your imagination to swim, bury and dig into bushels and bushels of corn.
14. Play Barns
Designed by Granddaughter Morgan Tate Baker in 2017 after a fire consumed our pumpkin yard, the Play Barn is the focal point of our pumpkin yard. Featuring two stories of stairs, climbers, and sensory play, the play barn is great for all ages. At the top of the silo, you can find 2- 60-foot slides which have been a staple at Tate Farms for more than a decade.
24. Pedal Karts
The pedal kart track located on the southwest corner of the farmyard features single and double rider pedal karts. Always a hit for all ages, enjoy a turn or two around the track for full family fun and laughs.
15. Jump Pad
Tate Farms features 3 jumping pads for hours of jumping fun. This activity, which is great for all ages, allows your entire family a way to jump on the 30x70 pads spread throughout the farmyard.
23. Barnyard Animals
Come and visit the celebrities of our farmyard! The stars of the show include babydoll sheep, goats of all sizes, Darla, our miniature cow, and her daughter, Tate, Charlotte the pot-belly pig, Lucille the donkey, and rabbits. Our barnyard animals offer a wonderful opportunity to observe them in their natural habitat as they graze on grass, relish pumpkin snacks, and interact with our friendly staff. These animals hold a special place in our family's heart and receive year-round care from Homer Tate's great-granddaughters.
20. Fun Slides
Taking all adults back to their childhood days, our Fun Slides are great for all ages. Sit on the provided carpet as you zoom down the slide to the landing platform, racing your friends and family. Well lit at night this activity is perfect for fun during the day and one-of-a-kind pictures of joy at night.
We are not short on Photo opportunities here at Tate Farms. Whether you get your annual picture with our "How tall this Fall" display, take your family picture at the Pumpkin House, or enjoy all of our hay art, the opportunities for insta-worthy pictures are available at every turn. Professional photographers please see our Policies page for more information on sessions at the farm.
21. Apple Cannon
Enjoy shooting apples at farm targets as they explode on impact. This activity is a separate charge and is 4 apples for $5 or 10 apples for $10. This activity is CARD ONLY and you can pay at the apple cannon.
22. Hay Rides
Take a hay ride to the pumpkin patch where you can pick a jack o'lantern from the vine. All standard pumpkins from the field are $8. The last hayride departs at 7:00pm weekdays, 7:30pm on Saturdays. Specialty pumpkins, mini and giant, winter squash, gourds, corn shocks and strawbells available for purchase in the Pumpkin Market.
19. Carousel (Dairy-Go-Round)
NEW for 2023, Tate Farms features the only dairy-go-round in North America. This one of a kind carousel was built and shipped from Italy exclusively for Tate Farms. Featuring a 42 person capacity, this carousel features farm themed animals such as goats, horses, pigs, roosters, sheep and cows.