McGee Farm in Florence open its farm at the end of September and for six weeks, the public is invited to pick pumpkins and experience on-the-farm fun, country cooking, and other family-friendly activities. The family-owned business is now in its 23rd year of opening the farm for visitors to enjoy and celebrating all of fall’s glory.
For those who want to take a piece of the autumn season home to enjoy, fall decorations, such as straw bales, corn stalks and miniature gourds are available to purchase. In addition to pumpkins, McGee Farm grows all of the colorful mums that are for sale each year. Visitors can pick from thousands of pots and many color variations.each year.
The Kitchen at McGee Farm is also open, serving up home-cooked country favorites such as white beans and cornbread, soups, muffins, homemade treats, pies, and more. McGee Farm also has a picnic area under a huge oak tree where guests can have picnics or simply to rest and take in the scenic countryside. Homemade jams, jellies, and relishes is available to purchase for visitors to enjoy at home or as gifts for the holiday season.
Activities at this Site
McGee Farm grows over 25 varieties of pumpkins with some growing up to 200 pounds and some as small as a child’s hand. Visitors have a choice of picking their orange treasure straight off the vine from the pumpkin patch or from a pile that have been pre-picked. Along with pumpkins of all shapes and sizes, visitors are treated to farm-life activities such as playing in hay, taking a scenic tractor-drawn wagon ride, a barnyard bounce and feeding chickens.
How to Get There
McGee Farm is located approximately 12 miles north of Cox Creek Parkway in Florence. Take 17 North to Zip City, turn left on County Road 8 at sign and go 3 1/2 miles. Turn right at the crossroads on County Road 7, go 1 mile and turn left to farm.
Monday through Friday 3 to 6 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m.
End of September to October 31 of each year
Price Style for this Establishment
Admission to the farm is free. Cost for the tractor-drawn wagon ride is $3 per person. School tour and group tour rates and reservations are available upon request.