• Heritage Christian Jan 2024

Farms Near Columbia, SC

Are you looking for a farm to visit near Columbia, SC? We have a list of local farms near you, plus farms and orchards that make a great day trip. These farms have everything from cute farm stores to corn mazes, pumpkin patches, and u-pick produce. You might also find farms with hayrides, farm playgrounds, and lots more. Spend a traditional family fun farm day at one of these farms near Columbia, SC.

Farms in Columbia, SC to visit

Are you looking for a specific farm activity? Maybe you want a farm where you can bring your own picnic, or a place where you can pick pumpkins. Use the categories below in the orange box to find the perfect farm to visit!

Farms in Columbia by Activity

McLeod Farms

843.335.8611 | 29247 S.C. Hwy 151, McBee, SC

Fall pumpkin season September 30th, 2023 – November 4th, 2023
Spring strawberry season opens in early April
Summer Peach Festival held in July

McLeod Farms is a produce farm founded in 1916 in McBee, SC. Along with their U-pick patches, they offer a market with a variety of goods to purchase. They also offer school field trips.
Their strawberry and pumpkin u pick patches are off the vine.

Offers:
U pick strawberry patch (April – May)
U pick pumpkin patch (October)
Corn maze (October to November)
Wagon rides
Summer Peach Festival (July)

 

Fall Festivities:
Wagon Ride to U-Pick Pumpkin Patch: $4 for ages 3 and older; Free for ages 2 and under
Corn Maze and Sunflower Field are priced separately
Open Tuesday – Friday and Sunday, 1 pm to 5 pm
Open Saturday, 9 am – 5 pm

Lever Farms

803.321.5952 | 5057 SC Highway 34, Pomaria, SC

Open April – June for strawberry season Monday through Friday
Open Summer months from dawn until dusk
Open October for pumpkin season on Saturday 

Lever Farms is located in Newberry County and is a working farm that is open seasonally to the public. The pumpkin patch and strawberry patch offer U-pick, and visitors can pick from the vine or select pre-picked for purchase. In October, there is a corn maze, an educational wagon ride, farm animals to view, and more.

Offers:
Spring field trips
Fall field trips
U-Pick Strawberries (April – June; Monday – Saturday 8 am – 6 pm)
U-Pick Pumpkins (October; Monday- Friday by appointment; Saturday 10-5; Closed Sunday)
Corn Maze (fall)

Prices:
Contact Lever Farms for specific pricing

Little Creek Farm offers small group interactive tours, birthday parties for kids, a space for adult gatherings, a photography rental location, and more!

Birthday Parties at Little Creek Farm include a bounce house and farm tour with animal interactions and photo opportunities. The cost is $250 for 20 children. There is a covered seating area available for party use. No food is included, but parents may bring in food, cake, beverages, and decorations.

*Events are currently not being offered due to construction on the farm. Check back soon for updated information.

Meador Acres Chestnuts LLC

803.807.8455 | 5525 Fish Hatchery Road, Pelion, SC

Meador Acres opens in the fall for chestnut season. 

Meador Acres was established in 2010 and is a chestnut grove located in Pelion, SC that offers u pick chestnuts during the fall season once they are ready to harvest.

Contact the orchard to schedule a time to U-Pick and to check availability and pricing.

 

Goat Daddy's Farm

| 144 Tomahawk Trail , Elgin, SC

Pet, feed, and learn about animals at Goat Daddy’s Farm. We would suggest setting aside at least 1 to 2 hours of your day in order to get the full Goat Daddy’s experience! There is so much to see and learn and even some opportunities for hands-on experiences!

Don’t forget to visit the farm for goat milk soap and lots more farm goodies.

The farm is open to the public every Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm.

This farm also offers seasonal events and homeschool days, as well as classes in homesteading.

 

 

Doko Farm

| 2101 Cedar Creek Road, Blythewood, SC

Doko Farm is a working farm that was established in 1839 that specializes in pasture-raised heritage meats. The farm hosts special events in April, June, and November that the public can attend and tour the farm.

Offers:
Spring Farm Fest (April)
AG and Art Tour (June)
Harvest Market at Doko Farm (November)
Farm tours
School tours
Volunteer opportunities
Purchasable pasture-raised heritage meats

Cottle Strawberry Farm

| 2533 Trotter Road, Hopkins, SC

Cottle Strawberry Farm has loads of u-pick strawberries in the spring. They also have pre-picked options.

In the fall, visit Cottel Strawberry Farms for u-pick and pre-picked pumpkins, as well as a large selection of mums.

 

Cottle Strawberry Farms has two locations: 

  • 2533 Trotter Rd Hopkins, SC 29061| 803.695.1714 (closest to Columbia, SC)
  • 3712 W. Palmetto St Florence, SC 29501 | 843.317.0031

Fox Farm

803.351.2462 | 133 Virginia Pine Lane, Lexington , SC

Fox Farm

Fox Farm is a family-run farm that offers family visits by appointment and birthday parties on Saturdays.

Family visits:  Offers Saturday visits, by appointment only. Visits include:
Horse rides for $7.00 per child, $3.00 per adult
Hayrides
Visit the barn to feed and pet the farm animals.

Birthday parties: Parties cost $200 for a 2-hour time slot on Saturdays. Parties include:
Cookouts
Hayrides
Horse rides
BB gun shooting
Visits to the barnyard
Crafts

Clinton Sease Farm

| 382 Olde Farm Road, Lexington , SC

Clinton Sease Farm is located in Lexington, SC and was established in 1940. The farm has expanded since the early 2000s to include several public attractions, including a corn maze, birthday parties, and school tours.

Offers:
Sunflower fields: 
September
Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch: September-November for ages 3 and up. Tickets for mazes include all mazes, playground access, an obstacle course, unlimited wagon rides, and a visit to the pumpkin patch (pumpkin purchased separately).
Note: The pumpkin patch has placed pumpkins, not pumpkins on the vine.

School Tours available:
Pumpkin Patch Tour (October)
Strawberry Patch Tour (April)
Garden Tour (June)

Birthday Parties are available to book from April through November

Pets are not allowed.