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Fall Season at Barn Hill Preserve!

Pumpkin Patch

September 30th

October 1st, 7th, 8th, 14th, 15th, 21st, 22nd, 28th, 29th

November 4th and 5th


Drink Beer, Save Sloths

Fall Competitions

Enter our fall contests to win great prizes!


Hunt Zombies with Gel Blasters!


Every Pumpkin Patch is $17.50 per person for one day and ages 2 and under are free! Tickets are purchased day of the event! We hope to see you there!

Prehistoric Patch

September 30th, October 1st, 21st, 22nd, and November 4th and 5th will be our Prehistoric Patch featuring dinosaurs and pumpkins!


October 7th and 8th will be Mystical Patch! Witches, Wizards, Goblins, Fairies, and more are welcome to come for a magical time! Acadiana Merfolk will be joining us with real mermaids this weekend as well!

The Amazing Pumpkin Patch

October 14th and 15th will be The Amazing Pumpkin Patch! Your favorite Disney Princesses including Elsa and Ana, Belle, Moana, Tiana, and Superheroes will tag along for a fairytale day! Acadiana Merfolk will be joining us with real mermaids this weekend!

BOO at the Barn

October 28th and 29th will be BOO at the Barn! Meet the Sanderson Sisters, Oogie Boogie, and other villains and join some spooky Competitions! We will be hosting a contest for the best costume and the best trunk-or-treater!


Slothtoberfest is our biggest event of the year and will be taking place on October 28 from 5:30pm to 8:30pm! This event will feature a variety of breweries and vendors for our guests to peruse while enjoying live music and animal ambassadors!

Breweries featured:

-Gilla Brewery

-Parish Brewing Co.

-Gnarly Barley Brewing

-Great Raft Brewing

-Urban South Brewery

-Tin Roof Brewing Co LLC

-Abita Brewing Company

-Agile Brewing

-Low Road Brewing

Drink Beer Save Sloths! Join us for an exciting evening full of delicious beers, live music, fall festivities, food, visits from animal ambassadors, and more! This event is sure to sell out, so order your presale ticket now to reserve your spot! 

The best part? Proceeds from this event will benefit the nonprofit organization Kids Saving the Rainforest! Their mission is to protect the diverse wildlife on Costa Rica's Pacific Coast with conservation projects, which include KSTR's wildlife rescue center, where they rescue, rehabilitate, and release injured, sick, and orphaned animals back into the wild. Animals that can never be released because they were raised in captivity as illegal pets, became reliant on humans for food, or were permanently injured or disabled are cared for in KSTR's wildlife sanctuary.

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Fall Competitions!

Each competitor must create a decorative 12 inch by 12-inch sign stating Name, Age and Theme of Scarecrow and/or Trunk

Scarecrow Decorating Contest!

**Must deliver your scarecrow to Barn Hill Preserve

by September 29th**


-Scarecrow must be family-friendly

-Scarecrow must be at least 3.5 ft tall

-Scarecrow must be free-standing held together by rhubarb, wire, a box, etc.

-Scarecrow should be able to withstand weather for four weeks minimum


Best in Youth: 13 and under!

Best Traditional Scarecrow!

Best Business: Businesses and organizations please submit your best group scarecrow!

Thrills and Chills: Spooky Scarecrow!

Critter Crow Off: Best Animal Scarecrow!

Trunk or Treat Contest!


-Trunk must be family-friendly

-Trunk must be available Oct 28th and/or 29th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

-Trunk must have some type of treat, goodie, activity, or photo opportunity available for trunk or treaters


Best Costume!
Best Trunk Theme
Best Overall 

**Must sign up via button below before October 15th!

Prizes for Both Contests:
All entries will receive

free entry to one day during our pumpkin patch!
First place: Private Otter Swim for Four (ages 10 and up)
Second Place: Zipline and Encounter Tour for Four (ages 6 and up)
Third Place: Two Encounter Tour Tickets (all ages)


Zombie Hunt
at Magnolia Ridge Adventure Park

Our sister park will be hosting its first-ever Haunted Woods Zombie Hunt on October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28th! If you are interested in our Slothtoberfest event on October 28th, this will be an awesome adventure less than a mile down the road! You and your team will ride through the woods in search of the zombies that have risen at Magnolia Ridge. Using gel ball guns, you will hunt down the zombies and hopefully... make it out alive!

-Ticket price includes gel blaster and ammo; refills available for purchase during event

-Zombie hunting lasts approximately 1 hour

-Glow-in-the-dark items and cocktail cups available with a donation to a 501c3


**Interested in a private zombie hunting session for staff bonding, team building, fraternities and sororities, clubs, organizations, family groups, or anything else? Email

Ready to go zombie hunting?

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